The Road to Goonong

Program

Day 1 Wednesday 24 August 2011

11.45am -1.15pm School Book Launch: The Road to Goonong by David Cox at Ambrose State School. To be launched by Gail Sellers, Mayor for the Gladstone Regional Council. David Cox will respond by speaking about growing up in the area and about writing and illustrating The Road to Goonong based on that experience. Yarwun SS will also attend. This will be followed by the cutting of a cake by David and the students to celebrate the event, and by book sales.

3.00pm Media Interviews.

4.00pm Book Signing at Gladstone City Library 39 Goondoon Street Gladstone.

Day 2 Thursday 25 August 2011

9.30am -10.30am School Visit South State School with other local schools invited.

12.00am-1.00pm School Visit Tannum Sands State School with other local schools invited.

6.00pm Public Launch: The Road to Goonong Exhibition of David Cox's work from the book at Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum. To be launched by David Eborn, Principal advisor Education Services Central Qld Department of Education & Training. The exhibition will be on display at GRAGM from 25 August until Saturday 24 September 2011.

Day 3 Friday 26 August 2011

10.00am -12.00pm Across Imaginative Seas: Collaborating in Art, Words and Music Workshop/talk with internationally acclaimed writer and artist David Cox and composer and pianist Betty Beath at GRAGM. (This event is a Curtis Coast Literary Carnivale and Gladstone Regional Council sponsored contribution to the Sea Dreams Festival of Arts.)