6 August Saturday: 12.00 - 2.30pm
Ballarat Storytellers invite you to lunch - again! Bring a plate and your favourite story to share, nourishment for body and soul.
Cost: Gold coin donation
So who was the first gay in the Village
11 August Thursday7.30pm
(BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND)
Many of the locals missed it at Chillout ( busy weekend) but back by popular demand Anne E Stewart will again tell the story 'So who was the first gay in Village.' Words and images combine to tell the history of our gay friendly town.
An afternoon in conversation with the Story Gatherers
13 August Saturday 2.00pm
Daylesford Courthouse and Neighbourhood Centre
Local Daylesford storyteller Anne E Stewart invites three of Victoria's working storytellers to share their knowledge of story and their individual take on the telling . Anne has been working as a writer, broadcaster and oral storyteller for over 30 years. Through her deep connections to the Australian storytelling culture she is able to attract some of the best to Words in Winter.
- Jan 'Yarn' Wositzky will launch the new edition of his Tommy Woodcock biography
- Jackie Kerin will have copies of her picture book Phar Lap
- Matteo the wandering minstrel, will share a few songs and tales.
Fairy Lou and Matteo
14 August Sunday 12 - 3pm
Daylesford Town Hall
Mary Lou Keaney and Matthew Flemming (Fairy Lou and Matteo) are two of the oldest fairies in the business and met and honed their craft at Wonderwings, Melbourne’s first fairyshop.“Fairy Lou” is always ready with her wand, wishes and stardust and a fabulous and engaging collection of stories for everyone. Matteo immediately engages audiences with his musical skills, use of mime, his voice and humour and has been variously described as a genie, a funky pirate or a gypsy.
Don't miss two of Australia's premier storytellers at this years Words in Winter family day
A Weekend with the Girls
14 August Sunday 2.30 - 4pm
Daylesford Convent Gallery:
Daylesford based, internationally renowned storyteller, Anne E Stewart is bringing her latest show, A Weekend with the Girls to the Convent Gallery.
Be captivated as this award winning storyteller shares stories of brave and bold women, extraordinary deeds, life at the crossroads and shape shifting woman of legend. From Celtic, to Indigenous to World and Contemporary stories.
ADMISSION $25 Includes Champagne and High Tea
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL Ph 5348 3211
An event not to be missed.
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