Creative Clunes Inc. is pleased to announce it will be the recipient of a $240,000 funding grant from Creative Victoria beginning in 2017. The funding provides $60,000 per annum for four years (2017-2020) to Creative Clunes as an ‘established’ organisation, an increase from the previous $40,000 per year as a ‘developing’ organisation. The Creative Victoria […]
Three members of the Board of Creative Clunes, their partners and one baby, are saving their pennies to make a trip to Switzerland for the Biannual Conference of the International Organisation of Booktowns. This is an opportunity for global Booktowns to share their experiences, but for Clunes it’s our chance to bid for the opportunity to host […]
The official launch of the regenerated historic Clunes Station was held on Friday, 20th November 2015, with numerous dignitaries in attendance. Creative Clunes and the Clunes Booktown Festival now proudly occupy this beautifully restored heritage building, reinvented as a cultural hub. Here’s our Chair, Richard Gilbert, preparing the space for the milestone occasion.
Clunes Booktown was the location for scenes from the ABC adaptation of the cult classic Tomorrow When the War Began by John Marsden. Filming took place during October 2015 and many locals were cast as extras. Make sure you tune in to see if you can spot a familiar face or place when the show […]