Literary Leicester, 10-13 November 2010
Celebrate the written word at the University of Leicester's third Literary Leicester festival.
Entry to all events is free (except Germaine Greer) but some of the events are ticketed (see box on right for details).
|The Day Before Yesterday: Revisiting Post-War Britain||Wednesday 10 November||6.00pm||yes||yes|
|Grevel Lindop and Matt Merritt read from their poetry (New Walk magazine launch)||Thursday 11 November||6.00pm||yes||yes|
|Alice Oswald reads from her poetry||Thursday 11 November||7.45pm||yes||yes|
|Gordon Campbell and David Crystal discuss the King James Bible||Friday 12 November||6.00pm||yes||yes|
|Joanne Harris||Friday 12 November||8.00pm||yes||yes|
|Winnie the Witch Hat-Making Workshop (1)||Saturday 13 November||12.30pm||yes||yes||yes|
|Dominic Kelly, Storyteller||Saturday 13 November||2.00pm||yes|
|Winnie the Witch Hat-Making Workshop (2)||Saturday 13 November||3.30pm||yes||yes||yes|
|Learn to Sign with Olli!||Saturday 13 November||4.30pm||yes||yes|
|Germaine Greer: Forty Years of Feminism and Fun||Saturday 13 November||7.30pm||£7/£5|
British Sign Language on Saturday afternoon interpretation provided by Leicester-based Action Deafness Books.
NB. The Saturday afternoon events are particularly suitable for children. The remaining events are unsuitable for children below the age of 12.
Between events there is an opportunity to meet the writers, have a book signed, enjoy a tour of the David Wilson Library, grab a bite in the Library Café or browse the shelves of our independent University Bookshop.
- David Wilson Library: Christine Fyfe
- School of English: Holly Furneaux, Catherine Morley, Martin Stannard
This is the third Literary Leicester festival. The websites for the previous events are archived here.