Personal reflections on urbanism, urban life and sustainable urban design in Wellington, New Zealand.

Friday, August 05, 2005


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Coming up next weekend (Thursday 18 – Saturday 20 August) at Thistle Hall on the corner of Cuba St and Arthur St (mind the bulldozers!) is the Word Festival 2005. It's billed as "A Celebration of Communication" and includes stories and poetry readings along with workshops and markets. Here's the full schedule:
Exhibition open daily Sunday 14 – Saturday 20 August
11am – 6pm

Welcoming Words: Festival Opening
Thursday 18 August, 6pm

Get Set Go! Events Management Workshop for Artists
Friday 19 August' 9am – 12pm
Registrations essential

Standing Ovation Writers Workshop 'The Real Story'
Friday 19 August, 2pm – 5pm
Registrations recommended

Fireside Korero (open mike)
Friday 19 August, 7pm

Word Market (open mike)
Saturday 20 August, 10am – 2pm

Word Forum
Saturday 20 August, 2pm - 4pm

Saturday 20 August, 7pm
For all events, entry is by koha. For information or registration, email wordcollective@gmail.com or phone 389 8177. If you make an impression at the open mike events, you may be invited to do a set at Howltearoa.


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