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September 2019

Literary Breakfast

September 6 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Kelly’s Bar and Grill, 47 Coolibah Drive
Kununurra, East Kimberley 6743 Australia
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$40

Start the weekend off with a scrumptious buffet breakfast while being entertained  by some of our fabulous guest authors. Tickets will be available through Eventbrite.

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Official Festival Opening and Cocktail Party

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kununurra School and Community Library, corner Mangaloo and Coolibah Street
Kununurra, Western Australia 6743
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Free
Guests at cocktail function

Enjoy wine, canapes, music, conversation and laughter.  Meet our guests and learn their stories. Event is free but tickets are limited. Tickets will be available at Eventbrite.

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On the Couch

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kununurra School and Community Library, corner Mangaloo and Coolibah Street
Kununurra, Western Australia 6743
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Free
Writers joining in a panel discussion

The main program of events in the Kimberley Writers Festival. 9.00am – Getting to know you – Our Festival guests introduce themselves 9.30am – Nail in the coffin– Chis Hammer 10.15am – A gem of a book with Frauke Bolten-Boshammer 11.00am – Home is where the story starts with Raewyn Caisley LUNCH 12.45pm – Kimberley calling with Steve Hawke 1.30 pm – Not such an oddfit with Tiffany Tsao 2.15 pm – Duck, Duck Quack with Meg McKinley 3.00 pm…

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Sharing our Stories – Once upon a time

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kununurra School and Community Library, corner Mangaloo and Coolibah Street
Kununurra, Western Australia 6743
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$10

Come along and hear the stories of our elders, those who have always belonged and those who have made this their country. Sit in the comfort of the Library and enjoy a glass of wine and snacks as you listen. Tickets will be available through Eventbrite.  

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Triple J Tours and Ord River Road House Champagne Brunch Cruise

September 8 @ 7:15 am - 11:30 am
$85.00

Enjoy a cruise down the Lower Ord and eat a filling and tasty brunch washed down with a glass of champagne as you listen to our guests read from their books and talk about their lives. Cruise departs from Celebrity Tree Boat Ramp. Tickets are limited. Bookings will be available through Eventbrite.

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And then we say goodbye…

September 8 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free

On arrival back from the brunch cruise, stay around the jetty - or come and join us - to hear our guests impressions and goodbyes as we close the 2019 Festival.

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