The Cultural Foundation is a combination of cultural programs including the Arts Festival, Writers Festival, and fundraisers, and community development in the form of training, resourcing and donating which includes financial support for cultural projects byindividuals and groups, providing workshops, annual book donations to local prep students, and donations to the Boonah Library, Art Gallery, and the Cultural Centre.
Boonah Writers Festival May 4th and 5th
The Boonah Writers Festival is a great place for tips from well known published writers and industry professionals. This year the topics include Ghostwriting, Romance, Travel Writing, Crime, Forensics and Editing presented by Gabrielle Lord internationally acclaimed novellist, Lee Milne an award-winning travel journalist, Libby Harkness a specialist ghostwriter, Lynne Stringer a professional editor and proofreader Dr Sarah Gardner is a Forensic Scientist and Lecturer, Alison Stuart Award winning Australian author of mystery, history, romance and ghosts.
Our program is arranged so that everyone will be able to attend all sessions.
Our gala dinner on Saturday evening features guest speaker Shane Webke an accomplished author, farmer, family man, businessman, news presenter and former professional footballer who at the height of his career was considered one of the best rugby League front row forwards in the world.
Full details of the program, presenters and guest speaker will be on the website within the next few weeks.
Take advantage of our Early Bird Registration online or by cheque.