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Perth Writers Festival Invite Artistic Director Shelagh Magadza and Program Manager Katherine Dorrington warmly invite you and a guest to celebrate the launch of the 2010 Perth Writers Festival program with a taste of the literary delights to come
Thursday 28 January 2010. Please join us at 6.15pm for a 6.30pm start, refreshments and ticket booking facilities will be available from 7.30pm
Octagon Theatre, University of Western Australia
email: by Monday 18 January or phone
(08) 6488 8625 for enquiries
Please bring your invitation to gain entry on the night


The Festival in Focus talks are designed to provide the Friends of the Festival with a deeper understanding of the Festival program. They also present Friends with an opportunity to meet other members and enjoy the lead-up to the Festival.

Festival in Focus 3 : Theatre – Grace


Please accept our invitation for you and a guest to attend the third of our Festival in Focus talks for the 2010 Perth Festival.

The talk will introduce you to Playwright Humphrey Bower, Director Chris Bendall and actors Kirsty Hillhouse and George Shevtsov from the theatrical adaptation of Robert Drewe's acclaimed novel Grace.

Date: Tuesday, 12 January 2010
Time: 7pm
Venue: The Dolphin Theatre, UWA

For more details on Festival in Focus 2: Theatre - Grace and to RSVP click here

Festival in Focus 2 : Fine Music and Jazz

Canto Ostinato

Please accept our invitation to the second of the Festival in Focus talks for the 2010 Perth International Arts Festival.

This talk will explore the Fine Music and Jazz program and is a wonderful opportunity to discover more about the musical highlights of the Festival.

Date: Tuesday, 15 December 2009
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: The Dolphin Theatre, UWA

For more details on Festival in Focus 2: Fine Music and Jazz and to RSVP click here

Festival in Focus 1 : Life and Fate

Life and Fate

Join Associate Professor Steve Chinna, Shelagh Magadza and Drew Dymond, to learn more about the theatrical centre-piece of the coming Festival – Life and Fate

Date: Monday, 16 November 2009
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: The Dolphin Theatre, UWA

Admission Free for Friends of the Festival and accompanying guest.

For more details on Festival in Focus 1: Life and Fate and to RSVP click here