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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 different people sitting together by a bookshelf. The Bookshelf is a light lavender purple colour.
Nov
17
Join us for a conversation about Brit Bennett's 'The Vanishing Half'. Book Online
Nov
30
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
An illustration of a person wearing a headscarf sitting at a table writing. By their desk is a pot plant and flowers.
Feb
5
This popular 6-week course offers an intimate, safe and relaxed environment in which to begin, or reinvigorate, your life story - all online! Book Online
Graphic image reading "Big Break Breakfast"
Nov
11
Hosted by Shenali Perera, join Centre for Stories for a catered social change breakfast. This event is about connecting with like-minded people who are making a positive contribution to our city and creating opportunities for the marginalised. Book Online
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