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Events and News
New curator for the Janet Frame House
The Trust is delighted to have Rachel Fenton as our new house curator. You can read more about our new curator in this article https://www.odt.co.nz/regions/north-otago/janet-frame-house-curator-moving
Becky Manawatu is our guest author for 2021
Our writing workshop with Becky Manawatu is now sold out. You can still enjoy our two other events, the picnic at 56 Eden Street on April 10, Saturday at 1pm and the talk with Becky Manawatu and Kate Camp on April 11, Sunday at 1pm at the Business Hive on Ribble Street.
Janet Frame House Writers and Readers Weekend 2021
Over the weekend of April 10 and 11 we have our annual Writers and Readers Weekend. Details of the programme will be released shortly.
2020’s Janet Frame House Author – Shortlisted for Ockham’s
Shayne Carter's memoir is shortlisted for our most prestigious book awards - New Zealand Ockham Book Awards 2020. Shayne is also our writer in situ for our annual Janet Frame House Writers and Readers weekend. That means, you have a chance to hear him speak this Saturday, right here in Oamaru at the Janet Frame … Continue reading 2020’s Janet Frame House Author – Shortlisted for Ockham’s
JFEST 2020 Writers and Readers Weekend
The Janet Frame House is delighted to announce our Readers and Writers weekend for 7-8 March 2020. The weekend includes our public picnic, author's talk and open mic session for local writers on Saturday afternoon and a writing workshop on Sunday. Special Guests Our literary guests this year are Shayne Carter and Kate Camp. Saturday … Continue reading JFEST 2020 Writers and Readers Weekend
Tour Janet Frame’s Oamaru
Explore the Oamaru that writer Janet Frame knew in the 1930s and 1940s. You’ll visit some of the iconic places of her childhood and learn about her own incredible life story. Pick up a free brochure from the Oamaru i-SITE and enjoy a self-guided tour at your leisure.
Touring through the eyes of Frame – News!
It's not every day that you see something you love through someone else's eyes but as proud guardians of the Frame family's former Oamaru home, today is one of those days. Scrolling through Facebook we bumped into a post to Oamaru Today mentioning an article in the Senior Traveller, Queensland that describes Oamaru and North … Continue reading Touring through the eyes of Frame – News!
JFEST 2019 readers and writers weekend
The Janet Frame Eden Street Trust is delighted to announce our Readers and Writers weekend for 25 to 27 January 2019. The weekend involves a public talk at the Oamaru Library on Friday evening, two writing workshops on the Saturday and a picnic on the Sunday. Our literary guests this year are Barbara Else and Chris Else. This weekend … Continue reading JFEST 2019 readers and writers weekend
Writing workshops for 2019
We are delighted to be offering two writers workshops in 2019 with support from a Creative Communities grant. Both workshops are on Saturday 26 January between 10am and 4pm in Oamaru. Please contact the Janet Frame Eden Street Trust to book. $35 for the day. Places are limited firstname.lastname@example.org Workshop with Barbara Else. Shaping and … Continue reading Writing workshops for 2019