Grab your coffee and settle in to enjoy daily featured poets and walk- ups. First-time poets are especially encouraged. Get your name down early and polish your poems for a chance to win the prize for Walk Up of the Year – a season ticket to next year’s festival.
|Fri, Dec 27||8:00AM||Bluestown|
|Sun, Dec 29||8:00AM||Bluestown|
|Tue, Dec 31||8:00AM||Bluestown|
Aboriginal Tool Making
Warrabinga Wiradjuri man Peter Swain provides a hands- on insight into the ancient practice of tool making in NSW. Learn about the aerodynamics of boomerang making and transforming stone into axe heads.
|Fri, Dec 27||12:15PM||Talking Circle|
Join Peter, a Warrabinga Wiradjuri man, and learn the ancient practice of tool making — the boomerang and transforming stone into axe heads.
|Sun, Dec 29||2:30PM||Puppet Joint|
Raise a Glass
Join a toast to our evocative wordsmiths past and present by our featured poets, hosted by Jason and Megan Roweth. It’s poetry and story to warm your heart, and fire up your spirit, as you gather yourself for the new year.
|Tue, Dec 31||4:00PM||Small Hall|
The First of the First Poets Breakfast
Celebrate the mighty potential of a shiny new year by sharing firsts of all kinds. Hear a last first thought for the festival from featured poets, and join us for the big announcement of Walk Up of the Year.
|Wed, Jan 01||8:00AM||Bluestown|