With a packed events calendar encompassing foodie festivals, free children’s events, outdoor theatre and more, see some of the best events in Gloucestershire this August.
Leisure at Cheltenham welcomes families on Wednesday 1 August 2018, when it hosts a Big Day of Fun and opens its brand-new splash pad. Activities include bouncy castles, crazy golf, disco, skater club, and much more.
Cheltenham’s first Cheese & Chilli Festival takes place on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 August 2018, offering a whole host of tasty treats, amazing entertainment and food competitions for those that can handle the heat.
Returning for another jam-packed year from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 August 2018, The Big Feastival is set to celebrate summer in style, bringing an extravaganza of food, music and family fun to the Cotswolds.
The Greenway Hotel’s Summer Celebration runs from Thursday 9 to Sunday 12 August 2018, comprising four events – An Evening with Neil Diamond; Grand Marquee Summer Ball; RAF 100 Tea Dance; and a Wedding Fest and Garden Party.
Giffords Circus returns to the Cotswolds in September with My Beautiful Circus, visiting Cirencester from Thursday 13 to Monday 24 September 2018, and Stroud from Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 September 2018.
From Tuesday 14 to Thursday 30 August 2018, LEGO Club at Gloucester Guildhall will host five different workshops, designed to encourage children to learn through building, creating and disassembling LEGO.
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Direct from the West End, smash-hit musical Let It Be hits the stage at Everyman Theatre from Tuesday 28 August 2018, featuring classic hits such as ‘Twist and Shout’, ‘Come Together’ and ‘Hey Jude’.
Head to Victoria Gardens in Tewkesbury on Saturday 25 August 2018 to enjoy Oddsocks’ musical, sci-fi adaptation of The Tempest, performed under the stars.
Spanning cracking days out, free family activities, energetic sports and some unmissable special events – SoGlos’s guide to the summer holidays in Gloucestershire is guaranteed to make August fly by.
What’s more, you don’t have to spend a thing, because SoGlos has also rounded up 50 FREE things to do during the school holidays.
On Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 August 2018, there’s the chance to enjoy two days of live music and delicious food and drink, when The Brewery Quarter’s Summer Jam returns, with top local performers, competitions and exciting games.
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