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Introducing Britain’s Rural Capital of Culture - Theatre, opera, live music, arts, crafts and galleries for those who love to touch and experience what’s happening in the arts.


The live cultural scene starts with Cheltenham Festivals of Classical Music, Jazz, Literature, Science and around the area you’ll find festivals of food and drink, theatre and opera in venues from small town theatres to larger outdoor venues. In summer Longborough Festival Opera, near Moreton in Marsh brings performances such as Carmen, Marriage of Figaro and La Boheme to life in a pretty opera house overlooking the Evenlode Valley.
OPERA, COMEDY, FESTIVALS, BALLET, DRAMA, CONCERTS, ORCHESTRA

The locations for these events are often inspiration in themselves, from the grandeur of Gloucester Cathedral to the amazing Westonbirt Arboretum. Don’t forget those outdoor events in summer which take place throughout the Cotswolds in stunning locations such as the romantic Painswick Rococo Garden.
THEATRE, CASTLES, GARDENS, ABBEYS, AMPHITHEATRES, PARKS

Spend time discovering the movement of artists and craftspeople at work – glass blowers, basket weavers, jewellers and many more. Experience annual Arts Festivals in Tewkesbury and Stroud and discover the many galleries and exhibitions – see genuine artists at work and treat yourself to an exclusive piece.
ARTS, CRAFTS, TEXTILE, POTTERY, WEAVING, WOODTURNING, JEWELLERY

The Cotswolds has plenty to keep you entertained, thrilled and charmed. Please visit the events page
or www.cotswolds.com to find out the latest up and coming cultural events.