Past Events

The Winning Poem by Derek Schulz

By Chloe – On December 05, 2018 – In News, Past Events, Poetry With Comment Off

Derek Schulz of Kapiti travelled to Dunedin to read his winning poem ‘you can’t be here’ at our International Poetry Prize Awards Evening on Thursday 29 November 2018 at the University Book Shop. Read Derek’s poem below. We look forward to hosting our winner at the Caselberg House and we hope he is enjoying his […]

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Runner Up: Poem by Tony Beyer

By Chloe – On December 05, 2018 – In News, Past Events, Poetry With Comment Off

The runner up of the Caselberg International Poetry Prize was Tony Beyer, with his poem ‘Full Measure’, which you can read below. Carolyn McCurdie of Dunedin kindly read Tony’s poem in his absence at our awards night on Thursday 29 November 2018. Full measure they buried him with his mother’s people whom he hadn’t seen since […]

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Highly Commended: Poem by Ruth Arnison

By Chloe – On December 05, 2018 – In News, Past Events, Poetry With Comment Off

Dunedin based poet read her highly commended poem ‘A country airing’ at our International Poetry Prize Awards Evening on Thursday 29 November 2018. Read Ruth’s poem below. A Country Airing Norwood St. draws her clay shoulder blades inwards, a concave reaction to our spine tickling feet.   Down in the valley there’s a volley of […]

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Highly Commended: Poem by Sarah Scott

By Chloe – On December 05, 2018 – In News, Past Events, Poetry With Comment Off

Wellington based poet Sarah Scott travelled to Dunedin to read her highly commended poem ‘The Castle’ at our International Poetry Prize Awards Event at UBS on Thursday 29 November 2018. Read the poem below. The Castle After the babies I felt a bit Beaten back, caught in the Crossfire of the past’s heated track. Deeper […]

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Highly Commended: Poems by Janet Newman

By Chloe – On December 05, 2018 – In Creative Arts, News, Past Events, Poetry With Comment Off

Janet Newman is from Horowhenua. She travelled to Dunedin to read her two highly commended poems at UBS for our International Poetry Awards evening on Thursday 29 November 2018. Read her two poems below. Oh! Kee-o Kee-o Last night, cutting potatoes, butterflying chicken, a hawk framed itself in my kitchen window, its gentle rocking glide […]

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Join Majella Cullinane, Ruth Arnison and Michael Harlow in this celebration of the winning poems

By Gill – On November 18, 2017 – In Past Events With Comment Off

Come to the University Bookshop and listen to the Judges report, winning and highly commended poems being performed.

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“Place Matters” Art Auction Fundraising Event

By Gill – On September 23, 2017 – In Past Events With Comment Off

We are excited to be holding a major fundraising event for the Trust this year. Blue Oyster Art Project Space are hosting “Place Matters” Art Auction on Saturday 11th November.  There will be an opening on Friday 10th November at 5.30pm to view the works available, and Ronald Proctor will be our auctioneer on the day. […]

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Peace Matters : A Special Screening of Field Punishment No 1

By Gill – On July 03, 2017 – In Past Events With Comment Off

To commemorate the 100 year anniversary (to the day) of the forced abduction of Archibald Baxter and 13 conscientious objectors we warmly invite you to join us in a special screening of this film telling the story of the war heroes we never heard about. Poetry readings will be presented by Claire Beynon, Alan Roddick, Elizabeth Brooke-Carr, Kevin Clements […]

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Victoria McIntosh – Open Studio – Exhibition

By Gill – On June 18, 2017 – In Past Events With Comment Off

We warmly invite you to celebrate our 2017 Creative Connections Residency at an … Open Studio. If you would like to listen to Victoria speak with Lynn Freeman about Jewellery, the Charles Brasch Studio, her work during the residency and the Cottage click on the following link: from-frilly-underwear-to-jewellery Plus a few photos from the event […]

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Poetry In the Garden and “the unexpected greenness of trees

By Gill – On November 13, 2016 – In Past Events With Comment Off

What a fantastic afternoon we had at Glenfalloch Woodland Garden,  launching six years of the Caselberg International Poetry Prize in the first Caselberg Press imprint, a limited edition anthology,  “the unexpected greenness of trees”. With readings by many of our prize winning poets including Tim Upperton, Sue Wootton, Carolyn McCurdie, Jillian Sullivan, Maris O’Rourke and […]

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Becky Cameron – Artist in Residence, a short film by Tracy Jones

By Gill – On October 24, 2016 – In Past Events With Comment Off

During the Creative Connections Residency this year, Becky Cameron was often accompanied by film-maker Tracy Jones. Tracy learnt classical piano through to ATCL level,  then attended Nelson School of Music’s Contemporary course and  in later years technical learnings at Otago University were necessary.  This took her on a journey – creating music  to film. Jones says of herself; “My innate empathy […]

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Sub-Zero, a fundraising talk by Denise (Dee) Copland

By Gill – On August 17, 2016 – In Past Events With Comment Off

On Thursday 1st September, you are warmly invited to an illustrated talk by artist Denise (Dee) Copland about her experiences in Antarctica.  This is a fundraising event.  Tickets for sale at the door on the night.  Cash only.

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