Manchester Literature Festival 2024

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Manchester Literature Festival takes place every year and features some of the most exciting and inspirational writers from across the globe.

The main Festival takes place throughout October and brings some brilliant events to Manchester. Whether you’re into poetry, spoken word or biographies, you’ll find talks from authors, theatre shows and book discussions happening right across the city.

The full programme for Manchester Literature Festival will be announced in early August. However, you can click the ‘book now’ button for details of some events happening this spring.

Plan your visit

St Peter's Square
Greater Manchester,
M2 5PD

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