The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival is a magnificent celebration of storytelling held at various locations in and around Margaret River.


Margaret River HEART – Our Festival HUB

The Margaret River HEART a the new state of the art Hub of Entertainment, Arts and Regional Tourism and our Margaret River Readers & Writers  Festival Hub.

A highly flexible, modern and innovative precinct, it offers multi-purpose spaces that bring together entertainment, arts and business events in one world-class venue.

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Local Libraries

Free workshop and talks will be held in Margaret River, Augusta Council Chambers, Busselton and Dunsborough, supporting the local community with inspiring creative sessions.

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The Zone Room

The Zone Room is a youth space, conveniently located on Wallcliffe Road, Margaret River just a few moments from Margaret River HEART and beside the skate park. 

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Margaret River Bookshop

The Margaret River Bookshop is a vibrant independent bookshop and one of the bedrocks of the literary community in Margaret River. The shop is owned by the McLeods, a local family whose descendants settled in Margaret River in the early 1860’s. Family members Keith and Pauline McLeod and their sons all play a part in running the bookshop.

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The Busselton Special Edition is a new satellite event program bringing the celebration of storytelling to Busselton on 18 May 2024.

Shelter Brewing

A local beer brewery and kitchen in Busselton offering a unique selection of beers, seasonal menus and located a stone’s throw away from that famous jetty. Perfect for those beach days.

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