Join Stagshaw poet Linda France to celebrate her recent successes.


The Knucklebone Floor winning the Laurel Prize for best collection of nature or environmental poetry and the Michael Marks Awards Environmental Poet of the Year 2022-23 for Letters to Katłįà.  Linda will be reading a selection of work from these and Startling (Faber & New Writing North 2022), as well as new poems hot off the press.

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Booking Information

  • Priority Booking for Festival Friends opens at 08.00 on Thursday 2nd of March. Tickets go on general sale from Saturday 4th March.
  • Please note that a handling charge of 50p per ticket applies to bookings made in person or over the phone. No handling charges apply to online bookings.
  • Hearing loops are available.  Carers qualify for free ‘essential companion’ tickets. Wheelchair spaces are limited. In all cases, please call the Box Office on 01434 652477 to book (booking fees will not apply).
  • Tickets cannot be refunded but can be exchanged for other Book Festival events.

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