Festival Opening

Location: Railway Institute Hall, Thirroul


Time Description
17:00 – 19:00

Children’s “PJ and Pizza Party”

Target age: 8-12 years, siblings welcome

Children move between a series of stations around the library – directed by library staff.

At each station, one of 6 different guests is situated, offering book signings and a simple relevant activity/craft/mini writing activity

Book signings with author


19:30 – 22:00

Festival opening program 7.30pm – 10:00pm

A smorgasbord of music and words to start the 2017 Thirroul Readers and Writers Festival!


Welcome from Committee

Welcome to Country given by Richard Davies

A guest speaker from the Indigenous Literacy Foundation talking about what the Foundation do in remote indigenous communities and our festivals partnership with them


Sally Forth – a local 5 part acapella group with a selection of eclectic (mostly) unaccompanied songs



Jeff Apter’s new book will be launched: High Voltage; the life of Angus Young ACDC’s Last Man Standing, 

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