Cheltenham Ladies' College, Gloucestershire

Cheltenham Ladies’ College is an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18 in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England.

Cheltenham Ladies’ College
Bayshill Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 3EP

Outstanding facilities in the heart of Cheltenham

No matter what event you are hosting, the team at CLC Venues and Events is committed to helping your day run as smoothly as possible.  There are a range of venues available for hire at Cheltenham Ladies’ College, from modern conference rooms that offer a professional environment for any business meeting, to grand function rooms such as the Princess Hall which can seat over 800 people. Secure private boarding houses in a variety of central locations and a a dedicated sports centre are also available on site. All rooms can accommodate guests with access requirements and are equipped with IT facilities including Wi-Fi. Our in-house catering can provide a wide variety of food and drink to suit your needs, from tea and coffee or a breakfast buffet, through to a grand Gala Dinner.

 

Services available for all facilities:

  • Wi-fi
  • In-house catering
  • Free car parking
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Accommodation

Dance, Drama & Music

Historic Hall

Set inside the main College site and one of the largest venues in Cheltenham, the Princess Hall is beautifully striking with its pitch pine woodwork in dramatic Gothic style. Galleries run on two levels around the rear and both sides of the hall, and can hold over 800 guests lecture-style for a conference or 250 seated for dinner. With state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, the elegant Princess Hall is perfect for banquets, concerts, and large wedding receptions. Capacity: 800 Theatre, 300 Reception, 220 Banqueting.

Theatre

Built with minimalist contemporary detail, the Grade II* listed Parabola Arts Centre has outstanding facilities right in the heart of Cheltenham. The state-of-the-art theatre boasts a capacity of 325 across two levels, while also offering rehearsal spaces, three dressing rooms, five breakout rooms and a dance studio. The foyer space doubles as an art gallery and also houses the box office and bar. Capacity: 325 Theatre, 100 Reception, 30 Boardroom.

Music Hall

The Council Room, with its high vaulted ceiling, intricate stained glass and beautiful views across the garden, is the perfect location for a dinner, recital, lecture or celebration. Capacity: 130 Theatre, 100 Reception, 80 Banqueting, 25 Boardroom.

Sports & Fitness

Sports Hall

This is the place to look if you fancy hiring out an area for a game of badminton or basketball, or you want to join a class. As one of the largest sports halls in the county, we can offer many different sports, from indoor hockey to indoor football, from trampolining to table tennis. If you like to exercise in a group, you can attend circuits, aerobics or body conditioning, with expert instructors who cater for all abilities. The hall also plays host to regular leagues and competitions and can be hired as a whole for team games.

Swimming Pool

The state-of-the-art 25m pool with an ozone cleansing system means you won’t smell of chlorine and your eyes won’t sting when you get out. There’s early morning lane swimming, adult-only sessions and family fun with mats and woggles. During the holidays the Gremlin inflatable offers fun for the kids.

Fitness Centre

CLC's fitness centre offers plenty of resistance equipment to help you feel that satisfying burn in your muscles. Alternatively, you could try some cardio exercise on the rowing, running or cross-training machines. For those who favour something a little heavier, the free weights room is an ideal place to sculpt those biceps.

Tennis Courts

There are 12 courts spread across our Malvern Road and Well Place sites, including six all-weather courts. Courts can be booked on an individual basis or, for a more social experience, join our club, which meets at 10.00 on Sundays. Coaching is available too.

Celebrations & Events

Historic Hall

Set inside the main College site and one of the largest venues in Cheltenham, the Princess Hall is beautifully striking with its pitch pine woodwork in dramatic Gothic style. Galleries run on two levels around the rear and both sides of the hall, and can hold over 800 guests lecture-style for a conference or 250 seated for dinner. With state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, the elegant Princess Hall is perfect for banquets, concerts, and large wedding receptions. Capacity: 800 Theatre, 300 Reception, 220 Banqueting.

Function Room

Built with minimalist contemporary detail, the Grade II* listed Parabola Arts Centre has outstanding facilities right in the heart of Cheltenham. In additional to the theatre itself, the foyer space doubles as an art gallery and also houses the box office and bar. Capacity: 325 Theatre, 100 Reception, 30 Boardroom.

Weddings

At Cheltenham Ladies’ College we provide an inspiring location and beautiful gardens, perfect for photos and memories, to help make sure that your wedding is as individual and unique as you are. We have a variety of rooms available for you to use, offering intimate locations for wedding breakfasts as well as elaborate settings for celebrations. We will work closely with you and give you the flexibility to plan a perfect day which suits both your needs and budget.

Function Room

Looking out onto the gardens, the ground floor Garden Common Room, is perfectly equipped to host your conference, dinner or talk. With an open entrance area suitable for drinks or registration, this flexible space could be the venue for more intimate events in modern surrounds. Capacity: 150 Theatre, 150 Reception, 100 Banqueting.

Historic Entertaining Areas

The Council Room, with its high vaulted ceiling, intricate stained glass and beautiful views across the garden, is the perfect location for a dinner, recital, lecture or celebration. Capacity: 130 Theatre, 100 Reception, 80 Banqueting, 25 Boardroom.

Entertaining Areas

Lower Hall is a large bright space in the centre of College which can be used for a variety of formal and informal events.

Courses & Corporate

Historic Hall

Set inside the main College site and one of the largest venues in Cheltenham, the Princess Hall is beautifully striking with its pitch pine woodwork in dramatic Gothic style. Galleries run on two levels around the rear and both sides of the hall, and can hold over 800 guests lecture-style for a conference or 250 seated for dinner. With state-of-the-art audio visual equipment, the elegant Princess Hall is perfect for banquets, concerts, and large wedding receptions. Capacity: 800 Theatre, 300 Reception, 220 Banqueting.

Function Room

Looking out onto the gardens, the ground floor Garden Common Room, is perfectly equipped to host your conference, dinner or talk. With an open entrance area suitable for drinks or registration, this flexible space could be the venue for more intimate events in modern surrounds. Capacity: 150 Theatre, 150 Reception, 100 Banqueting.

Historic Entertaining Areas

The Council Room, with its high vaulted ceiling, intricate stained glass and beautiful views across the garden, is the perfect location for a dinner, recital, lecture or celebration. Capacity: 130 Theatre, 100 Reception, 80 Banqueting, 25 Boardroom.

Meeting Rooms

Built with minimalist contemporary detail, the Grade II* listed Parabola Arts Centre has outstanding facilities right in the heart of Cheltenham. In additional to the theatre itself, the centre has five breakout rooms which can be used for business meetings.

Meeting Rooms

The Conference Room, with its high ceiling and plentiful natural light, is ideal for meetings or small training sessions. Capacity: 15 Boardroom

Classrooms

Whether you're looking for a classroom-type set up, a boardroom or a breakout space from a larger event happening elsewhere at College, we will have a space that will be right for your event. General Capacity: 20 Classroom, 20 Boardroom,

Entertaining Areas

Lower Hall is a large bright space in the centre of College which can be used for a variety of formal and informal events.

Accommodation

Accommodation

Available during the school holiday periods, our modern and well-equipped boarding houses offer single, twin, and dormitory style accommodation, for small or large bookings. Every house has a dining room, kitchen and common rooms, to ensure that your stay is as comfortable as possible. All our houses are within walking distance of the main school site and CLC Sports Centre, as well as local amenities and the centre of Cheltenham. Each house can accommodate around 50 people.

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