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The last days of newspapers

Sunday Selection. June 1, 2pm, The Warehouse, Fraser St Clunes Rachel Buchanan, the author of Stop Press. The Last Days of Newspapers will be at Clunes Booktown Sunday Selection series on Sunday June 1 to discuss the last days of newspapers as we know them. ‘The unfolding collapse of the great city newspaper business model […]

A quiet spot

An unknown reader finds a quiet spot in Mt Beckworth Wines Enoteca@Clunes during the Booktown Festival. The festival was a huge success with over 18,000 book lovers enjoying the atmosphere. Highlights include the great range of books on offer, the children’s section, the street entertainment, Federation University marquee and the pop-up Shakespeare, the artists book […]

Jono Lineen on ABC’s Life Matters

Festival Guest Jono Lineen is today talking on ABC Radio National Life Matters. Lineen’s newly released memoir, Into the Heart of the Himalayas is causing a sensation. You can meet him at the festival where he is speaking at 1.45 on Saturday May 3 and 10 am on Sunday May 4.

Wheeler Wheeler Centre Guest – Elliot Perlman

Wheeler Centre present Elliot Perlman “in conversation” with Michael Williams at Booktown Festival, Sunday 4 May at 3 pm. Elliot Perlman’s Three Dollars won the Age Book of the Year Award, the Betty Trask Award (UK), the Fellowship of Australian Writers’ Book of the Year Award and was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn-Rhys/Mail On Sunday […]

The Wine Harvest

Members of the Clunes community took time out from Booktown Festival preparations to bring in the harvest at Mt Beckworth Wines. Later, over lunch, we toasted  Gabriel García Marquez and celebrated his life and the gift of magic realism.

Extra V/Line services to the Clunes Booktown Festival

  V/Line will run two extra return shuttle trains from Ballarat, Creswick, Talbot and Maryborough to the Clunes Booktown Festival on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 May, Minister for Public Transport Terry Mulder announced today. “We are pleased to support one of Victoria’s key regional events that attracts around 18,000 people to central Victoria over […]

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