Saturday 23 July 2016


Gloucestershire events in July 2016

Saturday 23 July 2016

Join in the fun and explore the city of Gloucester for Beatrix Potter characters.

Beatrix Potter Anniversary Treasure Trail in Gloucester

Editor's Choice Free

9am at Various locations around Gloucester

Celebrate beloved children’s author Beatrix Potter and join a free family treasure trail throughout Gloucester,...

somac.org.uk (01452) 207020

Take a walk on the wild side at The Wilson’s latest exhibition, Wild Worlds.

Wild Worlds exhibition at The Wilson

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Take a walk on the wild side and discover how animals are used to tell stories and evoke emotions at The Wilson Museum’s...

thewilson.org.uk (01242) 237431

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, flock to Slimbridge Wetland Centre to see its brand new Dusty the Duck trail.

Celebrity Dusty Duck trail at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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Slimbridge Wetland Centre will be taken over by a flock of six-foot birds this summer, in its exciting new Dusty the Duck...

wwt.org.uk/slimbridge (01453) 891900

Enjoy celebrity cooking demos and over 120 stalls at the Gloucester Quays Food Festival.

Gloucester Quays Food Festival

Editor's Choice Free

10am at Gloucester Quays, St Ann Way, Gloucester, GL1 5SH

The eagerly-awaited Gloucester Quays Food Festival returns with celebrity cookery from Nadiya Hussain, Tom Kerridge and...

Come face-to-face with Iron Man this summer when the Robot exhibition comes to The Museum of Gloucester.

Robot exhibition at The Museum of Gloucester

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Featuring familiar robots, cyborgs and androids from television and the big screen, march to The Museum of Gloucester...

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy top cricket action right here in Cheltenham.

Cheltenham Cricket Festival

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11am at Cheltenham College, Bath Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7LD

The Brewin Dolphin Cheltenham Cricket Festival 2016 will be taking to the green pitches of Cheltenham College for a fortnight...

gloscricket.co.uk 0117 910 8010

Local music lovers can head to Guiting Music Festival for 10 days of sensational entertainment.

Guiting Music Festival

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1.45pm at Guiting Power Village Hall, Church Lane, Guiting Power, GL54 5TX

Returning to the Cotswolds for 10 days of classical, jazz, and folk concerts, the 46th Guiting Music Festival promises...

guitingfestival.org (01386) 584943

Celebrate Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary at Roses Theatre’s Shakespeare Festival this summer.

Shakespeare Festival at Roses Theatre

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2pm at Roses Theatre

Celebrate the Bard’s 400th anniversary in style at Roses Theatre, with a host of live performances, films screenings,...

rosestheatre.org (01684) 295074

Cultures locals can enjoy a wonderful performance with Longborough’s 2016 season.

Longborough Festival Opera

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Another season of theatrical drama and orchestral music is heading to the Cotswolds this summer, as Longborough Festival...

lfo.org.uk (01451) 830292

The Tuckwell Amphitheatre in Cheltenham provides the perfect venue for a balmy summer’s eve.

Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival

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Cheltenham’s annual Open-Air Theatre Festival is returning to Bacon Theatre’s Tuckwell Amphitheatre for more alfresco...

bacontheatre.co.uk (01242) 258002

Local music lovers can head to Guiting Music Festival for 10 days of sensational entertainment.

Guiting Music Festival

Editor's Choice

7.45pm at Guiting Power Village Hall, Church Lane, Guiting Power, GL54 5TX

Returning to the Cotswolds for 10 days of classical, jazz, and folk concerts, the 46th Guiting Music Festival promises...

guitingfestival.org (01386) 584943

Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Fest will return in 2016 as part of Marketing Gloucester’s Summer of Music, Arts and Culture.

Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival

Editor's Choice Free

Times to be confirmed at Various venues across Gloucester

The Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival 2016 promises to hit all the right notes for music lovers across the city and...

marketinggloucester.co.uk (01452) 207020

Don’t miss the Three Choirs Festival 2016, being held in venues across Gloucester, including the historical Cathedral.

Three Choirs Festival

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Times to be confirmed at Gloucester Cathedral

It’s Gloucestershire’s turn to host the Three Choirs Festival once again, as the choirs of Gloucester, Hereford and Worcester...

3choirs.org 0845 652 1823

Head to The Wilson for a host of family-friendly activities at its Wild Worlds exhibition.

Wild Worlds family exhibition at The Wilson Museum

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Enjoy story time, lantern making, art workshops, drama, dinosaur puppets and more, at The Wilson Museum’s family...

cheltenhammuseum.org.uk (01242) 237431

Nature Explorers at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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Kids can get closer to nature, with mini beast hunts, pond dipping and much more at Slimbridge Wetland Centre this summer,...

Gloucester Carnival Procession

Editor's Choice Free

10am at Gloucester

The Gloucester Carnival marks its 80th anniversary with a ‘celebrate’ theme, street procession and summer...

Art in Brownshill at St Mary of the Angels Church

Free

10.30am at St Mary of the Angels Church, Brownshill, Stroud, GL6 8AJ

Brownshill village will host its annual celebration of local artists this summer, setting up a display of work including...

Summer Safari at Gloucester Cathedral

Free

County children can embark on a Summer Safari at Gloucester Cathedral during the school holidays, a free family trail which...

Cotswold Beer Festival

Editor's Choice

11.30am at Tithe Barn at Postlip, near Winchcombe, GL54 5AQ

The 40th annual Cotswold Beer Festival is expected to showcase real ales and ciders galore when it sets up this summer...

Wooden Spoon Cider Festival at Longlevens Rugby Club

Free

12pm at Longlevens RFC

Longlevens Rugby Club will play host to the inaugural Wooden Spoon Cider Festival this summer, with highlights including...

Stroud Local History Society's summer exhibition at Museum in the Park

Free

12.30pm at Museum in the Park

Stroud Local History Society will host a summer exhibition at Museum in the Park, featuring a host of engaging displays,...

The Importance of Being Earnest at Tuckwell Amphitheatre

Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy of manners will be performed by Eleventh Hour as part of Cheltenham Open-air Theatre Festival,...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Hatherop Castle

6pm at Hatherop Castle School, Hatherop, Cirencester, GL7 3NB

With the birthplace of Shakespeare and hop, skip and a jump across the border, Hatherop Castle School is opening its grounds...

Sunday 24 July 2016

Join in the fun and explore the city of Gloucester for Beatrix Potter characters.

Beatrix Potter Anniversary Treasure Trail in Gloucester

Editor's Choice Free

9am at Various locations around Gloucester

Celebrate beloved children’s author Beatrix Potter and join a free family treasure trail throughout Gloucester,...

somac.org.uk (01452) 207020

Take a walk on the wild side at The Wilson’s latest exhibition, Wild Worlds.

Wild Worlds exhibition at The Wilson

Editor's Choice

Take a walk on the wild side and discover how animals are used to tell stories and evoke emotions at The Wilson Museum’s...

thewilson.org.uk (01242) 237431

Enjoy celebrity cooking demos and over 120 stalls at the Gloucester Quays Food Festival.

Gloucester Quays Food Festival

Editor's Choice Free

10am at Gloucester Quays, St Ann Way, Gloucester, GL1 5SH

The eagerly-awaited Gloucester Quays Food Festival returns with celebrity cookery from Nadiya Hussain, Tom Kerridge and...

Come face-to-face with Iron Man this summer when the Robot exhibition comes to The Museum of Gloucester.

Robot exhibition at The Museum of Gloucester

Editor's Choice

Featuring familiar robots, cyborgs and androids from television and the big screen, march to The Museum of Gloucester...

Don’t miss the chance to enjoy top cricket action right here in Cheltenham.

Cheltenham Cricket Festival

Editor's Choice

11am at Cheltenham College, Bath Road, Cheltenham, GL53 7LD

The Brewin Dolphin Cheltenham Cricket Festival 2016 will be taking to the green pitches of Cheltenham College for a fortnight...

gloscricket.co.uk 0117 910 8010

Local music lovers can head to Guiting Music Festival for 10 days of sensational entertainment.

Guiting Music Festival

Editor's Choice

12pm at Guiting Power Village Hall, Church Lane, Guiting Power, GL54 5TX

Returning to the Cotswolds for 10 days of classical, jazz, and folk concerts, the 46th Guiting Music Festival promises...

guitingfestival.org (01386) 584943

Round up the family for this fun-filled day out at Stonehouse Court Hotel.

Family Fun Day at Stonehouse Court Hotel

Editor's Choice Free

Stonehouse Court Hotel’s Family Fun Day will offer an afternoon of free entertainment and great food and drink overlooking...

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