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    Poetry in the City Programme Revealed

    Ilkley Literature Festival announce programme of poetry readings, masterclasses and free family activities at the World Curry Festival in Bradford from Fri 20 to Sun 22 June 2014 [Read More]

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    Cycling Words

    100 days until the Grand Depart! Ilkley Lit Fest announce ‘Cycling Words’- exciting cycling themed events on Sat 28 & Sun 29 June 2014. Something for everyone from cycling’s best writers. [Read More]

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    Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Join us for a special event with award winning author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, on Friday 30 May in Ilkley [Read More]

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    Ilkley Literature Festival Fringe

    Applications for the 2014 Fringe are now open until 12 May 2014. If you are thinking of applying to stage a Fringe event in 2014, please follow the link to find out more [Read More]

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    A Skirtful of Stones

    Listen to an interview by Ilkley Young Writers with the Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, followed by a reading of ‘A Skirtful of Stones’. - the Festival's 40th anniversary poem! [Read More]

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