Thursday, May 5, 2011

Back to Booktown 2011 - how are you getting to this book-lovers heaven?

Heritage Express train to Clunes Booktown
(image c/o Seymour Railway Heritage website).

We hope to see you all at Clunes Booktown Festival on Saturday 14 - Sunday 15th of May, and if you haven't worked out how to get there yet ...

On Saturday 14th May catch the Clunes Booktown Express, a heritage train from Melbourne, destination Clunes Booktown, where thousands of rare second-hand and collectable books are on sale.

The weekend includes free Writers' Talks , street theatre, the Australia Fair Grand Concert Street Organ, wine, food and live music.

Books Illustrated's stand - with a wide variety of books and limited edition prints on offer - will be part of a special Children's Booktown including book whispering from La trobe University, the magic of paper marbling, story telling, artists' demonstrations and hay bales to climb.

Event details
Dates: 14 -15 May 2011
Venue: Clunes Booktown - Clunes was the site of Victoria's first gold strike and is located in a hidden valley surrounded by rounded hills, situated 30 km north of Ballarat.

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