The 2018 Festival of Homer takes you on an adventure to Ancient Greece, through Mycenaean palaces and into battle with Achilles, from Friday 15 – Sunday 17 June. Join heroes and gods alike at this 3-day celebration of one of antiquity’s greatest minds – it’s sure to be a weekend of epic proportions!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PROGRAM

Friday 15 June

6-8pm Opening night cocktail party

More information and tickets HERE.

 

Saturday 16 June

10.30-11.30am Translating the Odyssey: a new perspective

More information and tickets HERE.

 

11.30am-12.30pm At home with Homer’s heroes: Mycenaean palaces

More information and tickets HERE.

 

12.30-1.30pm Pavilion lunch

More information and tickets HERE.

 

1.30-3pm Debate: was Achilles a Hero or just a Very Naughty Boy?

More information and tickets HERE.

 

Sunday 17 June

10.30-11.30am Is Ithaka Ithaka?

More information and tickets HERE.

 

12.30-3.30pm Greek Sunday lunch

More information and tickets HERE.

 

A NOTE ON TICKETS

Individual events cost $40 full price, $35 concession, and $30 for Humanities 21 members (this does not include lunches).

A Festival Pass can also be purchased for $100 full prices, $90 concession, and $80 for Humanities 21 members. This grants you entry into all our events over the weekend, but does NOT include lunches. Lunch tickets can be purchased in addition to the Festival Pass.

Humanities 21 members and holders of a Festival Pass are invited to attend our opening night cocktail party free of charge. We do request, however, that you book a free ticket through the link provided – this will assist us with estimating our catering needs.