We are excited to announce that Within/Without These Walls, our live storytelling event as part of Brisbane Open House weekend (13-14 October), is returning for its third year! This year AndAlso Books will also be publishing an accompanying anthology of stories set in and around some of Brisbane’s most beloved and iconic buildings.

Brisbane Open House is a free public festival that celebrates Brisbane’s architecture and offers behind-the-scenes access to buildings across the city. AndAlso Books is unlocking the history of some of Brisbane's most iconic landmarks, places, and spaces during Brisbane Open House with 'Within/Without These Walls' — a free live storytelling program featuring some of Brisbane's best writers and historians.

'Within/Without These Walls 2018’ takes place at 4 special Brisbane locations over two days (13-14 October). Join us at The Old Bishopsbourne and Burnett Lane on Saturday 13 October, and The Old Windmill, Brisbane, Miegunyah House, and Burnett Lane on Sunday 14 October for stories that helped shape Brisbane, Queensland, Australia!



Burnett Lane, Brisbane City

2.30pm – 3.30pm
Lauren Loos, Chloe Mills, Caitlin Morgan and Catherine Shrubsole: ‘Elegant Age — shopping in Brisbane’

Old Bishopsbourne, 233 Milton Road, Milton

3pm – 3.30pm
Caylie Jeffery: ‘Under the Lino’ storytelling and book launch.


The Old Windmill, 226 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill
10am – 10.30am

Chris Dawson, Ray Kerkhove and Duncan Richardson: ‘Brisbane’s first public execution (1841); Fire and Flood, the year of disasters (1864)’

Miegunyah House, 35 Jordan Street, Bowen Hills

11.30am – 12pm
Matthew Wengert: ‘House by House — How Brisbane women fought the Spanish Flu’

12pm – 12.30pm
Melissa Fagan and Caylie Jeffery: ‘Making a Home — Private lives of public buildings’

Burnett Lane, Brisbane City

1.30pm – 2.30pm
Uncle Des Sandy, Ray Kerkhove, Bill Kitson and Matthew Wengert: ‘Becoming Brisbane – Surveying the future city’