Thursday, 30 May 2013

They're here!

The Festival brochures have arrived today and are looking great! They'll be delivered across the University campus and across York within the next couple of days. 

Tuesday, 28 May 2013

Busy busy busy...

Just booking train tickets for the speakers...just 13 days to go!

Sunday, 26 May 2013

Seamus Heaney

We're really looking forward to hearing Seamus Heaney speak on 26 June at 7.30pm in Central Hall. Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995 and one of the world's most well-known living poets, he's one not to miss.  Grab your tickets now!

Seamus Heaney

Writers and authors

Just some of the authors who will be coming to this year's Festival. Some of them are at our fantastic New Writers Day on 15 June, including Granta Magazine Great Young British Novelist winners.

Photo by Will Haydon

Less than 3 weeks to go...

Welcome to the York Festival of Ideas blog! We'll be posting regular updates from the Events Office and from the Festival itself. The Festival website was launched earlier this week and the excitement is building! Do check out our website, follow us on Twitter or Facebook and we hope to see you at some of our events at this year's Festival.