Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you need to know more about the festival. We have a festival email address to send general enquires to but also you’ll find each section has a personal contact who will be able to answer your category questions in more detail.


All general enquiries can be emailed to:


Our postal address for Entries is:

Franklin Arts Festival
PO Box 586
Pukekohe 2340

Contacts for information on each category

Please direct your questions to your category representative:

Painting Deborah Illingworth 09 235 2052
Print and Paper Lynda Jane Dodd 027 246 3290 
Textiles Anthea Allison 020 4127 8883
Pottery & Ceramics Lois Templeton 021 0248 6128
Photography Leonie Richardson 021 076 0267
Glass  Lynda Jane Dodd 027 246 3290 
Sculptural Caroline Burton 027 439 0440
Woodcraft Russell Snook 027 498 370
Schools Lois Templeton 021 024 86128
Youth Sharon Graham 021 959 740

The Festival Shop

For all enquiries in regards to featuring your products in the festival shop, please contact Mary Coleman on 09 235 8569 or email Mary at

Our mailing list

Join our mailing list to receive regular updates from the Franklin Arts Festival committee. We only send emails with Arts Festival related updates and will never share your email address with anyone else.

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