Author’s legacy celebrated
THE legacy of celebrated author Henry Handel Richardson will once again be celebrated in Chiltern on January 3.
This year, the Henry Handel Richardson celebrations, held at Chiltern’s Lake View House, will feature renowned film, television and opera director Bruce Beresford delivering the Henry Handel Richardson Society Oration.
A prolific director who has directed such films as Breaker Morant and Driving Miss Daisy, one of Mr Beresford’s earliest film triumphs was an adaptation of the Henry Handel Richardson classic The Getting of Wisdom.
Mr Beresford is also a patron of the Henry Handel Richardson Society of Australia.
The day’s events will also include a picnic tea and much more.
Further information on the event will be available on www. henryhandelrichardsonsociety.org.au as the date draws nearer, or call the Chiltern Athenaeum for more information on (03) 5726 1280.
BIG NAME: Well known film director Bruce Beresford will be speaking at Chiltern in January as part of the Henry Handel Richardson celebrations.