School holiday workshops

School holiday workshops
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Join us for a range of school holiday classes and fun activities, so your kids are kept engaged and active. School holiday workshops Join us for a range of school holiday classes and fun activities, so your kids are kept engaged and active. Events; What's On; Arts and Culture; Arts Centre

​​​Come and join us for range of fun activities during the school holidays. We update our workshops each school holiday session, so make sure to check back to find out what's going on!

Summer School Holidays Programs​

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 BINDI BOSSES Dance & Storytelling Workshop (POSTPONED)


Spice up your Summer and join award-winning Indian Dancer Choreographer and BINDI BOSSES Director Shyamla for an immersive one hour workshop that fuses the sights, sounds and stories of Indian culture with the local environment to inspire dance and movement.

Update: Due to unforseen circumstances, we are postponing this event. Not to worry thoug, we're planning to bring BINDI BOSSES back to the Arts Centre for our 10th Anniversary celebration in February and again in March! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more information.

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 Summer Clay Club: Clay Creatures (SOLD OUT!)


Get your hands dirty and create funky clay creatures during the January School Holidays with the experienced and friendly art teacher, Elsa Jara!

Workshop 1: Design and build your clay creature, using clay provided by the Arts Centre

Workshop 2: Paint and decorate your clay creature after it's been fired in the kiln

*Workshop fees include clay and other materials needed to make your favourite funky clay creatures.

 Dates: 12 January & 19 January

Times: 11-12:30pm

Cost: $20 (Includes materials)

Ages: 6-12


Bankstown Arts Centre is doing everything we can to ensure the health and safety of our visitors. We are cleaning and monitoring local cases as per NSW Health and Canterbury Bankstown council recommendations. We understand that due to the changing circumstances of COVID 19, some attendees may wish to change their plans and cancel participation in this workshop. Therefore, you may cancel this ticket and request a refund by contacting A small cancellation fee will apply.



School Holiday Performances

Parental supervision

Because our school holiday performances are public events, adult supervision is required for audience 15 years and under. Please book enough tickets for you and your child/children.

What if I can no longer make it to the performance?

Our school holiday program is extremely popular, we kindly ask that you only register if you are confident you can attend. We understand that at times, circumstances change unexpectedly. If you cannot attend and need to cancel your ticket(s), please inform us at as soon as possible so that we can offer your spot to someone on the waiting list.

Limited AT THE DOOR tickets will be released subject to availabilities.

School Holiday Workshops


During holiday workshops

Wear comfortable clothes and enclosed shoes

Bring a bottle of water; snack is optional (no nut products)

For parents/guardians - drop off your child in the workshop classroom five mins before the commencement of class and pick up your child at the end of the workshop. We do not provide childminding after the class.

We do not allow adults present at the workshop apart from our facilitator for WHS safety reasons. You are welcome to wait outside the classroom until the conclusion of the workshop

The Bankstown Arts Centre advises parents that the students will be working with clay and paint that is difficult to remove from clothes, please wear suitable clothing for painting activities.​​

Student Conduct

Students attending classes will follow the rules of the Centre and the instructions of the teacher or other staff.

Students will not interfere with the work of others and will not behave in ways that present risks to the safety of themselves or others.

Students who present a risk to others or themselves through repeated inappropriate behaviour may be refused enrolment.

If children do not follow the rules or repeated requests from teachers or other staff to behave in an appropriate manner, parents will be contacted to collect their child from the Centre.


General Information

Access information

Entry to Bankstown Arts Centre is via the front of the building at Dale Parade. Visitors with restricted mobility can use all public spaces at the Arts Centre. Disabled parking is also available at the Olympic Parade car park.

Incubate Artists Studios is within one minute walking-distance from Bankstown Station and Bus Interchange and features a wheelchair ramp and lifts.

Public transport

Bankstown Arts Centre is within five minutes walking distance from Bankstown Train Station and Bus Interchange! It is by far the easiest and most advisable way to get to the Arts Centre.  We recommend that you plan your trip in advance if taking public transportation. Visit for information on train and bus schedules.

Parking at the precinct

Parking is very limited at the Arts Centre precinct. Participants are suggested to use public transport wherever possible. Limited free 4-hours (4P) parking and accessible parking is available at the community carpark located on Olympic Parade. Contact us on 9707 5400 if you require accessibility arrangements.


Bookings for specific events and activities will be available approximately 2 weeks prior to the start of the school holidays. Please book online at​


Fees are non-refundable, and there are no transfers or refunds if you miss the workshop.​​​


Bankstown Arts Centre

5 Olympic Parade
Bankstown NSW 2200

Bankstown Arts Centre Incubate Studio

80 North Terrace
Bankstown NSW 2200