Take a trip down memory lane with this special end-of-year edition of the MRF Book Club. Revisit some beloved children’s classics: stories from childhood that have left an indelible mark, provoke a sense of nostalgia and remain favourites for today’s kids.

Special guest author and illustrator Judith Rossell will share the stories that inspire her as both a reader and writer, and host Summer Land will encourage you to chat about your own beloved children’s books over a glass of wine.

The Cellar by Gilbert
137 Ulan Road, Mudgee
Monday 5 December, 6:30pm
This event is free but RSVP to info@mudgeereaders.com

 

Art for Poetry's Sake

Photo credit: Amber Hooper

Photo credit: Amber Hooper

This year, with thanks to CASP funding, we were able to curate an exhibition featuring the responses of local artists to pieces from poets featured in the 2016 MRF program. This exhibition – officially opened by Arts Minister Troy Grant the week before the main festival – was a huge success, delighting artists, poets and audiences in equal measure. 

Poetry Events 

MRF 2016 Highlights

photo credit: amber hooper

photo credit: amber hooper

With our 2016 festival we really did make good on our promise to have books take over the town – with new events, more authors than ever before and a host of venues in our central 'festival precinct' – so while we gear up for an even bigger and better 2017, take a look at some of our festival highlights from 2016.

Festival Highlights ›

Friends of the Festival

photo credit: Amber hooper

photo credit: Amber hooper

The Mudgee Readers' Festival would not be possible without the support of our terrific partners, sponsors and supporters. To name a few: Roth's Wine Bar, Eltons Food + Drink, The Property Shop, Print Storm, Red Tractor Designs, Warbehr Design + Make, Gilbert Family Wines, Seizure Online, Mid-Western Regional Council, Mudgee Arts Council, Blue Wren Winery, Mudgee Golf Club, Books with Heart and the Stella Prize. 

Friends of the festival