• Poetry on the Boards

    There is a new host for the 2018 Poetry on the Boards. We welcome Geoffrey W Graham.

    Geoffrey has been attending the Grenfell Henry Lawson Festival for a number of years now and this year has … more

  • 2018 Verse & Short Story Judges Announced

    The Verse & Short Story co-ordinator is pleased to announce the judges for this years competition. Read more about them here:

    Short Story - Pippa Kay

    Pippa Kay is a Sydney-based writer who … more

  • 2018 Street Busking

    Change is in the air – Busking at the 2018 Henry Lawson Festival will not be run as a competition as it has in the past. This year we are running it in line with the centuries-old tradition of … more

  • 2018 Art & Porcelain Judges Announced

    The Art and Porcelain coordinators are pleased to announce this years judges for the Henry Lawson Festival Art & Porcelain competitions. Read more about them here:

    Art - Glenn Morton

    In 1987 … more

  • Get to know the 2017 Festival Queen entrants

    Emily Cartwright

    Emily is the queen candidate for Grenfell Bowling Club. Emily has lived in Grenfell for the last 6 years. Emily completed her HSC and graduated from the Henry Lawson High School … more

  • Winners of the 2017 Verse & Short Story Competition

    We are excited to announce the award winners of the 2017 Henry Lawson Festival Verse & Short Story Competition.

    Please click here to be taken to the Verse & Short Story page. You will … more

  • The Henry Lawson Festival Concert

    Tickets for the Henry Lawson Festival Concert will go on sale from Thursday the 18th of May at Louisa’s Locker. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for a student or younger. Your ticket includes … more

  • A Message from the 2017 Photography Coordinator

    We celebrate two momentous mile stones in Grenfell this year. It is the 60th continuous year of the Henry Lawson Festival of Arts. It is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Henry Lawson. What … more

  • 2017 Official Guest - Tara Moss

    The Henry Lawson Festival Committee would like to welcome Tara Moss as the 2017 Henry Lawson Festival of Arts Official Guest.

    Tara Moss is an author, journalist, TV documentary presenter, human … more