Beverley Literature Children’s Festival

October 8, 2010

A packed weekend of fun events for young readers and artists is coming this weekend as part of the Beverley Literature Festival. Authors, storytellers, illustrators, puppeteers and football will be taking over The Treasure House in Beverley to give young people a taste of the very best that books and reading have to offer. Aimed at young readers from two to 13 years and their families, the programme has something…


Beverley Literature Festival 2010

September 22, 2010

Tickets are selling well for the first weekend of the Beverley Literature Festival 1-10 October.  And no wonder! Louis de Bernières kicks off the festival at 7pm on Friday night, followed by an astounding performance of Mary Shelley’s classic horror story Frankenstein. On Saturday, there is a chance to rethink all our assumptions about the Battle of the Somme with William Philpott, the supremely skilful author of a new book…


Books Come Alive at Beverley Literature Festival

Fiction, politics, geology, poetry, biography and lots of workshops to get involved with – Beverley Literature Festival (1 to 10 October), organised by East Riding Libraries, once again brings you the best in writing, whatever the subject. This year the festival has expanded its programme for children to give young readers in the East Riding a fun-packed weekend of performances, readings, making sessions and story-telling of all kinds – all…

September 20, 2010

Beverley Literature Festival

Storming Performances at Beverley Literature Festival The wild weather in Beverley on Saturday was matched by some equally energetic performances over the first weekend of the Beverley Literature Festival as writer after writer took their audiences by storm in what has been some of the most exciting days in the festival’s eight year history. Iain Banks riffed on his new novel with the energy of a man possessed by genius. …

October 6, 2009

Beverley Literature Festival 2009

September 21, 2009

The Funniest Festival to date the Beverley Literature Festival 2009 09, 1-11 OCTOBER You’ve heard of laugh-out-loud books – well here’s a laugh-out-loud festival! Forget hushed rooms and reverent conversation, this year’s Beverley Literature Festival will have audiences rolling in the aisles – well, almost. We’ve the dry and incisive political wit of Francis Wheen from the News Quiz and Private Eye; and that grumpiest of Grumpy Old Men, Will…