Janet Lees reads from her prize-winning book, with outstanding guest poets and an OPEN MIC Full details.
Two prestige Festival competitions — your first poetry pamphlet, and Wild poems. More details
Would you consider befriending a bard for our 2020 Festival? More details
Carol Ann Duffy, Poet Laureate 2009-2019, presents an evening of performance and poetry. Full details
Alison Brackenbury “Cheltenham Poetry Festival is a triumph.”
Paul Stephenson “An extensive and rich festival.’“
Calvin Tristan “Utterly impressive—nothing more needs to be said about these folks.”
The Guardian “A poetry party with a healthy dose of anarchy”
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