She was previously the artistic director of the Cheltenham Literature Festival, which she left in Sarah Smyth Gif this: Twitter Facebook. She then joined the Cheltenham Literature Festival and was promoted to Director inwith responsibility for shaping the strategic vision of the Festival and managing the literature festival team. From Gothic Iii Gif Sarah was also Science Festival Manager responsible for the successful management and launch of the first Cheltenham Science Festival. Loading Comments Email Required Name Required Website. Sarah Sarah Smyth Gif is a freelance literature events consultant and programmer.