The village of Clunes is famous for its bookshops. From the collectables to the bargains, from the small shops to the large shops stocking thousands of titles. Clunes is located 36 km north of Ballarat (30 minutes by car), and 142 km north-west of Melbourne (90 minutes by car). It is a member of the International Organisations of Booktowns.
Sunday Selection series of writer talks occurs on the third Sunday of each month at 2 pm in The Warehouse, Fraser St.
The 2016 Festival will be held on Saturday April 30 and Sunday May 1.
Booktrader sites were released in November 2015. Sites are only available for books or related products. Enquiries about these sites or food stalls can be made to the Booktown office firstname.lastname@example.org