WE BELIEVE IN A WORLD WHERE EVERYONE CAN EXPLORE AND CREATE CULTURE

Jazz


26 Apr - 1 May 2023
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Science


7 Jun - 12 Jun 2022
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Music


8 Jul - 16 Jul 2022
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Literature


7 Oct - 16 Oct 2022
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About Us

Bringing joy, sparking curiosity, connecting communities, and inspiring change year-round with four world-class Festivals in Jazz, Science, Music and Literature, and charitable programmes for education, community, and talent development.

 

With programming that features the very best international artists, performers and speakers; unique experiences; and showcases up and coming talent, Cheltenham Festivals is at the centre of the UK’s cultural scene and boasts an enviable international reputation as leaders in our field.

Learning and Participation

Supporting all four Cheltenham Festivals, the Learning and Participation team devises and delivers an exciting programme of activity for schools and other groups in Gloucestershire and sometimes further afield, working with more than 25,000 school children from 250 schools in a given year. As well as running a year-round pioneering talent development programmes that support individuals, including everyone from artists to budding-scientists.

Spotlights

Latest articles

Apply to be a part of Cheltenham Literature Festival

16 May 2022

Artists announced for Jerwood Jazz Encounters 2022-23

16 May 2022

Cheltenham Music Festival announces 2022 programme of concerts and events over nine days

05 May 2022

Join and support

Get closer to the Festivals with a Membership

Get closer to the Festivals with a Membership

Support the Festivals

Support the Festivals

Give the gift of joy

Give the gift of joy

Find out more about our Mission and Vision in the video below:

Volunteer and Learn

Volunteer for us

Volunteer for us

As a Charity, we rely on the generosity of many individuals, grants-givers and corporate sponsors to continue our work.

Learn with us

Learn with us

Our Learning and Participation team support all four Festivals and devise and deliver an exciting programme of activity for schools and other groups.