Children's Week event information

  • Penny Drive Songwriting Workshops

    Dandenong Ranges Music Council Inc

    Event Details


    Music specialists will conduct song writing workshops at Tecoma, Kallista and Macclesfield Primary School to write a song about the 1919 Penny Drive story. Prior to the activity, students will learn about 1919 Penny Drive and discover how the Villers Bretonneux school in France was rebuilt with donations from the Victorian Department of Education as well as Victorian School children and their teachers, who helped the effort by asking for pennies, in what was to be known as the Penny Drive.

    Age Groups

    10 to 12 years


    Ms Karen Noonan
    (03) 9754 6566


    Tecoma Primary School, 1536 Burwood Highway, Tecoma, VIC, 3160



    Start Date: 23/10/2017
    End Date: 23/10/2017
    Time: 9am to 3.30pm