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Buzz Week and Merge Festival

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Don’t you just love spring! Everything feels fresh, there’s loads to do, the sky is blue…

If you want to get out and about there are two fab family festival events on the way:


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Check out the Buzz Week Nov 2017 Program, or just grab a coffee and book your kids a spot at my Friday November 10 workshop:

Cristy Burne’s creative writing and invention workshop for kids
Friday 10 November, 4pm – 5.30pm
For six to 10 year olds   $3 non-refundable
Refreshments served from 4pm
Switch on your imagination for this funny and interactive workshop with children’s author and science writer Cristy Burne. Write, draw and invent. All materials provided.

Bookings are essential through the Town’s online event calendar Call 9373 5500 or email



Merge Festival has SO MUCH on for lovers of music, art, food, literature and general good times. Check out the full lineup here or book your kids a spot (and book your book) for a conversation with myself and James Foley about dung, quokkas and island adventure:

ON THE COUCH – Conversations with Authors (Children)
Civic Centre Reception, 2pm
This session will focus on Children’s Literature, and is guaranteed to be entertaining and insightful. Book signings available. Limited places. Bookings required which includes a copy of your chosen book.
Authors: James Foley(Dungzilla) & Cristy Burne (To the Lighthouse)


Hope to see you there!

Author: cristyburne


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