Are you staying in Gloucester over August, and wondering what’s on?
Never fear, as we have pulled together the top events coming up over the summer both in our favourite city, and beyond. Read on to discover….
29 July to 8 August, Gloucester Park
It’s that time of the year again! Taking place in Gloucester Park on Trier Way, the fair is fun for all ages (we promise). All rides are £1 on Wednesday 4 August, with live music, bands and DJs on Saturday 8 August from 2pm to 7pm.
7 to 8 August, Orchard Square Gloucester Docks
Discover local food, drink, art, design, vintage and modern craft from Gloucestershire’s very own artists and businesses, all local and carefully selected. The market is open from 10am to 5pm on both days.
13 to 15 August, Cheltenham Town Hall
Showcasing over 100 of the very best designers, take a trip to this festival to browse ceramics, wood, silver, jewellery, glass and textiles from craftspeople from across the UK. Also check out their workshops, as they have an array of bookable workshops suitable for everyone.
14 August, Walls Club GL4 3YL
Running from 5.30pm to 10pm, Chase Lane Fireworks are hosting a spectacular firework display combined with music. Be sure to join them for food and drink, a fun fair and of course an evening sky full of fireworks!
19 to 22 August, Elmore Farm
Want to run away to the circus? Then you should check out Soul Circus Festival in Elmore. It’s a wellbeing festival where music, yoga and holistic therapies meets glittery festival antics and DJ after parties. Stretch out in yoga tipis and lush countryside by day, and dance under the starts at night.
20 August, Cheltenham Racecourse
Honestly, need we say more?
22 August, Gloucester Park
This is the perfect place to discover Gloucester’s up and coming talent in music, dance and art with nationally and internationally renowned artists. Running from 12pm, this is an independent festival located in the heart of Gloucester city and run by Gloucestershire charity, The Music Works. Be sure to join them to discover the latest acts.
22 August, Tewkesbury
Are you a fan of all things with an engine? Check out the tenth year of the Tewkesbury Classic Vehicle Festival which boasts over 1,000 classic vehicles, motorcycles, live music and trade stands.
28 August, Gloucester City Centre
Love all things retro? Well you’ve found the perfect fit! After a one year hiatus, the vintage car, fashion and music festival will be back with a bang. The festival features over 500 classic vehicles filling the historic Gate Street and Gloucester Docks. You can also enjoy music, swing dance and vintage acts.
4 September, Llanthony Secunda Priory
Starting at 6.30pm, prepare yourselves for the entirety of Oscar Wilde’s classic play of manner, affairs and handbags, being performed by two (apparently) dashing entertainers. This is an outdoor production, so you’ll need to bring a chair or a blanket to sit on, but it certainly sounds a lot of fun.
8 to 12 September, Rodmarton Manor in Cirencester
This five day festival is inspired by ‘The Lie of the Land’ and promises to celebrate a deep-rooted connection with the countryside through crafts. It’s the perfect event for design, craft, anything handmade, interiors and garden lovers.
We hope you have fun, and enjoy what the city has to offer! If you come across any other events that you’d like to share, we’d love to hear from you. You can contact us here or share on our Facebook or Instagram page.