When: Fri 27 – Sun 29 Apr
More than 30 events including poetry, prose, music, film and talks plus events for families including the Great Hillsborough Book Hunt.
Founded by The John Hewitt Society, the festival team have worked with local groups to ensure that community involvement is at the centre of this event, with participation and support from the Village Centre, Historic Royal Palaces, churches, bars and local retailers.
The literature festival offers more than 30 events taking place throughout the village, with a diverse line-up encompassing poetry, prose, music, film and talks.
The festival also offers a number of events for children and families, including The Great Hillsborough Book Hunt, writing and craft workshops, and Writers in Schools visits in association with Poetry Ireland.
The festival is supported by Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council and is delivered by the team behind the John Hewitt International Summer School, a six-day festival of culture and creativity, taking place 23-28 July 2018 in Armagh.