10–12 August 2018


The Mudgee Readers' Festival shares the joy of reading by hosting a brilliant and diverse bunch of writers – with stories to share – in Mudgee each August.
Look out for special events throughout the year and subscribe to our newsletter to be among the first to find out what's in store for the readers of Mudgee and beyond!


Upcoming Events

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SWF Live & Local

We are proud to partner with the Sydney Writers' Festival to stream select events from their 2018 festival direct to Mudgee in early May.  The Sydney Writers' Festival: Live and Local will be beamed into the Town Hall Theatre on Friday 4 to Sunday 6 May. 

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Mudgee Young Readers' Festival 

We are excited to announce that the first ever Mudgee Young Readers' Festival will be held on Friday 11 August, with special family events across the main MRF weekend. Stay tuned for more information! 

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Mudgee Zine-Makers

In 2018 the Mudgee Zine-Makers is partnering with the Mudgee branch of the Local Aboriginal Land Council to create a fabulous new youth-produced zine — you can find this zine being launched at the Festival in August. 

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I had a lovely time, met some wonderful people, and came home with new lots of new books to read and ideas to think through.

— Elizabeth Allen


' Thank you for putting on a great weekend of reading, education and indulgence.'