Featherston Booktown

Featherston Booktown Festival 2021

The Featherston Booktown festival is a wonderful weekend of books, ideas, conversations, workshops, stories, provocation and inspiration enjoyed by all ages. The next Festival is from 5 - 8 May 2022 - learn more here. 

What is a Booktown?
Featherston is one of only 22 accredited Booktowns in the world, and the only one in New Zealand. Criteria for international Booktown status include having a certain number of book shops in the local community, (Featherston has seven and counting) and hold a regular book festival. 

Here are the book stores in town: