Stand Up/Sit Down

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 6:30 pm

What’s the state of comedy in Australia? 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 and where it should be heading next.

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The John Burgess Game Show Tribute Show

Sunday, October 2, 2016
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Come on down. Is that a donkey in the oven? No, it's Varcoe's catch phrase. Want to be a millionaire?

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Life Writing Exhibition

Sunday, October 2, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come enjoy some wine, cheese and literary art, and hob-nob with some of writing's newest stars.

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Australian Poetry Slam Newcastle Region Final

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

Newcastle's slam poets battle it out for their chance at the final, with 2015 Champion Phil Wilcox as host.

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Student Media Panel

Friday, September 30, 2016
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A meeting of the nation's student media to discuss everything from digital journalism to how Australian students shape the media scene.