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What the World Needs Now

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When

Monday

April 1
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Where

Newcastle City Hall
290 King St
Newcastle NSW 2300

Tickets

$45.00
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What the World Needs Now

Celebrate the festival’s return at our opening night gala.

Love stirs us to action, brings us to our knees, inspires art, and binds us. After the past couple of years, let’s revel in its power.
Our speakers will delight, uplift and move you with stories from the heart. With Trent Dalton, Clementine Ford, Hannah Kent, Thomas Mayor, Nardi Simpson, and Jessie Stephens.

Hosted by Dan Cox.

 

The Speakers

Trent Dalton

Celebrate the festival’s return at our opening night gala. Love stirs us to action, brings us to our knees, inspires art, and binds us. After the past couple of years,…

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Clementine Ford

Celebrate the festival’s return at our opening night gala. Love stirs us to action, brings us to our knees, inspires art, and binds us. After the past couple of years,…

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Hannah Kent

Celebrate the festival’s return at our opening night gala. Love stirs us to action, brings us to our knees, inspires art, and binds us. After the past couple of years,…

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Thomas Mayor

Celebrate the festival’s return at our opening night gala. Love stirs us to action, brings us to our knees, inspires art, and binds us. After the past couple of years,…

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Nardi Simpson

Celebrate the festival’s return at our opening night gala. Love stirs us to action, brings us to our knees, inspires art, and binds us. After the past couple of years,…

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Jessie Stephens

Celebrate the festival’s return at our opening night gala. Love stirs us to action, brings us to our knees, inspires art, and binds us. After the past couple of years,…

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Dan Cox

Celebrate the festival’s return at our opening night gala. Love stirs us to action, brings us to our knees, inspires art, and binds us. After the past couple of years,…

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Boy Swallows Universe

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