Gloucestershire Christmas events guide

Discover the best Christmas events in Gloucestershire in 2022, including festive days out, where to meet Santa and so much more, with SoGlos’s guide to the best festive events in the county.

By Chloe Gorman  |  Published
Find all the 2022 Christmas events in Gloucestershire with SoGlos's handy guide.
Find all the 2022 Christmas events in Gloucestershire with SoGlos's handy guide.

Christmas in Gloucestershire is set to be spectacular in 2022, with plenty of festive things to do for the whole family and all the over-indulgence you could hope for.

SoGlos’s handpicked selection of Christmas events in Gloucestershire will help you make the most of the festive season in the county, from Christmas lights and where to meet Santa to the very best pantomimes in the region. Oh yes it will!

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Christmas events at the Sub Rooms

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When and where?

Grab your nearest and dearest for a Christmas-cracker of a time at the Sub Rooms in Stroud, hosting a series of festive events running from Thursday 1 December 2022 to Monday 2 January 2023.

What's happening?

During the winter season, the Sub Rooms will be hosting a series of events with a festive twist, offering families, friends and colleagues the chance to celebrate the yuletide period in style. 

Whether you're looking for a special gift, or in search of some inspiration, shoppers need look no further as the Sub Rooms Christmas markets are back - visitors will find homemade jewellery, heart homeware, original artworks, vintage clothes and food. 

Or, wrap up warm, eat, drink and find treats for loved ones at the Sub Rooms Goodwill evening. Along with a charming Christmas market, shoppers will find mulled wine, mince pies and even the chance to meet the big man himself at Santa's Grotto.

Alternatively, take the opportunity to watch one of the venues many Christmastime stage performances, from the 'The Nest Christmas Comedy Night' and 'Majesty Presents Santa's Special Drag Night featuring Cheryl Hole' to 'Johnny Coppin All on a Winter's Night' and 'Forbidden Nights 2022 Tour'. 

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It wouldn't be Christmas without the panto and this year, children and fairy tale fans are in for a treat as a festive production of Cinderella is headed to the Sub Rooms - and there are more than 20 opportunities to see the show!

The important bits

Dates and prices vary across events at the Sub Rooms.

How to book

Visit or call (01453) 796880. 

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