Bookmarked: Morley Literature Festival

The programme for the 7th Morley Literature Festival has been announced.

The 10 day festival runs from 6-14 October and is packed full of talks, music, art and family events.

A host of authors including Polly Toynbee, A.L. Kennedy, Val McDermid, Peter Hook, Gavin Esler and Stuart Maconie will headline the event. All children’s events are free.

Full details are available now online at

Festival Director Jenny Harris said:

“We hope there is something for every kind of reader in the festival – whether you’re into sport, sagas or comic books!  The festival is going from strength to strength and putting Morley on the map nationally with its accessible programme and welcoming audiences.”