This year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival runs from 2 – 11 October and features the biggest stars in books, stage, screen, food, comedy, politics, travel, history, art, science plus more. By registering here, you can watch the events online for free.
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To give a taster of what’s on offer there will be:
Fantastic Fiction from Nick Hornby, Dolly Alderton, Tayari Jones, Victoria Hislop, Marilynne Robinson, Elif Shafak, Richard Osman, Edna O’Brien, Anthony Horowitz to name just a few.
Stage and Screen stars Claudia Winkleman, Ruth Jones, Rupert Everett, Caitlin Moran and Ian Hislop.
Exploring our lifestyle, mind and body are Bolu Babalola, Meg Mathews, Candice Brathwaite, Pandora Sykes, Christie Watson, Ravinder Bhogal and Dishoom’s Shamil Thakrar.
Travel and Adventure from Raynor Winn, Ben Fogle, Gavin Francis.
A powerful line-up of current affairs featuring Laura Bates, Hashi Mohamed, Nikesh Shukla, Jess Phillips, Malcolm Gladwell, Bobby Seagull, Ashley ‘Dotty’ Charles, Caleb Femi, Kim Darroch and Leslie Vinjamuri
Poetry and spoken Word from Natalie Haynes, Nikita Gill, Inua Ellams, Bryan Washington and Roger Robinson.
A celebration of classic lit from Sebastian Faulks, Viv Groskop, Marcus Brigstocke,
Art and design from Charley Macksey, Maria MacCormack and Peter Frankopan.
Historical insight from Andrew Marr, Olivette Otele and Ben MacIntrye.
Plus a marvellous multitude of children’s illustrators and authors entertaining tots to teens including Greg James, Lauren Child, Rob Biddulph, Dapo Adeola, Oliver Jeffers, Liz Pichon, Matthew Syed, Simon Farnaby, Humza Arshad, Jasbinder Bilan and Katherine Rundell.