May - #CelebratingChildhood

An incredibly fun and free event with over 3,000 people attending the festival at the Cheltenham town hall. Over 25 exciting activities and performances were on offer at the festival celebrating all the strengths and talents of children in the town.

Our thanks go to all the exhibitors who gave their time to this festival.

Follow the festival @ChildrensFestivalChelt on Facebook or #CheltChildFestival on Twitter to keep up to date with news and activities.

Cheltenham Children’s Festival is free and relies on the support of local organisations and volunteers. If you would like to volunteer at the festival please contact

The festival is run by a steering group of: Cheltenham Borough Council, County Community Projects, Police and Crime Commissioner’s Office, Gardners Lane and Oakwood Federation, Cheltenham Science Group, Cheltenham Trust, Cheltenham Festivals and the Everyman Theatre.