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September 2019

Poetry & Song: Laurie Duggan, Lax Charisma & Ghost Gurl

September 21, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Every Saturday afternoon Garden Lounge is hosting one poet and one musical act for your edification and/or entertainment. Relaxed atmosphere, cosy space, heart of Newtown. This Saturday sees the great Laurie Duggan reading for us, swapping sets with Lax Charisma & Ghost Gurl, who will play a mix of solo and duo pieces between them. Laurie Duggan Laurie Duggan was born in Melbourne in 1949. His books include The Ash Range, which won the Victorian Premier's New Writing Award; The…

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Poetry & Song: Gareth Jenkins and Sam Westphalen

September 28, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Garden Lounge Creative Space, 481 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042 Australia
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Every Saturday afternoon Garden Lounge is hosting one poet and one musical act for your edification and/or entertainment. Relaxed atmosphere, cosy space, heart of Newtown. This Saturday sees poet Gareth Jenkins reading for us, opposite improv/experimental guitarist Sam Westphalen.   Gareth Jenkins Gareth is a poet, artist and researcher. Over the last 15 years he has taught poetry and poetics in schools, youth centres, universities, libraries and prisons. His masters in psychology was spent measuring the brain's frontal positive slow…

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October 2019

Poetry & Song #4: Michael Aiken and Rainer: the swimmer (tMs)…

October 5, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Garden Lounge Creative Space, 481 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042 Australia

Every Saturday afternoon Garden Lounge is hosting one poet and one musical act for your edification and/or entertainment. Relaxed atmosphere, cosy space, heart of Newtown.   This Saturday features poet Michael Aiken and guitarist/singer Rainer: the swimmer (tMs)... performing alternating 10 - 15 minute sets between them for the afternoon/evening.   As always this is free (donations welcome) and open to all people of all ages.     About the poet Michael Aiken is a four-time recipient of a unique…

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Poetry & Song #5: Peter Boyle & Christina Christensen

October 12, 2019 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Garden Lounge Creative Space, 481 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042 Australia
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Every Saturday afternoon Garden Lounge is hosting one writer and one musical act for your edification and/or entertainment. Relaxed atmosphere, cosy space, heart of Newtown.   This Saturday features poet Peter Boyle and cellist Christina Christensen. Peter will be reading poetry he has written in response to Christina's original music, which she will play for us. There will also be a conversation and Q&A with the performers. As always this is free (donations welcome) and open to all people of…

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Candlewrite: a night of writing hosted by Authora Australis & Garden Lounge

October 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Garden Lounge Creative Space, 481 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042 Australia
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join us for ‘CandleWrite’: a special night of writing at Garden Lounge Creative Space in Newtown on Wed Oct 16. We will have exclusive use of this artistic space to do some creative writing for about 2-3 hours in the evening. The space will be curtained off from the street, and we will be writing by candlelight to a backdrop of soft/experimental music! There will also be nibbles and drinks to help inspire the flow of words. You can bring…

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Poetry & Song #6: Josh Shipton & Benito Di Fonzo

October 19, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Garden Lounge Creative Space, 481 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042 Australia
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Every Saturday afternoon Garden Lounge is hosting one poet and one musical act for your edification and/or entertainment. Relaxed atmosphere, cosy space, heart of Newtown. This Saturday features poet-singers Josh Shipton and Benito Di Fonzo performing multiple 10 - 15 minute sets between them (possibly simultaneously) for the afternoon/evening. As always this is free (donations welcome) and open to all people of all ages. About the artistes Josh Shipton takes his coffee black. Read into that if you want? We're…

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Launching On Arrivals of Breath: Poetry and Prayers by Anne Elvey

October 22, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garden Lounge Creative Space, 481 King Street
Newtown, NSW 2042 Australia
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On arrivals of breath: poems & prayers by Anne F Elvey will be launched by Peter Boyle Tuesday 22 October 2019 6.00pm for 6.30pm at Garden Lounge creative space 481 King Street, Newtown The launch will feature readings on the theme of breath by Sydney poets Michael Aiken Anne Casey Tricia Dearborn Peter Boyle is a Sydney- based poet and translator of poetry. His most recent book of poetry is Enfolded in the wings of a great darkness (Vagabond 2019).…

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October 2020

Poetry & Song: Jenkins-[Stocker]-Aiken and Aiken & Jenkins

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - November 24 @ 9:00 pm
Garden Lounge Creative Space, 573 King Street, Newtown, NSW 2042
Newtown, 2042 AU
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Garden Lounge's flagship live poetry & music event is back! Every Thursday from 6pm - 8pm+, alternating short sets of reading & singing. Tonight marks the comeback of our live music and poetry shows.The performers include Gareth Jenkins and Michael Aiken. Both are singers and writers, performing musically together with Gavin Stocker as Jenkins-Stocker-Aiken as well as delivering individual poetry readings on the night. Both authors' most recent collections will be available on the night.As always this event is free…

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Poetry & Song: Danny Sky and Jenkins-Stocker-Aiken

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Garden Lounge Creative Space, 573 King Street, Newtown, NSW 2042
Newtown, 2042 AU
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Garden Lounge's flagship live poetry & music event is back! Every Thursday from 6pm - 8pm+, alternating short sets of reading & singing. Join us for an evening of live poetry and music. As always this event is free and open to all people of all ages.Please note we are currently limited to 10 individuals in the building at any time (including performers). There is room on the footpath for additional audience members.About the poetDanny Sky is a Newtown-based designer/visual…

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November 2020

Garden Lounge bookclub: “Heide” by TTO

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Garden Lounge Creative Space, 573 King Street, Newtown, NSW 2042
Newtown, 2042 AU
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A private book club at Garden Lounge in Newtown. Reading TTO's epic verse novel Heide (Giramondo 2020), curated by poet Michael Aiken. Join us for this series of four private events at Garden Lounge to discuss Heide, the astonishing new verse novel from Melbourne writer Pi Oh. Ticket price includes a new copy of Heide (RRP $39.95) and a complimentry drink on entry to each of the four discussion sessions, curated by contemporary verse novelist Michael Aiken.Please note the "Heide"…

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