Things to do

Things to do includes places to visit, regular opportunities and clubs or groups you can join. There are plenty of locally run online opportunities at the moment, so check out what’s available below. Try a new activity or get involved in a hobby you enjoy and meet people who have the same interests as you. You can browse the categories below or scroll down further to search for things to do by category and by any specific access requirements you have.

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Arts and Crafts

This is where you'll find anything to do with visual arts, textiles, crafts, sculpture, pottery, woodwork etc: clubs, groups and experiences.
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Blockley Youth Club

Blockley Junior youth club is an open access youth club for ages 8 - Year 6 from Blockley and…
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Adult Community Learning courses

Our autumn term Adult Community Learning courses will be a blend of face-to-face and virtual learning, starting the week…
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Cheltenham / Arts and Crafts - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Cheltenham Inclusion & Ability Hub

Our Inclusion hubs are led by disabled people for disabled people.They are safe and welcoming places with different opportunities…
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Attractions and Days Out

Here we've listed some of the great places to visit in Gloucestershire. Activity parks, caves, historic buildings and a couple of castles are just some of the things to look out for.
Cheltenham / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas

Pittville Park

Pittville Park, a 20-30 minute walk from the centre of Cheltenham, is the town’s largest ornamental park and features the…
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Children's Activities

Everything for children including soft play, outdoor adventure, family or child groups like messy play, baby yoga etc and places for family days out.
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Play and Creative Art Therapy

Play Therapy is much like counselling is for adults, but through the medium of play, so the therapist works…
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Cheltenham / Children's Activities - Food and Drink - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas

Refreshments at Pittville Park

If you are visiting Pittville Park, why not pop into one of their cafés for some…
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Pittville Park

Pittville Park, a 20-30 minute walk from the centre of Cheltenham, is the town’s largest ornamental park and features the…
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Farms and Zoos

Farms, Zoos and other animal experiences.
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Cotswold Farm Park

My father Joe Henson founded the Cotswold Farm Park in 1971 to help protect some of our rare breeds of…
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Food and Drink

From wine tasting and brewery tours to the Cotswolds' famous pudding club, this category has it covered.
Cheltenham / Children's Activities - Food and Drink - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas

Refreshments at Pittville Park

If you are visiting Pittville Park, why not pop into one of their cafés for some…
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Cheltenham / Arts and Crafts - Children's Activities - Food and Drink - LGBTQIA+ - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Blockley Youth Club

Blockley Junior youth club is an open access youth club for ages 8 - Year 6 from Blockley and…
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Cheltenham / Food and Drink - Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

The Everyman Theatre

The Everyman is Gloucestershire's theatre - and has been serving the county (and beyond) since 1891.Our main auditorium is…
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Gardens and Nature

Enjoy some of Gloucestershire’s beautiful gardens and areas of wildlife.
Cheltenham / Children's Activities - Food and Drink - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas

Refreshments at Pittville Park

If you are visiting Pittville Park, why not pop into one of their cafés for some…
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Cheltenham / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas

Pittville Park

Pittville Park, a 20-30 minute walk from the centre of Cheltenham, is the town’s largest ornamental park and features the…
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LGBTQIA+

Groups and events for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual or any other gender or sexual orientation.
Cheltenham / Arts and Crafts - Children's Activities - Food and Drink - LGBTQIA+ - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Blockley Youth Club

Blockley Junior youth club is an open access youth club for ages 8 - Year 6 from Blockley and…
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Parks and Green Spaces

Enjoy walks and picnics in this amazing range of parks and green spaces across the county.
Cheltenham / Children's Activities - Food and Drink - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas

Refreshments at Pittville Park

If you are visiting Pittville Park, why not pop into one of their cafés for some…
Read more
Cheltenham / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas

Pittville Park

Pittville Park, a 20-30 minute walk from the centre of Cheltenham, is the town’s largest ornamental park and features the…
Read more
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Performing Arts

Are you looking to dance or want to give amateur dramatics a go? Dance, music and drama activities are listed here.
Cheltenham / Food and Drink - Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

The Everyman Theatre

The Everyman is Gloucestershire's theatre - and has been serving the county (and beyond) since 1891.Our main auditorium is…
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Cheltenham / Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

Join a Top Male Voice Choir

Come along to one of our weekly rehearsals 7.30pm - 9.30pm on Wednesdays. We do not audition…
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Cheltenham / Performing Arts - Social Interest Groups

Cheltenham Speakers Online Meeting

Come and join us to improve your communication, public speaking and leadership skills while having some fun! Our twice-monthly Zoom meetings…
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Play Areas

Information about outdoor play areas for children.
Cheltenham / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas

Pittville Park

Pittville Park, a 20-30 minute walk from the centre of Cheltenham, is the town’s largest ornamental park and features the…
Read more
Cheltenham / Children's Activities - Food and Drink - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas

Refreshments at Pittville Park

If you are visiting Pittville Park, why not pop into one of their cafés for some…
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Social Interest Groups

This is a great place to find things to do with people who have similar interests. You might even find a new hobby!
Cheltenham / Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Dance with Parkinson's - In-person Sessions in Cheltenham

Sarah Hartley is now running face to face dance classes in three locations in Gloucestershire:Mondays - Abbey Fields Community…
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Cheltenham / Social Interest Groups

Adult Community Learning courses

Our autumn term Adult Community Learning courses will be a blend of face-to-face and virtual learning, starting the week…
Read more
Cheltenham / Arts and Crafts - Children's Activities - Food and Drink - LGBTQIA+ - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Blockley Youth Club

Blockley Junior youth club is an open access youth club for ages 8 - Year 6 from Blockley and…
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Sports and Leisure

A range of sports and leisure activities to get involved in, whether you’re looking for an inclusive club/venue or something that is more suited to your specific requirements.
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Boccia Club

We run weekly a weekly boccia club in Cheltenham for anyone who wants to play boccia socially and/or competitively. …
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Cheltenham / Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Super1s Cricket at Cheltenham Hub

Come along to weekly cricket sessions and learn to play cricket, have fun and make friendsWe run weekly sessions on…
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Cheltenham / Children's Activities - Sports and Leisure

Karate classes - kids

Karate offers many benefits to children and adults alike.   Classes are split into children and adults classes.Learn traditional karate style…
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Theatre and Concerts

Venues around Gloucestershire where you can enjoy live performances including theatre, music and comedy.
Cheltenham / Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

Join a Top Male Voice Choir

Come along to one of our weekly rehearsals 7.30pm - 9.30pm on Wednesdays. We do not audition…
Read more
Cheltenham / Food and Drink - Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

The Everyman Theatre

The Everyman is Gloucestershire's theatre - and has been serving the county (and beyond) since 1891.Our main auditorium is…
Read more
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Wellbeing

A selection of activities, groups and sessions to support your health and wellbeing.
Cheltenham / Wellbeing

Dundry Group for people with long-term health conditions

ReConnect Gloucestershire have spaces available for Stroke survivors and people with other long-term health conditions at our fortnightly group…
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Cheltenham / Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Bonsai Chi low-impact exercise class in Bishops Cleeve

Bonsai Chi is a gentle, low-impact, whole body exercise class.  The moves are designed to calm your mind, refresh and…
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Cheltenham / Arts and Crafts - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Cheltenham Inclusion & Ability Hub

Our Inclusion hubs are led by disabled people for disabled people.They are safe and welcoming places with different opportunities…
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