What is Cheltenham known for?

stage performance

82.1 82.8 Cheltenham, Gloucester A40 (A40 road (Great Britain)) J11 The ''Lemuria'' ''Sirius B'' Tour would last for 106 live shows stretching over two years. The final concert took part at the ProgPower Festival (ProgPower UK) in Cheltenham, UK (United Kingdom) on 21 March 2006 and that was the last Christofer Johnsson vocal stage performance.

field events

significant places and events. ;Festivals Every year, Cheltenham Festivals organises music (Cheltenham Music Festival), jazz (Cheltenham Jazz Festival), literature (Cheltenham Literature Festival) and science (Cheltenham Science Festival) festivals in the town, attracting names with national and international reputations in each field. Events take place at venues including the town hall (Cheltenham Town Hall), the Everyman Theatre (Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham), The Playhouse


with mansion house, about a mile south-east of the town centre. From 1935 the parkland gradually became a private residential area, the main housing development taking place between 1976 and 1983. The original mansion house dated from the 13th century; alterations throughout the centuries

modern professional

of Sander in a role at the Festival He also sang the role of the Spanish Officer in a concert production of ''The Contrabandista'' in 2002 at Cheltenham, England, at the Sir Arthur Sullivan Society Festival, with professional soloists and the Cotswold Savoyards (the first modern professional performance of this comic opera) Sir Arthur Sullivan Society Magazine, #55, Autumn 2002, pp. 2-3 and with orchestras such as Estonian Dream Big Band Article noting Sander's performance with EDBB at Filharmoonia and Wanemuine Symphony Orchestra, with whom he has performed at and hosted Andrew Lloyd Webber galas. Hirv, Tui. EPL article on Andrew Lloyd Webber gala concert, 31 July 2006 wikipedia:Cheltenham commons:Cheltenham

sports news

Cheltenham is often noted for its atmosphere, most notably the "Cheltenham roar", which

remarkable series

principal towns include Cheltenham, Cirencester, Stroud (Stroud, England), and Tewkesbury. Most of the old market towns have fine parish churches. At Deerhurst near Tewkesbury, and Bishop's Cleeve near Cheltenham, there are churches of special interest on account of the pre-Norman work they retain. The Perpendicular church at Lechlade is unusually perfect; and that at Fairford was built (c. 1500), according to tradition, to contain the remarkable

series of stained-glass windows which are said to have been brought from the Netherlands. These are, however, adjudged to be of English workmanship, and are one of the finest series in the country. thumb right The Thames passes by some of the sights of London, including the Houses of Parliament (File:Thames Panorama, London - June 2009.jpg) and the London Eye. The usually quoted source (source (river)) of the Thames is at Thames Head (at

based arts

, GL50 3JT lat 51.90126 long -2.07786 directions phone tollfree fax hours price content The Museum re-opened in 2013 after a £6.3 million project to expand the building including additional galleries, a performance space, larger cafe and shop and a new home for the Cheltenham Tourist Information Centre. The collection of furniture and other pieces by Cotswold-based Arts and Crafts Movement craftsmen such as Ernest Gimson and Edward Barnsley is particularly good. *

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Food & Home stores located in Cheltenham, Rushden, Salisbury, Southend & Meanwood with one Waitrose Food, Fashion & Home in Canary Wharf. Both types of store are large enough to offer a range of John Lewis products and have departments such as The Waitrose Studio, Sushi, Oyster, Salad & Juice Bars, Travel Agent, Dry Cleaning, Photo Processing or a Post Office. His father was a wine merchant, his mother a daughter of Samuel Thompson (1766-1837), a London

to the loss of all running water for approximately 150,000 people in Cheltenham, Gloucester and Tewkesbury. File:BARB rescue hovercraft.jpg thumb Burnham-on-Sea Area

impressive size

church is of impressive size and quality in reflection of this fact. The road which became the A40 ran through the town, and as the main road between Oxford and Cheltenham it contributed greatly to the town's development. The town was bypassed (bypass (road)) in the mid 1980s, only after vibration damage had been detected in some of the fine 15th - 18th century houses on the main road. Services First Great Western operate services from London Paddington to Gloucester

musical quot

was named the UK's fifth "most musical" City by PRS for Music. wikipedia:Cheltenham commons:Cheltenham



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