Celebrate the magic of storytelling

29-30 MaY 2021

Scribblers Festival is an annual festival of literature and arts for young people. We believe in the power of books and creativity as tools to help kids and teens better understand the world they live in and the worlds within them. That’s why, each May, we bring together a cast of authors, illustrators and other creative minds to tell their tales and reveal what goes in to making them. Become a Scribbler and keep reading to see what's happening at Scribblers HQ!

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Make curiosity part of your curriculum. Learn about Scribblers Festival just for schools, including our online Teachers' Lounge, which will be brimming with tools to use in the classroom before and after your visit.
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What’s happening at Scribblers HQ?

**IMPORTANT UPDATE**
Due to recent COVID-19 regulations in WA, we have made the hard decision to postpone Scribblers Festival. The Schools Program will now be held 24-28 May 2021 at Subiaco Arts Centre and 31 May-1 June at The Regal Theatre. Our Family Weekend will be 29-30 May at Subiaco Arts Centre.

We are working hard to confirm the impacts this has on our programming schedule. We aim to keep the sessions as close to the current program as possible for easy transition to your child's age, though please note that some guest creatives may change due to availability and travel restrictions. We will advise of any programming changes as soon as we are able on our Interactive Program, emails, and social media channels - @scribblersfest on Instagram and Facebook.

Be sure to check out RELICS: Bricks of the New World at The Goods Shed in Claremont, an immersive exhibition by LEGO Masters Series 2 Winners Jackson Harvey and Alex Towler, which is still on display until 30 May 2021. With special offerings for schools, a free activity Workbook for every kid who enters, and some virtual treats available online, it is storytelling that is truly out of this world.

And don't miss the exhibition extension, Subiaco Street RELICS, which will now take place 24 May-20 June 2021 across Subiaco. Download your map here!‍

Want to help us celebrate the magic of storytelling? Join our amazing team of 2021 Volunteers!

watch & listen

Andy Griffiths
Listen to  Andy Griffiths chat to our teen podcaster Gabe Kaye about robotic battles, inspirational pets and the power of the 'butt' joke. Want to be a Teen Podcaster at Scribblers Festival 2021? Click here!

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With changing COVID restrictions in WA, we are working hard at Scribblers HQ to make plans that keep our guests safe. Watch this space, @scribblersfest on Instagram and Facebook, or join our e-mail list for the latest on dates and programming.

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