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Best Books of 2021

What’s the end of year without an end-of-year Best Books list? It’s like a gift without a bow. The Words on the Waves committee bravely tackled the task, and below are our favourite reads of the year, although of course that’s like choosing a favourite child… impossible. [...]

Announcing our 2022 dates!

We are pleased to announce our 2022 festival dates for June 3 – 5 (culminating with an event on June 6). As with our sold-out inaugural event, we will be hosting a memorable array of intimate conversations and panels, ranging over inspirational true stories, untold histories and human truths, [...]

2021 Festival Survey Results

We were thrilled to hear your feedback from the 2021 event, and we’ve shared some of the more interesting insights from the survey below. The vast majority of you identified as female (91%) and you are mostly aged 61 and up, with 64% fitting into this category, followed by 32% aged 42 – 60. As [...]

Support our Festival

As a not-for-profit organisation run with a small team of volunteers, contributions of any size go a long way in enriching the creative culture of our community. The Committee includes local Peninsula residents passionate about bringing the arts to the Coast. We are seeking support from the community to help us create a wonderful and inclusive festival.