• Romy Ash

    Our first Factory Talk last week was beautiful, with Kate Forsyth holding us all in her mesmeric grip thanks to her storytelling prowess. We continue this soon to be fine tradition on Monday April 7 with the talented Romy Ash, who will be here talking about her new book, Floundering. Admission is free, but please shoot us an email […]

  • Kate Forsyth

    Just a reminder that next Tuesday March 18, author Kate Forsyth will be visiting the Martian Embassy to discuss and take questions on her new book, The Wild Girl. Entry is free but places are limited – we have a few seats left so contact us if you’d like to be at our inaugural Factory […]

  • Factory Talks

    We are thrilled to introduce our Factory Talks series. Once a month, an author will come by to talk about their work in a salon-style setting. You’ll be able to ask questions, and stay afterwards to discuss the book over wine and cheese with your fellow volunteers. Our favourite bookseller, Oscar & Friends, will be on hand so […]

  • Amy D

    Amy came to our very first volunteer meeting in 2011, and has been making herself useful ever since. She’s a regular – and wonderful – tutor, and so much else besides. She’s introduced us to a range of fantastic people, and most recently substantially updated and improved our volunteer manual (we’ll be sending it out […]

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    Over the weekend we added a new page to our website – an interactive map collating many short tales and memories created by residents and visitors about the local Redfern area. It’s one component of the much larger Home Project, that will also result in a published book, so if you have a spare moment […]

  • Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark

    The wonderful Sydney Observatory, with some help from the City Of Sydney Library, are running an all ages poetry competition called Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark. The age categories are 5-11 years, 11-18 years and 18+ years. Write a poem based on the theme “Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark” and you might win […]

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