To keep ideas, inspiration and stories flowing throughout the year, stay tuned for upcoming author talks, fundraising events and workshops.
Cinema | Fundraiser
23 March 2019 | Saturday | 7pm
Join us for a screening of Storm Boy, a beautiful and contemporary retelling of Colin Thiele’s classic Australian tale. Based on the beloved book, Storm Boy is a timeless story of an unusual and unconditional friendship.
Cast: Jai Courtney, Geoffrey Rush, Finn Little
Thursday | 18 April 2019 | Bar opens 6pm, talk starts at 6.30pm
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.
Tickets $10 with proceeds towards the 2019 Readers & Writers Festival. Drinks & books available for purchase.
A lively evening of conversation, music, and nosh-stalgia at Cape Lodge. Join acclaimed Australian journalist and broadcaster, Geraldine Doogue, in conversation with lapsed journalist, TV producer/presenter and writer, Ian Parmenter, as they reflect on their early days in the Perth media landscape… and what has happened since…
Features a grand dinner prepared by Chef Tony Howell showcasing dishes from the 1970s and 80s, paired with top wines.
Plus, enjoy live music and an exhibition of works by legendary cartoonist Paul Rigby.
Tickets: $175 | Arts Hub Members: $165
Includes Pre dinner drinks, 4 Course Dinner with wines and plenty of entertainment!
Monday | 19 February 2018 | Bar opens 6pm, talk starts at 6.30pm
Join former Greens leader Christine Milne as she talks about her book An Activist Life. Christine 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.
“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
BOOKS & DRINKS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FROM 6PM.
Tickets $10 with proceeds towards the 2018 Readers & Writers Festival. Drinks available for purchase.
Sunday | 14 January 2018 | Bar opens 6.30pm, movie starts at 7pm
TULIP FEVER MA15+
Drama 1hr 47m
Set against the backdrop of the 17th century Tulip Wars, a married noblewoman has an affair with an artist and switches identities with her maid to escape the wealthy merchant she married. She and her lover try to raise money together by investing what little they have in the high stakes tulip market. A historical drama film adapted from the novel by Deborah Moggach. Stars Alicia Vikander, Christoph Waltz, Judi Dench, Cara Delevingne.
Tickets $20 with proceeds towards the 2018 Readers & Writers Festival. Drinks available for purchase.
Rusty Young Meet the Best-Selling Author of Marching Powder
Wednesday | 9 August 2017 | 6.30pm
A Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival Out of Season Event Fundraiser.
Blending fact and fiction, Rusty Young’s second book Colombiano takes us on a heart-thumping journey into the violent and unpredictable world of post-Escobar Colombia. For seven years Rusty Young lived and worked in Colombia, interviewing special forces soldiers, snipers, undercover intelligence agents and members of two vicious terrorist organisations – the FARC and Autodefensas. During this time he was both shocked and touched by the stories of child soldiers he encountered. He vowed to one day turn their tales into a book and let their voices be heard.