Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Postcards from Bangalow Guest Speakers

The program for the Postcards from Bangalow Writing & Gourmet Experience, to be held in the beautiful hinterland village of Bangalow on the Far North Coast of New South Wales on the weekend of 10-13 June, is coming together nicely. A line-up of prominent local writers, editors, authors, foodies, providores and identities will participate in tours and special dinners throughout the weekend. So grab your pen and paper, bring your appetite and get ready for a weekend of fun, food and writing!

Places are strictly limited so be sure to book early. A discount of 5% is available for bookings made by 30 April, 2011. Contact Kim Wildman on 0400 887 991 or kim@wildwriting.com.au to make a booking now.

Guest speakers for the three restaurant meals include:

Scott McGregor, TV Presenter & Author
Scott has worked in the media for 30 years and is a well-known face from his work as an actor, presenter, writer and producer. He has appeared in numerous stage, film and TV roles and presented such programs as Room For Improvement, Better Homes and Gardens, and Australian Icon Towns. Recent projects include two books for Allen & Unwin, Fix-It and Big Boys Toys, and a new TV series on the history of the Post Office, Stamp of Australia, for the History Channel. Scott also hosts overseas railway tours for the Powerhouse Museum and Renaissance tours. Discussions: TBA

Kevin Palmer, Author & Theatrical
Kevin Palmer's autobiography Boys' Home to Broadway celebrates how Kevin rose - through a combination of talent, destiny and chutzpah - to forge an international theatrical career. At the Royal Shakespeare Company he worked with Dame Judi Dench, Dame Diana Rigg, and elsewhere with Joan Littlewood, Sir Ian McKellen, Judy Cornwell, Sir Nigel Hawthorne and Derek Fowlds. His career took him to many off-beat destinations such as Reykjavik, Iceland and Sweden, before finally returning to home Australia. Kevin has made a significant contribution to the evolution of theatre in Australia. Discussion: Tasty Tales from a Travelling Theatrical

Remy Tancred, Editor, Sample Magazine
Remy has worked in media for 15 years on well-known national and international magazines and newspapers. Since 2007 she has published her own monthly magazine The Lennox Wave in her hometown of Lennox Head. Remy recently launched Sample, a seasonal magazine showcasing the incredible range of food and produce that abounds in Northern NSW. As editor of the magazine, Remy's focus is on exploring the increasing emphasis on health and environment; in what we eat, how we grow it and how we sustain production. Remy is also the author of Ate Phat Ducks. Discussion: What an Editor Wants, What an Editor Needs

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