Cheltenham Literature Festival coming soon
About the Festival
Cheltenham Literature Festival is the world’s first literature Festival, leading the way in celebrating the written and spoken word, presenting the best new voices in fiction and poetry alongside literary greats and high-profile speakers.
The impressive 10 day programme is a mixture of ticketed events, free family activities and events and fringe events scattered throughout the regency town.
Check out the 2022 programme.
Literature for Schools
Our highly-anticipated Literature for Schools programme has been announced. Browse the brochures and start planning your visit now.
Pre-order your Festival brochure
"For book lovers everywhere, The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival is the only place to be each autumn. The Festival returns from 7-16 October 2022, welcoming the world’s greatest writers and thinkers to Cheltenham."