Live Events

Known for world class horse racing Cheltenham Racecourse offers a versatile and flexible venue to deliver exceptional quality live events.

From the Coral World Grand Prix Snooker to the Darts Masters and live music such as Jools Holland and the Rizzle Kicks, Cheltenham Racecourse is a space that impresses and gives that wow factor to visitors both inside and out.

But this is nothing for a venue that is known across the globe for organising and hosting annual raceday event – The Cheltenham Festival – which sees an average daily attendance of 65,000 across the four days.


The broad spectrum of events demonstrates the versatility of the venue, whether it’s hosting sporting events, festivals, or gigs, the team are fully equipped to handle anything.

For more information or to enquire, call Cheltenham Racecourse on 01242 539538 or complete the online enquiry form below and we will be in contact.

To purchase disabled tickets please contact the sales team directly on 01242 539538.



Why choose Cheltenham Racecourse for your indoor Live Event?

  • Ample free parking
  • Dedicated event support prior to and during your event
  • Convenient location in the heart of Cheltenham just 15 minutes from M5
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Stunning views across the racecourse and surrounding countryside
  • 10 minute drive from Cheltenham Spa train stations with great links to London, Birmingham and the West Country


  • A versatile staging system, with professional lighting and sound systems
  • 2,600m² of indoor space with HGV cargo doors
  • State-of-the-art mother grid provides advanced lighting and sound capabilities
  • 2,250 seated auditorium



Catering for Live Events

Cheltenham prides itself on providing guests with stunning dishes for every occasion. Our menus are designed with these key elements in mind; seasonality, provenance of ingredients and sourcing of local British produce that are farmed and caught in a sustainable and ethical way.

The team at Cheltenham delivers quality in it’s food and skill in catering for events, regardless of the size or type – after all when it comes to the racing, it caters for more than 10,000 hospitality guests each day, to the very highest of standards.

Our skilled chefs enjoy personalising menu options to suit every event. Whether it’s a breakfast package for 10 or a delicious banquet for 800.


Our experienced team and friendly waiting and bar staff are dedicated to providing a first-class service at every event. We offer award winning catering and deliver a strong fine dining experience.

  • Seasonal menus
  • Seasonal and local produce where possible
  • Fairtrade producers
  • Set menus
  • Award winning chefs


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Easy to get here

  • + Easily accessible from the M5 (Junction 10 or 11)

  • + Train station, less than 10 minute drive, for London, Birmingham and Bristol

  • + Birmingham and Bristol airports under an hour away

  • + Gloucestershire Airport for private flights

  • + Helipad on the racecourse

  • + Nestled in the picturesque Cotswolds landscape

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