Celebrate International Women's Day with Kate Sheppard

Posted Tuesday 05 Mar 2019

Here's a unique way to celebrate International Women's Day, and experience history coming alive. Project managed by our own Diane McCarthy, the Kate Sheppard Celebration Tours offer the chance to visit the places women's suffrage leader Kate Sheppard lived, worked and worshipped, accompanied by music, poetry and the reimagining of certain events. Kate will be addressing the WCTU meeting about progress towards getting women the vote. Kate was a board member of the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in the 1880s and proceeds from this event will go to the YWCA Emergency Transitional and Emergency Housing for women and women with children.

When: Saturday 9 March. Meet at 9.45am for a 10am start, finishes 1pm
Where: CWEA 59 Gloucester St, Christchurch
Tickets: $15-$20 + small fee, 10 free tickets for low-income persons

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Photo: Jen Voss



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Dunedin screenwriting workshop with Duncan Sarkies

Posted Tuesday 05 Mar 2019

Script to Screen presents a one-day screenwriting workshop entitled What Do You Want? Lead by screenwriter, playwright and novelist Duncan Sarkies, the workshop will focus on character objectives: how an understanding of what your character wants and the obstacles that get in their way can be used to generate ideas for your film. The day will be interactive with fun practical exercises to help you explore the power of motivated characters. Bring a pen and some paper and limber up your writing hand - and your brain! The workshop is for  emerging and established filmmakers.

When: Saturday 9 March, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Where: Petridish, 8 Stafford St, Dunedin
Cost: General admission $23 (incl. GST) or Student/Unwaged $11.50 (incl. GST).
Morning and afternoon tea will be provided. There are cafes in the area.

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