Thursday 17 May to Sunday 17 June 2018Editor's Choice
Dedicated to break down barriers between ethnicity, culture, faith, ability, sexual orientation, class, age and gender, and to uniting the local community, FestivALL will bring a month of exciting events to Gloucestershire.
Kicking off with a launch event at Gloucester Cathedral on Thursday 17 May 2018, FestivALL will run until Sunday 17 June 2018, featuring a wide range of events including everything from crafts, quizzes and nature trails for families, to sport sessions and live music workshops.
What’s more local groups, communities and organisations are invited to host their own event under the FestivALL banner, whether that be a coffee morning or concert.
SoGlos has rounded up the confirmed events below, with more information to be announced on an ongoing basis. For more information visit festivall.org directly.
FestivALL launch event
Held from 4pm to 7.30pm at Gloucester Cathedral, the free launch event welcomes everyone for an enjoyable afternoon, with festivities opened by The Bishop of Gloucester, the Right Revd Rachel Treweek.
Visitors can look forward to live music, dancing, face-painting and activities for children, which include sports, circus skills, arts and crafts and much more, while there will also be a community picnic.
Sharing and learning day
Head to Gloucester Cathedral between 10am and 4.30pm for the chance to learn about local community and statutory organisations that promote inclusive community.
The event offers the perfect opportunity for networking, with key speakers set to deliver inspiring talks to explore the importance of community and inclusion, as well as workshops run to provide information and support about the subject.
Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust will run a nature quest from 11am to 2pm at Robinswood Hill Country Park, promising fun for the whole family.
The event will feature nature-based activities for all ages around the park, including an enjoyable quiz and craft activities.
Well Being Gloucestershire
Head to Encounter Church in Winchcombe from 10.30am to 4pm for Well Being, a special event that’s designed to tackle the stigma of mental health in Gloucestershire.
Highlights include fantastic speeches, workshops, children’s activities, live music and more.
Festival of Stars
Held at Coronation Square in Cheltenham from 2pm to 10.30pm, Festival of Stars will be a summer celebration for everyone.
There will be a stage to showcase the talents of musicians, singers, comedians, storytellers, children’s drummers, jazz bands, choirs and even open mic sessions!
For more information and updates visit festivall.org directly.
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