Sunday 4 December 2016


Gloucestershire events in December 2016

Sunday 4 December 2016

Little ones can embark on a fun tractor trailer ride to Santa’s grotto this Christmas at Over Farm’s festive experience.

Father Christmas Tractor Trailer Experience at Over Farm

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Promising an enchanting day out, little ones can hop aboard a magical tractor trailer ride at Over Farm this Christmas,...

The St Nicholas Wishing Tree will be ready to receive festive wishes throughout November and December.

St Nicholas Wishing Tree in Gloucester

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County children can leave their Christmas wishes on Gloucester Life Museum’s St Nicholas Wishing Tree and receive a personalised...

Enjoy a fantastic festive shopping experience with a trip to Bath Christmas Market this winter.

Bath Christmas Market

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10am at Abbey Chambers, Abbey Churchyard, 2 York St, Bath BA1 1LY

Whether you’re shopping for unique Christmas gifts, fancy a fresh mince pie or simply want to soak up the festive...

Celebrate Christmas at Regent Arcade this December.

Christmas at Regent Arcade

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Selfies with Santa, a Postal Express, storytelling with Mrs Claus, and much more awaits merry shoppers visiting Cheltenhanm’s...

Snap a photo with Santa and tick off your Christmas shopping list at Regent Arcade.

Father Christmas appearances at Regent Arcade

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Father Christmas will be making a host of special appearances at Regent Arcade this winter, with the chance for little...

regentarcade.co.uk (01242) 521345

Take the little ones to see Santa this Christmas for a lovely holiday memory.

Santa's Grotto at Eastgate Shopping Centre

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Eastgate Shopping Centre will be granting the Christmas wishes of children across Gloucester, offering the chance to meet...

Everyman Theatre’s pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk will see Tweedy back in the limelight.

Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime at Everyman Theatre

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Tweedy the Clown is back in the pantomime limelight, as Jack and the Beanstalk takes to the Everyman Theatre stage this...

everymantheatre.org.uk (01242) 572573

Mulled wine, mince pies and a visit from Santa, don’t miss Whole Foods Market Cheltenham’s Christmas Market.

Christmas Market at Whole Foods Cheltenham

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Boasting mulled wine, seasonal food and even a visit from Santa, Whole Foods Market Cheltenham will be bursting with festive...

Perfect for the Christmas month, embark on a magical adventure in The Great Bear of the North at Everyman Theatre.

The Great Bear of the North at Everyman Theatre

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Perfect for introducing little ones to live theatre, embark on a magical journey with Freya and Loki the bear at Everyman...

everymantheatre.org.uk (01242) 572573

Gloucestershire favourite, Rain or Shine will bring The Hound of Baskervilles to Brockhampton.

The Hound of the Baskervilles play in Brockhampton

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2.30pm at Rhodes Memorial Hall, Brockhampton, GL54 5XH

Don your detective hats and get ready to solve a mystery, when Rain or Shine Theatre Company’s adaptation of The...

rainorshine.co.uk 01189 424167

Everyman Theatre’s pantomime, Jack and the Beanstalk will see Tweedy back in the limelight.

Jack and the Beanstalk pantomime at Everyman Theatre

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Tweedy the Clown is back in the pantomime limelight, as Jack and the Beanstalk takes to the Everyman Theatre stage this...

everymantheatre.org.uk (01242) 572573

See Sudeley Castle like never before, with dazzling displays at its Spectacle of Light.

Spectacle of Light at Sudeley Castle

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See Sudeley Castle like never before this winter, with dazzling light displays and grand canopies of colour, at the venue’s...

spectacleoflight.co.uk 0333 666 3366

Gloucestershire favourite, Rain or Shine will bring The Hound of Baskervilles to Brockhampton.

The Hound of the Baskervilles play in Brockhampton

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7.30pm at Rhodes Memorial Hall, Brockhampton, GL54 5XH

Don your detective hats and get ready to solve a mystery, when Rain or Shine Theatre Company’s adaptation of The...

rainorshine.co.uk 01189 424167

Last year’s pantomime saw Cinderella take to the stage at Roses Theatre.

Robin Hood pantomime at Roses Theatre

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Times to be confirmed at Roses Theatre

Pantomime season is back again – oh yes it is! – with Roses Theatre’s brand new show, Robin Hood and The Babes in...

rosestheatre.org (01684) 295074

Christmas at Dobbie's Garden Centre

9am at Dobbie’s Garden Centre, Siddington, Cirencester GL7 6EU

The elves have been preparing Dobbie’s Garden Centre for Santa’s arrival this winter, with the jolly red man...

Santa Safari at West Midlands Safari Park

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Venture into the wild on a Santa Safari this Christmas, with a four-mile expedition and visit to Santa’s grotto...

GWR Santa Specials

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Travel by steam train from Cheltenham to Winchcombe station and visit Santa and his helpers in the Christmas grotto, on...

The Big Batsford Christmas Hunt at Batsford Arboretum

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Santa’s mischievous little helpers have gone missing at Batsford Arboretum and county children can join The Big...

Christmas at Cattle Country Adventure Park

Family-favourite destination, Cattle Country Adventure Park, will be open for farmyard fun this Christmas, with children...

Santa Express at Longleat Safari Park

Climb aboard Longleat’s magical Santa Express during the festive season for the chance to meet the jolly red man and...

Christmas Fantasy at Clearwell Caves

10am at Clearwell Caves

See Santa Claus within the magical setting of Clearwell Caves, before following the enchanting tale of Evie's Aeroplane,...

Farmer Christmas at Over Farm

Santa’s little helpers can take a tractor trailer ride to Father Christmas’s grotto, where they can enjoy an...

Christmas at Krazy Golf Lydney

Crazy golfers can enjoy a game in the company of Santa and his elves this Christmas, with little ones getting the chance...

Meet Santa and the winter princess at The Brewery Quarter

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10am at Various venues at The Brewery Quarter, Henrietta Street, Cheltenham, GL50 4FA

Eat, drink, bowl, and be merry with Father Christmas, who will be flying into The Brewery Quarter with two winter princesses,...

Magical Christmas Experience at All Things Wild

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10.30am at All Things Wild, Station Road, Honeybourne, Near Evesham, WR11 7QZ

Treat to children to a Magical Christmas Experience during the festive season with a visit to All Things Wild, offering...

Christmas at Perrygrove Railway

10.30am at Perrygrove Railway

Greet Santa Claus when he flies down the chimney for some magical fun at Perrygrove Railway, arriving just in time for some...

Daylesford Grotto

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Children can get into the Christmas spirit with a magical visit to Daylesford Grotto during December, offering plenty...

Christmas Wreath Workshop in Lechlade

2pm at Filkins Village Hall, Filkins, Lechlade, GL7 3JJ

Learn how to make a festive wreath under the guidance of Gloucestershire florists Peppermint & Peony at Filkins Village Hall...

The Challenge of Rudolph Steiner at Hawkwood College

2.30pm at Hawkwood College

Hawkwood College will screen The Challenge of Rudolph Steiner from British filmmaker Jonathan Stedall this December. The...

Winter Wonderland at Prinknash Bird and Deer Park

Excited children can step into a Winter Wonderland at Prinknash Bird and Deer Park, complete with real-life reindeer, magical...

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