Herb Patten (Ganai-Kurnai, Yorta Yorta and Wiradjuri) is a painter and gum leaf player. He is widely known throughout Australia as a professional gum leaf player and has released two CDs – How to Play the Gumleaf and Born an Aussie Son. Patten has a Diploma in Visual Art and his painting, Five Shields, which consists of five separate objects, is in the collection of the National Gallery of Victoria.
Tall tales and true from the wisest storytellers in the country. Perhaps they’ll even scare you out of your skin with a ghost story or two. This is an intimate and special session and places are limited. With Uncle Talgium (Chocka) Edwards, Uncle Herb Patten, Uncle Larry Walsh and Aunty Barb Nicholson.