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October 2019

7.30pm Saturday October 5 : Reading the Rocks of the Great Ocean Road Event- Written in Stone with Philomena Manifold

October 5, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Great Escape Books, 2/ 75 Great Ocean Rd
Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231 Australia
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7.30pm Saturday October 5: Reading the Rocks of the Great Ocean Road Event- Written in Stone with Philomena Manifold Join us for a fascinating evening as Philomena Manifold explores our extraordinary coastline with a powerpoint presentation and talk based on her bestselling geology book, Written in Stone. Venue: Great Escape Books Free Event with complimentary wine and nibbles Book sale proceeds to FERMS (Friends of Eagle Rock Marine Park). RSVP Essential with mobile contact to myevents@greatescapebooks.com.au or ph. Bookshop 52897052…

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Oct 12: Nat Young and Jock Serong with Church of the Open Sky at Strapper Surf

October 12, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Great Escape Books, 2/ 75 Great Ocean Rd
Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231 Australia
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7pm Saturday October 12: Nat Young & Jock Serong with Church of the Open Sky at Strapper Surf We are really thrilled to be hosting an event with legendary surfer Nat Young at Strapper Surf Aireys. Nat will be in-conversation with author Jock Serong about true stories of Nat’s surfing life – and the friends, foes and heroes he’s met along the way with his new memoir Church of the Open Sky. Surfing for Nat Young – and so many…

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An Afternoon with Elliot Perlman and Amanda Smith – Maybe the Horse will Talk

October 26, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Great Escape Books, 2/ 75 Great Ocean Rd
Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231 Australia
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1.30pm Saturday October 26 An Afternoon with Elliot Perlman Join Elliot Perlman and Amanda Smith (ABC Radio National) as they discuss Elliot’s highly anticipated new novel, Maybe the Horse will Talk. Venue: Little Feast Function Room Tickets: $36.00 p.p. includes Maybe the Horse will Talk, a glass of lovely wine and a reserved seat. To Book: myevents@greatescapebooks.com.au or ph. 52897052 More about Maybe the Horse will Talk What if the only way to keep your job was to antagonise your…

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November 2019

Champagne Book Event- There Was Still Love with Favel Parrett & Mark Smith

November 3, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Great Escape Books, 2/ 75 Great Ocean Rd
Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231 Australia
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Join us for a most magical evening with Favel Parret's highly anticipated new novel, 'There Was Still Love'. Favel will be in-conversation with with great local author Mark Smith (Road to Winter series). This special champagne evening is our keynote Melbourne Cup weekend event. Favel's previous books are the award-winning 'Past the Shallows' and 'When the Night Comes'. RSVP: This is a free event but bookings are essential. To book- E:myevents@greatescapebooks.com.au or ph. 52897052 Complimentary champagne, wine and nibbles.

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Literary Lunch with Garry Linnell and Michael Veitch with Michael Cathcart @ Little Feast

November 17, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Great Escape Books, 2/ 75 Great Ocean Rd
Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231 Australia
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Join us for the final in our Literary Lunch Series for 2019. Now in its third year, hosted at Little Feast restaurant, the long lunch series is always a highly sought after event. This coming Sunday November 17 we will be having a long lunch with a historical emphasis, with authors Garry Linnell and Michael Veitch speaking with ABC RN Michael Cathcart, who is also a historian. More about our authors... Garry Linnell Garry Linnell is one of Australia’s most…

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January 2020

BOOKED OUT: Join Christian White and Mark Smith with Christian’s spellbinding novel, The Wife and the Widow @ Great Escape Books

January 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Great Escape Books, 2/ 75 Great Ocean Rd
Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231 Australia
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Join Christian White and interviewer Mark Smith (author of The Road to Winter trilogy) as they discuss Christian's spellbinding new mystery novel, The Wife and the Widow. This is a free event with complimentary wine and champagne. RSVP essential for a place. There are three easy ways to book... Book at: E: myevents@greatescapebooks.com.au PH: Bookshop 52897052. Web: Eventbrite Venue: Great Escape Books, Aireys Inlet. About Christian... Christian White is an Australian author and screenwriter. His debut novel, The Nowhere Child,…

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February 2020

Booked Out: The Sunday Literary Lunch Series presents Anna Krien & Charlotte Wood in conversation with Hannie Rayson

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Little Feast, 85 Great Ocean Rd
Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231
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THE SUNDAY LITERARY LUNCH SERIES presents… We are delighted to present our first Sunday Literary Lunch Series for 2020, now in its fourth year. Join us for a fascinating lunch with Anna Krien and Charlotte Wood as they each discuss the depths of the human psyche with Hannie Rayson. A three course gourmet lunch and a copy of one of the books under discussion is included in your ticket price. (The other author’s book will be available at a reduced…

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Booked Out: An Evening to Remember with Dervla McTiernan and Jock Serong

February 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Little Feast, 85 Great Ocean Rd
Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231
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Description 7.30 pm Saturday, February 29, 2020 An Evening to Remember with Dervla McTiernan and Jock Serong Join Dervla McTiernan and Jock Serong (Java Ridge, Preservation) as they discuss Dervla's fabulous new novel featuring Detective Cormac Reilly, The Good Turn. Venue: Little Feast Function Room Tickets: $38.00 p.p. includes The Good Turn, a glass of lovely wine or beer, and a fully reserved seat. Bookings : Eventbrite More information: Call the bookshop on (03)52897052 or visit https://www.greatescapebooks.com.au/ About Dervla McTiernan...…

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March 2020

Children’s Storytime: Izzy and Frank with author Katrina Lehman

March 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Great Escape Books, 2/ 75 Great Ocean Rd
Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231 Australia
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Join us for Children's Storytime this coming Long Weekend. Izzy loved her island. But most of all, she loved Frank the seagull. Katrina Lehman will be reading from her stunning new picture storybook Izzy and Frank, with a hands-on children's activity following the reading. 11am Sunday March 8, 2020 at Great Escape Books Free event, but bookings essential to manage numbers. Book at: EVENTBRITE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/childrens-storytime-izzy-and-frank-with-katrina-lehman-tickets-97971484347 Or Email: myevents@greatescapebooks.com.au with names of the children (for name tags) and a mobile contact-…

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April 2020

Postponed: Children’s Storytime with Renee Treml and ‘Roo Knows Blue’.

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Great Escape Books, 2/ 75 Great Ocean Rd
Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231 Australia
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We are super excited to be welcoming back author - illustrator Renee Treml with her wonderful new book Roo Knows Blue. Featuring all your favorite Australian animals, Roo knows the colour blue… but does she know other colours too? A book for kids to sing along with and help a silly kangaroo learn her colours. Venue: Great Escape Books, Aireys Inlet Date: 11am April 2, 2020 - Week 1 School Holidays This is a free event with a drawing activity…

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