The Birds – A Fairy Tale: A Book Reading and Talk by Sally NansenHobsons Bay Libraries

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The Birds – A Fairy Tale: A Book Reading and Talk by Sally Nansen

Embark on a layered journey into the past, intertwined with the pressing issues facing migratory birds today. Join us for illustrator and writer Sally Nansen's captivating exploration in "The Birds - A Fairy Tale," a unique glimpse into the world of a 19th-century child and a small migratory bird.

At Cheetham Wetlands, down the road from Altona Meadows Library 65,000 migratory waders visit in Summer, including from the Arctic Circle. We invite you to step into the captivating world of migratory birds and their remarkable sanctuary at this extraordinary event where we’ll delve into Sally Nansen’s enthralling narrative, “The Birds – A Fairy Tale.”

In this unique literary experience, you’ll be transported through time and nature as seen through the eyes of a 19th-century child.

Explore the rich tapestry of ecological, social, and spiritual heritage that binds us to these magnificent creatures and their migratory paths. Sally Nansen will guide us through her layered journey into the past, all set against the backdrop of the contemporary crisis facing migratory birds.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with nature, history, and imagination at its finest.

The publication and editions of the original linocut illustrations will be available for sale.

11:00am – 12:00pm: Sally Nansen talk and reading

12:00pm -12:30pm: The publication and editions of the original linocut illustrations will be available for sale. Tea and coffee.

 

Images credit: ‘Upon our Days Photography’. 

Event date

Event Details

Address:
2 Newham Way, Altona Meadows, Victoria

(Altona Meadows Library and Learning Centre)

Times:

11:00am-12:30pm

Entry fees:
Free
Booking:
Prebooking requiredhttps://www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Community/Whats-Onheritage@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au1300 179 944
Attendance limit:
50 - 100
Website:
hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Community/Whats-On
Onsite facilities:
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Other things
you need to know:
Car: Off-street parking in Central Square Shopping CentreTrain: Werribee line to Laverton. Then 20 minute walk or bus Bus: 411/412, 415