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What’s On in August 2018

Goods Shed Cinema – Early Man (PG) – 2 August

2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Meet the Ancestors of Chicken Run, Wallace & Gromit and Shaun the Sheep as courageous caveman
hero Dug unites his tribe against a mighty Bronze Age enemy.

£5 -£17 Book online or pay on the door.

www.shed-arts.co.uk


Goods Shed Cinema – Breathe (12a) – 2 August

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Breathe brings to life the inspiring true love story of an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating illness

£5 -£17 Book online or pay on the door.

www.shed-arts.co.uk


Gatcombe – British Festival of Eventing – 3rd, 4th, 5th August

International Horse Trials. Arena attractions, shopping and Dog Show.

www.gatcombe-horse.co.uk


Garden Tour & Supper at Highgrove – 4th August

5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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.

Tickets cost £49.95 per person from www.highgrovegardens.com


Westonbirt House and Garden Open Day – 5th August

11:00 am4:00 pm

Guided tours of Westonbirt House (now a school) and Gardens, the creation by successive members of the Holford Family, most noted Robert Staynor Holford who founded Westonbirt Arboretum and also stocked his garden with exotic plants.

Entry £10 includes tour of house and entry to garden on the hour, booking not required, please report to reception.

For more information, call 01666 881373 www.holfordtrust.com


Explore the Cotswold Water Park – Tetbury and District Footpath Group – 7th August

10:00 pm – 

Cars are needed for another chance to explore the Cotswold Water Park. There will be time to have an optional lunch break at the Bakers Arms. Contact John if lunching.

Length 5.00 mls ( 8.0 km )

Level: Easy. Leader: John Silvester. Tel: 01666 504430


Champagne Tea Tours at Highgrove – 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 20th, 21st 22nd & 23rd August

Join us for a very special and personal experience in The Prince of Wales’s gardens! In smaller groups, guests will tour the stunning grounds surrounding Highgrove House with an expert guide and enjoy a delicious champagne afternoon tea in the beautiful setting of the Orchard Restaurant, with music from our resident pianist, providing the perfect day out this summer.

Tickets cost £79.95 per person, or £155 per couple from www.highgrovegardens.com or call 0303 123 7310.


Goods Shed Cinema – Isle of Dogs (PG) – 9th August

7:30 pm – 9:10 pm

Wes Anderson’s stop-motion comedy drama charts the search by a young boy named Atari for his lost dog, Spots, with the help of five other dogs… with many obstacles along the way

£5 -£17 pay on the door or book on line www.shed-arts.co.uk.


Coopers Antique and Decorative Art Fair – 10th, 11th, 12th August

Held at Westonnbirt House 3 miles from Tetbury, the Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair offers a wide variety of pieces for collectors, home furnishers, interior designers and anyone looking for unusual decorative accessories.

www.coopersevents.com/westonbirt


‘CelebraeStory’ at Tetbury Library – 10th August

11:00 am – 11:45 am

Shortlisted for the David Vaisey Prize, ‘CelebraeStory’ is Tetbury Library’s monthly story time where a different member of the community reads a story of their choice. This month Maria will be reading ‘Goldilocks and the three bears’ in Spanish! Suitable for 4-7 yr olds and their family and includes follow-up activities. Free event – just turn up.


Tetbury Summer Show – 12th August

12:00 pm

Held at the Recreation Ground, where parking will be available, Tetbury’s annual Summer Show.

Gates open at 12noon, Marquee at 1pm with the procession leaving the Market Place at 12.45pm.

Entry £2.50 Adults, £1 12-16years under 12 Free.

Traditional classes in the marquee for horticulture and crafts for adults and children. Entertainment for all with Classic Cars, Fun Dog Show, Fun Fair and much more, refreshments will be available

www.tetburysummershow.co.uk


‘Knit ‘n’ Gnasher’ – Tetbury Library – 14 August

2:00 pm3:30 pm

Tetbury Library’s Yarn Bombing group will be available to teach primary school aged children some Beano inspired woolly crafts! Either learn to knit or crochet in Dennis’ favourite colours or make a pom-pom Gnasher. Some knitting needles, crochet hooks and wool available, but you are welcome to bring your own. Free event – just turn up.


Stroudwater Canal and the Cotswold Way – Tetbury and District Footpath Group – 14 August

2:00 pm

Cars needed. A varied walk taking in parts of the Stroudwater Canal and Cotswold Way LDFP, across fields and climbing Doverow Hill

Length: 4.50 mls ( 7.25 km )

Level: B. Mostly flat but steepish climb. Leader: Diana. Tel: 01666 502768


Goods Shed Cinema – Finding Your Feet (12a) – 16 August

7:30 pm9:20 pm

A colourful group of defiant and energetic third-agers show a somewhat snobbish newcomer that retirement is a beginning, and that divorce could be her new lease of life and love.

£5 -£17 Book online or pay on the door.

www.shed-arts.co.uk


Goods Shed – Artsparks Workshops – Seaside Felt-Making – 17 August

10:00 am1:00 pm

Tickets at £25 for the Summer Workshops in the restored Train Carriage are now available.

Make felt images from fleece: simple motifs that capture the summer holiday spirit.

Artsparks is an established team of two local artists, Liz Lancashire and Tam Inglis.  They provide art workshops, after school clubs and parties for children aged 6 – 11 years.

Tickets available online at  www.shed-arts.co.uk.  For more information contact Liz Lancashire on 07407 115043, liz@lancashirepillow.co.uk, or Tam Inglis on 07880 355644, taminglis@hotmail.com


Goods Shed – Le Swing – 18 August

7:30 pm9:45 pm

Back by Popular Demand – Le Swing bring to The Goods Shed their unique blend of female jazz vocal, acoustic and electric guitars, double bass and occasional trumpet to perform an evening of French chanson and American songbook classics, delivered in their own gypsy jazz-inspired style.

Early Bird Tickets are available for this evenings performance at £10.50 – from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre or online at www.shed-arts.co.uk

On the Door on the Night – Tickets will cost £12.50


Tetbury Classic Vehicle Show – 19 August

10.00 am4:00 pm

Sir William Romney’s School, Lowfield Road, Tetbury GL8 8AE

Classic cars – Motorcycles- Light commercial vehicles – music

Bar – Food – Stalls

Children’s entertainment – Club stands – Sideshows – Autojumble

All proceeds to charity, chiefly “Allsorts”

www.tetburyclassiccarshow.org


Westonbirt House and Garden Open – 19 August

11.00 am4:00 pm

Westonbirt House and Gardens are the creation of successive members of the Holford Family, most noted Robert Staynor Holford who founded Westonbirt Arboretum and also stocked his garden with exotic plants. Guided tour of Westonbirt House (now girl’s school) on the hour from 11am to 4pm, booking not required, please report to reception.


Gnasher’s Tales with the Dogs Trust – Tetbury Library – 21 August

12.00 pm1:00 pm

A fun and informative story time with Charlotte from the canine charity and her puppets! Suitable for primary school aged children and their family.

Free event – just turn up.


The Folly to Little Larkhill – Tetbury and District Footpath Group – 21 August

2.00 pm

Start the Goods Shed Arts Centre. A walk from the Folly, following the Monarchs Way to Addy’s Fir and Ashley before returning via Little Larkhill and the old railway line.

Length 5.50 mls ( 8.85 km ) Level: A/B. Leader: Ian. Tel: 01666 502939


Goods Shed Cinema – Peter Rabbit (PG) – 23 August

2.30 pm4:05 pm

Feature adaptation of Beatrix Potter’s classic tale of a rebellious rabbit trying to sneak into a farmer’s vegetable garden

£5 -£17 Book online at www.shed-arts.co.uk or pay on the door.


Goods Shed Cinema – A Quiet Place (15) – 23 August

7.30 pm9:30 pm

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

£7 Book online or pay on the door at www.shed-arts.co.uk.


Garden Tour & Supper at Highgrove – 24 August

5.30 pm9:30 pm

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.

£7 Book online or pay on the door at www.shed-arts.co.uk.


133rd Hawkesbury Horticultural Show & Fair – 25 August

12.30 pm

Traditional village Horticultural Show & Fair at the Hawkesbury Village Hall & Recreation Ground, High Street, Hawkesbury Upton GL9 1AU
Large produce marquee, full of the biggest & best fruit, vegetables & flowers, home baking, crafts, home made wine & beer, original photographs & pictures – all produced by the local community.

Main entertainment in the arena:
– Jez Avery Stunt Driver
– Michael Davie Falconry Display
– Punch & Judy Fun Show
– Tractor pull competition

There are also:
– Rogers’ fairground rides
– Deer & Hog roast
– Beer & cider tent
– Pimms tent
– Grand Raffle with a fantastic array of prizes
– Archery lessons with the Bath Archers
– Amazing selection of trade, craft & charity stalls

Crowning of the Carnival Queen on The Plain at 1.30pm, followed by the procession.

The Show prizes are distributed at 5.30pm.
Grand Auction of Produce led by auctioneer Nick Cragg from Country Properties at 7pm.

Pay on the gate or buy advance tickets at The Village Shop or The Post Office, Hawkesbury Upton Adults £5, Senior Citizens £3, Children £2, Family ticket £12 (2 adults + up to 4 children)

Dogs welcome on a lead ~ Disabled parking in the Village Hall car park ~ Wheelchair accessible    (High Street closed to vehicles 1.15 – 2.00pm)

Contact telephone: 01454 232910

www.hawkesburyshow.org

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Sherston Jigsaw Puzzle Festival – 25 to 27 August

Fundraiser in aid of the Village Hall repairs Sherston’s fabulous jigsaw festival is gathering pace.

Over 400 puzzles already made up and looking amazing. Choose your favourites and they will be boxed up for you to take home.

All proceeds to to improve facilities in the Village Hall which for so many years has played such an important part in
our community.

£1 admission, accompanied children free of charge.


Animal Service – St John the Baptist – Shipton Moyne – 26 August

11:15 am

All animals and pets are welcome to the Animal Service.


Tetbury Arts Society – Summer Exhibition – 25 August to 27 August

10:00 am5:00 pm

The Summer Exhibition is open to the public in the Market House Tetbury.


Frocester to Coaley – Tetbury and District Footpath Group – 28 August

10:00 am

Cars needed. A pleasant walk, fairly easy from Frocester, taking in Coaley, Frocester Court and Manor. There will be an optional lunch at the end. Contact the leader if lunch is required.

Length 5.00 mls ( 8.0 km ) Level: A. Leader: Tina. Tel: 01666 503619


Dr Boom! & Felix present a Show of Science and Mischief! – 29 August

11:00 am12:00 pm

Local young people, ‘Dr Boom!’ and Felix, entertain with their explosive science experiments and sense of fun! Suitable for primary school aged children and their family.

Free event – just turn up (if sitting in the front row, please wear suitable protective clothing…


Goods Shed Cinema -The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (12A) – 30 August

7:30 pm9:35 pm

Lily James plays free-spirited writer, Juliet Ashton, who forms a life-changing bond when she decides to write about a book club formed during WWII.

£5 -£17 Book online at www.shed-arts.co.uk or pay on the door.


Goods Shed – Take Great Photographs – 31 August

10:00 am4:30 pm

The auto settings on digital cameras make taking photographs simple, but it is not always easy to get the results you want.  Your camera gives you lots of options, but which will give you the results were looking for? This day will help you get better results from your camera.

For more details go to www.shed-arts.co.uk


Goods Shed – An evening with author Patrick Gale – 31 August

7:30 pm9:30 pm

Patrick will be talking about – and reading from – his new book – “Take Nothing With You”. Copies will be for sale on the evening, which Patrick will sign and dedicate.

In conjunction with  The Yellow Lighted Bookshop.

Tickets are £10 and available from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre or online at www.shed-arts.co.uk


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