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The Snowman

Perth Symphony brings the magic of Christmas alive with their performance of The Snowman.

  • Dates:Dec 22
  • Time(s):2.00pm & 4.00pm
  • Venue:Dickinson Centre, Scotch College

Details

  • Hosted By:AHG
  • Venue Address:76 Shenton Rd, Swanbourne
  • Ticket Price:Infants under 1 y/o enter free
  • Ticket Price FROM:$20
  • Ticket price TO:$99
  • Type:Music
  • Audience:Adults,Family-Friendly,For toddlers 0-3,For kids 4-12,For teens 13-17,For seniors
  • Music:Concerto,Opera,Orchestral,Popular Music

Description

This beautiful Academy Award-nominated film, based on Raymond Briggs’ famous book, depicts the story of the adventures of a young boy who builds a Snowman on the night before Christmas.

The orchestral score, by Howard Blake, will be performed live in concert by Perth Symphony Orchestra. The soundtrack includes the song ‘Walking in the Air’ made famous by Aled Jones – and will be performed by the winner of Perth Symphony’s ‘Search for a Star’ boy soprano competition.

This story is a well known Christmas classic, with the original book selling over 8.5 million copies worldwide.

‘Walking in the Air’ will be performed by the winner of our ‘Search for a Star’ boy soprano competition, more information on this coming soon.

The concert will include a delightful introduction to the orchestra – hosted by Chief Conductor – Jessica Gethin, and followed by some Christmas surprises!?

We invite you to join us in Scotch College’s Dickinson Centre, which will be transformed, into a winter wonderland.

This magical concert is presented by Foundation Partner AHG, Concert Partner Brownes and hosted by venue partner Scotch College, the Home of Perth Symphony.

Perth Writers Salon

No matter what your level or what you write, the Perth Writers Salon covers everything you need to write like a pro.

  • Dates:Jan 19, 26; Feb 2, 9, 16
  • Time(s):9.30am
  • Venue:Mattie Furphy House
  • Festivals:Fringe Festival

Details

  • Hosted By:Fringe World
  • Venue Address:Corner Kirkwood Road and Clare Copse, Swanbourne WA 6010
  • Type:Literature,Talks & Lectures
  • Audience:Adults

Description

Hosted by award-winning Perth writer Campbell Jefferys, learn how to generate ideas, create conflicts, take heroes on journeys and much more in five constructive, enriching and fun sessions. Sit in for one session, or join them all.  

Audible

Take part in a night of reading poems, stories, and songs. Be brave and say a paragraph or two, or just sit and listen - no-one is judging!

  • Dates:Feb 2
  • Time(s):Opens 7:00pm
  • Venue:Mattie Furphy House
  • Festivals:Fringe Festival

Details

  • Hosted By:Fringe World
  • Venue Address:Cnr Kirkwood Rd and Clare Copse
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Free
  • Audience:Family-Friendly

Description

Poems, stories, songs and all types of spoken word are included in this wide-ranging event that aims to capture the kernels of value in all of our spoken words. The line-up includes both some well-known names and open mic. We'd love you to join us either as audience or performer. Newcomers are welcome to speak and be a part of the event.

Writing With An Enlarged Heart

This writing masterclass is designed to reconnect you with the heart of your writing life, and employs reflective and creative writing practice.

  • Dates:2 FEB
  • Time(s):1:30 PM. 180 MINS
  • Venue:Mattie Furphy House
  • Festivals:Fringe Festival

Details

  • Ticket Price:FREE
  • Audience:Adults

Description

It employs reflective and creative writing practice to generate both connectivity and inspire new approaches to your material. It relies on ‘love and the confessional self’ as its directional focus, and concentrates on the genres of poetry and lifewriting.

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