Holmfirth Writers' Group

Holmfirth Writers' Group The Yorkshire Yurt Festival July 1st -5th 2014

Holmfirth Writers meet once a week at Holmfirth Library to write, read out and discuss our work. We are friendly inclusive group of all ages, with poets, novelists and story-writers, and lots who just want to write for fun. We also have a splinter group of poets who meet once a month at the University, for a day studying and getting inspiration from a particular poet or poets.

This Year, for Letour,Holmfirth Writers' Group are hosting The Yorkshire Yurt Festival, as part of the wider Letour Cultural festival, in Holme Village centre. This will all happen inside a Yurt, exquisitely decorated with huge felted panels, created by Sue Clay, textile artist, depicting Yorkshire landscapes with bikes flashing through - a sort of specially commissioned Bayeux tapestry, only in felt, with Bikes, not War! There is a full programme of events every day, including specially created interactive stories for schools, a daily Family Barbeque with music and storytelling, and a programme of comedy, stories, poetry,, visiting authors and lots of music each evening - A real showcase of Yorkshire talent for visitors from all over the world to enjoy.

There is a Bar in the Yurt, and an extra BBQ on Saturday and Sunday 12.00 - 7.00pm
To see the full programme July 1st -5th see http://bit.ly/1qvvNHL

Tickets will be sold on the door, or from Holmfirth Tourist Office 222444.

With thanks to Kirklees Arts in the Neighbourhhood and Area Committee, Yorkshire Yurts, The World of Wool, Holme Valley Parish Council, for their support.

View my website http://www.feltgood-holmfirth.co.uk/

My Location

Profile Details

My News

Yurt Festival July 1st - 5th Programme / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2014-06-19T00:00:00Z">Thu 19 Jun 2014</span>Yurt Festival July 1st - 5th Programme / Thu 19 Jun 2014

The Programme for the Felted Yorkshire Yurt Festival is out, and there is a huge variety of events for every age, from 9.30am - 10.30 at night. To see...

My Events

Felted Panel for the Yurt festival / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2014-07-01T00:00:00Z">Tue 01</span> to <span  itemprop="endDate" content="2014-07-06T00:00:00Z">Sun 06 Jul 2014</span> <span>(6 days)</span>Felted Panel for the Yurt festival / Tue 01 to Sun 06 Jul 2014 (6 days)

Yorkshire Yurt Festival July 1st - 6th Holme Village. 9.30am - 10.30pm as part of Letour Cultural Festival. - events inside a fabulously decorated Yu...