things to try this week
TASTE The region’s bakers and brewers band together to bring Flavours of Mudgee to life in this street festival. Enjoy wine tastings and meals with a backdrop of historic buildings and Mudgee’s famous clock tower. September 23; flavoursofmudgee.com.au.
WATCH Film critics have described Australia Day as “provocative” – an apt description, given the movie delves into the racism and violence three Australians from diverse backgrounds experience on January 26. In Dendy Cinemas from September 21.
READ From 2015 Miles Franklin winner Sofie Laguna comes this harrowing tale of a child navigating a world where adults have dark secrets and society is filled with violence. The Choke will have you in its grip from start to end. Out now, $32.99; allenandunwin.com.