Cheltenham

Properties and events in Cheltenham

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'Dissenters' boxes' - Nonconformist Chapels of Early 19th Century Cheltenham

Bethesda Methodist Church, Great Norwood Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2AP
In person
Pre-booking not required

Dr Steven Blake presents a talk on some of the early 19th century nonconformist churches of Cheltenham.

196 Years of Faith and Service - the Story of Bethesda Methodist Church

Bethesda Methodist Church, Great Norwood Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2AP
In person
Pre-booking not required

Keith Norman presents the history of Bethesda Methodist Church and its place in the local community.

An Exhibition on The History of South Cheltenham

Bethesda Methodist Church, Great Norwood Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2AP
In person
Pre-booking not required

An exhibition on the history of south Cheltenham.

Bethesda Methodist Church

Bethesda Methodist Church, Great Norwood Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2AP
In person
Pre-booking not required

An opportunity to visit this historic church building.

Cambray Baptist Church, Cheltenham

Cambray Place, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 1JS
In person
Pre-booking not required

Cambray Baptist Church is a listed building which was built in 1855. It has been updated and extended over the years, but retains original features. The building is home to a large active church and there will be displays on our history.

Cheltenham's Bath Road - 200 Years of Trading History

Bethesda Methodist Church, Great Norwood Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2AP
In person
Pre-booking required

Stuart Manton leads us on a walk of the Bath Road, learning about the people and events that shaped the area.

Dean Close School Historic Tours

Shelburne Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6HE
In person
Pre-booking required

A day and boarding school established in 1886 and set in 50 acres of parkland in the centre of Cheltenham.

Journeying to Net Zero - the Challenges of Greening a Heritage Building

Bethesda Methodist Church, Great Norwood Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2AP
In person
Pre-booking not required

Peter Boait presents a talk on how to make a period building more environmentally sustainable.

Naunton Lane Evangelical Presbyterian Church

23 Naunton Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7BJ
In person
Pre-booking not required

We're celebrating the 110th anniversary of the church here at Naunton Lane. We will be opening up the church from 3-5pm on Saturday 14th September. Do come and see us and join us for a cream tea and talk about the church's history in the local area.

Prestbury Village Walk with Roger Beacham

Prestbury Library, The Burgage, Prestbury, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52 3DN
In person
Pre-booking required

A walk through time in the village of Prestbury

St Christopher’s Church, Warden Hill

Lincoln Avenue, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 3DD
In person
Pre-booking not required

A wonderful mix of stained glass and etched windows, regular talks and self-guided tours. Bell-ringing. Tea and cake.

The Developers of the Naunton Area, 1850-1950

Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7NF
In person
Pre-booking required

Derek Scarborough leads us on a walk of the Naunton area of Cheltenham to learn about the history of this place.

The Genesis of Cheltenham's 'South Town' in the early years of the 19th century

Bethesda Methodist Church, Great Norwood Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2AP
In person
Pre-booking not required

Stuart Manton presents a talk on the beginnings of Cheltenham's 'South Town'

The Suffolks - Cheltenham's Southern Regency Suburb

Bethesda Methodist Church, Great Norwood Street, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2AP
In person
Pre-booking required

Stuart Manton leads us on a walk of The Suffolks, to learn about the history of this charming area.