Previous Events

  • Unleashing your Poetic Voice - poetry workshop
    May 12, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
    Port Fairy, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Presented by Amy Bodossian, this poetry workshop is being brought to Port Fairy by the wonderful people behind the Art Is ... Festival!
  • Tales from the Chrysalis and Beyond - Amy Bodossian
    May 12, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Port Fairy, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Critically-acclaimed cabaret cult legend Amy Bodossian invites you into her not-so-alternate reality of whimsy, necrosis, beauty and hardcore humanity for an enchanting evening of story telling...
  • Launch: Grimm Visions by Linda Weil
    May 28, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Blarney Books & Art, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    You are invited to the launch of an exquisite art exhibition based on the tales of the Grimm Brothers, by Melbourne artist Linda Weil.
  • Launch - Magpie's Bend by Maya Linnell
    Jun 05, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Port Fairy, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    You're invited to the Port Fairy launch of local author Maya Linnell's third novel, Magpie's Bend, at Blarney Books & Art!
  • Helen Garner & David Kelly
    Jun 12, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Port Fairy, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    How to say what happened - a conversation about memoir and diary.
  • The Tolstoy Estate by Steven Conte LOCAL LAUNCH
    Jun 13, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Blarney Books and Art, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    We are proud to host the local launch of Steven Conte's long-awaited second novel, The Tolstoy Estate!
  • LITERARY WINTER WEEKEND
    Jun 25, 5:00 PM – Jun 27, 5:00 PM
    Port Fairy, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Literary events at Blarney Books & Art throughout the whole weekend. Program coming soon.
  • Launch Event: The Burning Island by Jock Serong
    Jun 26, 7:00 PM
    Blarney Books and Art, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Jock Serong released his FIFTH novel, The Burning Island, in Our Year of Covid (2020). We are proud to host a local launch for Jock and his novel as part of the Winter Weekends program in Port Fairy in June 2021!
  • Exhibition Launch: Shadows & Light
    Apr 24, 5:30 PM
    Port Fairy, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Film Noir in Pencil & Charcoal by Bill Farr and Robert Gott
  • Short, Tall and True Stories by The Amazing Jackie Kerin!
    Apr 13, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
    Port Fairy, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Jackie Kerin in an award-winning author of illustrated books for children and a well-loved oral storyteller. This event is for children between 6 and 12 (and parents).
  • Double Literary Event - Richard Walter and Michael Winkler
    Apr 10, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Port Fairy, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    The Port Fairy launch of Richard Walter's collection of poetry, "Odd Fellows", followed by the launch of Michael Winkler's ground-breaking work of **exploded non-fiction** "Grimmish".
  • Richard Weatherly - A Brush with Birds
    Mar 27, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Blarney Books and Art, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Celebrate the production of this sumptuous book of birds by one of Australia's best wildlife artists, Richard Weatherly.
  • MICHAEL LEUNIG (Sunday)
    Mar 07, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Blarney Books and Art, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Australia's best-loved cartoonist Michael Leunig comes to Blarney for this exclusive chat on the Blarney stage! (NB: THIS IS A SECOND AND SEPARATE EVENT TO THE FULLY BOOKED SATURDAY EVENT.)
  • MICHAEL LEUNIG (Saturday)
    Mar 06, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    37 James St, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Australia's best-loved cartoonist Michael Leunig comes to Blarney for this intimate chat with his audience!
  • Tim Rogers - Detours
    Mar 06, 2:00 PM
    Port Fairy, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Songwriter/musician Tim Rogers (of You Am I fame) will be in conversation with local author Jock Serong.
  • Brendan Ryan - Walk Like a Cow
    Feb 06, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Blarney Books and Art, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Brendan will be launching his memoir, Walk Like a Cow - to be hosted by notable Port Fairy author, Jock Serong.
  • Dr Paul Carter
    Jan 22, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    Blarney Books and Art, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Regional Victoria doctor and author Paul Carter returns with the third instalment in his popular "Tales of a Country Doctor" series!
  • Margaret Hickey
    Jan 09, 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
    Blarney Books and Art, 37 James St, Port Fairy VIC 3284, Australia
    Margaret Hickey in conversation about her new book, Rural Dreams. Margaret Hickey writes about people who yearn to be better, people who love life and land and a people whose capacity for hope has been described as funny and heartbreaking and true.