In light of current public health advice regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) and non-essential indoor public gatherings of over 100 people, the 2020 Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival has been cancelled.

Arts Margaret River will refund all tickets via the original payment method. Credit card payments will be refunded automatically whereas patrons who paid cash and eftpos will be contacted by 31 March 2020 to process refunds.

If you have any queries, please contact Arts Margaret River on (08) 9758 7316 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm). You can also email [email protected]

We are very grateful for your loyalty, patience and understanding and wish everyone well during this time.

The Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival (the Festival) is organised and managed by Arts Margaret River Inc. (We, Our or Us) (ABN 61 874 730 774)

We may amend the Festival program at any time without notice. Changes to the program will be placed on the Festival website (

Once purchased, tickets cannot be refunded, exchanged or replaced, including lost or stolen tickets.

Participation in the Festival and entry to any of the Festival venues is at your own risk.

No commercial activity may be conducted, and no written material or goods of any description handed out or otherwise distributed, at Festival venues without our express consent.

No photographic, audio or video recording may be taken at the Festival site, other than for private non-commercial purposes, without our express permission. A festival photographer will be present and will take general photos at the festival (including attendees) which will be used for promotional purposes and grant acquittals.

We may refuse admission to the Festival site, and remove from the Festival site, any person whose behaviour is inappropriate or a threat to public safety.

You must bring a ticket for entry to each session you attend as part of the Festival. Day Pass and 3-Day Pass Holders must wear your pass throughout the period you are at the Festival venue.

Day Passes and 3-Day Passes are sold on a per person basis.

Please bring proof of eligibility for ArtsHub ticket pricing to the Festival venue, and have it on-hand when booking your tickets.

We reserve the right to examine and search all bags (including handbags), parcels and packages which are brought, or proposed to be brought, onto the Festival site, and to effect such other security measures as are reasonably necessary.

We may amend or vary these terms and conditions at any time and that amendment will take effect from the time the amended terms and conditions are placed on the Festival website (

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