Wednesday 20 February 2019

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this February

There's so much to look forward to this February. From foodie feasts to tigers who visit for tea, don't miss SoGlos's round up of everything happening this month.

Whether you’re looking for something do to in half term, want to treat your Valentine or fancy something to look forward to this February, then look no further.



1. Eat a Sri Lankan feast at The Curious Café


Kick off the month on Friday 1 February 2019 with a fabulous feast at The Curious Café in Cheltenham. Featuring food from Gloucestershire catering company, Sri-Licious, the evening will include street food starters, curries and sago puddings.


2. See the snowdrops


Marking the start of spring, snowdrops will be out in force across the country this month. Only around for a few weeks, don’t miss the chance to see these beautiful blooms in all their glory. For ideas on where to go, check out SoGlos’s hot list of 8 of the best places to see snowdrops in Gloucestershire .


3. Tuck into a Chinese feast at Brickhampton Court


Celebrate Chinese New Year on Tuesday 5 February 2019 when Brickhampton Court Golf Complex in Gloucester swaps the clubs in favour of some Chinese dishes as part of its monthly Food Club.


4. See Cheltenham Light Up


Cheltenham will be lit up once again this February when Light Up Cheltenham transforms the town’s buildings from Saturday 2 February to Sunday 24 February 2019. This year will see the addition of a giant observation wheel in Imperial Gardens and live entertainment on Saturday 2 February 2019.


5. Head to the Harry Potter Quiz at Blackfriars


Brush up on your spells and sip on some Butterbeer when Braintrust’s Harry Potter Quiz heads to Blackfriars Priory on Sunday 10 February 2019.


6. Tuck into Valentine's afternoon tea


Treat your Valentine to a romantic afternoon tea for two at Stonehouse Court from Monday 11 to Friday 15 February 2019. Featuring delicious sandwiches and delicious cakes, the afternoon tea also comes with a glass of Prosecco each.


7. See Tweedy in Waiting for Godot


Gloucestershire’s most loved clown will be taking on a whole new role in Waiting for Godot at Everyman Theatre. Taking to the stage from Thursday 7 to Saturday 16 February 2019, the performance will be Everyman’s take on the Samuel Beckett classic.


8. Splash around in the Puddle Jumping Championships


Make a splash at Slimbridge Wetland Centre when the Puddle Jumping Championships returns from Saturday 16 to Sunday 24 February 2019. Perfect for half term, there's waterwheels, streams and plenty of puddles to splash around in. For more ideas on what to do this half term, check out SoGlos's February half term guide.


9. See The Tiger Who Came to Tea at Everyman Theatre


Promising a chance to see the smash-hit West End production in Gloucestershire, The Tiger Who Came to Tea will take place from Wednesday 20 to Saturday 23 February 2019 and will be a brilliant adaptation of Judith Kerr’s classic story.


10. Take on the 5K run at Hillside Brewery


Lace up your trainers and take on Hillside Brewery's 5K run on Saturday 24 February 2019. Take in the beautiful views and sip on a delicious pint of Hillside beer once you’ve crossed the finish line.


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