Featherston Booktown's Festival takes place in May each year. The festival is a wonderful weekend of books, ideas, conversations, workshops, stories, provocation and inspiration enjoyed by all ages. in 2020 Booktown will be held on May 8-10th.
A Booktown is a small rural town or village in which second–hand and antiquarian bookshops are concentrated. Featherston now has six bookshops and the annual Featherston Booktown Festival attracts many visitors.
Over the weekend there are lots of events for all ages and interests celebrating everything to do with books - take part in workshops and interactive sessions, go to the popular book fair including stalls with rare and second hand books plus hear authors speak.
Here are a few book stores in town: