Tasmanian Devil Holiday Storytime with Author Claire Saxby

Saturday 2nd July 2022

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM





Join fabulous, award-winning Australian author Claire Saxby, at Dromkeen on Saturday July 2nd at 2.00pm, as she shares her beautiful new picture-storybook ‘Tasmanian Devil’. There will be a cute craft activity for everyone to complete as well.
This is a free event but signed copies of Claire’s wonderful book will be available for purchase on the day at $25.99
“An engaging addition to the Nature Storybooks series, Tasmanian Devil showcases different elements of the habitat, behaviours, and day to day life of one of Australia’s most famous marsupials.”
“In Tasmanian Devil award-winning author Claire Saxby and talented artist Max Hamilton tell the story of two imps, or young devils. As the book progresses, the brother and sister grow and venture further from the den, exploring more and more of their world in this stunning Nature Storybook.”
Suitable for Pre School & Primary School-age.

Mark Wilson Self Publishing Workshop-Step by Step

Saturday 9th July 2022

1pm – 3pm



Cost: $70 via Trybooking


Geoff Maddern & Mark Wilson Present a Workshop for Amateur & Professional Writers.

Discover everything you need to know about self-publishing your own book in traditional book format &/or digitally online and the costs involved. Includes novels, information books, family histories, booklets, novelettes & kid’s picture books. Includes editing, formatting your manuscript online, ordering and checking proofs and producing and up-loading a cover. Also, bring your own questions to be answered.

'Walts the Waterbirds' - Harpest Performance by Michael Johnson

Saturday 10th July 2022 

3:00 PM – 4:30 PM



Come and join gifted harpist and composer from the Royal Botanic Gardens, for an inspiring and relaxing afternoon of music, inspired by the beautiful water-birds that make their home in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne. Michael’s music and storytelling skills will have you spellbound.

Storytime For Children

1st Saturday of Every Month

2:00 PM to  3 PM.


Storytime for children on the 1st Saturday of every month from 2 – 3 pm.

Enjoy an hour of storytime fun with activities. Parents are welcome to browse the gallery and visit the Dromkeen Tearoom.