Our programme kicks off in September with online workshops, followed by the LIVE Festival October 7 to October 16.

Whether your students are just beginning to love reading and creating their own tales, are committed readers or aspiring authors, or are considering a career in a related industry, our programme will open minds and inspire creativity.

Take a look inside our brochures for primary schools, secondary schools and home educators below, and start planning now. Booking is now open.

Cheltenham Literature Festival For Schools 2022: Primary Brochure

Thank you for your interest in coming to the Festival. Literature for Schools Primary has now sold out. If you have already completed the primary booking form, a member of the Learning and Participation team will be in touch shortly.

Cheltenham Literature Festival For Schools 2022: Secondary Brochure

Cheltenham Literature Festival For Schools 2022: Home Educators Brochure

Planning your Literature for Schools visit

Whether you're from Primary or Secondary schools or a Home Educator, all the information about booking your visit with Cheltenham Festivals.

RTRP Conference

We also produce an annual reading for pleasure conference at the Cheltenham Literature Festival in October that links to the RTRP programme.

If you would like to be added to the Literature for Schools mailing list, please email education@cheltenhamfestivals.com with your name and full school address to ensure you don’t miss out.