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  1. What's On in Cheltenham - Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend
    Our guide to the best Jubilee events in Cheltenham - from street parties to the Jubilee Jam in The Brewery Quarter, the Cheltenham’s Jubilee Picnic & Party in Pittville Park and much more.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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! 

  5. Summer in Cheltenham
    A line up of the 100+ best events taking place over the summer in Cheltenham 2021 including the Big Screen in the Gardens, live music, theatre performances & much more!
  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. May 2022 - What's On Cheltenham Events
    Featuring all the best events in Cheltenham May 2022 including festivals, live music, comedy shows, theatre performances and events during the May half term holidays.
  8. June 2022 - What's On Cheltenham Events
    Featuring all the best events in Cheltenham June 2022 including festivals, live music, comedy shows and theatre performances.
  9. July 2022 - What's On Cheltenham Events
    Featuring all the best events in Cheltenham July 2022 including festivals, live music, comedy shows and theatre performances.
  10. Sandford Park Lido Pool
    Featuring all the best events in Cheltenham August 2022 including festivals, live music, comedy shows and theatre performances.
  11. An animatronic dinosaur on stage

    The Everyman Theatre has a bumper season of family-friendly shows this summer, from The Gruffalo to SIX and Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World...

  12. Wychwood is an annual summer family festival which takes place at Cheltenham Racecourse. Nominated Best Family Festival at the UK Festival Awards, there is so much for all ages to enjoy and take part in. Wychwood Festival 2022 will take place 3 - 5 June.
    1. 3 Jun 20225 Jun 2022
  13. 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
  14. Fresh: Art Fair is an easy and enjoyable way to enjoy over 50 leading UK galleries in one convenient place. Fresh: Art Fair will return to Cheltenham Racecourse 10 to 12 June 2022
    1. 10 Jun 202212 Jun 2022
  15. La Serenissima performing at Cheltenham Music Festival in 2021
    Cheltenham Music Festival returns 8-16 July 2022 with 10 days of star performances and world premieres.
    1. 8 Jul 202216 Jul 2022
  16. The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival will take place 7 - 16 October 2022. Still leading the way in celebrating the written and spoken word, the world’s first literature festival will Read the World, presenting the best new voices in fiction and poetry alongside literary greats and high-profile speakers.
    1. 7 Oct 202216 Oct 2022
  17. Cheltenham Science Festival
    Cheltenham Science Festival is back at full scale for its 20th birthday from 7 - 12 June with six days of spectacular science in Imperial Gardens. Bringing together the UK’s most respected scientists, favourite science communicators, writers, and artists to talk about today’s hottest topics.
    1. 7 Jun 202212 Jun 2022
  18. 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. 29 Jul 202231 Jul 2022
  19. 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. 7 Jul 20229 Jul 2022
  20. 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. 21 Jul 202223 Jul 2022
  21. Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta
    The Cheltenham Balloon Fiesta is a family-friendly event that will be returning to the famous Cheltenham Racecourse for the third time this summer!
    1. 17 Jun 202218 Jun 2022
  22. 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. 19 Jul 20222 Aug 2022
  23. Cheltenham International Film Festival
    The Cheltenham International Film Festival 2022 will feature a programme of new, acclaimed films by emerging filmmakers from all over the world. Screenings will be supported by live conversations with directors, producers and actors.
    1. 23 May 20222 Jun 2022
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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!
  29. 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.

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