Evening of Discussion – 7 April 2019

An Evening with Hugh O’Brien
Putting Words in Other People’s Mouths
Sunday 7 April 2019

The ESU Queensland Branch invites members and guests to a delightful evening of discussion, food and entertainment.Our esteemed speaker ,Hugh O’Brien, will present a lively discussion titled “Putting words in other people’s mouths”.

Hugh O’Brien is unique among Australian writers. He has written speeches for five Queensland premiers, created award-winning international television advertising campaigns and penned the screenplay for a feature film, which starred Sigrid Thornton. He has also had 19 stage plays produced, one of which won an award for Domestic Violence Prevention.

An entertaining speaker in his own right, Hughwill share amusing anecdotes of his fascinating journey putting words in other people’s mouths and reflect on the different writing approaches such diverse media require.

Following Hugh’s presentation, members and guests will be invited to participate in a free-ranging discussion.

The event will commence at 6:00 pm, with drinks on arrival. Guests will then enjoy a delicious Middle Eastern and Mediterranean-inspired dinner provided by the renowned Momani’s restaurant. All dishes will be served at the table and will be table-shared. The dinner will be served at 6:45 pm and be followed by Hugh O’Brien’s presentation. Dessert will be served following the conclusion of the presentation and discussion.

Reservations are essential. Email esuqld@gmail.com with your reservation details. Payment by direct deposit to the English Speaking Union BSB 034 086 Account number 169442 or by cheque payable to the English Speaking Union, PO Box 1429, Milton BC, Qld, 4064.

It is essential that your reservation and payment be received by Sunday 31 March 2019.

Function Details:
Where:      ESU House (Momani’s Restaurant)
Location:  Corner Coronation Drive and Park Road Milton
Date:         Sunday 7 April 2019
Time:         6pm
Cost:          $72 (members)/$80 (non-members)

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