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An evening with Nigel Owens

An evening with Nigel Owens

We are pleased to present an 'in conversation' event with Welsh rugby referee Nigel Owens MBE, supported by Auckland Grammar School and chaired by Belinda Henley.

Nigel is also a television personality, comedian and the first openly gay rugby personality and described as "...the best referee in any of our major sports, the antithesis of a rulebook automaton, he is authoritative without being condescending and balances sharp comment with quick humour."

His autobiography Half Time is warm, funny and painfully honest. Nigel speaks frankly about his struggle to accept himself for who he was, leading to attempted suicide, bulimia and steroid addiction.

Join us for an evening of storytelling and laughter as Nigel recounts many amusing incidents from rugby matches, foreign trips and his off-field career as an entertainer.

Books will be
available for purchase and there will be a signing after the event.

Thursday 20 October, 7:00-8:00pm
Auckland Grammar School, 55-85 Mountain Rd, Epsom

Tickets on sale via eventfinda
General Admission $20, Friends of the Festival $15, Students $12.5.
Festival Patrons please contact the Festival Office via email or 376 8074.