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Category: Cheltenham Festival of Literature

Cheltenham Literature Festival: free tickets to two special events

The Cheltenham Literature Festival are offering University of Gloucestershire students a limited number of free tickets to the following events:L261: Write Honourable MembersWhat makes a politician put pen to paper and produce a novel? Academics Nicola Allen and […]

  Cheltenham Festival of Literature 29 September 2015  

Laurie Lee celebrated at the Cheltenham Literature Festival

The University of Gloucestershire sponsored lots of Festival events this year. One event in particular goes back a long way for us. The School of Humanities sponsors the annual Laurie Lee Memorial Lecture, which in the past has […]

  Cheltenham Festival of Literature 20 October 2014  

Brave New Worlds at the Cheltenham Literature Festival

‘Brave New Worlds’ is one of several structuring themes of Cheltenham Festival 2014.  Readers and writers explore how ‘new’ worlds are projected and represented, with topics ranging from digital technology, democracy, futures, nature, the environment and architecture to dystopian writing. There’s even […]

  Aldous Huxley 10 October 2014  

From the Festival: Bethany Norris interviews a Festival organiser

Beth Norris, a second-year English Literature student, reports from the Festival.   Madeline Toy is a freelance publicist who lives in Bristol and who also is part of the Cheltenham Literature Festival programming team. I was asked to […]

  Cheltenham Festival of Literature 9 October 2014  

English Literature team scores at the Cheltenham Festival Literary Quiz

    The Spiegeltent.   Professor Shelley Saguaro, Head of School, and Dr Debby Thacker, Subject Group Leader for Literary & Critical Studies took part in the Festival Literary Quiz, as invited guests of the Cheltenham Festival of […]

  Cheltenham Festival of Literature 8 October 2014  

Cheltenham Literature Festival has begun

  Cheltenham Literature Festival, last year. Will it look even better tonight?   We’ve been planning for the Festival for a long time. Our students are there, interviewing people and tweeting the latest action.  Please follow us on […]

  Cheltenham Festival of Literature 3 October 2014  

September the First

Francis Close Hall is coming back to life after the summer break. The virginia creeper’s turning red. We have only sixteen days to go before Induction week. We’re rushing around and enjoying every minute of our favourite month. […]

  Cheltenham Festival of Literature 1 September 2014  

Paula Byrne speaks on Jane Austen at the Laurie Lee Memorial Lecture 2013, Cheltenham Festival of Literature

The annual Laurie Lee Memorial Lecture, sponsored by the School of Humanities, is always a highlight of the Cheltenham Festival of Literature. Last year, the scholar, traveller and Booker prize judge Robert MacFarlane was the distinguished speaker (read […]

  Cheltenham Festival of Literature 20 October 2013