01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

01484 951108 office@huddlitfest.org.uk

Kit de Waal + Darren Henley

£5.00£7.00

Date: 9 April 2019 at 6.30pm

Venue: Diamond Jubilee Lecture Theatre, Charles Sikes Building, University of Huddersfield, Firth Street HD1 3DH

Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers Award-winning novelist Kit de Waal, Anita Sethi and Adam Sharp talk about a new crowdfunded collection of essays, poems and memoir celebrating working-class voices (Unbound).

FOLLOWED BY (please note there will be no break between the talks):

Creativity: Why It Matters Darren Henley OBE is the Chief Executive of Arts Council England and author of 30 books about the arts. In Creativity: Why It Matters, he shows how creativity enriches lives and places, and builds a stronger society filled with happier, healthier people.

This event will have live subtitling by Stagetext to make it accessible for audiences who are deaf, deafened or hard of hearing.

For venue Access Guide, please click here: AccessAble

ALSO ON TUESDAY 9 APRIL (afternoon), The Big Arts Meet-Up: a chance for Festival organisers to meet, network and share best practice. If you work in this field, contact office@huddlitfest.org.uk to find out more and book your place.

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Event Details

Date: April 09, 2019

Start time: 06:30 p.m.

End time: 08:00 p.m.

Venue: Diamond Jubilee Lecture Theatre, Charles Sikes Building, University of Huddersfield, Firth Street HD1 3DH

Phone: 01484 951108

Email: Info@huddlitfest.org.uk

Description

This event will have live subtitling by Stagetext to make it accessible for audiences who are deaf, deafened or hard of hearing.

Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers

Award-winning novelist Kit de Waal (My Name Is Leon, The Trick to Time) talks about editing a new collection of essays, poems and memoir celebrating working-class voices.

Supported by crowdfunding publisher Unbound and regional writing development organisations, Common People features emerging writers alongside established names, with narratives that reflect the depth and texture of working-class life.

Kit will be joined by Anita Sethi and Adam Sharp, who both feature in the anthology.

FOLLOWED BY:

Creativity: Why It Matters

Darren Henley OBE is the Chief Executive of Arts Council England and author of 30 books about the arts. In Creativity: Why It Matters, he shows how creativity enriches lives and places, and builds a stronger society filled with happier, healthier people.

Recognising the importance of creativity for all people and sectors – from the arts to medical, scientific, engineering and entrepreneurial progress – he identifies the education system as the best route to ensure cultural benefits are open to all.

8pm Book signing (please note there will be no break between the talks)

ALSO ON TUESDAY 9 APRIL (afternoon), The Big Arts Meet-Up: a chance for Festival organisers to meet, network and share best practice. If you work in this field, contact office@huddlitfest.org.uk to find out more and book your place.

For venue Access Guide, please click here: AccessAble

Additional information

Date

9 April 2019

Time

6.30pm-8pm

Venue

Diamond Jubilee Lecture Theatre, University of Huddersfield, HD1 3DH

Ticket Type

Concession, Full Price

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