NEW RESPONSES TO THE BRONTËS (2016)
BEVERLEY LIT FEST | ILKLEY LITERATURE FESTIVAL | OFF THE SHELF
To mark the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth and the start of the Brontë 200 celebrations Beverley Literature Festival, Ilkley Literature Festival and Off the Shelf Festival of Words have commissioned three writers to produce new work inspired by the literary siblings. Guardian First Book Prize Winner Andrew McMillan, singer/ songwriter Nat Johnson and acclaimed playwright Zodwa Nyoni will each create a new piece of work in response to a different family member, to be performed at a showcase event that will tour the three festivals in October.
Friday 14 October 2016, Off the Shelf Festival
Saturday 15 October 2016, Ilkley Playhouse
Tuesday 18 October 2016, Beverley Literature Festival