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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except for Own Composition entries

for which the closing date is 1st March

Entries for 2019 are now closed

Download a copy of the Syllabus here:  Syllabus PDF


The Festival runs from

Tuesday 7th May 2019


Cheltenham Town Hall

‘be part of it’


This year, the Festival Young Musician Evening
for the
Keith Nutland Memorial Award
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 January.  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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