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Jack's Event Fun

what happens at a Jack the Silly-Yak Event?

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Read Silly-Yak with Author Alex

Sing + Dance along to Jack + Alex's Songs

Learn + Play at Jack's Cafe


Share your Coeliac Stories with Jack

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Get Your Copy of Silly-Yak Signed by Alex

Craft Your
Own Jack
to Take Home

Past Events

So far on Jack + Alex's Adventures

2011 Alex was diagnosed with three Auto-Immune Diseases at Thirteen. She spent  7 years in and out of remission with a community of encouragement and support. 

2018 while studying at The University of Newcastle the idea of Jack the Silly-Yak was born!

2020 Alex Wrote and Illustrated SILLY-YAK while in lockdown. learning the art of book publishing and illustration. Later this year Alex and SILLY-YAK recieved the Lake Macquarie City Council's Creative Seed Grant

2021 Alex Co-Published SILLY-Yak with Brisbane's In-house Publishing and on the 26th of June at Belmont Library SILLY-YAK was launched in an interactive LIVE event

Since then Alex and Jack have been connected with local media and business', telling the Jack the Silly-Yak story.

*NBN Newcastle, Newcastle Herald, Starlight Children's Foundation, Newcastle Live, Hunter Lifestyle Mag, Newcastle Museum, A Gluten Free Podcast, Secrets of a Self Starter, Benny Time, YUM Gluten Free

Jack the Silly-Yak have help interactive informative events throughout Newcastle and the Hunter.

*Maitland Libraries, Port Stephens Libraries, Lake Macquarie Libraries, Olive Tree markets, Fringe Festival

2022 Alex was announced amongst other young entrepreneurs as a ABC Heywire Trailblazer. In March Jack the Silly-Yak the EP was released

2023 Online one of a kind web series and educational program Giggle and Learn was Filmed, produced and launched by Regional Artists and in collaboration with Australian Gluten Free companies and Newcastle businesses. Young Novocastrians starred alongside Jack and Alex in 3 music videos. Jack and Alex where also guest performers at Melbournes Gluten Free Expo.

Jack's Stamp Collection!

You can find SILLY-YAK in these cities
Major Children's Hospitals and Libraries!

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