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Festival Cinema Fundraiser

The Goldfinch

22 November 2019 | Friday | Doors open 6:30pm & movie starts 7pm

THE GOLDFINCH

Drama ‧ 2h 29min

“The Goldfinch” is the film adaptation of Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed bestseller of the same name, which won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and spent more than 30 weeks on The New York Times Best Sellers list. Theodore “Theo” Decker (Ansel Elgort) was 13 years old when his mother was killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The tragedy changes the course of his life, sending him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love. Through it all, he holds on to one tangible piece of hope from that terrible day…a painting of a tiny bird chained to its perch. The Goldfinch.

Cast: Oakes Fegley, Ansel Elgort, Nicole Kidman



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THE GOLDFINCH


TICKETS: $18 Adults | $15 Arts Hub Members | $10 Youth
Includes a complimentary glass of wine for adults on arrival.
Please note: Youth must be accompanied by an adult.


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Speaking Frankly: Clare Bowditch

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Speaking Frankly: Clare Bowditch

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Author Talk . Festival Fundraiser

Speaking Frankly: Clare Bowditch in conversation with Constance Hall

9 November 2019 | Saturday | 8pm

Clare Bowditch has always had a knack for telling stories and has touched hundreds of thousands of lives through her music. But what of the stories she used to tell herself? That ‘real life’ only begins once you’re thin or beautiful, that good things only happen to other people. Join ARIA Award-winning singer and actress Clare Bowditch as she discusses her new memoir with writer & blogger Constance Hall and shares a couple of songs along the way. A special event that will resonate with adults and teens – please be aware of possible coarse language. Bar open with wine available for purchase.

DATE: Saturday 9 November 2019 at 8pm
VENUE: Margaret River HEART, 51 Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River
TICKETS: Adults $15 | Concession: $10

Drinks and books available for purchase. Bar and doors open from 7.30pm





Festival Cinema Fundraiser

All is True

26 July 2019 | Friday | Bar opens 6:30pm & movie starts 7pm

ALL IS TRUE [M]
Drama/History ‧ 1h 41m
The year is 1613, and Shakespeare is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground. Devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son, Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationship with his wife and daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as a husband and father.
Directed By: Kenneth Branagh
Written By: Ben Elton
Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Lolita Chakrabarti, Jack Colgrave Hirst

REVIEWS:
***** ” Impressively cast and beautifully filmed, All Is True takes an elegiac look at Shakespeare’s final days.”



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Cinema Fundraiser

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Cinema Fundraiser

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TICKETS: $18 Adults | $15 Arts Hub Members | $18 Youth
Includes a complimentary glass of wine for adults on arrival.
Please note: Youth must be accompanied by an adult.






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In Conversation with Ben Elton

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In Conversation with Ben Elton

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Author Talk | Fundraiser

In Conversation with Ben Elton

27 May 2019 | Monday | Bar opens 6pm, talk starts at 6.30pm

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.

Tickets $15 with proceeds towards the 2020 Readers & Writers Festival. Drinks & books available for purchase.





Dinner at Cape Lodge

Memories, Media, and Chateaubriand!

05 May 2019 | Sunday | 6:30pm

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 | Long table seating $145
Includes Pre dinner drinks, 4 Course Dinner with wines and plenty of entertainment!


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Memories, Media, and Chateaubriand!

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Memories, Media, and Chateaubriand!

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Festival Fundraiser – Author Talk

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Festival Fundraiser – Author Talk

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Author Talk | Fundraiser

In Conversation with Graeme Simsion

18 April 2019 | Thursday | 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.





Cinema | Fundraiser

Storm Boy

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

Tickets: $8

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Festival Fundraiser – Cinema

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Festival Fundraiser – Cinema

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Festival Fundraiser – Author Talk

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Festival Fundraiser – Author Talk

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Christine Milne Talks Activism

Christine Milne Talks Activism Readers & Writers Fundraiser

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.

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Author Talk – Festival Fundraiser

Robin Esrock Talks Travel

Wednesday | 24 January 2018 | 6:30pm

Meet Robin Esrock, bestselling Vancouver-based author, award-winning journalist, blogger, producer, and broadcaster as he speaks about 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.

Tickets $10 with proceeds towards the 2018 Readers & Writers Festival | drinks & books available for purchase.

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Robin Esrock Talks Travel

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Robin Esrock Talks Travel

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Tulip Fever Movie Fundraiser

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Tulip Fever Movie Fundraiser

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Movie Fundraiser

Tulip Fever Readers & Writers Movie Fundraiser

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.

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Author Talk

An evening with Judy Nunn

Monday | 30 October 2017 | 6:30pm

Judy Nunn returns with a stunning portrait of love, hope and survival on an isolated island off Western Australia in her latest book Sanctuary. This event is a Readers & Writers Festival Fundraiser.

Tickets $10 | drinks & books available for purchase.

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An Evening with Judy Nunn

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An Evening with Judy Nunn

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Meet the Author, Rusty Young

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Meet the Author, Rusty Young

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Author Talk

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.

Tickets: $10, drinks available for purchase.

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Cinema | Fundraiser

Jasper Jones

1 April 2017 | Saturday | 8pm

Come along to this pre-festival fundraiser to have your Jasper Jones book signed, watch the movie and participate in a Q&A with the author himself, Craig Silvey.
Bar opens at 7.30pm | Movie starts 8pm

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Jasper Jones

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Jasper Jones

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Candice Fox – Author Talk

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Candice Fox – Author Talk

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Author Talk

Candice Fox

Tuesday | 28 Feb 2017 | 7pm

A Margaret River Readers & Writers Pre-Festival Fundraiser.
Tickets: $12 includes a complimentary glass of wine on arrival.

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Cinema | Fundraiser

The Light Between Oceans

12 Jan 2017 | Thursday | 7pm

MRRW Pre-Festival Event
Bar opens @ 6pm.
Movie starts @ 7pm

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The Light Between Oceans

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The Light Between Oceans

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Heather Locke

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Heather Locke

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Talk

Heather Locke: Picaresque

20 Nov 2016 | Sunday | 6pm

Local identity Heather Locke shares her fascinating stories from around Australia.

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Meet & Greet

Sam Carmody & Brooke Davis

14 Sep 2016 | Wednesday | 6pm

New Australian talent Sam Carmody and Brooke Davis share the stories behind their latest books. Followed by Q&A and book signing.

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Sam Carmody and Brooke Davies – Author Talk

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Sam Carmody and Brooke Davies – Author Talk

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