Saturday 28 May 2016


Gloucestershire events in May 2016

Saturday 28 May 2016

See Grayson Perry’s ‘Mad Kid’s Bedroom Wall Pot’ at the Hidden Agenda exhibition at The Wilson. © Nick Moss.

Hidden Agenda and Crafting Change exhibitions at The Wilson

Editor's Choice

Explore everything from people’s rights and suffragettes to war and utopia at The Wilson Museum’s twin exhibitions,...

thewilson.org.uk (01242) 237431

Learn how to live in harmony with the world around you at Isbourne College.

Introduction to Holistic Living Course in Cheltenham

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9.30am at Isbourne House, 3 Wolseley Terrace, GL50 1TH

Transform yourself in 2016 and learn how to live in harmony with the world around you, at Isbourne College’s Introduction...

isbournecollege.org (01242) 254322

The incredibly cute downy ducklings are waiting to meet guests at Slimbridge this May.

Downy Duckling Days at Slimbridge

Editor's Choice

The exceptionally popular Downy Ducklings Days is set to return, with the chance for families to see the spring babies...

wwt.org.uk/slimbridge (01453) 891900

Celebrate the bank holiday weekend with live music at The Hog at Horsley’s Hogfest.

Hogfest at The Hog at Horsley

Editor's Choice Free

With a jam-packed weekend of live music, children’s entertainment, a barbecue, cider and ale, celebrate The Hog...

Boasting music, family fun, food & drink, Lechlade Festival is set for another jam-packed year.

Lechlade Festival

Editor's Choice

11am at Riverside Park, Highworth Road, Lechlade, GL7 3AG

With a jam-packed line-up of music, a weekend of family-friendly activities and a delicious selection of food and drink,...

lechladefestival.co.uk (01367) 700350

Celebrate the long bank holiday weekend in style at The Royal Oak’s three-day beer festival.

The Best of the West festival at The Royal Oak

Editor's Choice Free

12pm at The Royal Oak

Enjoy a long weekend at The Royal Oak in Tetbury, with over 20 beers on offer, fine food and the chance to watch the annual...

theroyaloaktetbury.co.uk (01666) 500021

Ahoy there! Don your eye patch and set sail for Cafe Rene’s Pirate Walk.

Pirate Walk in Gloucester

Editor's Choice Free

2pm at Cafe Rene

Grab the eye patches, Gloucester’s first ever Pirate Walk will set sail from Café Rene as part of the Gloucester Shanty...

caferene.co.uk (01452) 309340

Hop on board and head to Everyman Theatre, for a new adaptation of The Railway Children.

The Railway Children play at Everyman Theatre

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Enjoy a timeless classic in a new light when a musical adaptation of E. Nesbit’s The Railway Children stops off...

everymantheatre.org.uk (01242) 572573

Hop on board and head to Everyman Theatre, for a new adaptation of The Railway Children.

The Railway Children play at Everyman Theatre

Editor's Choice

Enjoy a timeless classic in a new light when a musical adaptation of E. Nesbit’s The Railway Children stops off...

everymantheatre.org.uk (01242) 572573

See Tewkesbury’s own punk band [Spunge] at Gloucester Guildhall.

[Spunge] gig at Gloucester Guildhall

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Ska and punk fans will be snapping up tickets to see local favourites [Spunge] take to Gloucester Guildhall’s stage...

gloucesterguildhall.co.uk (01452) 503050

See a selection of carefully curated work at Winds of Change’s exhibition at Charingworth Court in Winchcombe.

Court Sculpture exhibition at Charingworth Court

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Times to be confirmed at Charingworth Court, Broadway Road, Winchcombe, GL54 5JN

Charingworth Court in Winchcombe will see a selection of carefully curated artwork at the Winds of Change Art Gallery’s...

La Vie en Bleu

Celebrate fine French and Italian automobiles at Prescott Speed Hill Climb’s La Vie en Bleu 2016, a spectacular weekend showcase...

Forged Tales art exhibition at Gloucester Guildhall

Free

Rust Bucket Workshop will host solo art exhibition and installation, Forged Tales, at Gloucester Guildhall this summer, showcasing...

Gloucester Festival of Health and Happiness

Editor's Choice

Gloucester Festival of Health and Happiness promises to bring laughter, positivity and fun to the city’s Blackfriars Priory,...

Cheltenham Children's Festival

Editor's Choice Free

The inaugural Cheltenham Children’s Festival is set to delight local children this spring, with a packed programme...

Jumpin' at the Woodside in Staverton

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11am at Dowty Sports Club, Down Hatherley Lane, Staverton, GL2 9QD

Jazz, jive and swing will be the flavour of Jumpin’ at the Woodside festival, featuring live music, dancing, vintage...

Giffords Circus at Sudeley Castle

Editor's Choice

Roll up, roll up! The acclaimed Giffords Circus will take its anticipated show, The Painted Wagon, to Sudeley Castle as...

Gloucester Shanty Festival

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12pm at Various venues across Gloucester city centre

Set sail for a weekend of nautical nonsense and musical mayhem when Gloucester Shanty Festival returns to the city, packed...

Longhope Open Gardens days

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12pm at Springfield House, Station Lane, Longhope, Gloucestershire, GL17 0NA

Take in the beautiful scenery in Longhope when four of the Forest of Dean village’s splendid gardens open up for visitors...

Family fun day at All Saints' Academy

1pm at All Saints' Academy, Blaisdon Way, Cheltenham, GL51 0WH

Enjoy a family fun day in Cheltenham this spring, with bouncy castles, face painting, balloons, raffle, mascots and more...

Giffords Circus at Sudeley Castle

Editor's Choice

Roll up, roll up! The acclaimed Giffords Circus will take its anticipated show, The Painted Wagon, to Sudeley Castle as...

Concert for Mitcheldean Fete and Folk Festival at The Brewery Tap

Free

7pm at The Brewery Tap, The Mews, Brook Street, Mitcheldean, GL17 0SL

A warm-up event before the Mitcheldean Fete and Folk Festival in July, The Brewery Tap will play host to a concert this spring,...

Giffords Circus at Sudeley Castle

Editor's Choice

Roll up, roll up! The acclaimed Giffords Circus will take its anticipated show, The Painted Wagon, to Sudeley Castle as...

Phedre at The Kings Theatre

7.30pm at Kings Theatre

Jean Racine’s dramatic tragedy, Phedre, will be brought to life on stage by The Phoenix Players at The Kings Theatre...

Graeme of Thrones parody at Cheltenham Town Hall

8pm at

Taking inspiration from award-winning television series Game of Thrones, the critically-acclaimed wacky parody Graeme of...

Sunday 29 May 2016

See Grayson Perry’s ‘Mad Kid’s Bedroom Wall Pot’ at the Hidden Agenda exhibition at The Wilson. © Nick Moss.

Hidden Agenda and Crafting Change exhibitions at The Wilson

Editor's Choice

Explore everything from people’s rights and suffragettes to war and utopia at The Wilson Museum’s twin exhibitions,...

thewilson.org.uk (01242) 237431

The incredibly cute downy ducklings are waiting to meet guests at Slimbridge this May.

Downy Duckling Days at Slimbridge

Editor's Choice

The exceptionally popular Downy Ducklings Days is set to return, with the chance for families to see the spring babies...

wwt.org.uk/slimbridge (01453) 891900

Celebrate the bank holiday weekend with live music at The Hog at Horsley’s Hogfest.

Hogfest at The Hog at Horsley

Editor's Choice Free

With a jam-packed weekend of live music, children’s entertainment, a barbecue, cider and ale, celebrate The Hog...

Boasting music, family fun, food & drink, Lechlade Festival is set for another jam-packed year.

Lechlade Festival

Editor's Choice

11am at Riverside Park, Highworth Road, Lechlade, GL7 3AG

With a jam-packed line-up of music, a weekend of family-friendly activities and a delicious selection of food and drink,...

lechladefestival.co.uk (01367) 700350

Celebrate the long bank holiday weekend in style at The Royal Oak’s three-day beer festival.

The Best of the West festival at The Royal Oak

Editor's Choice Free

12pm at The Royal Oak

Enjoy a long weekend at The Royal Oak in Tetbury, with over 20 beers on offer, fine food and the chance to watch the annual...

theroyaloaktetbury.co.uk (01666) 500021

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