Humber Mouth Festival - Hull's Literature Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Literary
Location of Festival Hull, Kingston upon Hull, England
Festival Contact Information

Festival office:
City Arts Unit
Hull City Council
4th Floor
Kingston House
Bond Street

Festival Description

Humber Mouth is Hull’s biggest festival, attracting major writers and artists to the city over a sixteen day period. The festival has welcomed feminist icon Germaine Greer, the controversial MP George Galloway, Orange Prize winner Lionel Shriver, best selling novelists Jonathan Coe and Louis de Bernieres, radical journalist John Pilger and psychotherapist Susie Orbach. Poets participating in the events have included—Ian Duhig, Carol Rumens and David Wheatley. Additional events and workshops are part of the program that includes young people, and “Special Commissions” and installations and art projects which have text and language as their focus.

Festival Dates June 25 - July 10, 2011
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