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Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
http://sebastiaans.com.au/the-printers-room/

January 2018

Words Out Loud

18 January, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud returns for 2018 at its new base, the Printers Room under Sebastiaans cafe, corner of Lydiard and Mair streets (enter from Mair). Food, drink, and oodles of spoken word goodness! Poets, writers, raconteurs are invited to share readings, recitals and musings up to five minutes. Non-compulsory theme is "hot metal". Gold coin donation appreciated.

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April 2018

Words Out Loud – April edition

19 April, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud sharpens its pencils, and its wits, when it aims to "stay sharp" for its monthly event on April 19 at the Printers Room, in the basement of Sebaastians at the corner of Mair and Lydiard streets. The spoken word event encourages poets, writers and raconteurs to share their work, or favourite pieces by others, for five-minute open mic sessions on the third Thursday of each month (unless otherwise advertised). The theme isn't compulsory. Enter via Mair St.…

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May 2018

Words Out Loud – May edition

17 May, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud looks up for inspiration in May, whether to the heavens or simply the fairy light-festooned ceiling of the Printers Room. It might be that the dinner special of hearty stews and damper, and perhaps a few other bush treats, had an influence too, in setting the (non-compulsory) theme to "under the Milky Way". The May edition runs 7-9pm on Thursday May 17 at the Printers Room, in the basement of Sebaastians at the corner of Mair and Lydiard streets.…

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July 2018

Words Out Loud – July edition

19 July, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud gets into the Christmas spirit in July, as we stoke the fire for a wintry celebration with the non-compulsory theme of "Christmas comes early". This monthly spoken word event offers writers, poets and raconteurs five-minute open mic slots to share their love of words. Enjoy a full cafe menu or $20 two-course dinner special in the warm, welcoming surrounds of The Printers Room, underneath Sebastiaans at the corner of Lydiard and Mair streets (enter from Mair). Free, but…

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August 2018

Words Out Loud – August edition

16 August, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud turns up the heat with spoken word in August. This monthly event offers writers, poets and raconteurs five-minute open mic slots to share their love of words. Enjoy a full cafe menu or $20 two-course dinner special in the warm, welcoming surrounds of The Printers Room, underneath Sebastiaans at the corner of Lydiard and Mair streets (enter from Mair). Free, but gold coin donation appreciated.

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September 2018

Words Out Loud – September edition

20 September, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud gets some wind beneath its wings with a theme of 'taking flight' in September.  This monthly spoken word event offers writers, poets and raconteurs five-minute open mic slots to share their love of words. Enjoy a full cafe menu or $20 two-course dinner special in the warm, welcoming surrounds of The Printers Room, underneath Sebastiaans at the corner of Lydiard and Mair streets (enter from Mair). Free, but gold coin donation appreciated.

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January 2019

Words Out Loud – summer sizzlers

January 17 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud is making a hot start to 2019 at its January edition, with a non-compulsory theme of “summer sizzlers”. Make of that what you will, or ignore it altogether. This is a great opportunity to road test new material, celebrate a success or share some inspiration, or simply enjoy a diverse range of spoken word — poetry, prose or storytelling; read or recited; your own work or someone else’s. Performances are limited to 5 minutes each. Sign up on…

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February 2019

Words Out Loud – February edition

February 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud February edition

Words Out Loud is baring its heart for its February edition, with a non-compulsory theme of “heart strings”. Make of that what you will, or ignore it altogether. This is a great opportunity to road test new material, celebrate a success or share some inspiration, or simply enjoy a diverse range of spoken word — poetry, prose or storytelling; read or recited; your own work or someone else’s. Performances are limited to 5 minutes each. Sign up on the night. Held…

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March 2019

Words Out Loud – March edition

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud celebrates the equinox, World Poetry Day and Harmony Day with its non-compulsory theme of “all things in balance”. Make of that what you will, or ignore it altogether. This is a great opportunity to road test new material, celebrate a success or share some inspiration, or simply enjoy a diverse range of spoken word — poetry, prose or storytelling; read or recited; your own work or someone else’s. Performances are limited to 5 minutes each. Sign up on…

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April 2019

Words Out Loud – April edition

April 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud comes with extra rabbit in April as, with a nod to Easter, it chases the non-compulsory theme of “hop to it”. Make of that what you will, or ignore it altogether. This is a great opportunity to road test new material, celebrate a success or share some inspiration, or simply enjoy a diverse range of spoken word — poetry, prose or storytelling; read or recited; your own work or someone else’s. Performances are limited to 5 minutes each.…

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May 2019

Words Out Loud May edition

May 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia

Words Out Loud casts its vote through spoken word in May with the non-compulsory theme of “ticking the boxes”. Make of that what you will, or ignore it altogether. This is a great opportunity to road test new material, celebrate a success or share some inspiration, or simply enjoy a diverse range of spoken word — poetry, prose or storytelling; read or recited; your own work or someone else’s. Performances are limited to 5 minutes each. Sign up on the night.…

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June 2019

Words Out Loud June edition

June 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud enters winter with the non-compulsory theme of “cold comfort”, but be assured of a warm reception at our June edition. Make of that theme what you will, or ignore it altogether. This is a great opportunity to road test new material, celebrate a success or share some inspiration, or simply enjoy a diverse range of spoken word — poetry, prose or storytelling; read or recited; your own work or someone else’s. Performances are limited to 5 minutes each.…

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July 2019

Words Out Loud July edition

July 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Words Out Loud takes 'a shot in the dark' as its theme for July. Wordsmiths are invited to explore the theme or simply ignore it altogether. This is a great opportunity to road test new material, celebrate a success or share some inspiration, or simply enjoy a diverse range of spoken word — poetry, prose or storytelling; read or recited; your own work or someone else's. Performances are limited to 5 minutes each. Sign up on the night. Held at…

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August 2019

Words Out Loud August edition

August 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia

Words Out Loud is 'breaking the ice' for its August edition. Wordsmiths are invited to explore the theme or simply ignore it altogether. This is a great opportunity to road test new material, celebrate a success or share some inspiration, or simply enjoy a diverse range of spoken word — poetry, prose or storytelling; read or recited; your own work or someone else's. Performances are limited to 5 minutes each. Sign up on the night. Held at the Printers Room,…

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September 2019

Words Out Loud – Snapshot 1

September 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
Alicia Sometimes

Words Out Loud is running a three-part Snapshot Series in conjunction with the Ballarat Foto Biennale. SNAPSHOT 1: WINDOWS TO THE PAST features special guest Alicia Sometimes, exploring the theme of history inspired by personal photographs. Wordsmiths are invited to also perform a piece, up to FIVE MINUTES, addressing a photograph from their collection. This should be emailed in prior or brought along on the night on a USB containing no other material, using the performer's name as its file…

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October 2019

Words Out Loud – Snapshot 2

October 5 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
Jenny Valentish

Words Out Loud is running a three-part Snapshot Series in conjunction with the Ballarat Foto Biennale. SNAPSHOT 2: MIRRORS OF OURSELVES features special guest Jenny Valentish, exploring the theme of family inspired by personal photographs. Wordsmiths are invited to also perform a piece, up to FIVE MINUTES, addressing a photograph from their collection. This should be emailed in prior or brought along on the day on a USB containing no other material, using the performer's name as its file name.…

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Words Out Loud – Snapshot 3

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Printers Room, Sebaastiaans basement, cnr Lydiard and Mair streets
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
Jessica Wilkinson

Words Out Loud is running a three-part Snapshot Series in conjunction with the Ballarat Foto Biennale. SNAPSHOT 3: GATEWAYS TO ELSEWHERE features special guest Jessica Wilkinson, exploring the theme of travel inspired by personal photographs. Wordsmiths are invited to also perform a piece, up to FIVE MINUTES, addressing a photograph from their collection. This should be emailed in prior or brought along on the night on a USB containing no other material, using the performer's name as its file name.…

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