Plunge deep into the minds of phenomenal fantasy writers Rachel Burge (The Twisted Tree), Frances Hardinge (Deeplight) and Steve Feasey (Dark Blade). Enter their imagined worlds with Simon Savidge of Savidge Reads, hear about the myths and legends that inspired them and the enduring allure of gods and monsters.

Booking Information

All children under 12 years must be accompanied by a ticket holding adult. A ticket must be purchased for each person attending, including children under 2 years (unless otherwise indicated).


The Hive

One of our smaller on-site venues, in the heart of Cheltenham, GL50 1UW

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