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Cheltenham ( /ˈtʃɛltnəm/), also known as Cheltenham Spa, is a large spa town and borough in Gloucestershire, England, located on the edge of the Cotswolds. It is the home of the flagship race of British steeplechase horse racing, the Gold Cup, the main event of the Cheltenham Festival held every March. The town hosts several festivals of culture often featuring nationally and internationally famous contributors and attendees, including Greenbelt, Cheltenham Literature Festival, Cheltenham Jazz Festival, Cheltenham Science Festival and Cheltenham Music Festival.

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Cheltenham, Maryland
... Cheltenham is an unincorporated community in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States, adjacent to U.S ... It is named after Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, in England ...
Charles De Ferrieres
... Bois de Ferrieres (2 October 1823 - 17 March 1908) was Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for Cheltenham, 1880 to 1885 ... He lived in England from infancy and spent 50 years in Cheltenham ... Baron de Ferrieres was made Cheltenham’s second Mayor in 1877 and was elected at the 1880 general election its Liberal MP, holding the seat until the 1885 general election ...
List Of Churches In Gloucestershire
... (Diocese of Gloucester) (not a complete list) Cheltenham Minster — the original church of the town and the only surviving medieval building ... (liberal) — part of the South Cheltenham mission area ... Barnabas — Part of the West Cheltenham Team Ministry St ...
Cheltenham Science Festival
2.078°W / 51.890 -2.078 The Cheltenham Science Festival is one of the UK's leading science festivals, and is part of Cheltenham Festivals also responsible for the Jazz, Music ...
Stagecoach Gold - Services - Route 94 - Cheltenham To Gloucester
... Gold started operations on the 94 route between Cheltenham, Churchdown and Gloucester on 12 September 2009 ... The new service and buses were launched at Cheltenham Racecourse ... The service is run by Stagecoach in Cheltenham ...

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    Here lies I and my three daughters,
    Killed by drinking the Cheltenham waters.
    If we had stuck to our Epsom salts
    We’d not be lying in these vaults.
    —Anonymous. From H. J. Loaring’s Curious Records (1872)