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Saturday 11 June 12:30pm

From the Concept lead and Creative Producer of Ngā Tohunga Whakatere - The Navigators, comes the newest STARGAZING ACCELERATOR - For busy people who want to learn fast everything they need to make sense of the night ...

Saturday 11 June 01:00pm

In a tribute to Lydia Wevers (1950–2021).

In a tribute to Lydia, Carol Markwell – author of 'Enough Horizon: the Life and Work of Blanche Baughan' – introduces a woman ahead of her time. Blanche (1870–1958) ...

Saturday 11 June 01:00pm

A number of the world’s most popular films are adaptations of a loved book or play – think Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Charlotte’s Web, The Book Thief, Whale Rider – and many others.
Luminaries of the film ...

Saturday 11 June 01:00pm

How do we create stories?
How do we get rid of those pesky brain-blocks?
Story building is a tool to ignite the mind and motivate any reluctant reader or student.
In the workshop we will learn to layer stories ...

Saturday 11 June 01:00pm

Experience a unique collaboration created by three local Featherston artists, working together to tackle sometimes uncomfortable discussions about climate change, their relationship to the land and working with nature ...

Saturday 11 June 01:00pm

“In 1971 Sue Kedgley and a group of other young feminists carried a coffin into Auckland’s Albert Park to protest against decades of stagnant advancement for New Zealand women since they won the right to vote in ...

Saturday 11 June 01:00pm

One hundred years ago this year, 'Ulysses' by James Joyce was published by Miss Sylvia Beach, a young American of modest means but brave ambitions, who had recently opened the bookshop Shakespeare and Company on the Left ...

Saturday 11 June 01:30pm

Make the paper for next year’s Featherston Booktown Visitors book! And then wander into the Anzac Hall and sign the Featherston Booktown Visitors book.
Learn an ancient craft and see what paper made from New Zealand ...

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