Fun and interesting things to do in Cheltenham this weekend
PUBLISHED: 11:02 05 December 2018
Fun things to do in Cheltenham this weekend: concerts, theatre, places to visit and other events and ideas
Dragon Vet’s Christmas Dog Grotto
Father Christmas is visiting Dragon Vets at Prestbury Park this Saturday to deliver personalised treats, a toy and have his photograph taken with each lucky pooch. It’s got to be the cutest thing happening in Cheltenham this weekend!
Visits to the grotto are by appointment only and cost £5 with £1 going to Cheltenham Animal Shelter. There will be a couple of festive stalls to explore and humans get a complimentary tea/coffee and a mince pie too.
Elf Hunt Cheltenham
Mischievous elves are hiding in Pittville Park this weekend and families are invited to explore a trail around the park to find them all with fun and games along the way. Afterwards, head to the craft tent to make decorations and write a letter for Santa.
Tickets are £12.50 and this includes the hunt, an elf soft toy, elf hat, reindeer food bar, entry to the craft tent, letter writing and a certificate
Book your ticket here: http://www.ticketor.com/elfinthehouse/
The Food Social hosted by DEYA Brewery
A day of delicious local street food, fresh beer, talks from food producers and live music. The event is dog friendly. Children are welcome and entry is free for those under 12 years old. Entry is through advance tickets only. They’re £6 and you can buy them here: https://ticketlist.co.uk/event/the-food-social
Take a walk around Cheltenham Christmas Market
Until 15 December
Hot mulled cider and wine, warm winter baps and more than 40 stalls selling homemade gifts and decorations to explore. Expect lots of tasty and unusual food and drink too.
Santa Run at Sudeley Castle
The inaugural Santa Run will be held within the stunning grounds of Sudeley Castle. There will be free parking and toilet facilities available. The run opens at 9am for competitors to collect their race numbers and Santa Suits and there is a 8k, 5k and 1k option available.
Southam, Prestbury and Cleeve Hill walk
Gloucestershire Outdoor Group have an 8 mile walk taking in Southam, Prestbury and Cleeve Hill with fabulous views from the escarpment. New members are welcome with well behaved dogs! Meet at 10am at Pittville Pump Rooms in the rear carpark. Don’t forget your lunch and a drink.