|LitFest 2012....The biggest and busiest yet!
This year’s LitFest programme is our busiest yet, with more authors, more events, more new elements. We’ve had to take on more rooms to fit everything in – and even build a new venue! There’s masses on offer, so click through for a tour of the 2012 Main Programme.
Opening Night on Tuesday 6 March will feature Irish radio and television star Terry Wogan and a wonderful line up of leading international poets Imtiaz Dharker, John Agard, Yang Lian and Daljit Nagra, on stage in the stunning Al Mamzar Theatre. Click through for wit, warmth and magical poetry performances.
Wednesday 7 March marks a new chapter for Emirates LitFest – Heritage Night. Two top authors, David Nicholls and Mourid Barghouti, will appear in a brand new, specially-built venue at Dubai Festival City, along with music, dance and food. Click through to find out more about a memorable cultural encounter.
The full programme for children and young adults is now online. From Kes Gray’s fizzing fun and Tim Bowler’s psychological thrillers to returning Festival favourites Jacqueline Wilson and Darren Shan there’s something in here for everyone. Click through for laughter and adventure for all ages
|Our phenomenally popular workshops and masterclasses are back, with leading writers, illustrators and tutors offering practical tips on success and sharing personal insights. Spaces are strictly limited and tickets will sell out fast! Click through to learn more.