Heritage open day

Heritage open day

Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,000 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every year in September places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage,...
Gloucester history festival

Gloucester history festival

Gloucester is well renowned for its rich history, heritage and culture. Each year in September, the city comes together for a two-week long festival which celebrates not only local but international history. This encompasses a wide programme of talks, workshops,...
Kings jam festival

Kings jam festival

A festival celebrating Hip Hop and Urban culture highlighting Gloucester’s talent in music, dance and art, featuring international and national artists. Made to happen with the help of The Music Works, Multi Styles Battle & Marketing Gloucester.
Gloucester fireworks

Gloucester fireworks

Come along to Gloucester Park for a fireworks display. The annual spectacle that is brought to you by the minds behind the London 2012 Olympics fireworks. Music, entertainment, food and drink will be on hand from 7pm to get the party started, before the display at...
Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival

Gloucester Rhythm & Blues Festival

The long-running Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival returns from Saturday 27 July – Sunday 4 August 2019 at various venues across the city. A mainstay of Gloucester’s festival season, local, national and international Blues artists converge on the city...
Three choirs festival

Three choirs festival

The Three Choirs Festival is formed of a week-long celebration of choral and orchestral concerts, cathedral services, solo and chamber music recitals, masterclasses, talks, theatre, exhibitions and walks. The festival rotates each summer between the beautiful English...
Art In The City

Art In The City

A city filled with art… Art In The City returns in 2019 to connect professional and amateur artists and communities to enhance the wellbeing of people in the city, though art exhibitions, installations, competitions, including the return of the successful Plein...
Gloucester Carnival

Gloucester Carnival

Gloucester Carnival is a fabulous, free and vibrant procession which parades through the city centre each year. The procession encompasses floats and entertainers and finishes in Gloucester Park. From here, revellers can enjoy live music, a fun fair and plenty to keep...
Business in Focus with Hugo & Holly Day Nursery

Business in Focus with Hugo & Holly Day Nursery

Choosing the right Childcare provider for your little ones is an important decision. Which Nursery should you choose? We met up with Sarah & Russell, owners of local independent nursery, Hugo & Holly Day Nursery to discover more about the services they offer...
Tall Ships

Tall Ships

The 2019 Gloucester Tall Ships and Adventure event is the ultimate family weekend in Gloucestershire with something for everyone from history buffs to adrenaline junkies. There will be a raft of entertainment including Gravity Jet Suit displays, Industry Pro...
Gloucester sea shanty festival

Gloucester sea shanty festival

A city wide event celebrating all things shanty and keeping age old traditions alive through song and cheer.
City of Gloucester 10K

City of Gloucester 10K

Welcome to the City of Gloucester 10k Run in the beautiful and historic city of Gloucester, in the South West of England.  The real beauty of this challenge and although it is a City 10K Run this event is for runners of all abilities charity, recreation runners, club...
Gloucester Fake Festival

Gloucester Fake Festival

Fake Festivals are bringing 3 great tributes to Queen, Oasis and Blondie to Gloucester on the 13th of May. There will be support from local bands and a fully stocked bar all inside our huge marquee plus an outside entertainment area.
Job Fair

Job Fair

GET THE LATEST JOBS IN GLOUCESTER Learn Direct are hosting a Job Fair at the Gloucester Central Library! Meet local employer with vacancies Employability support and help to work All welcome, community venue Contact details:...
Business in Focus – Accessorize

Business in Focus – Accessorize

Business in Focus with Ruth Green from Accessorize Gloucester Following their most recent refurbishment, we met up with renowned high street brand Accessorize to discover more about their offering, refit and footprint in the city. Accessorize have been offering a...
Gloucester Folk Trail 2019

Gloucester Folk Trail 2019

Folk musicians from around the county will congregate in Gloucester for the second Gloucester Folk Trail. Venues across the city host traditional and contemporary folk acts for a weekend of free live performances. This event will also include poetry, talks, and...
Business in Focus – Soundhouse Gloucester

Business in Focus – Soundhouse Gloucester

Business in Focus with Richard Ashton-Phillips of Soundhouse Gloucester  St Aldate Street has a fantastic selection of independent businesses, stretching from coffee shops and salons to petite restaurants and a haberdashery. In July 2018, Soundhouse joined the street,...
Business in Focus – The Pelican Inn

Business in Focus – The Pelican Inn

Business in Focus with Michael Hall from The Pelican Inn Gloucester is home to a plethora of home-grown cafes, cosy restaurants and traditional pubs. From the Quays to Kings Square, there’s a wonderful selection of pubs and bars – each with their own unique spark and...
2018 GLOUCESTER BIDMAS LIST

2018 GLOUCESTER BIDMAS LIST

December is arguably the most magical time of year, with fresh mornings, cosy evenings and festive charm throughout the city – Christmas is well and truly on its way! There’s plenty of fantastic events queued up over the festive period, and with late night...
Business in Focus – Furniture Recycling Project

Business in Focus – Furniture Recycling Project

Business in Focus with Josephine Bartosch from the Furniture Recycling ProjectThe Furniture Recycling Project (FRP) is a charity that has long been at the heart of the city of Gloucester. Their aim is to ‘Create a Better Community’ and that is exactly what they do....
Gloucester Santa Fun Run 2018

Gloucester Santa Fun Run 2018

Join us for the Gloucester Santa Fun Run on Saturday 8th December at 09:30 in Gloucester Park. Please do not register after 9:00 pm on Friday 7th December – come along and register at the Park – we look forward to seeing you at the Rotary Marquee at 09:30....
Gloucester Santa Fun Run 2018

Gloucester Santa Fun Run 2018

Join us for the Gloucester Santa Fun Run on Saturday 8th December at 09:30am in Gloucester Park. Please do not register after 9:00pm on Friday 7th December – come along and register at the Park – we look forward to seeing you at the Rotary Marquee at...
I Infinite

I Infinite

Set in a white, digitally animated environment I INFINITE is inspired by the digital world’s quest to re-create life. Part dance, part video installation, it explores the boundaries between the artificial and the real, the digital and the organic, worlds....
Christmas Lantern Procession

Christmas Lantern Procession

Ring in the festive cheer with Gloucester’s stunning annual Lantern Procession. Local artists and schoolchildren have been working on a series of giant lanterns based on this year’s theme: ‘The Snow Queen’. The parade travels along Southgate Street,...
Lantern Workshop

Lantern Workshop

Make your own Christmas lantern! This is a free family fun “Make and Take” workshop, run by Urban Canvas. Make your very own lantern to take home for the festive season…lit with LED Light. Why not bring to the next day’s Christmas Lantern Procession in the city...
Gloucester Quays Victorian Market

Gloucester Quays Victorian Market

Take a trip back in time with a seasonal twist at Gloucester Quays this festive season. Dickensian Gloucester will be brought to life with our Victorian Christmas Market taking place between Thursday 15th and Sunday 25th November. Characters in traditional dress, live...
Magical Christmas Ice Rink

Magical Christmas Ice Rink

Enjoy the real open air ice rink in Orchard Square. Rink-side food and drink available, including hot drinks, mulled wine, beer and hot food. Tickets on sale soon from the website.
Free parking in Gloucester over Christmas

Free parking in Gloucester over Christmas

This Christmas Countdown is fast approaching, which means it’s time to get shopping for your loved ones! On the lead up the Christmas, there will be free parking in Eastgate Shopping Centre and Kingswalk Shopping Centre. Free parking will be available on...