Monday, 25 November 2013

Huddersfield Literature Festival 2014

The Huddersfield Literature Festival tickets are now available to buy:

Tickets are now on sale

Be the first to book your tickets for three of our confirmed events. Don't miss out - click on the names to book your tickets early:

Kate Adie
Polari Up North
Sunny Ormonde (The Archers' Lilian Bellamy)

OR call 01484 430528 or visit the LBT Box Office to book.

MORE INFORMATION on each event below. We'll update you with more events as they go live.

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Kate Adie
In Conversation With Alison Fell

Thurs 13 March
7.30pm, £4 (£2 conc), Town Hall

Not-to-be-missed event with the presenter of BBC Radio 4’s From Our Own Correspondent and the former chief news correspondent for the BBC.

Katie Adie OBE talks about her work as an award-winning war reporter and her latest book, Fighting on the Home Front: The Legacy of Women in World War One, a vivid, compelling account of the pioneering women who helped win the war and had a major impact on how women live today.

Alison Fell is Professor of French Cultural History at Leeds University.
Organised with Kirklees Library Services
Sponsored by Wilkinson Woodward


Polari Up North

Sat 8 March
7.45–10pm, drinks & music ‘til 2am, £5 (£2.50 conc). Age guidance 16+
Byram Arcade

First time north of Watford!
Recently named one of the world’s best LGBT events by ArtInfo, Polari is based at the Southbank Centre and hosted by author and journalist Paul Burston, with guest authors, poets and performers. This evening’s Polari, in partnership with the Huddersfield Literature Festival, is the first in a series of national events planned for 2014. Authors include Mari Hannah, Keith Jarrett and VG Lee.

“London’s most theatrical salon” The New York Times
“Lively, funny and inspiring – a gay-themed salon of interest to anyone remotely interested in literature, whatever their sexual bent” Patrick Gale
“Always fun, always thought-provoking – a guaranteed good night out” Sarah Waters


An Evening With… Sunny Ormonde

(The Archers’ Lilian Bellamy)

Friday 7 March
£12 (£10 conc, £6 for under 26s).
Age guidance: 13+ (under 18s should be accompanied by an adult)
Lawrence Batley Theatre

Behind-the-scenes stories from the world’s longest running soap, BBC Radio 4’s The Archers. Sunny, who has been playing Lilian Bellamy, one of the listeners’ favourite characters, since 2000, presents an evening of anecdotes, banter and favourite pieces from her distinguished acting career. Includes an audience Q&A with a signed Archers’ script for the most original question.

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