Watch the amazing creations hurtle down the hill and then join Mundaring Arts Centre artists to create your own Retro Billy Cart at the community festival.
Using a variety of recycled materials, arts and motor enthusiasts of all ages are welcome to join in the fun, create your Hill Trolley and take part in the great race! Participants will take their marks and run “drive” the course to win a selection of prizes.
Sunday 28 October | 10am - 2pm |Free
Evans Street, Mount Helena
PRESENTED BY THE MOUNT HELENA RESIDENTS AND RATE PAYERS ASSOCIATION
Race a Billy Cart down the main street of the historic saw milling village of Mount Helena.
Design, build and enter the Billy Cart race, with prizes for winning contestants. Dress for the period theme or just come along to see the action. An event for all the family, for young and old, the race will be complimented by a host of vintage themed attractions, including create your own Billy Cart activities by Mundaring Arts Centre.
Sunday 28 October | 9am - 4pm | Free
Evans Street, Mount Helena
PRESENTED BY THE MUNDARING CAMERA CLUB
Celebrating the tools we use to create, fix and modify, the Mundaring Camera Club presents a suite of photographic images as part of the What a Tool community project.
Club members have selected images to showcase different perspectives, the interplay of light and subject demonstrating each photographer’s interpretation of the “Tool” theme.
PRESENTED BY SHIRE OF MUNDARING LIBRARIES AND KSP WRITERS' CENTRE
Rhyme, repetition, stanza, alliteration, are just some of the tools of poetry, which in itself is an instrument of communication and self expression. Join KSP Writers' Centre writer-in-residence Cath Drake Join Cath as she reads from her work and discusses the tools which boost her writing and practice at the Mundaring Library.
Tuesday 9 October | 5.45pm – 6.45pm | Free (bookings essential)
1 Nichol Street, Mundaring
To celebrate the cross-community project What A Tool, come and be a part of an action-packed Open Day full of fun activities the whole family will enjoy.
Midland Junction Arts Centre will be abuzz with live music, food, demonstrations and workshops for people of all ages to ‘drop in’, have a go and soak up the community atmosphere.
Exploring the many uses and applications of various ‘tools’, book in for a formal workshop or simply come along on the day and have a go. Watch artists transform the mundane to the magical using industry specific tools and explore how far technology has taken us with new tools you (may have) never seen
PRESENTED BY ST JOHN OF GOD HEALTH CARE
Armamentarium shares some of the instruments and equipment from the St John of God Heritage Collection used in the delivery of health care. From the theatre, to the pharmacy and bedside, tools play a vital role in the holistic approach to all of person care.
PRESENTED BY SHIRE OF MUNDARING AND KSP WRITERS' CENTRE
Entries are now open for the Mundaring Poetry Competition 2018 with this year's theme “The tool/s one cannot live without”.
The competition is free to enter with a first prize of $300. Entries close 5pm Friday 5 October 2018. For full entry conditions download an entry form, visit the libraries to pick up one up, or visit www.mundaring.wa.gov.au
Brace yourself for a day of action, invention, creativity and history when Mundaring comes alive to the sound of hammers for the What a Tool Open Day.
Community groups, artists and businesses from across WA have come together to showcase the ‘tools of their trades’ and invite the public to soak up the atmosphere and have a go!
The Mundaring Hall and surrounds will be bursting with community group and business displays, forging and artisan demonstrations, interactive art activities, food and locally crafted things to buy.
Join curator Jude van der Merwe and exhibiting artists Tony Windberg, Phil Gamblen and Denise Pepper as they discuss their arts practice and the artworks they have created for 'Instrumental: the distinct pleasures of tools' as part of the 'What, a Tool' project.
PRESENTED BY MUNDARING & HILLS HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Made in Mundaring explores the some of the fascinating tools and objects that have shaped the Mundaring region. From the Jarrah slabs felled in the Perth Hills and sent to pave the streets of London, to the beautiful stained-glass windows made by Gowers & Brown for churches throughout WA, the range of tools, building materials, domestic objects, artworks, and inventions made locally is extraordinary.
PRESENTED BY SHIRE OF MUNDARING LIBRARIES
This one-hour talk unlocks that key to the core elements of story structure. Rebecca Laffar-Smith shares an inside look at what makes the stories we love, compelling and universal. With examples from popular fiction, Rebecca breaks down The Hero's Journey and the foundation of story development.