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Learn about the history of Brisbane from our storytellers
Brisbane is a city with a colourful history and some unforgettable characters. Join some of Brisbane's favourite authors and discover the stories and tales of the city's fascinating past in 'The Storytellers'mexperience at the Museum of Brisbane from 17 July 2020.
This free experience will focus on the unique and interesting people, places and events that helped shape our city. From life in Brisbane during WWII to getting an understanding of what life was like in Brisbane's notorious Boggo Road Gaol . And who better to spin these tales than some of Brisbane's most loved and famous writers who are experts in storytelling namely:
Victoria Carless (The Dream Walker), Simon Cleary, (The Comfort of Figs) Matthew Condon (Seven Crooked Kings), Trent Dalton (Boy Swallows Universe), Nick Earls (Zig Zag Street), Benjamin Law, (The Family Law) Hugh Lunn, (Over the Top With Jim) Kate Morton (The Garden of Lost and Found)and
Ellen van Neerven (Heat and Light),
Trent Dalton Photo courtesy Twitter
Storytellers runs from 10am - 5pm daily and 10am - 7pm Fridays
About the Museum of Brisbane The Museum of Brisbane provides exhibitions, workshops, tours, talks and special events. It aims to be integral to preserving Brisbane's cultural legacy and identity by inspiring curiosity, celebrating creativity and fostering belonging. The Storytelling Experience certainly sounds like a great way to achieve this end.
To discover more, go to this link to book your free ticket and check out the conditions of entry and COVID safe practices.
The Museum of Brisbane is located in the heart of the CBD in City Hall at 64 Adelaide Street, Streets, Brisbane.