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  1. "Book festivals improve our world"

    Tuesday 2 July 2024
    Book festivals improve our world.Collectively over the past year, our nine book festivals in the UK have issued 464,000 tickets, sold over £1.5m-worth of books, engaged 64,000 school pupils in free activities, offered 99,000 free or…
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  2. FameLab UK back with a bang at Cheltenham Science Festival 2024

    Tuesday 25 June 2024
    On Friday 7 June 2024, at Parabola Arts Centre during Cheltenham Science Festival, eight of the best science communicators from across the UK vied for the title of FameLab UK Champion in front of a live audience. FameLab is the largest…
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  3. An update on our funding

    Wednesday 5 June 2024
    We are saddened to announce that Baillie Gifford have decided to end their partnership with Cheltenham Literature Festival. Our full statement is below. Culture and literature are by their nature engaged in the world beyond them. It is not…
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  4. Cheltenham Music Festival Appoints New Artistic Director

    Monday 20 May 2024
    Ahead of a 2024 season that will celebrate among other musical moments the 150th anniversary of fellow Gloucestershire native Gustav Holst, Cheltenham Music Festival is already planning for its future, announcing a new Artistic Director…
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  5. Speakers on Panel with pop up SF

    Cheltenham Science Festival Announces Unmissable 2024 Programme

    Monday 22 April 2024
    Over 200 speakers across a diverse range of professions will appear in over 100 ticketed events including: space scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock, comedian and television presenter Dara Ó Briain, award winning physicist Brian Cox,…
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  6. Jazz Arch with Big Top behind - close up

    Cheltenham Festivals Shortlisted For Three SoGlos Lifestyle Awards

    Thursday 28 March 2024
    The arts organisation has been nominated for Charity of the Year and its Jazz and Literature Festivals have each been separately nominated for Event of the Year in the region’s highest-profile awards for lifestyle and entertainment.
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  7. Cheltenham Music Festival Announces "Sparkling" 2024 Programme

    Monday 11 March 2024
    Cheltenham Music Festival has announced a sparkling line-up for its 79th year. From Saturday 6 July to Saturday 13 July, the Festival will host some of the most exciting names of today’s classical music world. The programme builds on the…
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  8. Access to Music 2024 Conference header image

    Access to Music 2024

    Monday 4 March 2024
    Cheltenham Jazz Festival will this year host the first Access To Music Conference, which will see industry figures gather together to explore the challenges faced by disabled people participating in music and live events.  
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  9. Cheltenham Music Festival 2024

    Monday 4 March 2024
    We are aware of an online article that appeared over the weekend about the future of Cheltenham Music Festival. We were not asked to offer comment on it before publication, and would therefore like to take this opportunity to address the…
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  10. Jack Savoretti and crowd

    Superstar Acts Confirmed for Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2024

    Tuesday 13 February 2024
    Cheltenham’s annual Jazz Festival returns this spring with a stellar line up from across the jazz, blues, pop, soul and R&B spectrumWednesday 1 – Monday May 6 2024 Dionne Warwick • Robert Plant • Sophie Ellis-Bextor • Jack Savoretti •…
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  11. A pink and purple graphic overlayed with a picture of a phone showcasing the Cheltenham Festivals app.

    The Cheltenham Festivals App Is Back

    Monday 12 February 2024
    Get Festival-ready with the 2024 Cheltenham Festivals app - your one stop shop for all things jazz, science, music, literature, Learning and Participation, Talent Development and more.
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  12. BAFTA Young Presenters at The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival 2023

    Friday 24 November 2023
    This year's BAFTA Young Presenter winners recently had their first assignment: The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival. They honed their public speaking skills by introducing writer talks and getting exclusive access to…
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