Cheltenham Festivals is a registered charity that organises four festivals every year in the spa town of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England: the Jazz, Science, Music and Literature. In addition to this it promotes the use of several venues for private and commercial use (e.g. weddings and parties, presentations, conferences etc.).
It also runs an education programme, with events linked to each festival. With the aim of involving the local community, such events range from family activity days to performances out and about in the local area.
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... The Cheltenham Science Festival is just one of the four festivals that Cheltenham Festivals run each year ... Combined with the Jazz, Music and Literature Festivals, Cheltenham Festivals host over 700 events across 12 months ... The four festivals have worked together to ensure Cheltenham’s enviable reputation as the festival capital of Britain, and attract some of the art’s biggest names ...
... Cheltenham Festivals official website Cheltenham Festivals Myspace Page Facebook page for the Cheltenham Festivals Guide to Cheltenham and its festivals ...
... Cheltenham Festivals is responsible for the four festivals, which include two of the country's oldest ... The first Music Festival was held in 1945 followed by a Literature Festival in 1949 ... These were augmented by the first Jazz Festival in 1996, followed by the Science Festival in 2002 ...
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