Thursday, 11 May 2017

Castleford Lit Fest - 20 May 2017

Coming up as part of Wakefield Literature Festival is Lit Fest in a Day: Castleford Born and Bread, full details below:

Lit Fest in a Day: Castleford Born & Bread
Saturday 20th May, 10am-late

Join us for a family-friendly one day festival of reading and writing that celebrates Castleford – the people and the town, held in the historic Queen’s Mill – where flour has been milled on the site for hundreds of years.

Everyone is welcome to come along, 10am-late for a series of creative workshops, live theatre, performance, readings, art and music. Highlights include...

Free family friendly events all day!

Free family-friendly events 10am-4pm with Topsy Turvy Theatre and a performance of Christopher Nibble; fun creating alien stories with award-winning children's author Gareth P Jones; poems and readings with Coronation Street star Colson Smith; craft activities, tours and live music.
An evening of poetry and talks

The evening programme runs from 4.30-10pm with Ian Clayton and Toria Garbutt discussing writing & Castleford.
At 7.30pm Mark Thomas will be in conversation with Ian Clayton talking about his new book and play featuring Wakefield's iconic 'Red Shed'. Tickets £5, book here or call 01977 556741 for more information.
For more information visit the Lit Fest website.

Organised by Beam and presented in partnership with Castleford Heritage Trust and funded by Arts Council England.

See you there!

The Wakefield Lit Fest Team and Castleford Heritage Trust

Comedian and writer Mark Thomas will be in conversation with Ian Clayton
Topsy Turvy Theatre present live show with puppets, Christopher Nibble
Coronation Street star,
Colson Smith
Poet, Toria Garbutt

Wakefield Lit Fest is programmed by Beam and funded by Arts Council England
Copyright © Beam
Our mailing address is:
Beam, Studio S11, The Art House, Drury Lane, Wakefield, WF1 2TE
Tel: 07718 564 376



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