Lit/Up Bridlington

“I’ve heard more great readings in the last two days here than I have in the last year.”
Imtiaz Dharker, winner of The Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry 2014



The Festival

Bridlington Poetry Festival will take place 14 – 16 October 2016 in the inspirational setting of Sewerby Hall and Gardens, one of the East Riding’s most beautiful country houses. Under the artistic direction of Antony Dunn, the festival has a unique character and visitors return year on year to hear the very best in contemporary poetry in this, one of the friendliest and best poetry festivals in the UK.