We’re sharing convict stories with hands on activities and story time sessions with special guest, writer and performer, Sarah Hamilton. There is no extra charge for these activities which are included in your site entry ticket. Please note these sessions are for families to enjoy together, so all children must be accompanied by an adult.
Story Time Session
Sarah Hamilton is a writer, actor and performer and has recently created two new works of fictions for Cascades Female Factory, based on the history and stories of women who spent time within these walls.
In these sessions, children and their families will be introduced to the history of women convicts and the Cascades Female Factory using creativity, imagination and storytelling.
Monday 23 January sessions starting at 10:30; 11:00 & 11:30am
Tuesday 24 January sessions starting at 10:30; 11:00 & 11:30am
Saturday 28 January sessions starting at 11:00 & 11:30am
Women Convict Lives: A Visit to the Past
Come and hear a tale about one of the young convicts who spent time at Cascades Female Factory, experience the hard-work of the laundry and create your very own peg-doll.
In this 45 minute session, children and their families will learn more about the female convict experience.
Wednesday 25 January activities starting at 11:00am & 1:00pm
Thursday 26 January activities starting at 11:00am & 1:00pm
Friday 27 January activities starting at 11:00am & 1:00pm
Sunday 29 January activities starting at 11:00am & 1:00pm