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Backstories – Herne Hill

Saturday March 14, 2020
18:00 - 20:00

Backstories is a one day multi-sited storytelling festival located in the suburbs of Western Australia. Reaching from Falcon to Carramar, Backstories provides new opportunities for storytellers to share stories in local backyards.

Bring a picnic and a blanket, hear from two local storytellers, and meet new members of your community—all in your local area of Herne Hill!

Featuring local storytellers Matt Bacon, Dan Bacon, Asha Kiani, and facilitated by Portland Jones.

Please note that although this is a FREE event RSVP is essential. The exact location of this event will be emailed to ticket holders on Monday 9 March.


This project is kindly funded by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, Healthway and Act-Belong-Commit.

Follow Backstories on Instagram @backstoriesperth

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Matt Bacon

“My name is Matt Bacon, I’m 25 and work in health promotion for the WA AIDS Council. I consider myself a very passionate person, something that is reflected by my…

Daniel Bacon

My name is Daniel Bacon and I was raised on a farm in the Swan Valley and have lived in Western Australia my whole life. Since a young age I have had a love for people. I like to use my experiences and story as a platform to encourage others to be able to share and accept theirs. As someone who identifies as transgender, I truly know the importance of self-acceptance and self-love in the journey towards becoming your most authentic self, and being truly content.

Portland Jones

Portland Jones lives in the Swan Valley outside Perth with her partner and three children, where she trains horses. Seeing the Elephant is her first novel and it was shortlisted…

Asha Kiani

Asha Kiani is an independent freelance artist. Asha's story, A Mother's Love, was developed as part of the Saga Sisterhood story project. The story explores the painful experience of her mother's passing, how Asha dedicated her life to honouring her mum’s memory and spirit, and the consequences of this decision.

This event is located in the suburb of Herne Hill (6056).

Exact location of backyard will be emailed to ticket holders before the event.

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