Word Fest Toowoomba

An exciting festival of writing, reading, authors, poetry, illustration, and wordplay for all ages and tastes – a feast of WORDS!

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Different from other writers’ festivals, Word Fest Toowoomba has a diverse offering of events happening at the top of the range from February to August 2022. We hope you can join us in our beautiful Garden City.

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About Word fest

Our Mission is to develop a fresh and adventurous festival platform for the local region and the broader Queensland communities to celebrate the talents of our Toowoomba writing community.

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Word Fest Events

Word Fest Toowoomba showcases writers, story tellers, food and books from around the Darling Downs & South-East Queensland, with featured events from February to August. 

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Word fest News

Events filling Toowoomba with authors, stories, food and joy. Discover the latest updates and event information that shines the light on home grown and imported talent and renowned venues.

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2022 Word Festival

An immersive Festival Weekend celebrating the world's most popular means of communication. Toowoomba's very own Word Festival where everyone is included, promising fun for all ages and interests. 


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What They Are Saying…


A Taste of Toowoomba

“These look delicious….can’t wait to try them!”

A Taste of Toowoomba

“I can see how to use the basic recipes to adapt to our family tastes.”

A Taste of Toowoomba

“Beautiful, colourful book.  Well done!”

A Taste of Toowoomba

“A great mix of cultural offerings.”

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“What a great idea.”

Street Libraries Brochure

“Lovely brochure – where can I get one?”

Words From the Past

“This is a wonderful chronicle of the literary history of the Darling Downs.  Great to dip in and out of the landscape of writers over time.”

Words From the Past

“It’s a wonderful Book .. Light reading and full of information that is very close to home.”

Bringing Toowoomba to Life!

Celebrating all things “words”, with literature, authors, zines, spoken word events, food, kids energetic story telling, quilts, poets, competitions and family fun.

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Word Fest Toowoomba Sponsorship Opportunity

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Be part of the Exciting, Diverse Inaugural
Word Fest Toowoomba 2022
Sponsorship Opportunity
High profile promotion of your business

Large reach to SE Qld writers, readers and creative arts organisations; low outlay for high exposure return; website, social media, media outlet and program exposure

Sponsorship packages:

$250 - shared branding for an individual presenter session
$500 - shared branding for a Q&A session
$750 - exclusive branding for Panel sessions
$1000 - access to prominence on promotional video to build this event in to an annual and high profile regional event
$2000 - exclusive branding of key performer Mirii Bell at Sunday Family Day 5th June
$5000 - exclusive branding of Gala Cocktail event In Conversation With Award Winners Steve Pirie and Thom Allan on Fri 3rd June

Enquiries to Lyndall at admin@wordfesttoowoomba.com.au OR 0481 480 808

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“There comes a point in your life when you have to stop reading other people’s books and write your own”


Albert Einstein