5 of the Best October Events in Cheltenham

Summer is gone and Autumn is officially here, but fear not, there are still tons of things to do. Here are some great events happening this month in and around Cheltenham!

Vintage Kilo Sale

Date: 21st October

Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Cheltenham Ladies College – Bayshill Rd, Cheltenham GL50 3EP

Hosted by: The Vintage Clothing Kilo Sale

Cost: between £1.50 – £3 – tickets available at the door

The biggest kilo sale in the UK where you can choose from thousands of vintage, retro & branded items from the 70s – early 00s. Items aren’t priced per piece, instead your pile of items is weighed at the cash and you pay £15 per kilo!

Cheltenham Literature Festival

Date: 5th-14th October

Time: varies

Location: various locations

Hosted by: Cheltenham Festivals

Cost: varies – For tickets, visit: https://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/literature/whats-on/grid 

The Cheltenham Literature Festival is back for another year and will feature 1000 speakers & 450+ events in what is the biggest and oldest literature festival in the world. There will even be a special appearance by David Attenborough!

Gloucestershire Wedding Show

Date: 7th October

Time: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Location: Cheltenham Racecourse – Evesham Rd, Cheltenham GL50 4SH

Hosted by: The Gloucestershire Wedding Show & WOW Wedding Shows South West

Cost: Free

For all those brides-to-be, this is the event for you! For one day, see everything wedding related under one roof. Complete with free bridal makeovers, mini manicures, expert wedding suppliers, a pop-up bridal shop, cake tastings and a range of dresses to view. There will also be coffee, snacks and a live band!

Wine & Cheese Evening with Lionel Periner

Date: 25th October

Time: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Location: Door 4 Montpellier – 4 Montpellier Walk, Cheltenham GL50 1SD

Hosted by: Door 4 Montpellier

Cost: £25 – For tickets, contact: info@door4montpellier.co.uk or 01242 255955

A rare chance to speak to wine expert Lionel Periner who will be speaking about 5 carefully selected wines. You can ask questions and munch on a range of cheeses which have been carefully selected to be paired with the wines. There will also be live music after 9 p.m featuring The Voice finalist, Vince Freeman!

This is the Greatest Show

Date: 30th October

Time: 7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Location: Cheltenham Town Hall – Imperial Square, Cheltenham GL50 1QA

Hosted by: This is the Greatest Show & Cheltenham Town Hall

Cost: £24 – For tickets, visit: http://www.cheltenhamtownhall.org.uk/event/this-is-the-greatest-show

With a cast of some of the West End’s finest and a live Greatest Showman band, this show will take the audience through music from “The Greatest Showman”, “Moulin Rouge”, “Barnum” and many more.


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