Storytelling Festival

Rock ‘n’ roll legend Tim Rogers, Archibald Prize-winning painter Yvette Coppersmith, comedian Tony Martin, actor Lawrence Leung, author/illustrator Leigh Hobbs and writers Arnold Zable, Danny Katz and Melanie Cheng were among the cultural superstars who delighted more than 9000 festival-goers throughout this year’s Glen Eira Storytelling Festival. In the largest curated edition of this annual festival, patrons of all ages flocked to more than 40 events, from intimate talks, tours and literary salons to large-scale drawing workshops, installations, concerts and comedy shows across 18 jam-packed days. Stay tuned for news of next year’s line-up!

Festivalgoers’ feedback:

“Love the program”

“Storytelling is so important – it is inclusive because everyone has a story to tell”  

“Wonderful festival at affordable prices for different generations. Congratulations, well done”  

First experience of Stereo Stories – loved it!”

“All the events we have been to were wonderful, please do them again”

“Great fun – local - loved it”

“Loved music and stories”

“A great way to get to know local attractions and community”

“Please organise regular open mics like this”

“It’s sweet and at ease”

“A fantastic show and (Rippon Lea)a great venue”  

“Really enjoyed it, thrilled to see Council presenting these kinds of events”

“Momotaro – perfect”