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  • 'A Hundred Words for Snow' by Tatty Hennessy

    4 - 14 September 2019

    7:30pm

    "It's a bit weird to be sitting and drinking with a fit boy with your dad's ashes in your backpack."15-year-old Rory has suddenly lost her father. A geography teacher and frustrated explorer. She sets out... Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder: What a Performance!

    18 September 2019

    7:00pm — 9:00pm

    A New Zealand Theatre Month special. Play on words – books ripe for adaptation to stage and screen.Bring along an old favourite or a new discovery to share.Join us for a tour of the basement... Read more…
  • Cities of Literature Short Play Festival

    12 - 20 September 2019

    Dunedin UNESCO City of Literature is partnering with Theatre Studies at the University of Otago to host a special celebration of new writing as part of the University’s 150th anniversary celebrations. In addition to a full schedule... Read more…
  • Cities of Literature Short Play Festival

    13 - 20 September 2019

    The University of Otago School of Performing Arts proudly announces the three renowned national and international keynote speakers for its UNESCO Cities of Literature Short Play Festival, on from 13-20 September.Keynote speakers for UNESCO Cities... Read more…
  • Ophelia Thinks Harder by Jean Betts

    12 - 21 September 2019

    A riotous reworking of Shakespeare's Hamlet – but with serious themes as well.12 September to 21 September, to be directed by Lynne Keen Globe Theatre Dunedin, 104 London Street Read more…
  • ArtExplore: Discover art thru Spring

    28 September 2019

    The Spring season commences the fourth Saturday, September  28th. September 28th: Dowling St Precinct Meeting at Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling StOctober 19th: Stuart St/Octagon Precinct Meeting at Eskdale Gallery, 10 Moray PlNovember 23rd Dowling St Exchange Precinct Meeting... Read more…
  • Twisty Plots Young Writers Drop-In Workshops

    8 October 2019

    3:30pm — 4:30pm

    Inspiration from award-winning novelist, playwright and script writer Ella West.One-on-one help and advice for primary and secondary school pupils, and Tertiary students. You can ask questions, discuss your work, or just sit and write in... Read more…
  • Celtic Noir Crime Writing Festival - Coming Soon!

    12 - 13 October 2019

    Dunedin will be the scene of the crime this October as we welcome some of Scotland, Ireland and New Zealand's finest authors for the inaugural Celtic Noir crime writing festival (October 12-13).Join Fiona Kidman, Val McDermid, Liam... Read more…
  • ArtExplore: Discover art thru Spring

    19 October 2019

    The Spring season commences the fourth Saturday, September  28th. October 19th: Stuart St/Octagon Precinct Meeting at Eskdale Gallery, 10 Moray PlNovember 23rd Dowling St Exchange Precinct Meeting at Brett McDowell Gallery, 5 Dowling StLook for the... Read more…
  • Continued Sense of Wonder: Classic Lines

    5 November 2019

    5:00pm — 7:00pm

    An Ignition Festival special. From Peepo to Potter. What constitutes a children’s classic?Bring along an old favourite or a new discovery to share.Booking essential: 03 474 3690 or library@dcc.govt.nzFor more information, contact: Jackie.mcmillan@dcc.govt.nzDunningham Suite, 4th... Read more…
  • WILD Imaginings: 2019 Children’s Writers and Illustrators’ Hui, Dunedin

    8 - 10 November 2019

    Join us in Dunedin this November for an inspiring hui. Learn from experts, discover new techniques, make new connections.  If you’re a writer or illustrator for children or teen books - or you’d like to become... Read more…
  • Twisty Plots Young Writers Drop-In Workshops

    12 November 2019

    3:30pm — 4:30pm

    Inspiration from award-winning novelist, playwright and script writer Ella West.One-on-one help and advice for primary and secondary school pupils, and Tertiary students. You can ask questions, discuss your work, or just sit and write in... Read more…
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