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What better place to enjoy the Summer Festival Season than Portland Apartments Cheltenham


Cheltenham Music Festival - Wednesday 2 to Sunday 13 July 2014


Describing itself as a ‘musically-centred cultural banquet that has few equals in the UK’, Cheltenham Music Festival is all about high-calibre performances, magnificent venues and a huge variety of music – with highlights from the 2013 festival including performances by the Belcea Quartet, Nicola Benedetti, The Swingle Sisters and The Tallis Scholars. 


Sudeley Castle Food Festival - Friday 11th - Sunday 13th July 2014


 Steeped in history, with royal connections spanning a thousand years, Sudeley Castle and Gardens in Winchcombe is one of Gloucestershire’s most popular attractions.

Foraging fun, cookery demos, children’s workshops, charity bake-offs and more than 70 stalls filled with edible and drinkable delights promise a foodie’s dream at the Sudeley Castle Food Festival 2014. 


Royal International Air Tattoo - Friday 11th - Sunday 13th July 2014


The Royal International Air Tattoo 2014 at RAF Fairford promises one of the world’s biggest and best air shows, with hundreds of aircraft offering death-defying displays to crowds from across Gloucestershire and beyond. 


Cheltenham Cricket Festival  - Monday 14th July - Sunday 27th July 2014


Gloucestershire County Cricket Club has been playing in Cheltenham for more than 140 years, and during the last century the festival has gone from strength-to-strength – now dubbed one of the most successful cricket festivals in the world, attracting thousands of spectators year on year.


 Gloucester Quays Food Festival  - Friday 18th July - Sunday 20th July 2014


The eagerly-awaited Gloucester Quays Food Festival returns with celebrity cookery from Paul Hollywood and James Martin, more than 120 food, drink and craft stalls, and live music across three sunny days. 


Katherine Jenkins Concert at Westonbirt Arboretum - Sunday 20th July


Classical superstar Katherine Jenkins is returning to Westonbirt Arboretum this Sunday 20 July 2014 to perform another outdoor summer concert for fans from near and far – as part of the Forest Live programme.


Cheltenham Open Air Theatre Festival  Friday 18th July -  Friday 1 August 2014


The Tuckwell Amphitheatre at Cheltenham’s Bacon Theatre will be playing host to the Open-Air Theatre Festival once again in 2014, giving music lovers, drama fans, film buffs and families the perfect opportunity to pack deck chairs and picnics for a host of must-see events.


If you are visiting Cheltenham and need somewhere to stay, then  Portland Apartments  are the perfect solution, offering  luxurious serviced accommodation   within a landmark Grade 2 listed building, located in the cultural and historic Regency Cheltenham Spa at the heart of the picturesque Cotswolds. The lavishly appointed self catered apartments present a refreshing alternative to a 5 star central hotel in Cheltenham, offering a home-from-home for business or pleasure. Just a short walk from the town centre, the apartments are ideally situated for events taking place in the Cotswolds. Contact us today for more information about our short lets.