Andrew Motion reading Ilkley Literature Festival

Andrew Motion

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 19:30 Clarke Foley Centre, Cunliffe Road, Town Centre, Ilkley LS29 9DZ

About the event

Andrew Motion: Return to Treasure Island, Ilkley Literature Festival. Late one night, a mysterious girl arrives on the river with a request from her father – Long John Silver… The former Poet Laureate introduces his eagerly awaited take on Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island, featuring a cast of noble seamen, murderous pirates and tales of love, valour and terrible cruelty. The event also includes readings from Motion’s latest poetry collection, The Cinder Path. Adults and age 14+. Tickets: £12/£10. For more information or to book tickets visit