Get in Touch

We would love to hear from you. Please get in touch as below, depending on your query:

Ticket booking

Most tickets are available from the LBT Box Office:; 01484 430 528.

Tickets for Town Hall events can be booked at:; 01484 225 755.

Please keep checking our Diary of Events page for information and links to purchase tickets or book on free events.


General information:

call 01484 943 093

Festival Secretary Cat Lumb:



If you are interested in performing at HLF2018 please complete this proposal form. We typically confirm all performers by November 2018, therefore if your application is accepted we will be in touch before then.  

As usual there will also be opportunities for performers to take part in our Open Mic night and Poetry Slam along with a chance to present at our Pecha Kucha night. Please check our Diary of Events closer to the Festival dates in March to find out more about these. 



Email our Festival Chair, Julia Lilof: for information about volunteering on our committee or as a steward. We welcome volunteers of all abilities from all backgrounds (age 18+).



Email our Festival Director Michelle Hodgson:



Funding Bodies & Sponsors

The Festival is grateful for grant funding from



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Web support: James Suret, Unviersity of Huddersfield

For details of sponsors and other supporters, please see bottom of the page.

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Feedback from performers

    “It is my privilege to be part of this wonderful, warm community of books that is the Huddersfield Literature Festival.” Joanne Harris MBE

    “What an efficient, relaxed and big-hearted Festival. Huddersfield treats its readers and its writers with equal warmth and regard.” Jim Crace

    "So glad the show was such a success - One of my best audiences I have to say." Sunny Ormonde

    “Bringing Polari to Huddersfield Lit Fest was a total pleasure. The performers were all well taken care of, the audience was warm and receptive and we left looking forward to next year. I can't thank the organisers enough for putting on such a great festival.” Paul Burston

    “Thank you again endlessly for such an amazing time and tour, it was fantastic and I've been raving about it." Jamie DeWolf

    “From the moment I arrived in Huddersfield I was welcomed and looked after in every way. The event was packed, with a delightful and engaged audience – top of my list for a return visit.” Helen Lederer