Sunday 21 April 2019

Light Up Cheltenham

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Cheltenham will be aglow this February when Cheltenham BID lights up the town centre like never before with a free family event.

Families can look forward to seeing some of the town’s iconic buildings lit up in a spectacular show during February as Light Up Cheltenham returns from Saturday 2 February to Sunday 24 February 2019.

With this year’s event featuring a giant observation wheel and a family-friendly launch event, SoGlos has rounded up some of the highlights below.

Light Up Cheltenham 2019 video

Giant observation wheel at Light Up Cheltenham 2019

A first for Cheltenham, a giant observation wheel will be placed in Imperial Gardens and will be a whopping 35 metres high. Families, friends and visitors can take a ride on the giant wheel and take in the views over Cheltenham and beyond.

Building lights at Light Up Cheltenham 2019

Bigger and better than ever before, the number of buildings lit up across the town will change colours over the three weeks, turning red on Thursday 14 February 2019 to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Meanwhile, buildings including The Brewery Quarter, Boots Corner and the Municipal Offices will all be lit up too.

Light Up Cheltenham 2019
Cheltenham town centre
Saturday 2 February 2019; Sunday 3 to Sunday 24 February 2019
From 5pm on Saturday 2 February 2019, from 3.30pm on all other days
Tickets for the observation wheel cost £5 for adults and £4 for children
Not available

© SoGlos
Friday 18 January 2019



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