The Ted Hughes Festival

Title: The Ted Hughes Festival

Location: Mytholmroyd, West Yorkshire, England
Description: The Elmet Trust celebrates Ted Hughes’ connection with the locality he grew up in, which plays such a central role in his poetry. Hughes had a rare gift and a unique voice, both crafted and forged in West Yorkshire. By holding the Ted Hughes Festival in Mytholmroyd and area, the village of Hughes’ upbringing, readings, events and discussions take on a special significance.

Kathleen Jamie will read at this year’s festival.

Learn more here.

Start Date: October 19, 2012
End Date: October 21, 2012

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