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Cheltenham Cocktail Week to return for the third year

Cocktail Week has become an integral part of the Cheltenham calendar and this year there will even more bars, pubs, clubs, restaurants, and hotels taking part. Now in its third year, Cheltenham Cocktail Week offers cocktail fans the opportunity to visit some of their favorite venues – and try some new ones – to experience […]

Another fantastic offer from a BID Business

David Clulow Opticians would like to offer anyone who works for a Cheltenham BID businesses: Complimentary sight test (no purchase necessary) 20% off a complete pair of spectacles or non-prescription sunglasses To take advantage of this offer please download a form here, get your manager to sign it and take it in to David Clulow […]

Take a hop, skip and a jump around Cheltenham this Easter

1 April 2019 Discover little-known facts about some of Cheltenham’s best-known buildings and locations whilst solving riddles to get a special Easter treat. Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID) has worked with The Cheltenham Trust on the Hidden Cheltenham trail, which gives new insights for locals and visitors alike and there have been a few egg-citing […]

Stars confirmed – Cheltenham Film Festival

26 March 2019 The films of Mike Leigh will be celebrated at the first Cheltenham International Film Festival. One of Britain’s most celebrated directors, Leigh leads a parade of industry figures heading to the town for the Festival which flickers in to life on May 27. Become a sponsor. The six-day event includes film screenings, […]

BID Business of the Month – Queens Hotel MGallery by Sofitel

March 2019 Newsletter Queens Hotel Cheltenham has been an iconic landmark in Cheltenham since 1838 and is one of the oldest purpose-built hotels in Europe.  Built on the site of one of the original spas, Sherborne Spa, the hotel is fashioned in the style of the Temple of Jupiter. It is named in honour of […]

Free parking for shoppers during race week

4 March 2019 Parking in all council-run car parks will be free of charge every afternoon, for customers arriving from 1pm onwards during Cheltenham race week From Monday 11 to Friday 15 March 2019 inclusive, visitors can enjoy the town centre for longer thanks to the free parking. The initiative is designed to encourage shoppers […]

Cheltenham Cocktail Week

March Newsletter article 2019 Cocktail Week has become an integral part of the Cheltenham calendar and this year we’d like to see every bar, restaurant, club and hotel in the town getting involved. There are more than 60 venues in the BID zone who could participate. So, instead of holding branded events in selected venues, […]

Cheltenham’s High Street is Healthy

March 2019 Newsletter Article There has been a decline in visitor numbers year on year in almost every town in the country and Cheltenham has been no exception. But we’re starting to buck that trend more often than not. In 2018, November and December saw an increase in footfall when compared to 2017 with November […]

Meet The Board – Helen Howe runs Lumiere with her husband Jon

March 2019 Newsletter Helen Howe joined the BID Board in August 2018 and represents the night-time economy.  Helen and her husband Jon opened Lumiere just over 10 years ago and they have seen a change in Cheltenham since then, particularly as a food destination.  Lumiere was one of a handful of independent restaurants in a […]