Huddersfield Literature Festival

Huddersfield Literature Festival Huddersfield Literature Festival

An award-winning literature festival held annually in March at venues across Huddersfield.

Winner of the 2018 Yorkshire and the Humber Enterprise Awards 2018; Winner of the Examiner Community Award for Arts 2017; shortlisted for the prestigious Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards in 2016 and 2017.

Events include:

Author talks/in conversations with major names and emerging authors
Performance poetry/open mic events
Creative writing and other workshops
Free Family Day showing a family film with children's entertainers and activities
Multi-arts performance, eg spoken word/storytelling with music and dance
LGBT events
Literary Afternoon Tea
Crime fiction events

A not-for-profit organisation, we aim to keep ticket prices affordable while providing entertainment and inspiration for local people, attracting visitors from elsewhere in the UK and beyond, and driving footfall into the town centre.

We provide DisabledGo Access Guides to key venues and have live subtitling by Stagetext at some events to make them accessible to audiences who are deaf, deafened or hard of hearing.

To receive advance updates or find out more about volunteering visit our website https://www.huddlitfest.org.uk/volunteers/ or contact our Festival Manager, Julia Lilof by email: festivalmanager@huddlitfest.org.uk

Follow us on Twitter @Hudd_Lit_Fest and Facebook 'Huddersfield Literature Festival'.

Festival Director: Michelle Hodgson

Next festival - 19 - 29 March 2020

BOOKING
Some events are free but may require advance booking, some are pay on the door. For all others, booking is as follows (unless otherwise stated, eg Town Hall events):

Online: http://www.huddlitfest.org.uk/events/
Email: office@huddlitfest.org.uk
By phone: 01484 943 093
In person: Waterstones bookshop (limited tickets available), Kingsgate Shopping Centre, 12/13, King St, Huddersfield HD1 2QB

Where no AGE GUIDANCE is given, U16s should be accompanied by an adult.

View my website http://www.huddlitfest.org.uk/

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Telephone: 01484 943 093
Email: office@huddlitfest.org.uk
Website: http://www.huddlitfest.org.uk/

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Huddersfield Literature Festival is White Rose Award Finalist / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-07-29T00:00:00Z">Wed 29 Jul 2020</span>Huddersfield Literature Festival is White Rose Award Finalist / Wed 29 Jul 2020

The Huddersfield Literature Festival (HLF) has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Welcome to Yorkshire White Rose Awards for the third tim...

Queen of Crime and &apos;Strictly&apos; best-seller at Hudd Lit Fest / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-03-10T00:00:00Z">Tue 10 Mar 2020</span>Queen of Crime and 'Strictly' best-seller at Hudd Lit Fest / Tue 10 Mar 2020

From Strictly sparkle to literary lectures and from crime royalty to free family events, the programme for this year’s Huddersfield Literature Festiva...

Pancakes &amp; Poetry at Huddersfield Literature Festival Preview / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-02-19T00:00:00Z">Wed 19 Feb 2020</span>Pancakes & Poetry at Huddersfield Literature Festival Preview / Wed 19 Feb 2020

Huddersfield Literature Festival is celebrating Shrove Tuesday with a Preview of forthcoming events, plus a poetry reading and an author In Conversati...

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Waymaking with Helen Mort / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-03-13T00:00:00Z">Fri 13 Mar 2020</span>Waymaking with Helen Mort / Fri 13 Mar 2020

£0.00 - £3.00 (donation) Waymaking: An anthology of women’s adventure writing, poetry and art features contributions from women who are inspired by...

Tom Cutler: Keep Clear: My adventures with Asperger’s / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-03-12T00:00:00Z">Thu 12 Mar 2020</span>Tom Cutler: Keep Clear: My adventures with Asperger’s / Thu 12 Mar 2020

£3.00 - £5.00 A wonderfully bittersweet, funnystrange account of living unwittingly with Asperger’s syndrome. Diagnosed aged 56, Tom Cutler finally...

Lemn Sissay / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2020-03-11T00:00:00Z">Wed 11 Mar 2020</span>Lemn Sissay / Wed 11 Mar 2020

Free but booking required Location OA4/01-02, Oastler Building, 6.30pm The School of Human and Health Sciences at the University of Huddersfield pr...

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SPECIAL OFFER Festival Friend membership £25 until 30 November / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-11-30T00:00:00Z">Sat 30 Nov 2019</span>SPECIAL OFFER Festival Friend membership £25 until 30 November / Sat 30 Nov 2019

Becoming a Friend of Huddersfield Literature Festival is a great way to help support the Festival as we grow and develop. To show how much we apprecia...

Love literary and cultural events? Volunteer with HLF 2020 / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2019-10-26T00:00:00Z">Sat 26 Oct 2019</span>Love literary and cultural events? Volunteer with HLF 2020 / Sat 26 Oct 2019

Huddersfield Literature Festival is looking for volunteers for 2020 who are interested in literature and other cultural activities. They are holding a...

Are you a business, shop or cafe? Get involved with poetry! / <span itemprop="startDate" content="2017-01-31T00:00:00Z">Tue 31 Jan 2017</span>Are you a business, shop or cafe? Get involved with poetry! / Tue 31 Jan 2017

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