Welcome to the 2017 Thirroul Readers and Writers Festival

We have an exciting program for you this year including a lively opening night on Friday with entertainment, wine and canapes. On Saturday and Sunday, in partnership with the library, we have a full program designed for all tastes so there is bound to be something scintillating for your senses. Panel discussions; authors talks; interviews; time to mingle, chat, buy books, eat, drink, and generally have a good time.

Festival held at Thirroul District Community Centre & Library 352-358 Lawrence Hargrave Drive Thirroul

Venue transport and parking information

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2017 Festival Program now out! Festival Programv2 25th to 27th August


Festival partner is Wollongong City Libraries



ILF. logoAny profits will be donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation,

Established since 2004 our aim is to reduce the disadvantage experienced by children in very remote indigenous communities across Australia. We focus on improving literacy rates and instilling a lifelong love of reading. Please consider a donation today


dean swift logoWe are delighted that DeanSwift Books will be selling books at the Festival again in 2017. DeanSwift is an independent bookseller in the CBD of Nowra stocking a very impressive range of books. They will bring a large selection to the Festival.

“A great story can touch your life and all the best reading experiences stay with a person forever. Our mission is to make sure that all of your most memorable literary adventures begin with DeanSwift books. We believe that our customer focus is what sets us apart from other booksellers. We are passionate book lovers, wholeheartedly committed to our trade and dedicated to sharing our enthusiasm with our customers.”

image002logoThe Thirroul Readers and Writers Festival committee gratefully acknowledges the Thirroul Seaside and Arts Festival, which is a project of the Austinmer /Thirroul Lions Club, for their generous support
IMBBank_300x300_StackedThe Thirroul Readers and Writers Festival committee gratefully acknowledges the IMB bank for their generous support.

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