October 29, 2018

Wonder and the Young Eye: the secret world of children’s literature - a presentation given by Kate De Goldi at Featherston Booktown 2018 - Fish 'n' Chip Supper.

Kia Ora Koutou, Talofa Lava, Warm Pacific greetings to all of you...

October 18, 2018

NZ Bookshop Day is just around the corner on 27th October and Featherston Booktown is celebrating.  

Three of the bookshops in Featherston have planned some terrific activities to mark the special day which encourages book lov...

October 18, 2018

Did the victory of 1918 destroy our civilisation?  

Featherston Booktown has announced an event to mark the centenary of the Armistice on 11 November, titled ‘In the Shadow of War’ which explores eminent historian, Paul Ham’s...

October 1, 2018

Featherston Booktown’s success has been recognised by the International Organisation of Booktowns (IOB).

Last week, the IOB has voted unanimously to make Featherston Booktown a full member of the global organisation, joining 2...

September 22, 2018

Acclaimed writer and artist - and Featherston resident, Sam Duckor-Jones, has joined the Featherston Booktown Board of Trustees.


May 6, 2018

A rare first edition of Cartier Bresson’s Decisive Moment, Edin Blyton first editions, rare books on railway and military history, will be among the treasures on booksellers’ stalls at Featherston Booktown Saturday and Sunday...

May 1, 2018

Monster hunts, Playshop Fairy Tales, Teddy Bear Adventures and Code Cups are part of an extensive children’s programme during this month’s Featherston Booktown, a three-day celebration of all things to do with books and readi...

April 30, 2018

Who said romance is dead?

Certainly not Mary Scott, who was one of the first women to write romantic comedies firmly grounded in New Zealand rural life. 

Scott's phenomenally successful novels about life on a farm in the backbl...

April 27, 2018

A special workshop that encourages people to explore their mind as well as the outdoors will be a highlight during this month’s Featherston Booktown, a three-day celebration of all things to do with books and reading.


April 21, 2018

Leading broadcaster John Campbell (pictured) will interview one of New Zealand’s most distinguished public servants, Gerald Hensley, during next month’s Featherston Booktown, a three-day literary festival celebrating everythi...

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