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LIMMUD LIVE | Saturday 12 June @The Ship, Herne Bay
LIMMUD | Sunday 13 June @Diocesan School for Girls, Epsom

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Saturday, June 12 • 7:30pm - 10:00pm
LIMMUD Live - Old Vs New

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A night out for the adults! Join us at The Ship in Herne Bay from 7:30pm - cash bar and nibbles provided. We have an extraordinary line-up of storytellers sharing ‘true stories told live’ in an intimate setting, with Simone Nathan as MC. Each storyteller will have the floor for ten minutes, sharing a tale around the theme 'Old vs New'. This session must be booked separately from the Sunday event and is limited to 100 participants, so get in quick!

Speakers
avatar for Barbara Sumner

Barbara Sumner

Barbara Sumner is a multi-award-winning Oscar short-listed documentary filmmaker and former magazine features writer, turned author. Her memoir, Tree of Strangers, was published by Massey University Press in 2020. She is currently working on The Mystifications, a novel of astral travel... Read More →
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Thomas Burstyn

Thomas Burstyn DGC, CSC, NZCS is a multi-award winning director/cinematographer. Trained at the National Film Board of Canada as a documentary maker, he enjoys great success in the feature film and television drama world. Most recently Tom directed the feature documentaries THIS WAY... Read More →
avatar for Lauren Woolf

Lauren Woolf

Lauren is a specialist in Creative Leadership and the creative economy, and an evangelist for creativity and the arts as a force for good. She has been working in and leading creative services organizations for over 20 years - from global communications giant OGILVY, international... Read More →
avatar for John Barnett

John Barnett

Since the 1970s John Barnett has brought a host of uniquely Kiwi stories to local and international screens, from Fred Dagg and Footrot Flats, to Whale Rider, Sione's Wedding and Outrageous Fortune. As boss of production company South Pacific Pictures for 24 years, he was a driving... Read More →
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Gigi Fenster

Gigi Fenster’s first novel, The Intentions Book, was published in 2012 to glowing reviews. It was a finalist in the 2013 New Zealand Post Book Awards and was longlisted in the IMPAC Dublin Award and the Commonwealth Writers Prize. Gigi’s second book, Feverish, was a work of nonfiction... Read More →
avatar for Sharon Mazer

Sharon Mazer

Sharon Mazer is Professor of Theatre & Performance Studies in Te Ara Poutama, the Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Development, and Head of the School of Language and Culture. Her books include: Professional Wrestling: Sport and Spectacle (1998; 2020); I have loved me a man: the life... Read More →
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Helen Klisser During

Helen Klisser During is an art advisor, curator, and photojournalist who has championed global art projects for over 25 years. She creates, documents and fosters cultural exchange to promote understanding and address issues of social justice. An art world insider, Helen nurtures relationships... Read More →
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Simone Nathan

Simone Nathan is from New Zealand, but lives and writes in New York. She is currently a Staff Writer on the upcoming HBO Max series ‘Our Flag Means Death', produced by Taika Waititi, and was previously in the writer’s room on an upcoming FX show about the Six-Day War, show run... Read More →


Saturday June 12, 2021 7:30pm - 10:00pm NZST
The Ship - Herne Bay

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