More authors announced, and money off, at the Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival

Posted 9 Aug 2017 by Ian Anstice in Latest Libraries News

New authors announced for Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival, plus 25% discount until end of August

Terry Waite CBE, Alan Johnson and Mandasue Heller join a line-up which also includes talk show legend Sir Michael Parkinson, comedian and novelist Jenny Eclair and Manchester poet Tony Walsh aka Longfella. See this article for more details.

2017-06-28-lit-festThe 7 day festival in October 2017 will include humanitarian and author Terry Waite CBE, former Home Secretary and MP Alan Johnson, along with one of the UK's best loved crime writers, Mandasue Heller.

This year there are nearly 40 events in 13 venues from 17 to 23 October 2017 during the festival organised by Rochdale Borough Council plus preview events from September 2017.

In addition, there is an early bird discount of 25% on all tickets purchased before 4pm on 31 August. 

All the details are of course on the festival website.


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