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‘Murder Most Unladylike’ Tours at Cheltenham Ladies’ College

Cheltenham Ladies' College, Bayshill Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3EP

See the places that inspired Robin Stevens to create Deepdean School. The Gym, the Library Corridor, the Assembly Hall and the original Tunnel.…

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‘These Magnificent Rooms’ -  the Season at Pittville Spa

Pittville Pump Room, East Approach Drive, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 3JE

A semi-outdoor programme of short talks (15-30 minutes) on the social aspects of the Pump Room in the nineteenth century. What happened at…

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A Tale of Two Churches: the illustrated story of Pip & Jim’s.

St. Philip & St. James Church, Grafton Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2DD

50 minute illustrated talk tracing the history of two churches on this site from 1837 to 2021: the building of the original church, St. Philip's,…

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A Taste of Jewish Food

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3PU

Pdf to view online with reflections on Jewish food.

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A Woman’s Life

Holst Victorian House, 4 Clarence Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2AY

Free bookable talk by writer Carolyn S. Jones about her original play that was recently made into a film. The story explores the lives of Gustav's…

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Annecy Gardens

Sandford Park, High Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7PU

Annecy Gardens is a public open space within Sandford Park. Within it are a number of beds that are tended by volunteers of Vision 21, a local…

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Annecy Gardens

High Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1DZ

Sandford Park is a prime example of Edward Whites work, he seamlessly orchestrates the natural features of the site with an imaginative…

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Aristrocrats, Admirals and an Architect: the memorials of Pip & Jim’s

St. Philip & St. James Church, Grafton Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2DD

50 minute illustrated talk tells the stories of some of the colourful, controversial and fascinating men and women commemorated in Pip & Jim's. It…

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Bake Back in Time

Holst Victorian House, 4 Clarence Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2AY

Experience 19th century baking in our Victorian kitchen in this edible talk by Laura Kinnear and Lucy Moriarty. Includes free admission to the museum.

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Cambray Baptist Church

Cambray Baptist Church, Cambray Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1JS

Cambray Baptist Church is a listed building that open in 1855. It has refurbished several times during its 165 year history. However, many…

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Cheltenham Backwaters - Exploring the River Chelt

The Meadow Cafe, Old Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7DF

A linear walk following part of the River Chelt from Cox's Meadow through Sandford Park and the town centre and out towards Arle.

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Cheltenham Croquet Club

Old Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7DF

There will be one hour tours commencing at 10am, 12noon and 2pm. 8 places are available for each tour.

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Cheltenham Ladies’ College

Cheltenham Ladies College, Bayshill Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3EP

Dating from 1873, the main buildings are designed in ecclesiastical style and the Interior shows the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement.…

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Cheltenham Minster, St.Mary’s

Cheltenham Minster St.Mary's, Well Walk, Clarence Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3JX

It is extremely likely that there was a saxon church on this site so Christian worship has almost certainly been taking place here for over a…

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Cheltenham Minster, St.Mary’s - Bell Ringing

Cheltenham Minster St.Mary's, Well Walk, Clarence Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3JX

Since the dedication of the new bells in 2017 the bell ringers have always opened the bell tower at some point during Heritage Open Days. This…

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Cheltenham Playhouse

Playhouse Theatre, 47-53 Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7HG

The Playhouse has the most interesting, varied and unusual history of any building in Cheltenham - and possibly much further afield. It began…

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Cheltenham Twinning Association - Online Talk

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

Cheltenham enjoys strong cultural links with its international twin towns in today's global society. Join us for this virtual trip to Annecy…

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Cheltenham: A Secret A to Z

St Luke's Church, St Luke's Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7JJ

How well do you know Cheltenham, its places, people and history? This 45 minute talk (plus Q&A) draws on material from two recently published…

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Cheltenham’s Bath Road and The Suffolks – A Walk Through 200 Years of Trading History

Norwood Arms, Leckhampton Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 0AX

Starting at the Norwood Arms, this 90 minutes circular walk takes us along the upper Bath Road to the Suffolks and Great Norwood Street. We will…

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Christ Church Cheltenham - Sacred Choruses Concert

Christ Church, Malvern Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2JH

In our beautiful Regency church take some time out to enjoy choral music from the choir of Christ Church and organ music from Matthew Martin,…

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Church of St Michael and All Angels in Bishop’s Cleeve

Church of St Michael and All Angels, Church Approach, Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 8NG

12th century building in Cotswold stone. All ground floor will be accessible, as well as ancient schoolroom over the porch. Items of interest…

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CWGC Tour - Cheltenham Cemetery

Cheltenham Cemetery & Crematorium, Bouncers Lane, Prestbury, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 5JT

During the walking tour you will learn about the history of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and about the heroic actions and self-sacrifice…

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Dean Close School Historic Tour 2021

Dean Close School, Shelburne Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6HE

The tour will concentrate on the Senior School buildings which date back to 1886 when Dean Close Memorial School, an evangelical educational…

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Dig For Victory

Cheltenham Playhouse, 47-53 Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7HG

Fiona Warin, Allotment Officer for Cheltenham Borough Council, will take you through the domestic food growing campaign of WWII, as she creates a…

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Francis Close Hall Campus

University of Gloucestershire, Francis Close Hall Campus, St Paul's Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4AZ

A community garden where students and local residents grow vegetables together. The garden was designed using permaculture principles, and we use…

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Francis Close Hall Campus Online Tour

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 4AZ

Francis Close Hall campus is one of Cheltenham’s best examples of a Victorian-Gothic building. Opened in 1850, it originally housed 39 male…

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Friends of Hatherley Park

Hatherley Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 3AL

Friends of Hatherley Park welcome you to the park on both weekends (weather permitting). Self-guided tree walk sheets will be available. Friends…

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Holst Victorian House

4 Clarence Road , Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2AY

There will be one free tour and two free talks as part of Heritage Open Days. Free admission to the house will only be available when booking one…

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Imperial Gardens’ Trees

Gustav Holst Statue, Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1QA

A walking tour of trees in Imperial Gardens with Sam Reader, Tree Officer at Cheltenham Borough Council.

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Leckhampton Rioters: Thugs or Martyrs?

Cheltenham Playhouse, 47-53 Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7HG

Paths people had walked on over Leckhampton Hill for years were blocked when Henry Dale bought the hill in 1897. Thousands of people tried…

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Linton House - from family home to charity headquarters

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7AS

Join us as we discover what can be seen of Victorian England behind the walls of Linton House on Thirlestaine Road Cheltenham. An intriguing…

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Naunton Park, Cheltenham’s ‘Garden of Eden’

Naunton Park, Hay Cottages, Naunton Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7BB

Known as 'The Garden of Eden' by its Victorian benefactor, Naunton Park remains one of Cheltenham's delightful green spaces. Led by local writer…

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Normandy House

Normandy House, 305-311 High Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL503FB

Normandy House was built about 1813 as a private house for one of Cheltenham's wealthiest landowners. It became the town's first hospital and…

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Park Campus Online Tour

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH

A Virtual Tour the grounds of The Park Campus and find out about the history of the site and its inhabitants. The Park Campus remains a…

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Regency Cheltenham

Cheltenham Town Hall, Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1QA

Explore the development of this Regency spa town; discover architectural highlights and significant personalities in Cheltenham's history.

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Self-Guided Walk: Edible Historic Cheltenham - From an Urban Meadow to a Sober Parrot!

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

A dozen independent cafes and restaurants on the way will display who lived or worked in their buildings in the past. The self-guided walk can…

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Shipton Mill - Local Heritage Grains

Chaplais Kitchen, Rotunda Terrace, 15 Montpellier Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1SD

A talk about Heritage Grains, by John Letts from Shipton Mill explaining how the flour from these grains is better for our gut and biodiversity.

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Skillicorne to Skillicorne

GL50 Restaurant, 8 Norfolk House, Well Walk, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 3JX

This hour long walk explores the sites connected to 'the father of Cheltenham' who developed the spa and those of his descendants. A self-guided…

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Spas, Spats and Stories

Montpellier Wine Bar, Montpellier Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1SY

Henry Thompson and his son Pearson gave us The Rotunda and Lansdown. This walk explores the story, 1800-1850, of their paths, pitfalls and…

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St Andrew’s United Reformed Church

St. Andrews United Reformed Church, Montpellier Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1SP

Grade II listed Victorian Gothic church opened in 1886, refurbished in 2002. Willis Organ. Many original architectural features, including…

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St Christopher’s Church, Warden Hill

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 3DD

PDF introduction to the stained glass in St Christopher's Church by the renowned stained glass artist Thomas Denny especially for Heritage Open…

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St Lawrence’s Church

Church Road, Swindon Village, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 9RA

An historic Norman church which includes a display on local farming and market gardening. Walk on Saturday 18 at 3pm and talk on Saturday 18 at…

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St Luke’s Church, Cheltenham

St Lukes Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

St Luke's church, designed by F.W. Ordish, was consecrated in 1854 and has impressive stained glass windows, mosaics, wood carvings and relics of…

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St Philip & St James Church (Pip & Jim’s)

St. Philip & St. James Church, Grafton Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2DD

One of Cheltenham's landmark churches, during the past year Pip & Jim's Victorian interior has been dramatically transformed. Informal tours…

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Taking the Waters

10 Montpellier Spa Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1UL

A Walk and Talk based on the novel Taking the Waters by local author Lesley Sainty. Follow in the Regency footsteps of the characters, find out…

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Talk: Booze, Balloons and Burials

Cheltenham Playhouse, 47-53 Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7HG

A saunter around the history of the Lower High Street area. Local historian Neela Mann tells the story of the area. This illustrated talk is also…

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The Colourful Origins and Secrets Behind a Victorian Afternoon Tea

St Luke's Church, St Luke's Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7JJ

Join us for a cuppa whilst listening to the story of the history, origins and secrets of our iconic national drink. The event is in association…

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The History of Swindon Village

St Lawrence's Church, Swindon Village, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 9RA

An illustrated talk about Swindon Village and its historic Norman church.

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The House That Moved

St. Andrew's United Reformed Church, Montpellier Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1SP

How a medieval house came to be moved from Gloucester Road to Dowdeswell. Please note: event not suitable for young children.

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The New Club Cheltenham

2 Montpellier Parade, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1UD

Tour of the facilities with an insight into the history of the Club plus a presentation on the Club. Tours at 11am, 12noon, 1pm and 2pm on…

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The Prestbury You Didn’t Know

Prestbury Library, The Burgage, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 3DN

See the site of an exotic grotto where King George III and Queen Charlotte drank tea and the house associated with the artist Dora Carrington.…

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The Queens Hotel Tours

Queens Hotel, Promenade, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1NN

Built in the 1830s, this iconic building is at the heart of the town's social life with its classical facade and original period features. Tours…

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The Swindon Village Conservation Area

St Lawrence's Church, Swindon Village, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 9RA

The route sets out from the historic Norman church and takes in Swindon Hall and Manor Grounds. Be aware that paths are mildly uneven in places.

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The Trees of Pittville Park

Pittville Pump Room, East Approach Drive, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 3JE

Taking in the East and West areas of Pittville Park, this walk will explore the many interesting aspects of the park and its evolution over the years.

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Trail of Banners

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2JH

A self-guided trail of banners has been created with messages of Hope, EDEN Restoring Paradise, beginning here and is on display in various…

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Walk: Booze, Balloons and Burials

Honeybourne Gate, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 8DW

Stories of the development of the Lower High Street area, with special reference to the Dobell family. This walk takes in the gas works, a short…

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Wining and Dining Victorian Style

Holst Victorian House, 4 Clarence Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 2AY

Wining and dining Victorian style: Upstairs, Downstairs & Nursery fare. Where would you choose to eat and drink if you lived in Victorian England?…

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Winston Churchill Memorial Gardens

Winston Churchill Memorial Gardens, Cheltenham , Gloucestershire, GL50 3JA

The Winston Churchill Memorial Gardens opened as a park in 1966. Originally an orchard, this was the town's burial ground between 1831 and 1864.…

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