Live events - coming later in 2021
Welcome to the award-winning Huddersfield Literature Festival
Join us for a celebration of books and authors, poetry and performance, with community, accessibility and inclusivity at its heart. Meet your favourite authors, discover new talent, hone your own skills or simply enjoy the entertainment on offer. Many free or low-cost events, some with live subtitling by Stagetext and AccessAble Access Guides to key venues.
NEW DATES CONFIRMED for our postponed events with Amanda Owen in Holmfirth and Marsden – see our Events page for details.
Thank you to all who joined us for our March digital Festival. Visit our YouTube channel to watch again and to view our Dark Horse Theatre #OutBreakOut short films.
Our programme of venue-based and outdoor events will be announced later in the year, once it’s safe to run them, including the following rescheduled events: Gentleman Jack, Holmfirth, Amanda Owen, Holmfirth & Amanda Owen, Marsden
Diversity and Representation: HLF fully and unequivocally supports the Black Lives Matter movement and calls by the Black Writers’ Guild to address deep-seated inequalities in the publishing and wider book world. Find out more here.
Authors from previous festivals…
Quotes from some of the authors who have attended our Festival