This diverse garden of over 20 acres has been created through the last 30 yrs by current owners and incl walled garden, pleached lime avenues, nut walk, potager, ponds, Italian garden, shrubberies and wild flower meadows.
See, smell and taste wild garlic in Newark Park gardens and the estate.Head out into the fresh air and discover the beautiful views over the Cotswold countryside, swathes of wild garlic and the sharp and tasty tang that accompanies a walk. Explore the Newark estate and gardens to see our wonderful wild garlic.
Experience Newark House as it might have been in the Edwardian era. Meet busy butlers and maids, watch them about their work and you might even join the family of the house for their afternoon tea! Get into the spirit of Newark Park’s bygone era as we bring Newark’s Edwardian past to life.
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
Hawkesbury Upton Village Hall, High Street, Hawkesbury Upton
An evening of medieval, folk and world music celebrating Chipping Sodbury’s 800 years of a market charter as part of this year’s Chipping Sodbury Festival . Joglaresa delighted their audience at the Town Hall last December with their festive "Make We Mirth" programme and we are bringing them back!
A large selection of unique, quirky, beautiful handmade crafts of all descriptions plus quality branded goods. we ask stallholders to donate a a prize for the raffle which is in aid of the designated charity.
The Town Hall Chipping Sodbury
57-59 Broad Street
Wander around the beautiful North Wiltshire village of Sherston with its historic wide High Street and visit 10+ gardens,all within a one mile radius of the 12th century parish Church.Some pretty cottage gardens alongside school gardens,allotments,larger gardens and a ’Living Churchyard’.
Danbury MotorCaravans, the UK’s largest VW and Ford Campervan converter, is having a fun filled event over the spring bank holiday weekend, throwing open its doors so people can experience the fun and freedom of owning a Danbury MotorCaravan.
Join us for an early evening guided tour through the extraordinary Royal Gardens at Highgrove, followed by Pimm’s on the terrace and a two-course supper served in the Orchard Restaurant, with music from our pianist, providing the ideal opportunity for a relaxed, yet special evening out with friends and family.
Highgrove, Doughton, Tetbury
Tue 29 May, Mon 4 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Mon 18 Jun
We’re excited to be running our first Spring courses in Gloucestershire this year by kind permission of the National Trust. Woodchester Park is well situated being just off the M5, within easy reach of Gloucester, Cirencester, Cheltenham, Chippenham and Bristol.
Unique historic garden of a keen plantsman, with far-reaching views across R Severn. Gardens contain many rare plants which thrive in the warm micro-climate against stone walls of mediaeval castle. Woodland, historic trees and stunning terraced borders.
Join us this May for a half-term fit for a King (or Queen). Find out more about the royal victims of smallpox, whilst helping Dr Jenner find his royal patient in a special trail only available during the holiday.
11 acres of formal and natural gardens in stunning Cotswold setting. Features incl roses, herbaceous, kitchen garden, Mediterranean garden, mound and natural pond. Extensive walled garden, spring glade and meadows with young and mature trees.
The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen present their spring show at the Market House in Tetbury from 2 – 10 June 2018. Twenty members of The Guild will show their creativity and craftsmanship in this historic hall in Tetbury, a lively Cotswold market town.
Very unusual C15 dovecote converted into family home. Cotswold stone walls host climbing and rambling roses, clematis, vines, hydrangeas and together with yew, rose and tapestry hedges create formality around house.
The return of the Committee Band!
They missed playing together and we missed dancing to them so much that they have got back together.
They are only booked to play at Stroud Ceilidhs and 2 festivals this year, so you can’t miss this one.
Grittleton House will be opening its doors and gardens on Monday 28 May for the ‘Grittleton Plant and Spring Fair’ to help raise funds for children’s charity Action Medical Research.
The event is being held in the beautiful house and grounds by kind permission of the Shipp family.
What is Christian Science?
How can these two words possibly fit together?
Is Christian Science healing based on the healing work of Jesus Christ?
Talking about ’a Christian Science way of life’,
Maryl Walters will be at The Bear, Rodborough
on Monday 11th June 2018 at 7.
Return to the car park with a guided deer park tour. Join a ranger guide on a little known route from the house to car park. We’ll stop along the way to learn about the deer herd. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Join a guide for a special tour from the natural springs to hidden water chambers in the hillside to the cellars of the house to track the ’curious water works’ of Dyrham Park... No need to book; simply turn up on the day. Good stout footwear is recommended. Booking Not Needed.
Join our experienced ranger guides on a free tour of the park as they share how we care for our historic landscape, with a glimpse of the deer too, if you’re lucky. Our park is home to all kinds of wildlife, from our beautiful deer herd through to our ancient trees.
Join our experienced ranger guides on a free tour of the park and find out what the bucks are up to at this time of year. You’ll see some lovely spring flowers (depending on the weather!), new shoots on the trees, and some glorious views. You may even chance a glimpse at a deer or two. Booking Not Needed.
Join a garden guide for a free tour about how William Blathwayt built his beautiful gardens here at Dyrham Park. A historical garden tour. All welcome. No need to book, please just turn up on the day and meet in the central courtyard next to the shop and tea-room. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Join a garden guide for a walk in the garden focussing on trees of the 17th century. Join a garden guide for a walk in the garden focussing on trees of the 17th century. Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Explore the park through exciting activities on one of our popular guided discovery trails. Head outdoors and discover the wild side of the parkland! Normal admission applies. Explore the park through exciting activities on one of our popular guided discovery trails.
Join a garden guide for a free guided walk around the 17th-century woodland terraces which have been recently opened to visitors after being lost over the centuries. Find out about the history of the terraces and see the work the National Trust have been doing to conserve them. Booking Not Needed.
Identify insects and plants, build dens, cook over an open fire, take part in games and activities and create some wild art work outdoors with Dyrham Park’s wild woodland days! Whatever the weather wild woodland days will involve a wild time in the outdoors! Suitable for 5-11 year olds.
Join us for a guided walk around the village of Dyrham for a taste of 17th century village life. Explore the history of significant houses, this beautiful Cotswolds area & the village links with Dyrham Park and the old estate. No need to book; simply turn up on the day. Booking Not Needed.
Join our experienced ranger guides on a free tour of the park as they share how we care for our historic landscape. Our park is home to all kinds of wildlife, from our beautiful deer herd through to our ancient trees. And of course, humans have had their say over this place, too.
Learn an ancient Cotswold country skill and join our team for two days of dry stone walling. Please note there is a 2-4 car parking charge at Dyrham Park for non-members. Booking Essential. Phone: 03442491895.
A lecture to uncover the secrets of the seventeenth century Physic garden, like the one planted at Dyrham this spring. Seventeenth century gardens were not just for show but also practical uses. Discover the secret medicinal uses of the Physic garden, like the one planted at Dyrham this spring.
Join 17th century historian, cider specialist and craft cider producer Dr Richard Stone in the orchard for a lecture. Richard will be taking a look back at cider’s golden age and old Gloucestershire’s perry production, surrounded by the Perry trees of Dyrham Park.
Perfect for toddlers we will be singing songs, playing games, going on mini woodland adventures, doing crafts and cooking something yummy over the fire. Whatever the weather forest school will involve a wild time in the outdoors! Suitable for children aged 2-4.
After last year’s highly acclaimed sell-out performance, members of the University of the West of England (UWE) Big Band and singers return to the Barn. Enjoy cool relaxing swing and Latin classics with silky smooth vocals and foot-tapping grooves.
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne
What better place to hold a Medieval Fayre than in and around a genuine 1342 medieval barn! Living history group The Company of Chivalry presents a vivid display of life in a medieval encampment during the 100 Years’ war. Find out how men and women lived, worked, and fought in the 14th century.
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne
If you’re wondering where the music of Nashville troubadour Woody Pines comes from, look to the streets! As a professional busker, Woody first cut his teeth, drawing liberally from the lost back alley anthems and scratchy old 78’s of American roots music, whether country blues, jugband, hokum or hillbilly.
An American hip hop group, known for bringing the genre its first mainstream success with the smash hit ‘Rapper’s Delight’ in 1979. With a backing based on Chic’s disco classic ‘Good Times’, it was the first hip hop song to make the US Billboard Hot 100.
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS RESCHEDULED FROM WED 30TH MAY
Keepy Uppy - (Two Shows)
This is a play for the 2018 world cup year for football fans, non-football fans, children and families. With few words and bold physicality, fab footie moves, flicks, sidesteps and original live music.
Where you and your children can party like it’s 1992!
This is a family rave for children from birth to 11 year olds and their adult accomplices, with live DJs bringing you a mix of old skool and club classics, along with a dance floor, balloons, Confetti, bubbles, face painting, glow sticks and club lights (no...
The Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud. Glos