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The Off the Shelf Literature Festival

Issue No. 2123

The Off the Shelf Literature Festival features readings by well-known authors, workshops, storytelling, competitions, and literary walks.

The festival is now in its 17th year and features over 150 events.

The programme includes readings by major authors and poets.

It provides a platform for local authors and writers’ groups – as well as organising lots of half term events for children, competitions, along and a few quirky literary events.

Ticket prices are kept as low as possible and many events, particularly in libraries, are free.

The Off the Shelf Literature Festival
Various venues, Sheffield
Until 1 November

Bookmarks, the socialist bookshop, will also be hosting some talks at the event. For more details, see » Meetings and events.

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Tue 14 Oct 2008, 18:24 BST
Issue No. 2123
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