Top 5 things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend 17 to 19 March 2017

World-class jump racing, footie fundraisers, gin-fuelled theatre, live music and heavenly spa treatments are all on offer in SoGlos's top five things to do this weekend.

Looking for something to do in Gloucestershire this weekend? Check out a handpicked selection of events in SoGlos’s top five things to do.

1. Go for gold

Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup

The pinnacle of Cheltenham Festival, Gold Cup Day, is set to create a flurry of excitement in town on Friday. Whether you’re heading to the racecourse or not, there are plenty of places to celebrate and soak up the atmosphere, with SoGlos's guide. Meanwhile, if you want to escape the madness, find 8 alternative things to do.

2. Support Forest Green Rovers and Allsorts charity

Footie Fundraiser

Cheer on Forest Green Rovers and champion a worthwhile cause at the Footie Fundraiser in aid of Allsorts on Saturday, when the Allsorts’ disability football team teams up with Rodborough Youth Football Club to raise funds and put disabled football firmly on the pitch.

3. Pour the gin

Abigail's Party at Everyman Theatre

On Friday and Saturday, theatre-goers can join the 70s party at Everyman Theatre during the cringe-worthy classic comedy Abigail's Party. Get a flavour of what to expect by reading our five-star review.

4. Head for the spa

Mother's Day at Chapel Spa

Celebrate Mother’s Day early with a trip to the tranquil Chapel Spa in Cheltenham, with its month-long promotions offering a range of treatments to delight well-deserving mums, whilst the delicious Afternoon Tea is perfect for sweet-toothed spa-goers.

5. Enjoy the music

Steve Ferbrache gig at Stroud Brewery

Whether you’re into live music or love real ale, head to Stroud Brewery on Saturday for live music from Steve Ferbrache, offering the perfect chance soak up the sounds, whilst sampling its premium brews and sourdough pizza – what more could you wish more?

What are your plans for this weekend in Gloucestershire? Let us know in the comments below!

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Friday 17 March 2017

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