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Fairy Poppilina's Story School will resume on Tuesday 26 July, 2016.

Suitable for children aged 3-5.

Bookings essential.  $10 per child. 

 


     

Authors Up The Cross - Charlotte Wood in conversation about "The Writer's Room"

Tuesday, 16 August, 6.30pm

Kings Cross Library, 2/50-52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross

FREE EVENT, but bookings essential

Eventbrite - Authors up The Cross: Charlotte Wood

Geordie Williamson, who will be in conversation with Miles Franklin shortlisted author Charlotte Wood at this event, described The Writer's Room as an indispensable resource for writers and a pure pleasure for readers.

The Writer's Room is a collection from Charlotte's online journal of the same title and has become essential for writers at all stages of their careers.  Charlotte has interviewed a wide range of well-known writers whose frank and generous revelations about the failures and successes, the struggles and triumphs of the writing life provides an intimate look at the work of writing.

This promises to be an elightening, entertaining and engaging evening for readers and writers alike.

 

 

Author Talk - Ashleigh Wilson on "Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing"

Wednesday 17 August, 6.30pm

Potts Point Bookshop, 14 Macleay Street, Potts Point

FREE EVENT, but bookings essential

Eventbrite - Author Talk with Ashleigh Wilson on "Brett Whiteley: Art, Life & the Other Thing"

Ashleigh Wilson will be talking to us about his no holds barred biography of artist Brett Whiteley.

Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing is a dazzling full portrait of Australia's most mercurial and renowned artist and was written with unprecedented behind-the-scenes access and includes rare notebook sketches and candid family photos.  

 

 

Authors Up The Cross - The Chasers on "The Chaser's Australia" with Mark Humphries and Chris Taylor

Tuesday 18 October, 6.30pm

Kings Cross Library, 2/50-52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross

FREE EVENT, but bookings essential

To book ring 9331 6642

The Chaser's Australia is a special bumper issue of The Chaser Quarterly covering Politics, History, The Nation, Sport & Religion (yes that is one category), Culture & Media and People.  

Considering the year that was in Australian life, we know that The Chaser writers and presenters Mark Humphries and Chris Taylor are going to be great fun whilst regaling us with the highlights from their "100% error-free guide to Austria".

Don't miss this one.

 

Authors Up The Cross - Doug Purdie in conversation about "The Bee Friendly Garden"

Tuesday 20 September, 6.30pm

Kings Cross Library, 2/50-52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross

FREE EVENT, but bookings essential

To book ring 9331 6642

Doug Purdie maintains more than 50 beehives on city rooftops, balconies and backyards and in community gardens around Sydney.  Following on from "Backyard Bees" in which Doug showed us how to keep and look after bees in an urban environment, Doug's new book is a guide for gardeners, great and small, on how to enourage bees and other good bugs to your green space.

 

 

Authors Up The Cross - David Hunt on "True Girt: An Unauthorised History of Australia"

Tuesday 15 November, 6.30pm

Kings Cross Library, 2/50-52 Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross

FREE EVENT, but bookings essential

To book ring 9331 6642

Seriously funny historian David Hunt is at it again.  Following on from his award-winning and bestselling history "Girt", comes the next volume of hilarious and hidden truths from Australia's past.

Don't miss David's incomparable storytelling style as he takes us through some of the lesser known, most disturbing and very funny chapters of Australian life.