Fact or Faction 2019

Fact or Faction 2019

Fact or Faction is a new week-long annual event encouraging all to read, write and connect.

The FREE festival of learning launches on 2 September 2019 bringing together a rich tapestry of authors, venues and unusual sites across the Shire of Capel to create exhilarating audience experiences and unexpected encounters.

The event aims to be a catalyst for collaboration and partnership across Capel’s creative and rural sector highlighting diversity within the shire.
Fact or Faction is for all community members of diverse ages and combines elements of science, technology, engineering, arts and maths in an innovative way.

The festival of learning features multiple free workshops, book hubs, STEAM hubs and the launch forum “AI, Our Human Future”.

Headlining the festival is Toby Walsh, Scientia Professor of Artificial Intelligence.

Event Line up:

AI, Our Human Future | Public Speakers Forum Featuring Toby Walsh.

Monday 2 Sep 2019, 6 – 8pm at Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School.


Space and Science | STEAM Hub with Karen Dennison

Tuesday 3 Sep 2019, 10 – 11am at Shire of Capel Libraries


Biography Workshop | STEAM Hub with Author Sarah Evans

Tuesday 3 Sep 2019, 9.30am – 12pm at Shire of Capel Libraries


Felting Workshop | STEAM Hub

Wednesday 4 Sep 2019, 9.30am – 12pm at Capel RSL, 7 Forrest Rd Capel


Life Journeys | Stories of the Stolen Generation and a Visual Memoir

Wednesday 4 Sep 2019, 6 – 8.30pm at ECU CBD Learning Hub @ Maker + Co


Life of a Botanist | STEAM Hub with Eleanor Bennett

Saturday 7 Sep 2019, 10am – 12pm at Peppermint Grove Beach Community Centre


Blacksmith Demonstration |STEAM Hub

Sunday 8 Sep 2019, 10am – 2pm at Boyanup Rail and Heritage Centre


Author Talk Book Hub with Mark Greenwood

Monday 9 Sep 2019 at 10 – 11.30am