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HUNDREDS OF GREAT EXPERIENCES ACROSS CHELTENHAM


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WELCOME We’re here to help get your New Year off to a fit, healthy and thought-provoking start, with a packed programme of events across the Trust’s five iconic venues. Whether you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to learn something new, plan to return to swimming or want to beat the January blues by arranging a fun night out with friends, there really is something for everyone, every day at The Cheltenham Trust. Leisure At’s state-of-the-art splash pad is perfect for those looking to entertain under 5s on wet, winter mornings and The Wilson’s new breath-taking photographic exhibition The Enduring Eye will astound you with its depiction of Antarctic endurance and survival.

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Cheltenham Town Hall’s programme is packed with spoken word, music INFORMATION and comedy events to appeal to our wide audience. Highlights include Britain’s world-famous reggae band UB40 on their 40th Anniversary tour, 51 SHOP AT THE TRUST elephant conservationist Saba Douglas-Hamilton, sharing her animal stories and tales of life in Kenya and our hugely popular classical concert series including the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. As a charity your ticket purchases and donations enable us to reinvest in the Trust’s venues and activities and help us to continue enriching lives through art, heritage, sport and culture. Julie Finch CEO, The Cheltenham Trust

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FIVE ICONIC VENUES Cheltenham Town Hall & Pittville Pump Room A vibrant mix of entertainment and versatile event spaces in two magnificent buildings. To find out what’s on, visit www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk The Wilson, Gloucestershire’s Premier 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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SUPPORT US The Cheltenham Trust works to change and transform the lives of everyone who lives in Cheltenham. Creating new opportunities for children, young people, the elderly and people from all of the town’s diverse communities. To continue to keep the iconic venues we run alive and offer diverse activities we rely on the generosity of local people, companies and funders. You can support us by making a one-off cash donation. Please complete your details below and remember to let us know if we can also claim Gift Aid on your donation as this could mean an extra 25%, at no cost to you. Please then drop this form and donation to any of our venues throughout the town. If you would like to hear about other ways you can support us please contact communications@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

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BOOKING INFORMATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL & PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, GL50 1QA To book any events held at Cheltenham Town Hall or for more information, please visit www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk or call the box office on 0844 576 2210*. Opening times: Mon - Fri 1pm - 6pm and 45 minutes before an event. Saturdays 9.30am - 5.15pm at The Wilson, Clarence Street, Cheltenham, GL50 3JT. Closed Sundays and Public Holidays.

LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM Tommy Taylors Lane, Cheltenham, GL50 4RN To book any events held at Leisure at Cheltenham or for more information, please visit www.leisureatcheltenham.com or call 01242 528764. Opening times: Mon - Thurs 6am -10pm, Fri 6am - 9.30pm, Sat 8am - 6pm, Sun 8am - 7pm, Bank Holidays 8am - 8pm. Prices are subject to change

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*Charges to 0844 numbers cost 7p per minute, plus your telephone company’s access charge and mobile providers may vary. There is a transaction fee of £1.50 per booking when buying online or over the phone. Some events listed in this brochure with a star may be subject to a £1, £1.50 or £2 ticket levy (included in the price), which goes towards the maintenance and improvement of Cheltenham Town Hall and Pittville Pump Room. The Box Office will be open 45 minutes before an event starts. Times listed are start times. Please arrive in advance of stated time.

THE WILSON, GLOUCESTERSHIRE’S PREMIER ART GALLERY & MUSEUM Clarence Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3JT To book any events held at The Wilson or for more information, please visit www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk or call

Book 10 - 19 seats and save £2 per ticket. Book 20 - 39 seats and save £2.50 per ticket + organiser goes free. Book 40+ seats and save £3 per ticket + organiser goes free. 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.

01242 387488 Opening times: Tue – Wed 9.30am – 5.15pm, Thu 9.30am – 7.45pm, Fri – Sat 9.30am – 5.15pm, Sun 11am – 4pm. Closed Mondays and bank/public holidays. The Wilson Shop, the Tourist Information desk and The Wilson Café are open Mondays.

PRE-CONCERT TALK Free entry using your concert ticket to concerts marked with this symbol. Please visit www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk for details of speakers.

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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – New Year Strauss Gala DATE SUNDAY 6 JANUARY TIME 3PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50 There is no Pre-Concert Talk before today’s performance.

BSO, conductor Thomas Rösner and an outstanding guest soprano celebrate 2019 with an uplifting selection of Strauss waltzes, marches and arias. Enjoy an evening of swirling melodies, including the Merry Wives of Windsor overture and Tik-Tak Polka.

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DATE TUESDAY 15 JANUARY TIME 7PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £10, UNDER 18 £7* EveryVoice Community Choirs combine to offer you a fantastic evening of songs that will make your heart sing. 190 voices join as one to perform a wide selection of styles and tempos that will get your New Year off to a fabulous start.

DATE THURSDAY 17 JANUARY TIME 7PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £30* Join the EveryVoice Community Choirs in a special evening of supper and song to raise money for Sue Ryder Hospice. They’ll sing a beautifully uplifting array of songs in a wide range of styles and tempos, and debut the newly-commissioned song, ‘House on the Hill’, about the Leckhampton Hospice.

*Tickets are sold through the Everyman Box Office 01242 572573, www.everymantheatre.org.uk

*Tickets are sold through the Everyman Box Office 01242 572573, www.everymantheatre.org.uk

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Tea Dance DATE MONDAY 14 JANUARY, 18 FEBRUARY, 15 APRIL TIME 2.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £5, CARERS FREE Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy a fun and 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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Adrian Brendel & Alasdair Beatson DATE THURSDAY 17 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £20, £15, UNDER 26 £5 Adrian Brendel is one of the most versatile and original cellists of his generation. Alasdair Beatson’s professional highlights include concerts in London’s Wigmore Hall. They play Fauré’s Élégie, Op.24, Bach’s Gamba Sonata in G BWV 1027, Widor’s Sonata in A Op.80, Bach arr. Moscheles, three Preludes from the Well-Tempered Clavier, and Saint-Saëns Sonata in C Minor Op.32.

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From The Jam DATE FRIDAY 18 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25 AGE OVER 14 Featuring legendary former The Jam bassist Bruce Foxton, vocalist & guitarist Russell Hastings, drummer Mike Randon and Andy Fairclough on Hammond and piano. From The Jam celebrates the 40th anniversary of The Jam’s All Mod Cons album. Headlining 1,000 shows since 2007, From The Jam have a reputation for incendiary live performances. Expect a power of sound all night long!

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Cheltenham Bridal Show DATE SUNDAY 20 JANUARY TIME 11AM – 3PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE FREE We are excited to welcome couples to our elegant Grade I listed wedding venue. Pop in for a glass of bubbly to discuss your special day with our dedicated wedding team, our wonderful caterers and a variety of hand-picked suppliers. Our stunning wedding venue will be dressed for a ceremony and reception, showcasing an abundance of inspiration for your wedding.

Hans Rey: Riding Life DATE MONDAY 21 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £19.50 Presented by Speakers from the Edge

Former mountain bike world champion and pioneer of Freeride, Hans Rey’s tales include 30 years of extreme feats, such as the first bike descent of Mt. Kenya, riding the Indian Himalayas, the Alps and Inca Trail, and traversing the Sinai Desert. Hans will also offer his vision on the future of the sport and how his charity Wheels4Life keeps him motivated.

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Masterworks Concert 66 DATE TUESDAY 22 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £15, STUDENTS & UNDER 18 £5 The Masterworks debut of the Lisney Trio, featuring Smetana’s romantic and lyrical opus 15 and Chopin’s celebrated Sonata opus 35 - one of the most powerful and affecting works in the piano repertoire. Schubert’s Sonata in B, D 575 provides a suitable prelude to this dramatic programme; a boldly experimental work, with vivacious dance rhythms and a bohemian spirit.

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Ruby Turner DATE FRIDAY 25 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £27 Regarded as having a voice that can breathe life and meaning into any song, whether a passionate ballad or a fastpaced groove, Ruby Turner continues to win the hearts and minds of a diverse fan base. Having recently toured with Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Ruby is back on the road again with her own band.

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Cheltenham Philharmonic Orchestra – Winter Concert DATE SUNDAY 27 JANUARY TIME 3PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £12 ADULTS, £6 STUDENTS, UNDER 16 FREE Cheltenham Philharmonic Orchestra welcome back Marcel Zidani to play Grieg's ever popular piano concerto. The concert includes Brahms' dark, turbulent and moody Tragic Overture and finishes with a rare performance of the Brahms Piano Quartet No.1, arranged for full orchestra by Schoenberg.

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Lunchtime Recitals DATE TUESDAYS AS LISTED TIME 1.05PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £5 Enjoy laid-back recitals from some of the finest new and established classical musicians. A range of delicious light lunches will be available from the Regency Café from noon-12.55pm on recital days (not included in the ticket price). For further details of the programmes and performers, please see the Lunchtime Recitals brochure. 5, 12, 19 & 26 February 2, 23 & 30 April


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Spirit of the Dance DATE THURSDAY 31 JANUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £28 Seen by more than 30 million people in 20 countries, the award-winning Spirit of the Dance is an explosive and powerful show, combining heart-pounding Irish dance with the sensual Latino rhythms of Flamenco and Red Hot Salsa. Not one shoe steps out of line as their thunderous feet perform as one, with spectacular lighting, dazzling costumes and fantastic choreography.

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The Thinking Drinkers – Pub Crawl

Dr Michael Mosley: Trust Fast Health

DATE THURSDAY 7 FEBRUARY TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £17 AGE OVER 18 ONLY The Thinking Drinkers are back with a brand-new, hilarious, intoxicating bar-hop through history. Enjoy five free drinks as the award-winning experts take you from the symposiums of Ancient Greece to the classic British boozer via Wild West saloons, Victorian gin palaces and the secret speakeasy. You’ll learn a lot, you’ll laugh a lot and, don’t forget, you get five free drinks!

DATE FRIDAY 8 FEBRUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25.50 Dr Michael Mosley has changed many lives with his award-winning programmes and international best-selling books. In this informative and entertaining live show, the man behind the iconic 5:2 Diet will offer fascinating insights into the workings of the human body. He’ll take you on the unconventional journey that he has travelled, from revolutionary ways to lose weight to getting fit and reducing stress.

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Forbidden Nights DATE SATURDAY 9 FEBRUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £26, £22.50 AGE OVER 18 ONLY Brace yourself for two hours of thrilling action and provocative choreography, with the ultimate Forbidden strip tease (and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure!). Leave your inhibitions at the door as the talented cast of acrobats, fire acts, aerial artists and world-renowned circus performers flip and spin across the stage in this high-octane show! WWW.CHELTENHAMTRUST.ORG.UK

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Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra – The Grand Tour I DATE SATURDAY 9 FEBRUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £17 RESERVED, £14 UNRESERVED, STUDENTS 50% OFF, UNDER 15 FREE Join CSO for three works of German Romanticism. Mozart’s last symphony (Jupiter), the greatest musical expression of romantic love in Wagner’s Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan und Isolde and the haunting beauty of the Four Last Songs of Richard Strauss, sung by April Fredrick.

The Classic Rock Show DATE SUNDAY 10 FEBRUARY 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 brings the original recordings back 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 much, much more. This is the ultimate live show for fans of classic rock!

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Louis Schwizgebel, piano DATE WEDNESDAY 13 FEBRUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £23, £18, UNDER 26 £5 Louis Schwizgebel’s musical talent has been described as prodigious, as evidenced by his winning major prizes in international competitions. He is playing Schubert (Allegretto in C D915 and 4 Impromptus D935) and Chopin’s 24 preludes op.28 bringing his SwissChinese heritage to offer new perspectives on these works. Cheltenham Music Society is delighted to present this award-winning pianist.

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Jimeoin – Result! DATE THURSDAY 14 FEBRUARY TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £20 AGE OVER 14 An evening of world-class stand-up as the Irishman from Australia brings his brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious comedy to Cheltenham Town Hall. Jimeoin is internationally acclaimed as one of live comedy’s masters, so don’t miss your chance to catch him live! 10 January – May 2019

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Crooners DATE FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £24.50 Following the story of three very British gentlemen who exhume the characteristics of a crooner; suave, self-assured, stylish, as they defend the role of a crooner in our modern world. Cue a splendiferous injection of British comedy, tongue firmly in cheek, and a shot of Big Band Swing. This rip roaring comedy musical is witty and full of satirical energy, silliness and superb musical numbers.

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Wales v England Preview Dinner with Will Carling OBE & Rob Jones MBE DATE TUESDAY 19 FEBRUARY TIME 7PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £80 Join two legendary former British Lions, Will Carling and Robert Jones, for an evening of great rugby chat. The pair will share details about their illustrious careers and look forward to the Wales v England Six Nations clash. Includes a sumptuous five course dinner. Tickets and group tables of 10 available from www. aitchandaitchbee.buzz/wales-vsengland-preview-dinner

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DATE WEDNESDAY 20 FEBRUARY TIME 8.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £13.50, 7 TICKETS FOR THE PRICE OF 6 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.

Aretha – RESPECT DATE FRIDAY 22 FEBRUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £24.50 A stunning celebration of the life and music of one of the greatest vocalists of all time, Aretha Franklin. RESPECT features the awesome vocal talent of international soul sensation, Janine Johnson, who has previously collaborated with George Michael, Take That and Paloma Faith. A magical journey through four decades of classic hits, including ‘Respect’, ‘Natural Woman’, ‘I Say A Little Prayer’ and many more.

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Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra DATE SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50 Marios Papadopoulos leads two of Mozart’s finest concertos from the keyboard, preceded by his Serenata Notturna (No.6). Mozart’s final piano concerto (No.27) is amongst his finest and beloved by many. His Concerto No.20 is both dramatic and delicate, with a gloriously romantic second movement.

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Writing New Histories of Cheltenham and Cirencester DATE MONDAY 25 FEBRUARY TIME 6PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £10 SINGLE, £15 FOR TWO TICKETS An evening in aid of the Gloucestershire County History Trust, the charity which continues the work of the Victoria County History. Promoted by the Honourable Company of Gloucestershire, you’ll hear from John Chandler, who has overseen the Cheltenham research, and Katy Layton-Jones, who is working on the Cirencester volume. 12 January – May 2019

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Red) DATE TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £15.50 Experience an extraordinary collection of short films from the world’s most prestigious mountain film festival. Follow the expeditions of some of today’s most incredible adventurers, see amazing footage of adrenaline packed action sports and be inspired by thought-provoking pieces shot from the far flung corners of the globe. Group offer available. Under 12s should be accompanied by an adult

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Volunteers play a vital role in the work that The Trust does to enrich the lives of residents and visitors in Cheltenham. We are always looking for new volunteers to join our vibrant team. Volunteers inspire families at our workshops and community events, research and care for artefacts in the museum collections, guide visitors around the iconic Pittville Pump Room, look after our shops, lead guided walks and much more. To find out more visit: www.cheltenhamtrust.org. uk/volunteer for booking and more information.


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Music for Youth Local Festival

Leo Houlding – The Spectre Expedition

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DATE SUNDAY 3 MARCH TIME 12PM – 3PM AND 5PM – 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE ENTRY BY DONATION ON THE DOOR Music for Youth returns in 2019 with another busy day showcasing some of the very best of youth music-making in Gloucestershire. Join us for a packed day of performances in the splendour of Cheltenham Town Hall. Entry by donation in support of future events.

DATE WEDNESDAY 6 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £17 1,000 miles, 200+ kilos, 60 days and one incredible mountain. This is the story of Leo Houlding’s daring dream to reach the summit of the most remote mountain on earth; the Spectre in Antarctica. A tale of ambition, adventure, friendship and endeavour, uncovering lesser known facts and unveiling stories of cutting edge vertical exploration. Illustrated with inspirational photography and high impact video.

DATE FRIDAY 8 – SUNDAY 10 MARCH TIME 10AM – 5PM (CLOSING 4PM SUNDAY) LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE FROM £7 An exceptional, handpicked selection of 100 awardwinning, highly-skilled creators, including jewellers, potters, furniture makers, textile artists, glassmakers, wood workers and more, all selling their finely made products directly to the public. Plus have-a-go craft activities and skilled craft demonstrations. Advance tickets from www.madebyhandengland.org.uk

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Collabro – Road To The Royal Albert Hall DATE TUESDAY 12 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £44.50, £34.50, £21.50 MEET & GREET £131, £101 Collabro are one of the most successful musical theatre groups and winners of Britain’s Got Talent 2014. Following last year’s sell-out theatre tour, the group are back with their ‘Road to the Royal Albert Hall’ tour. Featuring some of the most famous songs ever to hit the West End and Broadway stages, this promises to be an unmissable night for musical theatre fans. WWW.CHELTENHAMTRUST.ORG.UK

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An Evening with Sir Geoff Hurst

Circus of Horrors – The Psycho Asylum

DATE THURSDAY 14 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £52 VIP, £27 Join Sir Geoff Hurst as he shares amusing details about his illustrious West Ham and England career, joined by friend and agent, Terry Baker. This is your chance to get to know this great footballing legend during an interactive evening. VIP ticket holders will have the chance to meet Sir Geoff and have a photograph with him before the show.

DATE FRIDAY 15 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25, £20 AGE OVER 16 The Circus of Horrors phenomenon returns with a spectacular amalgamation of bizarre and fantastic circus acts, all woven into a sensational shock/horror story and the darkest of magic. Taking the show to a whole new level, performed with a forked tongue firmly in each cheek, you’ll certainly die laughing!

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Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra – The Grand Tour II DATE SATURDAY 16 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £17 RESERVED, £14 UNRESERVED. STUDENT 50%, UNDER 15 FREE An outstanding evening of music from Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra and the young local pianist, Adam Heron. This is the second concert in the CSO’s Grand Tour series, featuring two of the greatest works of Romanticism - Beethoven’s 5th Piano Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s 6th Symphony, ‘Pathétique’.

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BBC National Orchestra of Wales DATE SUNDAY 17 MARCH TIME 3PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50 Pianist Joanna MacGregor, talented in traversing classical and jazz styles, is the ideal soloist for Gershwin’s dazzling Piano Concerto in F. Anna Clyne’s ‘This Midnight Hour’ is a vivid, nocturnal sketch and takes inspiration from poems by Jimenez and Baudelaire. This colourful programme concludes with Elgar’s Enigma Variations and its crowning moment, Nimrod. Pre-concert talk (6.30PM-7PM). Free entry using your concert ticket.

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Seann Walsh – After This One, I’m Going Home DATE SUNDAY 17 MARCH TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £17 AGE OVER 14 This dishevelled, fiery, animated and fiercely idle, millennial man-child is one of the best live comedians to have come out of the UK. You may have seen him on Live At The Apollo (BBC 2), Celebrity Juice (ITV 2) or 8 Out Of 10 Cats (Channel 4) – now is your chance to catch this talented, witty and hilarious comedian live.

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Lost Voice Guy – I’m Only In It For The Parking DATE MONDAY 18 MARCH TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £18 Following unprecedented success in the Britain’s Got Talent 2018 final, BBC New Comedy Award-winner and star and writer of BBC Radio 4’s comedy series, Ability, Lee Ridley (aka Lost Voice Guy) is setting out on a UK tour. He may not be able to talk, but with use of a communication aid he definitely has something to say and his comedic talent will leave you speechless!

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Dante Quartet

Here Come The Girls

DATE WEDNESDAY 20 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £23, £18. UNDER 26 £5 Cheltenham Music Society present the Dante Quartet who combine youthful exuberance, consummate technical skill and impassioned playing that has won them many awards. On this occasion, they are playing Haydn’s String Quartet Op.33 No.5, Beethoven’s String Quartet Op.59 No.2 and Howell’s Quartet No.3 ‘In Gloucestershire’. This is an evening not to be missed.

DATE FRIDAY 22 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £28, £26 Here Come The Girls is a spectacular dance show fusing Ballroom and Latin routines, featuring Dianne Buswell, Amy Dowden and Chloe Hewitt from BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing. Choreographed by Patrick Helm, this dazzling show includes individual performances and group numbers. Meet & greet ticket holders can meet the dancers before the show (limited number available).

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The Lindisfarne Story DATE SUNDAY 24 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £22 When Lindisfarne exploded onto the UK music scene in 1970 they became the standard bearers for acoustic-based rock music. Their sparkling song-writing cut through the prevailing sounds of the 70s. Former members Billy Mitchell and Ray Laidlaw tell The Lindisfarne Story from the beginning, featuring acoustic versions of classic songs and behind-the-scenes stories, illustrated with archive footage.

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Cheltenham Horticultural Society Spring Show

Ben Fogle – Tales From The Wilderness

DATE SUNDAY 24 MARCH TIME 12.30PM – 3.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE ADULTS £2 ON DOOR, UNDER 16 FREE Cheltenham Horticultural Society’s Spring Show features a wonderful selection of plants to purchase from local nurseries, plus beautiful displays of plants and flowers to enjoy. There will also be a number of trade stalls, including cakes, books, bric-a-brac, crafts, cards and photographs. Refreshments available. See www. cheltenhamhorticultural.co.uk for more details.

DATE TUESDAY 26 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £27 Join Ben Fogle for an unforgettable evening of storytelling and adventure. In this uplifting and inspiring show, Ben will be sharing tales of swimming with crocodiles to conquering Mount Everest, crossing Antarctica to rowing the Atlantic Ocean. If you enjoy Ben’s TV shows then you’ll love this intimate evening of inspiring stories from around the world.

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Nish Kumar – It’s In Your Nature To Destroy Yourselves DATE WEDNESDAY 27 MARCH TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £24.50 AGE OVER 16 Join comedian Nish Kumar for jokes about politics and mankind’s capacity for selfdestruction (and whether this will lead to the end of our days) – all fun stuff! Nish is host of the Mash Report, which you might have seen on BBC 2. He’s also appeared on Live At The Apollo (BBC 2), QI (BBC 2) and Taskmaster (Dave) to name a few.

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Seth Lakeman

Islands In The Stream

DATE THURSDAY 28 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £32, £27 Charismatic singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Seth Lakeman is back on tour following the release of his ninth studio album, ‘The Well Worn Path’. It’s a return to a no-nonsense, organic, classic folk-rock approach with hints of Fairport Convention, Neil Young, Nick Cave and Billy Bragg, combined with Lakeman’s trademark foot-stomping, fiddle bow-shredding and soaring vocals.

DATE FRIDAY 29 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25.50 Leave your 9 to 5 worries at the door and get ready for a night of country music classics celebrating the music of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers. This superb tribute show features glamour, charisma, energy and personality along with all your favourite country music hits, such as ‘Jolene’, ‘The Gambler’, ‘Ruby’, and ‘9 to 5’ plus many more.

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Magic of Motown

Hormonal Housewives

DATE SATURDAY 30 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £29.50 Prepare yourself for back-to-back classic Motown hits, glittering costumes, dazzling dance moves and outstanding musicianship in this explosive concert experience. Celebrate the sound of a generation as the timeless music of Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, The Supremes, Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson and more, are sensationally recreated for you by an exceptionally talented cast and band.

DATE SUNDAY 31 MARCH TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £26 Join the Hormonal Housewives as they blast their witty way through a catalogue of women’s bits: weight gain, weight loss, mood swings, moody teenagers, men, therapy, sex, celebrity gossip, social media, and all the other joys of being a 21st century woman! No subject is taboo and no thought is too private as they tackle the challenges of modern womanhood.

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An Audience with Liverpool Legends – John Barnes, Jan Molby & Neil Ruddock DATE MONDAY 1 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £30, £28 The ultimate evening of Anfield legends - your chance to see John Barnes, Jan Molby and Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock on stage together. An evening full of entertainment and banter, so sit back and enjoy! Including an insight into their careers, from previous clubs, to putting on the famous red jersey and representing their country, plus a reflection on the season to date.

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The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Blue) DATE WEDNESDAY 3 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £15.50 The world’s most prestigious mountain film festival returns with a new collection of extraordinary short films. Follow the expeditions of some of today’s most incredible adventurers, see amazing footage of adrenaline packed action sports and be inspired by thought-provoking pieces shot from the far flung corners of the globe. Under 12s should be accompanied by an adult 18 January – May 2019

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Kate Rusby DATE THURSDAY 4 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £27 Of all the stars in folk music’s wondrous firmament, few shine as brightly as Yorkshire’s Kate Rusby. A remarkable interpretive singer, Kate’s soulful vocals resonate with the wistful beauty of an earthbound angel. Inhabiting a lyric with unforced conviction – no matter how old or how modern – she has that rare ability to transport her audience, making each tune live vividly within their imagination.

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Saba Douglas-Hamilton – A Life With Elephants

English Symphony Orchestra

DATE THURSDAY 4 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £20, UNDER 16 £18 Join Saba Douglas-Hamilton, the highly acclaimed elephant conservationist and wildlife TV presenter of ‘This Wild Life’ and ‘Big Cat Diaries’, for an evening of exciting animal stories and intimate behind the scenes tales of life in Kenya with her young family. Includes audience Q&A and a post-show signing.

DATE FRIDAY 5 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50 The ESO bring virtuosity to Beethoven’s rustic and humorous Fourth Symphony. The searching spirituality of Beethoven’s monumental Violin Concerto is brought to life by violinist Chloe Hanslip, recognised as one of the great soloists of her generation. Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture, Op.62 completes this wonderful evening.

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Bon Jovi Forever DATE SATURDAY 6 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £26 The only Bon Jovi tribute show you need to see! Every performance is action-packed and delivered with artistry, electric energy and passion featuring all your favourite Bon Jovi hits. This show is guaranteed to give any fan of Bon Jovi ‘One Wild Night’!

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UB40: 40th Anniversary Tour – For The Many DATE SUNDAY 7 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £44.50, £39.50 AGE OVER 14 As part of their anniversary celebrations, Britain’s world-famous reggae band UB40 have released their first new studio album in five years, followed by an extensive UK tour. The new album, ‘For The Many’, features five UB40 founding members and four long-time members. Experience their new album live, alongside many of their UK top 10 hits.

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Cheltenham Philharmonic Orchestra – Spring Concert: A Journey Through Spain & Latin America DATE SUNDAY 7 APRIL TIME 3PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £12 ADULTS, £6 STUDENTS, UNDER 16 FREE Enjoy music from Cuba, Mexico and Argentina, finishing in Spain with the much-loved Concierto da Aranjuez by Rodrigo, featuring the young guitarist, Chris Roberts. An afternoon of exciting rhythms, great tunes and wonderful harmony.

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Conrad Anker – Hold Fast

Sweet Caroline – A Tribute To Neil Diamond

DATE WEDNESDAY 10 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £21 One of the greatest mountaineers of our time, Conrad Anker, is perhaps best known for locating Mallory’s body on Everest, searching for climbing partner Alex Lowe after an avalanche, and for being leader of the North Face climbing team. In this new show, Conrad will talk all things mountaineering, including the 1924 Mallory & Irvine Everest expedition.

DATE THURSDAY 11 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £26 The ultimate tribute to Neil Diamond, featuring Gary Ryan, as seen on Stars in Their Eyes (ITV). This musical journey celebrates 50 years of a legend. From Brooklyn to Hollywood, Neil Diamond has left a legacy of great songs. Enjoy all the hits such as ‘Forever in Blue Jeans’, ‘America’ and, of course, the unforgettable ‘Sweet Caroline’.

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The James Bond Spectacular DATE FRIDAY 12 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25 'Q The Music Show' bring you a spectacular evening of live music, performing all the classic hits from the James Bond film series. The performance will be compèred by Caroline Munro, who played Naomi in The Spy Who Loved Me. 'Q The Music Show' has established a worldwide reputation for its authentic live music shows, performing at Sir Roger Moore’s official memorial in 2017.

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Let’s Hang On DATE SATURDAY 13 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25.50 Let’s Hang On, the world’s longest-running tribute to the music of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, returns with a sensational 10th anniversary show. Discover how four New Jersey boys from the wrong side of the tracks invented their own sound and sold over 175 million records before they turned 30.

Henning Wehn – Get On With It DATE SUNDAY 14 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £22.50 AGE OVER 16 You couldn’t make it up; surely the German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn hasn’t churned out yet another new show? And what’s he still doing here anyway? Well, his lack of transferable skills is what keeps him here and his belief that practice makes perfect is what keeps him going!

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Rumours of Fleetwood Mac DATE TUESDAY 16 APRIL TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £31.50, £26.50 Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, the world’s finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, return with a brand new show celebrating 50 years of the very best of Fleetwood Mac, including a special blues set paying tribute to Fleetwood Mac’s legendary Peter Green era. Rediscover the songs and performances that have ensured Fleetwood Mac’s place as one of the most loved groups of all time. WWW.CHELTENHAMTRUST.ORG.UK

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DATE WEDNESDAY 24 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £20, £15. UNDER 26 £5 Cheltenham Music Society is delighted to present the Castalian Quartet, one of the most exciting new voices on the chamber music scene. They are playing quartets by Haydn (Op.76, No.2), Britten (No.2, Op.36) and Schubert (No.13, D804 Rosamunde). The Castalian Quartet have been consistent prize winners internationally for many years.

Howlers at the Hall DATE WEDNESDAY 24 APRIL TIME 8.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £13.50, 7 TICKETS FOR THE PRICE OF 6 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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Francis Rossi – I Talk Too Much DATE THURSDAY 25 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £34.50, £27 Founder, lead singer and lead guitarist of Status Quo, Francis Rossi, will talk about his mishaps and adventures of life on the road with one of the biggest and most loved bands ever. Expect laughter, revelations, tales involving some of the giants of music, exclusive video clips, snatches of classic tunes and a brilliant night out.

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Roy Orbison & The Travelling Wilburys Experience DATE FRIDAY 26 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £23.50 Come and celebrate 30 years since the Wilburys original album release and pay a special tribute to The Big O, who died later the same year. Roy Orbison and the Travelling Wilburys Experience will take you on a journey through the story of the Wilburys. With expert narrative and big screen action, this 30th anniversary special is unmissable. 22 January – May 2019

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Wilko Johnson With Special Guest Glenn Tilbrook DATE SATURDAY 27 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £32 Heavily influenced by Mick Green, Wilko Johnson’s distinctive sound, coupled with that black-suited, scowling look, has solidified his place as one of the greatest guitar heroes of all time. Joined by Glenn Tilbrook, one of our most cherished songwriters, singers and guitarists, not to mention an in-demand and endlessly endearing live performer. A smashing night for live music fans.

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Whitney – Queen of the Night

European Union Chamber Orchestra

Cheltenham Jazz Festival

DATE SUNDAY 28 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £27 A stunning celebration of the music and life of one of the greatest singers of our time, Whitney Houston. This awardwinning production features a sensational line-up of musicians and artists, together with a breath-taking performance in the spirit of Whitney, creating a show that exceeds expectations on every level.

DATE TUESDAY 30 APRIL TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50 Clarinettist Emma Johnson joins EUCO for a programme of the most popular works in the orchestral repertoire. Featuring Peter Warlock’s miniature masterpiece, Capriol Suite, Mozart’s great Clarinet Concerto, Barber’s most famous Adagio for Strings and Haydn’s most dramatic and exciting Symphony No.44.

DATE 1 – 6 MAY TIME VARIOUS LOCATION VARIOUS PRICE VARIOUS Experience one of the country’s best-loved jazz festivals and enjoy the greatest classic and contemporary jazz, soul, blues and pop from an array of international powerhouse acts and the brightest emerging talent. Plus over 90 free gigs taking place around Cheltenham. For full listings of events and to book tickets see www.cheltenhamfestivals. com/jazz

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Mark Beaumont: Around The World In 80 Days DATE FRIDAY 3 MAY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £18 Having smashed the circumnavigation cycling world record twice in his career, Mark Beaumont now holds this 18,000 mile title in a time of 78 days and 14 hours, averaging 240 miles a day. Featuring films and photography, this show is a fascinating insight into Mark’s epic career to date.

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Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts DATE 7–19 MAY TIME 9AM – 7PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £4, UNDER 18 FREE The Festival offers a variety of performance-based events. From ballet to modern dance, Shakespeare to poetry and choirs to piano recitals, there is something different every day. For a full listing of events see: www.cheltenhamfestivalofper formingarts.co.uk Supported by Cheltenham Borough Council.

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Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra – The Grand Tour III

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The Gloucestershire Business Show 2019

DATE TUESDAY 21 – DATE SATURDAY 18 MAY 40MM SQUARE WEDNESDAY MAY WHATS ON22 GRAPHIC.indd 04/11/2018 1 1 TIME 7.30PM TIME 10AM – 4PM LOCATION PITTVILLE LOCATION CHELTENHAM PUMP ROOM TOWN HALL PRICE £17 RESERVED, £14 PRICE FREE ENTRY UNRESERVED, STUDENTS 50% Gloucestershire’s festival of OFF, UNDER 15 FREE business and innovation comes to CSO’s Grand Tour series Cheltenham Town Hall for its fifth culminates with the prize-winner year. Bringing businesses together of the orchestra’s recent Young from across Gloucestershire Composer’s Competition 2018. and beyond, #GBS19 inspires A delightful evening featuring discussion, collaboration, Romain Bornes’s Picric Acid, innovation and growth. A festival with a Dvořák concert overture, programme set in a business Mozart’s 25th piano concerto exhibition across sectors and and the cheery Brahms 2nd scales. Meet new people, think symphony. new thoughts, do new business.

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Les Musicals

Bowie Experience

DATE THURSDAY 23 MAY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £25 MEET & GREET £57.50 The ultimate celebration of musical theatre! Jonathan Ansell (G4 frontman) and Jai McDowall (Britain’s Got Talent winner) have joined forces to create a dramatic, spine-tingling concert. This vocally dynamic evening showcases even more smash-hit songs from the greatest musicals of all time, brought to you by two of the world’s finest voices.

DATE FRIDAY 24 MAY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £26 Bowie Experience is a breathtaking concert celebrating the music of the world’s greatest pop icon, David Bowie. A must see for all Bowie fans, the latest production promises an unforgettable journey of sound and vision, featuring all the hits from A to Ziggy.

Tom Stade – I Swear To… DATE SUNDAY 26 MAY TIME 8PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £19.50 AGE OVER 16 Join Tom as he attempts to figure out exactly where he fits into this emerging new world of feelings and FaceTime. Exactly when did he, and all his stuff, become vintage - and why didn’t he see it coming? Armed with his usual swagger and playful sense of mischief, Tom explores these generational conundrums, and a whole lot more.

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Façade and Other English Eccentricities DATE SUNDAY 26 MAY TIME 3PM LOCATION PITTVILLE PUMP ROOM PRICE £20 Join this small ensemble of players from the English Symphony Orchestra, along with actor Ben Humphreys, as they present an incomparable display of English eccentricity. Façade is a wild and witty music theatre masterpiece - a stunning setting of Dame Edith Sitwell’s nonsense poetry performed to music composed by William Walton. A delightful Sunday afternoon full of fun and frolics. WWW.CHELTENHAMTRUST.ORG.UK

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Cheltenham Children’s Festival

DATE MONDAY 27 MAY TIME TIME 10AM – 2PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE FREE Cheltenham Children’s Festival is a celebration of childhood, giving children and families a chance to explore their potential through playful learning. This year it is delivered in conjunction with No Child Left Behind, working to ensure that all children in Cheltenham have the opportunity to thrive.

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Julian Clary – Born To Mince

The Bootleg Beatles

DATE THURSDAY 30 MAY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £27 AGE OVER 16 In this outrageously camp new show, (that he was going to call Bed Knobs and Knee Pads but was advised might not sell too well in Harrogate…). Renowned homosexual Julian Clary will bare his soul as never before in the interests of light entertainment. You know the kind of thing. It’s the only life he knows. Don’t miss out.

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Vehicles

DATE FRIDAY 31 MAY TIME 7.30PM LOCATION CHELTENHAM TOWN HALL PRICE £30 The world’s premier Beatles tribute band continues to draw critical acclaim from across the globe with their stunning re-creation of the greatest songbook of all time. Tracing the Fab Four’s journey through the swinging 60s, every tiny detail is meticulously covered from costumes to authentic period instruments; from their witty Beatle banter to their “inflection perfect” vocals.

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#FirstThursdaysChelt DATE FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH (EXCLUDING JANUARY) TIME 6PM – 9PM LOCATION THE WILSON & PARTNER VENUES PRICE FREE Explore the museum like never before as we give you the chance to ART after hours. Drop in for free artist demonstrations, tours, music, markets and more. Participating venues include Badlands Records, Malones Vintage, Incom Gaming and The Stable. Get in touch if you’d like to join as a venue. More info at: www.cheltenhammuseum.org. uk/firstthursdayschelt/

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Guided Tour of the Arts & Crafts Movement Gallery DATE ALTERNATE THURSDAYS & SATURDAYS TIME 2PM TOURS LAST 4560MINS LOCATION THE ARTS & CRAFTS MOVEMENT GALLERY, 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

Hidden Cheltenham

DATE ALL YEAR ROUND TIME 2PM TOURS LAST 4560MINS LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE STARTING AT £40 FOR GROUPS 10 AND UNDER OR £4 PER PERSON FOR GROUPS 10 OR MORE Book an exclusive group tour with one of our knowledgeable 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.

DATE ONGOING TIME ONGOING LOCATION AROUND CHELTENHAM PRICE FREE Cheltenham is full of intriguing stories; find out more about them through a town centre trail and The Wilson website. Sites include The Mayflower restaurant, St Mary’s Minster, Wagamama, The Brewery, F. Hinds, Marks & Spencer, the former Odeon Cinema site, Regent Arcade, Cheltenham Ladies’ College, Spa Pharmacy and The Montpellier Bandstand. Sponsored by BID.

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At Last Fighting Is Over

A Vote For Women

DATE TUE – SUN UNTIL 31 MARCH 2019 LOCATION OPEN ARCHIVE, THE WILSON PRICE FREE, DONATIONS WELCOME Archival material and objects tell the story of life on the front and at home during the First World War. Selected from The Wilson collection, with loans from the Local History Society, Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum and The Cheltenham Ladies’ College. The exhibition, part of Cheltenham Remembers, is supported by the HLF and Cheltenham Borough Council.

DATE TUE – SUN UNTIL 3 FEBRUARY LOCATION DE FERRIERES GALLERY, THE WILSON PRICE FREE, DONATIONS WELCOME To mark the centenary of the start of women getting the vote, The Wilson has invited local artists to respond to this momentous occasion in history through an open call. This group show will also be an opportunity to showcase the talent in Gloucestershire.

Situated in the heart of Cheltenham, this award-winning building offers unique spaces. Whether it’s a business meeting, conference, workshop or special event, we’ve got you covered. Your guests can explore our collections, get inspiration from our exhibitions, or simply relax in a beautiful environment. For more information call 01242 387 409 or contact us on venuesales@ cheltenhamtrust.org.uk.

Caption: Cheltenham Women’s Suffrage Society banner, 1902-13. Donated and made by Theodora Mills, the President of the Cheltenham Woman’s Suffrage Society.

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Furzie Wool Sculpture Courses DATE THURSDAY 24 JANUARY, SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY, FRIDAY 22 MARCH, SATURDAY 13 APRIL, THURSDAY 16 MAY TIME 10AM – 4.30PM LOCATION THE FOYLE, THE WILSON PRICE £55, £70 INCLUDING KIT TO KEEP AGE ADULTS Learn to sculpt with wool and needlefelt a characterful animal of your choice over a wire armature with expert guidance. Model will be approximately 6 to 7 inches in height. Suitable for beginners, improvers and those expanding their artistic range. Booking essential via artist: 01594 516906; felt@furzie.co.uk; www.furzie.co.uk/courses 28 January – May 2019

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Fine Art: Beginner Series Courses DATE PART 1: FRIDAY 25 JANUARY PART 2: FRIDAY 1 FEBRUARY PART 3: FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY PART 4: FRIDAY 15 MARCH PART 5: FRIDAY 26 APRIL PART 6: FRIDAY 3 MAY TIME 10AM – 3.30PM LOCATION THE FOYLE, THE WILSON PRICE £45 AGE ADULTS The Wilson’s practical introductory course to Fine Art techniques and processes, led by experienced teaching artist Hannah Ellis.

Each part can be booked separately to give flexibility, although attending all six is recommended. At each step we’ll discuss the equipment needed to continue practising at home. Great for beginners and curious intermediates. Materials provided. Booking essential, spaces are limited. Part 1 – Drawing with Charcoal Part 2 – Intro to Acrylics Part 3 – Wet Felting Part 4 – Linocut Printing Part 5 – Oils: Still life Part 6 – Oils: Seascapes

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Adam Vines’ Poetry Surgery DATE THURSDAY 7 MARCH TIME 10AM – 2PM LOCATION THE FOYLE, THE WILSON PRICE £20 AGE ADULTS Adam Vines leads a fun and experimental poetry workshop for The Wilson. Engage with exercises and techniques, share ideas and develop your confidence to create dynamic outcomes, both written and performative. With papered walls, the very room can be your canvas for words and ideas.

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Out of Speech: A Lecture with Adam Vines DATE WEDNESDAY 6 MARCH TIME 6PM – 7.30PM LOCATION THE FOYLE, THE WILSON PRICE £12 The Wilson hosts poet and writer Adam Vines on his brief UK visit for a one-off lecture, breaking down his practice and influences. An engaging and academic discussion of artistic themes, philosophy and painting through the lens of the complex human experience; you won’t want to miss this rare opportunity. WWW.CHELTENHAMTRUST.ORG.UK

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Art Becomes Word Becomes Art: A Live Session with Adam Vines DATE THURSDAY 7 MARCH TIME 7PM LOCATION THIRD FLOOR GALLERY, THE WILSON PRICE FREE AGE 16+ An unmissable unique performative experience from Adam Vines, as part of our First Thursdays cultural events. A live artistic experiment; poetry will be created in response to artworks, followed by artists creating live artwork inspired by the poetry. Watch this creative cycle unfold as it takes unexpected turns in our atmospheric gallery space. Expect sound, light and spontaneity.

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Art Plus

Arty Parties For Grown Ups

The Enduring Eye

DATE SECOND THURSDAY EACH MONTH TIME 10AM – 12PM LOCATION THE FOYLE, THE WILSON PRICE £10 AGE 50+ Run by an experienced local printmaker, learn Fine Art processes in a welcoming environment. Begin with Linocut block printing and move onto other techniques as you develop. Art Plus is a great opportunity to socialise and discuss your own artistic development. Bring your own work or request new media to explore. Best for beginners and improvers. Materials provided. We recommend booking in blocks of six sessions.

DATE REQUEST BOOKING FORM TO PICK A DATE TIME EVENINGS LOCATION THE FOYLE, THE WILSON PRICE ON APPLICATION AGE ADULTS Messy, playful art isn’t just for kids! We’re opening the doors for some bespoke and hilarious sessions for adults. Perfect for professional social events or groups of friends who want to get artistic. Sessions can be booked for Thursday evenings for an hour, subject to availability. Up to 12 participants. Wear clothes you wouldn’t mind getting covered in paint! Email learning@ cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

DATE TUE – SUN UNTIL 24 FEBRUARY LOCATION MONUMENT EXHIBITION GALLERY, THE WILSON PRICE £5, CONCESSIONS £3 The Enduring Eye is an incredible photographic record by Frank Hurley of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s exploration of the Antarctic, 1914-17. Newly digitised images revealing previously unseen details of the crew’s epic struggle for survival, before and after their ship, The Endurance, was destroyed. This captivating exhibition is suitable for all the family.

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Rotating Programme Of Local Artists DATE 3 FEBRUARY – 24 MARCH; 30 MARCH – 12 MAY TIME AS PER CAFÉ OPENING HOURS LOCATION DE FERRIERES GALLERY, THE WILSON PRICE FREE, DONATIONS WELCOME Our community gallery has a rotating exhibitions programme showcasing work by local artists and community groups. For details, see www. cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

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Monthly Object Talks DATE FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH TIME 6PM – 6.30PM LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE £3/£5 Each month a member of The Wilson team will share fascinating stories behind their chosen object from the current collections. Find out more at www.cheltenhammuseum. org.uk

Encountering Gospel Women In Paint With Professor Philip Esler, University of Gloucestershire DATE THURSDAY 9 MAY TIME 7PM LOCATION THE FOYLE AT THE WILSON PRICE £8* Following a sell-out in 2017, this popular event returns to the Christian Arts Festival this year. Professor Philip Esler will be focusing on encounters between Jesus and women: his mother, Mary and Martha, Mary Magdalen, the Samaritan woman and the woman taken in adultery. *Tickets available via christianartsfestival.org

SCHOOL WORKSHOPS Are you a teacher? The Wilson Art Gallery & Museum offers both art & history workshops for schools, teacher’s Art CPD, as well as the Takeaway Loans Service boxes of artefacts and natural history specimens, to use in the classroom. For further information please email learning@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk or see www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk/learn

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THE WILSON BIRTHDAY PARTIES Come and celebrate at The Wilson with our fun packed parties!

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The Art Of Selling Songs: Music Graphics From The V&A DATE SATURDAY 16 MARCH – SUNDAY 2 JUNE TIME TUES – SUN LOCATION GALLERIES TWO & THREE, THE WILSON PRICE £3/£5 In 1991, the V&A staged The Art of Selling Songs, an exhibition of music marketing spanning three centuries. Since then, this artform has transformed beyond recognition. This new touring show brings the story right up to date, showcasing 80 iconic objects from the V&A’s collections, including record sleeves and ephemera for the Rolling Stones, Sex Pistols and the Supremes.

32 January – May 2019

The Private Presses After The War DATE UNTIL 31 MARCH TIME TUE – SUN LOCATION OPEN ARCHIVE, THE WILSON PRICE FREE Most of the private presses in Britain shut down during the First World War, but they started up again in the 1920s, and many new presses were formed. This small exhibition charts these new developments in printing and illustration in the 1920s and early 1930s through the works in Emery Walker’s Library, including his own last venture, The Odyssey. Caption: Comus A Mask by John Milton. Published by The Gregynog Press, 1931.

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Go on an exciting journey through history with our Young Explorers Party. Or choose The Arty Party an opportunity to get creative through looking, making and drawing. Parties include two hours use of a private room, a party host, museum trail, plus another party activity. Available all year round for ages 4 – 12. Email artgallery@ cheltenhamtrust.org.uk for details and availability!


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FOR THE FAMILY Family entertainment including theatrical performances, music and play, creative workshops, as well as weekly offerings for under 5s and much more. UNDER 5

Mini Gym DATE/TIME TUESDAYS 9.15AM – 10AM & 10.15AM – 11AM, WEDNESDAYS 9.15AM AND 10AM LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE FROM £2.20 Spring into a weekly favourite at Leisure at Cheltenham! Bring your little one along to join in with a fun, safe soft play circuit that includes a ball pit and bouncy castle! Led by a professional coach, join our exciting warm up and sing-a-long cool down with free-flow play in between. We recommend booking in advance for these sessions.

UNDER 5

UNDER 5

UNDER 5

Bop-a-Roo

Sense and Play

The Soft Play Party

DATE TUESDAYS TIME 11.15AM – NOON LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE FROM £2.20 Join in with our weekly session! Through use of a theme and music, develop your child’s movement in a range of ways to increase their running, hopping, skipping and stretching skills. Through our qualified gymnastic coach, you will be setting up your little one with skills they will use throughout their lives.

DATE WEDNESDAYS TIME 10.15AM – 11AM & 11.15AM – NOON LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE £4.10 Engage and develop your baby’s senses through sound, light and touch. This session will encourage your baby to look to the wider environment with curiosity. Meet new parents and help your baby develop in our spacious and interactive zone. We recommend booking in advance for these sessions.

DATE FRIDAYS TIME 10.30AM – 11.15AM LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE FROM £2.20 Dive right into our weekly Soft Play Party with a bouncy castle and stimulating circuit with plenty of fun and games alongside. Our ever popular session draws children from all over Cheltenham ensuring your little one’s social skills are developed. A weekly favourite at Leisure at Cheltenham!

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SPORT

Pre-school Gymnastics DATE WEDNESDAYS TIME 1.15PM – 2PM & 2PM – 2.45PM LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE £25.99 PER MONTH Pre-school gymnastics is the perfect activity to get your little one ready for a life of physical movement. Develop their basic skills including running, jumping and balancing in a high quality, safe environment.

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SPORT

EXPERIENCE

Learn to Swim Programme

Diving

Museum by Torchlight

DATE/TIME MONDAY – FRIDAY 4PM – 7PM & SATURDAY 8AM – 12PM LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE £22 PER MONTH AGE FROM 4 MONTHS TO ADULTS Welcoming all ages from babies to adults, there is sure to be a Learn to Swim class that suits you. Our qualified swim teachers follow the Swim England framework. Contact learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust. org.uk to find out more.

DATE MONDAY, THURSDAY & FRIDAY TIME FROM 4PM LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE VARIOUS Set your goals to another level and learn to dive! All levels catered for in our varied programme. For more information please contact learntoswim@ cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

DATE THURSDAYS 10, 17, 24 JANUARY TIME 6PM – 7PM LOCATION SECOND FLOOR GALLERY, THE WILSON PRICE £4.50 AGE 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. Reserve your tickets at www.cheltenhammuseum. org.uk

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Holiday Craft

Arty Sunday

Art Explorers

DATE WEDNESDAY 20 FEBRUARY; 10 & 17 APRIL TIME 10.30AM – 12.30PM OR 1.30PM – 3.30PM LOCATION THE FOYLE, THE WILSON PRICE £3.50 AGE FAMILY Learn new craft processes and activities, plus enjoy painting and drawing animals and artefacts from the museum collection. Suitable for a variety of skill levels and ideal for young artists. Be prepared to get involved and messy! Book at www.cheltenhammuseum. org.uk

DATE LAST SUNDAY EACH MONTH TIME 11AM – 1PM LOCATION THE FOYLE, THE WILSON PRICE £4 AGE FAMILY Monthly family Arty Sundays are the perfect way for you and your little ones to explore your creative side together. Each session follows a theme and offers new and tactile processes or ‘makes’ to try, led by our experienced artistpractitioner. Reserve via www. cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

DATE WEDNESDAYS, TERM-TIME TIME 3.45PM – 5.15PM LOCATION THE FOYLE, THE WILSON PRICE £5.50, £5 IF BOOKING SIX WEEKS AGE 7 – 12 YEARS Calling all young artists! Our weekly after-school club will help you develop your artistic skills and have fun while doing it. Explore different techniques and media to create a series of minimasterpieces. This workshop is led by an Arts Award assessor, and can help you build towards the Arts Award Discover award. Book at www. cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

EXHIBITION

World of Wonders! Gallery for Under 5s DATE TUESDAY – SUNDAY LOCATION THE WILSON PRICE FREE Let your eyes be dazzled! Let your imagination soar! Play, touch, crawl and sing in our new gallery for little people and their families, carers, friends and fellow adventurers. Come and be the first to travel the world, right here in Cheltenham! With generous support from DCMS/WOLFSON Museums & Galleries Improvement Fund 2016-18 and Friends of the Wilson. WWW.CHELTENHAMTRUST.ORG.UK

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SPORT & LEISURE Fitness courses offer the opportunity to develop skills in a friendly and informal setting. HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Group Exercise Classes DATE DAILY, INCLUDING BANK HOLIDAYS 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

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Kickstarter Membership

Adult Trampolining

No Strings Badminton

DATE MONDAY – FRIDAY: 4PM 6PM, SATURDAY - SUNDAY: 1 – 2PM PRICE £15 PER MONTH (PLUS £15 JOINING FEE) AGE 11 – 15 YEARS 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 cable machines only), junior circuits and junior spin classes.

DATE MONDAYS TIME 7PM LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE £25.99 PER MONTH AGE ADULTS Did you know that 10 minutes on the trampoline is the equivalent to a 30 minute jog? Trampolining is a wonderful, full body exercise that is made more exciting by taking place off the ground! Our sessions allow adults to develop their fitness in a safe environment with a professional coach.

DATE MONDAYS TIME 12.30PM – 2.30PM LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE £3.60 A beginner/intermediate session where you can practice your skills, gain confidence and have a friendly game. You will have the chance to play with a range of different players in a fun and social session.

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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50+ Social Badminton

Cheltenham Health Walks

DATE MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS TIME 2PM – 4PM LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE £3.60 Our drop-in badminton sessions offer a chance for players to join a fun and social session while keeping fit. The session has been running successfully for a number of years and engaged a broad range of participants. If you are keen to dust off your old badminton racquet, come and join us for this intermediate level session in the sports hall.

DATE MONDAY – FRIDAY 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.

Adult Learn To Swim

DATE WEEKDAYS AND EVENINGS LOCATION LEISURE AT CHELTENHAM PRICE DAYTIME £55 FOR 10 WEEKS & EVENINGS ARE CONTINUAL AT £22 PER MONTH Come and join one of our relaxed classes, from beginner to intermediate we have a class for all abilities. If you are seeking to learn or simply improve that stroke and gain some fitness and stamina, then swimming is a great way to begin! For more information contact us on learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust. org.uk with the chance to win a free month’s membership!

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JAN - MAY CALENDAR DATE

EVENT

VENUE

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Weekdays and evenings

Adult Learn To Swim

Leisure At Cheltenham

Daytime £55 for 10 weeks. Evenings are continual at £22 per month. For more info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Daily, including Bank Holidays

Group Exercise Classes

Leisure At Cheltenham

Free for members (subject to membership type) or £5.30 for non-members. Full timetable at www.leisureatcheltenham.com

Daily

Kickstarter Membership

Leisure At Cheltenham

Monday – Friday 4PM – 6PM. Saturday – Sunday 1PM – 2PM. £15 per month (plus £15 joining fee). 11 – 15 years

Various

Arty Parties For Grown Ups

The Wilson

Evenings. Price on application. More info/to book: learning@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Mondays

No Strings Badminton

Leisure At Cheltenham

12.30PM – 2.30PM. £3.60

Mondays 14, 21 and 28

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM – 10.30PM. £8, pay on door. Beginners welcome

Tuesdays

Bop-A-Roo

Leisure At Cheltenham

11.15AM – Noon. From £2.20

Wednesdays

Sense & Play

Leisure At Cheltenham

10.15AM – 11AM & 11.15AM – Noon. £4.10

Wednesdays

Pre-School Gymnastics

Leisure At Cheltenham

1.15PM – 2PM & 2PM – 2.45PM. £25.99 per month

Wednesdays (term time)

Art Explorers

The Wilson

3.45PM – 5.15PM. £5.50, £5 if booking 6 weeks. 7-12 years

Thursday 10, 17, 24

Museum By Torchlight

The Wilson

6PM – 7PM. £4.50

Fridays

The Soft Play Party

Leisure At Cheltenham

10.30AM – 11.15AM. From £2.20

Mondays

Adult Trampolining

Leisure At Cheltenham

7PM. £25.99 per month

Mondays and Wednesdays

50+ Social Badminton

Leisure At Cheltenham

2PM – 4PM. £3.60

Monday - Friday

Cheltenham Health Walks

Leisure At Cheltenham

Various times. Free. For more details see www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

Monday - Saturday

Learn To Swim Programme

Leisure At Cheltenham

Monday – Friday 4PM – 7PM. Saturday 8AM – 12PM. £22 per month. From 4 months – adults. More info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Monday, Thursday, Friday

Diving

Leisure At Cheltenham

From 4PM. Prices vary. More info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Mini Gym

Leisure At Cheltenham

Tuesdays 9.15AM – 10AM & 10.15AM – 11AM. Wednesdays 9.15AM & 10AM. From £2.20

Tuesday - Sunday

World Of Wonders! Gallery For Under 5s

The Wilson

Free entry

Tuesday - Sunday until 24 February

The Enduring Eye Exhibition

The Wilson

£5, concessions £3

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WHAT’S ON AT THE CHELTENHAM TRUST Alternate Thursdays & Saturdays

Guided Tour Of The Arts & Crafts Movement Gallery

The Wilson

2PM. £5

All year round

Group Tours At The Wilson

The Wilson

2PM. Prices from £40 for groups 10 and under. £4 per person for groups 10 or more. Email artgallery@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk for more information

Ongoing

Hidden Cheltenham Trail

Around Cheltenham

Free. More info at www.cheltenhammuseum. org.uk/event/hidden-cheltenham/

Tuesday – Sunday until 31 March

The Private Presses After The War

The Wilson

Free entry, donations welcome

Tuesday – Sunday until 31 March

At Last Fighting Is Over Exhibition

The Wilson

Free entry, donations welcome

Tuesday – Sunday until 3 February

A Vote For Women Exhibition

The Wilson

Free entry, donations welcome

Sunday 6 January

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Cheltenham Town Hall

3PM. £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50, concessions available

Monday 7 January

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.45PM – 10.30PM. £8, pay on door. Beginners welcome

Thursday 10 January

Art Plus

The Wilson

10AM – 12PM. £10. Over 50s.

Sunday 13 January

Cheltenham Bride & Groom Show

Cheltenham Town Hall

11AM – 3PM. Free entry. Bridal fashion show at 12PM & 2PM

Monday 14 January

Tea Dance

Cheltenham Town Hall

2.30PM. £5, carers free

Tuesday 15 January

EveryVoice Community Choir

Cheltenham Town Hall

7PM. £10, under 18 £7. Tickets from Everyman Box Office www.everymantheatre.org.uk

Thursday 17 January

EveryVoice Community Choir

Cheltenham Town Hall

7PM. £30. Tickets from Everyman Box Office www.everymantheatre.org.uk

Thursday 17 January

Adrian Brendel & Alasdair Beatson

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM. £20, £15, under 26 £5

Friday 18 January

From The Jam

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £25

Sunday 20 January

Cheltenham Bridal Show

Pittville Pump Room

11AM – 3PM. Free entry

Monday 21 January

Hans Rey: Riding Life

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £19.50.

Tuesday 22 January

Masterworks Concert 66

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM. £15, students & under 18 £5

Thursday 24 January

Furzie Wool Sculpture Courses

The Wilson

10AM – 4.30PM. £55, £70 including kit to keep. Booking via artist 01594 516906; felt@furzie.co.uk; www.furzie.co.uk/courses

Friday 25 January

Ruby Turner

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £27

Friday 25 January

Fine Art: Beginner Series Courses

The Wilson

10AM – 3.30PM. £45. Part 1 – Drawing With Charcoal

Friday 25 January

Art Shape: Cheltenham Connections Concert

Cheltenham Town Hall

11.15AM – 1PM. £6, carers free

Sunday 27 January

Mayor’s Charity Youth Concert

Cheltenham Town Hall

7PM. £8 adults, one child free per adult (under 16), additional child £4. More info: jkent@deanclose.org.uk

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Sunday 27 January

Arty Sunday

The Wilson

11AM – 1PM. £4

Sunday 27 January

Cheltenham Philharmonic Orchestra

Pittville Pump Room

3PM. Adults £12, students £6, under 16 free

Thursday 31 January

Spirit of the Dance

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £28

DATE

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VENUE

TICKET PRICE & OTHER INFORMATION

FEBRUARY Weekdays and evenings

Adult Learn To Swim

Leisure At Cheltenham

Daytime £55 for 10 weeks. Evenings are continual at £22 per month. For more info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Daily, including Bank Holidays

Group Exercise Classes

Leisure At Cheltenham

Free for members (subject to membership type) or £5.30 for non-members. Full timetable at www.leisureatcheltenham.com

Daily

Kickstarter Membership

Leisure At Cheltenham

Monday – Friday 4PM – 6PM. Saturday – Sunday 1PM – 2PM. £15 per month (plus £15 joining fee). 11 – 15 years

Various

Arty Parties For Grown Ups

The Wilson

Evenings. Price on application. More info/to book: learning@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Mondays

No Strings Badminton

Leisure At Cheltenham

12.30PM – 2.30PM. £3.60

Mondays 14, 21 and 28

Ceroc Modern Jive/Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM – 10.30PM £8, pay on door. Beginners welcome

Tuesdays

Bop-A-Roo

Leisure At Cheltenham

11.15AM – Noon. From £2.20

Wednesdays

Sense & Play

Leisure At Cheltenham

10.15AM – 11AM & 11.15AM – Noon. £4.10

Wednesdays

Pre-School Gymnastics

Leisure At Cheltenham

1.15PM – 2PM & 2PM – 2.45PM. £25.99 per month

Wednesdays (term time)

Art Explorers

The Wilson

3.45PM – 5.15PM. £5.50, £5 if booking 6 weeks. 7-12 years

Fridays

The Soft Play Party

Leisure At Cheltenham

10.30AM – 11.15AM. From £2.20

Mondays

Adult Trampolining

Leisure At Cheltenham

7PM. £25.99 per month

Monday – Friday

Cheltenham Health Walks

Leisure At Cheltenham

Various times. Free. For more details see: www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

Monday – Saturday

Learn To Swim Programme

Leisure At Cheltenham

Monday – Friday 4PM – 7PM. Saturday 8AM – 12PM. £22 per month. From 4 months – adults. More info email: learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Monday, Thursday, Friday

Diving

Leisure At Cheltenham

From 4PM. Prices vary. More info email: learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Mondays and Wednesdays

50+ Social Badminton

Leisure At Cheltenham

2PM – 4PM. £3.60

Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Mini Gym

Leisure At Cheltenham

Tuesdays 9.15AM – 10AM & 10.15AM – 11AM. Wednesdays 9.15AM & 10AM. From £2.20

Tuesday – Sunday

World Of Wonders! Gallery For Under 5s

The Wilson

Free entry, donations welcome

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Tuesday – Sunday until 24 February

The Enduring Eye Exhibition

The Wilson

£5, concessions £3

Alternate Thursdays & Saturdays

Guided Tour Of The Arts & Crafts Movement Gallery

The Wilson

2PM. £5

Tuesday – Sunday until 31 March

The Private Presses After The War

The Wilson

Free entry

All year round

Group Tours At The Wilson

The Wilson

2PM. Prices from £40 for groups 10 and under. £4 per person for groups 10 or more. Email artgallery@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk for more information

Ongoing

Hidden Cheltenham Trail

Around Cheltenham

Free. More info at www.cheltenhammuseum. org.uk/event/hidden-cheltenham/

Tuesday – Sunday until 31 March

At Last Fighting Is Over Exhibition

The Wilson

Free entry, donations welcome

Tuesday – Sunday until 3 February

A Vote For Women Exhibition

The Wilson

Free entry, donations welcome

Friday 1 February

Amateur Boxing Show

Pittville Pump Room

6PM. Adults £15, Children (under 15) £7. Tickets via King’s Amateur Boxing Club Facebook page or call 07857 484227

Friday 1 February

Fine Art: Beginner Series Courses

The Wilson

10AM – 3.30PM. £45. Part 2 – Intro to Acrylics

Saturday 2 February

Rum & Reggae Festival

Cheltenham Town Hall

1PM – 6PM and 7PM – 12AM. £15.90

Sunday 3 February – Sunday 24 March

Rotating Programme Of Local Artists

The Wilson

Timing as per café opening hours. Free entry, donations welcome. More info: www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

Thursday 7 February

Monthly Object Talks

The Wilson

6PM – 6.30PM. £3/£5. For details see www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

Thursday 7 February

Scottish Dancing

Pittville Pump Room

2PM. £5, pay on door

Thursday 7 February

The Thinking Drinkers – Pub Crawl

Cheltenham Town Hall

8PM. £17. Over 18s only

Thursday 7 February

#FirstThursdaysChelt

The Wilson & Partner Venues

6PM – 9PM. Free entry

Friday 8 February

Dr. Michael Mosley: Trust Fast Health

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £25.50

Saturday 9 February

Forbidden Nights

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £26, £22.50. Over 18s only

Saturday 9 February

Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM. £17 reserved, £14 unreserved, students 50% off, under 15s free

Sunday 10 February

The Classic Rock Show

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £31.50, £26.50

Monday 11 February

Cheltenham Flower Club

Pittville Pump Room

2PM. £7, pay on door. More info: www.cheltenhamflowerclub.com

Tuesday 12 February

Lunchtime Recital

Cheltenham Town Hall

1.05PM. £5

Wednesday 13 February

Louis Schwizgebel, piano

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM. £23, £18, under 26 £5

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Wednesday 13 February

The Cheltenham & Gloucester Jobs Fair

Cheltenham Town Hall

10AM – 1PM. Free entry

Thursday 14 February

Art Plus

The Wilson

10AM – 12PM. £10. Over 50s

Thursday 14 February

Jimeoin – Result!

Cheltenham Town Hall

8PM. £20

Friday 15 February

Crooners

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £24.50

Friday 15 February

Fine Art: Beginner Series Courses

The Wilson

10AM – 3.30PM. £45. Part 3 – Wet Felting

Saturday 16 February

Ceroc Indulge Event

Cheltenham Town Hall

8PM – 1AM. £12, pay on door

Saturday 16 February

Record & CD Fair

Cheltenham Town Hall

10AM – 4PM. Free entry

Monday 18 February

Tea Dance

Cheltenham Town Hall

2.30PM. £5, carers free

Tuesday 19 February

Wales v England Preview Dinner

Pittville Pump Room

7PM. £80. Tickets from www.aitchandaitchbee.buzz/wales-vsengland-preview-dinner

Wednesday 20 February

Holiday Craft

The Wilson

10.30AM – 12.30PM or 1.30PM – 3.30PM. £3.50

Wednesday 20 February

Howlers At The Hall

Cheltenham Town Hall

8.30PM. £13.50, 7 tickets for the price of 6

Friday 22 February

Aretha - RESPECT

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £24.50

Saturday 23 February

Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50

Saturday 23 February

Furzie Wool Sculpture Courses

The Wilson

10AM – 4.30PM. £55, £70 including kit to keep. Booking via artist 01594 516906; felt@furzie.co.uk; www.furzie.co.uk/courses

Sunday 24 February

Arty Sunday

The Wilson

11AM – 1PM. £4

Monday 25 February

Writing New Histories of Cheltenham and Cirencester

Cheltenham Town Hall

6PM. £10 single, £15 for two tickets

Tuesday 26 February

Lunchtime Recital

Cheltenham Town Hall

1.05PM. £5

Tuesday 26 February

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Red)

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £15.50. Under 12s should be accompanied by an adult

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MARCH Weekdays and evenings

Adult Learn To Swim

Leisure At Cheltenham

Daytime £55 for 10 weeks. Evenings are continual at £22 per month. For more info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Daily, including Bank Holidays

Group Exercise Classes

Leisure At Cheltenham

Free for members (subject to membership type) or £5.30 for non-members. Full timetable at www.leisureatcheltenham.com

Daily

Kickstarter Membership

Leisure At Cheltenham

Monday – Friday 4PM – 6PM. Saturday – Sunday 1PM – 2PM. £15 per month (plus £15 joining fee). 11 – 15 years

Various

Arty Parties For Grown Ups

The Wilson

Evenings. Price on application. More info/to book: learning@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Mondays

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM – 10.30PM. £8, pay on door Beginners welcome

Mondays

No Strings Badminton

Leisure At Cheltenham

12.30PM – 2.30PM. £3.60

Tuesdays

Bop-A-Roo

Leisure At Cheltenham

11.15AM – Noon. From £2.20

Wednesdays

Sense & Play

Leisure At Cheltenham

10.15AM – 11AM & 11.15AM – Noon. £4.10

Wednesdays

Pre-School Gymnastics

Leisure At Cheltenham

1.15PM – 2PM & 2PM – 2.45PM. £25.99 per month

Wednesdays (term time)

Art Explorers

The Wilson

3.45PM – 5.15PM. £5.50, £5 if booking 6 weeks. 7-12 years

Fridays

The Soft Play Party

Leisure At Cheltenham

10.30AM – 11.15AM. From £2.20

Mondays

Adult Trampolining

Leisure At Cheltenham

7PM. £25.99 per month.

Mondays and Wednesdays

50+ Social Badminton

Leisure At Cheltenham

2PM – 4PM. £3.60

Monday – Friday

Cheltenham Health Walks

Leisure At Cheltenham

Various times. Free. For more details see www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

Monday – Saturday

Learn To Swim Programme

Leisure At Cheltenham

Monday – Friday 4PM – 7PM. Saturday 8AM – 12PM. £22 per month. From 4 months – adults. More info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Monday, Thursday, Friday

Diving

Leisure At Cheltenham

From 4PM. Prices vary. More info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Mini Gym

Leisure At Cheltenham

Tuesdays 9.15AM – 10AM & 10.15AM – 11AM. Wednesdays 9.15AM & 10AM. From £2.20

Tuesday – Sunday

World Of Wonders! Gallery For Under 5s

The Wilson

Free

Alternate Thursdays & Saturdays

Guided Tour Of The Arts & Crafts Movement Gallery

The Wilson

2PM. £5

All year round

Group Tours At The Wilson

The Wilson

2PM. Prices from £40 for groups 10 and under. £4 per person for groups 10 or more. Email artgallery@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk for more information

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Ongoing

Hidden Cheltenham Trail

Around Cheltenham

Free. More info at www.cheltenhammuseum. org.uk/event/hidden-cheltenham/

Tuesday – Sunday until 31 March

The Private Presses After The War

The Wilson

Free entry

Tuesday – Sunday until 31 March

At Last Fighting Is Over Exhibition

The Wilson

Free entry, donations welcome.

Sunday 3 March

Music For Youth Local Festival

Cheltenham Town Hall

12PM – 3PM and 5PM – 8PM. Entry by donation on the door

Wednesday 6 March

Leo Houlding: The Spectre Expedition

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £17

Wednesday 6 March

Out of Speech: A Lecture With Adam Vines

The Wilson

6PM – 7.30PM. £12

Thursday 7 February

Monthly Object Talks

The Wilson

6PM – 6.30PM. £3/£5. For details see www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

Thursday 7 March

Art Becomes Word Becomes Art

The Wilson

7PM. Free. Over 16s.

Thursday 7 March

#FirstThursdaysChelt

The Wilson & Partner Venues

6PM – 9PM. Free entry.

Thursday 7 March

Adam Vines’ Poetry Surgery

The Wilson

10AM – 2PM. £20

Friday 8 – Sunday 10 March

Made By Hand Cheltenham

Cheltenham Town Hall

From £7. Ticket on the door or in advance from www.madebyhandengland.org.uk

Monday 11 March

Cheltenham Flower Club

Pittville Pump Room

2PM. £7, pay on door. More info: www.cheltenhamflowerclub.com

Tuesday 12 March

Collabro

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £44.50, £34.50, £21.50, £131, £101

Thursday 14 March

Art Plus

The Wilson

10AM – NOON. £10. Over 50s

Thursday 14 March

An Evening with Sir Geoff Hurst

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £52, £27

Friday 15 March

Fine Art: Beginner Series Courses

The Wilson

10AM – 3.30PM. £45. Part 4 – Linocut Printing

Friday 15 March

Circus of Horrors – The Psycho Asylum

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £25, £20

Saturday 16 March

Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM. £17 reserved, £14 unreserved. Student 50%, children 15 and under free

Saturday 16 March – Sunday 2 June

The Art Of Selling Songs: Music Graphics From The V&A

The Wilson

Tuesdays – Sundays. £5, concessions £3

Sunday 17 March

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Cheltenham Town Hall

3PM. £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50

Sunday 17 March

Seann Walsh – After This One, I’m Going Home

Cheltenham Town Hall

8PM. £17

Monday 18 March

Lost Voice Guy – I’m Only In It For The Parking

Cheltenham Town Hall

8PM. £18

Tuesday 19 – Thursday 21 March

Feet First Dance Fest

Cheltenham Town Hall

12.30PM. £9, concessions £5

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Wednesday 20 March

Dante Quartet

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM. £23, £18, under 26 £5

Friday 22 March

Here Come The Girls

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £28, £26

Friday 22 March

Furzie Wool Sculpture Courses

The Wilson

10AM – 4.30PM. £55, £70 including kit to keep. Booking via artist 01594 516906; felt@furzie.co.uk; www.furzie.co.uk/courses

Sunday 24 March

The Lindisfarne Story

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £22

Sunday 24 March

Cheltenham Horticultural Society Spring Show

Pittville Pump Room

12.30PM – 3.30PM. Adults £2, Children under 16 free. Tickets on door

Tuesday 26 March

Lunchtime Recital

Cheltenham Town Hall

1.05PM, £5

Tuesday 26 March

Ben Fogle – Tales From The Wilderness

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £27

Wednesday 27 March

Nish Kumar – It’s In Your Nature To Destroy Yourselves

Cheltenham Town Hall

8PM. £24.50

Thursday 28 March

Seth Lakeman

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £32, £27

Friday 29 March

Amateur Boxing Show

Pittville Pump Room

6PM. Adults £15, Children (under 15) £7. Tickets via King’s Amateur Boxing Club Facebook page or call 07857 484227

Friday 29 March

Islands In The Stream

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £25.50

Saturday 30 March

Magic of Motown

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £29.50

Saturday 30 March – Sunday 12 May

Rotating Programme Of Local Artists

The Wilson

Timing as per café opening hours. Free entry, donations welcome. More info: www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

Sunday 31 March

Hormonal Housewives

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £26

Sunday 31 March

Arty Sunday

The Wilson

11AM – 1PM. £4

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TICKET PRICE & OTHER INFORMATION

APRIL Weekdays and evenings

Adult Learn To Swim

Leisure At Cheltenham

Daytime £55 for 10 weeks. Evenings are continual at £22 per month. For more info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Daily, including Bank Holidays

Group Exercise Classes

Leisure At Cheltenham

Free for members (subject to membership type) or £5.30 for non-members. Full timetable at www.leisureatcheltenham.com

Daily

Kickstarter Membership

Leisure At Cheltenham

Monday – Friday 4PM – 6PM. Saturday – Sunday 1PM – 2PM. £15 per month (plus £15 joining fee). 11 – 15 years

Various

Arty Parties For Grown Ups

The Wilson

Evenings. Price on application. More info/to book: learning@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Mondays

No Strings Badminton

Leisure At Cheltenham

12.30PM – 2.30PM. £3.60

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Tuesdays

Bop-A-Roo

Leisure At Cheltenham

11.15AM – Noon. From £2.20

Wednesdays

Sense & Play

Leisure At Cheltenham

10.15AM – 11AM & 11.15AM – Noon. £4.10

Wednesdays

Pre-School Gymnastics

Leisure At Cheltenham

1.15PM – 2PM & 2PM – 2.45PM. £25.99 per month.

Wednesdays (term time)

Art Explorers

The Wilson

3.45PM – 5.15PM. £5.50, £5 if booking 6 weeks. 7-12 years

Fridays

The Soft Play Party

Leisure At Cheltenham

10.30AM – 11.15AM. From £2.20

Mondays

Adult Trampolining

Leisure At Cheltenham

7PM. £25.99 per month

Mondays and Wednesdays

50+ Social Badminton

Leisure At Cheltenham

2PM – 4PM. £3.60

Monday – Friday

Cheltenham Health Walks

Leisure At Cheltenham

Various times. Free. For more details see www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

Monday – Saturday

Learn To Swim Programme

Leisure At Cheltenham

Monday – Friday 4PM – 7PM. Saturday 8AM – 12PM. £22 per month. From 4 months – adults. More info email learntoswim@ cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Monday, Thursday, Friday

Diving

Leisure At Cheltenham

From 4PM. Prices vary. More info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Mini Gym

Leisure At Cheltenham

Tuesdays 9.15AM – 10AM & 10.15AM – 11AM. Wednesdays 9.15AM & 10AM. From £2.20

Tuesday – Sunday

World Of Wonders! Gallery For Under 5s

The Wilson

Free entry

Alternate Thursdays & Saturdays

Guided Tour Of The Arts & Crafts Movement Gallery

The Wilson

2PM. £5

All year round

Group Tours At The Wilson

The Wilson

2PM. Prices from £40 for groups 10 and under. £4 per person for groups 10 or more. Email artgallery@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk for more information

Ongoing

Hidden Cheltenham

Around Cheltenham

Free. More info at www.cheltenhammuseum. org.uk/event/hidden-cheltenham/

Tuesdays – Sundays until Sunday 2 June

The Art Of Selling Songs: Music Graphics From The V&A

The Wilson

Tuesdays – Sundays. £3/£5

Monday 1 April

An Audience With Liverpool Legends

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £30, £28

Monday 1, 8, 15 and 29 April

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM – 10.30PM. £8, pay on door. Beginners welcome

Tuesday 2 April

Lunchtime Recital

Cheltenham Town Hall

1.05PM, £5

Wednesday 3 April

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

8PM, £8, pay on door

Wednesday 3 April

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Blue)

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £15.50. Under 12s should be accompanied by an adult

Thursday 4 April

Monthly Object Talks

The Wilson

6PM – 6.30PM. £3/£5. For details see www. cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

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Thursday 4 April

#FirstThursdaysChelt

The Wilson & Partner Venues

6PM – 9PM. Free entry

Thursday 4 April

Kate Rusby

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £27

Thursday 4 April

Saba Douglas-Hamilton – A Life With Elephants

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM. £20

Friday 5 April

English Symphony Orchestra

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50

Saturday 6 April

Cheltenham Wine Festival

Pittville Pump Room

12PM – 3PM and 4PM – 7PM. Tickets available from www. cheltenhamwinefestival.co.uk

Saturday 6 April

Bon Jovi Forever

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £26

Sunday 7 April

UB40: 40th Anniversary Tour – For The Many

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £44.50, £39.50

Sunday 7 April

Cheltenham Philharmonic Orchestra – Spring Concert

Pittville Pump Room

3PM. £12 adults, £6 students, under 16s free

Monday 8 April

Cheltenham Flower Club

Pittville Pump Room

2PM. £7, pay on door. More info: www.cheltenhamflowerclub.com

Tuesday 9 April

Lunchtime Recital

Cheltenham Town Hall

1.05PM, £5

Wednesday 10 April

Holiday Craft

The Wilson

10.30AM – 12.30PM or 1.30PM – 3.30PM. £3.50

Wednesday 10 April

Conrad Anker – Hold Fast

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £21

Thursday 11 April

Art Plus

The Wilson

10AM – 12PM. £10. Over 50s

Thursday 11 April

Sweet Caroline – A Tribute To Neil Diamond

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £26

Friday 12 April

The James Bond Spectacular

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £25

Saturday 13 April

Let’s Hang On

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £25.50

Saturday 13 April

Furzie Wool Sculpture Courses

The Wilson

10AM – 4.30PM. £55, £70 including kit to keep. Booking via artist 01594 516906; felt@furzie.co.uk; www.furzie.co.uk/courses

Sunday 14 April

Record & CD Fair

Cheltenham Town Hall

10AM – 4PM, free entry

Sunday 14 April

Henning Wehn – Get On With It

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £22.50

Monday 15 April

Tea Dance

Cheltenham Town Hall

2.30PM. £5, carers free

Tuesday 16 April

Rumours of Fleetwood Mac

Cheltenham Town Hall

8PM. £31.50, £26.50

Wednesday 17 April

Holiday Craft

The Wilson

10.30AM – 12.30PM or 1.30PM – 3.30PM £3.50

Thursday 18 April

Scottish Dancing

Pittville Pump Room

2PM. £5, pay on door

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Tuesday 23 April

Lunchtime Recital

Cheltenham Town Hall

1.05PM. £5

Wednesday 24 April

Castalian Quartet

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM. £20, £15, under 26 £5

Wednesday 24 April

Howlers At The Hall

Cheltenham Town Hall

8.30PM. £13.50, 7 tickets for the price of 6. Over 18s only.

Thursday 25 April

Lunch Party In Aid Of Cancer Research UK

Pittville Pump Room

Noon. £35. Tickets from www.cancerresearchuk.org or call 01242 227035

Thursday 25 April

Francis Rossi – I Talk Too Much

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £34.50, £27

Friday 26 April

Fine Art: Beginner Series Courses

The Wilson

10AM – 3.30PM. £45. Part 5 – Oils: Still Life

Friday 26 April

Roy Orbison & The Travelling Wilburys Experience

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £23.50

Saturday 27 April

Wilko Johnson With Special Guest Glenn Tilbrook

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £32

Sunday 28 April

Whitney – Queen of the Night

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £27

Sunday 28 April

Arty Sunday

The Wilson

11AM – 1PM. £4

Tuesday 30 April

Lunchtime Recitals

Cheltenham Town Hall

1.05PM. £5

Tuesday 30 April

European Union Chamber Orchestra

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £33.50, £28.50, £17.50, £13.50

DATE

EVENT

VENUE

TICKET PRICE & OTHER INFORMATION

MAY Weekdays and evenings

Adults Learn To Swim

Leisure At Cheltenham

Daytime £55 for 10 weeks. Evenings are continual at £22 per month. For more info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Daily, including Bank Holidays

Group Exercise Classes

Leisure At Cheltenham

Free for members (subject to membership type) or £5.30 for non-members. Full timetable at www.leisureatcheltenham.com

Daily

Kickstarter Membership

Leisure At Cheltenham

Monday – Friday 4PM – 6PM. Saturday – Sunday 1PM – 2PM. £15 per month (plus £15 joining fee). 11 – 15 years

Various

Arty Parties For Grown Ups

The Wilson

Evenings. Price on application. More info/to book: learning@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Mondays

No Strings Badminton

Leisure At Cheltenham

12.30PM – 2.30PM. £3.60

Tuesdays

Bop-A-Roo

Leisure At Cheltenham

11.15AM – Noon. From £2.20

Wednesdays

Sense & Play

Leisure At Cheltenham

10.15AM – 11AM & 11.15AM – Noon. £4.10

Wednesdays

Pre-School Gymnastics

Leisure At Cheltenham

1.15PM – 2PM & 2PM – 2.45PM. £25.99 per month.

Wednesdays (term time)

Art Explorers

The Wilson

3.45PM – 5.15PM. £5.50, £5 if booking 6 weeks. 7-12 years

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Fridays

The Soft Play Party

Leisure At Cheltenham

10.30AM – 11.15AM. From £2.20

Mondays

Adult Trampolining

Leisure At Cheltenham

7PM. £25.99 per month

Mondays and Wednesdays

50+ Social Badminton

Leisure At Cheltenham

2PM – 4PM. £3.60

Monday – Friday

Cheltenham Health Walks

Leisure At Cheltenham

Various times. Free. For more details see www.walkingforhealth.org.uk

Monday – Saturday

Learn To Swim Programme

Leisure At Cheltenham

Monday – Friday 4PM – 7PM. Saturday 8AM – 12PM. £22 per month. From 4 months – adults. More info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Monday, Thursday, Friday

Diving

Leisure At Cheltenham

From 4PM. Prices vary. More info email learntoswim@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

Tuesdays & Wednesdays

Mini Gym

Leisure At Cheltenham

Tuesdays 9.15AM – 10AM & 10.15AM – 11AM. Wednesdays 9.15AM & 10AM. From £2.20

Tuesday – Sunday

World Of Wonders! Gallery For Under 5s

The Wilson

Free entry

Alternate Thursdays & Saturdays

Guided Tour Of The Arts & Crafts Movement Gallery

The Wilson

2PM. £5

All year round

Group Tours At The Wilson

The Wilson

2PM. Prices from £40 for groups 10 and under. £4 per person for groups 10 or more. Email artgallery@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk for more information

Ongoing

Hidden Cheltenham

Around Cheltenham

Free. More info atwww.cheltenhammuseum. org.uk/event/hidden-cheltenham/

Ongoing until Sunday 2 June

The Art Of Selling Songs: Music Graphics From The V&A

The Wilson

Tuesdays – Sundays. £3/£5

Wednesday 1 May

Pate’s Grammar School Leavers’ Concert

Pittville Pump Room

7PM. £10, tickets from: www.ticketsource.co.uk/patesgs

Wednesday 1 – Monday 6 May

Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Various

Tickets from www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/jazz

Thursday 2 May

Monthly Object Talks

The Wilson

6PM – 6.30PM. £3/£5. For details see www.cheltenhammuseum.org.uk

Thursday 2 May

#FirstThursdaysChelt

The Wilson & Partner Venues

6PM – 9PM. Free entry

Friday 3 May

Fine Art: Beginner Series Courses

The Wilson

10AM – 3.30PM. £45. Part 6 – Oils: Seascapes

Friday 3 May

Mark Beaumont

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM. £18

Tuesday 7 May – Sunday 19 May

Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts

Cheltenham Town Hall

9AM – 7PM. £4, under 18 free

Thursday 9 May

Art Plus

The Wilson

10AM – 12PM. £10. Over 50s

Wednesday 8 May

Encountering Gospel – Women In Paint

The Wilson

7.30PM. £8. Tickets from christianartsfestival.org

Monday 13 May

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM – 10.30PM. £8, pay on door. Beginners welcome

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Monday 13 May

Cheltenham Flower Club

Pittville Pump Room

2PM. £7, pay on door. More info: www.cheltenhamflowerclub.com

Thursday 16 May

Furzie Wool Sculpture Courses

The Wilson

10AM – 4.30PM. £55, £70 including kit to keep. Booking via artist 01594 516906; felt@furzie.co.uk; www.furzie.co.uk/courses

Saturday 18 May

Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra

Pittville Pump Room

7.30PM. £17 reserved, £14 unreserved, students 50% off, under 15s free

Monday 20 May

Ceroc Modern Jive/ Salsa Lessons

Pittville Pump Room

7.45PM – 10.30PM. £8, pay on door. Beginners welcome.

Tuesday 21 – Wednesday 22 May

The Gloucestershire Business Show 2019

Cheltenham Town Hall

10AM – 4PM. Free entry

Thursday 23 May

Les Musicals

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £57.50, £25

Friday 24 May

Bowie Experience

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £26

Friday 24 May

Art Shape: Cheltenham Connections Concert

Cheltenham Town Hall

11.15AM – 1PM. £6, carers free

Saturday 25 May

Revolution Pro Wrestling

Cheltenham Town Hall

6.30PM. Tickets from www.revolutionprowrestling.com

Sunday 26 May

Arty Sunday

The Wilson

11AM – 1PM. £4.

Sunday 26 May

Tom Stade – I Swear To…

Cheltenham Town Hall

8PM. £19.50

Sunday 26 May

ESO Façade and Other English Eccentricities

Pittville Pump Room

3PM. £20

Monday 27 May

Cheltenham Children’s Festival

Cheltenham Town Hall

10AM – 2PM. Free entry

Thursday 30 May

Julian Clary – Born To Mince

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £27

Friday 31 May

Amateur Boxing Show

Pittville Pump Room

6PM. Adults £15, Children (under 15) £7. Tickets via King’s Amateur Boxing Club Facebook page or call 07857 484227

Friday 31 May

The Bootleg Beatles

Cheltenham Town Hall

7.30PM. £30

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

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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 387488 or email info@cheltenhamtrust.org.uk

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