A beloved part of North Indian, Pakistani and Deccan culture for over three centuries, the Mushaira was traditionally an intellectual forum for Urdu-speaking poets to share their work, and showcased the best of creativity and self-expression.

An integral part of the Bradford Literature Festival, the Yorkshire Adabee Forum Mushaira has been mesmerising and delighting festival audiences since the very beginning.

Experience this unforgettable event dedicated to the rich cultural heritage of the Urdu language, featuring some of today’s most talented and innovative Urdu-speaking poets. The event is accompanied by a delicious dinner and live music.