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Why We Kneel

Bendigo Writers Festival

Event Date: 15 May 2022
Author / Presenters: Michael Holding (onscreen), host Gideon Haigh

Rain delay. Commentators chatting. Someone asks cricketing great Michael Holding about the #BlackLivesMatter protests. And he starts talking: about the racism he was subjected to throughout his life, about how it’s been ignored for so long, and about why now is the time to find a way forward. Immediately, a host of sporting celebrities are there, ready to share, ready to help spread the message. Michael Holding talks to Gideon Haigh about that moment, and what happened next to lead to his award-winning book, Why We Kneel, How We Rise.

Some sessions in the Bendigo Bank Theatre will also stream live online: details announced soon!

Tickets $20 full / $16 concession or multi-buy.


Sunday, 15 May 2022, 10:30 am–11:30 am

Bendigo Bank Theatre, 50 View Street, Bendigo, VIC, 3550 Australia

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