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Take Heart, Take Action

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This event has been cancelled as part of our preventative measures to stem the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. If you have tickets for this event, we’ll be in touch with you directly via email.

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Beci Orpin’s new book for kids, Take Heart, Take Action, is filled with bold and beautiful illustrations and simple messages for children on how to make the world a better place: ‘be kind’, ‘don’t lose heart’, ‘compost’, ‘protect nature’. It’s a book to spark discussions about the planet and our place in it. 

In this school-holiday event, Beci herself will appear at the Wheeler Centre to do exactly that. The beloved Australian designer and illustrator will talk kids through the book and her artistic process. She’ll then get them inspired to design their own illustrations and posters that promote positive impact on the world. All materials provided.

This event is suitable for 4–8 year olds.

See also: Morning session

Featuring

Featuring

Beci Orpin

Beci Orpin is a creative practitioner based in Melbourne, Australia. Her work occupies a space between illustration, design and craft. She has run a freelance studio for over 20 years, catering to a wide range of clients as well as exhibiting her work both locally and internationally. She has writte... Read more

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The Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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