Children's Party Ideas in Cheltenham


Long gone are the days of a couple of sausage rolls and the hokey cokey - now it’s all about the entertainment - not to mention the bouncy castles, Disney characters and goodie bags! If you’re stuck for ideas for your little one’s big day, you’ve come to the right place - we have the best possible party options available, whatever your budget. Child-friendly party venues, suppliers, and fully fledged party packages are just one click away!

Venue hire

If you’ve got a big bash planned and your living room isn’t the best place for a disco, venue hire sounds like the option for you! It’s surprisingly cost effective, with hall and function room rental providing enough space for your party guests to mingle, play and dance the day away!

Happy halls: Witcombe and Bentham Village Hall, Reddings Community Hall, St Michael's Hall, Prestbury Hall, St Margaret's Hall Hatherley, Christ Church Hall, Sacred Hearts Hall, St Lukes Church Hall, Southam Village Hall, Stanton Rooms and Lynworth Hall have large hosting rooms suitable for a bouncy castles, with tables and chairs available to hire. Most halls provide a kitchen space included in the hire cost, making onsite food preparation and post-party clean up a piece of cake!

Playful pubs: The Stable, The Wheatsheaf Leckhampton, The Feathered Fish, The Swan Shush Bar, Royal Oak Prestbury, The Beehive Montpellier and The Exmouth are all local venues hiring out their event rooms for children’s parties, so they’re used to parent’s particular requests. Each pub also offers a children’s menu and refreshments if required (usually for an additional fee) making party catering one less thing to organise!

Already prepared: Two Rivers Studios, The Willow Tree, Shurdington Social Centre, Cleeve Sports & Arts Centre, The Rock and Stoke Orchard Community Centre have a space pre-prepared for your party requirements. Whether you’ve got sporty activities planned, an afternoon of creative crafts or a need a space to sing freely - these venues are great purpose-built options, with the space, availability and staff on hand to assist with your party plans.

Supplies & equipment

So you’ve got the venue, but now you need the entertainment! If you have a theme in mind, these local suppliers will help to make your vision a reality. If not, these options are sure to inspire before you hire!

Getting creative: Foley Gifts, Tasha's Sugar Art, Bohemian Kids and Paint It Yourself Pottery Party Takeaway Kits provide creative craft kits and accessories for your party guests. From jewellery making to cake decorating with the experts; unleash your inner artist with these playful options - ensuring hours of entertainment!

Decoration dilemma? It has to be The Ultimate Party Shop for balloons, props, inflatables, fancy dress, pretty much everything your party requires from baby shower to 100th birthday.

Hop, skip and jump! Bouncealot Entertainment, Rugbytots, Cheltenham Bouncy Castles, Little Party Hire and Limitless Kids are energetic options for your little fleet to burn off some steam whilst having lots of fun! A choice of bouncy castles, soft play and activities are all available, suitable for various age groups and sporty interests.

Imagine big! Party Bugs Adventure Parties, Niggles Magic, DJ Sparky, Generation Events Gloucestershire Ltd, Critter Encounters, Bubbling Hot Tubs, Cheltenham Children's Entertainment and Pyjama Drama all offer something completely different (and that’s an understatement!). From imaginative storytelling workshops and interactive plays, to pirate and princess adventures, creepy crawlies and dynamic DJ’s - your child’s party will be anything but boring!

Package parties

‘That sounds great’ you may think, ‘but I don’t have the time to arrange all that!’ Then you’re in luck! If you’re looking for an all-in-one party solution, a fully-hosted party package is for you. With a local location, the entertainment, games and catering included, all you need to do is arrive on time with your troop in tow!

Play Farm soft play in Cheltenham's Brewery Quarter has been recently revamped and have 6 party packages for you to choose from.

Energetic adventures! Bounce and Play Parties, Bettridge School Soft Play Parties, Cheltenham Lido Pool Parties and Family Fun At Ellenborough Park offer fully-fledged party packages with bouncy castles, games and refreshments. There’s lots of party package options ensuring flexibility for parents and safety for children.

Pretty perfect! Lush Parties and Earl's & Co Pamper Parties are the best option for the child who loves the royal treatment. From bath-bomb making, to facials, manicures and afternoon tea; your little party guests will be sparkling from head to toe - all that’s missing is the tiaras!

Art attack! The Creation Station, Paint It Yourself Pottery and Young Explorers At The Wilson offer something to inspire the creative mind. Give your child free reign to create a mini masterpiece, follow a museum trail or get pottery painting in the party room! The staff will be on hand to work with the children and ensure their experience is fun and educational.

Lights, camera, action! Cineworld Big Screen (Gaming or Private Film Screenings), Two Rivers Productions Children's Karaoke Parties and Smokey Joe's Coffee Bar offer full venue hire, with Cineworld able to play your child’s favourite computer game or film on the big screen. For little popstars, Two Rivers Studios offer the option to record their favourite song with a backing track and take home their own CD, while Smokey Joe’s will transform the venue to a theme of your choice - with a vintage menu and retro hair styling!

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