Eddie Ayres - Danger Music
Oct
4
6:00pm 6:00pm

Eddie Ayres - Danger Music

In Danger Music, Eddie takes us through the bombs and chaos of Kabul, into the lives of the Afghan children who are transported by Bach, Abba, Beethoven and their own exhilarating Afghan music. Alongside these epic experiences, Emma determines to take the final steps to secure her own peace; she becomes the man always there inside - Eddie.

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FWF Workshop - Writing Life, Writing Self
Oct
8
2:00pm 2:00pm

FWF Workshop - Writing Life, Writing Self

In this intensive workshop, author and editor Jessica Friedmann shares practical tips and personal advice about life-writing, memoir, and what it means to tell your own story. Draw on your personal experiences to create a well-honed narrative; discuss the personal and political act of writing while female; and explore the practicalities of finessing, editing and pitching personal writing.

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FWF - Giving Up the Good Girl
Oct
22
3:00pm 3:00pm

FWF - Giving Up the Good Girl

With 2017 the unofficial Year of the Nasty Woman, join us to discuss how expectations for women are changing, how we are challenging and rejecting gender roles, and learning to give up being so damn nice. Hear from three amazing creative women from different fields, about how they and their work have been politicised and criticised – but also applauded.

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Taboo - Kim Scott
Sep
20
6:00pm 6:00pm

Taboo - Kim Scott

From Kim Scott, two-times winner of the Miles Franklin Literary Award, comes a work charged with ambition and poetry, in equal parts brutal, mysterious and idealistic, about a young woman cast into a drama that has been playing for over two hundred years...

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Tom Griffiths - The Art of Time Travel
Sep
3
3:00pm 3:00pm

Tom Griffiths - The Art of Time Travel

Through portraits of fourteen historians, Tom Griffiths traces how a body of work is formed out of a life-long dialogue between past evidence and present experience. Join him to discuss the historian’s craft, how our understanding of the past is ever-evolving and what history reveals about us, in conversation with Chris Wallace.

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The Long Table - Winemaker Dinner
Jul
5
6:30pm 6:30pm

The Long Table - Winemaker Dinner

We're very pleased to present winemaking team Charlie Svenson and son Ben from De Salis Wines for an exclusive Long Table bookshop dinner. Enjoy canapes and sparkling wine on arrival, followed by a four course dinner created by Head Chef Steven Sweeney, that showcases a selection of the extraordinary, minimal intervention cool climate wines from this much lauded winery.

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Brodie Lancaster: No Way! Okay, Fine.
Jun
27
6:00pm 6:00pm

Brodie Lancaster: No Way! Okay, Fine.

From the small town in regional Australia where she was told that 'girls can't play the drums' to New York City and back again, Brodie Lancaster has spent her life searching screens, books, music and magazines for bodies like hers, girls who loved each other, and women who didn't follow the silent instructions to shrink or hide that they've received since literal birth. This is the story of life as a young woman through the lenses of feminism and pop culture.

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The Turning Point - A Thrive Sistas Event
Jun
21
5:00pm 5:00pm

The Turning Point - A Thrive Sistas Event

What if there was a community of women, on similar, brave paths as you who shared their experience, wisdom and expertise in the hope of seeing you and others rise? Welcome Thrive Sistas. We are kicking off a new series of events with two passionate women who are both exceptional and ordinary, sharing their personal Turning Point stories. Join us for bubbles, nibbles, inspiration and music to stir your soul.

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Kim Mahood - Postion Doubtful
Jun
11
3:00pm 3:00pm

Kim Mahood - Postion Doubtful

Kim Mahood has spent a lifetime exploring the fault lines between back and white relations in Australia - and contemplating them as a writer, artist, and performer. Join us for a special afternoon viewing some of Kim’s work and hearing her in conversation with ABC’s Louise Maher.

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The Long Table - Robert Dessaix
May
30
12:00pm12:00pm

The Long Table - Robert Dessaix

Join us at The Long Table with raconteur, memoirist and essayist Robert Dessaix for the release of his latest book, The Pleasures of Leisure. Take time out from the busy working day - over a beautiful two-course autumn-inspired Muse lunch - to explore how leisure can give us back our freedom. SOLD OUT

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