Welcome to the John Hewitt Society
The John Hewitt Society provides opportunities for individuals across Northern Ireland to explore issues of difference and identity through literature and creative writing. The Society was established in 1987 to promote Hewitt’s ethos of utilising literature and the arts as a medium for tackling prejudice, exclusive concepts of identity, and sectarian hostility.
The City Chapter Libraries Network Armagh in association with the John Hewitt Society invites you to a Poetry Reading to celebrate NATIONAL POETRY DAY with poets RUTH CARR and IGGY McGOVERN. Thursday 5 October 2023 7.30pm Cardinal Ó Fiaich Memorial Library 15 Moy Road, Armagh BT61 7LY. Ruth Carr is … Read more
The John Hewitt Society presents… JOHN HEWITT’S BIRTHDAY READING with Grace Wells, Deirdre Cartmill & Maria McManus Date: Wednesday 25th October 2023 Time: 8.00pm Venue: The John Hewitt Bar, Donegall Street, Belfast. Tickets: £8 & £7 (Conc.) Book online here… Box Office: +44 (0) 28 9024 6609, call into Visit … Read more
The John Hewitt Society presents… GALLERY GOES TO THE HEWITT Join us for an evening of poetry readings with Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Kevin Graham and Molly Twomey. Date: Wednesday 1st November 2023 Time: 8.00pm Venue: The John Hewitt Bar, Donegall Street, Belfast. Tickets: £8 & £7 (Conc.) Book online here… … Read more
Applications for ABC Council resident sponsored bursary awards are now open. Deadline Friday 16 June at 4pm. These bursary awards allow Council residents to attend all the JHISS events, workshops and activities between Monday 24 July and Friday 28 July 2023, 9.45am – 10.30pm daily. If your postcode is … Read more