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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Cheltenham Literature Festival Reaffirms Its Place at the Heart of the UK's Cultural Conversation

    Wednesday 15 November 2023
    The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival brought its 74th year to a close on Sunday, October 15, after ten days in the Gloucestershire town that reasserted the place of the world’s longest-running literature festival at…
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  4. School Children Explore the Power and Pleasure of Reading at Cheltenham Festivals Literature for Schools 2023

    Wednesday 31 May 2023
    Arts charity Cheltenham Festivals has announced the 2023 line-up for a dynamic and exciting Literature For Schools programme, which will create spaces in which children can explore the power of literature and ignite their imaginations and…
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  5. Children crowded around doing artwork. Ukrainian flag bunting hangs in the background.

    Ukrainian authors and talent joined us for Ukraine Day at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2022

    Monday 15 May 2023
    At this year's Cheltenham Literature Festival, we proudly stood in solidarity with the people of Ukraine.
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  6. BAFTA Young Presenters

    BAFTA Young Presenters at Cheltenham Literature Festival

    Tuesday 8 November 2022
    At this year's The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival, we were joined by the winners of BAFTA's Young Presenters competition. Jeriah Kibusi, 11 and Maryam Drammeh, 16 recently won in their respective age categories…
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  7. International authors, fresh voices and rock stars delight the crowds at The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival

    Monday 17 October 2022
    Across ten gloriously sunny autumnal days, The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival welcomed the world’s greatest writers and thinkers for an international celebration of the written word. Featuring around 900 speakers…
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  8. Cheltenham Literature Festival 2022 Programme Announcement

    Thursday 4 August 2022
    A M Homes | Amy Jeffs | Anne Enright | Anton Du Beke | Ardal O’Hanlon | Arqam | Asma KhanBonnie Garmus | Bono | Clive Myrie | Caroline O'Donoghue | Charlie Mackesy | Davina McCallChloë Ashby | Chris Patten | Christie Watson | Damon Galgut…
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