2016 will see the first ever Burnley Literary Festival being held across Burnley town centre.
The Festival will feature an exciting programme of workshops, talks, readings, performances, masterclasses, open-mic sessions and more across the themes of books & reading; poetry, performance & drama; culture; and film.
This fantastic family focused 10 day event will run during October half term, from Saturday 29th October to Monday 7th November.
There will be something for everyone, with bestselling authors, storytelling, poetry, community theatre, street performances, crafts, music, a tea party, film showings and reading groups.
Sessions will be free or low cost to encourage everyone to get involved.
The detailed programme will be revealed soon. Watch this space for updates and details of how to book your place.
Check out the website for more details.