8th – 9th July: What’s On In Cheltenham This Weekend
Have you got some free time to spend with the family this weekend? We’ve rounded up some fun family events and activities going on in Cheltenham to keep you entertained.
Pittville School has a 30th Anniversary Gala with loads of inflatable fun, music and refreshments. A £5 wristband gives you access to all inflatables. Find out more
Charlton Kings Infants have their annual summer fete this Saturday with loads of activities, a bouncy castle, BBQ and crafts. 12-3pm, entry £1 for adults, kids go free. Find out more
It’s the Benhall and St Marks Summer Fair on Saturday with police horses, face painting, archery and a beer tent. Find out more
Waterstones Cheltenham is holding a free event celebrating Pirate Pete and His Smelly Feet where there will be crafts and storytime from the book’s author, Lucy Rowland. Find out more
Charlton Kings Baptist Church is holding a special community picnic with welly wanging, cricket and swimming! Find out more
Get on your bike and choose between two family bike rides starting in Up Hatherley – both ending with cake! Find out more
Saturday and Sunday ideas
It’s Wimbledon fortnight which means… STRAWBERRIES! If you fancy turning your strawberry purchase into a bit of an event, head to Primrose Vale and pick your own. There’s a cafe and play area on site too. Find out more.
Continuing the Wimbledon theme, how about a spot of tennis? Book a tennis court in Montpellier Gardens or Pittville Park online. Courts cost £6.40 per hour. Find out more
Have you been on a Cheltenham Treasure Trail yet? Trail maps available to download and print for instant treasure hunting fun. Choose from Pittville, Montpellier or Bath Road. Find out more
This week the discounted films at Cineworld Cheltenham are Spark and The Smurfs. Find out more
For the Grown Ups
This Saturday it’s all about Wimbledon in the pubs too. Pop along to the Bottle of Sauce to check out their Pingbledon Championships and if you’re around later into the week, there’s also discounted growlers of beer and Pimms during every Andy Murray match.
You’ll find back-to-back tennis at The Fire Station and Sup and Chow where Pimms, Prosecco and strawberries await….
As everyone knows, National Pina Colada Day is on 10th July which annoyingly, falls on a Monday this year (Boooooooo!). Thankfully, some of Cheltenham’s bars have decided to turn Pina Colada Day into a weekend event and invite you for a FREE pina colada anytime from Friday to Monday. Participating places are Lily Gins, The Fire Station and All Bar One. To get your free Pina Colada you just need to add your email to the website here.
Out Of Town Highlights
Saturday: Highnam Court Family Fun Day, 2-5pm. Activities include a garden trail, face painting, a bouncy castle and lots more.
£5 entry for adults, kids go free. Visit the Facebook Event Page for more information
Sunday: There’s free fun to be had at CityFest, Gloucester Park 11 – 4pm. Giant inflatables, bouncy castles, live music all totally free (Note, there is a charge for food and drink). Visit the CityFest Bounce website
Cotswold Country Park and Beach now has a website where you can book the incredible Aquaventure inflatable obstacle course. This place is well worth a day trip with a beach, pedaloes, paddle boarding and cafe. Visit the website here.
These are just a few highlights, check back any day using the ‘What’s On Today‘ link and see exactly what’s on in Cheltenham on any day you’re stuck for ideas.
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