Ilkley Literature Festival 2022

About

The North’s liveliest, most prestigious Literature Festival returns for another phenomenal event in 2022. Ilkley has been home to the annual book festival for almost half a decade. Founded in 1973, it’s the North’s longest-running literary event, loved by writers, readers and publishers alike for its warm welcome and wide-ranging programming.

This year’s festival offers more than 90 in-person and digital events. Talks and workshops are occuring across Ilkley and will be hosted at All Saints’ Church, Ilkley Grammar School, Ilkley Playhouse and King’s Hall.

Headline acts announced include actor, co-creator of Gavin & Stacey and author, Ruth Jones, Ardal O’Hanlon, star of iconic TV comedy series, Father Ted, festival favourite Gyles Brandreth and Malorie Blackman.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Various prices depending on the event.

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Map & Directions

Ilkley Literature Festival

Type:Festival

Ilkley, West Yorkshire
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Tel01943 816714

Opening Times

Season (7 Oct 2022 - 23 Oct 2022)

What's Nearby

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  3. Behind the Flying Duck pub is an old barn that has been restored into a micro-brewery and…

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  4. Situated within the beautiful surroundings of the Wharfe Valley, one of Ilkley's oldest…

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  2. Riverside Gardens is a popular place for families to relax and enjoy the surroundings.

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  4. The River Wharfe is an ideal place for a walk or stroll and is popular for fly fishing. …

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  5. White Wells Spa Baths situated high on Ilkley Moor, take to the waters or drop in for a…

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  6. Ilkley Moor is the perfect place not only to appreciate the panoramic views, but to also…

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  7. High on Ilkley Moor the Cow and Calf Rocks are a large rock formation consisting of an…

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  8. Middleton Woods is a popular favourite throughout the year.

    1.04 miles away
  9. National Trust owned historic house, garden, shop and tea-room. This award winning…

    4.16 miles away
  10. Prince of Wales Park near Bingley has a variety of footpaths through wooded grounds, with…

    4.75 miles away
  11. An 18th century engineering masterpiece, the Five Rise Locks are one of the 'seven…

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