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We are thrilled to be hosting our first event in Toowoomba as part of our East Coast Launch Tour!
Come and enjoy a fun and inspiring afternoon tea in the company of other creative mamas at the Urban Grounds Cafe.
Special Creative Mama Q&A Session with Emma MacTaggart
We will also be chatting with our special guest, and local creative mama Emma MacTaggart, founder of Child Writes, self published author and illustrator.
Creative Activity: Emma will also guide us through a mini creative activity so bring a pen or pencil and some paper.
We are also very excited to launch our Red Hot Mama online membership with you, so that more mamas can enjoy the many benefits of being part of this talented community.
We will also have amazing giveaways and special take home gifts thanks to our generous partners including Alter Eco fair trade and organic chocolate, writer Joanne Fedler, artist Jennifer Reid, Resparkle, Australia's leading organic and natural home care products, 'Mother Om' from Leonie Percy, spectacular Colour Away illustration by artist Louise Trevitt, a copy of 'Imagine' courtesy of Boogie Books.
PLUS your own copy of Good Reading magazine, to take home!
We can't wait to meet you!
About Emma MacTaggart
Emma Mactaggart is an award winning author and publisher, who has been teaching the craft of writing and illustrating to children and adults for the last ten years via her Child Writes program.
She is the largest publisher in the world of children’s picture books written by children for children! She is a regular guest on ABC Southern Queensland Radio with host Belinda Sanders talking about books, and if she isn’t consuming them herself, she is creating them.
'Imagine', award winning children's book, written by Emma MacTaggart
Emma's latest project is a collaborative effort with author Jo-Ann Capp, a novella titled ‘Four Hot Chips’. She is also the founder of the International Read to Me! Day Campaign, focusing every year, on March 19 on the importance of reading regularly to children.
We can't wait to meet you!
Our Launch Venue: Urban Grounds Cafe is a beautifully appointeded restaurant in an in an early 1900s building with verandah, overlooking the stunning gardens of Laurel Bank Park, close to Toowoomba CBD.
Afternoon tea, including tea and coffee, will be served.
At Mama Creatives we have organised an amazing year of evening talks, morning tea masterclass, expert panels, creative family school holiday workshops and more - we can't wait to share our creative community with you!
When & Where
Anna Kellerman, Mama Creatives
Mama Creatives is like a TED for mums. It's all about building a supportive and collaborative group for creative mothers to:
CONNECT - with other like-minded creative mamas
SHARE - their creative story, expertise or passion
COLLABORATE - form new creative partnerships
FLOURISH - get back in touch with their core creative identity to feel a sense of purpose and fulfilment
Anna Kellerman - Creative mama, trained art educator, registered art therapist, kids and art business owner, painter and all round life engager, passionate about nurturing creative talent and opportunities.
“To create one's own world in any of the arts takes courage” – Georgia O'Keefe