Winner of the Accessible and Inclusive award at the 2022 Yorkshire Post Tourism Awards.
HuddLitFest is an annual Festival with community, accessibility and inclusivity at its heart. Join us for a celebration of books and authors, poetry and performance – in venues and online. Meet your favourite authors, discover new talent and hone your own skills. Many free or low-cost events, including some Hybrid events and some with live subtitling by Stagetext.
Sponsorship opportunities are now available for our April 2024 Festival.
Our Publishers and Performers application form is now available. If you would like to pitch to perform at the 2024 Huddersfield Literature Festival please visit our Publishers and Performers page.View our Sponsorship Packages Publishers and Performers application
Access and Covid safety measures
View our venue Access Guides for detailed information. If you have specific access needs and/or prefer to be seated away from other audience members as a Covid safety measure, please contact [email protected] with your request. For info on Accessibility, Diversity & Representation at our Festival, visit our About Us page.Our commitment to accessibility is reflected in our digital programme, showcasing a range of author talks, workshops and events for young people. Participate in live online events on Zoom or social media, watch again on YouTube or download resources created specially for our Festival.Access Guides
Find your way around the Festival
Find your way around Huddersfield during the festival with our handy map.MAP
Support us with Ko-Fi
You can now support us for the price it would cost for a cup of coffee.
Ko-fi is our new way to ask you for support. Coffee’s just a metaphor (You don’t have to buy actual coffee!).
Donate as a one off or a regular monthly payment.Top up our Coffee Cup
Access our digital events
Our commitment to accessibility is reflected in our digital programme, showcasing a range of author talks, workshops and events for young people. Participate in live online events on Zoom or social media, watch again on YouTube or download resources created specially for our Festival.