Friday, 23 September 2016

Plans for the next LitFest

The LitFest committee has now met to talk about what is going to happen in March 2017 - but there will be events in Headingley Library before then in our 'Between the Lines' series:

Keighley author Peter Morrison will be reading from his extraordinary historical novella A Lonely Road, which is set in the year 1214. Robin Hood is dead and has recently been buried in the woods when the story starts...
Headingley Library 7pm Thursday 17 November   FREE 

Richard Wilcocks, aided by pictures on screen, will be contributing to the bicentenary celebrations of Charlotte Brontë's birth with a talk entitled Charlotte Brontë - terrible teacher, brilliant novelist
Headingley Library 7pm Thursday 8 December FREE  

In addition, the LitFest's programme of poetry in schools will take place earlier than before - in November and December 2016.
Helen Mort

Helen Mort will again be delighting the Year 6 pupils at Ireland Wood Primary School. Read about what she did earlier this year:

and listen to her reading Struck on Woman's Hour a few days ago:

or watch her here speaking about her work: