Wednesday, 6 May 2015

Cleckheaton Literature Festival 2015 starts tomorrow 7 May 2015

Tomorrow is the first day of Cleckheaton Literature Festival 2015, with a packed line-up of stars including Joanne Harris, Andy Kershaw and Luke Wright, you wouldn't want to miss it:


7 May

10-12 Bronte Trail with Nordic walkers to see the 'lost' Bronte grave (outdoor event)
10-12 Screenwriting Workshop with Steve Moore
1.30-3.30 War and the Writer with Jason Hewitt
4-6 YA Creative Writing Workshop with Flip and Neverending author Martyn Bedford
6.30-9.30 Poetry Night with Talking Zebras/Cleckheaton Library Poets
7.30-9.30 Lauren Quick author talk (author of The Quick)

8 May

10-12 Children's Poetry event with John Irving-Clarke
1-3 Sci-fi/Fantasy Creative Writing Workshop with Justina Robson, author of the Quantum Gravity series
3.30-5.30 Performance Poetry with performance poet and broadcaster Luke Wright
6.30-8.00 Crime Panel with Northern Crime Award winner Helen Cadbury, Leeds-based author Alison Taft and finalist for the People's Book Prize Leigh Russell

9 May

10-11 Children's activity event with children's author Gillian Rogerson
11 & 3.30 Spin a Silly Story and Story Trail sponsored by Creative Scene (events held at West End Park)
1-3 Tell Tales with Julie Pryke outdoor interactive event (West End Park)
1-3 The Gospel of Loki with Joanne Harris author of Chocolat
3.30-5.30 Dr Who Event with Mark Wright author of the Dr Who Books Who-ology and Wit, Wisdom and Timey-Wimey Stuff
7.30-LATE Adventures with Andy Kershaw with the DJ and travel writer (event held at Whitcliffe Mount High School)

10 May

 10-12 Life Writing Workshop with author Alison Lock
1-3 Sci-fi/Fantasy Creative Writing workshop with Ian C Douglas author of the Infinity Trap
3.30-5.30 Down to the Sea in Ships with writer, radio producer and journalist Horatio Clare

Tickets range from free to £8 and are available from:

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