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StoryArts Festival 2017

Story Arts Festival

The StoryArts Festival Ipswich began in 1995 as the Ipswich Festival of Children’s Literature and has been held every two years since then. The festival offers FREE sessions for children and low cost sessions for adults and young adults with an interest in children’s literature such as teachers, librarians, and emerging writers and illustrators.

The festival aims to increase an awareness of the value of the arts in relation to writing and illustration and help build and maintain increased audiences for children’s literature. We plan to inspire young people to buy and read more books and gain an appreciation of the processes involved in writing and illustrating. We also aim to enthuse teachers and parents about the value of stories and encourage them to promote literature to young people.
The Ipswich Festival is organized and funded mainly by the Ipswich District Teacher-Librarian Network.

The dates for 2017 are 2-10 September.

To see what happened at our last Festival, visit our Blog.


Bookings open soon

Our Sponsors and Partners

Gold Sponsors
Ipswich City Council logo Ipswich District Teacher-Librarian Network logo Ipswich Libraries logo That Production Company logo
Silver Sponsors
Metro Hotel logo
Festival Partners
Book Links: The Centre for Children's Literature logo Primary Arts Network Ipswich logo
Queensland Writers Centre logo SCBWI logo Write Links logo


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