Simon Pollard talks about the wonders of Woodlawn Cemetery. This was one of the tiny lectures in the Cabinets of Curiosities at WORD Christchurch.
'I believe as many as six impossible things before breakfast!" - Part one of the conclusion of A cabinet of Curiosities, tiny lectures on the weird and wonderful: WORD Christchurch 2019. Rachael King on tattooing.
'Funny As': Reflections on New Zealand comedy from New Zealand comedians - WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View 2019
Thriller writing superstar Val McDermid has been to town, speaking as part of the WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View season at The Piano on Friday 13 September
The Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel was founded in 2010, and is awarded for the best mystery, crime, or thriller novel written by a New Zealander (citizen or resident) published during the previous year. The award branched out to include two different categories a number of years later; the Ngaio Marsh Award for First Novel started in 2016, followed by the Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Non Fiction in 2017.
This Friday 30 August at the Rutherford’s Den Lecture Theatre (7.30pm to 9pm,) WORD Christchurch is proudly presenting: 'A Cabinet of Curiosities: Tiny Lectures of the Weird and Wonderful.' This delectable set of short, intimate and certainly unusual talks suitable for all ages, is being hosted in one of Lord Rutherford's former lecture theatres. Hosted by experts and amateur enthusiasts alike, such as Simon Winchester - British adventurer and author, Rachael King - WORD programme director and writer, Lana Coles - History and art enthusiast, Simon Pollard - science writer, and Tracy Farr, recovering scientist and novelist, this is a show I personally don't want to miss!
Report on DeRay Mckesson's talk on #BlackLivesMatter at WORD Christchurch Shifting Points of View, Monday 26 August 2019.