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Literary Art In Canberra

Writers Meetup, Literature Festival And Poetry Events In Canberra

For all the bibliophiles and lover of content there are a bunch of literary events in Canberra. Dive into the deep ocean of literature while you enjoy the Canberra literature festival or the litfest as you may like to call it. You get a chance to engage with the best in the business, interact with them and take away their stories. There are many literary organizations who hold writing workshops in Canberra and even competitions for that matter. All this is not limited to reading and writing, there are storytelling events, book launches, litfest, and poetry events in Canberra as well. Content is celebrated across the globe and these events just make it better. Look out for opportunities to attend poetry events, literary gatherings and writing workshops near you.

Upcoming Literary Art Events in Canberra

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Technical Writing 4 Days Training in Canberra

Regus – Canberra , Canberra City West, London Circuit Address: Canberra City West, Tower A, Level 5, 7 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, Canberra, Australia

Course  Description: Technical writing is usually the term given to writing about technical subjects, such as computers, machinery or equipment. This is the kind of writing one sees in instruction manuals, how-to books, and reference materials. This... Read More

Mon Jul 22 2019
09:00 am to 05:00 pm

Technical Writing 4 Days Virtual Live Training

Canberra , Australia

Course  Description: Technical writing is usually the term given to writing about technical subjects, such as computers, machinery or equipment. This is the kind of writing one sees in instruction manuals, how-to books, and reference materials. This... Read More

Mon Jul 22 2019
09:00 am to 05:00 pm

Recent Work Press presents: Giant Steps Anthology Launch

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

'We come in peace for all mankind' This anthology project asked 50 national and international poets to produce two poems - one that reflected on the fiftieth anniversary of the first landing on the moon; and another that reflected on the concept of space.... Read More

Mon Jul 22 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

The Life And Times Of Frida Kahlo - Canberra Premiere -22nd July

Capitol Cinemas Manuka , 6 Franklin Street, Manuka ACT, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2603, Canberra, Australia

Watch the trailer: https://vimeo.com/322723914 Details and tickets: https://fk9.eventbrite.com.au Frida Kahlo was ahead of her time and her art and life resonates for many reasons in the modern world. The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo is an intimate bi... Read More

Mon Jul 22 2019
07:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Jul 25 2019

Han Migrant Farmers and Qing Mongolian Policy

Australian Centre on China in the World , Building 188, Fellows Lane, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

This talk will examine the migration and settlement of Han farmers in Inner Mongolia during the Qing period (1644–1911). The presence of Han settlements in great numbers was an outcome desired by none of the concerned parties: the Qing court, the Mongolia... Read More

Thu Jul 25 2019
04:00 pm to 05:30 pm
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July 25 Poetry Night

Manning Clark House Inc , 11 Tasmania Circle, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2603, Canberra, Australia

7pm for a 7:30pm start $10 entry includes drinks, nibbles and door prizes. READERS: Fiona McIlroy Luke Whitington PS Cottier Contact: Dr Hazel Hall 0417 140 741 / hazelshall@gmail.com Fiona McIlroy Fiona McIlroy has convened Majura Cafe Poets since... Read More

Thu Jul 25 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Jul 26 2019

ISR Matrix Vertical Core Enhanced + LE DT's - Canberra

Canberra , Australian Capital Territory, Australia

LIMITED POSITIONS REMAINING - ALMOST SOLD OUT For video and articles about ISR Matrix see http://www.isrmatrixaustralia.com/Media.html ISR Matrix LE Subject Control - ENHANCED - Training announcement: Following 10 years of delivering ISR Matrix Subject... Read More

Fri Jul 26 2019 at 06:00 pm to Tue Jul 30 2019 at 04:00 pm

Jay Gatsby Requests

The Abbey , Federation Sq, O'Hanlon Pl, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2913, Canberra, Australia

Get ready to hot-step your way back to the 1920s with the Sass and Tease Collective! Accept your invitation to be swept back to another era, where the giggle-water flows as easily as the money. Where writers like F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and Erne... Read More

Fri Jul 26 2019
06:30 pm to 10:30 pm

Jul 27 2019

Anniversary Panel

Canberra Museum and Gallery , 176 London Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

PANEL: 50th anniversary of LGBTIQ activism and reform in Canberra BOOKED OUT Australia’s first organisation for homosexual rights, the Homosexual Law Reform Society of the ACT, was founded on 27 July 1969 at a public meeting in Canberra. Join us in refl... Read More

Sat Jul 27 2019
05:30 pm to 07:00 pm

Dead Poets Society - Retro Screening

Dendy Cinemas Canberra , 148 Bunda St, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Join us for classic retro screening of our favourite films. At an elite, old-fashioned boarding school in New England, a passionate English teacher inspires his students to rebel against convention and seize the potential of every day, courting the disd... Read More

Sat Jul 27 2019
06:30 pm to 09:00 pm

Jul 28 2019

Jeff Lang at Smith's

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

$28/23, tix: www.smithsalternative.com/events/jeff-lang-57367 “Australian guitarist Jeff Lang weaves remarkably skilled blues guitar around his songs, effortlessly playing complicated parts but never at the expense of the songs themselves.” The Onion “L... Read More

Sun Jul 28 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Jul 29 2019

Book launch seminar: The Wealth Effect

Seminar Room 1 , Stanner Building 37, Crawford School of Public Policy, Canberra, Australia

In this book launch seminar, Jeffrey Chwieroth and Andrew Walter explain how mass political demand has contributed to rising financial fragility and political instability and discontent in contemporary democracies. In their new book, The Wealth Effect: Ho... Read More

Mon Jul 29 2019
03:30 pm to 05:00 pm

The future of the Australia-US alliance - Canberra

Private Dining Room 1 & 4 , Parliament House, Canberra, Australia

The United States Studies Centre (USSC) invites you to attend a Parliament House briefing by the authors of a new report examining at the future of the Australia-US Alliance amidst increasing tensions with China. Former advisor to US Secretary of St... Read More

Mon Jul 29 2019
06:00 pm to 07:30 pm

That Poetry Thing: Tug Dumbly + Elizabeth Allen

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Both from Sydney, award-winning poet and bookseller Allen joins acclaimed satirist and performing poet Dumbly, whose first collection 'Son Songs' was released in 2018. $10 waged/ $5 unwaged, includes open mic.... Read More

Mon Jul 29 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Jul 30 2019

Crafting Innovative Places

Canberra Innovation Network , Level 5 1 Moore Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Crafting Innovative Places: Panel and Book Launch Building place-based innovation capacity to help Australia survive and thrive in a globalised knowledge economy. Engage in a conversation about how government, business, university and community forge a... Read More

Tue Jul 30 2019
12:00 pm to 02:00 pm

Jul 31 2019

Resilience Fundamentals @ Canberra

QT , 1 London Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

The International Resilience Institute Sydney's (IRIS) learning model is based on prominent and recent research in the area of resilience, which tells us two key things: Resilience is not innate – it can be learnt; and A person’s resilience increases... Read More

Wed Jul 31 2019
08:00 am to 06:00 pm

Late Night Chicks at the Flicks advance screening

Capitol Cinemas Manuka , 6 Franklin Street, Manuka ACT, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2603, Canberra, Australia

Join us on Wednesday July 31st for our next Chicks at the Flicks advance screening – Late Night! The film is written by & starring Mindy Kaling alongside Dame Emma Thompson! Get ready to laugh out loud ladies and join us at our next Chicks at the Fli... Read More

Wed Jul 31 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Author Talk - Tony Park 'Ghosts of the Past' (Adults, 16+) (Gungahlin Library)

Gungahlin Library , Cnr Hibberson & Gozzard St, Canberra, Australia

This program is suitable for adults aged 16+ All programs are free. Bookings are essential. Meet thriller author Tony Park as he discusses his latest novel "Ghosts of the Past". Based on a true story, 'Ghosts of the Past' tells the... Read More

Wed Jul 31 2019
06:30 pm to 07:30 pm

Aug 02 2019

She Leads Conference 2019 - Tickets on sale now!

QT Canberra , 1 London Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Ignite your leadership journey with the sixth She Leads Conference – the premier event for women at all stages of their leadership journey. Held at QT Canberra on Friday 2 August, the 2019 She Leads Conference is set to attract a diverse range of women l... Read More

Fri Aug 02 2019
09:00 am to 05:00 pm

Aug 05 2019

That Poetry Thing: Russ Erwin + Ariel Riveros Perez

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Riveros Pavez is a Sydney writer and the publisher of art-culture magazine Australian Latino Press. He joins 'farmer/poet and true ecstatic' from Bannister NSW, Russ Erwin. $10 waged/ $5 unwaged, includes open mic.... Read More

Mon Aug 05 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Aug 06 2019

The Life And Times Of Frida Kahlo - Tue 6th August - Canberra

Capitol Cinemas Manuka , 6 Franklin Street, Manuka ACT, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2603, Canberra, Australia

Watch the Trailer: https://vimeo.com/322723914 Details and Tickets: https://fk20.eventbrite.com.au Frida Kahlo was ahead of her time and her art and life resonates for many reasons in the modern world. The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo is an intimate b... Read More

Tue Aug 06 2019
07:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Aug 07 2019

Learning from Buddhist Logic

School of Philosophy , Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Learning from Buddhist Logic - A Cross-Cultural Workshop on the Philosophy of Logic Buddhist philosophers have examined the techniques and methodologies of debate and argumentation. They have investigated the logical principles that underlie rationa... Read More

Wed Aug 07 2019 at 09:00 am to Fri Aug 09 2019 at 05:00 pm

Cashflow on Demand Canberra - Learn how to Invest in the Stock Market

QT Canberra , 1 London Circuit, Canberra, Australia

COMING TO THIS TRAINING COULD BE YOUR BEST INVESTMENT DECISION YET Discover how you could be generating an immediate and upfront additional income from the Stock Market, with no previous experience using this time-tested investing strategy.We have t... Read More

Wed Aug 07 2019
06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Aug 08 2019

China Debate: John Mearsheimer vs Hugh White

Hyatt Hotel Canberra , 120 Commonwealth Avenue, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600, Canberra, Australia

For years, Australian policymakers have balanced China’s desire for an enhanced regional role with our desire for U.S. protection. However, contrary to the Canberra consensus, there is going to be an intense strategic rivalry between our major trading par... Read More

Thu Aug 08 2019
06:00 pm to 07:30 pm

Aug 10 2019

Love Your Bookshop Day at BOOK FACE Gungahlin

BOOK FACE Gungahlin , Shop H41-42 The Marketplace, 33 Hibberson St, Gungahlin, Australian Capital Territory 2912, Canberra, Australia

Love Your Bookshop Day is here again! Join us in store for ... - Story-time with the author Maura Pierlot reading The Trouble in Tune Town - Jono Lineen talking about his new book Perfect Motion in-conversation with Karen Hardy from The Canberra Times... Read More

Sat Aug 10 2019
09:00 am to 05:00 pm

Cosmic Decay: Debris Book Launch

The Bolt Bar , 68 Bandgalong crescent Aranda, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2614, Canberra, Australia

The battle for the Earth is over, but the war has just begun. The long awaited sequel to Cosmic Decay: Contamination has finally landed, as the remaining survivors of the war against invading Visitors from another world and Mindless humans with cannibali... Read More

Sat Aug 10 2019
06:30 pm to 09:30 pm

Aug 12 2019

Book Launch 'Catching the Light'

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Free entry Catching the Light is Suzanne Edgar’s fourth collection of poetry. In it, this ‘intelligent, inventive and gifted poet continues her daring discoveries and explorations’ (Les Murray) of both the light and the darker sides of life. When reviewi... Read More

Mon Aug 12 2019
05:30 pm to 06:30 pm

Aug 14 2019

The Write Stuff: Mike McRae (Adults 16+) (Gungahlin Library)

Gungahlin Library , Cnr Hibberson & Gozzard St, Canberra, Australia

This program is suitable for adults 16+ Each year, millions of research papers a published on topics from gravitational waves to new particles, cancer treatments to animal behaviour. Learn how to eavesdrop on these expert conversations and transform... Read More

Wed Aug 14 2019
06:00 pm to 07:45 pm

Sci Prov & Storytelling

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

The latest creative science communication project from the team that brought you the Poet's Guide to Science. Scientists on stage talking about their research with actors - but the rules keep changing. Can they still make sense? Win support for their pro... Read More

Wed Aug 14 2019
06:30 pm to 08:30 pm

Aug 16 2019

Savanhdary Vongpoothorn: All that arises

Drill Hall Gallery , Building 29, Kingsley Street, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

16 AUGUST - 13 OCTOBER Curated by Chaitanya Sambrani Savanhdary Vongpoothorn’s deeply contemplative work is remarkable in sustaining creative and critical relationships with multiple influences. Marked by an enduring interest in her South-East Asian ori... Read More

Fri Aug 16 2019
06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Hang on a Second - SOLD OUT!

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

This show is sold out, but a second show has been scheduled for Sunday 18th Aug at 4pm. Tickets available at www.smithsalternative.com/events/hang-on-a-second..-sunday-show-61486 Hang on a second is a collection of 8 short 10 minute plays written by Nige... Read More

Fri Aug 16 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Aug 18 2019

Outdoor Portrait Conversations: Poet's Corner by Cathy Weiszmann

Garema Place , Garema Place, Civic, ACT, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Join us for slow looking and sketching at selected public art portraits with members of the National Portrait Gallery team! We'll then head somewhere nice and warm to share our thoughts over a cuppa ☕ Bookings essential; $8 / $5 members, includes all mat... Read More

Sun Aug 18 2019
01:30 pm to 03:00 pm

Hang on a Second - Sunday Show

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

$20/15, tix: https://www.smithsalternative.com/events/hang-on-a-second..-sunday-show-61486 Second show required after Friday sold out! Hang on a second is a collection of 8 short 10 minute plays written by Nigel Palfreman. English born Nigel (teacher, a... Read More

Sun Aug 18 2019
04:00 pm to 06:00 pm

Aug 21 2019

Author Talk - Angela Ball "ABC the ACT" (Ages 3-5) (Civic Library)

Civic Library , Civic Square, Canberra, Australia

This program is suitable for children aged 3-5 All programs are free. Bookings are essential. A is for Author Angela Ball was not always a Canberran.  She was born in London, spent her childhood on the coast in Wollongong, attende... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
10:30 am to 11:30 am

ABC the ACT book launch

Libraries ACT , Civic Square, London Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600, Canberra, Australia

Join ABC Play School presenter, Karen as she brings 'ABC the ACT' to life at an exciting Children's Book Week event. 'ABC the ACT' will officially launch on 21 August at the Civic Library, Canberra. There will also be a fun art activity and I will be the... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
10:30 am to 11:30 pm

Young Changemakers Workshop with Erfan Daliri

The Food Co-op Shop & Cafè , 3 Kingsley St, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

SEE-Change, School Strike for Climate and Australian Youth Climate Coalition present the Young Changemakers Workshop, facilitated by long-time activist Erfan Daliri. Young people are the future. We are inheriting massive challenges of widespread injusti... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
05:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Young Changemakers Workshop (with Erfan Daliri)

The Food Co-op Shop and Cafe , 3 Kingsley Street, Canberra, Australia

SEE-Change, School Strike for Climate and Australian Youth Climate Coalition are partnering to host a Young Changemakers Workshop, facilitated by long-time activist Erfan Daliri. Young people are the future. We are inheriting massive challenges of widespr... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
05:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Author talk: Joy Rhoades "The Burnt Country" (Adult 16+) (Gungahlin Library)

Gungahlin Library , Cnr Hibberson and Gozzard St, Canberra, Australia

This program is suitable for adults aged 16+ All programs are free. Bookings are essential. Join author Joy Rhoades as she discusses her new novel "The Burnt Country" - an enthralling story of integrity, resilience and resistance. The st... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
06:30 pm to 07:30 pm

Raising Humanity by Erfan Daliri | Book Launch

The Food Co-op Shop & Cafè , 3 Kingsley St, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

In times of great challenge and change, we need to switch the narrative. Raising Humanity is the culmination of over a decade of work in the areas of community development, youth engagement activism, advocacy and social change consultancy. It’s a book a... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Raising Humanity by Erfan Daliri - Book Launch

The Food Co-op Shop and Cafe , 3 Kingsley Street, Canberra, Australia

In times of great challenge and change, we need to switch the narrative.  Raising Humanity is the culmination of over a decade of work in the areas of community development, youth engagement activism, advocacy and social change consultancy. It’s a b... Read More

Wed Aug 21 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Aug 22 2019

Advice to Women ('If You're a Woman, You're Doing it Wrong')

National Library of Australia , Parkes Place, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600, Canberra, Australia

Women have been told how to look, what size their feet should be and whether they were human enough to vote. They have been told what shape to be, what colour to be and that riding a bicycle will give them ‘bicycle face’. Take a tour through 500 years o... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
05:30 pm to 06:30 pm

Canberra Writers Festival — Insiders Live

National Press Club of Australia , 16 National Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600, Canberra, Australia

Join us for this special Canberra Writers Festival ‘live’ episode of the ABC’s much-loved Insiders, with host Fran Kelly and a panel of political pundits. For those who like their politics up close and personal, join Peter van Onselen, Katharine Murphy an... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Shakespeare in Love

Canberra Theatre Centre , Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square/London Cct, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

A delightfully clever romcom that brings the Oscar-winning film to stage. Young Will Shakespeare has a bad case of writer’s block and desperately needs a muse. His new comedy, Romeo and Ethel the Pirate’s Daughter, is less than inspired and he’s running... Read More

Thu Aug 22 2019
07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Aug 24 2019

Fallout + Q&A with Lawrence Johnston

Arc Cinema , Mccoy Cct, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

See more events in our Lawrence Johnston program: https://www.nfsa.gov.au/events/season-nfsa-restores-eternityThis documentary examines engineer-turned-novelist Nevil Shute’s career and the adaptation of his most famous novel, On the Beach, into a Hollywo... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
02:00 pm to 04:00 pm

Canberra Writers Festival — Bubble & Squeak: The Art of Politics

Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House , 18 King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600, Canberra, Australia

Robert Menzies, Australia’s longest serving prime minister, and William McMahon, our 20th prime minister, are both recent subjects of extensive biographies. Both men had turbulent careers and were often maligned, but do they offer important contemporary l... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
03:30 pm to 04:30 pm

Canberra Writers Festival — Assassination

Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House , 18 King George Terrace, Parkes, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2600, Canberra, Australia

On the first anniversary of the execution of Australia’s 29th prime minister, hear the inside story on how the Liberal Party toppled one of its own, from two of Canberra’s best-connected reporters. Join Niki Savva as she discusses Plots & Prayers, her... Read More

Sat Aug 24 2019
03:30 pm to 04:30 pm

Aug 25 2019

Canberra Writers Festival — Our Backyard

National Museum of Australia , Lawson Crescent, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Get up close and personal with four of Canberra’s literary gems, Nigel Featherstone Bodies of Men, Patrick Mullins Tiberius With A Telephone, Kathryn Hind Hitch and Karen Viggers The Orchardist’s Daughter, as they share their creative process. Moderator E... Read More

Sun Aug 25 2019
03:30 pm to 04:30 pm

Aug 27 2019

Burmese Literature Today

Auditorium , Australian Centre on China in the World ANU College of Asia & the Pacific Building 188, Fellows Lane, Canberra, Australia

Burmese is the official language of Myanmar, which has a population of 54 million, where around 70% are mother-tongue speakers. Burmese is also the main lingua-franca in the country as well as in Burmese communities worldwide and has a long history of use... Read More

Tue Aug 27 2019
04:30 pm to 07:30 pm

Aug 31 2019

Hugo Race

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

$25/20, tix: www.smithsalternative.com/events/hugo-race-58702 www.hugoracemusic.com HUGO RACE (SOLO) “TAKEN BY THE DREAM” ALBUM LAUNCH Plus Special Guest: Henry Hugo. Hugo Race, ex- Bad Seed and Wreckery producer and author returns to Canberra with a n... Read More

Sat Aug 31 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Sep 04 2019

Reconsidering ‘revolution by Constitution’: law, social change, justice

Fellows Road Law Theatre 1 , 5 Fellows Rd, Canberra, Australia

Based on long-term ethnographic research on the “revolution by constitution” in contemporary Bolivia, this talk will examine the theoretical implications of the country’s turn to law as the principal mechanism of structural change and justice-seeking. Giv... Read More

Wed Sep 04 2019
01:00 pm to 02:00 pm

The Write Stuff: Jacqueline De Rose-Ahern (Adults 16+) (Gungahlin Library)

Gungahlin Library , Cnr Hibberson & Gozzard St, Canberra, Australia

This program is suitable for adults 16+ In this free two hour workshop you will explore the process of writing books for children. Learn about submitting to publishers and joining organisations that can support you through your creative journey. Jac... Read More

Wed Sep 04 2019
06:00 pm to 07:45 pm

Sep 05 2019

The Woman in the Window

Canberra Repertory Society , 3 Repertory Lane, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

In Stalin’s Russia, the great poet Anna Ahkmatova is forbidden to write. In a future, denatured world, a young woman, Rachel, searches for what is missing in her life. In her world, a ‘poet’ means one who researches poetry in the archives, Rachel becomes... Read More

Thu Sep 05 2019
08:00 pm to 10:30 pm

Sep 10 2019

ANU Archives annual lecture: Archival Secrets and Hidden Histories

The Auditorium , Australian Centre on China in the World, Building 188 Fellows Lane, Canberra, Australia

Join us at the ANU Archives annual lecture for 2019 - 'Archival Secrets and Hidden Histories: Reasserting the Right to Public Access' by Jenny Hocking. Professor Jenny Hocking is an award-winning political biographer and Emeritus Professor at Monash... Read More

Tue Sep 10 2019
06:00 pm to 07:00 pm

Sep 14 2019

Lucie Thorne - 'Kitty & Frank' Album Launch

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Painting landscapes with dream-soaked synths, irresistible beats, poetry and pathos, Lucie Thorne presents her extraordinary new art/pop concept album Kitty & Frank. With Kitty & Frank, Thorne traces the wild true stories of young frontier woman... Read More

Sat Sep 14 2019
07:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Sep 17 2019

Menslink Business Breakfast 2019

QT Canberra , 1 London Circuit, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

******Corporate table sales commencing July 2019.********** If we are unable to fill the event with corporate tables, individual tickets will be released in early September. The Menslink Business Breakfast is an annual corporate fundraising event and dr... Read More

Tue Sep 17 2019
07:00 am to 09:30 am

Sep 19 2019

Champagne and Cinema

Dendy Cinemas Canberra , 148 Bunda St, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Soroptimist International ACT & Monaro invites you to attend this private screening of Margaret Atwood: Live in Cinema. Tickets include champagne (or your beverage of choice) on arrival and pre-screening introduction by international bestselling autho... Read More

Thu Sep 19 2019
06:00 pm to 09:00 pm

Margaret Atwood Live

Dendy Cinemas Canberra , 148 Bunda St, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

To celebrate the publication of The Testaments, the highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, author Margaret Atwood talks about her remarkable career and why she has returned to her Handmaid story, 34 years later. ‘Dear Readers: Everything you'v... Read More

Thu Sep 19 2019
06:45 pm to 08:45 pm

Sep 22 2019

Michael Mosley | Canberra

Canberra Theatre Centre , Canberra Theatre Centre, Civic Square/London Cct, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

Following his hugely successful 2017 tour, British physician and science journalist, DR MICHAEL MOSELY, is returning to Australia for a brand-new national tour in September. Mosely is the star of multiple BBC, ABC TV, and SBS TV shows including Trust Me... Read More

Sun Sep 22 2019
07:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Sep 24 2019

Halve Your Household Waste

Canberra Environment Centre , Cnr Lennox Crossing and Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

"One week = one shopping bag full of rubbish. There are two adults and three children in the house. Our challenge has been set. Impossible! I hear you say. Well here's how we did it". That's Mia Swainson, environmental engineer and lifestyle wr... Read More

Tue Sep 24 2019
06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Sep 25 2019

Optimal Maternal Positioning Canberra 25 Sep 2019

Canberra , Australia

Optimal Maternal Positioning (OMP) is heading to Canberra! There continues to be much discussion about optimal foetal positioning, and rightfully so because it is often the key to obtaining healthy vaginal births. The subject of ‘which way the baby’s fac... Read More

Wed Sep 25 2019
08:00 am to 06:00 pm

Sep 27 2019

Human Rights in the Age of Inequality

Sir Roland Wilson Building , Anu, McCoy Circuit, Australian National University, Acton, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

It is a common assumption that we have entered an era of exacerbating social inequalities, in a manner unforeseen in the Western world after WWII. Xenophobia, racism and the far right have re-emerged, relieved of the guilt of the 20th century, and the dis... Read More

Fri Sep 27 2019
12:00 pm to 02:00 pm

Sep 30 2019

Canberra Seminar, Workshops & Private Meetings

Exhibition Park in Canberra , Flemington Rd & Northborne Avenue, Mitchell, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2602, Canberra, Australia

Author, Irish dance coach, PT, award-winning dance blogger, guest speaker and former Irish dancer, Peter O'Grady, will be making his way down-under to meet Irish dancing enthusiasts in Canberra during the Australian Championships. During his stay, Peter... Read More

Mon Sep 30 2019 at 09:00 am to Fri Oct 04 2019 at 09:00 pm

Oct 05 2019

Conflux 15

Gungahlin Library Hibberson Street Gungahlin ACT 2912 , Canberra, Australia

Conflux 15, Canberra's annual speculative fiction convention, will be held from Saturday 5 October to Monday 7 October 2019. The program features guest talks, workshops, drama, pitching sessions, panel discussions, social and other great activities. Our G... Read More

Sat Oct 05 2019 at 09:00 am to Mon Oct 07 2019 at 03:00 pm

Oct 12 2019

Canberra - Sam Buckingham "Real Life" Solo Tour

Smith's Alternative , 76 Alinga Street, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601, Canberra, Australia

with special guests After an impressive couple of years since releasing her acclaimed album “The Water” singer, songwriter, poet Sam Buckingham will hit the road solo, in support of her latest single “Real Life”. “A breath of fresh air” - Music Love Re... Read More

Sat Oct 12 2019
05:00 pm to 08:00 pm

Nov 13 2019

Dare To Lead™ Canberra. Building Courageous Leaders.

TBC , Canberra, Australia

Dare to Lead™ Building Courageous Leaders How do we develop braver more daring leaders? How do you imbed the value of courage in your team to navigate change and drive performance results? As a certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator (CDTLF) and executi... Read More

Wed Nov 13 2019 at 08:30 am to Thu Nov 14 2019 at 05:30 pm

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