Sat, 02 Nov | St. Stephen's Anglican Church

Clare Bowditch - Your Own Kind of Girl

Join us for a very special evening as we host Clare Bowditch on her Speaking Frankly Tour and celebrate the release of her heartbreaking, wise and inspirational memoir, Your Own Kind of Girl. Clare will perform some songs, and discuss her book with the one and only Yumi Stynes!
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Clare Bowditch - Your Own Kind of Girl

Time & Location

02 Nov 2019, 6:30 pm
St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 189 Church St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia

About The Event

Join us for a very special evening as we host Clare Bowditch on her Speaking Frankly Tour and celebrate the release of her heartbreaking, wise, playful and inspirational memoir, Your Own Kind of Girl

Clare will perform some songs, and discuss her book and life journey with the one and only Yumi Stynes!

This is one event you do not want to miss! 

Event tickets are $17. An Event & pre-ordered Book combination ticket is just $40 (a saving of $7). 

About the Book

ARIA Award-winning singer and actress Clare Bowditch confronts her inner critic in this no-holds-barred memoir.

This is the story I promised myself, aged twenty-one, that I would one day be brave enough - and well enough - to write

Clare has always had a knack for telling stories. Through her music and performing, this beloved Australian artist has touched hundreds of thousands of lives. But what of the stories she used to tell herself? That 'real life' only begins once you're thin or beautiful, that good things only happen to other people.

With startling candour, Clare lays bare her truth in the hope that doing so will inspire anyone who's ever done battle with their inner critic. This is the work of a woman who has found her true power - and wants to pass it on. Happiness, we discover, is only possible when we take charge of the stories we tell ourselves.

Praise

'The words that kept coming to me over and over again as I read this book were authenticity and decency. Clare Bowditch made me feel how wonderful and difficult and amazing it is to be a human.'  - Leigh Sales 

About the Author

Clare Bowditch is a storyteller who lives in Melbourne with her husband Marty, their three teenage children, a white groodle, and one lone surviving free-ranging guinea pig. 

In terms of 'the fancy stuff', Bowditch is a bestselling ARIA Award-winning musician (Best Female Artist), Rolling Stone Woman of the Year (Contribution to Culture), Logie-nominated actor (for her role as 'Rosanna' on hit TV show Offspring), and a former ABC broadcaster who still misses her talk-back callers very much, and hopes they're doing okay out there. 

In her spare time, Bowditch does a lot of public-speaking and event-running. She uses humour and the collective terror of 'public-singing' as tools to teach skills around courage and self-leadership. She is also the founder Big Hearted Business, a love project designed to support creative people in their businesses, and businesses with their creative thinking. 

As a musician Clare has performed and toured with the likes of Leonard Cohen, Paul Kelly, Cat Power, John Butler, Snow Patrol and Gotye. The person she enjoys touring with the most is her drummer and husband, Marty Brown.

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