10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this September

Enjoy some compelling shows, hear some live music, run off with the circus, and be mindful – all in SoGlos's pick of 10 unmissable events taking place in September 2018.

From family-friendly festivals and gripping theatre, to giant vegetables and tasty tipples, find plenty to do this September with SoGlos’s round up of unmissable events.


1. See some giant vegetables

Malvern Autumn Show

The Malvern Autumn Show is set to celebrate seasonal food, the countryside, gardening and nostalgia on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 September 2018, offering everything from giant vegetables and fun fairs, to family fun and shopping.


2. Get arty

Cheltenham Paint Festival

Cheltenham Paint Festival brings amazing works from talented national and international artists to town on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 September 2018. While at The Brewery Quarter, enjoy great entertainment and witness an artist at work.


3. Sip on a pint

Cheltenham and Gloucester Beer Week

Back for another year, Cheltenham and Gloucester Beer Week offers a 10-day celebration of craft beer and ale from Friday 14 September until Sunday 23 September 2018; a highlight will be the Ale Trail, guiding drinkers around 32 popular venues.


4. Run away with the circus

Giffords Circus

Giffords Circus storms into Cirencester from Thursday 13 to Monday 24 September 2018, promising awe-inspiring performances, live music, and a dose of comedy from Tweedy the Clown during its My Beautiful Circus tour.


5. Enjoy an enchanting concert

Holst’s The Planets concert at Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral welcomes music lovers to this enchanting concert on Saturday 22 September 2018, with the Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra set to perform Holst’s The Planets.


6. Be dazzled

Strictly Come Dancing exhibition at Berkeley Castle

Image © BBC/Guy Levy

Berkeley Castle will play host to a sparkling Strictly Come Dancing exhibition throughout September 2018; open on Sundays to Wednesdays, see 14 beautiful costumes that have featured on the show.


7. Be mindful

Mindfulness and Meditation for All at The Isbourne

Running weekly from Wednesday 5 September 2018, Mindfulness and Meditation for All offers fun and informative sessions with experienced teacher Kathryn Buxton, held at The Isbourne in Cheltenham.


8. Celebrate food and drink

Everyman Theatre

A week that celebrates the town’s burgeoning food and drink scene, Cheltenham Industry Week runs from Monday 17 to Sunday 23 September 2018, featuring events for both the public and industry insiders.


9. Go underground

Underground Festival in Gloucester

Returning for a fantastic weekend of live punk, rock and indie music, Gloucester Guildhall hosts some brilliant up-and-coming bands at this year’s Underground Festival, running from Friday 28 to Sunday 30 September 2018.


10. See some captivating theatre

Not About Heroes at The Barn Theatre

From Thursday 27 to Saturday 29 September 2018, Not About Heroes promises compelling entertainment at The Barn Theatre, exploring the relationship between WWI poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon.


© SoGlos
Monday 06 August 2018

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