Save the Date! Annual Open Day Sunday 1 November 2020
Combined Open Days at Randell Cottage, Lilburn House and the Rita Angus Cottage – the homes of New Zealand writers, composers, and artists.
Join us on Sunday 1 November for an afternoon celebrating art, music and literature at three historic Thorndon creative residencies. Randell Cottage, Lilburn House and Rita Angus Cottage will be open to the public from 1 to 4pm.
Applications for the 2021 CNZ Randell Cottage Writing Fellowship are open
Applications for the 2021 CNZ Randell Cottage Writing Fellowship have opened and will close on 6 November. More information about the residency can be found here.
The 2020 Randell Cottage New Zealand writer in residence is Michalia Arathimos.
In late June, our 2020 resident Michalia Arathimos, her partner and two young children arrived in Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington. You can read about her journey to get here and her first impressions of the cottage here.
Applications for the 2021 CNZ Randell Cottage Writing Fellowship open in September
Applications for the 2021 CNZ Randell Cottage Writing Fellowship will open on the 1st of September 2020. More information about the residency can be found here.
Historic Randell Cottage in Wellington, New Zealand, has been a writers’ residency for New Zealand and French writers since 2001. The Randell Cottage Writers Trust works in partnership with Creative New Zealand, the New Zealand-France Friendship Fund, the Wellington City Council and the Embassy of France.
The cottage has two bedrooms and a writing studio. Located in inner-city Thorndon close to the Lilburn Residence, Rita Angus Cottage, Wellington Asia Residency, and the Katherine Mansfield House and Garden, the cottage is within walking distance of the National and Turnbull Libraries and Archives New Zealand.