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  • Titirangi War Memorial Hall 500 South Titirangi Road Auckland, Auckland, 0604 New Zealand (map)

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A book of beer labels may sound like a niche title for backyard brewers, but Wellington’s Garage Project brewery and its inventive, artistic and story-rich approach to beer cuts to the heart of how we inject creativity into the everyday to successfully merge art and commerce. Founder Pete Gillespie joins Mark Easterbrook to discuss beer, stories, and turning craft beer into art.

Peter Gillespie is head brewer and co-founder of Garage Project. His earliest memories are of home brewing with his Grandfather. After a brief flirtation with journalism and postgraduate study he returned to his passion, brewing in England and Australia. In 2010 he returned to New Zealand to start Garage Project with his brother Ian and friend Jos Ruffell.

Planning for September’s Going West Writers Festival is full steam ahead. Mark Easterbrook, who has co-programmed the festival for the last 3 years, steps up to the role of Artistic Director for 2019. Exciting times (and lots and lots and lots of reading) ahead. #goingwest #goingwestfest #goingwestfestival #titirangi #waitākere #nzbooks #nzwriters #bookstagram #writersfestival #auckland

Mark Easterbrook. Part of Going West team since 2015, Mark is also a freelance writer and creative director in the design and advertising world. He has an MA from the University of Auckland, was a book reviewer and radio host on 95bFM, and volunteers his time with a range of arts and community organisations.

Saturday and Sunday Sessions
8.30am - 5pm
Titirangi War Memorial Hall

Full Day Pass Includes 8 sessions $120.00 | $100 concession
Individual Sessions $18.00 | $15 concession
4 Session Pass | $60 | $50 concession
Tickets available from iTICKET*

A delicious lunch catered by Loaves and Fishes Online orders essential: by 1 September | $22

*transaction fees apply

Earlier Event: 7 September
A New Son Rising