Thank you to all who joined us for our March digital Festival and our autumn programme of venue-based events.
Our events with AMANDA OWEN in Marsden and Holmfirth have been rescheduled for 5 and 12 December – see our Events page for details.
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.
Visit our YouTube channel to view talks, readings, films and resources, including the film of our recent Creative Voices project and resources from our My Family Creates project for SEND families.
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