Cheltenham Jazz Festival: Jazz in The Gardens

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With over 20,000 music-fans getting in the festival swing every year, Cheltenham has become one of the country’s best-loved jazz festivals!

The festival site in Montpellier Gardens at the heart of Cheltenham is the perfect place to soak up an outstanding festival atmosphere. Featuring a feast of free outdoor music, a selection of food and drink stalls, and fun family activities – it’s the only place to be over the Bank Holiday weekend.

Jazz in the Gardens runs from Thursday 3rd to Monday 7th May

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Alongside the Festival bar and market, festival-goers will be able to see some of the music scene’s biggest names and best emerging talent in the Big Top and Jazz Arena!

Performing here will be Jazz It Up, featuring the best local school and county jazz bands (Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 10:30am); Mrs Peel Jazz; Gordon Wood Band; Thrill Collins; Natasha Seale; Hilda Cecila; Donkey Zoo; Funked Up and Feelin’ Good DJ; CZAFARI; Tom Ibarra; Emily Francis Trio; Exit Velocity Sessions; Argle Bargle; Raphael Jost Quintet; Echo Juliet; ReedBass; Chameleon; Jam Experiment; We Are Leif; Sen3; Sunken Foal DJ; Lee Jones Trio; Trampette; Annika Skoogh; Rue; Lydian Collective; Joy Ellis.

The Jazz in The Gardens line up includes:

Some of our reccommended family-friendly Jazz in The Gardens activities include:

For more information on Cheltenham Jazz Festival check out our event listing HERE!

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