Upcoming Events
Wednesday 5 April
A.C. Grayling: The Age of Genius

Join A.C. Grayling for a thought-provoking talk about how such a turbulent century heralded 'the greatest ever change in the mental outlook of humanity'.

Wednesday 5 April 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
York Theatre, Seymour Centre
Ticketed (see details)
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Tuesday 2 May
Swearing In: Veep's Armando Iannucci on Spin and Satire

In this very special event, satirist, showrunner, writer and creator of Veep and The Thick of It, Armando Iannucci, will talk to Benjamin Law about comedy and politics in a post-truth world.

Tuesday 2 May 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Sydney Town Hall
Ticketed (see details)
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Monday 22 May
Primary School Days: City  * SOLD OUT *

A fun, educational and interactive day for students featuring Lauren Child, Kate DiCamillo, Jack Heath and Matt Stanton.

Monday 22 May 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay
Ticketed (see details)
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Student Sessions: In Conversation with Ross Gittins

Join Ross Gittins for an illuminating look into the inner workings and radical changes of the Australian economy.

Monday 22 May 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Pier 2/3 Main Stage
Ticketed (see details)
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Student Sessions: Indigenous Voices

Witi Ihimaera discusses writing Indigenous stories and his experience of adaptation from the page to the screen with Anita Heiss.

Monday 22 May 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Pier 2/3 The Loft
Ticketed (see details)
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Student Sessions: Unpacking the Change in Climate

Bruce Pascoe discusses early forms of Indigenous land management as described in the records and diaries of colonial explorers.

Monday 22 May 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Pier 2/3 Main Stage
Ticketed (see details)
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Student Sessions: Reinventing the Classics

British author Natalie Haynes' stand-up routines about figures from ancient Greece and Rome have taken the classics and turned them on their head.

Monday 22 May 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Pier 2/3 The Loft
Ticketed (see details)
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Student Sessions: Shakespeare in His World and Ours

Shakespeare expert James Shapiro takes an informal and informed approach to looking at the great man of letters.

Monday 22 May 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Pier 2/3 Main Stage
Ticketed (see details)
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Student Sessions: Mono or Multi-cultured?

Randa Abdel-Fattah and Yassmin Abdel-Magied discuss what multiculturalism looks like in Australia today.

Monday 22 May 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Pier 2/3 The Loft
Ticketed (see details)
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Tuesday 23 May
Primary School Days: City  * SOLD OUT *

A fun, educational and interactive day for students featuring Lauren Child, Kate DiCamillo, Jack Heath and Matt Stanton.

Tuesday 23 May 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay
Ticketed (see details)
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Secondary School Days: Chatswood

School Days is a fantastic opportunity for students to engage with their favourite authors, discover exciting new voices and be inspired in a fun, educational and interactive day.

Tuesday 23 May 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
The Concourse, Chatswood
Ticketed (see details)
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Wednesday 24 May
Primary School Days: Parramatta  * SOLD OUT *

A fun, educational and interactive day for students featuring Lauren Child, Kate DiCamillo, Jack Heath and Matt Stanton.

Wednesday 24 May 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
Ticketed (see details)
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Secondary School Days: City

School Days is a fantastic opportunity for students to engage with their favourite authors, discover exciting new voices and be inspired in a fun, educational and interactive day.

Wednesday 24 May 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Roslyn Packer Theatre, Walsh Bay
Ticketed (see details)
more info

 
Thursday 25 May
Primary School Days: Penrith  * SOLD OUT *

A fun, educational and interactive day for students featuring Lauren Child, Kate DiCamillo, Jack Heath and Matt Stanton.

Thursday 25 May 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre, Penrith
Ticketed (see details)
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Student Sessions: In Conversation with Ross Gittins

Join Ross Gittins for an illuminating look into the inner workings and radical changes of the Australian economy.

Thursday 25 May 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
Ticketed (see details)
more info

Student Sessions: Indigenous Voices

Witi Ihimaera discusses writing Indigenous stories and his experience of adaptation from the page to the screen with Anita Heiss.

Thursday 25 May 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
Ticketed (see details)
more info

Student Sessions: Unpacking the Change in Climate

Bruce Pascoe discusses early forms of Indigenous land management as described in the records and diaries of colonial explorers.

Thursday 25 May 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
Ticketed (see details)
more info

Student Sessions: Reinventing the Classics

British author Natalie Haynes' stand-up routines about figures from ancient Greece and Rome have taken the classics and turned them on their head.

Thursday 25 May 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
Ticketed (see details)
more info

Student Sessions: Shakespeare in His World and Ours

Shakespeare expert James Shapiro takes an informal and informed approach to looking at the great man of letters.

Thursday 25 May 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
Ticketed (see details)
more info

Student Sessions: Mono or Multi-cultured?

Randa Abdel-Fattah and Yassmin Abdel-Magied discuss what multiculturalism looks like in Australia today.

Thursday 25 May 12:45 PM - 1:30 PM
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
Ticketed (see details)
more info

 
Friday 26 May
Primary School Days: Free at Town Hall

A fun, educational and interactive day for students featuring Lauren Child, Kate DiCamillo, Jack Heath and Matt Stanton.

Friday 26 May 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Sydney Town Hall

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Secondary School Days: Parramatta

School Days is a fantastic opportunity for students to engage with their favourite authors, discover exciting new voices and be inspired in a fun, educational and interactive day.

Friday 26 May 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Riverside Theatres, Parramatta
Ticketed (see details)
more info

 

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