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Chilli Queen meets Miss Cheltenham

Crowds came from far and near to enjoy the second Cheltenham Street Chilli Fiesta and brought the sunshine with them. The highight of the day was the ‘Clash of Titans’ chilli eating contest. Last year’s runner up, Dave Hover, was hoping to see off the competition this year.  However, it wasn’t to be as Shena […]

Cheltenham Cocktail Week success!

We worked together with Pernod Ricard UK to bring you Cheltenham Cocktail Week. Bars, hotels and pubs across Cheltenham pulled out all the stops to bring a week full of liquor-filled treats to the public. Cheltenham Cocktail Week set off on Monday 14 May with our Absolut Vodka Opening Party at Aquavitae and finished on […]

BID businesses star at new Gloucestershire lifestyle awards

Cheltenham BID businesses were among the big winners at the first SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards. Six of the 20 county-wide categories were won by businesses in the BID zone. The Everyman Theatre was Live Entertainment Venue of The Year, Fat Toni’s Pizzeria Takeaway of the Year, The Find Café of the Year, John Gordons Bar […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Around Town programme…bought to you by the BID

Dozens of events at Cheltenham Jazz Festival are taking place across the town centre this year after support from the town’s Business Improvement District (BID). Cheltenham BID is the lead sponsor of the festival’s Around Town programme, which means that more than 70 free events will be staged in a variety of venues from Thursday […]

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 […]