BID zone will bloom this summer

The BID has had a great response from businesses to our initative to put up floral displays this summer. BID in Bloom will see almost 100 baskets and troughs of flowers brighten up more than 20 businesses across the town centre from June until October. The BID has worked with UBICO, which runs the nursery […]

Wide range of events for Cheltenham Cocktail Week

The line-up of events for the BID’s Cheltenham Cocktail Week in May has been confirmed. The week, which runs from Monday May 14 to Saturday May 19, will see many of the town’s best-loved bars, pubs, clubs and hotels coming together to celebrate the wide array of cocktails available in Cheltenham. It will also see […]

Great support for launch of Cheltenham Beauty Week

More than 1,500 people attended the launch of Cheltenham Beauty Week in Regent Arcade. The event was set up to promote the week, which runs from April 21st to 28th, at businesses across Cheltenham. A team from Hatherley Manor Hotel Spa completed 100 treatments during the day. Vicky Peacock, from the Spa, said: “We’re really […]

BID businesses celebrate at awards night to remember

The first Cheltenham BID Awards were a great success at one of our newest venues, The Old Courthouse. The diversity of the businesses within the BID zone was shown in the winners. Across 10 categories, they included three restaurants, a bar, a menswear shop, a bath and body products shop, a podiatrist, a tattoo studio, […]

Cocktail Week is back after sell-out first year

Cheltenham BID is bringing its second Cheltenham Cocktail Week to bars, pubs, clubs, restaurants and hotels across the town in May. Many of the town’s best-loved venues will again celebrate the wide array of cocktails available in an event supported by Pernod Ricard UK. Eight different venues will host ticketed events ranging from a whisky […]

Cheltenham Beauty Week – coming soon from the BID

Cheltenham Beauty Week is coming to town this April to celebrate all things beauty; from style to fashion and products to well-being experiences. The new initiative, which runs from April 21 to 28, is being organised by Cheltenham BID as a way to showcase our great shops, spas, salons, hairdressers and barbers.   The week […]

Promotional video is just what Santa ordered

We were delighted to work with SoGlos on our Christmas window display competition. They offered a fantastic prize of a promotional video for the winners. The video has now been filmed and produced for Vinegar Hill, who won the competition for their polar bear winter scene. Thanks to SoGlos for a job well done. We’re […]

Video and picture – Spark! launch Light Up Cheltenham

Crowds were enthralled by spectacular street theatre drumming group Spark! as Cheltenham BID’s new event Light Up Cheltenham was launched. Spectacular floodlights on landmark town buildings have delighted locals and visitors alike and will continue to do so throughout the half-term holiday. Spark! played at The Brewery Quarter, the Promenade and the Quadrangle on Saturday […]

Cheltenham BID Awards 2018 – vote now!

  We are absolutely delighted to be launching the inaugural Cheltenham BID Awards. We want to celebrate the brilliant businesses that make Cheltenham town centre the lively, diverse area that it is. Across 10 categories, the Cheltenham BID Awards 2018 will reward the very best in the BID zone. Nominations are permitted direct from businesses or […]

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 […]

Your chance to make a real difference

Our Ambassadors have had a positive impact on the town, from making coach visitors feel welcome to ensuring rubbish is collected.  They have arranged for leaves to be cleared from pavements and helped businesses take advantage of our projects. Now you have the opportunity to make Cheltenham a better place to live, work and visit. […]

Vinegar Hill’s winter scene is our Christmas winner

The winner of the BID’s competition to find Cheltenham town centre’s best Christmas window display is gift shop Vinegar Hill on The Promenade. Judges were impressed by their winter scene featuring polar bears skating, sledging and generally having fun in the snow. Hotel Chocolat and jewellers Martin & Co were also commended for their displays […]