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Writers, Readers and Poets’ Weekend  ¦  Beechworth  ¦  February 10-12, 2017

L’USAGE du monde: Nicolas Bouvier (c. 1953) route vers Téhéran

Explore ‘The way of the world’ with our Writers, Readers and Poets’ Weekend 2017 program.

In 1953 a young writer named Nicolas Bouvier set out from Geneva in a Fiat Topolino to meet his friend, artist Thierry Vernet, in Belgrade. Without much money the pair was to journey for the next nineteen months – through Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey, Iran and Afghanistan – to the Khyber Pass…

 


Spring Arts Show annual series  ¦  Beechworth  ¦  November 2017

FRUIT: Still life from Beechworth painter Kay Hampton.

Beechworth Arts Council is developing an annual series following the success of its inaugural Spring Arts Show.

Works in a range of media from 10 women artists were exhibited in Beechworth’s Old Stone Hall, with new-elected Indigo mayor Jenny O’Connor telling the opening attended by more than 60 people that she hoped during her two-year term to foster the development of arts and other cultural pursuits across the shire.