Cheltenham Literature Festival

Town Hall, Imperial Square & Montpellier Gardens, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1QA



Dates for The Times & The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival 2020: 2 - 11 October 2020.

The world's first literature festival still leads 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, while inspiring over 9, 000 school children with a love of books. All set here in Cheltenham, The Festival Town, with free pop-up events galore and festivities continuing late into the night.

The theme for 2020 is 'Read the World' - continuing the outward-looking focus of the Festival's 70th anniversary celebrations. With the help of expert analysts and big thinkers, it will seek to better understand the world by listening to what writers all over the globe have to say.

Important dates for the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2020...

At the end of June 2020 early names for the Cheltenham Literature Festival will be announced. The full programme announcement will be made in mid August. Tickets normally go on sale in early September. The ten day festival takes place 2 - 11 October 2020.

For more information click here - Cheltenham Literature Festival 2020.

For the best chance of tickets, it's recommended you buy Cheltenham Festivals Membership at www.cheltenhamfestivals.com which gives priority booking. Sign up for the email newsletter at www.cheltenhamfestivals/literature to be kept informed of the latest news.

* Images show some of the speakers who have attended previous Cheltenham Literature Festivals including Hillary Clinton and David Cameron.


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