The USQ Alumni Bookcase Event is set to go for 2017.
The Schedule is up and running and it is advised potential participants book their tickets early for the weekend event. Kicking off on Friday evening 21st July, Opening Night Celebrations will commence at 6 pm, in the USQ Artsworx Gallery. Tickets for are priced at $30 for alumni, staff and students, while the community members can pick up a $35 ticket, for the evening.
If there are no hangovers, presenters will be ready to start the Writers Festival at: the USQ Refectory - 9am in the morning. The all day event is jammed packed with activities until 4pm. The day is priced at $10 for participants and children under 12 years can pop in for free.
There will be a charity screening of the film: 'Don't Tell' at 6:30 pm, in the USQ Artsworx - A Block.
All proceeds are to be donated to the Bravehearts Foundation whose mission is: to prevent the occurrence of sexual assault upon children, in our society. The film details the life of a young woman, sexually abused while attending a prestigious, private school. Based on a true story, this film is a must see. So have a bite to eat and stick around for some awesome film entertainment!
Sunday, the 23rd of July will finish off the event with Masterclasses scheduled from 10 am to 3 pm . Prices are set at $75 for USQ alumni, staff and students and $85 for community members. Get in early, as tickets sold out last year - the week before and is it any wonder...
It was just brilliant!
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