World Premiere

Recovery Stories

Theatre / Spoken Word
WA
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Just as music can provide a soundtrack for our lives, storytelling weaves our experiences, myths cultural identity into a narrative that teaches, heals and entertains.
With 1 in 4 Australians experiencing mental health issues every year, Recovery Stories are indeed the stories of ourselves, our families our communities.
WAAMH's Recovery Stories Training program aims to use the power of storytelling to raise awareness of mental health issues, bust some stigma and promote the ultimate message that recovery happens.
This intimate uplifting performance showcases the courage, humour, tragedy and triumph of those who journey with mental health issues. This event may feature confronting content however the focus of the event is on recovery, resilience and strength, and will be an uplifting event.

Presented by:
City of Stirling's Summerset Arts Festival & WA Association for Mental Heath

The Summerset Arts Festival is the City of Stirling's premier cultural event. Returning for its tenth year in 2018, the 19 day festival will see more than 30,000 people enjoy over 50 free and low cost events held all around the City, transforming parks, buildings and libraries into pop-up venues, creative spaces and hubs of activity.

WA Association for Mental Health is the peak body for the Community Mental Health Sector in Western Australia and exists to champion mental wellbeing, recovery and citizenship. “Recovery Stories” is a Healthway-funded project run by the WA Association for Mental Health.The project is built around using stories of lived experience to engage mental health consumers and the wider community in promoting mental wellbeing.

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Big Top at Sunset Veranda

WINNER BEST INDEPENDENT VENUE - FRINGE WORLD 2015! The sunny side of FRINGE WORLD can be found on Scarborough Beach as the Sunset Veranda pop-up venue returns to our shores this Summer. With comedy, music, circus, cabaret, family shows, pop-up bar, food and more, there’s something for everyone! Catch a FRINGE WORLD show in the air-conditioned Big Top, grab a drink and bite to eat, and relax and enjoy the stunning sunset views. A perfect summer's night at Scarborough Beach awaits!

Brighton Reserve, 204 The Esplanade, Scarborough, 6019, WA

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Big Top at Sunset Veranda

Brighton Reserve, 204 The Esplanade, Scarborough, 6019, WA

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Big Top at Sunset Veranda

Brighton Reserve, 204 The Esplanade, Scarborough, 6019, WA

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Full Price: $15.00

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Duration

120 min

Content Warnings

Age Suitability: M

Coarse Language: Strong

Sexual References: Strong

Depicts Violence: Strong

Other Warnings: This event features stories of recovery from mental illness & may feature confronting content. Despite this, the focus of the event is on recovery & strength, & will be uplifting.

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