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Backstories – Midland (fully booked)

Saturday March 6, 2021
16:30 - 18:30
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Backstories is a multi-sited storytelling festival located in the suburbs of Perth and beyond. Spend a lazy afternoon with friends and family in the comfort of your neighbour’s backyard and enjoy hearing from two trained storytellers. Bring a picnic, something to sit on, and put your mingling hat on, it’s going to be a rippa arvo.

Our Midland location features storytellers Anshu Pande, Min Sheen Tan, and Khas Chase. Facilitated by Zoe Warwick. Live acoustic set from Randa and the Soul Kingdom.


Bring your own snacks, drinks, or even a picnic dinner. If you’d like to be comfortable, bring a picnic blanket or fold-out chairs.


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 Thursday 4 March. Please check your junk mail as our emails often find their way into spam/junk.


Backstories is located in residential backyards and so we cannot guarantee that all backyards will meet your access needs. We would like to make Backstories accessible to as many people as possible and encourage you to get in contact by phone or email to discuss your access needs. If you require an AUSLAN interpreter, please contact us by 19 February on (08) 9328 1442 or info@centreforstories.com


Backstories would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors Lotterywest, DLGSC, and Centre for Stories Founders Circle.

Follow Backstories on Instagram @backstoriesperth


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Anshu Pande

Anshu Pande is a freelance writer by day and a poet by night, trying to turn the hobby of writing into a full-time profession. They say that home is where the heart is, but when you've been living out of a suitcase all your life, where is the heart and where is the home? Anshu's story is about trying to answer this question. 

Min Sheen Tan

Min’s story is about how to survive literal and metaphorical shit being thrown at you in 2020 and beyond.

Khaseta Chase

Khaseta Chase started her life in Jamaica. She developed a love for her culture from a young age, and appreciates it more so today having lived overseas for many years. At five years old, Khas was on her way to the local food markets on the back of a donkey to sell ground produce with her grandmother. Her story is about the summer holidays in Jamaica, and her relationship with her grandmother.

Zoë Warwick

Zoe is a facilitator, educator, advocate and artist with over 25 years experience across a broad range of settings. These include the development and delivery of; Cyber safety and Protective Bahaviours based programs, Management & Leadership programs, and Disability & inclusion advocacy projects, Counselling Training for helpline operators, Community Development in Womens’ Health.

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

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

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