About the Festival

Cheltenham Poetry Festival management team is led by Founder and CEO Anna Saunders, co director Robin Gilbert and supported by Howard Timms and Ross Cogan.

Howard Timms is Box Office Manager.
Festival sponsors who provide vital funding and venues include Arts Council England, Cheltenham Borough Council, University of Gloucestershire, and Lodders Solicitors.
Patrons and Friends of the festival support festival activity as donors and/or volunteers.