Welcome to Off the Shelf Festival of Words 2013
12 October – 2 November 2013
Sheffield's Off the Shelf Festival of Words is 22 this year!
The festival has grown into one of the UK’s most popular and exciting events attracting some of the best known names in literature and the media. The festival offers a wide range of events for audiences of all ages including readings, workshops, storytelling, exhibitions, talks, walks, poetry, competitions and more.
Guests this year included Roddy Doyle, Kate Adie, Pam Ayres, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Paul Morley, Simon Armitage, Jackie Kay, Lucy Worsley, Chuck Palahniuk, Walter Mosley, Jung Chang, Sally Gardner, Dan Snow, Steve Peters to name just a few.
You can download a pdf brochure here.
We do hope that you were able to enjoy an Off the Shelf event this year.
“By far and away one of the best festivals in the UK” Clara Wormersley Random House
“One of the most pleasant and enjoyable festivals I have attended – and I’ve been to one or two.” Sir Michael Parkinson
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We are always pleased to hear your views, reviews and ideas. See Contact Us for ways to get in touch.
Rhyme and Reason
Rhyme and Reason will provide bookstalls at festival events. If you are unable to attend an event in person, Rhyme and Reason can organised signed copies for you. Tel. 0114 266 1950 or e-mail email@example.com