Christmas

Christmas 2020: Cheltenham Gift Card sales reach £27,000

Cheltenham BID sold exactly £27,055 worth of Cheltenham Gift Cards over the 2020 Christmas period. This money will be locked into Cheltenham’s local economy, supporting local businesses and people. Launched in 2017 by Cheltenham BID, the gift card allows recipients to spend in a wide range of town-centre businesses. Over 80 businesses are currently signed […]

Cheltenham dazzles in the glow of Christmas lights

Photography: Mikal Ludlow Cheltenham is sparkling in a beautiful Christmas glow following the switch on of the town’s new festive lights. Year on year since the BID was formed in 2016 we have improved and extended the Christmas lights display in the town centre. This year we have worked with a new contractor to bring […]

Cheltenham’s Christmas campaign

Building on the success of last year’s Christmas marketing campaign and the new Cheltenham branding, Marketing Cheltenham have designed a campaign to encourage people to ‘think local’ this Christmas. Cheltenham’s campaign forms part of a wider programme of activity to support the high street and local businesses through the pandemic and has been supported by […]

Back to Business for Christmas 2020

Although the end of lockdown is good news for many of our businesses, we recognise that for some of you in the hospitality sector, being in Tier 2 is still going to be difficult, particularly at this time of year.  Extended Hours Our message to the public is that Cheltenham is a safe place to […]

Back to Business for Christmas

From today (Wednesday 2 December), Cheltenham is welcoming back locals and visitors after the second national lockdown as non-essential shops, restaurants, gyms, hotels and hair and beauty salons reopen under Tier 2 restrictions. With its fantastic range of independent businesses, high-street favourites and vibrant food and entertainment scene, Cheltenham is a great place to eat, […]

Christmas competition launches in Cheltenham with £1500 gift card prize

A new Christmas competition has launched giving people the chance to win a £1500 Cheltenham Gift Card.  The Great Town and City Christmas Quiz is a national competition where towns and cities across the UK and Ireland compete against each other for the chance of being crowned the brainiest Christmas town or city of 2020. […]

Cheltenham dazzles in the glow of Christmas lights

Photography: Mikal Ludlow Cheltenham is sparkling in a beautiful Christmas glow following the switch on of the town’s new festive lights. The new Christmas lights, organised by Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID), are accompanied for the first year with golden baubles hanging from the trees on the pedestrianised Promenade and gold powder-coated holly, reindeer, stars […]

Get your business involved with Cheltenham’s new Christmas campaign

Cheltenham’s new marketing campaign, led by the town’s marketing body, Marketing Cheltenham, alongside Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID) and Cheltenham Borough Council, is calling on local residents and would-be visitors to support local businesses this Christmas. The campaign aims to overcome the latest national lockdown by creating an online directory of shops and local businesses […]