About Off the Shelf
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 include 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 see the full programme here.
You can also download a pdf brochure from the Programme page.
We do hope that you will be able to enjoy an Off the Shelf event this year.
The Festival is organised by Sheffield Events Team – Sheffield City Council
Festival Managers - Maria de Souza, Su Walker and Lesley Webster
Festival Administration - Michelle Taylor-Steer
Festival Bookseller - Rhyme and Reason
Tel: 0114 273 4400 / 273 4716