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Quiet Hour at Cheltenham Children’s Festival

Saturday, 24 June 2023 9:00am to 2:00pm


Cheltenham Town Hall
Imperial Square
GL50 1QA

Accessibility features

  • Access for Wheelchair Users Access for Wheelchair Users
  • Accessible toilet
  • Assistance Dogs Only
  • Autism Friendly
  • Changing Place Facility
  • Family Friendly
  • Hidden Disabilities Awareness
  • PA/Carer Free Entry
  • Public Transport Links
  • Quiet Space

This year, we are offering a ‘quiet hour’ to ensure that children with additional needs, and their families, are able to enjoy the exciting range of activities on offer, in a calmer and less overwhelming environment.

As spaces are limited, we kindly ask that you only book a ticket for this part of the event if you have a child that would otherwise struggle to attend the event when it is busy.

BOOK HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cheltenham-childrens-festival-2023-tickets-645884817877

Please note that you are able to stay for the remainder of the event , however it will be open to the general public from 11:00.

As well as the exciting activities and performances on offer, there will be a quiet sensory space and a ‘Revolootion’ mobile hoist accessible toilet and changing space available throughout the day.


This years festival, sponsored by Incito Group – McDonald’s, will take place on Saturday 24 June 2023 at Cheltenham Town Hall. It will see over 25 exciting activities and performances, including the most inclusive and diverse range of activities to date.

Some of the highlights include: interactive science, music and drama activities, sign language sing-along, multi sports, storytelling and lots more!

The theme of the festival is ‘Togetherness’, and will feature three zones: ‘playing together’, ‘learning together’ and ‘growing together’ all aimed at primary school-aged children with all ages welcome.

Supporting sponsors for the festival include:

Dean Close Little Trees sponsoring the ‘Growing Together’ zone.

Colour Connection sponsoring the ‘Learning Together’ zone.

The Brewery Quarter sponsoring the ‘Playing Together’ zone.


This year will also see the return of ‘The Town Centre Stage’ at the Brewery Quarter (from 12:00-15:00), encouraging local children’s groups such as Belmont Children’s Choir, My Stage School, Lakeside School, Danceworks Studios and many more to show case their performing arts skills to the general public.

BOOKING LINK: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/cheltenham-childrens-festival-2023-tickets-645884817877

A full list of events, performances and further information will be posted on the No Child Left Behind Facebook page and website.