Friday 18 January, 2013
Carousel Cafe, Crnr Flood Street and Lords Road, Leichhardt, Sydney 3-4pm
Ursula and illustrator Walter di Qual will be speaking about their picture book "The Carousel". Walter will also be showing some of the original art work for the book and there will be a craft activity for young children. All welcome! Click here for details.
Saturday 08 December, 2012
Summertime Stories - Blacktown Arts Centre, 78 Flushcombe Road, Blacktown, Sydney. 1pm-4pm
Ursula will be appearing at this delightful annual family festival of children's literature organised by Westwords. There will be afternoon tea! This event is free, but bookings are essential - 9839 6558. For more information click here.
Sunday 11 November, 2012
Sutherland Shire Writers' Festival, Gymea Community Centre, Sydney
Ursula will be speaking at 11.30am. Click here for looking and other details.
Monday 05 November, 2012
Writing Masterclass, Children's Book Council of Australia, NSW Branch, State Library of NSW, Sydney
Ursula will be part of a series of four writers giving masterclasses to students aged 13-18. Click here for booking and other details.
Saturday 27 October, 2012
North Sydney Children's Festival Civic Park, cnr Miller & McLaren Streets, North Sydney from 10am-2pm
Ursula will be reading aloud stories for young children from 11am. Click here for more details.
Thursday 04 October, 2012
"Five Bells" English Teachers' National Conference, 2012, Sydney Grammar, College Street, Sydney. 11.15am
Ursula will be speaking on a panel about censorship. Click here for booking and other details
Thursday 23 August, 2012
TOO MANY ELEPHANTS IN THIS BOOKSHOP! Book Launch at The Children's Bookshop, 6 Hannah Street, Beecroft, Sydney ~ 4.30-5.30pm
Ursula and illustrator Andrew Joyner will launch their new picture book "Too Many Elephants In This House". Bring along your own toy elephant and join us for some afternoon tea. For more information and bookings click here.
Saturday 18 August, 2012
5 Wallaringa Avenue, Neutral Bay. ~ 11.00 am-12.30pm
Children's Book Week event at Nutcote, the home of May Gibbs. Ursula will be speaking, with fellow author Libby Hathorn. Click here for further details.
Saturday 11 August, 2012
National Bookshop Day at the Children's Bookshop, 6 Hannah Street, Beecroft, Sydney ~ 10.00-10.45 am
Ursula will be reading aloud her new picture book collaboration with Andrew Joyner - "Too Many Elephants in This House" - as well as "The Terrible Plop". Come along and celebrate National Bookshop Day! Click here for further details.
Thursday 21 June, 2012
Warragul Library, 75 Victoria Street, Warragul Victoria. Informal literary lunch 12.30pm. Panel discussion with Nansi Kunze 2pm. Free.
Bookings essential. Click here for more information. Ursula will be visiting in schools and libraries in Victoria's Gippsland from June 19-21 as part of the State Library of Victoria’s ‘High Road to Reading’ program.
Saturday 16 June, 2012
Bloomsday on Bondi, Bondi Pavilion, Sydney - Some time between 12.45 - 1.30pm (Free)
Ursula will be reading a passage from James Joyce's "Ulysses" at this year's Bloomsday celebrations, presented in partnership with the Consulate General of Ireland Sydney, Waverley Council, the Irish Echo newspaper and O'Punksky's Theatre and the John Hume Institute for Global Irish Studies. Click here for details.