|Places to visit|
Cheltenham is a beautiful and lively town, with something to offer everyone. The town plays host to many clubs pubs and theatres, a multi screen cinema and of course the world famous cultural festivals. Winners of the 'Britain in Bloom' Title many times, we can even boast an up and coming football team.
|March, opens the spring season, and who needs reminding of the fabulous Gold Cup Festival?|
|April, follows closely with the Cheltenham Festival of Literature Spring Weekend.|
|Then the darling buds of May appear, accompanied by The Cheltenham International Jazz Festival. This sees some of the biggest names in Jazz visiting the town. In 2002 this included Jules Holland, Jazz Jamaica All Stars and Humphrey Littleton. The more serious Cheltenham Festival of Science closely follows the giants of Jazz and in 2002 the stars of the Science Festival included Richard Dawkins and Robert Winston. For bookings telephone 01242 227979 or visit www.cheltenham.gov.uk (select Having fun)|
|July ushers in the world famous Music Festival with the finest performers from across the globe. Come and experience the very best in live music, or if Literature is more your idea of fun don't miss the Cheltenham Literature Festival this October. (Box Office 01242 227979, or visit www.cheltenhamfestivals.co.uk|
|Cheltenham has a lively nightlife, with clubs and pubs open from early morning until late at night. Finally three fine theatres and a multi screen cinema complete our picture. Visit the Everyman or the Bacon Theatre (Box office 01242 258002|
|Pittville Pump Rooms|
|Pittville Pump Room
Pittville Park, Cheltenham GL52 3JE
Tel: (01242) 523852
Cheltenham's beautiful Pittville Pump Room not only gives visitors the chance to step back in time and 'take the waters', there's also a wide range of recreational activities to enjoy - from classical concerts and dancing to craft fairs and family events. The grounds of Pittville Park offer many sporting facilities for all to enjoy. In the summer the Pump Room becomes the perfect Sunday retreat. Listen to live outdoor music from the bandstand or inside the main hall. Open all year round from 11am - 4pm, Closed Tuesdays.
|Art Gallery and Museum|
|Visit Cheltenham's Art Gallery and Museum in Clarence Street to learn more about the history of the town. The Edward Wilson gallery chronicles the life of the Cheltenham Antarctic explorer, who perished with Scott in his ill-fated expedition to the South Pole in 1912.
The museum also houses an internationally important Arts and Crafts collection inspired by the work of William Morris.