2017 Program

Friday
7th April 2017
Saturday
8th April 2017
Sunday
9th April 2017

Yarn Spinners

A Celebration of Dymphna Cusack, Florence James and Miles Franklin. Marilla North in conversation with Ann Hardy. Free session
Marilla North
Ann Hardy

Wisdom Tree Live

Nick Earls’ novella series is brought to life in this cabaret-style event at the Unorthodox Church of Groove, 3 Tudor Street, Newcastle West, 8pm to 9.30pm on Saturday 8 April. Joining Nick are Chris Flynn, Peggy Frew, Charles Firth and Miles Merrill who will interpret the stories. Local band Rose River will play songs selected by Nick. Host / Nick Milligan Tickets $30
Deanna Rose
Nick Milligan
Miles Merrill
Chris Flynn
Charles Firth
Nick Earls

Josephine Wants to Dance

Jackie French and the Newcastle Youth Orchestra Present – Josephine Wants to Dance In partnership with the Newcastle Writers Festival, the NYO returns with a very special Kids Classics concert. Composer William Jeffery has brought Jackie French’s wonderful book to life with music. Jackie will narrate the story of Josephine, the young kangaroo, who wants to dance. Tickets Adult – $25 Concession/Child – $15 Family – $60
William Jeffery
Jackie French