This year's Spring Festival takes place on Friday 10th & Saturday 11th May 2013 at Carnlough’s Londonderry Arms Hotel on the Antrim coast.
This, the eleventh John Hewitt Spring Festival, offers an exciting day of literature and the arts with Ronan Bennett, Louise Doughty, Sarfraz Manzoor, Kim Lenaghan, Cherry Smyth, Kenneth Irvine, Michael McKimm, Elaine Gaston, Heather Newcombe, Cahal Dallat and Anne-Marie Fyfe.
The theme for this year's Spring Festival and Summer School is "Living Among Strangers".
Full Spring Festival programme (Friday 10th & Saturday 11th May 2013):
Friday 10th May 2013:
7:00pm - Creative Writing Workshop - Cherry Smyth
Saturday 11th May 2013:
2:30pm Race, Religion, Rock ’n ’Roll: Sarfraz Manzoor in conversation with C.L. Dallat
4:30pm Local Poets: Cherry Smyth, Heather Newcombe, Elaine Gaston and Michael McKimm
8:30pm Living Among Strangers: Ronan Bennett and Louise Doughty introduced by Anne-Marie Fyfe