Come join us at the Moat as we spotlight exciting new writers to watch, at our annual Emerging Writers’ Festival edition of Next Big Thing. You’ll hear fiction and non-fiction readings from some of the most exciting emerging literary stars, Akuch Kuol Anyieth, Katerina Gibson, and Eda Gunaydin, as well as outgoing editor of Voiceworks, Adalya Nash Hussein.
The Next Big Thing will be hosted in the Moat Café and Bar, on the ground floor of the Wheeler Centre building but is only accessible by stairs without arrangement.
If you need to use the lift access, please come to the Wheeler Centre foyer and ask a Wheeler Centre staff member to swipe you down to the Moat in the lift.
If you need to access the Moat via the lift outside of the Wheeler Centre’s opening hours and events, please contact them directly on 9094 7820.
There is limited on-street and accessible parking in Little Lonsdale Street. The nearest commercial car park is at QV, which has an entrance on Little Lonsdale Street.
Nearby Public Transport including Tram, bus and Melbourne Central train line station.
The footpaths on Little Lonsdale Street are quite narrow, and are on a slight slope, but are flat and well-surfaced
There is a gender-neutral and accessible toilet via lifts and stairway.
More information: visit The Wheeler Centre’s Accessibility page.