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


Nala Bardip Mia – Our Festival HUB

Nala Bardip Mia – 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, supporting the local community with inspiring creative sessions.

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The River Hotel

The River Hotel has all your accommodation needs covered. With our unique variety of accommodation ranging from our classical Old English Queen Pub rooms to our spacious Self Contained Villas, we endeavour to provide you with the best rooms at the best rates – hoping to become your home away from home and your first choice for accommodation in 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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The Zone Room

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

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Margaret River Mens Shed

The Margaret River Men’s Shed Inc was established to support men’s psychological, physical, spiritual and intellectual needs by providing the opportunity for men to meet together in a workshop environment, to participate in practical activities, undertake projects, learn new skills and socialise with each other.

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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.

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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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Local Libraries

Free workshop and talks will be held in Busselton and Dunsborough, supporting the local community with inspiring creative sessions.
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Dymocks Busselton

Dymocks Busselton, so much more than a bookshop!
Known for its passionate owner, enthusiastic staff, vibrant atmosphere, varied events, tantalising children’s room, brilliant range of books and competitive prices, Dymocks Busselton also reaches out to other towns, travelling the southwest in a mobile van, bringing books to schools, libraries and communities without bookshops.

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