Friday 28 February 2020

7 stylish Cotswold events to be seen at

From gorgeous Cotswold celebrity events through to sporting days out, the Cotswolds is full of incredibly stylish events, harmoniously hosting both high society and those who love the outdoor lifestyle.

Whether you’re after some spectacular sporting entertainment, want to dress up and feel fancy or simply want to enjoy what Gloucestershire has to offer, here’s seven stylish Cotswold events to be seen at this year.


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1. Ladies’ Day at Cheltenham Races


The ultimate excuse to find the finest outfit, dress up smartly and enjoy a day of spectacular racing in Cheltenham, Ladies’ Day is undeniably one of the biggest events of Gloucestershire’s calendar. Taking place annually in March, the bar will be raised when both men and women will pull out all the stops with the aim of being crowned best dressed.


2. Badminton Horse Trials


Expect champagne, show jumping and a truly British knees-up at Badminton Horse Trials, which takes place in early May every year. One of the most exhilarating equestrian events around, Badminton Horse Trials sees riders compete in dressage, show jumping and cross-country competitions.


3. Gloucestershire Festival of Polo


Sport lovers and fashionistas will be dazzled at Gloucestershire’s Festival of Polo which takes places at Beaufort Polo Club every summer. Dress to the nines and enjoy a leisurely picnic lunch whilst taking in the thrilling action.


4. Giffords Circus


Whilst you don’t have to dress up to watch it, Giffords Circus attracts hordes of crowds and plenty of celebrities to see its outstanding show year on year. Famous faces known to watch Giffords Circus include Jennifer Saunders, Helena Bonham Carter, Stella McCartney and even the Camerons. Expect sensational entertainment and tricks like you’ve never seen before.


5. Secret Party Gloucestershire


Raising funds for charity every year, The Secret Party Gloucestershire is organised by Embarrassing Bodies' Dr Dawn Harper and is top secret and by invitation only. The 2018 event took place in Gloucester Prison and this year’s venue is still to be revealed.


6. SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards


Bringing together the very best businesses in Gloucestershire, the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards will take place at Gloucester Cathedral in 2019. Inviting nominees, VIPs and Gloucestershire’s most talented businesses to an evening of celebrating, cocktail drinking and foodie feasting, where the best businesses will be crowned winners.


7. Cheltenham Jazz Festival


Showcasing some of the world’s biggest jazz talents, Cheltenham Jazz Festival features live music, free family events and alfresco entertainment in May every year. Kicking off the first of Cheltenham Festivals’ events, it’s a must visit.


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Tuesday 26 March 2019

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