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Comedian, screenwriter & bestselling author Ben Elton, returns with a blistering satire of the world as it crumbles around us. No one is safe as he sends up everything from fake news culture to extreme gender politics, from political sloganism to the power of the hashtag, and everything in between.

DATE: Monday 27 May 2019 at 6.30pm

VENUE: Margaret River HEART, 51 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River

TICKETS: $15 | Drinks and books available for purchase.
Bar and doors open from 6pm.

Book your tickets online, call (08) 97587316 or visit Arts Margaret River Box Office  at the Community Centre, Tunbridge St, Margaret River.

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After almost five million copies of The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect sold in more than 40 countries, The Rosie Result by Graeme Simsion is finally here. A not-to-be-missed Readers & Writers Festival Fundraiser.

DATE: Thursday 18 April 2019 at 6.30pm

VENUE: Margaret River HEART, 51 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River

TICKETS: $10 | Drinks & books available for purchase.

Book your tickets online, call (08) 97587316 or visit Arts Margaret River Box Office  at the Community Centre, Tunbridge St, Margaret River.

 

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MRRW Pre-Festival Event ~ Cinema ~ March 23 @ 7:00 pm

STORM BOY [PG]

Adventure / Drama / Family ‧ 1h39m
A beautiful and contemporary retelling of Colin Thiele’s classic Australian tale. ‘Storm Boy’ has grown up to be Michael Kingley, a successful retired businessman and grandfather. When Kingley starts to see images from his past that he can’t explain, he is forced to remember his long-forgotten childhood, growing up on an isolated coastline with his father. He recounts to his grand-daughter the story of how, as a boy, he rescued and raised an extraordinary orphaned pelican, Mr Percival. Their remarkable adventures and very special bond has a profound effect on all their lives. Based on the beloved book, Storm Boy is a timeless story of an unusual and unconditional friendship.
Cast: Jai Courtney, Geoffrey Rush, Finn Little

REVIEWS:
**** ‘Simply unforgettable! With its themes of nurturing, love and survival, this beautiful film is one you must not miss.’ – Louise Keller / Urban Cinefile

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TICKETS:
Adults-$15, AHM-$12, Youth-$8.
Doors open 6:30pm. Movie starts @ 7pm.
Book ONLINE or from the box office half an hour before the screening.

VENUE:
Margaret River HEART Studio
51 Wallcliffe Rd, Margaret River
(Entry from Gloucester Park)

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Join former Greens Leader Christine Milne as she talks about her book An Activist Life

A Readers & Writers Festival Fundraiser

In this fascinating memoir, Christine Milne reveals what it means to be a woman in Australian politics, chronicles the fight to save the planet and offers an empowering vision for the future.

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“A woman, a mother, a fighter. A heart-warming inspiration for all who want to make a real difference in this world.”

Christiana Figueres, former Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

Tickets to ‘Christine Milne Talk’ are $10 with funds going towards the 2018 Readers & Writers Festival. Drinks & books will be available for purchase. Tickets available online, by phone 08 9758 7316 or in person at the Margaret River Cultural Centre Box Office, 51 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River.

BOOKS & DRINKS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FROM 6PM.

TICKETS: $10

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Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival (MRRWF) is kick starting the New Year with two stellar events to get the conversation started for its 10th anniversary festival to be held from 01 -03 June this year.

Festival Director Kerrie Yabsley said there were some great opportunities coming up for locals to be entertained and inspired while supporting the festival, which is a not-for-profit event.

“While the festival will again bring an array of thought-provoking writers to the region, the importance of these fundraising events can’t be underestimated,” she said. “With added costs this year, due to the relocation of the festival because of the Cultural Centre upgrade, it’s more important than ever before to garner community support and funds in the lead up to the event. I also hope to get people excited and inspired to support the event and hear from some interesting authors and speakers throughout the year,” she said.

The movie screening of Tulip Fever, adapted from the novel by Deborah Moggach is a historical drama film set against the backdrop of the 17th century Tulip Wars which stars Alicia Vikander, Christoph Waltz, Judi Dench and Cara Delevingne. Tickets to the screening at the Margaret River Cultural Centre on Sunday 14 January are $20 and the bar will open at 6.30pm for a 7pm start.

For the travel buffs, best-selling Vancouver-based author, journalist, blogger and broadcaster Robin Esrock will be talking travel, based around his latest book The Great Global Bucket List. For over a decade, Robin Esrock has sought out the extraordinary, visiting 110 countries on 7 continents in search of the adventures, destinations and cultural spectacles that make life worth living. With tickets just $10, this not-to-be-missed event will be held on Wednesday 24 January at 6.30pm, with books and drinks available for purchase from 6pm.

Tickets to both events are available from www.mrrwfestival.com/whats-on, by phone 08 9758 7316 or in person at the Margaret River Cultural Centre Box Office, 51 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River and all funds will contribute to the 2018 Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival.

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