The Ted Hughes Project

The Ted Hughes Poetry Festival

The third Ted Hughes Poetry Festival took place over the weekend of 23-25 June 2017 with a varied and exciting programme of events in and around Mexborough, including readings and performances from award-winning poets Simon Armitage, Vahni Capildeo and Linton Kwesi Johnson. Click here to view a selection of photographs from each of the festival events.

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  • The Ted Hughes Poetry Festival is the liveliest poetry festival in the UK. It arises from the community, embraces the community, and takes them to other worlds.

    Professor David Morley

  • An all-embracing celebration of community, poetry and art, with a fun, engaging approach

    Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership