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Cheltenham Literature Festival 2023

Posted by Gemma Dillon on 08/21/2023, Category: Article
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Cheltenham Literature Festival is returning this autumn with a star-studded line-up and will feature events on everything from fiction to lifestyle to current affairs. Discover more about the festival.

What is the Cheltenham Literature Festival?

Cheltenham Literature Festival is an annual festival in the town of Cheltenham and covers all things related to literature. There are guest speakers throughout the festival discussing a wide variety of topics such as current affairs, classic literature, lifestyle, and history.

It takes place in October each year; this year Cheltenham Literature Festival is taking place from Friday 6th to Sunday 15th, October, with various events taking place each day.

Tickets are available to the general public from Wednesday 6th September, one month before the festival. Alternatively, you can look into getting yourself a Cheltenham Festival membership. Tickets are bought on an event-by-event basis, so you only pay for the events you want to see. More details about booking your tickets can be found here. You can also look at the What’s on the page for the price per event.

Cheltenham Town Hall picture taken by Visit Cheltenham. Blue Sky. Regency building. Trees.
Photo credit: Visit Cheltenham

What’s on at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2023

Each year covers various topics with celebrity guest speakers making appearances, and this year is no exception. Some of the issues that will be featured include:

  • Fiction
  • Classic literature
  • Food and drink
  • Current affairs
  • Art and design
  • Entertainment
  • Faith
  • History
  • Lifestyle
  • Memoir
  • Nature
  • Psychology
  • Travel and adventure
  • Science
  • Family
  • Poetry and spoken word

As you can see, there are so many topics that there will be something for everyone to enjoy.

Some of the famous guest speakers that you can see include David Mitchell, Jojo Moyes, Brian Cox, Sadiq Khan, Jacqueline Wilson, Nadiya Hussain, and more. Guest speakers come from various backgrounds, so there will be an excellent guest speaker on whichever topic takes your fancy, from comedians in the entertainment programme to best-selling authors in the fiction programme.

Cheltenham Literature Festival Accommodation

With so many exciting events taking place throughout the festival’s ten days, it’s no wonder many visitors book local accommodation to make the most of the festival. Here at Luxury Apartments, we have a variety of properties within central Cheltenham, meaning that the festival is a quick walk away.

Cheltenham Literature Festival 2023 will be an exciting one with something for everyone to enjoy. If you’re looking for other things to do in Cheltenham during your stay, check out this article next.

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Pittville Apartment

2 Bedrooms
2 Bathrooms
Allocated Parking
1022 sq/ft

Wellington Square, Cheltenham, UK

From £135 p/n

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2 Bedrooms
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Allocated Parking
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From £105 p/n

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1 Bedrooms
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