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Side Walks 2019

Side Walks is an annual one-day sprawling adventure of literature and storytelling across Perth City and Northbridge, celebrating local stories, and activating spaces with arts and culture.

In 2019, Side Walks was held on 5 October and made possible with funding from City of PerthSide Walks 2019 venues included: Moore Contemporary, Museum of Perth, The Mess at Uncle Joe’s, Alex Hotel, Muir Books, and Centre for Stories.

Mani Gomes, Lisa Longman and Shenali Perera from The Young Boxing Woman Project weave personal stories with socio-political commentary to discuss the practice of claiming space.
Together with Sisonke Msimang, Ron Bradfield Jr draws upon cultural notions important to Bardi peoples to explore how a collision of cultures shaped his journey into manhood.
Tinashe Jakwa, Alicia Tuckerman, and Raphael Farmer discuss the pivotal books of their lives.
An illustration of many people of colour reaching over a table to read books, pass notes and share coffee.
Sep
28
This is a meeting space for Africans in the diaspora. Here, we connect Africans living in Australia with literature created by Africans. Book Online
An illustration of many different people sitting together by a bookshelf. The Bookshelf is a light lavender purple colour.
Sep
15
Join us for a conversation about Malorie Blackman's 'Noughts & Crosses'. Book Online
An illustration of books, cups of cofee, a clock, a candle, and a lamp floating in a light sage green background
Aug
24
Do you struggle to carve out distraction free writing time? Are you looking for a safe group environment to work on your writing? Would you like to meet other writers in your community? Then this group is for you! Book Online
Aug
31
Poetry Workshop is a safe and dynamic space where you can craft your poetry and offer feedback to other poets. Hosted by Siobhan Hodge. Book Online
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