Milton 21 to 23 June 2019
Bookings and information at

With the public release of this inaugural festival’s program ad some tickets selling out in 10 hours, it is time to get a wriggle on and book for sessions you’d like to attend. There is a full day early bird concession for the Saturday program if you want to get an excellent rate for 6 presentations of your choice.

Festival director Meredith Jaffé tells us that presenting writers were selected for their successful work and their capacity to be good story tellers for a live audience. They include well known names like Jane Caro, Natasha Lester, Candice Fox, Jaclyn Moriarty. and Leigh Hobbs.

Listen to Barbie’s interview with Meredith Jaffé

Festive events on Friday and Saturday nights round out the experience with dinners and the like.

There are practical workshops on Friday 21 and a full day of children’s activities is also available on the Saturday and a week-long schools program leading up to the festival and festival for local school children.

People wishing to avail themselves of some coastal serenity can enjoy all the wonders of this region by staying on beyond the festival and taking in some beach, wineries, bush walking and seaside drives.