Saturday 25 January 2020

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this July

While the weather may not show the signs of summer, July is packed full of fantastic events to enjoy in Gloucestershire.

It hasn’t been the sunniest start to the summer, but SoGlos has found 10 unmissable things to things to do this July that are bound to brighten up your month.


1. The Moon Exhibition at the Museum of Gloucester


Marking 50 years since the moon landing, visitors will be able to check out the fascinating Moon Exhibition at the Museum of Gloucester from Saturday 29 June to Saturday 21 September 2019. For kids there are space costumes to dress up in, and all ages can muse over the lunar rock samples and rocket models.


2. Fresh Air Sculpture Show


Soak up the stunning artwork at Fresh Air Sculpture Show from Sunday 16 June to Sunday 7 July 2019. There are over 130 sculptures in the grounds of a beautiful grade II listed building. Featuring sculptures that have been designed specifically for the garden, pieces are available to buy and range from £50 to a whopping £50,000.


3. Cheltenham Music Festival


Celebrating all things classical, Cheltenham Music Festival is back for another year from Friday 5 to Sunday 14 July 2019. This year’s festival has unmissable highlights including the Nash Ensemble, Judith Weir, and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.


4. Battle of the Chefs at The Slaughters Manor House


Three award-winning chefs, six delicious courses and one amazing foodie experience is on offer at The Slaughters Manor House on Tuesday 9 July 2019. Executive chefs from The Slaughters Manor House and other hotels from the collection, will take part in Battle of the Chefs and create two incredible dishes each and the guests will pick their favourite.


5. Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival


Screening huge blockbusters under the stars, showcasing some of the best theatrical talent and some musical treats too, Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival will transform the Tuckwell Amphitheatre at Dean Close School from Tuesday 16 July to Thursday 1 August 2019. For the full line up see, Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival.


6. Royal International Air Tattoo


One of the world’s largest military airshows is back again from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 July 2019 when The Royal International Air Tattoo takes over the skies in Fairford. See the seven-hour flying display each day or head into the Techno Zone to have a go on the interactive exhibits.


7. The Tiger Who Came to Tea at Newark Park


Children’s favourite, The Tiger Who Came to Tea will be brought to life in an interactive exhibition at Newark Park. Complete with an interactive play kitchen, life-size model tiger, storytelling and craft sessions, the exhibition also has a themed trail around the grounds of Newark Park.


8. Mr Stink at Everyman Theatre


Treat the kids to tickets to Everyman Theatre where David Walliams’ story, Mr Stink, will be transformed into a memorable show. With shows taking place from Tuesday 23 to Saturday 27 July 2019, Mr Stink will have audiences laughing out loud.


9. Knight School at Sudeley Castle


Brave children can learn what it takes to be a real knight at Sudeley Castle’s Knight School from Saturday 27 July to Sunday 1 September 2019. Included in the general admission price, children can dress up as knights and enjoy themed activities as well as arts and crafts.


10. Three Choirs Festival


Gloucester Cathedral will host this year’s Three Choirs Festival from Friday 26 July to Saturday 3 August 2019. More than 70 events will take place including choral and orchestral concerts, masterclasses and children’s workshops too.


© SoGlos
Thursday 20 June 2019

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