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Marlborough Book Festival 2024

It's back! The Marlborough Book Festival brings top contemporary authors to Blenheim to be interviewed about their latest books and their writing lives. 

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See the events in the festival below:

Events

MBF24  Peter Jerram - The Team that Hit the Rocks
MBF24  Opening Night - Stories Told Live

MBF24 Opening Night - Stories Told Live

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Fri 26 Jul 7:00pm
Festivals

MBF24  An hour with Emily Perkins

MBF24 An hour with Emily Perkins

Te Kahu o Waipuna Marlborough Library, Blenheim, Marlborough

Fri 26 Jul 4:30pm
Festivals

MBF24  Anna Smaill - Bird Life, A Novel

MBF24 Anna Smaill - Bird Life, A Novel

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sat 27 Jul 10:00am
Festivals

MBF24  Nici Wickes - A Quiet Kitchen

MBF24 Nici Wickes - A Quiet Kitchen

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sat 27 Jul 10:30am
Festivals

MBF24  Chris Tse and Tayi Tibble - You had me at poetry

MBF24 Chris Tse and Tayi Tibble - You had me at poetry

Small Town Winery, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sat 27 Jul 8:00pm
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MBF24  Courtney Clark Michaels - From Muse to Momentum
MBF24  Sue McCauley - Landed

MBF24 Sue McCauley - Landed

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sat 27 Jul 12:00pm
Festivals

MBF24  Nic Low - Uprising, walking the Southern Alps of NZ

MBF24 Nic Low - Uprising, walking the Southern Alps of NZ

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sat 27 Jul 12:30pm
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MBF24  Chris Tse - An Hour with the Poet Laureate

MBF24 Chris Tse - An Hour with the Poet Laureate

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sat 27 Jul 2:00pm
Festivals

MBF24  Lauren Keenan - A Time Traveller's Guide to History

MBF24 Lauren Keenan - A Time Traveller's Guide to History

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sat 27 Jul 2:30pm
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MBF24  Rachael King - The Grimmelings

MBF24 Rachael King - The Grimmelings

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sat 27 Jul 4:00pm
Festivals

MBF24  Fletcher McKenzie - From the Pilot’s Seat

MBF24 Fletcher McKenzie - From the Pilot’s Seat

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sat 27 Jul 4:30pm
Festivals

MBF24  Emily Perkins - Lioness

MBF24 Emily Perkins - Lioness

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sat 27 Jul 6:00pm
Festivals

MBF24  Vitale Lafaele - A Canoe Before the Wind

MBF24 Vitale Lafaele - A Canoe Before the Wind

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sat 27 Jul 6:30pm
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MBF24  Emily Perkins and Sue McCauley - Turning Points

MBF24 Emily Perkins and Sue McCauley - Turning Points

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sun 28 Jul 9:30am
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MBF24  Nici Wickes - Cook Eat Travel

MBF24 Nici Wickes - Cook Eat Travel

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sun 28 Jul 10:30am
Festivals

MBF24  Anna Smaill - The Chimes

MBF24 Anna Smaill - The Chimes

Te Kahu o Waipuna Marlborough Library, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sun 28 Jul 10:30am
Festivals

MBF24  Lauren Keenan - The Space Between

MBF24 Lauren Keenan - The Space Between

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sun 28 Jul 11:30am
Festivals

MBF24  An Hour with Tayi Tibble

MBF24 An Hour with Tayi Tibble

ASB Theatre Marlborough, Blenheim, Marlborough

Sun 28 Jul 12:30pm
Festivals

Tours

Bay of Islands Walking Festival 2024

Bay of Islands Walking Festival 2024

The Bay of Islands Walking Weekend.  10, 11, 12, 13 October…

Mel Parsons Regional Sabotage Tour

Mel Parsons Regional Sabotage Tour

Mel Parsons announces 16-date Regional Sabotage tourFollowing on from Mel…

Rikki Morris - About Time Tour

Rikki Morris - About Time Tour

Plus1 proudly presents much-loved singer-songwriter Rikki Morris on a six-date…

New Zealand String Quartet 2024 Soundscapes Tour

New Zealand String Quartet 2024 Soundscapes Tour

The New Zealand String Quartet – Te Rōpū Tūrū O Aotearoa are all set…

A Taste of Ireland Tour

A Taste of Ireland Tour

Hot off its Off-Broadway premiere, A Taste of Ireland―The Irish Music…

Northland Rugby 2024

Northland Rugby 2024

Join us for an unforgettable season of rugby at Semenoff Stadium, packed with…

Marlborough Book Festival 2024

Marlborough Book Festival 2024

It's back! The Marlborough Book Festival brings top contemporary authors to…

Sound Series 2025

Sound Series 2025

AUCKLAND SOUNDS has announced its best line-up yet, with OMD (Orchestral…

Puanga Matariki Festival

Puanga Matariki Festival

Ko Puanga te whetū i ārahi i ā Matariki ki te Tau Hou (Puanga is the star…

Laugh Your A** Off 2024

Laugh Your A** Off 2024

Everyone’s favourite cheeky Hawke's Bay comedy cabaret festival Laugh…

Doc Edge Festival 2024

Doc Edge Festival 2024

Doc Edge Festival 2024 is now on sale featuring a stunning and provocative…

Matariki Pēwhairangi Festival 2024

Matariki Pēwhairangi Festival 2024

Matariki Pēwhairangi Festival is back for the 4 th year to mark Puanga…

Nelson Clay Week 2024

Nelson Clay Week 2024

Two years ago Arts Council Nelson & Kiln Studio had a wild concept, to…

Greytown Festival of Christmas 2024

Greytown Festival of Christmas 2024

This winter, prepare for Fire and Ice, when the happiest festival in New…

Madagascar: The Musical

Madagascar: The Musical

Step into the wild with Madagascar: The Musical - an adrenaline-packed…