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1 August        A Private War(15)

8 August       The White Crow (12A)

15 August      The Sisters Brothers (15)

22 August     The Blue Angel (PG)

29 August      Wild Rose (15)


Tetbury Classic Car Show

Sadly the 2019 show will not go ahead – please follow the link below to their web page for further details

Website

 


Goods Shed Tetbury – ‘Global Warming’ – John Andrews explains the causes of Global Warming – 31 th July

7:30 pm9:00 pm

Climate Change

July’s Shed Talk invites John Andrews to explain the causes, the technological solutions available to mitigate the effects and the changes to lifestyle this will bring about.

Doors open 7pm. – Shed Talks Series. Tickets £8 (Students £5) from www.shed-arts.co.uk online or pay on the door.


Tetbury & District Footpath Group – 6th August

9:30 amCars Required

Walking from Ham, just south of Berkeley, through Whitcliff Park and back enjoying extensive views.

Length 7m, 11km. Level B. (Levels:A=Easy to D=Hilly)

Leader Julian 01666 504022.Optional Lunch.


Summer Workshop for Children – Tie Dyeing T-Shirts – Artique, 17 Church Street, Tetbury, GL8 8JG – Wednesday 07 August

10am – 1pm

Age range: 7 – 11 years

For bookings please call 01666 503597 or email

Website

 


Painswick Rococo Garden – Art Unbound – Current until Sunday 8 September
10:30am-5pm (last entry at 4:30pm)

Already attracting visitors from far and wide, Art Unbound is a curated exhibition of contemporary sculpture designed to complement our exquisite Garden’s unique history. Taking inspiration from the Garden’s conception in the 1740s, curator Anna Greenacre has designed this summer installation to embrace the natural beauty and creative energy of the rococo period.

Website

 


The Dolphins Dramatic Society pantomime auditions – Tuesday 6 August (& Tuesday 23 July)

7.30pm at Christ Church in the Chipping

The Dolphins Dramatic Society pantomime for this autumn is ‘Aladdin The Uncle Strikes Back.’ This has been written by, and will be directed by, Neil Hainsworth. It is full of fun, love and laughter; it’s Aladdin with a very humorous twist.

Auditions will take place on Tuesday 23 July and Tuesday 6 August at 7.30pm at Christ Church in the Chipping. Please do come along and audition, it will be an amazing pantomime and there are a variety of parts to choose from including some speaking and non-speaking; so if acting is new to you a non-speaking part is a brilliant  way to get started.

The dates of the Pantomime are 27th 28th 29th and 30th November with two performances on Saturday 30th November; do be sure you are able to make all performances before you audition.

 


Relaxed Watercolour Painting Workshop – Tetbury Goods Shed – Wednesday 7 August 
10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Relaxed Water  Colour Painting  Workshops with Adele Dark Held in the Mary Jane Train Carriage or weather permitting outside.

Workshops 10am – 12noon  Wednesdays 7th,  14th and 21st August 2019

Special introductory price of just £20 per session or £50 for all three

Please contact Adele directly with any questions and to book your place:  01666 504337 – email:

 


Calligraphy Workshop – Tetbury Goods Shed – Thursday 08 August

10am – 4pm

Calligraphy workshop with Adele Dark in our Mary Jane Train Carriage.

Also on the 15th and 22nd

 


Intro into Printing Textiles Craft Workshop – Artique, 17 Church Street, Tetbury, GL8 8JG – Saturday 10 August

10am – 1pm

£45

For bookings please call 01666 503597 or email

Website

 


‘Mr Brown’s Pig’ – An interactive children’s theatre presentation – Wednesday 10 August

11:00 am and 2:00 pm

Tetbury Summer & Flower Show presents an interative children’s theatre at Tetbury Recreation Ground. Performances are for everyone but especially those between 2yrs & 10yrs.

Entry £1.00 (Adults Free). The show will be undercover but bring a cushion.

 


Tetbury Summer & Flower Show – Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 August

Join us for the annual Summer & Flower show
fun and entertainment for all the family

Every August Tetbury hosts an impressive Summer Show, (incorporating the Tetbury Flower Show), comprising entertainment for all the family.

With the event growing each year the show still clings to the traditional with the marquee boasting a finery of flowers, fruit and vegetables all grown and displayed by local exhibitors. Also on show will be many domestic offerings including cakes, sponges and jams to name just a few along with floral artistry and displays of arts and crafts.

So much to see and do!

• Art & Crafts
• Competitions
• Cash Prizes
• Refreshments
• Classic Cars
• Fun Dog Show
• Fun Fair

Come along for a great day of family fun and entertainment.

For show times and further information please visit their website.

 


The Great British Food Festival – Westonbirt School -10 & 11 August

10am – 5pm

Food – 80 artisan producers

Drink – ales/cocktails/gins/coffees

Live Music – top acts every hour

Bake off Stars, local chefs, chilli challenge, sausage challenge, bake stage, craft stalls, kids’ cookery, circus fun, foraging and more…

Full details and tickets @Website

On the door £9 adults/ £5 children

 


Tetbury & District Footpath Group – 13th August

2:00 pmCars Required

This is the Miserden Park Loop and also takes in Ashcombe Bottom and Bull Banks and some very fine scenery.

Length 5m, 8km. Level C. (Levels:A=Easy to D=Hilly)

Leader Ian 01666 502939.


Relaxed Watercolour Painting Workshop – Tetbury Goods Shed – Wednesday 14 August 
10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Relaxed Water  Colour Painting  Workshops with Adele Dark Held in the Mary Jane Train Carriage or weather permitting outside.

Workshops 10am – 12noon  Wednesdays 7th,  14th and 21st August 2019

Special introductory price of just £20 per session or £50 for all three

Please contact Adele directly with any questions and to book your place:  01666 504337 – Email

 


Summer Workshop for Children – Working on Canvases – Artique, 17 Church Street, Tetbury, GL8 8JG – Wednesday 14 August

10am – 1pm

£30

For bookings please call 01666 503597 or email

Website

 


Indian Block Printing Craft Workshop – Artique, 17 Church Street, Tetbury, GL8 8JG – Saturday 17 August

10am – 1pm

£45

For bookings please call 01666 503597 or email

Website

 


Big R Big Band – Tetbury Goods Shed – Saturday 17 August

7:30pm

Led by Bristol’s best dressed drummer, the 16 piece Big R Big Band are firm favourites with the swing dance crowd. Dashing, debonair, dandy and dapper, the classic swing tunes of the 30’s and 40’s are sounding, and looking, pretty damn good.

Advance tickets £12.00 from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre or Website

 


Tetbury & District Footpath Group – 18th August

2:00 pm

Meet at the Goods Shed for prompt 2:00pm start. Join us for another Sunday afternoon walk – this time along one of the Gloucestershire’ new Gateway routes.

6.5 miles,

Length 6.5 miles. Mainly flat through local fields.

Leader John 01666 505777.


Open Mic Sunday – Tetbury Goods Shed – Sunday 18 August

7:30pm

This Sunday is Open Mic at Tetbury Good Shed for singers, musicians and poets.

Performers please telephone Heather Bristow on 01666 503 946 to book your time slot.

Tickets £5

 


Tetbury & District Footpath Group – 20th August

2:00 pmCars Required

Kings Stanley to Middleyard, to Pen Wood and Selsey Common and Ebley and finally back along the Stroudwater Canal. There are some steep sections.

Length 5.5m, 9 km. Level B/C. (Levels:A=Easy to D=Hilly)

Leader Mike & Moira 01666 504453.


Relaxed Watercolour Painting Workshop – Tetbury Goods Shed – Wednesday 21 August 
10:00 am – 12:00 noon

Relaxed Water  Colour Painting  Workshops with Adele Dark Held in the Mary Jane Train Carriage or weather permitting outside.

Workshops 10am – 12noon  Wednesdays 7th,  14th and 21st August 2019

Special introductory price of just £20 per session or £50 for all three

Please contact Adele directly with any questions and to book your place:  01666 504337 – email:

 


Summer Workshop for Children – Bead Wind Charm – Artique, 17 Church Street, Tetbury, GL8 8JG – Wednesday 21 August

10am – 1pm

£30

For bookings please call 01666 503597 or email

Website

 


Didmarton Rural Cinema – The Greatest Showman – Sing along version – 23 rd August

Doors open 6:30 pmFilm Starts 7:30 pm

Hugh Jackman leads an all-star cast in this bold and original musical filled with infectious showstopping performances that will bring you to your feet time and time again.
Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum (Jackman), the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle.
This inspirational film also stars Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya

The lyrics will also be displayed and you are encouraged to sing (and dance) and join in!

Didmarton Village Hall. Doors open 6:30pm with cash bar. Tickets £4 or £3.50 in advance from email.


Tetbury Art Society Summer Exhibition – The Market House, Tetbury – Saturday 24 August to Monday 26 August
10am to 5pm
Admission free
www.tetburyartsociety.org.uk


Summer Workshop for Children – Flying Birds- Artique, 17 Church Street, Tetbury, GL8 8JG – Wednesday 28 August

10am – 1pm

£30

For bookings please call 01666 503597 or email

Website

 


Didmarton Bluegrass Festival – Friday 30 August – Sunday 1 Sept

Kemble Airfield, Gloucestershire, GL7 6BQ

* Great bands * Real ale * Late night bonfire * Dancing * Workshops * Festival market * Open Stage *

Tickets: Early Bird – £65 SOLD OUT, Advance Ticket: £70, On The Gate: £75. Day tickets also available.

Didmarton Bluegrass Festival is one of the UK’s premier Bluegrass, Americana and Old-Time music events, held every summer at Kemble Airfield in greenest Gloucestershire. Now in its 31st year, Didmarton 2019 is hosting another awesome line-up of International and UK artists.

Kemble Airfield is one of the UK’s quirkiest Festival sites, with vintage bi-planes flying overhead and the guys and gals from the Ogri Motorcycle Club serving a fantastic selection of real ales and ciders at good prices. Experience three days of sensational music on the Main Stage and while late nights away around the bonfire with some really great jam sessions.

http://www.didmarton-bluegrass.co.uk

 


Giffords Circus – Minchinhampton Common – Thursday 15 – Tuesday 27 August

Tickets: Children £10 – £25, Adults £15 – £35

For full details including show times and other dates / venues please visit http://www.giffordscircus.com

 


Tetbury & District Footpath Group – 27th August

10:00 amCars Required

A walk with two gentle inclines from Eastington Cross taking in views of the Severn Vale and parts of the River Frome.

Optional Lunch at Old Badger Inn. Advise Leader if lunching by prior Thursday.

Length 5.2m, 8.4 km. Level A. (Levels:A=Easy to D=Hilly)

Leader Tina 01666 503619.


Stone Day at Woodchester Mansion – Saturday 31 August

10.00am and 1.30pm

Small group taster courses in stonemasonry run by The Guild of St Stephen and St George

There will be two 3 hour sessions during the day at 10.00am and 1.30pm.

The charge for each session is £35. Limited places still available. Course also available on Saturday 27 July, again with limited places available.

http://www.woodchestermansion.org.uk

 


James Morton – Pork Chop – Tetbury Goods Shed – Saturday 31 August

7:30pm

Join Saxophonist James Morton and his Band “Pork Chop” for a magical night of Jazz and Soul mixed up with New Orleans and Funk.

Tickets £12

 


 

134th Hawkesbury Horticultural Show & Fair – Saturday 31st August 2019

 

Traditional village Horticultural Show & Fair.
The main attraction is the 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 throughout the afternoon:
“Meirion Owen and the Quack Pack” – Welsh farmer Meirion and his sheepdogs provide an amazing display along with the “Quack Pack” of Indian Runner ducks, with audience participation.
Adam’s Axemen Display Team
“A guest appearance by Terry Walton” – Allotment guru Terry appears regularly on Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine Show.

Rainbow Gecko Bubble man
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

Gates open at 12.30pm.
Crowning of the Carnival King or Queen on The Plain at 1.30pm, followed by the procession.

The Show prizes are distributed at 5.00pm.
Grand Auction of Produce led by auctioneer Nick Cragg from Country Properties at 6.30pm.

Come along to the Hawkesbury Show for a great day out!

 

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 1.00 – 2.00pm)

 

Hawkesbury Village Hall & Recreation Ground, High Street, Hawkesbury Upton GL9 1AU

Contact telephone: 01454 232910

 

Website: www.hawkesburyshow.org

Facebook: www.facebook.com/hawkesburyhorticulturalshow

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