Cheltenham Literature Festival – Literature For Schools

From Cheltenham Festivals

Resource type: Literature Festival

Price band: £

Key stage: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5

Region(s): England - South West

Cheltenham Literature Festival’s Literature for Schools provides a programme of live author events, workshops and storytelling sessions for primary and secondary schools. This year’s Literature for Schools programme will run from Friday 7th to Sunday 16th October 2022.

The theme for this year’s Festival is Read the World and the packed programme of over 60 events features a diverse and dynamic line-up of authors, poets, illustrators and industry professionals to inspire all young readers. This year’s all-star line-up includes Katya Balen, Rob Biddulph, Emma Carroll, Joseph Coelho, Sarah Crossan, Karl Nova, Struan Murray, S F Said, Nick Sharratt, Nadia Shireen and Jonathan Stroud. See the Literature for Schools brochures for details of all events.

Online booking opens at 0800 on 14th June 2022 via the Literature for Schools website.

Cost: Events £6.50 per pupil.Workshops £7.50 per pupil. (Accompanying adults free).

About Cheltenham Festivals: Cheltenham Festivals is a charity committed to ensuring that everybody can engage in innovative, world-class content across science and the arts. The charity runs a number of Festivals covering literature, music and science as well as year-round outreach programmes.

Further resources:

  • Sign up for the one of three Pre-Festival webinar workshops with Emma Carroll, Katie and Kevin Tsang, and Annabelle Sami. Suitable for KS2. Cost £40 per class.
  • Cheltenham Festivals’ flagship outreach project Reading Teachers = Reading Pupils is a national network of teachers reading groups that enables teachers and their pupils to rediscover the joy of reading all year round.

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