Welcome to Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts

The Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts is held each May at Cheltenham Town Hall and Bethesda Church.

In 2019 it will be held from 7th – 19th May.  It is a wonderful event which gives children and adults the opportunity to perform, express themselves creatively, build confidence and have fun!

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Download a copy of the Syllabus here:  Syllabus PDF

Closing Date for entries – 1st February

This year, entries arriving after this date will not be accepted


The Festival runs from

Tuesday 7th May 2019


Cheltenham Town Hall


Request a Syllabus and enter on-line

entries close at midnight on 1st February 2019

Order a Programme as part of your entry and

‘be part of it’

Also, please note: this year, the Nutland Competition will take place on
16th March, at Bethesda Church – see the
Events page for full details


Below are the performers who entertained the audience of the Nutland Concert on Wednesday 2nd December.  The concert was staged by Fiona Wild and all the proceeds go to support the Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts.  Thank you, Fiona, for all your good work on our behalf! 
From left to right: Gordon Busbridge – accompanist, Alex Waterman – flute, Mollie Wrafter – violin, Jacob Barnes – ‘cello, Louis Morford – violin, April Perrott – soprano





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