Programme 2021

Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival

Speed Date an Author South Wairarapa Year 6 to 8 Students

THURSDAY 6 MAY 2021, 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

FREE

ANZAC HALL

Slam Poets for 300 Wairarapa Students Years 8 to 13

FRIDAY 7 MAY 2021, 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM

FREE

KURANUI COLLEGE

Mophead Story Time With Selina Tusitala Marsh for Featherston Years 6 to 8

FRIDAY 7 MAY 2021, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM

FREE

REMUTAKA ROOM, ST TERESA’S SCHOOL

Donovan Bixley for Kahutara and Pirinoa Years 6 to 8 Students and Art Students

FRIDAY 7 MAY 2021, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

FREE

KAHUTARA SCHOOL HALL

Donovan Bixley for Featherston Years 6 to 8 Students and Art Students

FRIDAY 7 MAY 2021, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

FREE

FEATHERSTON SCHOOL HALL

The Fish'n'Chip Supper

FRIDAY 7 MAY 2021, 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

$40 & CASH BAR

ANZAC HALL

Late Nite Lit: Show Ponies

FRIDAY 7 MAY 2021, 10:00 PM – 11:00 PM

$18 (DOOR SALES FOR STUDENTS & SENIORS $10, CASH BAR)

KIWI HALL

Who's on the Couch this Saturday?

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

$15

KIWI HALL

Criminal Intent

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

$15

KIWI HALLL

"Life is a Zig Zag" - Journeys to Publication

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

$15

THE JOY COWLEY ROOM AT THE ROYAL HOTEL

Bookbinding Workshop with Robyn Ramsden

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

$30

ST TERESA’S SCHOOL

Papermaking with Rob Kennedy

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM (DROP-IN) & 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (WORKSHOP)

KOHA (DROP-IN) & $20 (WORKSHOP)

ST TERESA'S SCHOOL

Gavin Bishop Reads for Children

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

FREE

FEATHERSTON LIBRARY

Do Artists' Morals Matter?

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 12 NOON – 1:00 PM

$15

KIWI HALL

Winning Writing: The Case for Sports Literature

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 12 NOON – 1:00 PM

$15

THE JOY COWLEY ROOM, THE ROYAL HOTEL

Books and Reading in the Age of the Podcast

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 12 NOON – 1:00 PM

$15

ST TERESA’S SCHOOL

Albion Letterpress Printing Workshop on Saturday

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$40, MATERIALS PROVIDED

HERITAGE MUSEUM

Storytelling at St John's

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

FREE

ST JOHN’S CHURCH HALL

Alexander Turnbull and the Book Collecting Game

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

$15

ST TERESA’S SCHOOL

Author Spotlight: Renée

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

$15

KIWI HALL

A Demonstration of Letter Press Printing with Cheryl Gallaway

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

KOHA

LOCO COFFEE AND BOOKS

The Poetry Playground: Poetry Workshop for Children (for Ages 6 to 10)

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

FREE

ST TERESA’S SCHOOL

Author Spotlight: Rose Lu

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

$15

THE JOY COWLEY ROOM AT THE ROYAL HOTEL

Cut and Paste Workshop for Children Zine Fest at Featherston Booktown

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

FREE

FEATHERSTON SCHOOL HALL

Stories for Short Attention Spans

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$15

KIWI HALL

Coffee with Kate

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$15

THE JOY COWLEY ROOM, THE ROYAL HOTEL

Donovan Bixley - Illustrator and Storyteller

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

FREE

FEATHERSTON LIBRARY

My Kids Aren't Reading, What Should I Do?

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

$15

KIWI HALL

New Zealand Hidden Gems: Jane Mander

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

$15

THE JOY COWLEY ROOM, THE ROYAL HOTEL

Hear Me Roar

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

$15

THE JOY COWLEY ROOM, THE ROYAL HOTEL

The Lyre of Orpheus

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 6:45 PM – 7:30 PM

$15 & CASH BAR, DOOR SALES FOR STUDENTS AND SENIORS $10 (IF NOT SOLD OUT)

DOWNSTAIRS AT THE LOFT, TARUREKA ESTATE

Mr Sold's True Stories Told Live: Locked In/Lockdown

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

$35

UPSTAIRS AT THE LOFT, TARUREKA ESTATE

Late Nite Lit: The Poetry Collision

SATURDAY 8 MAY 2021, 10:00 PM – LATE

$15

DOWNSTAIRS AT THE LOFT, TARUREKA ESTATE

Who's on the Couch on Sunday?

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

$15

KIWI HALL

Toy Puppy Dog Picnic with Baz Macdonald

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 9:15 AM – 9:45 PM

FREE

FEATHERSTON LIBRARY

Finding the Joy: Poetry Workshop

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

$20

ST TERESA’S SCHOOL

Albion Letterpress Printing Workshop on Sunday

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

$40, MATERIALS PROVIDED

HERITAGE MUSEUM

Te Aka ki Hato Pāora Launch

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

FREE

FEATHERSTON BOWLING CLUB

Papermaking with Rob Kennedy

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM (DROP-IN) & 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM (WORKSHOP)

KOHA (DROP-IN) & $20 (WORKSHOP)

ST TERESA'S SCHOOL

The Relevance of the Treaty in 2021

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

$15

KIWI HALL

The Influence of Place

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

$15

THE JOY COWLEY ROOM, THE ROYAL HOTEL

Hound the Detective Spies a New Book

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

FREE

FEATHERSTON LIBRARY

Write to the Centre: Journal-Keeping for Self-Reflection with Helen Lehndorf

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

$20, MATERIALS INCLUDED

FEATHERSTON SCHOOL HALL

I've Been Called Lippy: Te Whe

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 12 NOON – 1:00 PM

$15

KIWI HALL

David Riley Book Launch Joy Cowley

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 12 NOON – 1:00 PM

FREE

THE JOY COWLEY ROOM, THE ROYAL HOTEL

So, You Want to Self-Publish?

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 12 NOON – 1:00 PM

$15

FEATHERSTON BOWLING CLUB

The Bomb and Its Creators

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 12 NOON – 1:00 PM

FREE

FEATHERSTON LIBRARY

Family Literary Quiz

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 12:30 PM – 2:30PM

$10 PER PERSON

FEATHERSTON SPORTS HUB

Living Happily Ever After: The Business of Romance Writing With Leeanna Morgan

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

$15

FEATHERSTON BOWLING CLUB

Spoken Word Workshop with Te Kahu Rolleston (Kai Afterwards)

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

FREE

ST JOHN’S CHURCH HALL

Ockham New Zealand Book Awards 2021 – Our Picks and Previews

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

$15

KIWI HALL

Let There Be Heroes

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

$15

THE JOY COWLEY ROOM, THE ROYAL HOTEL

Marvellous Crafts with Fifi Colston

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

FREE

ST TERESA’S SCHOOL

Author Spotlight: Nadine Anne Hura

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

$15

ST TERESA'S SCHOOL

Zine Your Words Workshop for 8 to 80 Year Olds

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

FREE

FEATHERSTON SCHOOL HALL

Joy Cowley Reading at the Chicken and Frog Bookshop

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

FREE

CHICKEN & FROG BOOKSHOP

Find Your Place: Palliser Estate Mother's Day Afternoon Tea

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

$45

THE LOFT, TARUREKA ESTATE

Man Alone

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

$15

KIWI HALL

Zappo the Magician

SUNDAY 9 MAY 2021, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

FREE

FEATHERSTON BOWLING CLUB

Featherston Booktown Karukatea Festival 2021


 

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