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: or to the secretary email


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 021 101 4671
Print and Paper Sarah Hargreaves 027 5080 142
Textiles Anthea Allison 020 4127 8883
Pottery & Ceramics Lois Templeton 021 0248 6128
Photography Leonie Richardson 021 076 0267
Glass  Lynda Jane Dodd 027 700 3097 
Sculptural Eve Hawkins 021 040 8484
Woodcraft Russell Snook 027 498 370
Schools Lois Templeton 021 024 86128
Youth Denise Matene 020 4155 3000

The Festival Shop

For all enquiries in regards to featuring your products in the festival shop, please contact Anthea Allison on 021 4127 8883 or email

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.

Just email us asking to be added: