Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2023

Wednesday 26th April to Monday 1st May 2023
Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2AE, England MAP
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Daily capacity: 3,000
Last updated: Thu 30th Mar 2023

Cheltenham Jazz Festival features big international names alongside the best of British talent and a wide variety of performances across the week. The festival will run from Wednesday 26th April until Monday 1st  May 2023.

The festival is hosted in a tented festival village in Cheltenham’s Montpellier Gardens, featuring a Big Top stage, the Jazz Arena, and a food, drink and market area. The festival will continue to use nearby venues the Parabola Arts Centre, Cheltenham Town Hall and the Daffodil restaurant.


Acts include Gregory Porter, Jamie Cullum, Sergio Mendes, Joshua Redman, James Morrison, The Bad Plus, Incognito, Nubya Garcia, Georgie Fame & The Guy Barker Big Band, Curtis Stigers and The Ronnie Scott's Big Band, Level 42, Katie Melua, and many more.

For the details as available please see the line-up page.


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Ticket prices vary depending by event.

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In the Family Tent, there are number of events suitable for all the family including on Saturday, a Jazzlab for children aged 6+ featuring the opportunity to explore rhythms, sounds and styles, along with  games - from £6. 


This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area. The Cheltenham Jazz Festival attracts over 17,000 people annually, so if you want to stay in Cheltenham during this period booking accommodation in advance of the event is a must. Some of the hospitality packages available do include overnight accommodation.

More information will be here when available.

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