Newsletter for the Rotary Club of Geraldton Greenough - Issue No.: 524 Issue Date: 20 May, 2019

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Blue Sky Readers and Writers Festival

GUEST SPEAKER:

Once we were all fed, Laurie Dines rose from his comfy chair and introduced to us Trudi Cornish from The Geraldton Regional Library and Organiser of the Big Sky Readers and Writers festival. 

The Festival is from May 25th – 27th with the theme “Windswept Words”. (Very appropriate)

To quote Trudi: “Our home by the sea is a place of mixed environments. Geraldton lingers against a backdrop of azure waters, clear skies and stunning, ancient hinterland. But always there is the wind, sweeping across the landscape, renewing and refreshing life in its path.”

-Windswept Words offers you a rich mix of vibrant and engaging performances, immersive storytelling and writing workshops, music and comedy.- 

There is a fantastic, eclectic array of writers and artists offering enlightening discussions and workshops over the weekend. Activities are mainly at the Geraldton Universities Centre but also other venues around town. 

The festival is headlined by renowned cartoonist and writer, Michael Leunig.

Thursday and Friday the writers visit local schools for workshops with the official opening at the Library on Friday evening.

 

Terry Stewart offered a vote of thanks.

Author: Geoff Wood

Published: 20 May, 2018

 


Meeting Rosters
Date
Setup & Door
Setup & Door
Guest Speaker Host
Invocation & Toast
Raffle & Rotary Cor
Guest Speaker Thanks
Fines Master
Student
22 May, 19
Raj Mavath
Tom Maina
Kevin Watson
Kim Stokes
Clark Scarff
Ray Haynes
Hugh Lavery
Jim Dillon
29 May, 19
Michelle Mitchell
Kevin Watson
Lew Hills
Douglas Bruce
Kim Stokes
Paul Pirrottina
Laurie Dines
Phil Martin
05 Jun, 19
Peter Sukiennik
Kerryn Horo
Bruce Ralph
John Gooch
Geoff Wood
Geoff Watson
Phil Martin
Kim Stokes
12 Jun, 19
Ian Taylor
Steve Muir
Raj Mavath
Viki Fennell
Hugh Lavery
Robert Houwen
Jim Dillon
Geoff Watson
Upcoming Events
Organiser
Event Name
 
Venue
Date
Time
Reg. By
Our Club
Batavia Hall, Geraldton Grammar School
Wed, 22 May, 19
9:00am
22 May, 19
Our Club
Batavia Hall, Geraldton Grammar School
Thu, 23 May, 19
9:00am
22 May, 19
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