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Westonbirt Arboretum Family Event - High Fibres - 31st July - 2nd August

Discover plants that provide us with the fibres that help us make our world! 10.30am-4.30pm. More details Tel: 01666 880220 or www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt

 

Westonbirt House & Gardens - 5th August

House & gardens open to the public: 11am - 5pm. Guided tours of house. Entry £7 Children under 12 free. Includes a drink & biscuits. Dogs on leads welcome in garden. More details Tel 01666 881373

 

Live Music @ The Priory Inn, Tetbury - 5th August

Southern Folk A relaxed evening of acoustic americana, country, bluegrass and folk music with many instruments, harmonies and banter.

 

Westonbirt House & Gardens - 6th August

Gardens open to the public: 2pm - 5pm. Entry £5 Children under 12 free. Includes a drink & biscuits

 More details tel 01666 881373

 

Westonbirt Arboretum Family Event - Summer Secrets - 7th August - 9th August

Delve deep in the undergrowth to find the hidden secrets of summer. Leaves that communicate, deadly poisons and a rubbery wonder await!  Create secret summer pictures and design your own pipe cleaner woodland bugs,  10.30am-4.30pm. More details Tel: 01666 880220 or www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt  

 

Swindon Town Football in the Community Trust- Football Development Week - 7th August - 9th August

Rodmarton Primary School  10am – 3pm. For 5-13year olds.

A brilliant way for children to stay active during the holidays, whilst giving mum and dad a rest. The children will work in groups and be taken through a coaching syllabus to improve their skills. All Trust staff are F.A Qualified coaches with Enhanced CRB checks and F.A Child Protection Certificates.

With the chance to win trophies, play inside the Trust Inflatable Arena and all participants going away with a STFiTC goody bag and certificate.

For more information on the Development Week please visit www.stfitc.co.uk or call the office on 01793 421303.

 

Tetbury & District Footpath Group - 7th August

Route: Cutwell,Doughton,Underbridge Cottages, Tetbury Avon Valley, Grange Fields.

Time 2pm Level A  4mls(6.5km)

Leaders Anne and Richard (502326)

All walks begin from the free long stay Tetbury station yard car park.

Visitors or anyone not a member and wishing to walk should contact the leader, all are welcome

 

Market & Craft Stalls - 11th August

In Tetbury Market House. 10am - 4pm

 

Tetbury Summer Show - 12th August

Held in the recreation ground Tetbury, a show for all the family. Stalls, entertainment, refreshments, flower, produce and handicraft classes. City of Bristol Pipes and Drums will provide musical entertainment and display. Fun Dog Show at 2pm. Gates open 12noon. Admission Adult £2, Child 12-16 years £1 under 12 years Free.

 

Westonbirt House & Gardens - 12th August - 13th August

Gardens open to the public: 2pm - 5pm. Entry £5 Children under 12 free. Includes a drink & biscuits

More details tel 01666 881373

 

Live Music @ The Priory Inn, Tetbury - 12th August

Jess Vincent is almost always compared to Kate Bush, she has an extraordinary voice and songwriting talent delivered with a perfect balance of punch and emotion. She has the ability to silence an audience and grab their attention through each clever hook and melody and take them on a journey they might well have been on themselves. Jess is also the songwriter and lead singer for The Penny Red.   

 

Westonbirt Arboretum Family Event - Art Attack - 14th August - 16th August

Explore the artistic origins of Westonbirt and discover how we use trees instead of paint!  Build your own stick frame, create your own natural art to add to our gallery and design a picturesque tree garden, 10.30am-4.30pm.  More details Tel: 01666 880220 or www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt

 

Tetbury & District Footpath Group - 14th August

Route: Ozleworth, Ozleworth Park, Ozleworth bottom, Hillmill Lane, Newark Park, Fernley Farm. Optional lunch at the Hunters Hall.

Time 10.00am   Level C 4.2 mls (7.5km)

Leader Annie 504759

Car required

All walks begin from the free long stay Tetbury station yard car park.

Visitors or anyone not a member and wishing to walk should contact the leader, all are welcome

 

Tetbury & District Footpath Group Monarch's Way - 14th August

Route: Monarch's Way Walk #4. Leighterton to Horton. Pub lunch at the Beaufort Arms, Hawkesbury Upton.

Time 9.30am  Level  B/C  7.5mls (12km)

Car required

Leader Brian 01666 837287

Anyone going on this walk must contact Brian by 7th August.

All walks begin from the free long stay Tetbury station yard car park.

Visitors or anyone not a member and wishing to walk should contact the leader, all welcome.

 

Market & Craft Stalls - 15th August

In Tetbury Market House.  10am to 4pm.

 

Holford Arms 'Good Times' Music Festival - 18th August

Starring World famous Baghdaddies Band, other confirmed artists include Alan Burke & Jacqueline Kroft.  Family event starts from midday, with lots to do, food & music entertainment all day.  Tickets (free camping included) cost £15.00 in advance only.  Please contact The Holford Arms, Knockdown, Nr Tetbury GL8 8QY or 01454 238669 or Holford@hotmail.co.uk.

 

Westonbirt House & Gardens - 19th August - 20th August

Gardens open to the public: 2pm - 5pm. Entry £5 Children under 12 free. Includes a drink & biscuits

More details tel 01666 881373

 

The First Tetbury Flyer 5k Fun Run - 19th August

The Goods Shed at 11.00 am. All invited to watch or participate in this great family day out. Entry £10 (adults), £5 (14-17 yr olds) For entry forms phone 0800 699 0160 or download from www.tetbury-now.co.uk . Completed forms with payment to Tetbury Tourist Information Centre.

 

Live Music @ The Priory Inn, Tetbury - 19th August

Farrago have recently returned from 18-months performing and travelling in Australia, New Zealand and India. The duo play a unique alternative-folk combination of acoustic guitar, melodica and beautiful vocals. They write and perform songs of adventure; of love sought and lost; and of the only thing that is certain - the unexpected. www.farragoband.com    

 

Tetbury & District Footpath Group - 21st August

Route: Trouble House, Evergreens, Culkerton,Ashley via Monarch's Way, Trouble House

Time 2:00pm   Level A  4 mls (6.5km)

Leader Peter ( 502340 ) 

Car required

All walks begin from the free long stay Tetbury station yard car park.

Visitors or anyone not a member and wishing to walk should contact the leader, all are welcome

 

Westonbirt Arboretum Family Event - Plant Hunters academy - 22nd August - 27th August

Take a trip around the world as an intrepid plant hunter.  Discover death defying stories, solve our mystery tree quiz and find out why we continue to go on plant hunts today.  There will be different craft activities and explorer challenges each day, 10.30am-4.30pm.  More details Tel: 01666 880220 or www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt

 

Hawkesbury Horticultural Show and Fair - 25th August

Produce, Crafts, Stunt BMX display team, Wild West action, Children's face painting, meet the Meerkat family and much more. Held on the Recreation ground and in the Village Hall GL9 1AU. Gates open at 12.30pm Carnival parade starts at 1.15pm. Entrance Adult £4, Concs £3, Child £2, Family £10. Enquiries Tel: 01454 232910

 

Westonbirt Arboretum - Treefest - 25th August - 27th August

See expert carvers creating big play trail pieces. Crafts and Gifts, Live Music, Food Hall, Family Fun at the young plant hunters academy. Camping under the stars, for more information www.forestry.gov.uk/westonbirt-treefest  Advance Day Tickets - Adults £10, Concs £8. Box office: 03000 680400

 

Best of British Show - Kemble - 26th August - 27th August

Held at the Cotswold Airport near Kemble. Attractions will include Air Display, Vehicles, celebrating British brands, Music stage and arena events. Advance Adult tickets £15 (£20 on gate), Child 5-14 years £5 (£7 on gate) under 5s Free. Advance tickets available at Tetbury TIC Tel: 01666 503552 details www.bestofbritishshow.co.uk 

 

Westonbirt House & Gardens - 26th August - 27th August

Gardens open to the public: 2pm - 5pm. Entry £5 Children under 12 free. Includes a drink & biscuits 

More details tel 01666 881373

 

Live Music @ The Priory Inn, Tetbury - 26th August

Cris Tolley - National Acoustic Guitarist of the Year finalist Cris Tolley will be playing Spanish, Latin American and Jazz guitar - somewhere between  Andres Segovia, Luiz Bonfa and Joe Pass.  www.cristolleyguitar.com.

 

 

Tetbury & District Footpath Group - 28th August

Route: Herd Lane, Berkeley Wood, Preston Park, Little Larkhill Farm. S along lane towards Long Newnton then W across fields to Folly Farm and Tetbury Hospital.

Time 2:00pm  Level A/B  3.5mls (5.5km)

Leader Helen 503187 or Linda 503395

All walks begin from the free long stay Tetbury station yard car park.

Visitors or anyone not a member and wishing to walk should contact the leader, all are welcome.

 

Cotswold Craftsmen Show - Tetbury - 31st August - 2nd September

This long established group of professional crafts people will be selling and exhibiting their work in the Market Hall, Tetbury. Crafts include mosaics, jewellery, glass, handbags, pottery, prints and furniture. Open 10am - 5pm, Admission Free.

 

 
 

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Every Wednesday and Saturday in and or under the Market House including Craft first Wednesday  in month from March - December.    Craft also third Sunday in month March - December.

 

 

 

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 WESTONBIRT CONCERTS 2014 

 

 FRIDAY 20TH JUNE            LITTLE MIX                 £36.85  PER TICKET     (includes booking fee)

7.30pm  -  Gates Open 6pm   

 

SATURDAY 21ST JUNE           SUEDE                  £42.35 per ticket    (includes booking fee)

7.3pm  -  Gates Open 6pm   

 

SUNDAY 22ND JUNE        

  REBECCA FERGUSON         £36.30 per ticket    (includes booking fee)

7.3pm  -  Gates Open 6pm    

  

FRIDAY 18TH JULY    BOYZONE              £42.35 per ticket   (includes booking fee)

7.30pm   -  Gates Open 6pm  

 

SATURDAY 19TH JULY         DEACON BLUE       £40.70 per ticket (includes booking fee)

7.30pm - Gates open 6pm. 

 

SUNDAY 20TH JULY     KATHERINE JENKINS      £39.60  per ticket  (includes booking fee)

7.30pm  -  Gates Open 6pm 

 

 

 

 

 


 
  

 

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