Ilkley Literature Festival is a Registered Charity, set up to promote the enjoyment and understanding of books and writing for everyone. 50% of our income is from tickets and associated sales – we rely on grants, sponsorship and our Friends and donors for the rest.

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Becoming a Friend of the Festival is a brilliant way of keeping in touch with goings on at Ilkley and a great way of providing long-term support, helping to ensure the Festival’s future.

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