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Wadjemup Weaving Workshop

Learn traditional basket weaving techniques with Whadjuk Noongar artist Sharyn Egan.

  • Saturday 11 & Friday 17 November
  • Saturday 11 am - 1 pm, Friday 12 noon - 2 pm
  • Free event

Get hands on with Aboriginal culture and discover the basket weaving techniques of the Whadjuk Noongar community.

Guided by Whadjuk Noongar artist, Sharyn Egan, learn first-hand about weaving techniques and have a go at making your own basket.

This workshop provides a valuable opportunity to engage with the cultural heritage of Wadjemup and discover the significance of weaving, sourcing materials, and the importance of looking after Country.

This event is free but registration is required. Please ensure you register all members of your family, including adults and children. Children must be accompanied by an adult and supervised at all times during the event.

While every intent is for events to go ahead as planned, in some circumstances they may have to change due to inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Connect to Kambarang Program

This event is part of the Connect to Kambarang program with all-ages activities scheduled throughout November to celebrate the season of transformation on Wadjemup / Rottnest Island.

Saturday 11 November
11 am - 1 pm

Friday 17 November
12 noon - 2 pm

Where to find the Weaving workshop

The event is located in the heart of the settlement, on Thomson Lawn. Visitors will find the event site just a two-minute walk from the main jetty.