Festival Journal

Patrick Jones on Change and Chance

Patrick Jones on Change and Chance

Daylesford’s own Patrick Jones, one fifth of Artist as Family takes his chances in the big smoke. An imaginative reflection on this year’s theme, Change and Chance. https://vimeo.com/3862815 Patrick is joined by Poets Michael Farrell and Toby...

Festival Verse: You & Me Us & We by Niel Vaughan

Festival Verse: You & Me Us & We by Niel Vaughan

You & Me Us & We  Are we only allowed to walk like the apes we resemble? & only worship at our father’s temple? Speak only the tongues of our mothers? May we ask how long it takes to NOT be the other? How much blood it takes to make us human? Or are we free to love...

Festival Book Review: Reason and Lovelessness by Barry Hill

Festival Book Review: Reason and Lovelessness by Barry Hill

One of the real pleasures of Words in Winter is getting to hear those fascinating insights about a favourite book, directly from the author. In this series of posts, we will be introducing some of this year’s guest speakers, and reviewing one of their works. Hopefully...

Festival Book Review: The Good Country by Bain Attwood

Festival Book Review: The Good Country by Bain Attwood

One of the real pleasures of Words in Winter is getting to hear those fascinating insights about a favourite book, directly from the author. In this series of posts, we will be introducing some of this year’s guest speakers, and reviewing one of their works. Hopefully...

Pre-programme launch night at the Woodshed.

Pre-programme launch night at the Woodshed.

What a tremendous start to this year's festival season! Thank you to everyone who turned up at the Friday night pre-programme launch to celebrate the start of another year of Words in Winter.   We eased into the evening with some smooth sounds on keyboard from Marlin...

Words in Winter is an annual literary and arts festival held in August each year in the Hepburn Shire and surrounding districts.

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