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William McInnes

William McInnes is one of Australia’s most popular writers and actors. His books include the bestselling memoirs A Man’s Got to Have a Hobby and That’d Be Right. In 2012 his book Worse Things Happen at Sea, co-written with his wife, Sarah Watt, was named the best non-fiction title in the ABIA and Indie Awards. Also an award-winning actor and best known for his leading roles in Blue Heelers and SeaChange, William has won two Logies and an AFI Award for Best Actor in the film Unfinished Sky. He recently starred in the TV dramas Deep Water and Rake.

Voyager Writers Room

Aussie 2.0

Saturday | 4 May | 11am

Join William McInnes and Dave Warner for a yarn about Australian popular culture and the aussie things and people that make us cringe with recognition and laugh with affection. Does cultural cringe still exist or have we moved on?

Presented by: James Lush |  Sponsored by: Empire Events

TICKETS FOR THIS SESSION HAVE SOLD OUT


Feature Event – Voyager Estate Restaurant

An evening with William McInnes

Saturday | 4 May | 7pm

Known for his best-selling books and leading roles in Blue Heelers and Sea Change, William McInnes is one of Australia’s best-known storytellers and actors. Join William as he shares the happy, hilarious, sad and unexpectedly poignant moments of his life and career. Three course meal included. Wine available for purchase.

Sponsored by: Voyager Estate

Ticket: $85 | $80 Arts Hub Members

TICKETS FOR THIS EVENT HAVE SOLD OUT


Voyager Main Stage

Fatherhood

Sunday | 5 May | 9:30am

Join William McInnes, one of Australia’s best-known storytellers and actors, as he talks about his latest book Fatherhood. Warm, witty and nostalgic, these wonderful tales are just like a friendly chat over the back fence, or the banter of a backyard BBQ.

Presented by: Sarah McNeill  |  Sponsored by: Cape Lodge

TICKETS FOR THIS SESSION HAVE SOLD OUT


Voyager Main Stage

Riveting Reads: Closing Event

Sunday | 5 May | 4:30pm

Join Liz Byrski, Kim Scott and William McInnes as they talk about the most intriguing books they have read and why they stayed with them long after they had finished turning the pages.

Presented by:  Sarah McNeill  |   Sponsored by: Lions Club of Cowaramup

Ticket: $20 or included in Festival Pass


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William McInnes

Sessions


Aussie 2.0

Writers Room
Saturday | 4 May | 11am
SOLD OUT

FEATURE EVENT

An evening with William McInnes

Voyager Estate Restaurant
Saturday | 4 May | 7pm
SOLD OUT

Fatherhood

Main Stage
Sunday | 5 May | 9:30am
SOLD OUT

Riveting Reads: Closing Event

Main Stage
Sunday | 5 May | 4:30pm
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