Friday 16 November to Saturday 24 November, The Library

William Holt: Todmorden’s All-or-Nothing Man


Catherine Emberson


Friday 16 November to Saturday 24 November | The Library (during opening hours)


Catherine Emberson, chair of Todmorden Antiquarians, will talk about the life and writing of local author and artist William Holt. William (Billy) Holt was an artist, writer, traveller, broadcaster, inventor and political activist, and is remembered locally as a ‘colourful character’.


An exhibition about the life of William Holt curated by Sheena Ellwood will run in the Library for the duration of the Festival.



Please book a ticket to ensure a place.