Encompassing family and foodie events, sporting entertainment, exciting exhibitions and summer holiday fun, there’s plenty to do this July, right on the doorstop in Gloucestershire.
Families and their four-legged friends will be flocking to Cirencester Park for the Cotswold Show and Food Festival on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 July, featuring everything from country pursuits and tasty treats, to friendly animals and exhilarating arena displays.
Cheltenham Music Festival returns from Saturday 1 to Sunday 16 July, offering everything from superstar artists and chamber concerts, to choral music and family performances, with names including Bryn Terfel, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and festival favourite The Hallé.
Local art lovers can see if they can spot which paintings are authentic and which are phonies during The Wilson’s engaging Fake: The Great Reveal exhibition, an engaging showcase to change the way you look at art.
Cheltenham Cricket Festival will be taking to the green pitches of Cheltenham College on selected days between Monday 3 and Sunday 16 July 2017, with the chance to see two Specsavers County Championship matches; and three Natwest T20 Blast matches.
Enthusiastic swimmers have the chance to take a dip in one of the UK’s most picturesque swimming spots, when Swim For Life hosts a summertime swim in the Wye Valley on Saturday 15 July, promising an exhilarating and enjoyable experience.
From Saturday 15 July, the Museum of Gloucester invites budding palaeontologists and Jurassic Park fans to its exciting Dinosaurs exhibition, complete with sounds, smells and sights from the past.
Jules Verne’s classic story will transport Everyman Theatre audiences Around The World In 80 Days, taking to the stage from Tuesday 18 to Saturday 22 July. Meanwhile, other July shows include Watermill Theatre’s Twelfth Night and Romeo and Juliet, and children's show The Gruffalo.
SoGlos has rounded up special events, fun days out, alfresco entertainment, live entertainment, sporting fun, and much more in its summer holidays guide, offering plenty of inspiration for keeping the little nippers happy!
Bacon Theatre’s pretty amphitheatre will once again play host to the Cheltenham Open-air Theatre Festival on selected days from Wednesday 19 July. From Shakespeare and outdoor cinema, to family-friendly shows, there’s something for everyone.
Enjoy a week packed with live music and local talent when Café Rene’s Rhythm and Blues Festival returns from Monday 24 to Sunday 30 July, with the impressive line-up including The Achievers, The Blue Horizon, Hip Route, The Worried Men, and Wille and the Bandits.
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