Join the Butter Factory for campfire storytelling
  • Wednesday 11 April 2012

To celebrate the opening of the Are We There Yet? touring exhibition, Sunshine Coast Council invites residents and visitors to join Lyndon Davis from the Gubbi Gubbi and author Alison Lester for storytelling around the campfire on Friday 20 April at the Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre.

It is a unique opportunity to meet and enjoy two of Australia’s most interesting storytellers. Lyndon is renowned for the harmonious way he shares stories of Indigenous history in the Cooroy area.

Alison Lester, author, illustrator and an ambassador for the National Year of Reading is well known for weaving imaginary worlds with everyday life through her stories and artworks.

The magical evening starts at 6pm with a chance to meet and mingle with Alison and view the exhibition, the campfire and storytelling start at 7pm.

As part of the National Year of Reading the Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre will be hosting Alison Lester's Are We There Yet? touring exhibition from 20 April to 12 May 2012.

This will be the first opportunity to see some of Australia’s favourite picture book art at close quarters. The exhibition shows both the original illustrations as well as the preliminary and developmental stages in the making of the book.

For further information contact the Cooroy Library on 5454 9000 or Butter Factory Arts Centre on 5454 9050.