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  • Dunedin Hospital Art Collection

    24 August 2019

    11:00am — 1:00pm

    Dunedin Hospital, 201 Great King Street, DunedinDunedin Hospital is unusual in having an art collection. This is an extensive and excellent collection of contemporary New Zealand — and especially Dunedin — art.We have permission to... Read more…
  • Under Rough Ridge Writers' Retreat

    6 - 8 September 2019

    Registrations are now open for the Under Rough Ridge Writers' Retreat to be held on the 6th - 8th September 2019 in Oturehua, Central Otago.The inaugural offering of the Under Rough Ridge Writers' Retreat, a unique... Read more…
  • Twisty Plots Young Writers Drop-In Workshops

    10 September 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…
  • '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…
  • 2019 UNESCO Play Festival

    12 - 20 September 2019

    The festival will be hosted by the University of Otago in Dunedin between September 12 and 20, 2019. It will be part of the University’s 150th anniversary celebrations.More information here. 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • 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…
  • Larnach - Castle of Lies by Michelanne Forster

    14 - 23 November 2019

    The fascinating drama which is so closely linked to Dunedin’s history and legend – The story of William Larnach his family and his castle.14 November to 23 November, to be directed by Emmett HardieGlobe Theatre... Read more…
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