Yarns in Barns

The next Yarns in Barns: Wairarapa Festival of Reading brings some of New Zealand’s best writers, poets and storytellers together in the Wairarapa from 14–23 October 2022, in an eclectic range of venues from Mt Bruce to Martinborough.

Celebrating books and storytelling with a country twist, events are held in various locations Wairarapa-wide, from a yarn in an iconic woolshed, to poetry in a Vineyard, literary gatherings at Hedleys Bookshop, Masterton Library, Aratoi and the Carterton Courthouse, among others.

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This wonderful Wairarapa festival is run as a non-profit event by Hedleys Booksellers, Fraser Books publishers, Masterton District Library, Wairarapa Library Service, and Kokomai Creative Festival, Wairarapa.