Festival FAQs

General information about the Berry Writers Festival


The next Festival will be from Friday 25 October through to Sunday 27 October 2024

The 2024 Festival Program will be announced in August 2024. If you are on our mailing list you will be notified by email (sign up here). An announcement will also be made on our Social media channels (find links to our Socials here).

Yes and tickets will be announced via our mailing list, this website and our Social media channels when they become available.
No. We will have open seating.

Your ticket is available via the download link in the email sent to you when you bought your tickets. 

Please go to the box office located at Berry School of Arts during the Festival weekend (at least 30 minutes prior to your session or workshop) to get a copy of your ticket re-emailed to you. You can also call 0488 667707 or email support@berrwritersfestival.com.au (prior to the event) to request your email is resent.

The location is printed on your ticket. Please check the festival map (TBA) for directions should you need them.

Yes, there will be signings by participating authors after each event. Please refer to signage and announcements at the Festival.
Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be available for purchase at the Festival Hub (Precinct) located at the back of the Berry School of Arts.
Check back here for ticket sale and collection procedures when tickets go on sale.
Yes, if you cannot attend you may give the ticket to a friend or family member.
Yes, each ticket has a unique QR code and must be scanned to enable you to gain access to each session or workshop.

Yes you certainly can. Please contact us using our volunteer form here.

Please contact our Artistic Director for more information.

You are welcome to recommend an author for consideration. Please email your suggestions to our Artistic Director. Due to the volume of suggestions, we are unable to respond to each one.


South Cost Writers Centre
Wax Lyrical
The Berry Writers Festival acknowledges the Dharawal and Dhurga language-speaking groups who are traditional owners of this area. We acknowledge their customs and culture, which have nourished, and continue to nourish, this land. And we extend our respects to Elders, past, present, and future.

Berry Writers Festival is a not for profit community event.
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Local Photography and other images by Katie Rivers Photography courtesy of Shoalhaven Tourism 

Overhead shot of Berry © Andy Hutchinson Photography.

Photography taken at the Berry Writers Festival 2022 and displayed on our gallery page is all  courtesy of Richard Miller Photography.
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