Shining a light on some of the people and places participating in the festival across the Northern Territory.

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From Bombers to Batchelor

It is 75 years since the WW2 bombing raids on Darwin and the North. This guided bus tour will visit some lesser known but significant WW2 sites inland from Darwin. Visit the spot where American General Douglas McArthur proclaimed “I Will Return".


Barbara James Memorial Lecture

This annual oration at the NT Library, Parliament House Darwin, echoes the theme of “Having a Voice.” Australian politician and journalist Senator Malarndirri McCarthy will present the 5th Memorial lecture in 2017.


Cemetery Ghost Walk

Resting in peace in the Goyder Road Cemetery are some of the NT's most significant citizens of the past, such as John George Knight, Ellen Ryan, George MacLaclan and many more.