The John Hewitt International Summer School 2016

Every year the John Hewitt Society hosts the an entire week of talks, readings, workshops, theatre, performance, art, music and more in one of Northern Ireland’s most in-depth and exciting festivals of arts and culture.

Events can be booked individually by clicking on one of the images below or you can get entry to every event with our great value weekly tickets.

Basic Weekly Ticket

£175

  • Access to All Day Events
  • Access to all evening Events
  • Creative Writing Workshop
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Weekly Ticket Plus

£225

  • Access to all Day events
  • Acces to all evening events
  • Creative Writing Workshop
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Creative Writing Workshops

  • How to Build an Audience and Sell More Books
    How to Build an Audience and Sell More Books
  • Martin Tyrrell Workshop
    Getting Past the Blank Page Workshop with Martin Tyrrell
  • Helen Wright Editing Workshop
    Editing Your Manuscript for Submission Workshop with Helen Wright

Monday 25th July 2016

  • Jack Doherty Waypoint
    Waypoint: Vessels Exhibition

Tuesday 26th July 2016

Wednesday 27th July 2016

Thursday 28th July 2016

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    Patrick Toland on Willoughby Weaving’s WWI Poetry
  • Ciaran Carson
    ‘Gallery Goes’: Ciaran Carson, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Tom French
  • Martina Devlin
    Martina Devlin reads About Sisterland
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    Where were the women when history was made?
  • Percy French
    Percy French: Melodies of Unforgotten Years (Thursday)
  • The man in the woman shoes
    The Man in the Woman's Shoes

Friday 29th July 2016

  • Gerald Dawe
    Hewitt's Republic: John Hewitt's Poetry in the Decade of Commemoration
  • Rita Ann Higgins
    Poetry Reading with Rita Ann Higgins & Grace Wells
  • Donal Ryan
    Donal Ryan Reads A Slanting of the Sun and other works
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    Creative Writing Showcase
  • Chris Agee
    Troubled Belfast - The 7th Annual Irish Pages Lecture
  • Paul Durcan
    An Evening of Poetry with Paul Durcan
  • Percy French
    Percy French: Melodies of Unforgotten Years (Friday)

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    From:

    10am, Monday 25th July 2016

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    To:

    2pm, Saturday 31st Ju 2016

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    Where:

    The Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre
    Market Street
    Armagh City
    Co. Armagh
    BT61 7BW

  • Jack Doherty Waypoint
    Waypoint: Vessels Exhibition