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Sunshine Coast International Readers and Writers Festival Inc

Coolum Beach, Sunshine Coast Area

Indicative Rate * AU$72 to AU$320

 12 August 2017 

The 2nd annual Sunshine Coast International Readers and Writers Festival features two days and one night of author presentations, panel discussions and workshops across a number of venues in Coolum Beach.

This exciting young festival features more than 100 international, national and regional authors, poets, singer-songwriters, journalists, photographers, illustrators, publishers, cultural heritage specialists and environment specialists.

Their festival also launches the Sunshine Coast's first-ever official Sunshine Coast Poetry Slam Championships in association with Queensland Poetry Festival. The Sunshine Coast heat will be held during the festival on Saturday night, August 12 in Coolum Civic Centre.

Tickets are available for One-Day and Two-Day passes which include all presentations and workshops, plus separate tickets for the Saturday night poetry slam championships hosted by 2014 Australian champion Zohab Zee Khan. This night includes music from original singer songwriters including the hip-hop band The Lyrical.

Early bird tickets open on June 1 and close June 30. Primary and high school children are free plus there will be seniors' pensioner concessions.

August is the prime whale-watching season on the Sunshine Coast, so festival-goers at our coastal event will be treated to the wonders of Mother Nature as well.

Event Dates

This event occurs annually:
12 August 2017
13 August 2017

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
All Tickets $72 - $320 Early-bird Discount until June 30. One-day, Two-day , Season Passes (includes Saturday night). Adults, Duos, Family, Pensioner and student concessions. Kids free.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Bar
  • Car park
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Shop

Event Venues


Coolum Civic Centre and Jack Morgan Park
Address:
Park Street
Coolum Beach
Queensland, Australia 4573

Other Information

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Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

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