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Margaret River, WA

Western Australia's premier wine region, well known for its dramatic landscapes and untameable ocean, is now also the home of

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With Exhibitions, Performances, Masterclasses and much more happening over the weekend, 

here are a few of the venues hosting festival events for you to enjoy.

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Margaret River HEART (Hub of Entertainment, Arts and Regional Tourism) - the newly redeveloped Shire of Augusta Margaret River Cultural Centre - is a world class multi-purpose and highly flexible entertainment and business events complex.


Featuring a 450 capacity seated auditorium, 170 capacity seated auditorium, foyer, bar, kitchen, 700cap hall and more, the HEART will be home to the Main Exhibition, along with performances, keynotes, Q&A discussions and masterclasses.


The River is a multi purpose venue promoting and hosting international, national and local performers. Boasting two performance spaces, multiple bars plus a range of value accomodation The River is a proud supporter of live music in the south west.

You can catch plenty of workshops, discussions and live performances including the Main Event at The River over the festival weekend.


Settlers Tavern is a 'must play' live music venue in Australia and is iconic in the national music industry. With over 40 years supporting original live music and up to 230 gigs a year, they were awarded in 2018 as APRA Licensee Of The Year & inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Australian Hospitality Awards (WA) for Best Live Entertainment Venue.

Stop into the Tav for plenty of live music at the festival!

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Margaret River Brewhouse is a meeting place for the community and home to a real down south Sunday Session. Set amongst the karri trees and on the banks of the Margaret River you’ll find this family friendly microbrewery. Perfect for a few lazy tunes, afternoon vibes and pint or two.”


Combine award winning barman Billy Phillips mixing cocktails, a creative kitchen serving up tasty tapas, add a touch of live music and you have a unique Margaret River dining experience at Morries.

Be sure to catch the show at Morries on the opening night of the festival, or drop in anytime for a cheeky cocktail!


 Surrounded by towering forest and only minutes from the stunning coastline, Margaret River Distilling Co was established just outside of town amongst the native Peppermint trees. 

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Margaret River Distilling Company is the distillery behind Giniversity Gin and home to the award-winning Limeburners Single Malt Whisky, Tiger Snake Sour Mash Whiskey, and Dugite Whiskey. 

Our cellar door is the perfect place to pop in for a tasting of our craft spirits, or while away a few hours with friends over delicious food and cocktails. Also available are local beers and wine, or freshly roasted coffee from our friends at Commonage Coffee. 

Wharncliffe Mill

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RAC Margaret River Nature Park is enriched with history, being home to The Wharncliffe Saw Mill that was constructed in 1967.

This mill was opened by the Forests Department of Western Australia and was in operation for 14 years, producing sawn pine from local materials with the timber being primarily used in the construction of packing boxes and crates. The timber produced was transported by truck to the Wonnerup Siding in the Tuart Forest near Busselton and sent by train to Perth. In the mill’s later years, it was leased to a private sawmilling company before closure in 1982.


Today, the historic Wharncliffe Mill building offers a great undercover and function space for our guests.