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    Stories From Here: An Audio Tour Of Bankstown - Launch Event

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    Stories From HereΒ is an audio walking tour of Bankstown with recorded monologues written by local young people aged 16-24 about their experiences in the area. Presented by Outloud, participating writers and performers have been mentored by published local author Kavita Bedford, director-dramaturg Finn Γ“ BranagΓ‘in, and recording partner "All The Best" from FBI Radio.

    Join us as we celebrate the launch of Stories From Here, where our young writers will guide you through this audio tour.Β 

    The map will be available online for self-walking tours, but this live event is your chance to walk with the authors!Β 

    Register for one of our three guided sessions, starting at the Bankstown Arts Centre.

    • 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm: Guided Tour 1
    • 1:15 pm-3:15 pm: Guided Tour 2
    • 1:30 pm-3:30 pm: Guided Tour 3

    Please note there will be approx. 4km's of walking.

    After the guided tours, join us for snacks, refreshments, and a Q&A.

    • 3:45 pm: Q&A with young writers

    What to bring:Β 

    • HeadphonesΒ 
    • Smartphone with Internet access
    • Comfortable walking shoes + clothing
    • Water
    • SunscreenΒ 
    • Sunglasses
    • Hat

    Where:Β 

    Tours commence at the forecourt at Bankstown Arts CentreΒ 

    5 Olympic Parade Bankstown 2200

      Getting there:

      Trains

      The T3 Bankstown Line takes you within five minutes of the Arts Centre! For more information on train times, visit Transportnsw.info

      Buses

      Bankstown Arts Centre is within five minutes walking distance from the Bankstown Bus Interchange. For train and bus schedules, visitΒ transportnsw.info.

      Parking

      Parking around the Arts Centre is limited. We suggest taking public transport whenever possible. Limited free four hours (4P) parking is available at the community carpark located along Olympic Parade. Also, Marion Street Carpark, Dale Lane Carpark, Brandon Avenue Carpark and Greenfield Parade Carpark are within walking distance to the Arts Centre.

      Tickets:

      Our launch event is free toΒ attend, but spaces are limited so register here to make sure you don't miss out.Β If you're able, please consider making a small tax-deductible donation to Outloud so that we can continue to run more great projects like this with young people in Bankstown.

      Thank you to our partners and supporters:Β 

      This project was created by Outloud with audio production partner All The Best at FBi Radio and with support from Collappor8. Funding for this project has been provided by the New South Wales Government and Canterbury Bankstown City Council. We’d like to thank Bankstown Poetry Slam, Headspace Bankstown and Humanity Matters for sharing their stories with us.


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