Events

THE MAKERS SHED throws open the gate to our sunny yard and the doors of The Shed for regular events throughout the year! For updated details head to our Facebook events page.


HIGH COUNTRY HANDMADE SHOWCASE – first Sunday of spring, summer and autumn

Glen Innes displays distinct new colours as the year turns, and The Makers Shed celebrates the change at our FREE showcase on the first Sunday of spring, summer and autumn. New art, books, workshops and makers from 10am-2pm!

  • SUMMER AT THE MAKERS SHED during the High Country Writers Festival: Sunday December 1, 2019
  • AUTUMN AT THE MAKERS SHED: Sunday March 1, 2020
  • WINTER AT THE MAKERS SHED: Watch out for our Winter 2020 season of workshops!

SILVERSMITHING WORKSHOPS – every Saturday

Silversmithing Workshops can be booked Wednesdays to Saturdays for up to 6 participants, but if you need a deadline book one of our weekly Saturday workshops on 0450 039 320 or drop into The Shed.

  • 1-DAY SILVERSMITHING EXPERIENCE: Saturdays, 10am-4pm
  • HALF-DAY WORKSHOP: Saturdays, 10am-1pm; or 1pm-4pm

WORDSMITHING WORKSHOPS – third Saturday of the month

Writing and Social Media Workshops can be booked Thursdays to Saturdays for up to 6 participants, but if you need a deadline book one of our regular workshops on 0400 977 816 or drop into The Shed.

  • HALF-DAY WRITING/SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOPS: Third Saturday of every month, 1pm-4pm

HIGH COUNTRY BOOK CLUB – third Saturday of every month

Join our regular Book Club on the third Saturday of every month, 10am-12pm.


HIGH COUNTRY WRITERS FESTIVAL – October 25 to December 1, 2019

This ‘Spring Into Storytelling’ kicks off on Friday October 25 when The Makers Shed relocates to Waterloo Station, 18 kilometres west of Glen Innes, for a two-day residential writers retreat designed to assist writers with full or partial manuscripts get match-fit for independent and traditional publishing pathways.

Across the following month, the inaugural High Country Writers Festival takes place at The Makers Shed and other key Glen Innes locations. Attend author talks, workshops, the festival bookshop, the announcement of the first High Country Indie Book Award winner, and the High Country Handmade Showcase at The Makers Shed on Sunday December 1.