Monday, 21 May 2018

Bradford Literature Festival 2018

The Bradford Literature Festival brochure is now out for download, full details below:

Exciting news! You can now collect your copy of the Bradford Literature Festival brochure from Waterstones stores throughout Bradford, Leeds and the surrounding areas. You might also find a copy at your local library or visitor information point.
If you would like to receive a copy in the post, simply create an account at and make sure to update your postal preferences.

To create an account and browse tickets, just click the button below and follow the simple on screen instructions.

We are delighted to announce the launch of the Brontë Stones Project.
In an exclusive event, Carol Ann Duffy, Jackie Kay and Jeanette Winterson will present the first readings of their new work and discuss the many ways in which they have been personally influenced by the lives and work of Charlotte, Emily and Anne.
This event previously sold out, but we have moved to a larger venue and tickets are back on sale. Get them now before it's too late!
In what has become a festival tradition, BLF 2018 kicks off in style with An Evening of Comedy. In this show, you'll have your funny bones well and truly tickled, as emcee Maureen Younger presents three spectacular comedians.

Join Margaret Hockney, sister to one of Bradford's most famous sons, as she discusses her incredible new book My Mother is Not Your Mother. In conversation with Jill Iredale, Margaret will shed light on the childhood she shared with her brothers, and how it has informed David’s artistic career.

In this swashbuckling talk, Sam Conniff Allende will reveal how the successes of pirates can provide a blueprint for anyone embarking on their own personal adventure, enterprise or initiative today. Join us for some much needed motivation!
We are delighted to welcome rapper Lowkey and music journalist Jacqueline Springer, for Revolutionary Music: Rap as Resistance.
Join us to explore the revolutionary power of rap and hip-hop.

In an exclusive and globally important event, we will be joined by a five-strong panel to closely examine the current state of feminism around the world and the significance of intersectionality. Featuring Nimco Ali, Mona Eltahawy, Durre Shahwar, Gita Sahgal and Bidisha

Join four of the ingenious contributors to The Corbyn Comic Book to find out how they reimagined Labour's Islington-dwelling, bike-riding, green-fingered socialist icon.

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Bradford Literature Festival
Ashfield Building
Richmond Road
University of Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP
United Kingdom

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