A finalist in the prestigious Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards 2016, the Huddersfield Literature Festival is an annual event held every March, which attracts major names and bestselling authors to the town, as well as championing local talent. Audiences can also enjoy free family events, comedy, performance poetry, open mic night, Majikkon (Anime, Manga & Comic Con), LGBT events, multi-arts events (including music and dance), discussion panels and creative writing workshops. The Festival has many free and low-cost events at accessible venues, some with Stagetext subtitling – visit our website for more details.
When? 4th-19th March, 2017
Where? Various, in and around Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Who? Ian Rankin, Jenni Murray and Alan Johnson are headlining at the Town Hall. Plus: Jake Arnott, Jenn Ashworth, James Bran, Paul Burston, Susie Dent, Kate Fox Joanne Harris, Sophie Hannah, Murray Lachlan Young, Adrian Lukis, Henry Normal, Michèle Roberts, Lemn Sissay and Attila the Stockbroker and more...
How much? £4 to £8 per event
Festival Website: www.litfest.org.uk
Festival Director? Michelle Hodgson
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