Tag: Cheltenham

Barberous Flash Fiction & much more at Lit Crawl 2016

This Saturday night, 8th October, #cheltlitfest hits the streets with its very first Lit Crawl – a melting pot of words and music hosted in some surprising places. Created in San Francisco in 2004, Lit Crawl blends a…

Creative Writing Society Quiz Night!

The Creative Writing Society is back and relaunching with a fun quiz at Smokey Joe’s Cafe tomorrow, Tuesday 27th October. Join your hosts, Mathias and Alice, for five rounds of fun, from 7pm-10pm. Entry is just £1 per head, so…

How to land a book deal worth millions

You know how we’re always saying that nobody gets rich through writing fiction? Well, once in a while someone does. This year, that someone is publishing sensation Chloé J. Esposito. If this is the first time you’ve heard…

Buzzwords Poetry Event Featuring UoG Alumni Dan Sluman

For those who are eager for poetry and can’t wait for the huge line-up of great events at next week’s Cheltenham Poetry Festival (see our previous post, and get with it!) then a brilliant warm-up event is taking…

The 2016 Cheltenham Poetry Festival, Featuring UoG Staff, Students, and Alumni!

There are so many amazing events going on in the last few weeks of term we’re going to have to bombard this blog with announcements.  To start with, we wanted to shout about this year’s Cheltenham Poetry Festival,…

Lecturer D.D. Johnston talking at Suffolk Anthology Bookstore this Tuesday 17th November

Cheltenham is lucky to have a lovely new independent bookstore – Suffolk Anthology. Situated in the leafy Suffolks/Montpellier area, Suffolk Anthology is a relaxing spot selling great books and great coffee. Charming and elegant, with a Victorian fireplace…

UoG lecturer Angela France appointed as Cheltenham Poet in Residence

Congratulations to poetry star Angela France who on National Poetry Day was announced as Cheltenham’s new Poet in Residence. It’s the first time Cheltenham has appointed a bard, and they couldn’t have chosen anyone better. Angela is Cheltenham…

New play written by UoG MA students premieres at the Everyman Theatre this Saturday

As part of this weekend’s UoG Fringe, we’re delighted to announce that a few tickets remain for the premiere of Voices from the Forest – a play written collectively by MA students at the University of Gloucestershire. Students Ash Hartridge,…

This is the best thing to ever happen at the University of Gloucestershire or anywhere in the South West or maybe even ever in the world

It’s just five weeks until the start of the UoG Fringe Festival, which is going to be rib-ticklingly, jaw-droppingly, biscuit-crunchingly brilliant. From the 5th-7th of June, Cheltenham will host a weekend of events organised by second-year Creative Writing…