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Greyfriars Priory

Greyfriars is a Franciscan House which was founded in 1231. Is particularly of interest as the nave…

Spring at Batsford Arboretum

Beautiful 56 acre arboretum with colour and interest all year round. Browse the walled garden plant…

Couple relaxing on hire boat in Gloucester Docks

Self-drive electric motorboats that can be hired from the Barge Arm of the docks. Prices from £30.…

Photo of people paddleboarding in Gloucester Docks

Stand-up paddleboarding in Gloucester Docks, canal and River Severn. We’ll take you through water…

St Mary de Lode Church

St. Mary de Lode is the city's oldest Parish Church being built in the 12th Century. It was built…

A bee painted on a fuse box

Take part in the #BouncingBack Urban Art Nature Trail. Find all the images and complete the…

Historic Gloucester Docks

Collection of restored Victorian warehouses, with shops, museums, restaurants and cafe bars. Boat…

The Folk of Gloucester (2022)

An exquisite Tudor timber-framed building that was once the Folk Museum. It is now a community…

Gloucester Rugby

Gloucester Rugby can consider itself to be a unique English rugby club. Founded in 1873 and, with…

Discover de Crypt

St. Mary de Crypt is a 15th Century Church in the centre of Gloucester. It is famous for it’s Tudor…

Lower Slaughter

Our walking tours are boots-only - we meet you at the agreed start point and leave the transport…

SimAir737

SimAir737, Realistc Full Size Boeing 737 Cockpit.The most true to life flight simulator out there…

Rainbow Square Street

The creator of Gloucester's famous 'Rainbow Street', Tash Frootko, and her team have painted twenty…

A bird of prey flying above a crowd of people

The International Centre for Birds of Prey is the oldest dedicated birds of prey centre in the…

The outside of St Nicholas Church

This 12th Century Church is a city landmark with it's 15th Century leaning Tower and Spire. Inside…

Dean Forest Railway

Heritage steam railway running between Lydney Junction and Parkend.

Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum

The Museum displays the remarkable story of the Soldiers of Gloucestershire who have served their…

Photo of people racing at JDR Karting

Gloucester's premier indoor karting arena! All of the karts are custom built reaching speeds of…

Slimbridge

Award-winning visitor centre, home to a variety of wildfowl and wetland creatures that will…

Escape Entertainment Escape Rooms

Escape Entertainment is an independent escape room business that designs, builds, and runs all its…

Hopewell Street Mural

Hopewell Street sits in the heart of the vibrant and multi cultural part of the city, Barton and…

A photo of St Michael's Tower

Walking tours of the City of Gloucester. Hear about many famous characters and their associations…

The ski slope at Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre

Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre is one of the longest outdoor artificial ski slopes in the UK…

Tour and Explore with Anne Bartlett

Tour and Explore Gloucester with Anne Bartlett - Blue Badge Tour Guide and Tour Director. Discover…

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Ghosts & Giggles Logo

Held every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday night at 8pm, we go on a historical and paranormal tour…

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Haunted Tours

30th June 2023-31st December 2025
Gyotaku Demonstration

Book onto an art course at Nature in Art in 2024.

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1st February 2024-8th December 2024
High Street Tredworth

Watch High Street Tredworth transform into a spectacular outdoor art gallery as Tash Frootko and…

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19th March 2024-31st May 2024
Animalia Exhibition

An inspiring display of sculpture by Anita Mandl and photography by Steve Russell, in collaboration…

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30th April 2024-2nd June 2024
Pirate Window Bingo

TWELVE PIECES OF PIRATE THEMED ART HAVE BEEN HIDDEN* IN THE CITY.

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14th May 2024-4th June 2024
Gloucester Songwriters Circle

Fancy yourself as the next Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell??

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21st May 2024

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18th June 2024
Tudor buildings

Meet our costumed tour guides who represent actual people such as Bishop Hooper, who burned at the…

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28th June 2024
Spring Bank Holiday Open Weekend

Step inside our listed buildings and find out more about the events and people that shaped…

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24th May 2024

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25th May 2024
Folk Talks - A Titanic Magic Lantern Show

A Titanic Magic Lantern Show 112 years since its sinking on the 14th- 15th April 1912.

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24th May 2024
Mozart Requiem and Haydn Maria Theresa Mass

The combined voices of Cheltenham Choral Society led by Thomas Mottershead and Charlton Kings…

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25th May 2024
Gloucester Shanty Festival

Gloucester Shanty Festival returns for 25th and 26th May 2024

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25th May 2024-26th May 2024
Gloucester Tall Ships Logo

Ahoy there me hearties, Gloucester Tall Ships is returning on the 25-27 May 2024, for a jam-packed…

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Gloucester Tall Ships

25th May 2024-27th May 2024
Small Ships Trail

Ahoy there, matey! Are you ready to embark on a nautical adventure like no other?

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28th May 2024-1st June 2024

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2nd June 2024
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Gloucester May 2024

Funhouse Comedy Club is back at Gloucester Brewery, on Tuesday May 28th for another night full of…

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28th May 2024
Behind the Scenes Tour

Ever pondered what goes on behind the scenes of a museum?

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30th May 2024

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3rd August 2024
Orchard St Food & Craft Market

Join us on the first weekend of the month from March to October for our monthly Orchard Street Food…

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Little Brick Builders

Welcome to LEGO® Club for the under-5's!

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1st June 2024
Blackfriars Yoga Session with Dr Julia Frearson

Join Dr Julia Frearson for a restorative session within the tranquil setting of Blackfriars Priory.

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2nd June 2024
Gloucester Storytelling Café at The Folk

Storytelling on the first Thursday of every month

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6th June 2024

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Big Harmony Gloucester

This is an invite to anyone who enjoys singing in harmony with others, in community choirs or in…

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8th June 2024
Elemental Warrior Faery Ball

Enjoy an incredible lineup of uplifting musical talent for an enchanted evening & let your inner…

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8th June 2024
Ria Lina wearing a white robe against a grey background

In the aftermath of a global pandemic, comedian and scientist, Ria Lina has had a Riawakening and…

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13th June 2024
Cheltenham Running Festival

Could You Give A Leg-Up to Bereaved Children?

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16th June 2024
Third Thursday Folk Song & Tune Session

A session of Folk Songs and Tunes

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20th June 2024

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