creative & cultural Featherston

Pick up a book to read on the train, from one of our secondhand book stores. We’re also New Zealand’s Booktown, with many secondhand sellers and an annual literary festival in May. The Time Traveller’s Ball is an annual winter event.

Check out escVelocity cafe and gallery, on Fox St. They have a great art exhibition space and also hold workshops and craft nights.

On the event calendar, Jonathan Crayford, Darren Watson, and Eb and Sparrow all recently played Kiwi or Anzac Hall:  Next up in August is is Indian fusion band Pangaea. Keep up with upcoming events in Featherston here

Featherston is also home to many artists, jewellers, crafters, writers, and makers.