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Clunes Booktown presents Turn The Page – a new month-long celebration of the book filled with author talks, presentations and thought-provoking conversations in the beloved historic Victorian township of Clunes this May.
1 – 2 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.
15 – 16 MAY | SKILLING UP: FOR EMERGING AND EXPERIENCED AUTHORS
The book is the central character across this weekend with workshops and expert panels on what goes on between the pages from creation, to pre-production and on to publication. Experience a series of workshops on writing crime, memoir, romance and fantasy, to self-publishing alongside discussions on audiobooks, podcasting, book design, marketing and industry trends
29 – 30 MAY | FOR THE LOVE OF BOOK CLUBS
This is the first national weekend for book clubs with opportunities for members to meet other clubs, discover tactics and programs around building and boosting their own book-loving community.
All events are ticketed for COVID safety. Tickets to talks and workshops can be purchased: Try Booking from Monday the 29th of March.
All events are ticketed 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 from Monday the 29th of March.
This year we are running ticketed author talks and developmental writing workshops. Kids straw bale maze and entertainment will return next year.
Author signings for most speakers will also occur after each talk in the Town Hall and Former Free Lending Library.
This year for the safety of our traders and you, our audience, our booksellers will not join us on the streets of Clunes. Although we won’t be having a street festival we are thrilled to provide a home for them on our website for 2021. From the 1st of May, you will be able to visit our booksellers virtually and connect with them through our website at clunesbooktown.com.au.
All our amazing local restaurants and cafes will be open. Click here for a list of local traders.
There will be no extra services run by VLine over the month of May. 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.