Due to unforeseen circumstances, the venue for this event has changed from the Cheltenham Town Hall to Pillar Room, Cheltenham Town Hall.

Sam Mendes in conversation with Clemency Burton-Hill

To bring the 2019 Festival to a close, Oscar-winning film and stage director Sam Mendes talks to broadcaster, author and WQXR’s Creative Director Clemency Burton-Hill. They explore the central role that music has played in his work on screen and stage, and the mysterious and complex relationship between music and the moving image.

Sam Mendes is best known for films including American Beauty, Road to Perdition, Revolutionary Road and the latest two Bond films Skyfall and Spectre. In the world of theatre Mendes founded and ran the Donmar Warehouse for ten years, and has directed many productions for the RSC, the National Theatre, in the West End and on Broadway.


Town Hall, Main Hall

The Town Hall, situated on Imperial Gardens in the centre of Cheltenham comprises of a Grand Main Hall, distinguished by its Corinthian styles columns and coved ceiling. The Main Hall is accompanied by dining and drawing rooms, as well as the Pillar Room bar.

The venue’s early 20th century Edwardian elegance makes it the classic ‘shoebox’ concert hall. With a seating capacity of 900, the Town Hall is perfectly suited to grand symphony orchestra performances with a thrilling impact.

There is no tiered seating at this venue for any of our Festivals.

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