HBHS Supports Hamilton Book Month

AUGUST 2020 EVENTS

Rocket Storytime
Amy Harrop reads from her book

There’s a Hedgehog in my Pants!

Sat 1st August, 11-12pm
Chartwell Library, Lynden Court
Free event

Promote Yourself as an Author!

Workshop led by Kirsten McKenzie on marketing you and your books

Sat 1st August, 1-3.30pm
Trust Waikato, 4 Little London Lane
$25, register on website (see below) 

Strange Goods Pop-Up Shop

Opening event: Sat 1st August, 6-9pm

Wed-Sat throughout August, 10-4pm

Never Project Space, Level 2, 123 Commerce St, Frankton

Free event

 

What are Readers Reading?

Share what you’ve been reading
Tues 4th August, 6.30-8pm
Central Library, Garden Place
$5, cash only

Lit Pub Quiz
Test your literary knowledge in teams

Thurs 6th August, 6-9pm

The Londoner, 596 Victoria St
$10pp, register with Auteur House

Local Authors
Waikato talent talk about their books

Sat 8th August, 11.30am-1pm
Events Room 1, Wintec, Anglesea St
Free event

 

Know Your Place

Politician and human rights lawyer Golriz Ghahraman

talks with Kelli Pike about her new book and life

Mon 10th August, 12-1pm
Clarence St Theatre, Clarence St
Free event                                                                                          

Romance and Crime

Bestselling authors Nalini Singh and Bronwyn Sell

in discussion with author Nicky Webber
Wed 12th August, 6.30-8pm
Hamilton City Council Reception Lounge, Anglesea St
Free event

 

Blokes’ Book Club

Join us for a brand new event – a book club for men

Thurs 13 August, 6.30-8pm

Central Library, Garden Place

Free event

Dominic Hoey and essa may ranapiri

Two highly original poets read from their collections

Fri 14 August, 6.30-9.30pm

Never Project Space, Level 2, 123 Commerce St, Frankton

$10, cash only

 

Lisala Halapua Illustration Workshop

Lisala reads from his picture books and leads an illustration workshop for children aged 5-10 years

Sun 16 August, 1-2pm

Waikato Museum, 1 Grantham St

Free event

Young Adult Writers’ Panel

David Hill, Eileen Merriman, Gareth Ward and Tina Shaw

Wed 19 August, 6.30-8pm

Concert Chamber, Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts,

Waikato University

Free event

 

Storytelling in the Gallery

Traditional and contemporary stories for preschoolers

Thurs 20 August, 10.30-11am

Waikato Museum, 1 Grantham St

Free event

Flash Fiction Workshop

Tina Shaw guides you in the craft of writing small

Thurs 20 August, 1-4pm

P Block, Wintec, Anglesea St

$25, registration required

 

NATIONAL POETRY DAY

Poetry Soiree

Hear some of Waikato’s finest poets

Fri 21 August, 6-8pm

Waikato Museum, 1 Grantham St

Free event, registration required

Poetry Writing Workshop

Explore forms of Japanese poetry with Richard von Sturmer

Sat 22 August, 9-12pm

Trust Waikato, 4 Little London Lane

$25, registration required

The Quick and The Dead

Scott Bainbridge, Cynric Temple-Camp

Tues 25 August, 6.30-8pm

Hamilton City Council Reception Lounge, Anglesea St

Free event

 

Rainbow Storytime

Drag queens Erika and CoCo Flash

Fri 28 August, 10.30-11.30am

12-1pm; 4.30-6.30pm

Central Library, Garden Place

Free events

Waikato Wordsmiths on Show

Hamilton writers showcase a range of styles, genres and world views

Sat 29 August, 1-3pm

Long Room, Wintec House, Anglesea St

Free event

Sensory Storytime

Experience a multisensory journey through storytelling and play

Sun 30 August, 12.30-2pm

Central Library, Garden Place

Free event

       

 

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