Past events

SCAFFOLDING and THE ORANGE ROOM: Lauren Elkin & Rosie Price in conversation

17:30 - 19:00 10 July 2024

We're delighted to be hosting the Manchester launch of Lauren Elkin's SCAFFOLDING and Rosie Price's...

Writing for Wellbeing (Festival of Libraries 2024)

10:00 - 12:00 15 June 2024

Expressing yourself and crafting an object have long been studied and considered a way to relieve st...

Writing for Wellbeing (Festival of Libraries 2024)

12:00 - 14:00 14 June 2024

Expressing yourself and crafting an object have long been studied and considered a way to relieve st...

Writing for Wellbeing (Festival of Libraries 2024)

17:00 - 18:50 13 June 2024

Expressing yourself and crafting an object have long been studied and considered a way to relieve st...

Olivia Laing: The Garden Against Time

10 May - 15 July 2024

‘A garden is a time capsule, as well as a portal out of time.’ In her compelling new work of no...

SEAGLASS - Kathryn Tann in conversation with Horatio Clare

17:30 - 19:00 9 May 2024

We're delighted to be working with Blackwells Book Store Manchester to host the launch of Kathryn Ta...

David Nicholls in Conversation

22 April - 15 July 2024

A welcome return to Manchester Literature Festival for one of the UK’s best loved authors. David N...

LITERATURE LIVE! Nicolas Padamsee and Keiran Goddard in conversation

17:30 - 19:00 15 April 2024

We're delighted to be working with the Blackwells Book Store to host Nicolas Padamsee and Keiran God...

Percival Everett in Conversation

10 April - 15 July 2024

With my pencil, I wrote myself into being.’ In James, Percival Everett’s thrilling retelling of...

LITERATURE LIVE! Martina Evans and Declan Ryan in conversation

17:30 - 19:00 8 April 2024

We're partnering with Blackwell's bookshop Manchester to host Martina Evans and Declan Ryan as part...