Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival Opening Night

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Thursday 9 November 2017

The Chaser's Craig Reucassel will launch the annual Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival in conversation with writer and freelance journalist, Paul Bateman, this Thursday 9 November at 6pm.

VU is proud to be part of the Brimbank Writers & Readers Festival, an annual event that encourages a love of reading and literature, celebrates creativity and diversity, and promotes lifelong learning in Brimbank.

Opening Night is sure to get the festival off to a great start with 'An Evening with Craig Reucassel'.

Speakers & performers

Craig Reucassel

Craig Reucassel is a writer and comedian, best known for his work with satirical comedy group The Chaser. Over the years Craig has appeared in a swathe of television programs including CNNNN, The Hamster Wheel and The Chaser’s War on Everything. Earlier this year Craig presented the ABC’s popular War on Waste series, exploring Australia’s alarming generation of waste, and how we all can do a little better.

Craig will be in conversation with writer and freelance journalist, Paul Bateman.

Music performances

Come and enjoy some vibrant performances by local artists:

  • Brimbank Multicultural Community Choir
  • Melbourne Samoan Choir
  • spoken word artist, Manal Younus.

Venue & bookings

The event is free, but bookings are essential.

  • Cost: Free
  • Venue: Bowery Theatre at St Albans Community Centre, Errington Reserve, St Albans
  • Date: Thursday 9 November, 6pm-8.15pm
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The Chaser's Craig Reucassel with writer Paul Bateman


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9 November 2017, 6:00pm to 8:15pm


The Bowery Theatre, St Albans Community Centre Princess Street St Albans VIC 3021

Get in touch

Brimbank Writers Festival
+61 3 9249 4181