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Main Programme March 2015 : Highlights
dragon who hates poetry The Dragon Who Hates Poetry
The Dragon Who Hates Poetry
With Dommy B from
BBC’s Rhyme Rocket.
Florence and Jem - the Whale in the woods Florence & Jem - the Whale in the Woods
Florence and Jem - the Whale in the woods
Julian Oxley’s forthcoming book,
featuring Meanwood Park.
lettice_cooper The Leeds Novels of Lettice Cooper
The Leeds Novels of Lettice Cooper
Janet Douglas talks about the
early work of this neglected writer.
Jo Shapcott Jo Shapcott & Colin Speakman
Colin Speakman Jo Shapcott & Colin Speakman
Jo Shapcott and Colin Speakman
A poetry double bill featuring, the ‘diamond hard imagery’ of the Costa award winning poet Jo Shapcott and Colin Speakman’s love of landscape.
Jasper Fforde Jasper Fforde
Jasper Fforde
Jasper Fforde mainly known for his Thursday Next novels has also published the Nursery Crime series and two more series, The Last Dragonslayer and Shades of Grey.
Tales of the Unexpected
Thrills, spills, adventures and mysteries with Maggie Mash and friends.
Maggie Mash 2015 - tales of the unexpected Tales of the Unexpected
Yorkshire Noir
Yorkshire Noir Yorkshire Noir - An Evening of Crime Writing
Nick Quantrill
Nick Triplow
Helen Cadbury
Alison Taft
Films at Heart - leave to remain Film: Leave to Remain
Leave to Remain
Starring Toby Jones.
In partnership with Films at Heart
richard ormrod - threshold Threshold
Peter Spafford - threshold Threshold
Peter Spafford
Richard Omerod
Songs and stories on the
theme of hospitality.
In partnership with Café Lento
 dinner with the decameron Dinner with the Decameron
Dinner with the Decameron
Readings by Gigliola Sulis and
Richard Wilcocks.
In partnership with Salvo’s Salumeria
Malcolm Lowry's Elephant and Colosseum Malcolm Lowry’s Elephant and Colosseum
Malcolm Lowry's
Elephant and Colosseum
Doug Sandle presents his
reading of this short story.
Nicolette Jones - Children's Book question time Children’s Book Question Time
Children’s Book Question Time
Nicolette Jones answers your questions about books to suit young people you know.
Hannah+Swalwell - outside in Outside In
Outside In
Arts Council ACE lottery
Young talent from around the city bring their words and music to Headingley.
the yerny project The Yerney Project
The Yerney Project
A rehearsed and staged radio
play written and directed by Ray
arts council
Lemn Sissay Lemn Sissay
Lemn Sissay
Headingley LitFest welcomes Lemn Sissay - poet, author playwright and broadcaster - who appears at Leeds City Academy.
My Time Has Come Murder and Mayhem
Murder and Mayhem
Alison Taft, LitFest writer in residence, on how she gets away with murder.
Dave Robertson - back to back beckett Back to Back Beckett
Back to Beckett
Arts Council
A creative and original look at
Samuel Beckett with Dave
we're not going back - red ladder We’re Not Going Back
We're Not Going Back
red ladder logo
A musical evening with Red Ladder
commemorating the 30th
anniversary of the miners’ strike.
Tri Literati Censored
Arts Council
We can’t tell you anything about this I’m afraid.
By Trio Literati
poetry by heart Poetry by Heart
poetry by heart Poetry by Heart
Paul Adrian
Mike Barlow
Carole Bromley
Helen Burke
Jane Routh
Ron Scowcroft
Juliet Barker Juliet Barker
Juliet Barker
Acclaimed author Juliet Barker discusses her account of the 1381 Peasants’ Revolt.
In partnership with Leeds Libraries
Sean Stowell - the king's pyschic The King’s Psychic
The King’s Psychic
Sean Stowell’s book
about about Dr Alexander
An intriguing and sensational true story
Adrian-Tchaikovsky impossible worlds Impossible Worlds
Impossible Worlds
Adrian Tchaikovsky
successful author of the
Shadows of the Apt
fantasy series.
Oscar Wilde - Tea and Cake with Oscar Wilde - A Vagabond in Leeds Tea & Cake  with Oscar Wilde: A Vagabond in Leeds
Tea and Cake with Oscar Wilde
Geoff Dibb portrays Wilde as never before.
In partnership with Leeds Salon
british surrealism opened up British Surrealism Opened Up
British Surrealism Opened Up
Jeffrey Sherwin’s book is the first layman’s guide to British surrealism.
a year of fetivals in Ireland A year of Festivals in Ireland
Irish History month 2015 logo - ayear of festivals in Ireland
A Year of Festivals in Ireland
Mark Graham’s tale of meandering misadventure and anti-economics.
In Partnership with Irish Arts Foundation
stories from the war hospital Stories from the War Hospital
Stories from the War Hospital
Richard Wilcocks tells true stories of heroism, suffering and romance.
Jimbo-Fund something else to think about
Poetry, short stories, plays ...
In partnership with the WEA and Osmondthorpe Hub
Community Events Community events
Debate at Ralph Thoresby
Poetry Slam
- In partnership with Leeds Salon
Poetry Slam
Lemn Sissay
Academy :
at Ralph Thoresby :
at Leeds City
masterclass for students at Lawnswood.
frankenstein - magnetism and electricity Magnetism and Electricity - Magical and Exciting
Magnetism and Electricity
Geoff Auty,
In partnership with Café Scientifique
Beowulf Fire - Tolkiens Beowulf and The Hobbit Tolkien’s Beowulf and The Hobbit.
Tolkien’s Beowulf
and The Hobbit.
With Claire Randall and Jane Sanderson.
In partnership with Leeds Combined Arts
Mestisa 2012 - South American Evening South American Evening
South American Evening
Music from Mestisa and a little of the poetry of Paolo Coelho.
In partnership with Mint Café
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