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WHAT’S ON AT THE CHELTENHAM TRUST

SEP 2019 - JAN 2020

HUNDREDS OF GREAT EXPERIENCES ACROSS CHELTENHAM


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WHAT’S ON AT THE CHELTENHAM TRUST

HOW TO BOOK TICKETS CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL & PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM To book tickets for events held at Cheltenham Town Hall or Pittville Pump Room, or to find out more:

LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM To book tickets for events held at Leisure at Cheltenham or to find out more:

Web: www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk

Call: 01242 528764

Call: 0844 576 2210* Email: boxoffice@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk Visit: Box Office at Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, GL50 1QA Cheltenham Town Hall Box Office Opening Times: 45 minutes before an event starts

Web: www.leisureatcheltenham.com Email: leisure@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk Visit: Leisure at Cheltenham, Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham, GL50 4RN Leisure at Cheltenham Opening Times: Mon – Thu: 6am – 10pm Fri: 6am – 9.30pm Sat: 8am – 6pm

Mon – Fri: 10am – 5.30pm Sat, Sun & public holidays: Closed. Visit The Wilson to book tickets or for event info. *Charges to 0844 numbers cost 7p per minute, plus your telephone company’s access charge and mobile providers may vary.

Sun: 8am – 7pm Bank holidays: 8am – 8pm Prices are subject to change

Transaction fee of £1.50 per booking when buying online or via phone. Some events listed with a star may be subject to a £1, £1.50 or £2 ticket levy (inc. in price), which goes towards the maintenance and improvement of Cheltenham Town Hall & Pittville Pump Room. Box Office will open 45 mins before an event starts. Times listed are start times. Please arrive in advance of stated time.

THE WILSON ART GALLERY & MUSEUM To book tickets for events held at The Wilson or to find out more:

GREAT SAVINGS FOR GROUP BOOKINGS

Web: www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

Book 10 - 19 seats: save £2 per ticket.

Call: 01242 387488 Email: artgallery@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Book 20 - 39 seats: save £2.50 per ticket + organiser goes free.

Visit: The Wilson, Clarence Street, Cheltenham, GL50 3JT

Book 40+ seats: save £3 per ticket + organiser goes free.

The Wilson Opening Times: Mondays and public holidays: Museum and art gallery closed. The Wilson Shop, the Tourist Information desk and The Wilson Café are open 9.30am – 5.15pm. Tue – Wed: 9.30am – 5.15pm Thu: 9.30am – 7.45pm Fri – Sat: 9.30am – 5.15pm Sun: 11am – 4pm

Look out for the Group Bookings symbol. Applies only to tickets at £12 or more. Exclusions may apply, please check with Cheltenham Town Hall box office for further information.

PRE-PERFORMANCE DINING Delicious pre-performance dining on all events with this symbol. For full details, see www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk Not included in ticket price.

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September 2019 – January 2020

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WELCOME A warm welcome and thank you for your interest in The Cheltenham Trust and our exciting programme of events. This autumn and winter, our iconic and popular venues are offering a broad programme of entertainment, arts and cultural events, from our latest exhibition ‘Misshapes: The Making of Tatty Devine’ to the 2019-20 Cheltenham Concert Series, plus a range of leisure activities for all ages to enjoy.

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As the new CEO, I would be delighted to hear about your experience, what you enjoy and what you would like to see and experience in the future.

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Our stunning venues are also available for weddings, parties, business events and special occasions. We would be delighted to show you around and discuss what we can do to ensure that your event is unique and memorable.

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We look forward to seeing you soon. Laurie Bell CEO The Cheltenham Trust

Cover illustration: Kavel Rafferty www.illustrationweb.com

FIVE ICONIC VENUES Cheltenham Town Hall & Pittville Pump Room A vibrant mix of entertainment and versatile event spaces in two magnificent buildings. Find out what’s on at www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk The Wilson Art Gallery & Museum A rich programme of exhibitions and events continues including our new gallery for young people, ‘World of Wonders’.

Also home to the worldrenowned Designated Arts and Craft Movement collection and a treasure trove of local history. www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

HIRE OUR SPACES For that special occasion, dinner, party, meeting or event. Call 01242 387409 or email venuesales@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Leisure at Cheltenham & Prince of Wales Stadium Offering three swimming pools, gym and 60+ fitness classes on a membership or pay as you go basis. The Prince of Wales Stadium hosts sports and track meetings. For timetables and more visit: www.leisureatcheltenham.com

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An Evening With Jimmy White

Four Centuries of Classical Music

DATE TUESDAY 3 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £22 Join snooker legend Jimmy ‘The Whirlwind’ White in conversation with journalist and BBC radio presenter, Alex Belfield. Jimmy’s stories will be accompanied by on-screen footage of some of his most memorable snooker moments and he’ll answer questions from the audience about his colourful life and career.

DATE THURSDAY 5 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £10 - £25 Four Centuries of Classical Music including such well known pieces as the 'Pathetique' Sonata by Beethoven, Nocturnes by Chopin, Etudes by Liszt and 'The Seasons' by Tchaikovsky. Presented by award-winning pianist, Aleksei Demchenko.

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Andrew Lawrence: Clean DATE SATURDAY 7 SEPTEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £16 AGE OVER 16 Andrew Lawrence, star of BBC's Live at The Apollo and Michael McIntyre’s Roadshow (and UK comedy’s foremost contrarian) takes a break from all the controversy in this new show. No politics. No religion. No smut. No swearing. Just great jokes and good clean fun.

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Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny DATE SUNDAY 8 SEPTEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE SOLD OUT AGE OVER 16 Jimmy Carr returns for another sold out performance on his Terribly Funny tour. Missed out on tickets? Follow @CheltenhamTH on Twitter and Facebook for live updates when new events go on sale and bag tickets before they sell out! 4 September 2019 – January 2020 WWW.CHELTENHAMTOWNHALL.ORG.UK


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Lunchtime Recitals DATE TUESDAYS AS LISTED TIME 1.05PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £5 Laid-back recitals from some of the finest new and established classical musicians. Enjoy a light lunch in the Regency Café from noon – 12.55pm on recital days (not included in the ticket price). For programme and performer details, see the Lunchtime Recitals brochure. 10, 17 and 24 September / 15 and 22 October 5 and 12 November / 3 December

FILM FESTIVAL

Ocean Film Festival World Tour 2019 DATE TUESDAY 10 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £14.50 AGE 12A Calling all ocean lovers! The Ocean Film Festival World Tour is back with a brand new selection of the world’s most captivating ocean films. This carefully curated collection of short films features sublime footage from both above and below the water’s surface, showcasing the spellbinding power and beauty of our oceans.

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Rugby Dinner Of The Year With Martin Johnson DATE WEDNESDAY 11 SEPTEMBER TIME 7PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE FROM £80 Just days before the Rugby World Cup, join England’s World Cup winning captain from 2003 as he recounts what it was like to become the best in the world and looks forward to this year’s tournament. Includes a delicious four course dinner. Tickets from £80, tables of 10 and VIP packages available, book via www.aitchandaitchbee.buzz WWW.CHELTENHAMTOWNHALL.ORG.UK

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Stand Up For Labour DATE THURSDAY 12 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £12 ADVANCED, £15 ON THE DOOR Award-winning comedian and top live act, Patrick Monahan headlines a special comedy night as part of Stand Up For Labour, making its first visit to Cheltenham, having received rave reviews across the country. Book via www.standupforlabour.co.uk

September 2019 – January 2020

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The UK Monsters Of Rock DATE FRIDAY 13 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £26 Combining the feel of a rock festival with the atmosphere of an arena tour - expect fireworks, amazing lighting and exacting attention to detail as the amazing UK Monsters of Rock recreate classic hits from rock gods such as Journey, Aerosmith, Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, Kiss, AC/DC, Van Halen and more!

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Joanne Harris & The Storytime Band

Tommy The Album Live

UK Pink Floyd Experience 2019

DATE FRIDAY 13 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £16.50 Joanne Harris, acclaimed author of ‘Chocolat’ (the awardwinning novel and Hollywood film), and the Storytime band bring you a unique live show, featuring tales from Joanne’s books, image projections and live music. This show is intimate, engaging, quirky and darkly magical, appealing to all ages but especially to lovers of folklore, fantasy and fairytale.

DATE SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £24 The Goldhawks are back by popular demand, following their smash hit Quadrophenia tour, to perform The Who’s iconic album ‘Tommy’ live. Experience this ground-breaking album like never before, as the talented nine-piece band recreate this seminal rock opera backed by amazing projections and spectacular effects.

DATE SUNDAY 15 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25.50 The UK Pink Floyd Experience is back with another outstanding performance of all the best hits. The band is known for authentically recreating the atmosphere of a live Pink Floyd performance, including video projections and a stunning light show. With outstanding musicianship, superb vocals and incredible production, this show is a true celebration of all things Floyd.

6 September 2019 – January 2020 WWW.CHELTENHAMTOWNHALL.ORG.UK


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Tea Dance DATE 16 SEP, 28 OCT, 18 NOV, 16 DEC TIME 2.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £5, CARERS FREE Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy a fun, social afternoon of dancing and live music. Of course, it wouldn’t be a tea dance without the tea and biscuits!

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Ruby Wax: How To Be Human DATE WEDNESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £24 AGE OVER 14 Based on her best-selling book, Ruby’s new show covers evolution, emotions, the body, addictions, sex, relationships and the future. Outrageously witty and smart, blending brilliant comedy and insightful life lessons, this is the show you need to help you upgrade your mind as much as you’ve upgraded your iPhone.

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James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 DATE THURSDAY 19 SEPTEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE SOLD OUT James Acaster returns for another sold out performance on his Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999 tour. Missed out on tickets? Follow @CheltenhamTH on Twitter and Facebook for live updates when new events go on sale and bag tickets before they sell out!

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The Music Of John Williams In Concert DATE FRIDAY 20 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £36, £29.50, £20, £16 Join The Studio Orchestra as they perform music from one of the greatest and most celebrated film composers of all time, John Williams. Expect an unforgettable evening of musical adventure though some of Williams’ most famous and well-loved film scores, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Indiana Jones, Superman, Jaws, E.T. and many more! Early booking advised. WWW.CHELTENHAMTOWNHALL.ORG.UK

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One Night In Dublin

An Evening With Aggers

Howlers Comedy Club

DATE SUNDAY 22 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £24 Join us for One Night in Dublin and be transported to Murphys Pub, where the brilliant sevenpiece house band, The Wild Murphys, will be performing all the best Irish songs by the likes of The Pogues, The Dubliners, The Fureys, The Saw Doctors and many more!

DATE TUESDAY 24 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £23 Join BBC Radio’s voice of cricket, Jonathan ‘Aggers’ Agnew, as he takes a trip down memory lane, recounting tales from an entertaining career on the field in this fascinating, hilarious and no-holds-barred evening. His consummate skills on air have proved electric on stage and evenings with Aggers are always fun, fiery and full of surprises!

DATE WEDNESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER TIME 8.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £13.50, BUY 7 TICKETS GET ONE FREE AGE OVER 18 Cheltenham Town Hall is the perfect setting for the ultimate comedy club night, showcasing the very best in new and established comedy talent. Line up subject to change. Visit www.howlerscomedyclub.com for details

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Russell Kane: The Fast & The Curious DATE THURSDAY 26 SEPTEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £22 AGE OVER 14 Packing more energy than a Duracell factory, Russell Kane’s laugh engine will motor through love, family and life, proving that the fast and the curious among us see more and get more done. Last few tickets remaining!

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The Dreamboys DATE FRIDAY 27 SEPTEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £29.50, £26.50 AGE OVER 18 The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new show for 2019. Their racy, breath-taking, action-packed spectacular is the ultimate night out! MUSIC

Wannabe DATE SUNDAY 29 SEPTEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £29, £27 Join the exceptionally talented Wannabe cast as they celebrate the world’s biggest selling girl group of all time, the Spice Girls. This smash-hit tribute touring sensation takes you on a Spice World journey through all the best hits, from ‘Spice Up Your Life’ to ‘Who Do You Think You Are’.

MASTERWORKS James Lisney

at Pittville Pump Room

Tuesday 1st October, 7.30pm Haydn – Sonata in C, Hob. XVI 50 Beethoven – Sonata in E, opus 109 Chopin – Nocturnes, opus 62 Franz Schubert – Sonata in c, D 958

Tuesday 12th November, 7.30pm Busoni – Violin Sonata in e, opus 36A Messiaen – Quartet for the End of Time

Wednesday 11th December, 7.30pm “I’ve nothing but praise for James Lisney’s piano playing; he combines velvet touch and wide range of colour with complete understanding of phrasing and dynamic shading. This is someone who can really give the mechanical box of wires and wood a singing soul.” The Telegraph

Beethoven – Trio in E Flat, opus 1/1 Beethoven – Sonata in c sharp, opus 27/2 (Moonlight) Beethoven – Trio in B Flat, opus 97 (Archduke)

Book via cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk, 0844 576 2210* or visit the Cheltenham Town Hall Box Office. *Charges to 0844 numbers cost 7p per minute, plus your telephone company’s access charge and mobile providers may vary.

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Cheltenham Literature Festival DATE 4 – 13 OCTOBER LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL & AROUND TOWN The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival celebrates its 70th birthday. The Festival still leads the way in celebrating the written and spoken word, the best new voices in fiction and poetry, literary greats, high-profile speakers, free pop-up events galore and festivities that continue late into the night. Full listings and tickets at www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/literature

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Masterworks Concert 68

Stephen Hough Plays Rachmaninov

Pittville Pump Room Wedding Open Day

DATE TUESDAY 1 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £15, STUDENTS & UNDER 18 £5

DATE SATURDAY 5 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £24, CONC. £18, UNDER 16 £5 Stephen Hough joins Bristol Classical Players for the most famous piano concerto of all: Rachmaninov’s hyper-romantic second, made famous in the film ‘Brief Encounter’. This is followed by Walton’s volcanic first symphony, itself the passionate product of a failed love affair.

DATE SUNDAY 6 OCTOBER TIME 11AM – 3PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE FREE Pop in for a glass of bubbly and explore our magnificent Grade I listed wedding venue. Our wedding team will be on hand to discuss your special day, along with hand-picked suppliers providing plenty of inspiration for your wedding.

Haydn Sonata in C, Hob. XVI 50 Beethoven Sonata in E, opus 109 Chopin Nocturnes, opus 62 Schubert Sonata in C, D 958 James Lisney – piano

10 September 2019 – January 2020 WWW.CHELTENHAMTOWNHALL.ORG.UK


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The Virtuoso Violin

Frisky & Mannish

DATE SATURDAY 12 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £17, £14, STUDENTS 50% OFF, UNDER 15 FREE Is Tchaikovsky’s the first virtuoso concerto? Is Brahms’ Third his most glorious symphony? Are magic bullets the answer? If you’re not in the mood for exam questions, just come along and enjoy Weber’s yarn-spinning, Michael Foyle’s virtuosity and the CSO’s geniality.

DATE TUESDAY 15 OCTOBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £18 AGE OVER 16 Frisky & Mannish are Pop PhDs, fully qualified to conduct scientific analyses of the molecular intersections between every pop song ever. You’re invited into their PopLab to peek down the microscope at all their latest research projects, like just how can Coldplay be so popular when everyone says they hate them?

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The Real Marigold Hotel Live DATE WEDNESDAY 16 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £27 Stars of the smash hit BBC series reveal hilarious insights from their global adventures. From road testing retirement in India, embarrassing etiquette failures in Japan, mastering the tango in Argentina, tackling overnight trains in Vietnam and enduring age defying treatments in Russia.

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John Robins: Hot Shame DATE THURSDAY 17 OCTOBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £19.50 AGE OVER 16 John Robins has gained a reputation for finding humour in our bleakest moments. You may have seen him on BBC’s Live At The Apollo or Mock The Week. Expect soul-bearing, self-lacerating, piping-hot shame from this Perrier award-winning comedian!

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Esmé Quartet

Sixties Gold 2019

The Ballroom Boys

DATE THURSDAY 17 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £20, £15, UNDER 26 £5 Winners of four special prizes at the Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition in 2018, Esmé Quartet consists of four talented Korean female musicians. Praised for their warm sound and stage presence, Esmé Quartet will play Bridge Novelletten, Beethoven String Quartet in F major, and Schubert's String Quartet in G major.

DATE FRIDAY 18 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £37 Re-live the magic of the 60s as the ever-popular Sixties Gold returns with an even stronger line-up of artists that, between them, have scored over 50 chart-topping UK hits. Featuring Hermans Hermits, The Merseybeats, The Marmalade, Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders and Love Affair lead vocalist, Steve Ellis.

DATE SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE VIP £55, £32, £28, £24 Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Ian Waite are joined by two professional female dancers and a wonderful vocalist in this high intensity evening of glitz and glamour. The night will be packed with spectacular dancing, superb songs and lots of banter!

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A Vision of Elvis DATE SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25.50 Performing to thousands of fans in major theatres, festivals and arenas worldwide, Rob Kingsley brings you a brand new high octane show. The costumes, instruments and stage set have been authentically recreated to give the feel and energy of a live Elvis concert. This is the ultimate live music experience for Elvis fans! 12 September 2019 – January 2020 WWW.CHELTENHAMTOWNHALL.ORG.UK


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Paul Zerdin’s Puppet Party DATE MONDAY 21 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £22 AGE OVER 15 Paul Zerdin and his dysfunctional puppet family are back by popular demand! Starring everyone’s favourites Sam, Albert and Baby, plus his new bodyguard, an urban fox, some hilarious audience participation and a talking ice cream – all using a mixture of master puppeteering, state of the art animatronic wizardry and a unique blend of edgy comedy.

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A Crawl Down The Ogre By Doug Scott CBE

Greg Minnaar: Size Matters

Mark Thomas: 50 Things About Us

DATE TUESDAY 22 OCTOBER TIME 7PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £15, CONC. £13 Legendary mountaineer Doug Scott tells the thrilling tale of his first ascent of The Ogre with Chris Bonington, which extended the boundaries of what had been achieved at that altitude. Hear how the descent from the summit turned the climb into an epic, which has since entered mountaineering folklore.

DATE WEDNESDAY 23 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £21 Greg Minnaar is one of the greatest mountain bikers in the history of the sport. In this new show, Greg shares the journey of his incredible career and the story of his life. From the early days of riding enthusiasm, to his rise to the top, plus the bikes and teams that helped get him there!

DATE THURSDAY 24 OCTOBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £14 AGE OVER 12 Mark Thomas combines his trademark mix of storytelling, stand-up, mischief and well researched material to pick through the myths, facts and figures of our national identities to ask, ‘who do we think we are?’ and ‘how do we have so much feeling for such a hollow land?’.

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Jonathan Pie: The Fake News Tour

Little Howlers At The Hall

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

DATE FRIDAY 25 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £26.50, £19.50 AGE OVER 16 If no news is good news, then good news is fake news. Jonathan Pie is back on tour to berate the people in power and the journalists apparently holding them to account. An exasperated news reporter whose videos have been seen across the world, his response to the election of Donald Trump was viewed over 150 million times.

DATE WEDNESDAY 29 OCTOBER TIME 2.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE ADULT £10, CHILD £8 AGE 8 – 12. CHILDREN MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY ADULT New comedy club for kids with the same great acts as the adults Howlers At The Hall. Little Howlers acts are not children’s entertainers! They are regular circuit comedians who take on the challenge of pitching their comedy to a younger audience. Line up subject to change. Visit www.howlerscomedyclub.com for details.

DATE THURSDAY 31 OCTOBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50 Oxford Philharmonic are joined by outstanding cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason (who performed at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding). This superb programme includes a Rossini overture, Saint Saëns first cello concerto, Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream overture and Beethoven’s first symphony. Pre-concert talk (6.30PM – 7PM). Free entry with concert ticket.

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Doug Allan: Wild Images, Wild Life DATE FRIDAY 1 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £20, UNDER 16 £18 Join award-winning wildlife cameraman Doug Allan for an evening of behind the scenes stories for all the family, with highlights from challenging assignments in the most remote places on Earth. Find out whether snow leopards or leopard seals are scarier; discover how to get close to the biggest fish in the sea and whether your eyeballs freeze at -50 degrees. 14 September 2019 – January 2020 WWW.CHELTENHAMTOWNHALL.ORG.UK


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Belshazzar’s Feast DATE SUNDAY 3 NOVEMBER TIME 5.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £18 Cotswold choirs join Cheltenham Chamber Orchestra in a magnificent concert of choral and orchestral masterpieces. A Chamber Choir will sing pieces by William Walton together with James MacMillan’s haunting Cantos Sagrados. Walton’s Spitfire Prelude and Fugue film music will precede all forces uniting to perform Belshazzar’s Feast, with baritone Stuart Orme and conductor Peter Hunt.

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James Ketchell: Chasing Extremes DATE MONDAY 4 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £17 Hear tales of adventure, endeavour and determination from James Ketchell, the only person on the planet to have summited Everest, rowed the Atlantic and cycled the world. Despite a serious motorbike accident in 2007, James became the first person to have completed the ‘Ultimate Triathlon’ in 2014.

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Top Dog Film Festival

Harry Redknapp

DATE TUESDAY 5 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £13.50 Following sell-out success internationally, the Top Dog Film Festival is coming to the UK for the first time featuring dogs from all walks of life on the big screen. Meet fourlegged heroes, unbreakable bonds and canine companions that enrich the lives of all those they encounter! A cinematic celebration honouring the bond between dogs and people.

DATE WEDNESDAY 6 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE VIP £82, £32 Harry Redknapp, football manager and winner of ITV’s ‘I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!’ shares tales from the jungle and his career in football. Come along for an evening with one of the funniest storytellers in the country and put your questions to Harry during the audience Q&A.

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Quartet

DATE WEDNESDAY 6 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £30, £25, UNDER 26 £5 Cheltenham Music Society welcomes the return of the Takács Quartet, regular visitors since 1984. One of the world’s great quartets, its concerts are a never-failing source of pleasure. The Takács Quartet play Haydn's String Quartet in C major ‘The Bird’, Bartók's String Quartet no.6 in D major, and Mendelssohn's String Quartet no.2 in A minor.

Simon & Garfunkel Through The Years DATE THURSDAY 7 NOVEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £19.50 Fronted by Dan Haynes and Pete Richards, collectively known as Bookends, the show is a “masterpiece” (BBC Radio) which perfectly recreates the unmistakable sound of Simon & Garfunkel. Hear hits such as The Sound of Silence, Mrs Robinson, The Boxer and many more.

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Austentatious – The Improvised Jane Austen Novel DATE FRIDAY 8 NOVEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £19 AGE OVER 12 Austentatious is an improvised comedy play starring a cast of the country’s quickest comic performers. The talented cast will conjure up a brand new ‘lost’ Jane Austen novel based on nothing more than a title suggested by the audience. “Ridiculously silly…wickedly funny”  – The Times.

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The Dream of Gerontius – Edward Elgar DATE SATURDAY 9 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25, £20, £15, £10, STUDENT/CHILD £8 Cheltenham Bach Choir joins the Regency Sinfonia, the vOx Chamber Choir from Oxford and international soloists to perform Elgar’s extraordinary masterpiece. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear this deeply moving work, frequently cited as one of the top ten choral works ever written.

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Autumn Concert: 125th Anniversary Season DATE SUNDAY 10 NOVEMBER TIME 3PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £12, CHILD £6 The first concert of Cheltenham Philharmonic’s 125th anniversary season includes a world premiere of the Concerto for Viola & Orchestra by Gilbert Biberian, performed by renowned viola soloist Richard Crabtree. It also features Rachmaninov’s stunning Symphony No.1.

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Sindhu Vee: Sandhog DATE MONDAY 11 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £19.50 AGE OVER 16 Loving your children, spouse and ageing parents is hard work, intense and a lot of the time it sucks! But who wants to live without love? This is the highly anticipated debut show from the host of BBC Radio 4’s Comedy of the Week podcast. As seen on BBC’s QI and Have I Got News for You.

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Oysterband And June Tabor: Fire And Fleet

Masterworks Concert 69

DATE TUESDAY 12 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £24.50 One of the most exciting collaborations in folk music, don’t miss this rare opportunity to catch Oysterband and June Tabor live! The majesty and control of June’s voice combine with the passion of John Jones’ singing and the dynamic drive of Oysterband to illuminate dark traditional ballads and contemporary classics alike.

DATE TUESDAY 12 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £15, STUDENTS & UNDER 18 £5

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Ferruccio Busoni Violin Sonata in e, opus 36a Olivier Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time Emma Lisney - violin Michael Whight - clarinet Joy Lisney - violoncello James Lisney - piano

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John Mayall: 85th Anniversary Tour DATE WEDNESDAY 13 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £37.50, £34.50, £32.50 For over 50 years, John Mayall has served as a pioneer of blues music, rightly earning him the title, ‘The Godfather of British Blues’. Join John to celebrate the release of his latest album and enjoy tracks from the internationally acclaimed albums ‘Talk About That’, ‘Three for The Road’ and more.

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Josh Widdicombe: Bit Much…

Stewart Francis: Into The Punset

DATE THURSDAY 14 NOVEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE SOLD OUT Missed out on tickets? Follow @CheltenhamTH on Twitter and Facebook for live updates when new events go on sale and bag tickets before they sell out!

DATE FRIDAY 15 NOVEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £24.50 AGE OVER 16 Stewart Francis, star of BBC’s Mock the Week and Live at the Apollo, is here with a brand new show as part of his last tour ever! See him before he heads off…INTO THE PUNSET!

18 September 2019 – January 2020 WWW.CHELTENHAMTOWNHALL.ORG.UK

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The Pitmen Poets DATE FRIDAY 15 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £22 Ex-Lindisfarne singer/ songwriter Billy Mitchell, Warhorse ‘Songman’ Bob Fox, leading exponent of Tyneside song Benny Graham and much-covered Durham songwriter Jez Lowe, individually and collectively celebrate the triumphs, tragedy, humour and hard times of north east England’s coal mining tradition in an evening of music, song and spoken word.


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Treorchy Male Choir DATE SATURDAY 16 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25, SENIORS £23 The Lions Club of Cheltenham are delighted to welcome back their friends from the Rhondda, the world famous Treorchy Male Choir. Enjoy an evening of brilliant Welsh choral singing, with guest soprano Sue Black. Proceeds will go to Acorns Children’s Hospice and the Lions Club Holiday Caravan for local disabled people. COMEDY

Alexander Armstrong: All Mouth and Some Trousers DATE SUNDAY 17 NOVEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £31.50 Alexander Armstrong embarks on his first ever stand-up tour. A brand new and ‘deliciously irreverent’ account of a career that has taken him from Armstrong & Miller, to presenting, documentary making, singing and – ultimately – taking his rightful place as the SoL.What'sOnGuide2019_132x96mm_Ad-18278-AW:Layout 1 25/06/2019 14:40 Page 1 Voice Of Toilet Duck.

30 November – 30 December 2019 “A Wonderful Experience For All Ages!”

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Gloucestershire Young Musician Of The Year Concerto Concert

The Selecter: 40th Anniversary Tour + DJ Rhoda Dakar

DATE SUNDAY 17 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £14, UNDER 18 FREE Exciting new local teenage talent, Bill Ko Tsz Hin will perform, Walton's Viola Concerto with Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra as part of his prize for winning the 2019 Gloucestershire Young Musician of the Year contest.

DATE TUESDAY 19 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £27 ADVANCED, £32 ON THE DOOR Don’t miss this extended, hit-rich set from The Selecter, with added live favourites and surprises. Joined for a few songs by vocalist Rhoda Dakar, who will also play a DJ set to open the night. The Selecter is led by their iconic frontwoman Pauline Black and co-fronted by original member, Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson.

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Howlers At The Hall DATE WEDNESDAY 20 NOVEMBER TIME 8.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £13.50, BUY 7 TICKETS GET ONE FREE AGE OVER 18 Cheltenham Town Hall is the perfect setting for the ultimate comedy club night, showcasing the very best in new and established comedy talent. Line-up subject to change. Visit www.howlerscomedyclub.com for details.

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Moya Brennan: The Voice of Clannad DATE WEDNESDAY 20 NOVEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £24.50 Moya Brennan draws audiences into her world of rhythm, atmosphere and vibrant harmony; a journey where spells of rousing Irish tunes give way to moments of exquisite, fragile stillness. Moya delivers pioneering Celtic harmonies and music rooted in her Irish heritage, inspired by the ocean, mountains and endless skies that surrounded her growing up in Donegal. 20 September 2019 – January 2020

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Luther DATE THURSDAY 21 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25.50 A celebration of ‘The Velvet Voice’, experience all the hits from Luther Vandross’s amazing career, culminating in over 40 million album sales and eight Grammy awards, including many of the greatest dance anthems and love songs ever written. This renowned show is fronted by international Luther Vandross tribute performer, Harry Cambridge and his talented 10-piece band.

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Glenn Hughes Performs Classic Deep Purple Live DATE FRIDAY 22 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £29.50 AGE OVER 14 Glenn Hughes, former bassist and singer of Deep Purple, known to millions as the ‘Voice of Rock’, brings his dynamic live show to Cheltenham. A two-hour live music extravaganza, paying homage to Deep Purple – one of music history’s most seminal and influential rock and roll groups.

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Charlton Kings Choral Society: Mozart Requiem DATE SATURDAY 23 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £15, UNDER 25 £10 Come and hear Mozart's ‘Requiem’, one of the great choral masterpieces. Also featuring music by Gustav Holst, the first ever performance with orchestra of his choral work ‘Clear and Cool’, together with classics such as ‘St Paul's Suite’. The choir is joined by four soloists and the Regency Sinfonia.

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English Symphony Orchestra DATE SUNDAY 24 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE 33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50 ESO returns to Cheltenham with the talented Tamsin Waley-Cohen to perform the Concertino for Violin & Strings by Gal, alongside Mozart’s much-loved Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Elgar’s Introduction & Allegro and Tchaikovsky’s Souvenir de Florence. Pre-concert talk (6.30PM – 7PM). Free entry with concert ticket.

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Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain DATE MONDAY 25 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £28 The original ukulele orchestra, the group that made the uke cool and gave us uke-mania, invite you to join them in a little festive frivolity! From the North Pole to Sydney Opera House, they tour planet Earth with their legendary live shows, playing all genres of music from Wagner to Nirvana with wit and sheer plucking brilliance.

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Royal Marines Christmas Spectacular DATE WEDNESDAY 27 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £23.50, £22, £19.50 The world-famous band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines will be back with a military music spectacular featuring festive music, military marches, big band hits and popular showstoppers. Whether you prefer the musical skills of the concert band, the rhythmic sounds of the big band or the Corps of Drums, there is something for everyone at this spectacular festive concert. 22 September 2019 – January 2020

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COMEDY

Show of Hands

Ed Byrne: If I’m Honest

DATE THURSDAY 28 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £28, UNDER 21 £14 Show of Hands fans rejoice as Steve Knightley and Phil Beer, two undisputed kings of the folk, roots and acoustic scene reunite with long-term collaborator Miranda Sykes for a brand-new album and tour. And there’s more, the trio is expanding to include master percussionist Cormac Byrne, who returns with his infectious rhythms by popular demand.

DATE FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £27 AGE OVER 16 Join Ed Byrne as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children. “Thoroughly entertaining… he is a total pro and terrific company”  – The Times.

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The Cheltenham Christmas Wine Festival DATE FRIDAY 29 NOVEMBER TIME 6.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £30 (EARLY BIRD), £35 Join Tivoli Wines for the second annual Cheltenham Christmas Wine Festival. Over 150 of the most interesting and delicious wines in the country, spirits from some of their favourite distillers and exclusive masterclasses with industry experts. Book via www.tivoliwines.co.uk

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In My Life – An Evening With Alan Johnson DATE SATURDAY 30 NOVEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £20 Inspired by his latest book, In My Life, Alan Johnson shares his personal story with music that has sound-tracked his life. From growing up as an orphan in a west London slum in the 50s, to becoming a postman, before rising through the Labour Party ranks to hold several cabinet posts including Home Secretary.

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Frank Skinner: Showbiz DATE SUNDAY 1 DECEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £27 AGE OVER 14 Frank Skinner is back on tour with a new show. A familiar face from TV, Frank has hosted BBC’s Room 101 and ITV’s The Frank Skinner Show, plus made regular appearances on BBC’s Have I Got News For You. This is your chance to catch him live and local.

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Rhod Gilbert: The Book Of John DATE TUESDAY 3 DECEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE SOLD OUT AGE OVER 16 Missed out on tickets? Follow @CheltenhamTH on Twitter and Facebook for live updates when new events go on sale and bag tickets before they sell out!

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Pomegranate Piano Trio

GFWI Centenary Christmas Concert

Maximise Conference & Awards

DATE TUESDAY 3 DECEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £20, £15, UNDER 26 £5 Cheltenham Music Society is delighted to welcome back the Pomegranate Piano Trio following a wonderful concert in 2015. The Pomegranate Piano Trio plays Mozart’s Piano Trio in B flat major, Fauré’s Piano Trio in D minor op.120 and Ravel’s Piano Trio in A minor.

DATE WEDNESDAY 4 DECEMBER TIME 2.30PM & 7.15PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £17 GFWI present their Centenary Christmas Concert, featuring soprano Elin Manahan Thomas (who sang at the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex), members of Cotswold Brass and our very own WI Choir. Come and celebrate the festive season in style!

DATE WEDNESDAY 4 DECEMBER TIME 9AM – 5PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £75+VAT Maximise Conference & Awards brings together hundreds of inspirational, key businesswomen from across the UK. This year they welcome guest speakers Jo Fairley, cofounder of Green & Blacks - now a £100m a year brand - and well-known local entrepreneur, Angela De Souza. Book via www.maximise.live

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MI S SHAPES T h e ma k i n g of Ta t t y D e v i n e 7th Sep - 3rd Nov 2019 The Wilson Art Gallery & Museum

£5 (Conc. £3) 24 September 2019 – January 2020

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Gloucestershire Music Christmas Concert

Blake: Christmas Classics

Tapestry of Christmas Music

DATE SUNDAY 8 DECEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £10 Gloucestershire Music’s annual Christmas concert features award-winning ensembles to start the festive season in style. Featuring Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra, Gloucestershire Intermediate String Ensemble and Colwell Arts Orchestra, you’ll be treated to the season’s favourite orchestral melodies.

DATE TUESDAY 10 DECEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £42, £32, £22, £12 Blake, the BRIT award-winning trio, will perform timeless Christmas songs including ‘Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas’, ‘Let It Snow’ and ‘White Christmas’ with the warmth that only their rich vocal harmonies can deliver. A spectacular evening is in store with great music, funny stories and a ‘virtual duet’ with Dame Shirley Bassey!

DATE TUESDAY 10 DECEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £10, UNDER 13 £5 The ever-popular family Christmas concert by Cheltenham Choral Society returns with a programme of festive favourites, plus audience participation and carols. Joined by Prestbury St. Mary’s Choir, Dunally Primary School Choir and Beauregard Youth Choir plus new musical director, Alex Thacker.

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Masterworks Concert 70 DATE WEDNESDAY 11 DECEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £15, STUDENTS & UNDER 18 £5 Beethoven Trio in E flat, opus 1/1 Beethoven Sonata in C sharp, opus 27/2 (Moonlight) Beethoven Trio in B flat, opus 97 (Archduke) Emma Lisney - violin

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Joy Lisney - violoncello

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Cara Dillon: Christmas Concert

Sounds of the 60s Live with Tony Blackburn

DATE SATURDAY 14 DECEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £24 A far cry from ‘Jingle Bells’ and ‘Santa Baby’, Cara Dillon is joined by her wonderful band who weave Celtic and folksy rhythms alongside reverent and atmospheric carols, while Cara holds darkness at bay with the purity of her voice.

DATE TUESDAY 17 DECEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £32 An evening of 60s classics performed live by the Sounds Of The 60s All Star Band & Singers. Featuring stories and songs from the most loved decade, hosted by Radio 2’s legendary DJ, Tony Blackburn.

26 September 2019 – January 2020

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Howlers at the Hall DATE WEDNESDAY 18 DECEMBER TIME 8.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £30 AGE OVER 18 The ultimate comedy club night, showcasing the very best in new and established comedy talent. To celebrate the festive season, the December show includes food and a disco – perfect if you’re planning a Christmas night out with friends or colleagues. Line-up subject to change. Visit www. howlerscomedyclub.com for line-up details.


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That’ll Be The Day DATE THURSDAY 19 DECEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £29.50, £25.50 Topped with lashings of Christmas spirit, get ready to party as That’ll Be The Day returns with its brand new 2019 Christmas Show! The UK’s most popular rock ‘n’ roll variety show celebrates the festive season with all your favourite hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s, plus plenty of hilarious comedy! MUSIC

Rick Wakeman: The Grumpy Old Christmas Show DATE FRIDAY 20 DECEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £39.50 Join Rick Wakeman for a far from intimate festive evening of music and laughter. Featuring music from the new ‘Christmas Portraits’ album and other classics from his enormous repertoire. The show will combine spellbinding piano music with side-splitting stories and revealing insights into his lengthy and varied career.

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The Snowman Projected onto a large screen with a live

Projected onto a large screen with a live orchestral accompaniment

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SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CONDUCTOR: PHILIP MACKENZIE SOPRANO: ALICE MACKENZIE

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Peter and the Wolf

Cheltenham Town Hall, Monday 23rd December 2019 at 1.30 and 4.30 Tickets: £30, £25, £20, £15 from Cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk Tel: 0844 5762210 *Charges to 0844 numbers cost 7p per minute, plus your telephone company’s access charge and mobile providers may vary. © Snowman Enterprises Limited “The Snowman” by Raymond Briggs is published by Puffin. Image © Snowman Enterprises Ltd www.thesnowman.com

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Messiah

DATE SATURDAY 21 DECEMBER TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £22.50, £20, £15, £10, STUDENT/CHILD £8 Following the sell-out success of their performance two years ago, the Cheltenham Bach Choir revisits the marvel that is Handel’s ‘Messiah’. With a top-class line-up of soloists and period band, this is the perfect way to kick off your Christmas celebrations.

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Cracker!

DATE SUNDAY 22 DECEMBER TIME 3PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £15, UNDER 14 £5 Enjoy the excitement of Christmas with all the family at Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra’s Christmas Cracker concert. Featuring exceptional young dancers from Mandy Godding’s Theatre Arts and Gloucestershire Youth Choir singers, accompanied by the amazing sound of Gloucestershire Symphony Orchestra.

Adam Kay: Twas the Nightshift before Christmas DATE SUNDAY 22 DECEMBER TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £32 Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat... but 1.4 million NHS staff are heading off to work. Following the success of ‘This Is Going To Hurt’, Adam Kay delves back into his diaries for a hilarious peek behind the blue curtain at Christmastime. Ticket price includes a copy of the book. A signing will take place after the show.

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The Snowman and Peter and The Wolf DATE MONDAY 23 DECEMBER TIME 1.30PM & 4.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £30, £25, £20, £15, £10 Back by popular demand! It wouldn’t be Christmas without Raymond Briggs’ magical film ‘The Snowman’. Shown on the big screen with live musical accompaniment from Mozart Symphony Orchestra and singer. This will be coupled with Prokofiev’s tale of Peter’s bravery in the face of the terrifying wolf! A Christmas treat for all the family. 28 September 2019 – January 2020

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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra: New Year Strauss Gala DATE SATURDAY 4 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50 Fast becoming an annual favourite, the New Year Strauss Gala returns to celebrate the arrival of 2020 with an uplifting selection of waltzes, marches and arias. Enjoy an evening of swirling melodies, glamour and sparkle, including Merry Wives of Windsor Overture, Tik-Tak Polka and, of course, the Radetzky March and The Blue Danube! No pre-concert talk.

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Tasmin Little (violin) and John Lenehan (piano) DATE WEDNESDAY 8 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £25, £20, UNDER 26 £5 One of the UK’s leading violinists, Tasmin Little joins with John Lenehan in a programme reflecting Tasmin’s passionate advocacy for less familiar repertoire and works by female composers. They play Brahms’ Sonatensatz, Lili Boulanger’s Nocturne, Amy Beach’s Violin Sonata in A minor op.34, Clara Schumann’s Three Romances and Brahms’ Violin Sonata no.3 in D minor.

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A Country Night In Nashville DATE FRIDAY 10 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £27 Prepare to be transported on a musical journey through the history of country music, featuring hits from its biggest stars both past and present. From Johnny Cash to Alan Jackson, Dolly to the Dixie Chicks, Willie Nelson to Little Big Town, all showcased by the amazing Dominic Halpin and The Hurricanes.

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Bye Bye Baby DATE FRIDAY 17 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £24.50 This sensational production features all the hits from the Four Seasons, including ‘Sherry’, ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’, ‘Bye Bye Baby (Baby Goodbye) and many more. Following the journey of the Four Seasons from the very beginning until the disco era and the rock ‘n’ roll hall of fame.

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Elkie Brooks DATE SATURDAY 18 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £29.50 Elkie Brooks, now in the fifth decade of her career, continues to be one of the most powerful, versatile and successful vocalists the UK has ever produced. Elkie is a stunning performer and whatever she does, she does it best live. Don't miss the chance to see a truly great artist in action.

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Pittville Pump Room Wedding Open Day DATE SUNDAY 19 JANUARY TIME 11AM – 3PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE FREE Pop in for a glass of bubbly and explore our magnificent Grade I listed wedding venue. Our wedding team will be on hand to discuss your special day, along with hand-picked suppliers providing plenty of inspiration for your wedding.

30 September 2019 – January 2020

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From The Jam: ‘Setting Sons’ 40th Anniversary Concert DATE FRIDAY 24 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £29.50, £27 From The Jam are back to celebrate the 40th anniversary of their critically acclaimed ‘Setting Sons’ album. Succeeding 'All Mod Cons', the album became a commercial success, reaching number 4 in the UK charts and earning them their first top ten hit single, 'The Eton Rifles'. 

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Sam Avery: Toddlergeddon DATE SATURDAY 25 JANUARY TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £20 AGE OVER 16 Join award-winning comedian and bestselling author Sam Avery (AKA The Learner Parent) for an evening of hilarious stand up. How do you raise a toddler with more attitude than Kanye West? Can you negotiate effectively with a pre-schooler who knows you’re clueless? And will any of us survive Toddlergeddon?


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Northern Lights DATE SATURDAY 25 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £17, £14, STUDENTS 50% OFF, UNDER 15 FREE Grieg’s glittering daybreak, Sibelius’ deep, dark woods and Tchaikovsky’s peerless melodies and orchestration launch Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra’s spring 2020 series – ‘A Voyage round Europe’.

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Winter Concert – 125th Anniversary Season

The Classic Rock Show – UK 2020

DATE SUNDAY 26 JANUARY TIME 3PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £12, CHILD £6 The second concert of Cheltenham Philharmonic Orchestra’s 125th anniversary season features their President and world-renowned concert pianist, curator and collaborator, Joanna MacGregor. Joanna is Head of Piano at the Royal Academy of Music. Programme available at www.cheltenhamphilharmonic. co.uk.

DATE TUESDAY 28 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £31.50, £26.50 Anthem after anthem, riff after riff, solo after solo, The Classic Rock Show is back with a huge sound and light show bringing all the greatest hits to life on stage. From AC/DC to ZZ Top and everything in between, including Led Zeppelin, Dire Straits, Queen, The Eagles, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Meatloaf, plus many, many more!

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The Thinking Drinkers: Heroes Of Hooch DATE FRIDAY 31 JANUARY & SATURDAY 1 FEBRUARY TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £18 AGE OVER 18 Back by popular demand with a new show! Enjoy five free drinks as the award-winning experts reveal how alcohol has inspired pioneering explorers, politicians and painters. You’ll learn a lot, laugh a lot and, don’t forget, you get five free drinks! This will sell out, early booking advised!

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ARTS The Wilson Art Gallery & Museum offers an exciting range of temporary exhibitions and collections displays, as well as a varied programme of events. Open Tuesday – Sunday. See page 2 for opening times and how to book. AFTER HOURS EXPERIENCE

First Thursdays

F I RS T THUR SD AYS LIVE MUSIC | ART | CULTURE | FOOD

DATE FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH TIME 6PM – 9PM LOCATION THE WILSON & PARTNER VENUES PRICE FREE ENTRY Culture hop on our block, every first Thursday of the month with live music, art, demos, markets, activities, food and more! Explore The Wilson and our partner venues, including The Stable, Incom Gaming at 2 Pigs and Badlands Records, with free entry from 6pm. More details via The Wilson website.

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Misshapes: The Making of Tatty Devine

Pop Up Cinema – Film At The Wilson

DATE 7 SEP - 3 NOV TIME TUE – SUN LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £5 A Tatty Devine and Crafts Council exhibition exploring twenty years of entrepreneurship, innovative British making and the power of creativity. Jewellery, sketchbooks, photos and flyers, as well as two newly commissioned films, will tell the story of Rosie Wolfenden and Harriet Vine - the creative duo, Tatty Devine.

DATE 12 – 29 SEPTEMBER TIME VARIOUS LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £9 Experience iconic films and documentaries in a unique atmosphere. The latest series explores the theme of 'Girl Power', in celebration of ‘Misshapes: The Making of Tatty Devine’ exhibition. Celebrating amazing women both on and off the screen. Tickets include entry into the exhibition. Film details and tickets via The Wilson website.

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WORKSHOP

Art Plus DATE SECOND THURSDAY EACH MONTH TIME 10AM – 12PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £10 AGE 50+ Learn Fine Art processes in a welcoming, social environment. Begin with linocut block printing and move onto other techniques as you develop. Ideal for beginners and improvers. Materials provided. Booking in blocks of six is recommended. Book via The Wilson ticket desk or call 01242 387 488.


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Guided Tour of the Arts & Crafts Movement Gallery DATE THURSDAYS & SATURDAYS TIME 2PM FOR 45 – 60 MINS LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £5 This tour gives visitors a chance to get a more in-depth view of our world-renowned collection. Whether you are an Arts & Crafts expert or someone who appreciates beautiful furniture and design, this tour takes you on a journey through one of the most prolific design movements in history. Featured designers include William Morris, Ernest Gimson and more.

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Group Tours at The Wilson DATE YEAR ROUND TIME CHOICE OF 1 HR SLOT DURING OPENING HOURS LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE FROM £40 FOR GROUPS OF 10 OR LESS, £4 PER PERSON FOR GROUPS OF OVER 10 Book an exclusive tour with one of our knowledgeable gallery guides. Choose from a Wilson Insight Tour, which features highlights from the collections, or an Arts & Crafts Tour, which takes you on a journey through one of the most prolific design movements in history. Email artgallery@cheltenhamtrust.org. uk for more information.

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Ernest Gimson: Observation, Imagination and Making DATE 23 NOV – 25 FEB TIME TUE – SUN LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £5 2019 marks the centenary of the death of Ernest Gimson, ‘the greatest of the English Arts & Crafts architect-designers’. This exhibition explores Gimson’s furniture, metalwork, embroidery and architecture, including original sketches and finished products.

EXHIBITION

The Guild – In the Making DATE 23 NOV – 24 FEB TIME TUE – SUN LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE FREE To complement the exhibition, ‘Ernest Gimson: Observation, Imagination and Making’ members from the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen will be showing and sharing their making processes through a programme of demonstrations and workshops. Check The Wilson website to find out who will be in the gallery when. WWW.CHELTENHAMMUSEUM.ORG.UK

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Ernest Gimson Lunchtime Chats DATE 12 DECEMBER, 16 JANUARY TIME 1.15PM – 2PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £5 Join exhibition curator, Kirsty Hartsiotis on the second Thursday of the month for an informal chat about a selection of the objects and archives in our Ernest Gimson exhibition.

EXHIBITION

Treasures from the Emery Walker Library DATE 7 DEC – 29 MAR TIME TUE – SUN LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE FREE Emery Walker was a key figure in the Private Press Movement of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. His library includes books by William Morris’s Kelmscott Press, the Doves Press and Ashendene Press. Explore hand-illuminated books by Morris, 15th century books, new directions in 20th century printing and more.

WORKSHOP

NETWORKING

Botanical Printing

Living From Art

DATE FRIDAY 15 NOVEMBER TIME 10AM – 4PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £60 (£55 CONC.) Learn how to use natural leaves, disperse dyes and a heat press to create stunning, unique textile designs.  Experiment with combining dyes, layering leaves and incorporating foil to make beautiful fabric samples. Materials supplied (feel free to bring some of your own leaves). Advanced booking essential.

DATE 19 SEP, 17 OCT, 14 NOV, 12 DEC, 16 JAN TIME 6.30PM – 8.30PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £8 AGE OVER 18 Monthly networking session for creative professionals from various disciplines and at all stages of their career. Learn, share and network over cheese and biscuits! Special industry guests provide practical advice on creative business, and themed sessions offer support on social media, audiences, press and more. Advanced booking essential.

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ARTS

EXHIBITION

EXHIBITION

Photographs From Home

Treasures From The Archives

DATE 28 SEP – 10 NOV TIME TUE – SUN LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE FREE Jon Denham explores his childhood in Gloucestershire through photography. Changes in the landscape, relationships between people and place and the locality of the county are at the heart of his work. They tell a story of the county through a personal lens using a 35mm handheld camera.

DATE UNTIL MARCH 2020 TIME TUE – SUN LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE FREE Discover special treasures in our archival collections. From art by William Morris and Edward Wilson, to royal letters from George III and Queen Charlotte, this new display showcases highlights from The Wilson’s fascinating collection of archival items relating to Edward Wilson, Cheltenham, the Arts and Crafts Movement, the Emery Walker Library and more.

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Lunchtime Object Talks DATE 9 OCT, 13 NOV, 11 DEC, 9 JAN TIME 1PM – 2PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £5 Each month a member of The Wilson collections team will share fascinating stories of the Winchcombe Hoard, the Scotsman, 18th century waistcoats and The Tennis Party by Charles March Gere. Find out more at cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

EXHIBITION

‘Love and Skill’ A Celebration of John Ruskin in Books DATE UNTIL NOVEMBER TIME TUE – SUN LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE FREE This year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Victorian art critic and social thinker, John Ruskin. His writings were hugely influential on the designers and makers of the Arts & Crafts and Private Press movements. The display explores Ruskin through books from the Emery Walker Library and beyond. WWW.CHELTENHAMMUSEUM.ORG.UK

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Fine Art: Beginner Series DATE OILS 20 & 27 SEP, DRAWING 18 OCT, LINOCUT PRINTMAKING 25 OCT, SCREENPRINTING 9 NOV, ACRYLICS 22 NOV TIME 10AM – 3PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £55 - £95 (£50 - £85 CONC.) A friendly, practical introductory course to Fine Art techniques led by experienced teaching artists. Suitable for beginners. Materials are provided. September brings a rich, two-week course on oil painting. We will discuss light and shadow, colour and the application of paint, flexibly meeting the needs of our participants. October is drawing and linocut printmaking. These sessions enrich our appreciation of mark-making, line, colour and form. November is screenprinting and acrylics. These contemporary media encourage quick use of colour, shape and texture. Find out more at The Wilson website. Book via The Wilson ticket desk or call 01242 387488.

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FOR THE FAMILY From swimming lessons to arts and crafts sessions, we offer a variety of events, activities and classes for children and families to enjoy. WORKSHOP

Arty Sunday DATE 29 SEP, 27 OCT, 24 NOV, 26 JAN TIME 11AM – 1PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £4 Arty Sundays are the perfect way for you and your little ones to explore your creative sides together. Each session follows a theme and offers new and tactile processes or ‘makes’ to try, led by our experienced artist-practitioner. Drop-in sessions can fill quickly and are first come first served. Book via The Wilson ticket desk or call 01242 387488.

HOLIDAY ACTIVITY

AFTER SCHOOL CLUB

EXPERIENCE

Holiday Craft

Art Explorers

Museum by Torchlight

DATE WEDNESDAY 30 OCTOBER TIME 10.30AM – 12.30PM OR 1.30PM – 3.30PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £3.50 Learn new crafts and enjoy fun activities, inspired by animals or artefacts from The Wilson’s collection. Suitable for a variety of skill levels, while tactile for little ones. Be prepared to get involved and messy! Drop-in sessions can fill quickly and are first come first served. Book via The Wilson ticket desk or call 01242 387488. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

DATE WEDNESDAYS, TERM TIME TIME 3.45PM – 5.15PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £5.50, £5 IF BOOKED IN A SIX WEEK BLOCK Calling all young artists! Our vibrant weekly after school club will help develop artistic skills in a fun environment. Explore different techniques and media to create a series of mini-masterpieces. Booking is essential via The Wilson ticket desk or call 01242 387488.

DATE 7, 14, 21 AND 28 NOV, 5 AND 12 DEC TIME 6PM – 7PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £5 AGE OVER 5 Experience The Wilson’s spaces cloaked in darkness! With the lights out and torch in hand, make your way through the dark to discover hidden objects, in a special scavenger hunt for young explorers and their parents. Booking is essential via The Wilson ticket desk or call 01242 387488. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Draw-A-Story: Craft and Illustration for Kids DATE TUESDAY 29 OCTOBER TIME 10AM – 12PM OR 1PM – 3PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £8.50 PER CHILD AGE 7 – 12 Illustrator Lisa Yardley hosts a family workshop on craft-based storytelling, leading young artists along a unique journey of drawing and making. Each participant will create a storybook from scratch using fun and inventive techniques. Booking is essential via The Wilson ticket desk or call 01242 387488. Children must be accompanied by an adult. EXPERIENCE

The Wilson’s Second Annual Draw-A-Thon DATE THURSDAY 31 OCTOBER TIME 9.30AM – 7.45PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE FREE Be part of something special, as we continue our full day of experimental drawing suitable for all ages! Create elaborate masterpieces or drop in for a quick doodle. Come together as a community to celebrate expression and fun, and add your own personality to what will become an exciting collaborative piece of art filling an entire room. Children must be supervised.

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SPORT & LEISURE From swimming classes to social badminton, The Cheltenham Trust offers a wide variety of sport and leisure activities. HEALTH & WELLBEING

Group Exercise Classes DATE DAILY TIME VARIOUS LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE MEMBERSHIP AND ‘PAY AS YOU GO’ AVAILABLE Whether your aim is to burn calories, build core strength or increase flexibility, Leisure at Cheltenham offers over 60 group exercise classes, including Pilates, Spinning and Circuits. Members can book up to 10 days in advance and non-members 7 days in advance. Classes are free to members (subject to your membership category) and £5.30 for non-members. View the full timetable at www.leisureatcheltenham.com

SPORT

OUTDOOR

Kickstarter Membership

Cheltenham Health Walks

PRICE VARIOUS DATE/TIME VARIOUS AGE 11 – 17 Junior Gym sessions are fun, interactive and supervised by our friendly team. Including sessions on cardiovascular activity (running, swimming, cycling, rowing and cross training), resistance weights (fixed and cables machines only), junior circuits and junior spin classes.

DATE MON – FRI TIME VARIOUS LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM AND VARIOUS MEETING POINTS AROUND TOWN PRICE FREE Our walks programme offers social, short and purposeful walks to support good health. Free to attend and led by trained walk leaders, our walks are a great way to get out, stretch your legs and meet people. All walks finish with optional refreshments enabling you to have a chat and get to know your fellow walkers. Visit www.walkingforhealth.org.uk for the full timetable.

Please note that an induction and medical questionnaire are required prior to use of the gym. All sessions must be booked prior to attending.

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COURSE

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) DATE 28 OCT – 1 NOV TIME 8.30AM – 5PM LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE £240 As a Royal Life Saving Society approved training centre, Leisure at Cheltenham is able to offer the industry ‘gold standard’ National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ). The qualification is Ofqual regulated and universally recognised by employers both nationally and internationally. For info, contact tom.smith@ cheltenhamtrust.org.uk.

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EVENT

VENUE

TIME

TICKET PRICE & OTHER INFORMATION

1 September

Bride & Groom Show

Cheltenham Town Hall

11AM – 3PM

Free entry

2 September

Ceroc Modern Jive/Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

9 September

Cheltenham Flower Club – Sallying Forth

Pittville Pump Room

1PM

£7 for non-members

9 September

Ceroc Modern Jive/Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

16 September

Ceroc Modern Jive/Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

23 September

Ceroc Modern Jive/Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

30 September

Ceroc Modern Jive/Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

DATE

EVENT

VENUE

TIME

TICKET PRICE & OTHER INFORMATION

7 October

Ceroc Modern Jive/Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

14 October

Cheltenham Flower Club – Food For Thought

Pittville Pump Room

1PM

£7 for non-members

14 October

Ceroc Modern Jive/Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

21 October

Ceroc Modern Jive/Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

24 October

Scottish Dancing

Pittville Pump Room

2PM

£5, pay on the door

25 October

Cheltenham Connections

Cheltenham Town Hall

11AM

£6 (carers free)

26 October

Ceroc Modern Jive/Salsa

Cheltenham Town Hall

8PM

£12, pay on the door

26 October

Record & CD Fair

Cheltenham Town Hall

10AM – 4PM

£1 entry

26 October

Pittville Breast Cancer Ball

Pittville Pump Room

7PM – 1AM

£75. To book, email pittvillebcball.gmail.com

28 October

Ceroc Modern Jive/Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

30 October

Cheltenham And Gloucester Job Fair

Cheltenham Town Hall

10AM

Free

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

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MORE EVENTS

DATE

EVENT

VENUE

TIME

TICKET PRICE & OTHER INFORMATION

4 November

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

11 November

Cheltenham Flower Club – A Cheshire Christmas

Pittville Pump Room

1PM

£7 for non-members

11 November

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

16 November

Blue Bird Ball (for Childline)

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM

£25. Age 8 – 10

18 November

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

25 November

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

27 November

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

8PM

£8, pay on the door

DATE

EVENT

VENUE

TIME

TICKET PRICE & OTHER INFORMATION

2 December

Cheltenham Flower Club

Pittville Pump Room

1PM

£7 for non-members

2 December

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

2 December

Cheltenham Senior Citizens’ Christmas Tea Party

Cheltenham Town Hall

4.30PM

Free tickets via 01242 511971, charmiansheppard@virginmedia. com or Senior Citizen Clubs.

6 December

Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice Winter Ball

Pittville Pump Room

7PM

£850 per table of 10. £90 per individual ticket. To book, email leckhampton.events@sueryder.org or call 01242 246 162

7 December

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Masquerade Ball

Pittville Pump Room

8PM

£12, pay on the door

9 December

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

12 December

Scottish Dancing

Pittville Pump Room

2PM

£5, pay on the door

13 December

Pat Anslow Christmas Ball (Ballroom & Latin American Dancing)

Pittville Pump Room

8PM

To book, call 07789974866, email p.anslow.123@btinternet.com or see www.dancewithpatanslow.co.uk

16 December

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

23 December

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

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DECEMBER

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EVENT

VENUE

TIME

TICKET PRICE & OTHER INFORMATION

5 January

Bride & Groom Show

Cheltenham Town Hall

11AM – 3PM

Free entry

6 January

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

11 January

Record & CD Fair

Cheltenham Town Hall

10AM – 4PM

£1 entry

13 January

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

18 January

Cheltenham Chamber Orchestra

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM

£17, students £5

20 January

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

27 January

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM

£8, pay on the door

Oobaloos Photography

JANUARY

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WHAT’S ON AT THE CHELTENHAM TRUST

TOURIST INFORMATION

Cheltenham’s Tourist Information Centre is situated on the ground floor of The Wilson, offering a wide range of information and services including; •

Accommodation Booking

National Express Tickets

Public transport enquiries

Literature on events and attractions

Tickets for local events

Maps, guides and walking trails

Gifts & souvenirs

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SHOP AT THE TRUST

Leisure At Cheltenham Visit our year round swim shop! Whether you are seeking fun accessories, floats and buoyancy aids to grow water confidence or swimwear, we have all that young and old alike need to swim in style! The Wilson Visit The Wilson Shop and be inspired by our fantastic selection of books, gifts, toys, souvenirs and local produce. From bespoke designs to beloved brands, The Wilson Shop has an incredible array of gifts and souvenirs to suit all pockets and ages including original works and prints by artists. 

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will be pleased to help you make the most of your stay in Cheltenham. OPENING TIMES Mon–Weds, Fri, Sat: 9.30am–5.15pm Thurs: 9.30am–7.45pm Sun: 11am–4pm Call 01242 387492 or email info@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

All purchases made at our shops support The Cheltenham Trust, a registered charity dedicated to enriching the lives of residents and visitors through art, culture, heritage, sport, play and performance.

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SUPPORT US The Cheltenham Trust is an independent registered charity responsible for Cheltenham’s iconic cultural and leisure venues. We engage audiences through arts, heritage, events, tourism, sport and wellbeing opportunities. To continue offering diverse activities and help the iconic venues we run to thrive, we rely on the generosity of local people, companies and funders. You can support us by making a one-off donation online at www.cheltenhamtrust.org.uk/donate or by completing the form below and dropping it off at any of our venues. Find out about other ways you can support us, email communications@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

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Home address Postcode Date Please notify the charity if you: Want to cancel this declaration change your name or home address No longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains. If you pay Income Tax at the higher or additional rate and want to receive the additional tax relief due to you, you must include all your Gift Aid donations on your Self-Assessment tax return or ask HM Revenue and Customs to adjust your tax code. The Cheltenham Trust is a charity registered in England and Wales (No 1158606) and a company limited by guarantee (No 09021431). Registered address: Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1QA.

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