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Derbyshire Literature Festival 

Friday 8 to Sunday 17 May 2015

A major event in Derbyshire Libraries, the Festival is a packed 10 days with over 50 events taking place across the county.

The line up includes writers Matt Haig, Kate Williams, Richard Benson, Sathnam Sanghera, Cath Staincliffe, Robert Shore and Jill Dawson.

As part of the Made in Derbyshire (opens in a new window) celebrations, the Festival features Dennis Skinner MP, Helen Mort Derbyshire Poet Laureate, Christine Robinson, housekeeper at Chatsworth House, folk group Mills and Chimneys and many more.

There are free craft activities for families and children, with children's authors Jonathan Emmett, Kerstin Morrison, Abi Burlingham and poet Mark Gywnne Jones.

Copies of the Festival brochure will be available in Derbyshire libraries or download the pdf version from this page.

Tickets can either be booked online or obtained at any Derbyshire library from Monday 30 March.

Don't forget you can borrow books by Festival authors from Derbyshire Libraries.

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