Tuesday 7 April 2020

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this March

Spring into action as the new season approaches with some of Gloucestershire’s best events taking place this March 2020.

Some of Gloucestershire’s biggest events are back this March 2020, with racing in Cheltenham, Mother’s Day and more making it into SoGlos’s hot list.

1. Feel lucky at The Festival™ Presented by Magners in Cheltenham

The Festival™ presented by Magners is back from Tuesday 10 to Friday 13 March 2020. Bigger and better than ever – get decked out in tweed and study the form, for four days of thrilling horseracing action.

Not sure what to wear? Check out SoGlos’s interview with John Lewis & Partners stylist on how to dress for the biggest racing meet of the year.

2. Toast your winnings at The Brewery Quarter’s Race Week entertainment

The Brewery Quarter is pulling out all the stops with foodie treats, live music and plenty of boozy beverages with its Race Week entertainment from Tuesday 10 to Friday 13 March 2020. Celebrate your winnings with a tipple or two while getting your boogie on at the live performances from 5.30pm on all four evenings.

3. See the premiere tour of Band of Gold at Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham

Based on the crime drama series of the same name, Band of Gold tells the tale of four women working in a notorious red-light district. With murderous consequences, the thriller hits the Everyman Theatre from Monday 2 March 2020 as it tours the UK.

4. Surf the Severn Bore

Predicted to take place on Wednesday 11 March and Thursday 12 March 2020 from Minsterworth Church, The Severn Bore is an impressive tidal wave of water which works its way up the Severn Estuary. Daredevil surfers can take on the freezing cold tide, which can rise by anything up to 15 metres. Challenge accepted.

5. Get wonderful wedding inspiration at Elmore Court’s Open Day

Set in 1,000 acres of enchanting woodland and gardens, Elmore Court is opening its doors on Sunday 8 March 2020 for its Wedding Open Day. With lots of different wedding suppliers eager to answer any questions, the event will give couples the ultimate wedding inspiration.

6. Get creative with Craft Festival at Cheltenham Town Hall

With an impressive collection of handmade crafts, as well as demonstrations and children’s workshops, Craft Festival at Cheltenham Town Hall is a great place to celebrate all things arty. With Sue Pryke and Keith Brymer Jones from Channel 4’s Great Pottery Throw Down making an appearance, the festival takes place from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 March 2020 and will offer up plenty of crafty inspiration.

7. Wrap up warm at Gloucester Cathedral’s cloisters sleepover challenge

To raise funds for local homeless charities, Gloucester Cathedral are challenging the brave to a sleepover within its historic cloisters on Friday 20 March 2020. Inviting people of all ages for a night on the stone floor, the event will also give participants the opportunity to go on night tours around the magnificent cathedral.

8. Treat your mum to a Mother’s Day activity in Gloucestershire

There are lots of ways to treat your mum this Mother’s Day with SoGlos’s top 13 ideas in Gloucestershire. From prosecco afternoon tea to family days out, there’s something to suit all budgets this Mother’s Day.

9. Unwind with The Maytime Inn’s Wine Tasting Evening

A great opportunity to enjoy delicious food and tasty tipples, The Maytime Inn’s Wine Tasting evening takes place on Friday 27 March 2020. With a set three-course meal included, diners will try a selection of the restaurant’s wines alongside its trusted suppliers.

10. Test your detective skills at the Murder Mystery Evening at Stonehouse Court

Solve the puzzling clues at Stonehouse Court’s Murder Mystery Evening on Friday 13 March 2020. Including a three-course dinner, guests will race to solve the crime, facing plenty of surprises, conspiracies and entertainment as they go along.

© SoGlos
Friday 28 February 2020

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