Get drawing these school holidays – fun for free!

The Big Draw is the world’s biggest drawing festival, bringing people together of all ages to celebrate the power of drawing!

The World’s Biggest Drawing Festival, The Big Draw, is coming to Crown Street Mall this October school holidays, and the theme is Play – The Big Draw Festival is all about letting loose, discovery, experimentation and most importantly having fun with the most ancient form of communication – drawing.


The Big Draw explodes with colour for a day on Saturday 6 October!  Participants are invited to grab a Drawing Passport and journey through each station (Nature Play, Geo Play, Ocean Play and Mandala Play) that reflect our local region and culture.  Plus take part in a live interactive public drawing.

Dates: Saturday 6 October
Time: 10am to 2pm
Location: Crown Street Mall


The Daily Draw workshops run for an hour at 11am – 12pm, followed by two hours of free, public, interactive drawing and drop in. This is open to all ages from 6-96!

Dates: Tuesday 2 October –  Thursday 12 October (each Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday of the School Holidays)
Time: 11am – 2pm, Workshops: 11am – 12pm Bookings for workshops are essential via Wild Rumpus
Location: Crown Street Mall, Wollongong

Come and join in on a free Drawing and Illustration workshop from one of our local artists and illustrators:

Tuesday 2nd Oct / Mandala Illustration with Tegan

Wednesday 3rd Oct / Japanese Calligraphy with Shodo Dojo

Thursday 4th Oct / Charcoal Drawing with Andrea Rees

Tuesday 9th Oct / Charcoal Drawing with Andrea Rees

Wednesday 10th Oct / Japanese Calligraphy with Shodo Dojo

Thursday 11th Oct / 3D Geometric Drawing with Sharnie Shield and Catriona Stanton

For more details and to book a workshop visit Wild Rumpus