Headingley LitFest 2011

Booker Prize winner Ben Okri will be appearing at this year’s Headingley LitFest, which includes a host of other events and exhibitions in a programme that aims to offer something for everyone.

Best known for his novel The Famished Road, Ben Okri  is one of the most acclaimed African writers within the postcolonial tradition.  He will be reading from his work and answering questions at the festival on Saturday 26 March.

The programme also includes talks, cookery demonstrations, poetry reading , a  film screening, music, dance and performance.

Now in its fourth year, the festival runs from 14-28 March and takes place in various venues throughout Headingley.  It operates under the wing of Headingley Network, a community organisation which works to improve the environment and facilities for the local community.

See the programme for full details.

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