Authors at the Armouries 2024

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Armouries Drive, Leeds, LS10 1LT


Leeds Inspired

Authors at the Armouries 2024

7th June 2024 - 8th June 2024

One of Yorkshire’s Biggest Book Festivals

Come and meet over 100 authors in the heart of vibrant Leeds and enjoy an unforgettable weekend. This is your chance to buy signed books, chat to authors about their craft AND party the night away with them, too. A must-attend occasion for book lovers of all genres!

Our location Leeds Dock benefits from all amenities including a hotel on site, restaurants, bars and the world-renowned Royal Armouries Museum itself which is free to visit. Our various function rooms are dotted around the Armouries campus.


Friday June 7th, 7pm to 11pm: Friday evening meet and greet in the Pearl Suite

Two-course hot buffet + Harpist and Singer while you mingle
Mini signing with our sponsors – Adaline Winters, Kylie Kent, Tracie Delaney, Heather G Harris, Anna-Maria Athanasiou and Liz Cain.
Talks/panels & Q&As with authors – check our socials for who is taking part!
The Excelsior Package includes M&G entrance (but separate tickets are now also available)

Saturday June 8th, 10am to 5pm: Epic literary exhibition in New Dock Hall

Pick up pre-ordered books from your favourite authors or buy signed copies on the day
Authors are very happy to chat and talk about anything book related!
VIP early entry is from 10am to 5pm (this ticket includes a bumper swag bag)
General Admission is from 11.30am to 5pm

Saturday June 8th, 7.30pm to 1am: Mind-Boggling Multiverse Ball & Dinner in Armouries Hall

Our MULTIVERSE BALL is your chance to dress how ever you like and embrace the chaos as we descend on Leeds in all our splendour. Come dressed as your favourite fictional character from ANY book/TV show/film and wow us with your creativity and individuality. Embrace your inner geek or simply come dressed as that waitress/bartender/serial killer you fell in love with. It’ll make for interesting conversation! You will enjoy a complimentary drink and a delicious three-course meal, plus disco through to 1am.

*The venue caters to all DIETARY REQUIREMENTS

*Line-up subject to change, life happens!