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As per the current Victorian Government COVID-19 Public Events Framework, please ensure you follow these terms and conditions:

– Each attendee is asked to do a symptom self-assessment prior to leaving home and not attend if they are unwell or have been instructed to isolate or quarantine.

– Attendees must maintain at least 1.5m physical distance between those from other groups at all times.

– To minimise movement, attendees must stay within their allocated spaces or seats where practical.

– Observe cough etiquette and personal hygiene measures

Creative Clunes presents the return of The Clunes Booktown Festival in 2022. The weekend is a celebration of the book filled with author talks, presentations and thought-provoking conversations in the beloved historic Victorian township of Clunes this May.

April 30 – 1 MAY | AUTHOR TALKS
Clunes Booktown presents a series of prolific author talks in this special reader-focused event filled with conversations running over two days. 

To be confirmed – come back soon.

Yes. Pre-booking is essential. All events are ticketed for COVID safety. Tickets to the festival, talks and workshops can be purchased online when ticket sales open.

There are no ticket sales at the door for safely of our volunteers so please be aware you must pre-book.

Not at the door. All events are pre-booked, ticketed talks for your safety, and will take place in COVID-safe environments and must be purchased prior to the event for contact tracing and venue capacity compliance. Tickets are purchased through Try Booking.

Yes! Bring the kids. We will have workshops, author talks,  developmental writing workshops and MORE! We are bringing back our kids straw bale maze and entertainment so bring the whole family along for the weekend.

Yes. Author signings for speakers will  occur after each talk. Location for signing will be announced when the program is released.  

This year we are thrilled to be bringing back our booktraders. More info to come.

All our amazing local restaurants and cafes will be open. Click here for a list of local traders. Our delicious food court will be back with food vans to fill your bellies. YUM.

Yes, however extra services run by VLine over the festival weekend are yet to be confirmed. Please check with VLine directly for info on timetables.

There will be ample parking around the town.

Yes. Parking will be identified in the town, close the event venues. 

ATM services are limited in the town so please come prepared if you anticipate you will need cash.