October 14, 2015
To celebrate the launch of the book, publishers Allen & Unwin will host a special online Q&A event on the evening of Tuesday 13 October.
Get involved by leaving your question for Peter at http://www.allenandunwin.com/petergarrettlive or on Midnight Oil’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/midnightoilofficial
Peter will then choose his favorites and answer them, along with celebrity questions from John Butler, Daniel Johns, David Suzuki and more – live online on Tuesday 13 October at 8pm (AEST)
Ten copies of ‘Big Blue Sky’ are up for grabs, with a signed edition for the best question as chosen by Peter.
To join in, and for events dates and times when you can catch Peter on tour throughout Australia in October and November, visit http://www.allenandunwin.com/petergarrettlive
Peter Garrett: ‘Big Blue Sky – a memoir’
Available 14 October
ISBN 978 1 92526 605 4
Angus & Robertson
January 27, 2015
Developed by Manly Art Gallery and Museum, The Making of Midnight Oil examines the iconic band’s impact on social and cultural history across a 40-year period. The exhibition is jam packed with rare and iconic items including stage props, instruments, protest banners, hand written lyrics, photographs and posters sourced from public and private collections as well as the band’s own archives.
• 3 and under Free
• Child $4
• Concession $5
• Adult $7
• Family $15
Hear the stories behind the objects and find out how this amazing exhibition was developed through our curator led tours of the exhibition.
Hosted by Midnight Oils drummer Rob Hirst and Manly Art Gallery and Museum’s exhibition curator Ross Heathcote.
When: 11am, 20 February
Cost: $20 per person
Booking essential: 4974 1401 (places are limited)
Hosted by Newcastle Art Gallery Curator Sarah Johnson, initial development curator of the Making of Midnight Oil.
When: 11am, 20 March
Cost: $20 per person
Bookings essential: 4974 1401 (places are limited)
Song Writing Q & A
Iconic Australian songwriters Rob Hirst (Midnight Oil), Dave Faulkner (Hoodoo Gurus) and Reg Mombassa (Mental As Anything) will front an interactive discussion on their creative song writing process and behind-the-scenes stories of the songs that made a generation. Facilitated by Australian songwriter, musician and MAX presenter Chit Chat Von Loopin Stab, this is an amazing opportunity for Newcastle.
Come along for a rare and intimate opportunity to hear musical masters and rock icons share their song writing successes.
When: 6.30 – 9pm, Saturday 4 April
Bookings essential: 4974 1401
Newcastle Museum, 6 Workshop Way, Newcastle NSW 2300
Open Tuesday – Sunday 10.00 – 5.00pm
Check out the Newcastle Museum website here