10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this March

Step into spring this March and find plenty to enjoy across the county, with SoGlos's monthly round-up encompassing everything from sporting action and theatre, to days out and pop-up dining events.

Plan a fun-filled month this March with SoGlos’s monthly round-up of events, whether you’re looking for day trip inspiration, live entertainment or delicious dining.

1. Place your bets

Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup

One of county’s biggest annual events, Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup races into town from Tuesday 13 to Friday 16 March 2018, promising a feast of gripping horse racing, Guinness drinking, and more than £600 million-worth of wagers.

2. Say thanks to mum

12 ways to treat your mum this Mother's Day

Mothering Sunday is upon us and we’ve found plenty of ways to treat well-deserving mums across the county – encompassing everything from spa experiences and afternoon tea to unique gifts.

3. Step into a secret garden

The Secret Garden at Barn Theatre

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester opens with its first professional production of The Secret Garden, running on selected dates from Friday 16 March 2018. The enchanting musical promises a powerful performance and inspiring story, with special effects and puppetry.

4. Enjoy chick flicks, Hitchcock and more

March Film Week at Cheltenham Playhouse

Cheltenham Playhouse’s March Film Week runs from Tuesday 20 to Saturday 24 March 2018 and has something for everyone, with movies spanning What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?, North by Northwest, The Third Man, Bridesmaids, Fantasia and Little Shop of Horrors.

5. Shop up a storm

Made by Hand The Contemporary Craft Festival Cheltenham

Cheltenham Town Hall will welcome 100 of the UK’s leading makers during two-day showcase, Made by Hand, taking place on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 March 2018.

6. Celebrate baroque music

Spring Festival of the Baroque

The Cheltenham Bach Choir’s Spring Festival of the Baroque brings three days of outstanding Baroque music making to town from Friday 23 to Sunday 25 March 2018, featuring Bach’s world-famous choral piece, ‘B minor Mass’.

7. Tuck in to a fantastic feast

Pop-up Restaurant at Miserden's Garden Café

Offering a unique dining experience within a beautiful setting, Miserden will host a number of pop-up dining events on select Friday and Saturday evenings throughout the month, featuring sushi and more.

8. Head to the theatre

Everyman Theatre

The Everyman Theatre will welcome award-winning musical, Blood Brothers onto the stage from Monday 12 to Saturday 17 March 2018. Meanwhile other shows include Pressure from Tuesday 6 to Saturday 10 March 2018, and Brighton Rock from Tuesday 27 to Saturday 31 March 2018.

9. Celebrate the life and work of Lucienne Day

Lucienne Day Living Design at New Brewery Arts

New Brewery Arts’ new exhibition, Lucienne Day: Living Design opens on Saturday 17 March 2018, celebrating the life and work of the influential designer.

10. Soak up the sights

Daffodil Walk at Ampney Park

Gloucestershire charity Cobalt will host a Daffodil Walk at glorious private estate, Ampney Park, on Sunday 25 March 2018, offering the chance to soak up the glorious sights and support a worthwhile cause.

© SoGlos
Monday 26 February 2018

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