About jason nahrung

Raised on a Queensland cattle property, I now live in Ballarat, Australia. A newspaper journalist with more than 30 years' experience, my interests include writing, editing, travel, reading, photography and drinking coffee.

Maryborough Words in Winter

The organisers of Maryborough Words in Winter have kindly extended an invitation to Words Out Loud to contribute to a ‘Music and Words’ event hosted by Gregg Joseph.

It’s an open mic event, the more the merrier: those with an itch to perform can express their interest on the day between noon and 1pm.

The details:

Sat 7 August 2021 – Gregg Joseph & Friends – Music and Words – Maryborough Senior Citizens’ Hall

Enjoy an afternoon of first-class music and readings from musicians, writers, and poets. Light refreshments at interval. Bookings not required, all welcome.

Date: Sat 7 August,

Time: 2pm

Cost: $10 (includes light refreshments at interval)

Venue: Maryborough Senior Citizens’ Hall, Alma Street, Maryborough

Enquiries: Gregg Joseph, 0457 495 007

Words Out Loud at the cemetery

Words Out Loud joins The Gatehouse Ballarat as part of the Picnic in the Cemetery event.

Poets, wordsmiths and raconteurs are invited to join in with 5-minute open mic spots available, with an optional theme of ‘‘gatekeepers”.

The event will be held on Saturday 22 May, 4-5pm, upstairs at The Gatehouse, at the Lydiard St entrance of the Ballarat New Cemetery, or, if the weather is delightful, outside in the courtyard. Refreshments available!

Tickets are free (gold coin donation appreciated) but seating is limited – please book here.