WW1 Digital Arts, Film and Animation

Cheltenham BID has worked with the Cheltenham Borough Council and Evenlode Films and Productions to produce a large Digital Arts Film and Animation that will be spectacularly projected onto the Cheltenham Municipal Offices on Sunday 11 November from 5pm to commemorate 100 years since WW1. Evenlode Films says – “We have produced a sensitive and […]

Cheltenham Christmas Lights switch-on

A dramatic illuminated parade will be the centrepiece of the Christmas Lights switch-on in Cheltenham this year. A giant White Witch puppet standing more than 16 feet high on a chariot will travel through the town centre in a high-impact street theatre event on Saturday November 24. Cheltenham BID and Cheltenham Borough Council have also […]

Schools create Monster Story Trail Around Cheltenham for Lit Fest

Frankenstein – the world’s most famous literary monster – is 200 years old this year. In celebration of the anniversary, ten Gloucestershire primary schools have taken up the challenge from The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival to write their own monster stories and design giant book covers to illustrate their work.  These covers […]

Cheltenham Remembers

Cheltenham BID are supporting the march which is being organised as part of the Cheltenham Remembers programme of WW1 centenary commemorative events. It will take place on afternoon of Saturday 10 November 2018 from 1-3.30pm BID members and local residents of all ages are invited to join the community march in memory of the 1,290 Cheltonians who […]

Cheltenham’s Cambray Place is heating up

Cheltenham’s Street Chilli Fiesta will return to Cambray Place on Saturday 2nd June from 10am, bringing more than 15 chilli produce specialists to town. Last year’s fiesta saw hundreds of people enjoying the heat as they selected some of the country’s best chilli based jams, chutneys and marinades. The popular ‘Clash of the Titans’ chilli […]

It’s time to Light Up Cheltenham

A new event run by Cheltenham BID will see landmark buildings in the town centre lit up in a way they have never been seen before. Light Up Cheltenham will take place in the February half-term holiday. It will be launched on Saturday February 10th by spectacular street theatre drumming group Spark!, who have been a […]

It’s a bright Christmas in Cheltenham

We are really pleased with the response we’ve had from BID businesses to the Launch of Christmas in Cheltenham event.  Belinda Hunt, BID operations manager, said: “We’ve been delighted to introduce new lights to so many different parts of the town centre this year. “As well as the new motifs, we’ve added extra lights to […]

Annual Review Meeting

We would like to welcome all BID businesses to our first Annual Review Meeting, to be held on October 3 at 6pm in Isbourne House. We will share with you our achievements and our aims for the year ahead. Our Board would like to meet you and hear what you think we could do to […]

Cheltenham’s got green bikes, art bikes and fast bikes

The green bike and art bike trail has people talking about Cheltenham. Hanging from trees, suspended from balconies, displayed in shop windows, dominating roundabouts – the bikes are everywhere. Visitors to the town are asking “What’s it all about?” Well, it’s to celebrate The Bloor Homes Cheltenham Festival of Cycling, as the Tour of Britain […]

Summer fun for all the family

Cheltenham BID is supporting this year’s Midsummer Fiesta, which returns to Montpellier Gardens on Saturday 1 July 2017 from 12-9pm. This is Cheltenham’s biggest free community event. Live performances from local musicians, choirs and dance groups will keep you entertained and if you want to get involved there’s Zumba classes and circus skills workshops to […]

Cheltenham’s Cambray Place heating up for Street Chilli Fiesta

Cheltenham businesses are coming together to support the town’s first Street Chilli Fiesta. From 10am on 3rd June, Cambray Place will be the hottest spot in town when up to 15 traders, all specialising in some form of chilli produce, lay out their stalls. There will also be a ‘Clash of the Titans’ contest to […]

Great venues hosting Cheltenham Cocktail Week events

The line-up of events for Cheltenham BID’s Cheltenham Cocktail Week in May has been confirmed. The week, which runs from Monday May 15 to Sunday May 21, will see many of the town’s best-loved bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants coming together to celebrate the wide array of cocktails available in Cheltenham. From the launch night, […]

First Street Chilli Fiesta on it’s way to Cheltenham

Love hot chillies and think you have eaten the very hottest? A new event coming to Cheltenham in June will put that to the test at a family street fiesta with a difference. Up to 15 chilli producers will have stalls in Cambray Place from 10am to 5.30pm on Saturday June 3rd in an event […]

Cheltenham’s Independent boutiques put on a big sale

Some of Cheltenham’s best-loved independents will be taking part in a major new sale at Cheltenham Town Hall. Cheltenham BID has brought together eight businesses for the Cheltenham’s Boutique Sale from 11am to 5pm on Sunday January 29th. It is hoped hundreds of shoppers will be attracted to the event and to the town centre […]