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    Special May Event with David Starkey

    Historian David Starkey makes a welcome return to the Kings Hall on Thursday 14 May to discuss the Magna Carta, 800 years on. Tickets for David Starkey will be on sale from 20 April. [Read More]

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    Words in the City 6-7 June 2015

    Words in the City takes place in Bradford on 6–7 June headlined by acclaimed poets Tony Harrison and John Hegley. The full line-up will be announced on 20 April. Here's a flavour of last year: [Read More]

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    Creative Case North: From Outside the Frame

    Read Rachel's latest update on 'From Outside the Frame' - a Creative Case North exploration by Ilkley Literature Festival, Leeds Art Gallery and Rommi Smith. [Read More]

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    Ilkley Literature Festival Blog

    Don't miss our new blog for news, opinions and book recommendations from the Festival team and join the conversation. [Read More]

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    2015 Festival Dates

    The 2015 Festival which will run from Friday 2 to Sunday 18 October - add the dates to your diary now! Sign up to our mailing list to receive a free programme in August [Read More]

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