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Come join us in celebrating the official opening of this our 4TH ANNUAL WARRNAMBOOL STORYTELLING FESTIVAL and find out more about all the exciting events and fascinating stories we have on offer this year.

As a special feature for the launch event, the Warrnambool Symphony Orchestra will perform ‘Rumpelstiltskin’ for only its third public performance. Suitable for all ages, this German fairy tale, collected by the Brothers Grimm, is narrated to music written especially for this Orchestra by Stefan Cassomenos, highly acclaimed concert pianist, composer and co-director with Monica Curro of the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival.

15 June 2pm
Welsford Hall,
Warrnambool College
Grafton Rd, $10
(kids 18 & under free)


God's Story, My Story,
Our Story

Cycling Around The Globe

Desert Island Discs
with John MacInnes

The Big Male Chinwag
at Fishtales Cafe

Sharing The Stories
We Live By  - Workshop

Storytime with
a Warrnambool Story Dog

The Human Library

Flavours of Home
A Multicultural Food Memories
Storytelling Event


The Ghost Riders Story

The Sea Beggars
Irish & Australian Songs

Family Album

A Captivating Evening
With Don Cowling

Singing Stories In Your Own Words - Songwriters' Panel

Neil Murray: The Telling


Something In The Water

Peace By Chocolate
A Film for Refugee Week

Stories of Warrnambool
on the Screen

History of Koroit
Railway Station


Songwriters' Panel

The Creative Life

Self-Publishing Panel


Red Gifts in the Garden of Stones - Pam Swanborough

How To Judge A Book By Its Cover?  - Cristy Burne

The Power of Poetry

South West Writing Competition


Tales From The Morgue
Workshop  & Performance

Letters to Lindy
Terang Theatre Troupe

Radio Theatre:
A Whale's Tail

Oliver Coleman:

Tales of Dance,
Music & Magic

15 Minutes of Fame
at Crossley

The Mistress of
Morvengore Worley

Open Mic

Winter Wool Weekend
at Flagstaff Hill

Stories of wool, its origins and uses over time. Enjoy a hot drink or hearty mug of house made soup while watching demonstrations of traditional wool fibre practices and crafts including blade shearing, fleece preparation, yarn spinning and knitting, plus special demonstrations of felting and dyeing and interactive touch and feel activities.

Saturday & Sunday
6/7 July, 11am - 3pm
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum
FREE with general admission to Flagstaff Hill
Book via or 03 5559 4600

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