ZestFest 2018 [archived] 2019-04-09T12:25:17+09:30

ZestFest 2018 has now concluded.

Thank you to those who held events and to the many South Australians who attended and added some zest to their lives in October.

To view the winners of the inaugural COTA SA Writer’s Prize ‘So That’s What Old Is’, please click here.

Festival Highlights

ZestFest Oration

Join Gold Walkley winner and renowned health guru Dr Norman Swan for this year’s ZestFest Oration Busting the Ageing Myth. Dr Swan will be joined by Professor Alison Kitson, who will lead a Q&A session following the oration. 

Get your ticket

So that’s what old is!

Do you love writing? Do you reckon you know what old is? The inaugural COTA SA Writer’s Prize is open to any unpublished piece of writing by a South Australian writer, with the top two entries claiming their share of a $500 cash prize. 

Find out more

Zestfulness Workshop

Back after a sold-out session last year, radio veteran Amanda Blair returns to host a line-up of eminent speakers on identifying, embracing and nurturing the inner zest in your life. Nothing is off-limits in this free 3-hour workshop.

Book your place

The Cube Experience

Iris Apfel once said “You can’t go to the future if you haven’t come from the past”. So think outside the box and step into The Cube for a hosted wine tasting and self-guided tour of D’Arenberg’s newly opened creative and architectural masterpiece.

Book your seat

COTA Cornucopia

A vibrant floral flourish, COTA Cornucopia is an art installation which has assembled pieces from all over South Australia to form part of a community art display on Hutt Street, Adelaide. Free to view throughout September and October.

Find out more

View the full program

Whether you’re joining the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra for Mozart and Beethoven in the Riverland, learning how to knit in St Peters or joining The Plug-In for an interactive session on innovation, ZestFest has something for everyone.

View the program

ZestFest 2018 was proudly sponsored by