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Hillsborough Festival of Literature and Ideas

Founded by The John Hewitt Society, the festival team have worked with local groups to ensure that community involvement is at the centre of this event, with participation and support from the Village Centre, Historic Royal Palaces, churches, bars and local retailers.


The three-day book festival promises to provide visitors and residents with a new perspective on the picturesque Georgian village with more than 30 events taking place throughout the village including poetry, prose, music, fi­lm and talks plus events for families and young people.



To view the full programme and book tickets, please visit

Opening times

Happening on:

Friday 26/04/2019

Saturday 27/04/2019

Sunday 28/04/2019

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Event / Lectures and talks

Hillsborough Festival of Literature and Ideas

John Hewitt 51 Donegall Street

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