The dates for 2016 are 5 - 7 August, with workshops commencing Monday 1 August.
The Challenge of Things: Thinking Through Troubled Times
Thursday 10 September, 6pm at the Byron Theatre $30, BOOK FOR A.C. GRAYLING HERE
An opportunity to hear renowned philosopher and best-selling author AC Grayling discuss his new collection of essays on our conflicted and prejudiced world. Whether he is talking about the First World War and its legacy, free speech, the advantages of an atheist prime minister or the role of science in the arts, his perspectives are always enlightening, enlivening and hopeful.
A. C. Grayling believes that philosophy should take an active, useful role in society and is a prolific author, whose books include philosophy, ethics, biography, history, drama and essays. He is this year’s Booker Prize Chairman and is constantly in the international media spotlight.
Legendary Australian musician, activist and former Cabinet Minister discussing his highly anticipated memoir Big Blue Sky
Wednesday 28 October 2015, 6pm A&I Hall, Bangalow, $30 BOOK HERE
Peter Garrett’s life has been deeply felt and fully lived. A man of boundless energy, compassion, intelligence and creativity, he has already achieved enough to fill several lives. From his idyllic childhood growing up in the northern suburbs of Sydney, to an early interest in equality and justice; from the height of 1960s culture shock at ANU to fronting iconic Australian band Midnight Oil; from his time as a galvanising activist for the environment to being the only unaligned Cabinet Minister in two Labor governments, Garrett has an extraordinary story to tell.