Media & Press

New Moon in the Old Moon’s Arms

This is one of our Fringe events in collaboration with Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare O Rehua Whanganui. Join acclaimed New Zealand poet, Michele Leggott, as she shares the story of unearthing her father Jock Leggott’s …

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A Special Offer!

Dale Pullen at Bushy Park Homestead B&B has an exclusive offer for Dinner With the Stars guests. Because the Homestead will be full of dinner guests, accommodation will not be booked for the general public. …

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Book Fair 2023

Are you a local author/illustrator with books to sell …? We are looking for you as we are organising a Book Fair as part of the 2023 Literary Festival Fringe on Sunday 24 September 2023 …

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Flow Collective

Another event new to our fringe is the poetry of our very own Airini Beautrais put to music by the Flow Collective consisting of  Lizzie de Vegt and her talented group of musicians. Flow: Beautrais …

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Family history matters

Journalist and Irish/NZ historian Peter Burke says he’s looking forward to running a series of workshops as one of the fringe events at Whanganui Literary Festival. Peter describes himself as a storyteller who helps people get …

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Katherine Mansfield Centenary Concert

Poetry by Katherine Mansfield, with musical accompaniment. Meghan Carppe – soprano, Martin Griffiths – cello, Sherry Grant – piano. 7.30pm Wednesday 5th July 2023. At the Concert Chamber, Whanganui War Memorial Centre. Tickets $25 & …

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Castlecliff community and library users

10 Rangiora StInvitation to Castlecliff community and library users…On Friday 2 June 2023 the library is celebrating its fourth year of bringing good reads to our community.Refreshments from 2-6pm.This is for adults and children – …

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