October 31, 2019
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What’s on: Jaipur Literature Festival, Oysters in the Hills, Melbourne Cup

Get out and about to Jaipur Literature Festival and Oysters in the Hills, before Melbourne Cup next Tuesday.

Celebration of culture

The Jaipur Literature Festival, from November 1 to 3, will bring together more than 60 participants over more than 40 free events. Writers, thought leaders, activists and artists will come from China, Hong Kong, Australia, India, Malaysia, Singapore, The Netherlands, the UAE and the UK. One highlight is author Shashi Tharoor, who served as Under-Secretary General of the United Nations during Kofi Annan’s tenure as Secretary General.

Aw shucks

Delicious gin, tasty oysters, live music and a shucking good time can all be expected at Oysters in the Hills, the inaugural event by Ambleside Distillers and Gazander Oysters, on Saturday, November 2. The two family-owned businesses have partnered to create the event, held at Ambleside Distillers in Hahndorf.

Off and Racing

It’s time to get your plans sorted for Melbourne Cup Day on Tuesday, November 5. Make your way to SALIFE Melbourne Cup on Vardon Avenue for sparkling hospitality, the latest fashions on the runway and the big race on screens, with a live bookie on-site and DJ all afternoon. Tickets are $195.

Details: eastendcellars.com.au

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