Anzac Workshop at The Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance – Anzac Workshop

Have you ever heard about Digger, the dog who was smuggled onto a troop ship by his owner in the First World War? Or the incredible tale of a carrier pigeon that helped save a patrol in the Second World War?
Uncover these remarkable stories and more in an interactive program designed for the whole family.

The Shrine, Birdwood Ave, Melbourne, Victoria 3001 
NOVEMBER 19th at 3:15pm (free event)

Join us for an immersive experience led by award-winning author and illustrator, Mark Wilson.
Mark will guide you through his captivating picture books, setting the stage for an engaging drawing activity suitable for children and teens.

Families will also be invited to attend a 15-minute Last Post Service on the Shrine Forecourt. Together, we will pay tribute to the role played by children during times of conflict and the profound impact of war on their lives.

A selection of Mark Wilson’s books will be available for purchase and personal signing.

Booking your spot is essential as spaces are limited. Visit 

Please note, all children and teenagers must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of this activity.

This program relates to the Shrine exhibition Toys, Tales and Tenacity: Childhood Experiences of War.


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