22nd Mar — 29th Mar

Two great Sunday’s packed full of activities, readings, music and more as part of Huddersfield Literature Festival 2020 line up.

Lindley Children’s Book Shop and Magic Rock present Recycle: Mother Nature.

An afternoon of art workshops and storytelling, with plenty of children’s books to buy, all based upon an environmental theme.

Storytelling: Craig Bradley aka That Poetry Bloke
is a local performance poet. Words that you might associate with him are wacky, mad, hilarious, bonkers. Craig will be bringing his fun, inspiring and interactive poetry.

Workshops: Alice Bradshaw – Cap Stories
Cap Stories is a rubbish art project collecting local stories and rubbish. Artist Alice Bradshaw illustrates collected stories inside recycled bottle caps and also runs workshops facilitating the capturing of stories through illustration and recycling. Working in collaboration with Magic Rock for Huddersfield Literature Festival 2020; Alice will be running a family-friendly ‘Cap Stories’ workshop inspired by local litter picks and collected stories. Join Alice to capture your own Cap Story. Materials provided (extra caps welcome!)

Bottlecap ‘drop off’ points will be situated at Lindley Children’s Bookshop and Magic Rock Tap (HD1)

Sunday 22nd March / 2pm – 6pm / Free
Magic Rock Tap, Willow Lane, Huddersfield, HD1 5EB

A late afternoon with – Dave Haslam, Pete Wylie, Paul Hanley, Graham Duff, and LIINES.

DJ/writer Dave Haslam presents an afternoon and evening of music, talk, books, and DJing. He’ll be discussing his own work as a DJ, and author of numerous books; talking to ex-Fall drummer Paul Hanley (3pm) about Hanley’s new book ‘Have A Bleedin Guess: the story of Hex Enduction Hour’; and, at 430pm, discussing Joy Division, the thrill of live music, writing comedy, and Courtney Love with Graham Duff (actor, writer, and author of ‘Foreground Music: A Life in 15 Gigs’).

At 5.30pm Pete Wylie of the Mighty Wah will share stories and a short, exclusive acoustic set of live songs. From 6.30pm, Dave Haslam will be on the decks, with special guest DJs the much-talked about Manchester post-punk trio LIINES.

Sunday 29th March / 3pm – 9pm / Free
Magic Rock Tap, Willow Lane, Huddersfield, HD1 5EB


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