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Escape 2018!

Friday 01 June to Monday 04 June

PRICES

Various prices

WHEN

Fri 01 June to Mon 04 June

WHERE

Baycourt Addison Theatre, X Space, and Baycourt Terraces

Escape 2018! is a little festival with big ideas bringing the community together and the city alive during Queen’s Birthday Weekend, June 1-4.
 
At Baycourt Community & Art Centre and Our Place Tauranga you can Escape! with us into food, theatre, discussion, workshops, storytelling, music and poetry... We welcome you and your inquiring mind to join us… 

 


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Escape - Beyond the Visual
June 02

Join award-winning novelist and non-fiction writer Laurence Fearnley for a 3-hour workshop to explore ways in which sight, sound, touch, smell and taste can add richness and detail to your work.


Escape - The New Zealand Project
June 01

Max Harris book The New Zealand Project aims to ignite discussion about how this country might move into a positive future. Max invites disagreement and in his book challenges people to come up with their own New Zealand Project.


Escape - How to Draw Funny
June 03

Tom Scott shares more than 40 years’ experience in this cartooning-focused workshop.


Escape - La Belle Vie
June 04

Enjoy a French-theme morning tea with Allyson Gofton, who’s twice “stepped off the wheel for a year” and taken her family to a village in a remote part of France where they immersed themselves in French daily life and seasonal traditions.


Escape - Drawn Out
June 02

Columnist, cartoonist, playwright, screenwriter, life member of Parliament’s Press Gallery and ONZM Tom Scott talks to Guyon Espiner about his life so far.


Escape - On the Barricades
June 02

Activist, former Green MP and mother of five Sue Bradford talks to Geoff Chapple about her life and why protest matters.


Escape - Things That Matter
June 03

Emma Espiner talks to Glenn Colquhoun and David Galler, who helped create an online space for medical professionals to share their experiences, about the language of caring and how working with people constantly surprises them.


Escape - Stroppy Women
June 02

Leading New Zealand women Sue Bradford, Mary Dillon, and Paula Morris talk to Michele A’Court about what gets their goat. All the women have lived at least a part of their life in the public eye and will discuss the difficulties of doing so.


Escape - Oral Poetry & Totems
June 03

Using foot-high totems of New Zealand historical figures, best-selling poet Glenn Colquhoun explores Maori and Pakeha oral poetic forms, inspired by the likes of Robbie Burns and Te Rauparaha.


Escape - Scents of a Landscape
June 03

Award-winning novelist Laurence Fearnley and Harold Jones, poet and co-founder of Queenstown Natural Perfumiers, talk to Geoff Chapple about using New Zealand’s landscapes as inspiration in the act of creating.


Escape - How we met
June 03

Realising all conversations with couples lead to ‘how did you meet’, comedian and author Michele A’Court has collected relationship stories. With Paula Morris, she will discuss the roles neuroscience and psychology has in relationships.


Escape - Creative Sparks
June 03

Assisted by Tauranga Museum staff, our five panellists each chose an object from the Tauranga Museum collection to ‘talk to’, a conversation that sparked the work you’re about to experience.


Escape - Land of Opportunity
June 02

Who do we want to be as people and as a nation, what are the hurdles we have to overcome to achieve a better, fairer country and how do we clear them – and is there even only one kind of New Zealand and one kind of New Zealander?


Escape - My Best Dead Friend
June 02

A joyful comedy from a heavy heart. My Best Dead Friend is a one-woman show based on real life events which follows Anya and her four best friends - a group of rebel geeks recently emancipated from the torturous shackles of high school.


Escape - The Complete Kai
June 02

Meet Monique Fiso – the dynamic young New Zealand-born chef with Michelin-star experience who is championing sophisticated food using Maori cooking techniques and native ingredients. She talks to Allyson Gofton.


Escape - Te Araroa
June 01

Lace up your walking shoes and join Geoff Chapple, journalist and founder of Te Araroa Walkway of NZ, for the illustrated story of how the 3000km route came into being.