Location: Thirroul Community Centre Hall



Time Description
10:30– 12.30

 Book Tasting

Words AND food, what more could you want!

(An event organized by the Thirroul Librarians)



Salt Blood

Michael Adams talks about and reads from his essay, the winner of the Australian Book Review’s Calibre Essay

11.30 -13:00

Sporting Conversations with…

Gideon Haigh A Stroke of Genius – Victor Trumper and the shot that changed cricket) and Jeremy Wilshire Test of Character; Confessions of Cricket Legends

13:00 13.45



13.45 – 14.45

In Conversation with…

Catherine McKinnon author of Storyland in conversation with Caroline Baum, author of OnlyA Singular Memoir

15.00 – 15.45

Who Are You? Part 1

Jeff Apter, author of High Voltage; the life of Angus Young ACDC’s Last Man Standing, in conversation with Tim Douglas

16.00 – 16.45

Who Are You” Part 2

Ashleigh Wilson, author of Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing, in conversation with Tim Douglas

17.00 – 17.45

Who Are You” Part 3

Kerrie Davies, author of The Wife’s Heart; The Untold Story of Bertha and Henry Lawson, in conversation with Tim Douglas, with Tom Wilkie-Black reading the poems of Henry Lawson

18.00 – 18.30

Canapes with the Authors


Judy Stubbs, (The Director of Eklektika) will give a short talk about Madness and how it informs her music (and other things!



Cabaret Gothique

cabaret–gothixThe Mad Scientist. The Mad Wife in the Attic. The Hunchback Driven Mad by Love. Join Eklektika & Friends as they explore madness in all its guises through their favourite Gothic characters and their unique take on the music of Prince, Sia, Nine Inch Nails, Florence & The Machine, Leonard Cohen, Muse, Neil Finn and more.


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