Cheltenham Rocks

What's On In Cheltenham This Weekend: 13th to 14th of May

The Weekend received our memo and has the weather the right way round for a change. If you're looking for family things to do in Cheltenham we've rounded some highlights below. A special mention this weekend goes to the Wishing Fish Clock in the Regent Arcade which was switched back on today (Friday) at lunchtime. Drop in and pop a few bubbles if you're in the area.

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Family Events and Activities

Saturday and Sunday

FREE: The Great British Tennis Weekend has 3 events to choose from for all ages and abilities to try tennis for free. Find out more

This weekend's films at Cineworld Cheltenham are Sing and The Secret Life of Pets. Find out more

With such lovely weather forecast, Pittville Park's Boathouse deserves another shout out. Open daily with a choice of boats depending on the size of your crew. Lifejackets provided. Find out more

All weekend, every weekend there's 25% off the brunch menu at Bottle of Sauce if you're there between 10am and 12pm. Whilst this is called 'Hangover Club' as a special treat for early risers at the weekend, it also makes for a nice early lunch for families with young 'uns who've been up since dawn. For kids there's colouring and a kids menu. For adults the brunch menu is rather special and features Breakfast Fries!


The traditional village fayre at Cowley is a highlight this Saturday. Lots of fun for all the family with stalls, face painting, a dog show, coconut shy and tug-of-war. Find out more

Charlton Kings Baptist Church are holding a charity table top sale with kids entertainment including a bouncy castle and face painting. Find out more

If you're expecting or in need of some new kit for the littlies, pop along to the NCT Toys & Equipment Nearly New Sale at All Saints Academy for pre-loved items at a bargain price. Entry £1. Find out more

FREE: Storytime for Toddlers takes place every Saturday at Waterstones Cheltenham. Break up a trip to town with a quick story and cuppa. 10:30am. Find out more

FREE entry to the cinema screening of Disney's recent live action remake of the Jungle Book at Highbury Church. With free entry, popcorn and squash. Find out more

FREE: There's a community fun day in Leckhampton with stalls, a BBQ and entertainment. Free entry, 11am - 2pm. Find out more

The regular Pop-Up Shop at Create on the Square has guest stalls from Stella and Dot and Elizabeth's Footprint this weekend. Find out more


FREE: The wait is over for Cheltenham's Baby and Toddler Show at Pittville Pump Room. Free entry with family entertainment, shopping, goody bags, tasters, a fire engine and the Cheltenham Rocks Photobooth. Find out more

For unique gifts, treats and trinkets, visit the Craft and Produce Fair Bishops Cleeve. Lots of Stalls with goods ranging from cards to candle kits. Find out more

There's roller skating for all ages at Skaters Club, most Sundays at LeisureAt. Entry £5, Skate Hire £2. Get your tune requests in before the event via the Facebook page. Find out more

For the Grown Ups

FREE Friday and Saturday 5pm: Sandford Park Alehouse Free Cheese & Cider Festival with over 20 cheeses and 25 ciders to try. Visit the Glos Live event listing here

Saturday from 8pm: The Swan's plush Shush Bar is showing the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 on the big screen. Join more than 180 million people in tuning in to the biggest and most entertaining song contest in the world! Visit the Facebook Event Page

FREE: Saturday and Sunday 12 - 4pm: Gin Fest at Whole Foods Market. Meet the makers, sample their wares and sip a variety of artisan gin & tonics from the pop up bar. Find out more

Out Of Town Highlights

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Tewkesbury Big Weekender – Boat trips, stalls, Kids Zone, live music, street entertainers and a whole lot more. Running all weekend. For more details visit the Big Weekend website

Saturday: Hillside Brewery Festival, Longhope. With a play area for the kids, live music and beer for the grown ups this a fun day out for all. Adult entry £6, Kids go free. For more information visit the event page here

Sunday: Burford - The Blue Cross will be attempting to set the world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as cats. There's also a fun fair, stalls, refreshments and a dog show! Visit the Blue Cross event page here