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A Wealth of Words - WestWords Fundraising Dinner

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MacLaurin Hall, The University of Sydney

Manning Road

Camperdown, NSW 2006

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"Working with WestWords changed my life. It’s helped me with my confidence, it’s helped me with my writing skills, with how I write, with the way I view writing. They basically made me a better person."

Ali, a 15-year-old student at Granville Boys High School after the Landscape, Place and Me project

WestWords believes in the power of literature and literacy (written, oral and visual), self-expression and creativity to change the lives of young people and children and the experience of communities within Western Sydney.

Young people just like Ali.

We truly believe WestWords changes lives. In 2018 alone we partnered with over 30 organisations and an additional 29 primary and high schools working with 95 professional writers, educators, editors, and allied artists.

But we need YOUR support to reach even more young people, just like Ali.

Please join us for an evening of great food, excellent speakers, enticing silent auctions and fascinating conversation with published writers and illustrators who will share their personal stories and experiences at each table.

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Includes live music, three-course dinner and a drink upon arrival. A cash bar will be available.
Each table will seat 9 guests and 1 writer, with the pleasure of meeting three writers throughout the evening.

MC: Richard Glover - Richard’s weekly humour column has been published in the Sydney Morning Herald for over twenty years. He writes regularly for The Washington Post and also presents the top-rating Drive show on ABC radio in Sydney.

http://www.richardglover.com.au/biography/

Guest speakers:

Jane Caro - The common thread running through Jane's career is a delight in words and a talent for using them to connect with other people. Jane wears many hats including author, novelist, lecturer, mentor, social commentator, columnist, workshop facilitator, speaker, broadcaster and award-winning advertising writer and Walkley Award recipient.

http://wallmedia.com.au/jane-caro/

Bryan Brown AM - In his own words is a Sydney suburban boy shaped entirely by the western suburbs. An actor, producer and writer who was awarded the A.M. (Member of the Order of Australia) in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in June 2005 for services to film and television and for his support of community organisations.

Music: Bonzer Ukulele and Singing Kollective - This group of Ukulele enthusiasts from Chatswood is led by Steve Lockwood, a musician with over 35 years of experience performing in bands, and running community music groups.

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MacLaurin Hall, The University of Sydney

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Camperdown, NSW 2006

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