Centre for Stories

Upcoming Events - #Community

Join us for a range of events throughout the year, including live storytelling, conversations, writing and poetry workshops, and more.

Past Events

Events Archive


  • Backstories

    BUY TICKETS NOW In October this year, this multi-sited storytelling festival will take place across backyards in Perth and regional Western Australia. Come along for amazing stories, live local music, and great company.

    Go to the Backstories page
  • Side Walks

    THIS EVENT HAS PASSED Our annual pop-up festival of storytelling, literature, and ideas is held in unique venues across the Perth CBD and Northbridge. This curated whirlwind of talks, performances, and readings will get you moving and thinking while showcasing our homegrown talent.

    Go to the Side Walks page

Find your bookish community

Our Book Clubs

Join one of our monthly book-loving communities that are completely FREE and fantastic – explore our Events above to discover upcoming sessions.

  • Fem Book Club

    Fem Book Club is an introduction to a diverse range of texts by women about women. This book club provides a safe space for gender-diverse and non-binary persons.

  • First Nations Book Club

    Our First Nations Book Club is an introduction to a diverse range of texts by First Nations authors. Facilitated by either Casey Mulder or Luisa Mitchell, and featuring occasional guest facilitators, this is not to be missed!

Centre for Stories

Story Lounge

Story Lounge is a pop-up literary hub in Perth’s CBD open to the public. Inside you’ll find a First Nations library you can explore, a listening station where you can access our archive of oral stories, and a recording station where you can share your memories of Perth with us.

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