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Saturday October 5, 2019
14:30 - 15:15

Side Walks is a dynamic, one-day celebration of storytelling in its various forms across Northbridge and the Perth CBD. Bringing together artists, writers, journalists and poets from across multiple disciplines, Side Walks presents six free unique events in venues both usual and unusual. From poetry to crime writing, literature to oral storytelling, these engaging events will inspire, challenge, and delight.

This panel will build on the popularity of the Northbridge Crime Walk to look at the dark and untold stories of our neighbourhood. Join Adie Chapman with two of Western Australia’s best loved crime writers, Sean Cowan and David Whish- Wilson, as they discuss the history of local organised crime and how it has influenced the city as we know it today.

Event Location: The Mess at Uncle Joe’s Barber


This is a free event, however RSVP is essential to secure a spot! Please fill in the RSVP form below.

If you require an AUSLAN interpreter please ensure you RSVP a minimum of 2 weeks prior to the event (5 October 2019). Please email info@centreforstories.com with any questions or concerns.

If you have any accessibility requirements, we will do our best to cater to you. Please email info@centreforstories.com with any questions or concerns.

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Sean Cowan

Sean Cowan was a reporter at The West Australian for 14 years, much of which was spent reporting on organised crime. He is currently the Managing Editor for Fairfax Media’s regional operations in Western Australia and has written an as-yet unpublished series on crime in Perth in the first half of the 20th century.

David Whish-Wilson

David Whish-Wilson was born in Newcastle, NSW but raised in Singapore, Victoria and WA. His first novel The Summons was published in 2006. He has since published more novels, and resides in Fremantle, also teaching creative writing at Curtin University.

Adie Chapman

Adie Chapman is the Owner/Operator of Oh Hey WA, Perth's #1 walking tour company that helps locals and visitors have the best possible experience when exploring our wonderful city of Perth. Adie has a passion for uncovering the stories behind people and places, and shares her discoveries with others with an infectious enthusiasm.

The Mess at Uncle Joe’s has a relaxed and funky atmosphere where you can escape the office or the busy streets. Located at 74-76 King St, Perth WA 6000.

The Mess at Uncle Joe’s is wheelchair accessible.

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