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Canberra Writers Festival

Power, Politics, Passion

Friday 25 August until Sunday 27 August 2017

The Portrait Gallery is one of the host venues for this festival, which attracts book lovers, readers and writers from around the nation. Program features include panel and conversation sessions, workshops, lunches, and intimate dining events. There is a mixture of free and ticketed events suitable for young and old alike.

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Attendees at the Canberra Writers Festival receive 10% off any purchases at our cafe (thanks to our friends at Broadbean Catering!) and two-for-one ticket offer to our exhibition Dempsey's People. Our Circle of Friends members also receive 10% off any Writer's Festival session!