October events: Enjoy the beauty of words at the Cheltenham Literature Festival
The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival, one of four main Cheltenham Festivals, is one of the longest running literature festivals in the world.
For ten days in October, Cheltenham is transformed into a literary lover's dream as over 600 of the world's finest writers, actors, politicians and poets celebrate the joy of the written word.
Alongside a programme of nearly 500 debates, interviews and workshops, expect plenty of activities for young and old alike. Established in 1949, The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival is one of the oldest literary events in the world - and with a feast of superstar speakers from award-winning novelists to Hollywood legends, in an unrivaled setting at the heart of Cheltenham, it's certainly one of the most fun!
With speakers including Richard Osman, Joe Wicks, Jacqueline Wilson, Jed Mercurio and David Harewood, there's something on offer for everyone. Head online now to book your tickets!