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Cheltenham Science Festival 2018


Cheltenham Town Hall
Imperial Square
GL50 1QA

Tel: 0844 576 2210

Cheltenham Science Festival 2018

Guide Prices

For ticket information and availability visit the Cheltenham Festivals website.


Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Event
  • Repeatable Event

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Opening Times

2018 Festival Series (5 June 2018 - 10 June 2018)


Road Directions

Car parks are situated in various locations around Cheltenham. Cheltenham is likely to be very busy during Festival periods so please make sure you arrive in plenty of time and plan your parking arrangements in advance. If at all possible, use public transport to travel around the town centre. If arriving by car we recommend that you use Cheltenham’s Park & Ride service, this is located at Arle Court (GL51 6SY, near M5 Junction 11) and Cheltenham Racecourse (GL50 4SH). Parking is free, and the service runs every few minutes into the Town Centre; but please note that times vary on Sundays. PLEASE NOTE: Park & Ride services are not operated by Cheltenham Festivals and do not drop off directly at Festival sites.

Public Transport Directions

Cheltenham Spa is well served by CrossCountry trains, including direct services from many mainline stations including Bristol, Manchester, Leeds, York, Sheffield and Edinburgh. The railway station (GL51 8NP) is located approximately 1 mile from the town centre, and local buses depart into Cheltenham town centre every few minutes. Stagecoach run regular services locally and to nearby town and villages – for route maps and timetables, visit National Express Coaches operate services between many major cities and Cheltenham Spa’s Royal Well bus station (GL50 3PD). See the National Express Coaches website for more details.


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