What's on in Gloucestershire

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Purple Zeppelin

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Purple Zeppelin As featured in the BBC TV documentary “The Joy of the Guitar Riff”, Purple Zeppelin are proud to pay tribute to the two greatest Rock Bands of all time, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin – Together on the
Bacon Theatre Dean Close School Shelburne Road GL51 6HE
Sat 25 Sep 21

Chocolate Making in Glos, Worcs

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Chocolate Making in  Glos, Worcs Our chocolate classes in Worcestershire will introduce you to the world of chocolate making. For 2 – 2.5hrs our chocolate class, will feed your chocolate passion.
The Nuttery at Notgrove Hub, Notgrove, Gloucestershire GL54 3BS
Sat 25 Sep 21

Cheltenham Open Studios Art Trail

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COS21: 25/9 -3/10 Original art made here COS21 is the 12th time the artists from Cheltenham Open Studios have opened their doors to the public in this celebration of the visual art being made in
Gardens Gallery Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham GL50 2XL
Sat 25 Sep 21

Holst Birthday Concert featuring the Oriel Singers

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Holst Birthday Concert featuring the Oriel Singers Holst: A Celebration in Song To celebrate the 147th birthday of Gustav Holst on 21st September 2021, the Oriel Singers present a programme drawing on music which influenced Holst, including a
St Andrew’s Church, Montpellier Street, Cheltenham GL50 1SP
Sat 25 Sep 21

Trench Hill - Open Garden for NGS

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Approx 3 acres set in small woodland with panoramic views. Variety of herbaceous and mixed borders, rose garden, extensive vegetable plots, wildflower areas, plantings of spring bulbs with thousands...
Trench Hill, Sheepscombe GL6 6TZ
Sun 19 Sep 21

Green Bough - Open Garden for NGS

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Small informal country garden developed over 7 years, densely planted for all seasons starting in early spring with massed bulbs and flowers surrounding the house, inc the grass verge.
Green Bough, Winchcombe GL54 5BL
Sun 19 Sep 21

Sacred Choruses

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Concert of Choral and Organ music given by Christ Church Choir Cheltenham, Directed by Timothy Ingold and guest Organist Matthew Martin.
Christ Church, Malvern Road, Cheltenham GL50 2JH
Sun 19 Sep 21

Dean Heritage Centre and Foresters' Forest Celebration

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Heritage Open Day: The Dean Heritage Centre will open its doors free of charge to show what has been done to bring exhibitions more up to date, whilst the Foresters' Forest celebrates the end
Dean Heritage Centre, Camp Mill, Soudley GL14 2UB
Sun 19 Sep 21

Christ Church Cheltenham - Sacred Choruses Concert

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Heritage Open Day: Short concert of choral and organ music on Sunday 19 September 2021 at 3pm In our beautiful Regency church take some time out to enjoy choral music from the choir of Christ Church
Christ Church, Malvern Road, Cheltenham GL50 2JH
Sun 19 Sep 21

John Moore Museum

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Heritage Open Day: Come and explore our three wonderful sites and gardens free of charge. We have an extensive natural history collection within the John Moore Museum; a restored Tudor...
The John Moore Museum, 41 Church Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5SN
Sat 18 Sep 21

Roman Site at Littledean Hall

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Heritage Open Day: Visit a Roman Site and see their recent finds. Explore the Roman in situ and restored foundation remains of a Nymphaeum identified as a shrine to the goddess of the River Severn in...
Littledean Hall, Newnham Road, Littledean, Cinderford GL14 3NR
Sat 18 Sep 21

The Annual Treat for the Church

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Heritage Open Day: The 'Annual Excursion' was an excuse to visit the seaside, originally in charabancs and later by steam train, in more recent years reverting to the use of coaches.
St. Stephen’s Church, Belle Vue Road, Cinderford GL14 2AB
Sat 18 Sep 21

Bake Back in Time

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Bake Back in Time Drop scones just like they used to be – come and taste this Victorian favourite freshly baked on our coal-fired range.
Holst Victorian House 4 Clarence Road Pittville Cheltenham GL52 2AY
Sat 18 Sep 21

Badapple Theatre Company present 'Tales from The Great Wood'

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Tales from The Great Wood Written and directed by Kate Bramley, starring Richard Kay and Danny Mellor. Design by Catherine Dawn. Listen! Can you hear the whispering in the trees?
Hawkesbury Upton Village Hall Hawkesbury Upton GL9 1AU
Sat 18 Sep 21

Forest Seed Saving, Reuse, Recycle and Share Fair

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Heritage Open Day: This is the second opportunity of the year to meet some of the groups who work together to encourage better use of our resources through plants.
Cinderford Medical Centre Car Park, Valley Road, Cinderford GL14 4NX
Sat 18 Sep 21

The History of Swindon Village

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Heritage Open Day: Illustrated talk about the history of Swindon Village. An illustrated talk about Swindon Village and its historic Norman church.
St Lawrence’s Church, Swindon Village, Cheltenham GL51 9RA
Sat 18 Sep 21

The Swindon Village Conservation Area

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Heritage Open Day: Walk discovering the Swindon Village Conservation Area. The route sets out from the historic Norman church and takes in Swindon Hall and Manor Grounds.
St Lawrence’s Church, Swindon Village, Cheltenham GL51 9RA
Sat 18 Sep 21

Winston Churchill Memorial Gardens

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Heritage Open Day: The Friends of the Winston Churchill Memorial Gardens & Honeybourne Line will have a display on the history of the Gardens.
Winston Churchill Memorial Gardens, Cheltenham GL50 3JA
Sat 18 Sep 21

Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre Complex

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Heritage Open Day: There will be a guided walk on Saturday 18th September. Also a short video film giving some of the history about the Cirencester Amphitheatre complex.
Roman Amphitheatre, Cotswold Avenue, Cirencester GL7 1XW
Sat 18 Sep 21

Regenerate the High Street

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Heritage Open Day: A morning of free demonstrations, information, and advice. For anyone interested in Tewkesbury’s rich heritage and cultural history, or heritage craft skills, this event is sure to...
American Gardens, Town Hall, High Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5AL
Sat 18 Sep 21

St Lawrence's Church

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Heritage Open Day: Historic Norman church. An historic Norman church which includes a display on local farming and market gardening. Walk on Saturday 18 at 3pm and talk on Saturday 18 at 2pm.
Church Road, Swindon Village, Cheltenham GL51 9RA
Sat 18 Sep 21

Cheltenham Minster, St.Mary's - Bell Ringing

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Heritage Open Day: The twelve bells at Cheltenham Minster St.Mary's were replaced in 2017 and one was added to enable new ringers to practice.
Cheltenham Minster St.Mary’s, Well Walk, Clarence Street, Cheltenham GL50 3JX
Thu 16 Sep 21

Francis Close Hall Campus Online Tour

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Heritage Open Day: New for 2021! Take a tour of the historic Francis Close Hall Campus via Twitter. Francis Close Hall campus is one of Cheltenham’s best examples of a Victorian-Gothic building.
University of Gloucestershire, Francis Close Hall, Swindon Road, Cheltenham GL50 4AZ
Thu 16 Sep 21

Circus Berlin

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For a discount call the box office on 07494774008 or online with Ticketmaster and Quote ‘ACROBAT’ Must be booked at least 24 hours before show time.
North Car Park Evesham road GL50 4SH
Wed 15 Sep 21

Park Campus Online Tour

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Heritage Open Day: A Virtual tour the grounds of The Park Campus and find out about the history of the site and its inhabitants via Twitter.
University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham GL50 2RH
Tue 14 Sep 21

Brockworth Court - Open Garden for NGS

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This intense yet informal tapestry style garden beautifully complements the period manor house which it surrounds.
Brockworth Court, Brockworth GL3 4QU
Mon 13 Sep 21

Bygonz Wandering Minstrels

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Heritage Open Day: Wandering Minstrels See and hear the popular minstrels in period dress around the Cross and Gate streets.
Gate Streets, Gloucester City Centre, Gloucester GL1
Mon 13 Sep 21

Holy Innocents Church, Highnam/Hidden Highnam

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Heritage Open Day: An exhibition of information on the people and history of Highnam, including Thomas Gambier Parry, who built and decorated the church.
Holy Innocents Church, Newent Road, Highnam, Gloucester GL2 8DG
Sun 12 Sep 21

The Forest Bakehouse: Baking with Heritage Grains Open Day

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Heritage Open Day: The Bakehouse is a community co-operative bakery striving to serve its community with tasty and nutritious bread always with sustainability in mind.
Unit 7, Longhope Industrial Estate, Church Road, Longhope GL17 0LB
Sun 12 Sep 21

Punch & Judy Shows

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Punch & Judy Shows Special Sunday Opening Come along to the museum and watch Professor Collywobbles perform a traditional Punch and Judy show.
Holst Birthplace Museum 4 Clarence Road Pittville Cheltenham GL52 2AY
Sun 12 Sep 21

Hartpury Heritage Trust Presents Historic Hartpury.

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Heritage Open Day: Visit Hartpury Church, the unique Bee Shelter, former Dominican Chapel, Hartpury Water Mill and the Orchard Centre.
Hartpury Church and Orchard Centre, Hartpury GL19 3DB
Sun 12 Sep 21

Victorian Cirencester Walk

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Heritage Open Day: A walk around part of the Town which was mainly developed during the 19th Century. Join us for a guided walk around an area of town that saw the majority of victorian developments...
Junction Lewis Lane and South Way, Cirencester GL7 1FN
Sun 12 Sep 21

WWII walk, Cirencester

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Heritage Open Day: A walk around the town featuring sites used in the Second World War. A walk of about 60 minutes around the various sites involved in the town’s part in WWII.
Living Memory History Museum, 21 Sheep Street, Cirencester GL7 1QW
Sun 12 Sep 21

Cirencester Pubs Past and Present

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Heritage Open Day: A guided walk (approx 2 hours) around Cirencester showing where public houses ply their trade (or did!) - which will be held on Sunday 12th September.
Parish Church, Market Place, Cirencester GL1
Sun 12 Sep 21

Francis Close Hall Campus

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Heritage Open Day: A community garden. A community garden where students and local residents grow vegetables together.
University of Gloucestershire, Francis Close Hall Campus, St Paul’s Road, Cheltenham GL50 4AZ
Sun 12 Sep 21

Edible England and Knitted Monks at Tewkesbury Abbey

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Heritage Open Day: Edible England and knitted monks at Tewkesbury Abbey An exhibition of how and what the monks used to eat, plus an exhibition of the knitted monks donated to celebrate the 900th
Tewkesbury Abbey, Abbey Office, Church Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5RZ
Sat 11 Sep 21

Friends Meeting House

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Heritage Open Day: The Quakers Meeting House is a Grade II listed building built in 1834 and designed by Samuel Daukes. In 1878 a large portico was added, with a schoolroom above.
Greyfriars, Gloucester GL1 1TS
Sat 11 Sep 21

Cirencester Open Air Swimming Pool

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Heritage Open Day: Visit one of the oldest heated outdoor swimming pools in the UK. It has been in continuous use for 150 years.
follow Riverside Walk, off Park St, Cirencester GL7 2EF
Sat 11 Sep 21

Cirencester Friends Meeting House

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Heritage Open Day: Visit an historic Quaker Meeting House and burial ground/garden. Meet with Friends and learn about Quaker beliefs and history.
53 Thomas Street, Cirencester GL7 2BA
Sat 11 Sep 21

Cirencester Historic Town Walk

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Heritage Open Day: A walk around the historic town of Cirencester. Join us for a walk around historic Cirencester and hear how the places we can see today fit into the 2000 year history of the town;...
Meet outside the Church Porch by the War Memorial, Market Place, Cirencester GL7 2NX
Sat 11 Sep 21

Gloucester Cathedral - The Stonemasons’ Yard

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Heritage Open Day: Workshop of St Peter, Pitt Street Gloucester is one of only a few Cathedrals that still has its own onsite Stonemasons’ Workshop.
Pitt Street, Gloucester GL1 2BH
Sat 11 Sep 21

Holy Trinity Church

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Heritage Open Day: This Victorian church and its grounds will be open for visitors on Saturday 11th September.
Holy Trinity Church, Watermoor Road, Cirencester GL7 1JR
Sat 11 Sep 21

Jet Age Museum

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Heritage Open Day: See jet planes of the past The Jet Age Museum exists to promote and preserve the history of Gloucestershire's contribution to world aviation from the early days of flight..
Meteor Business Park, Cheltenham Road East, Staverton, Gloucester GL2 9QL
Sat 11 Sep 21

Gloucester Waterways Museum

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Heritage Open Day: Visit the museum to live the story of Britain's waterways Visit the Waterways Museum to uncover the story of Britain’s waterways and the history behind Gloucester Docks.
Llanthony Warehouse, The Docks, Gloucester GL1 2EH
Sat 11 Sep 21

Gloucester Guildhall

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Heritage Open Day: The Guildhall was constructed in 1892, designed by George Hunt. Built on the site formerly occupied by the Blue Coat School founded by Sir Thomas Rich.
Gloucester Guildhall, 23 Eastgate Street, Gloucester GL1 1NS
Sat 11 Sep 21

Gloucester Salvation Army Band

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Heritage Open Day: Salvation Army Band A rousing programme for Heritage Open Days. Location … Westgate Street (near Betfred’s)
, Westgate Street (near Betfred’s), Gloucester GL1
Sat 11 Sep 21

Cinderford: Feeding Minds

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Heritage Open Day: A brand-new multi-media exhibition about Cinderford writers and poets, and the important role played in the twentieth century by the town's library at the heart of the
Gloucestershire Libraries & Information, Cinderford Library, Belle Vue Road, Cinderford GL14 2BZ
Sat 11 Sep 21

A Roman Temple in the Forest of Dean

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Heritage Open Day: Excavations on this site have taken place sine 1984 and the foundations of a Nymphaeum have been restored. This was a sacred Roman site.
Roman Remains at Littledean Hall, Newnham Road, Littledean, Cinderford GL14 3NR
Sat 11 Sep 21

A walk around the Churchyard and Abbey Grounds

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Heritage Open Day: A guided walk through the Churchyard and into the Abbey Grounds giving the history of the area and highlighting features often missed by the casual visitor.
West Market Place, Cirencester GL7 2NH
Sat 11 Sep 21

A Woman’s Life - Carolyn S. Jones

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A Woman’s Life - Carolyn S. Jones BAFTA nominated writer Carolyn S Jones reflects on turning her play about Mrs Beeton and Clara Holst into a film.
Holst Birthplace Museum 4 Clarence Road Pittville Cheltenham GL52 2AY
Sat 11 Sep 21

Things to do in Gloucestershire