Whether you're a Wimbledon superfan or your kids are breaking up for summer, July is jam-packed and July in Cheltenham is no exception! Here's our top picks for the month...


Cheltenham Music Festival

Dates: 30 June - 15 July

Locations: Various in Cheltenham

Enhancing our reputation as a Festival Town, Cheltenham Music Festival is of course a July highlight. There is an intensive two-week programme of ticketed events (many with tickets still available) and of course there's a Virtual Reality Orchestra as part of the ...around town events too.

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See more about the ...around town programme


The Gruffalo's Child

Dates: 3 - 5 July

Location: The Everyman Theatre, 7-10 Regent Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1HQ

Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo's sell out tour and his monstrous West End success comes The Gruffalo's Child - with attitude! Just how brave is she? Find out for yourselves at The Everyman Theatre. 

Full event details...

More events at The Everyman Theatre...


Dinosaur World Live!

Dates: 6 - 8 July

Location: The Everyman Theatre, 7-10 Regent Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1HQ

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this interactive new show for all the family. Enjoy the stage show and then wow the kids with a 'live' dinosaur meet and greet!

Full event details...

More events at The Everyman Theatre... 


Midsummer Fiesta

Date: 7 July

Location: Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1UW

The Midsummer Fiesta is a jam-packed, community-focussed, family day out where you can entertain yourselves all day for free. Montpellier Gardens are transformed and offer a plethora of things to do, as well as a live music stage. You can be here for a whole day and not spend a penny, but if you're not on a tight budget, then bring some pounds to spend on th fun fair, the street food, craft market and some super cool activities too...

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2000 Trees Festival

Dates: 12 - 14 July

Location: Upcote Farm, Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 4BL

2000 Trees have spent years building an enviable reputation for as an exceptional music festival. This year, the line-up is exceptional including enter:shikari, At The Drive In and Twin Atlantic. There are still a few tickets available and it really is an incredible three days just outisde Cheltenham...

Event details...

See the full line-up...

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Prescott 80th Anniversary

Date: 14 July

Location: Prescott Hill Climb, Gotherington, Cheltenham, Glos, GL52 9RD

Just outside Cheltenham is the world-famous Prescott Hill Climb, most notable for racing of classic cars including Bugatti. The July meet will celebrate the course's 80th Anniversary by bringing together record-breakers from past years. 

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WW1 Commemoration: Salonika Exhibition

Dates: 15th July onwards

Location: The Holst Birthplace Museum, 4 Clarence Road, Pittville, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2AY

During WW1, Cheltenham's famous son, composer Gustav Holst spent time teaching music to soldiers in Salonika and Constantinople. This story is told through letters, diaries, photographs and archive film as well as a reconstruction of Holst's room. Not only that, but there is a secondary exhibition of 25 letterpress posters printed by artist-printmaker Andy Kinnear, commemorating the 25 soldiers from Cheltenham who died during WW1 in Salonika.

Details of the exhibition...

More on the letterpress posters...


Beyond Cheltenham: Yeovilton Air Show (Royal Navy)

Date: 7 July

Location: RNAS Yeovilton, BA22 8HT

RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day shows off the Maritime Capability and Air Power of the Royal Navy, the British Army, and the Royal Air Force as the services celebrate their centenary year.

Full event details...

Discounted tickets: Save £6 adult and £3 children on gate prices by buying your tickets in advance at Cheltenham Tourist Information Centre, Clarence Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3JT


Beyond Cheltenham: Royal International Air Tattoo

Dates: 13 - 15 July

Location: RAF Fairford, Fairford, Gloucestershire, GL7 4EG

Intense, dramatic, awesome; the Air Tattoo is one of the UK's premier outdoor events, returns this summer on 13-15 July and will be marking a very special occasion in 2018, the centenary of the Royal Air Force.

Full event details...


Summer Holidays...

Of course the end of July is also the start of the dreaded summer holidays, when you have to work out how to keep the kids entertained for six long weeks! Don't worry, we've got you convered with events, activities and things to do...

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Cheltenham Music Festival 2018
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Cheltenham Music Festival 2018

The Cheltenham Music Festival is all about high-calibre performances, magnificent venues and a huge variety of music...

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Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo's sell out tour and his monstrous West End success comes The Gruffalo's Child - with attitude!

Dinosaur World Live!
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Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across unchartered territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs...

Midsummer Fiesta - 7th July 2018
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Midsummer Fiesta - 7th July 2018

Midsummer Fiesta returns in 2018 for another day showcasing the fantastic talents of the diverse communities of Cheltenham. With a multitude of activities from charity stalls to music and dance this is a day for everyone in Cheltenham to enjoy.

2000trees Festival - 12th - 14th July
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2000trees Festival - 12th - 14th July

The multi-award-winning 2000trees festival is a 3 day extravaganza set in the stunning Cotswold Hills...

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To commemorate the 80th anniversary of Prescott Hillclimb the Gloucestershire venue will celebrate this landmark occasion with a special reunion of former hill record holders. The July celebration centres on gathering together as many former hill records holders as possible.

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An exhibition of 25 letterpress posters printed by artist-printmaker Andy Kinnear, commemorating the 25 soldiers from Cheltenham who died during WW1 in Salonika...

WW1 - Gustav Holst’s WW1: With the Salonika Forces
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WW1 - Gustav Holst’s WW1: With the Salonika Forces

An exhibition exploring how Holst taught music to soldiers in Salonika and Constantinople during WW1...

The Royal International Air Tattoo
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The Royal International Air Tattoo

Few events can rival the intensity, drama and spectacle on offer at the world's greatest airshow. The Air Tattoo, one of the UK's premier outdoor events, returns this summer on 13-15 July and will be marking a very special occasion in 2018, the centenary of the Royal Air Force. As well as commemorating the past achievements, we'll also be celebrating the present and helping to inspire the future of the RAF.

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