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  1. Escape the Everyday in Cheltenham & Gloucester
    The Festival Town of Cheltenham and the heritage city of Gloucester are only a few miles apart and easily travelled between via public transport. The two Gloucestershire destinations are hidden gems in the South West of England and make the perfect twin-stop weekend break to escape the everyday this summer.
  2. Cheltenham 2022 - Festivals & Major Events Guide
    A guide to Cheltenham 2022 ft. 30+ events inc. Cheltenham Festival, other races at Cheltenham, Cheltenham Festivals 2022 - Jazz, Science, Music, Literature, Music Festivals and many more major events.
  3. A line up of the 100+ best events taking place over the summer in Cheltenham 2022 including festivals, live music, theatre performances, free events & much more!
  4. What's On This Weekend in Cheltenham
    What's On This Weekend in Cheltenham featuring the best local events and things to do in Cheltenham including family events, festivals, sports games and live performances.
  5. Cheltenham Half Marathon

    Our roundup of the best local runs, treks, bike rides and wellbeing events taking place in 2022 guaranteed to help you feel your best again! 

  6. Live performances in Cheltenham 2022
    Our guide to the best live performances in Cheltenham 2022 featuring comedians such as Jimmy Carr & Rob Beckett; music megastars such as UB40 & Paul Weller, plus unmissable theatre shows such as Chicago & Hairspray.
  7. Sandford Park Lido Pool
    Featuring all the best events in Cheltenham August 2022 including festivals, live music, comedy shows and theatre performances.
  8. This summer The Brewery Quarter will be transformed into a mini-Wimbledon, with a big screen showing all the tennis action, deckchairs for you to relax and enjoy the action and mouth-watering Wimbledon inspired menus from some of the restaurants in The Brewery Quarter.
    1. Summer Jam 2019
      Summer Jam 2022: The Lakefest Warmup takes place from 29-13 July and is three jam-packed days of live music and DJs, including Lakefest's firm favourites, such as The Roving Crows, Erica, The Brethren, The Shakes, Lisa Unique, Glastonbury DJ Joei Supernova and DJ Shippers – all of whom promise to get people up on their feet dancing - or at least feet tapping as you sip your drinks sat in the sun!
      1. An ark full of camels, crocodiles and elephants have arrived at Sudeley Castle & Gardens to spread a peaceful message of coexistence with the natural world.
        1. 7 Mar 202230 Oct 2022
      2. La Serenissima performing at Cheltenham Music Festival in 2021
        Cheltenham Music Festival brings nine days of performances and events by leading international artists, new talent and innovators including London Mozart Players, New English Ballet Theatre and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
        1. The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival will take place 7 - 16 October 2022. The world’s first literature Festival, leading the way in celebrating the written and spoken word, presenting the best new voices in fiction and poetry alongside literary greats and high-profile speakers.
          1. 7 Oct 202216 Oct 2022
        2. Cheltenham Paint Festival - Inkie PE Way
          Cheltenham's streets pop with colour thanks to the annual Cheltenham Paint Festival. Watch artists hard at work when the festival returns for the fifth year this summer, 29 - 31 July 2022 and enjoy street art creations year round in The Festival Town!
          1. The multi-award-winning 2000trees festival is a three day extravaganza set in the stunning Cotswold Hills. You’ll get three nights camping, a friendly, intimate atmosphere plus amazing food and locally produced ciders, ales & lagers.
            1. This is a festival for all sport lovers and festival-goers featuring a range of competitions for Rugby, Netball, Dodgeball, Fitness and Juniors Rugby  plus huge line up of talented artists, bands and DJs. The combination of sport and music is a truly unique experience, which is not to be missed.
              1. The Cheltenham Cricket Festival is one of the most loved events in the social and sporting calendar. The idyllic setting of Cheltenham College provides the perfect backdrop for cricket at the height of summer.
                1. Historical Cheltenham free self-guided tour
                  Learn about Cheltenham’s fascinating historical buildings and Regency history as a spa town on this free self-guided tour which features a map of Cheltenham.
                2. Regency Cheltenham cycle trail
                  A review of the Regency Cheltenham cycle trail by local blogger. Find out what it is really like to hire a bike from the Bicycle Hub and follow the Regency bike trail around the beautiful streets, parks and gardens of Cheltenham.
                3. Discover the history and heritage of this attractive Regency Spa Town. Anne is an experienced, locally based professional tourist guide, providing a relaxed and friendly service for people visiting Gloucestershire for leisure, for their holiday or on business. Anne strives to create a unique experience for each group. Her tour guiding service is flexible and itineraries can be tailored to include any specific attractions or interests the group has. Guided tours can be either walking tours around towns and villages or as coach tours.
                  1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
                4. Holst
                  Join a fascinating and fun walking tour around Cheltenham with Blue Badge Tour Guides, Steve and Sean. Tickets can be booked direct through the Visit Cheltenham website.
                  1. 1 Jan 202231 Dec 2022
                5. Stag do in Cheltenham and Gloucester
                  The best stag do ideas for an unforgettable stag weekend with the lads in Cheltenham and Gloucester. From stag night dinner and drinks, sports and activities to unique adventures. There's sure to be something to please every stag and his best mates!
                6. Ladies weekend in Cheltenham & Gloucester
                  30+ activities for an unforgettable ladies weekend in Cheltenham and Gloucester. From stylish afternoon teas and wine tasting; sophisticated dinner and cocktails; relaxing spa breaks and unique adventures. Whatever you choose you’ll be sure to create long lasting memories with your closest female friends.
                7. Breweries & distilleries in Cheltenham & Gloucester
                  If you enjoy a refreshing pint of beer or a sophisticated G&T, Cheltenham and Gloucester’s artisan brewers and distillers produce a wide range of delicious drinks to tempt your taste buds.

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