Saturday, 18 October 2014

Last weekend of the Ilklely Literature Festival 18-19 October 2014

There are still tickets left for some of the events planned for the last weekend of the Ilkley Literature Festival:


Don't Miss the Final Weekend of Ilkley Literature Festival 2014

We are coming to the end of the Festival but there are still tickets available for plenty of great events over the weekend.


Saturday 18 October


Nick Davies: Hack Attack
Hear from the man who uncovered the phone hacking scandal.
2pm, Kings Hall, £7/5

Make a Newspaper in a Day
Become a real-life journalist for a day! Interview famous Festival authors and work with a journalist to create a special edition Festival newspaper.
10.30am - 4.30pm, Church House, £5, Age 13 - 18

Women of the World - The Rise of Female Diplomats: Helen McCarthy

Explore the lives of the extraordinary women who defied social conventions to represent Britain as diplomats.
2.30pm, St Margaret's Hall, £6/4

Sir Mark Moody-Stuart: Responsible Leadership
A unique voice from the front line of corporate responsibilty and leadership.
3.30pm, Ilkley Playhouse, £6/4

A Modern Day Don Juan: Ian Duhig, George Szirtes, N. S. Thompson
A homage to Byron's greatest satirical creation, reimagining him as night-club DJ, Donald Johnson.
5.15pm, Ilkley Playhouse, £6/4

Minoli Salgado
The winner of the first SI Leeds Literary Prize reads from her debut novel A Little Dust on the Eyes.
7pm, St Margaret's Hall, £3

Roopa Farooki and Romesh Guneskera
Join three times Orange Prize longlisted Roopa Farooki and Booker Prize finalist Romesh Gunesekera as they discuss their latest books.
7.45pm, St. Margaret's Hall, £6/4

Sunday 19 October

Charles Spencer
The bestselling historian tells the story of the men who signed Charles 1's death warrant.
2pm, Kings Hall, £16/14

Getting Colder: Amanda Coe
Screenwriter and author Amanda Coe introduces her painfully funny and disturbing new novel about family and love.
3pm, St. Margaret's Hall, £6/4

A Brief History of Seven Killings: Marlon James
Caribbean novelist Marlon James discusses his latest book, which reimagines the now legendary 1976 of Bob Marley's house.
5pm, Ilkley Playhouse, £6/4

Publish or Be Damned: Publishing By and For Muslims
Learn more about what goes on behind the scenes in publishing and what issues there are around publishing books by authors of Muslim heritage.
6.30pm, St. Margaret's Hall, £5/3



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