56 Eden Street - The childhood home of Janet Frame from 1931 to 1943
'I wanted an imagination that would inhabit a world of fact, descend like a shining light upon the ordinary life of Eden Street..'
The 2015 - 2016 Season is now in full swing. The house is open for visitors daily 2.00 - 4.00pm until the end of April. It will be closed on Christmas Day.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to get in touch while the house is closed.
A weekend of celebration. The Trust welcomes Anna Smaill to Oamaru the weekend of 22 and 23 April for an event at the library Friday evening and a writing workshop the following day.
Anna Smaill address at the Oamaru Public Library Friday 22 April. Breaking Worlds - Janet Frame Dystopia
As part of the celebrations for our anniversary season a Capital Fund for the upkeep of the house was established.The trust acknowledges these generous people as foundation contributors
Bill and Peggy Tramposch: Carol Berry; Kate Camp; Karen Ross
Gordon Scott; Whitestone Cheese;
Cooper and Hunt
Berry and Co; Gwenda Pennington; Linda Cowan
Gavin McLean; Shelia Natusch; Betty and Geoge Patterson; Hugh Perkins; Sandra Pooch; Roger Robinson; and Graham Beattie
Contributions to the Capital Fund continue, contributions can be made throught the same methods as Friends.
The sign welcoming visitors to 56 Eden Street, Oamaru