Published on: 13 July 2017


Christ Church Grammar School is pleased to be hosting these upcoming events.

Ron Banks book launch: Other Times: Life, journalism and the arts

The Centre for Ethics is pleased to present the book launch for Other Times: Life, journalism and the arts.

Author Ron Banks is the former Arts Editor at The West Australian where he held the position for 15 years. He was previously a freelance journalist in Darwin and Canberra, Media Manager at Charles Darwin University, a writer for Resident Magazine Darwin, Senior Media Officer for the Local Government reform program in the Northern Territory, Media Officer at the Department of Education (Canberra), Department of Transport (Canberra) and the Economic Development Unit (Canberra).

When: Wednesday 26 July 2017
Time: 5.30pm
Where: Senior School Staff Room, Christ Church Grammar School (see link for campus map)
RSVP: ron.banks@iinet.net.au

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

From 3 to 5 August, Midnite returns to the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia for the magical production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, retelling the Biblical story of ‘Joseph’, his 11 brothers and the coat of many colours in a musical full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door to Me. Described as one of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Joseph’ is an irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Israel’s favourite son.

When: 3 to 5 August 2017
Time: 7.30pm (3 to 5 August) and 2.30pm (5 August)
Where: Heath Ledger Theatre – State Theatre Centre of Western Australia
Tickets: Please click here

Maggie Dent

Known as Australia’s ‘queen of common sense’, Maggie Dent is an author, educator, parenting and resilience specialist with a particular interest in the early years and adolescence.

The Centre for Ethics in collaboration with The Wynne Centre for Boys’ Health and Wellbeing are delighted to be hosting Maggie Dent at a talk on ‘The Importance of Calmness, Silence and Stillness in Children’s Lives.’

When: Wednesday 9 August 2017
Time: 7.30pm to 9.00pm
Where: Senior School Staff Room, Christ Church Grammar School (see link for campus map)
Tickets: Please click here

Screenagers

The Centre for Ethics in collaboration with The Wynne Centre for Boys’ Health and Wellbeing are hosting a free community screening of Screenagers this August. The award-winning documentary successfully explores the impact of the digital age on children and how to help families minimise harmful effects as we strive for that important balance.

When: Monday 14 August 2017
Time: 7.00pm to 8.30pm
Where: Chapel, Christ Church Grammar School (see link for campus map)
Register: Please click here

Whipbird

Robert Drewe was born in Melbourne and was brought up in Western Australia.

At Hale School he was captain of the school swimming team and editor of the school magazine, The Cygnet. Swimming and publishing have remained interests all his life. On his 18th birthday he joined The West Australian as a cadet reporter. Three years later he was recruited by The Age in Melbourne, and was made chief of that newspaper’s Sydney bureau a year later.

Robert became a well-known columnist, features editor, literary editor and special writer on The Australian and The Bulletin. During this time he travelled widely throughout Asia and North America, won two Walkley Awards for journalism and was awarded a Leader Grant travel scholarship by the United States Government.

More recently, he has published a second memoir, Montebello, and two books of humorous sketches, The Local Wildlife and Swimming to the Moon. His new novel Whipbird is to be officially launched at Christ Church Grammar School – event details as follows.

When: Monday 14 August 2017
Time: 7.30pm
Where: Senior School Staff Room, Christ Church Grammar School (see link for campus map)
Tickets: Please contact Lane Bookshop on 9384 4423

Event parking information

Parking on campus is limited. We recommend allowing time to ensure you can park and arrive at the respective venue prior to the commencement time for each event.

Alternatives to on campus parking are listed below:

Times Square Claremont
Two minutes from Christ Church Grammar School
Open 24 hours
Two hours free parking

Claremont Quarter
Three minutes from Christ Church Grammar School
7.00am to 10.00pm
Three hours free parking

Leura Avenue/Mary Street
Five minutes from Christ Church Grammar School
Two hours free parking

Claremont Train Station
Park and ride Claremont Train station
Six minutes from Christ Church Grammar School
Open 24 hours
Fee applies