At Maalinup we are proud to share our culture and history through activities, performance and food.

To make booking, email us on manager@maalinup.com.au or telephone or fax on (08) 9296 0711 (+61 8 9296 0711). 
Our friendly staff will gladly take your booking enquiry.

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“Kedalak Keniny” (Nightime Corroboree)

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Join us for a traditional night
of dance, song and a
bush tucker feast.

Enjoy an evening Aboriginal dance and didgridoo performance with a welcome by an elder, stories and canapes and a bushtucker 3 course dinner.

Let us welcome you with a surprise beverage, a song in language and bush inspired nibbles.....then entertain you with an Aboriginal dance and digeridoo performance, and the bush tucker dinner with a contemporary twist.  Interaction with the dancers and photo opportunity.  Browse and shop in the gallery chatting to local Aboriginal people before you head home.

6 pm start and allow up to 3 hours.

Canapes include a selection of savouries such as wanton wrapped prawns with lemon myrtle, wattleseed and sweet potato patties, bush tomato mousse in savoury cases.  Bushtucker dinner includes bush meats  (kangaroo and emu) vegetables and bush herbs, desserts such as quondong jam tarts with cream and lemon myrtle cake.  Please advise any dietary requirements in advance.  

Menu is indicative only.   Minimum numbers apply.

$150 per person including GST (For Groups of 20 - 60 only)
Bookings essential.

 

Ochre hand prints


Learn about Aboriginal art
.

Create your own piece of unique Aboriginal art to take home and frame.
Learn about Aboriginal art, iconography and symbols used, and paints made from ochre.

Allow 1 hour

$22 per person including GST

Bookings Essential.  Minimum numbers 4.

 

Bush Tucker Talk and Tastings

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Learn about bush foods,
where they grow, how they
taste and how you can use
them in your own recipes.

Our new format BUSHTUCKER TALK AND TASTINGS brings more cultural information to you.  Here's how it unfolds:

A welcome in Noongar language and introduction by your Aboriginal presenter followed by an informative talk covering:

  • A brief local Aboriginal history  
  • Traditional Aboriginal agriculture 
  • Traditional Aboriginal food 
  • Walking across the land according to our Noongar six seasons, accessing and sharing different food resources 
     
    and then on to the food itself:
     
  • Contemporary popular bushfoods and uses 
  • Herbs, spices, peppers and fruits to sniff, touch, taste   
  • Sauces, jams, oils and chutneys to try   
  • Some delicious food incorporating Aboriginal flavours to try. 

    then a peek at our bushfood garden (weather permitting) and we have some plants for you to buy.  Then back to the gallery to browsw our bushfood range, gifts and artworks.

 

Allow at least 1 hour

$27.50 per person including GST

Bookings essential.  Minimum numbers: 4

You can turn this experience into a Bush Tucker lunch.  Talk to us about your requirments and pricing.

 

Local History, Culture, Tools and Weapons

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Discover the unique history
and culture of Australia's First Nations peoples.

Enjoy a welcome in Noongar language and a personal introduction bu your Aboriginal guide.

Listen to a fascinating insight into local history, culture and stories.  Learn about kinship systems and marriage laws.  Handle the tools and weapons as you learn how they are made and used.  Hear about the usefulness of kangaroo poo and how to prepare a goanna for cooking.
 
Allow 30 minute

$17.50 inc GST per person

Bookings essential.  Minimum numbers 4.

 

Prices for individuals and groups

Additinal activities available only for groups of 20 and more.  Let us tailor a programme to suit you. 
Prices available on application.

Activities include:

  • Meet an Aboriginal Elder and Hear their Stories
  • Lisen to a Talk about Contemporary History and Cultural Awareness
  • Watch a Didgeridoo and Dance Demonstration
  • Learn about Tools and Weapons  and How They were Used.  Watch a demonstration on How to Make our Unique Glue.
  • Bushtucker BBQ

Plus those listed in the general section.

Testimonials

Thank you (and Lyall) for a wonderful session on Saturday, the members provided some marvellous feedback not only about the food but especially your gift for sharing your culture and stories with warmth and delight. 

Lesley Thomas

Living Smart Organiser

 

“Our delegates to the ‘Local, Global, Clinical – Clinical Legal Education in a Shrinking World Conference’ were University Law Teachers who came form a number of countries including China, Japan, USA, England, Ireland, Oman, Nigeria and Australia…They were all very impressed…and enjoyed the opportunity to experience the presentation and performance of Noongar culture, tradition and food…We had 53 people in our group that night and you managed to entertain and engage each one.”

Gai Walker
Acting Director
Scales Community Legal Centre

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