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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Voyager Estate

Voyager Estate is family-owned Margaret River winery. It is committed to crafting great wines, particularly Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. 

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Voyager estate cellar door
Riversmith inside


Riversmtih is a produce and lifestyle store that showcases the abundant resources of the Margaret River region and beyond is now open. Our focus is on artisan producers, sourcing local seasonal ingredients, beverages, preserves, handmade wares and seasonally curated workshops. Find us at the iconic renovated garage on the main street of Margaret River.

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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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Dunsborough library

Local Libraries

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

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The River

The River Hotel, is a hotel, resort and is a live performance venue and hosts a stunning front bar, casual restaurant and open front courtyard, along with our private function space and rear beer-garden.

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