Chris Collins moved to Canberra at the start of 2019, her enthusiasm for Canberra is infectious. Chris’s piece ‘You Make Me Feel As Though Spring Has Sprung’ captures her love and excitement for the city. Funny, enchanting and written with a very English sense of humour ‘You Make Me Feel As Though Spring Has Sprung’ will be published on Wednesday, just in time for what would have been Floriade.

Canberra Coronavision

At the start of the pandemic local writer John Lombard created Canberra CoronaVision, a YouTube channel dedicated to radio plays for pandemic days. Local writers including John Lombard, Greg Gould, Kirsty Budding, Rachel Hogan and Bart Meehan have all contributed to the project, with vocal talent and production from local artists.

Plays include:The Four Horse of the Apocalypse and The Boy Who Came With The Frame by John Lombard, Cat Queen by Kirsty Budding, Armageddon Some Loo Roll by Nigel Palfreman, Stargazers By Greg Gould, Four by Rachel Hogan and Love in Lockdown and 10 minutes Left By Bart Meehan.

Click on the logo to take you to the Youtube Channel

Watch From A Kind Place In Your Heart: A Canberra writer, actor and producer a mini documentary about John Lombard here.

From The Kind Place In Your Heart

The mini-documentary From The Kind Place in Your Heart featuring local writer, producer and actor John Lombard, comes to The Canberra Tales. John shares his thoughts on the writing process and the exciting theatre and arts scene in Canberra.

Sneak peek

Here is a sneak preview of some of the content to come over the coming weeks.

The Canberra Tales

The Canberra Tales project is a site that has been created to celebrate everything Canberra.

Canberra is full of stories and The Canberra Tales will be a place to watch, read and hear them.

Mini documentaries about interesting people and places, regular Instagram and Facebook Post

Keep an eye out for The Canberra Tales on Facebook, instagram, Youtube and Twitter.

If you are interested in contributing to site, we’d love to hear from you whether its creating a documentary, submitting a short film, story or poem or being the subject of a mini doc get in touch:

The Canberra Tales

Coming very soon

Despite what Bill Bryson said “Canberra awfully boring”, we know that Canberra is cool, very cool with some incredible people and places. This website is all about shouting aloud how great Canberra is.

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