John O'Connor Writing School and Literary Arts Festival

Armagh's most historic buildings host three days of unique events and classes celebrating the art of writing in all its forms

Festival Details


Thursday, 03 November 2016 to Sunday, 06 November 2016

The inaugural John O’Connor Writing School and Literary Arts Festival will be hosted in some of Armagh’s most historic, graceful and inspiring buildings including the magnificent Georgian Armagh Public Library, the Market Street Library, the Market Place Theatre, the Charlemont Arms Hotel and upstairs at Armagh County Museum.

The writing school in John O’Connor’s name is intended to mark the rediscovery of his highly acclaimed novel, Come Day Go Day and to involve people in the art of writing fiction, creative non-fiction and commercial communications. The three days promise to offer a unique mix of arts events, writing courses and Masterclasses which will provide something for everyone.

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