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Clever Town Crossword Challenge

Clever Town Crossword Challenge Are you a crossword whiz or want to improve your crossword skills? Head to your local library in Creswick, Trentham or Daylesford (or to Attitude in […]

U3A-Schools Morning Tea Readings

Radius Art Gallery 76 Main Rd, Hepburn Springs, Vic, Australia

U3A-Schools Morning Tea Readings U3A and Schools Morning Tea readings and award presentations. Meeting of old and new writers. A multigenerational gathering with special guest Georgie Rose Puppetry doing an […]

Poetry Popups

Paradise Bookshop 46 Vincent St, Daylesford, Vic, Australia

Poetry Popups Poetry pop-ups from writers involved in this years festival drop in for a meet and greet. Paradise Bookshop 46 Vincent St Fri + Sat Midday till 3pm

Shadow Puppetry Performances

Local Libraries Vic, Australia

Shadow Puppetry Performances Georgie Rose is a puppeteer & storyteller. She shares a shadow puppet performance inspired by the classic and much loved story of ‘Le Petit Prince’ by Antoine […]

Bird songs & Stories / Kids Event

Local Libraries Vic, Australia

Bird songs & Stories / Kids Event Vanessa I.R. Craven performs from her book “Birds In My Tree”. Perfect for children aged 4-8. The book is a tool to encourage […]

Ordinary Objects, Extraordinary Stories @ Creswick Courthouse

Creswick Courthouse 4a Raglan St, Creswick, Vic, Australia

Ordinary Objects, Extraordinary Stories @ Creswick Courthouse Share a story behind your cherished object; a worn-out teddy bear, a treasured piece of jewellery, a tattered book, or a garden fork, […]

Erin Riley

Radius Art Gallery 76 Main Rd, Hepburn Springs, Vic, Australia

Erin Riley Special guest speaker, Words in Winter Festival Followed by Festival Opening at 5pm   By day, Erin Riley is a social worker, having spent most of the last […]

Festival Launch. Wear it Purple Day

Radius Art Gallery 76 Main Rd, Hepburn Springs, Vic, Australia

Festival Launch. Wear it Purple Day Wear it purple for safe, empowering and inclusive environments for LGBT youth. 4pm Special guest Erin Riley (they/them) speaks about gender identity and writing. […]

Maia vs Petrus

Radius Art Gallery 76 Main Rd, Hepburn Springs, Vic, Australia

Maia versus Petrus Locals Maia Irell & Petrus Spronk team up to give you an insight into the creative life of the well loved artist Petrus Spronk. Inspired by a […]

Women to the Front panel

Frangos Hotel Function Room 82 Vincent Street,, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia

Women to the Front panel Discussion ‘Out of the Shadows’, as a female writer in this modern climate hosted by Rebecca Lister with Alicia Sometimes, Marieke Hardy and Shalini Kunahlan. […]

The Spirit of the Books

Radius Art Gallery 76 Main Rd, Hepburn Springs, Vic, Australia

The Spirit of the Books This installation is a larger than life piece formed by 3 books. A sturdy artwork at the height of people’s eyes, this piece will disclose […]

Puppetry Workshop – Georgie Rose

Radius Art Gallery 76 Main Rd, Hepburn Springs, Vic, Australia

Puppetry Workshop - Georgie Rose Georgie Rose is a local artist working as a puppeteer and storyteller. She will be sharing a short shadow puppet performance inspired by the classic […]

Oscar Wilde / Dorian Grey

Daylesford Hotel 2 Burke Square, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia

Oscar Wilde / Dorian Grey Toby Sime, local poet laureate, discusses the good the bad and the beautiful. A potboiler, a good read, a masterpiece? A horror story, a crime […]

Fireside Funeral Chat hosted by Beverly Risstrom

Daylesford Hotel 2 Burke Square, Daylesford, Victoria, Australia

Fireside Funeral Chat hosted by Beverly Risstrom Usually stunned, grief-stricken, in shock or exhausted, the friends or family of the dearly departed (i.e., YOU) find they now must make 101 […]

Poetry Readings with Anne Gleeson

Paradise Bookshop 46 Vincent St, Daylesford, Vic, Australia

Poetry Readings with Anne Gleeson Poems to make you Laugh Cry and Wonder. Join Anne as she reads poetry during an interactive reading. Most of Anne's poems stem from her […]

Words in Winter is an annual literary and arts festival held in August each year in the Hepburn Shire and surrounding districts.