Festival Game

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 4:30 pm

A festival-wide game that’ll make you forget all about Pokemon Go! Get to know Newcastle in a way you never thought you would. Join Georgia Symons at Foghorn on Thursday for an information session, or jump in on the fun at any point over the weekend.

Join in on Twitter: @play_get_lost

Image credit: Sarah-Jane Edis


Blind Dating

Sunday, October 2, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Melbourne comedian Dave Warneke hosts a blind dating show with guests from across the Festival.

Stand Up/Sit Down

Friday, September 30, 2016
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Be tickled pink as some of our finest young satirists, comedians and funny internet people perform their work standing up, then sit down to talk about where Australian comedy is now

Science Party

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Friday, September 30, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Who loves to party? Scientists do.

Australian Poetry Presents: Poetically Pushing Against Dominant Narratives

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Saturday, October 1, 2016
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Between/across/along/in/out/around – the many voiced and the many textured landscape of queer poets writing in Australia right now.