The Big Draw

Children’s Laureate Leigh Hobbs is the much-loved creator of Old Tom, Horrible Harriet, Mr Chicken and a cast of other wickedly funny characters. Watch him draw live and meet his creations – and students will draw, too! Bring a pen or pencil and something to rest paper on. With Sally Rippin.

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Leigh Hobbs

Artist and author Leigh Hobbs is the current Australian Children's Laureate. Best known for his children's books featuring his characters Old Tom,...

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Sally Rippin

Sally Rippin was born in Darwin, but grew up mainly in Southeast Asia. As a young adult she lived in China for three years, studying traditional...

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25 August – 3 September