Sandford Parks Lido Events

Every year we run a number of special events on site, here is the list for 2014.


  • Turning Back Time - opening day
    Saturday 10th May 2014
    Our annual opening day celebration with entrance price of 2p and staff in traditional uniform. Activities available for all the family with your first chance of the year to have a swim
  • Interviews With A Zombie
    Saturday 12th July 2014
    Interviews With A Zombie The Valley Clan Collective presents a new satirical comedy about tolerance, bureaucracy and the ennui of zombiedom.In death you expect some peace; but not for Hamish Walker - Following a fatal infectious bite all he wants is to be left alone; but the quiet life (or death) isn’t an option… suddenly everyone demands his attention - his GP, the job centre, disability assessor, police, his local MP, parents… even the local television presenter…
  • Cheltenham Water Polo Club v Sheffield City
    Saturday 26th July 2014
    Water Polo matchSaturday 26th July 5.30-7
  • Jazz on a Summer's Evening
    Sunday 27th July 2014
     Jazz on a Summer's EveningA superb evening of chilled out jazz, blues and boogie woogie in beautiful Cheltenham settings with the town's own pianist and entertainer Peter Gill and his array of superbly talented musician friends.Ever popular, these evenings will sell out early so grab your tickets while you can
  • Summer Bike Security Campaign
    Friday 8th August 2014
    With the summer at its height, Gloucestershire’s cyclists have taken to the road in their hundreds, making the best of the warm weather. But bike thieves are also on the move, targeting unsecured bikes as an easy target
  • A Midsummer Nights Dream
    Saturday 9th August 2014
    A Midsummer Nights Dream By William ShakespeareDirected by Lottie Wakeham “I have had a most rare vision. I have had a dream”Following the success of last year’s summer tour of ‘Around The World In 80 Days’ & ‘As You Like It’, London Contemporary Theatre presents William Shakespeare’s most loved comedy A Midsummer Nights Dream
  • Treasure Island
    Saturday 23rd August 2014
    Treasure Islandpresented by Rain or Shine Theatre company When their ship is stranded at sea on a windless day, Captain Jim Hawkins and his loyal crew while away the time telling old sailors’ tales. And Captain Jim’s tale is always the most popular
  • Cheltenham Film Society presents 'Le Havre'
    Saturday 30th August 2014
    Le Havre (PG cert) Cheltenham Film Society continue their run of outdoor cinema screenings at the lido with the highly acclaimed French film Le Havre.In this warmhearted portrait of the French harbor city that gives the film its name, fate throws young African refugee Idrissa (Blondin Miguel) into the path of Marcel Marx (André Wilms), a well-spoken bohemian who works as a shoeshiner
  • The Devil's 2k Swim
    Sunday 5th October 2014
     The Devil’s 2k Swim is a swimming race for competitors aged 17+.  The 2km race will take place in Sandford Parks Lido’s 50m main pool
  • Christmas Day Swim
    Thursday 25th December 2014
    We look forward to welcoming you to Sandford Parks Lido on Thursday 25th December for a quick dip in the main pool before heading home to warm up and have your Christmas dinner.The swim will take place promptly at 11am and you will need to be at the lido gates from 10

Brass Monkey Swim

Brass Monkey Swim (i-oqDhWK.jpg)

Sunday 4th January 2015

A new tough sporting challenge at Sandford Parks Lido only for the most hardy of swimmers.