Friday 14 December 2018

Gloucestershire events in December 2018

Friday 14 December 2018

Stock up on Christmas goodies in Cheltenham at this festive and frosty time of year. Images © visitcheltenham.com/Mikal Ludlow

Cheltenham Christmas Market

Editor's Choice Free

9am at The Promenade, Cheltenham, GL50 1PJ

A favourite event on the festive calendar, Cheltenham Christmas Market will return to The Promenade this winter, promising...

Browse a lovely display of goods at New Brewery Arts.

Crafted for Christmas at New Brewery Arts

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Get into the seasonal spirit at New Brewery Arts, showcasing a host of unique, high quality and exciting items during...

newbreweryarts.org.uk (01285) 657181

Highgrove offers a luxurious shopping experience with exquisite dining options too.

Christmas Shopping at Highgrove Gardens

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Promising a fun and festive shopping experience, Highgrove will open its doors for Christmas Shopping this winter, offering...

Get your final racing fix of the year from The International, at Cheltenham Racecourse.

The International at Cheltenham Racecourse

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Wrap up warm and get your last racing fix for 2018, when Cheltenham Racecourse hosts The International this December.

Cheltenham.co.uk 0344 579 3003

Don’t miss the incredible exhibition.

Sir Peter Blake exhibition at Paragon Gallery

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Offering a rare chance to see the magnificent work of Sir Peter Blake, Paragon Gallery will host an immersive exhibition...

Expect heaps of festive fun during The Roses’ 2018 panto, Dick Whittington.

Dick Whittington pantomime at The Roses Theatre

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Tickets are flying out the door for The Roses’ eagerly-anticipated pantomime, Dick Whittington, promising another...

rosestheatre.org (01684) 295074

The Everyman Theatre stage will play host to Aladdin in 2018. Oh yes it will!

Aladdin pantomime at Everyman Theatre

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The Everyman Theatre is granting festive wishes across Gloucestershire with this year’s magical panto, Aladdin, featuring...

everymantheatre.org.uk (01242) 572573

The Velveteen Rabbit will be warming hearts in Cheltenham this winter.

The Velveteen Rabbit at Everyman Theatre

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Prepare for festive family fun at the Everyman’s studio theatre this winter, when The Velveteen Rabbit hops onto...

everymantheatre.org.uk (01242) 572573

Don’t miss the chance to meet Santa at Gloucester Quays.

Claus' Christmas Cabin at Gloucester Quays

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Happy families can go walking in a winter wonderland at Gloucester Quays, taking a festive walk to meet Santa in Claus’...

gloucesterquays.co.uk (01452) 338933

Step into a winter wonderland during The Snow Queen at Blackfriars Priory.

The Snow Queen in Gloucester

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Transforming Blackfriars Priory into a winter wonderland, The Snow Queen promises an immersive theatre show for the whole...

gloucesterguildhall.co.uk (01452) 503050

The Velveteen Rabbit will be warming hearts in Cheltenham this winter.

The Velveteen Rabbit at Everyman Theatre

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11.30am at Everyman Theatre

Prepare for festive family fun at the Everyman’s studio theatre this winter, when The Velveteen Rabbit hops onto...

everymantheatre.org.uk (01242) 572573

Enjoy a host of festive celebrations at Bowden Hall Hotel this December.

Festive Celebrations at Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel

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Get into the festive spirit in style at Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall Hotel, which is offering a packed programme of...

mercuregloucester.co.uk (01452) 255012

Enchanted Christmas will be transforming Westonbirt Arboretum into a Christmas wonderland of festive cheer.

Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt

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Enchanted Christmas is back at Westonbirt Arboretum in December 2018, with a spectacular new illuminated trail, new Christmas...

Head to Sudeley Castle for an enchanting experience at Spectacle of Light.

Spectacle of Light at Sudeley Castle

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See Sudeley Castle in a beautiful new light this winter when Spectacle of Light returns, promising plenty of seasonal...

The whole family can enjoy the Christmas movie, Elf.

Elf screening at Gloucester Guildhall

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Enjoy a Christmas classic this festive season when Gloucester Guildhall screens Elf.

Head to Slimbridge Wetland Centre for a brilliant experience this winter.

Floodlit Swan Supper at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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A unique event for wildlife lovers and foodies, head to Slimbridge Wetland Centre for a fantastic Floodlit Swan Supper...

The Owl Evenings are a lovely pre-Christmas treat.

Owl Evenings at International Centre for Birds of Prey

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Enjoy a magical evening at International Centre for Birds of Prey when the Winter Owl Evenings give visitors the chance...

icbp.org/owl-evenings/ (01531) 820286

Expect heaps of festive fun during The Roses’ 2018 panto, Dick Whittington.

Dick Whittington pantomime at The Roses Theatre

Editor's Choice

Tickets are flying out the door for The Roses’ eagerly-anticipated pantomime, Dick Whittington, promising another...

rosestheatre.org (01684) 295074

The Everyman Theatre stage will play host to Aladdin in 2018. Oh yes it will!

Aladdin pantomime at Everyman Theatre

Editor's Choice

The Everyman Theatre is granting festive wishes across Gloucestershire with this year’s magical panto, Aladdin, featuring...

everymantheatre.org.uk (01242) 572573

Experience a Fairytale Christmas in New York with Hype Agencies.

Fairytale in New York at Cheltenham Town Hall

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Step into the streets of New York this December, when Hype Agency transforms Cheltenham Town Hall into a winter wonderland...

See The Old Curiosity Shop at the Everyman Theatre this December.

The Old Curiosity Shop at Everyman Theatre

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7.15pm at Everyman Theatre

Offering a new adaptation of Charles Dickens’ tragic tale, The Old Curiosity Shop will be performed at the Everyman’s...

everymantheatre.org.uk (01242) 572573

Don’t miss the fabulous performance in Gloucestershire.

Rain or Shine's Sherlock Holmes in Prestbury

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7.30pm at The W.I Hall, 1 Bouncers Lane, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL52 5JF

Expect nothing less than slapstick silliness, a talented cast and a thoroughly enjoyable show when Rain or Shine brings...

Prepare for great entertainment at The Barn Theatre this winter.

Just So – The Musical at The Barn Theatre

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7.30pm at The Barn Theatre

Featuring Rudyard Kipling tales and a lively score, Just So promises an enjoyable and uplifting show, running at The Barn...

The gallery will have pieces to suit all budgets.

Christmas Mixed Show at The Compton Gallery

Editor's Choice Free

Times to be confirmed at The Compton Gallery

Art-lovers can enjoy an immersive exhibition at The Compton Gallery when the Christmas Mixed Show opens just in time the...

thecomptongallery.com/ (01242) 890733

Cirencester Christmas Market

Free

10am at Cirencester Market Place

Cirencester’s traditional Christmas market will be welcoming festive shoppers to the Cotswold town once again this year,...

Santa’s Grotto at Wyevale Gloucester

11am at Wyevale Gloucester, Bath Road, Haresfield, GL10 3DP

Santa Claus will be making a special appearance at Wyevale garden centres across the country in the run up to Christmas,...

Santa’s Grotto at Wyevale Cheltenham

11am at Evesham Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4SJ

Santa Claus will be making a special appearance at Wyevale garden centres across the country in the run up to Christmas,...

Winter wreath making workshop at Calcot Manor

12.30pm at Calcot Manor

Expert florists, Flowers by Passion, will be at Calcot Manor this December teaching you how to create a stylish wreath for...

Christmas Trail at Blenheim Palace

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4.30pm at Blenheim Palace

Prepare to be amazed by the Christmas winter trail, which is set to be bigger and brighter than ever.

Christmas Carols in Montpellier Gardens

Free

5pm at Montpellier Gardens, Montpellier, Cheltenham, GL50 1UW

What better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by joining Friends of Montpellier Bandstand and Gardens for a festive...

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