From jazz music to tall ships, enjoy Cotswolds spring events

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire/The Cotswolds

Spend a short break in Cheltenham feasting on the musical delights of Cheltenham Jazz Festival, then head to Gloucester for the Tall Ships Festival.

A visit to the Cheltenham Jazz Festival will shake the musical cobwebs from your ears and give a much-needed razzle-dazzle to springtime events in April and May.

Offering everything from traditional to contemporary jazz, listen to fantastic music in venues ranging from the Town Hall to marquees in Imperial Gardens. Sample an atmospheric lunchtime or evening concert with delicious food at The Daffodil Restaurant, a converted Art Deco cinema near Regency terraces.

Over at Gloucester’s Tall Ships Festival at the end of May, festivalgoers are able to enjoy a variety of family friendly attractions during Spring Bank Holiday Weekend. There are fun and interesting living history characters, marauding pirates, live music, arts, crafts and food stalls, kids’ activities and lots more.

Board the spectacular tall ships in the unique setting of the UK's most inland port, not forgetting to explore ones making their Gloucester Tall Ships debut.

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