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10th - 11th June: What's On In Cheltenham This Weekend

POW POW POW! Every now and then a weekend comes along jam packed with fun activities for families and that's what we have right here. Fetes, festivals and farmers!

We've put together some highlights but check back any day using the 'What's On Today' link and see exactly what's on in Cheltenham on any day you're stuck for ideas.

Saturday and Sunday

Cheltenham Science Festival is running until Sunday and there's are tonnes of free things going on around town with the main action happening around Imperial Gardens and the Town Hall. Find out more

Montpellier Gardens is hosting the biggest ever Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival from Friday to Sunday with family entertainment, wine tasting and chef's demos alongside the usual exhibitors and samples. Tickets £7, under 16s free. Find out more

After a blockbusting turn in cinemas earlier this year, Beauty and the Beast joins the discounted Movies for Juniors line up for the weekend. Tickets on the door £2 although pre-booking is recommended. Find out more

The Wheatsheaf in Leckhampton is holding a Beer and Cider festival with live music and kids entertainment throughout the weekend. Find out more

Our rainy day suggestion for this weekend is Cheltenham's independent gem, Paint It Yourself Pottery. Prices start at £3.95 and there's 15% off until Tuesday. Perfect for Father's Day gift inspiration. Find out more


The Grove Street monthly craft fair takes place this Saturday with home made produce and lots of unique goodies to browse and buy. Find out more

Freshen up your little one’s summer wardrobe or bag some new toys, games and books at the Holy Apostles Nearly New Sale. Free entry. Find out more

There's an English Cival War re-enactment, live music, Pimms bar and children's entertainment at the Samaritans 12th Craft Beer and Cider Festival. Tickets £10. Children free. Find out more

The theme of the Sacred Hearts Summer Fete is ‘Beside the Seaside’ and visitors can expect Punch & Judy Shows, live music, a bouncy castle and a merry-go-round. Find out more


Court Farm Shop is holding an open day this weekend. Mini-farmers are sure to love the animals, tractors and chance to meet real-life farmers. Free entry. Find out more

The Bishops Cleeve Annual Street Fair is back with stalls, a parade and a dog show. Find out more

For the Grown Ups

Saturday and Sunday: Cheltenham Open Studio - Every 2 years artists around Cheltenham open their homes and studios to members of the public to meet the artists, view their work and learn about their practice. This year there are over 200 artists in 73 venues around the town. Find out more

Out Of Town Highlight

Saturday and Sunday it's the Gloucestershire Motor Show at Highnam Court with bouncy castles, a fashion and style marquee live music, Fq simulator and lots and lots of motors! Visit the Gloucestershire Motor Show website.

Don't forget you can easily view all 'What's On Today' listings or 'What's On This Weekend' listings any time for instant inspiration.