By KLTV Newsdesk –
The much-anticipated Bradford Literature Festival is set to kick off, running from Friday, 23rd June until Sunday, 2nd July, promising an exciting lineup of approximately 500 events.
This annual cultural extravaganza showcases a diverse range of topics and activities, catering to a broad audience. From comedy to qawwali, Bollywood to the Brontes, and science to sports, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
The star-studded lineup of guests includes Sir Lenny Henry, Sir Michael Palin, Val McDermid, and even the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
Additionally, the festival will have events on food, fantasy, faith, fiction, film screenings and even present a series of free family fun days in City Park.
Invitation to All
To ensure inclusivity and accessibility for all, the festival organizers are extending an invitation to arts, culture, and community groups in Kirklees, as well as various projects such as ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages), faith-based initiatives, older women’s groups, reading and writing groups, arts collectives, and sport and wellbeing organizations, regardless of their formal status.
These groups are encouraged to register with the festival, even if they are not officially incorporated.
Upon registration, each group will receive a unique code, enabling their members to book free festival tickets.
To request a code for a specific group, interested parties are asked to provide the following details:
- Group/Project name
- Purpose of the group
- Number of active members
- Key postcode areas where members are based
- Main contact person for the group
- Postcode of the primary contact person
- Email address
- Mobile number
To extend the festival’s reach, individuals affiliated with other community groups or projects or those aware of such groups that would benefit from free festival tickets are encouraged to get in touch and share the relevant information.
Furthermore, the Bradford Literature Festival would like to highlight its Ethical Ticketing Policy, which aims to ensure that the festival remains accessible to all members of society.
Under this policy, senior citizens, refugees and asylum seekers, individuals receiving disability benefits or other forms of support, full-time students, individuals residing in social housing, and those on any government benefit (including tax credits or universal credit) can book free tickets.
Additionally, free tickets can be made available to teachers. Further information on the Ethical Ticketing Policy and how to benefit from the scheme can be found on the Bradford Literature Festival website.
For more information about the Bradford Literature Festival, including the complete schedule of events, registration for community groups, and details about the Ethical Ticketing Policy, please visit the official website: https://www.bradfordlitfest.co.uk/