Cheltenham – What’s On

15th June 2024


  • Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival – Montpellier Gardens – 21st-23rd June
    A fantastic three day event with cookery demonstrations, wine tastings, live entertainment, food stalls selling hot food from around the world, a beer tent and artisan food producer stalls.
  • Cheltenham Cricket Festival – Cheltenham College, Thirlestaine Road – Various dates between 30th June and 14th July
    Believed to be the longest running continuous Cricket Festival in the UK, this Festival takes place on the iconic and beautiful Cheltenham College Cricket pitch. T20 cricket returns to the Towergate Cheltenham Cricket Festival meaning Gloucestershire will play a traditional County Championship match versus Glamorgan in addition to a record three Vitality Blast matches against Kent Spitfires, Middlesex and Glamorgan. Cheltenham College will also host two Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy matches as Western Storm play Northern Diamonds and The Blaze in a bumper 2024 festival.
  • Jimmy Carr – Laughs Funny – Cheltenham Town Hall – 3rd July
    If you like fast-paced, edgy one-liners then get ready to be happy. Jimmy Carr is going back on tour with his brand-new show ‘Jimmy Carr: Laughs Funny’.
  • Cheltenham Music Festival – Various venues around the town – 6th – 13th July
    Now in its 79th year, this Festival draws some of the finest classical music musicians from around the world. As well as paid for ticketed events there are also free performances in their “about the town” programme. This year’s Festival includes performances by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Clare Hammond, The Chaos String Quartet and the Dunedin Consort, to name just a few.
  • Cluedo 2 – Everyman Theatre – 16th – 20th July
    Following the huge success of the smash hit original play, Cluedo is back with a brand new hilarious whodunit – CLUEDO 2 – The Next Chapter! Set in the swinging 1960s, we meet a host new suspects, a new house, and lot of new bodies, in this all new tale of murder, mystery and secret passageways. The brilliant cast includes West End and TV star Jason Durr, whose numerous credits include leading roles in Heartbeat and Casualty, playing Colonel Mustard.
  • Hairspray – Everyman Theatre – 13th-20th August
    Welcome to the 60s, where everyone’s grooving to a brand-new sound! Enter Tracy Turnblad, with big hair, big heart, and big dreams to dance her way onto national TV. On her journey to become accepted, Tracy befriends Link Larkin the teen idol, Seaweed, Little Innez and Motormouth Maybelle who stand with her to fight intolerance, bigotry and racism as they strive to bring unity to the city of Baltimore. This fun-filled, feel-good show is bursting with show-stopping numbers, dazzling costumes, and dizzying dance-routines that you can’t help but shimmy to!
  • Cheltenham Heritage Open Days – Various Venues – 6th – 15th September
    Every September thousands of volunteers across England organise events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE to explore. The events in Cheltenham range from open buildings – which you can explore either on your own or on an organised tour – to guided walks, talks, exhibitions or even a visit to a hidden gem that usually isn’t open to the public. The events are all free, but tickets must be pre-booked for some events where numbers are limited.
  • Cheltenham Literature Festival – Various Venues – 4th – 13th October
    Cheltenham Literature Festival is the world’s longest-running 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. The Festival will be celebrating its 75th Anniversary 4-13 October 2024.
  • The Showcase – Cheltenham Racecourse – 25th and 26th October
    The Showcase raises the curtain to the 2024/25 Cheltenham season, once again, the thundering hooves, eager participants and excited fans will return to the Home of Jump Racing. The meeting showcases the sport of racing, giving racegoers the chance to learn about different racehorse ownership experiences, as well as special Q&A sessions with racing greats, setting the scene for the drama, history and heroics that will unfold as the season progresses.
  • The November Meeting – Cheltenham Racecourse – 15th – 17th November
    There is something for everyone at the unmissable three-day meeting from Friday 15th Sunday 17th November at the Home of Jump Racing. Off the track, shop till you drop in the Shopping Village, enjoy the craic in the Guinness Village and party in The Centaur after racing.

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