Headingley LitFest 2014

By • Jan 20th, 2014 • Category: Entertainment & events

The theme for 2014 is ‘Surviving’

We have done major research on the Becketts Park wartime hospital project and some of our events, including a drama production will reflect this.

Emily Mayhew will be talking about her book Wounded.

Matthew Headley-Stoppard will put on a special session of Words On Tap at The Chemic.

Plus many LitFest partners from previous years will be returning.

Headingley Lit Fest – The Unfortunate Case of Patrick Bourke
Monday 20th January
2:04 pm to 11:59 pm
HEART Centre at Headingley
In partnership with Irish Arts
llustrated talk: The Famine Irish in Leeds.Between 1841 and 1861 the Irish population of the township of Leeds tripled, from 5,027 to 14,905. The bulk of this community lived in the east end of the town in an area characterised by destitution, poor sanitation, disease and crime.
Claremont Room 8.00pm
Free


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