Light Up Cheltenham

Type:Free Event

High Street
GL50 1DB

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Light Up Cheltenham

Opening Times

Light Up Cheltenham 2020 (1 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020)
Monday - Sunday15:30 - 01:00


Road Directions

Click here for all the information you need regarding car parks in Cheltenham. They are situated in various locations 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.

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.

National Express Coaches operate services between many major cities and Cheltenham Spa’s Royal Well bus station (GL50 3PD). 

For more information about travelling to Cheltenham via public transport click here - Getting to Cheltenham.


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Saturday, 1st February 2020 - Sunday, 23rd February 2020

Light up Cheltenham wheelCheltenham Observation Wheel | Light Up CheltenhamAs part of the 2020 Light Up Cheltenham event where more than 30 of the town's buildings will be illuminated in colour, there will be a 35m observation wheel installed in Imperial Gardens. The wheel will be surrounded by floodlit buildings including The Queen's Hotel, The Town Hall, No. 131 The…
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Saturday, 1st February 2020 - Saturday, 1st February 2020

Light Up Cheltenham launch nightLight Up Cheltenham LaunchLight Up Cheltenham is returning for the third year from the 1 - 23 February.  To celebrate the launch of this fabulous annual free event the street theatre drumming group Spark! are returning to dazzle crowds on Saturday 1st February.  
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Saturday, 1st February 2020 - Sunday, 2nd February 2020

Friday, 7th February 2020 - Sunday, 9th February 2020

Friday, 14th February 2020 - Sunday, 16th February 2020

Thursday, 20th February 2020 - Sunday, 23rd February 2020

Light Up Cheltenham Guided toursLight Up Cheltenham Guided ToursLight up Cheltenham returns on the 1st February for a third successive year.  For three weeks 30+ of Cheltenham's landmark buildings will be brilliantly lit to show off their Regency glamour.  For the first time this year we are proud to offer guided tours around the illuminated buildings with…
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Saturday, 1st February 2020 - Sunday, 23rd February 2020

Light Up CheltenhamLight Up your afternoon at John Lewis & Partners CheltenhamTo mark the return of Light Up Cheltenham for 2020, we're inviting you to enjoy a slice of special celebration cake and a coffee at Huffkins on Floor 1 for just £4.95
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Saturday, 1st February 2020 - Saturday, 29th February 2020

Light Up Cheltenham themed cocktails at The Ivy MontpellierTo embrace the spirit of Cheltenham’s much-loved Light Up Cheltenham, The Ivy Montpellier Brasserie has crafted a unique duo of luminous cocktails inspired by some of the city’s very own unique light displays. The bespoke cocktails can be enjoyed inside The Ivy Montpellier’s beautiful, grade 1…
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Saturday, 1st February 2020 - Saturday, 1st February 2020

Sunday, 2nd February 2020 - Sunday, 23rd February 2020

Garden Bar - Light Up CheltenhamLight Up Cocktails at the Garden Bar, Imperial Gardens.
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