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  2nd Sat each month except Jan
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  Feb
 Ales Festival 
 
  Apr, Jul & Oct
 Street Markets 
 
  5 & 6 May
 Armour in the Abbey 
 
  10 & 11 May
 Medieval Flag Making 
 
  May, not running in 2019
 BIG Weekend 
 
  22 & 23 Jun
 Food & Drink Festival 
 
  22 & 23 Jun
 Model Steam Rally 
 
  Jun
 Vegan Fayre 
 
  13 & 14 Jul
 Medieval Festival 
 
  Jul - Aug
 Abbey Tower Tours 
 
  Jul - Aug
 Tewkesbury in Bloom 
  Aug
 Classic Vehicle Festival 
 
  Aug - Dec
 Guided Battle Walks 
 
  at least 13 to 22 Sep
 Heritage Open Days 
 
  9 & 10 Oct
 Mop Fair 
 
  27 Oct
 Mind Body Spirit Show 
 
  2 Nov
 Bonfire Night 
 
  25 Nov
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  26 Dec
 Medieval Play 
 
  TBC
 Vintage Fairs 
 
Wyrd Sisters - Roses Theatre Tewkesbury 23 and 24 March 2019
 
Syrian Dining Refugee Fundraiser
 
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 Antique Centre 
 
 Art & Crafts Fairs 
 
 Bluebell Wood Florist 
 
 Chocolat of Tewkesbury 
 
 Haywards Hardware 
 
 Indika Fashion 
 
 Jennings Oriental Rugs 
 
 Kudos Fashion 
 
 Photo Studio 
 
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 Pretty Special Boutique 
 
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 Springfield Pet Centre 
 
 St Richard's Hospice 
 
 Summer's Soaps 
 
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Welcome to Tewkesbury a Medieval Town famous for it's Living Heritage and remarkable blend of old and new, voted the best place to live in 2011. The doors above are a few of Tewkesbury's many famous doors.
   
The Town is proud of it's many Independent Retailers, Coffee Shops, Food Outlets and Award Winning Restaurants, all providing a range of quality and choice not found anywhere else.
 
Congestion Free Relaxed Shopping makes Tewkesbury special, a number of retailers focus on Special Gifts including over 50 local Artisans producing unique top quality items.
 
Lovingly maintained 11th to 15th Century buildings are still in use today as Hotels, Pubs, Shops, Offices and Homes, the 11th century Abbey is the jewel in the crown.
 
What's On Today & Tomorrow
 
Buttons below:    i   (more info)    ↱   (Google Map / SatNav)
 
For the month's ahead see What's On button further down.
 
Fri 22 Feb 2019 - Childrens: Roald Dahl Day  tel: 01242 603678
08.30 to 16.00  Encounter Church, Gretton Road, Winchcombe, GL54 5EE
£ ?
School years 1 to 6. We will explor Roald Dahl's books, we will make snozz, mixing Georges Marvelous medicines (not real), making lizards fly and lots more    Email: sophia at wamyouth.org.uk    i        ↱  
Fri 22 Feb 2019 - Country Market Tewkesbury  tel: 01452 305227
09.00 to 11.30  Town Hall, High Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5AL
Free Event
Local Crafts, Home made Cakes, Clothes, Seasonal Produce, Plants and Shrubs, see ' i ' button for more info.    i        ↱  
Fri 22 Feb 2019 - Benedictine Monks Exhibition  tel: 01684 850959
09.30 to 17.00  Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, GL20 5RZ
Free Entry (donations welcome)
Discover the Benedictine Monk's daily lives before 1540 (dissolution) and the present day      ↱  
Fri 22 Feb 2019 - Children's: Chocolate kit making  tel: 01684 275332
10.30 to 11.15  Chocolat of Tewkesbury, 136 High Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5JR
£15 (inc 1 free adult coffee in Cafe)
Chocolate kit making for 9-12 year olds, all inclusive. Must book in advance, limited places. Second session 11:30 to 12:20    i        ↱  
Fri 22 Feb 2019 - MUSIC: Open Mic night with Future Set  tel: 01684 290555
20.45 to 23.00  Berkeley Arms, 8 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5PA
£ Free Entry
Regular music night with different acts each week, check the Tewkesbury What's On Guide    i        ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - Ledbury Charter Market  tel: 01531 632306 (10am to 2pm)
09.00 to 14.00  High St, Ledbury, HR8 1DS
FREE EVENT
Ledbury market charter was issued by King Stephen to Bishop Robert de Bethune in 1138. Items include: plants, rugs, eggs, cheese,fish, bread, clothes, hardware, paintings and pictures, vegetables, musical instruments, music cd's and videos    i        ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - Tewkesbury Outdoor Market  tel: 01608 652662
09.00 to 15.00  Spring Gardens Car Park, Oldbury Road, Tewkesbury, GL20 5LR
FREE ENTRY
Tewkesbury's outdoor Market provides a wide range of market goods and local produce, these vary with the season. Held on Wed and Sat.    i        ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - Benedictine Monks Exhibition  tel: 01684 850959
09.30 to 17.00  Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, GL20 5RZ
Free Entry (donations welcome)
Discover the Benedictine Monk's daily lives before 1540 (dissolution) and the present day      ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - Mowtown: How Sweet It Is  tel: 01684 295074
10.00 to 07.30  The Roses Theatre, Sun Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5NX
£27.00
How Sweet It Is has been drawing audiences like no other touring Motown Show. It’s magic lies in how these guys make you all feel you’re at the best party in town.    i        ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - FILM: Bumblebee  tel: 01684 295074
11.00 to 13.15  The Roses Theatre, Sun Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5NX
£6
A family friendly spin off from the Transformer movies. On the run in 1987, Bumblebee finds refuge in a junkyard, Charlie, turning 18 and trying to find her place in the world, discovers Bumblebee, battle-scarred and broken. When she revives him, she quickly learns this is no ordinary, yellow VW bug.    i        ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - The Magical Faerie Door  tel: 01684 275005
11.00 to 14.00  Above Ell Hair Studio, 69 Barton Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5PY
£ Free Entry
Story reading by the author Michelle Louise Gordon, Kid's colouring activity, Signed Copies, Faerie Doors and Badges for sale.      ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - Two Hundred Years Of English Archery  tel: 01684 297174
11.00 to 15.00  John Moore Museum, 41 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5SN
£6.00, Seniors, Students £4.50, Children £2
Sessions at 11am and 2pm. A Talk by Walsingham Pilgrims Living History Group. Discover the exciting and perilous life of an archer, how Medieval and Tudor Armies were raised and how they fought. The Hundred Years War and the bloody Battle of Crecy. The Wars of the Roses, the archer’s life on Henry VIII’s flagship the Mary Rose and how a local militia repelled an invading French army.    i        ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - Rotary Club Senior Citizens Tea Party - Watson Hall  tel:
14.00 to 17.00  Watson Hall, Barton Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5PX
Free Event
(Book a space at Zeiss Opticians, High Street) Afternoon Tea served at 14:30, entertainment included.      ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - Music: Journeyman  tel: 01684 572350
20.30 to 22.30  The Green Dragon, 126 Guarlford Road, Malvern, WR14 3QT
Free Event
Regular music night, check this What's On Guide      ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - Music: Ruzz Guitar's Blues Revue  tel: 01684 290555
20.45 to 23.00  Berkeley Arms, 8 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5PA
Free Event
Regular music night with different acts each week, check the What's On Guide    i        ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - The Anchor Disco  tel: 01684 293625
21.00 to 23.45  The Anchor 1774, 42 High Sreet, Tewkesbury, GL20 5BH
Free Entry
Finish 1am, all the latest and popular Music on request of the Anchor's DJ on the night.    i        ↱  
Sat 23 Feb 2019 - Music: After Dark  tel: 01684 594224
21.30 to 23.30  Wheelhouse Marina Bar and Restaurant, East Waterside, Upton Upon Severn, WR8 0PB
Free Event
Regular weekly music night, check the What's On Guide    i        ↱  

  
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Tewkesbury and it's waterside is located in outstanding countryside, is free of congestion and pefectly located for the Cotswolds, Malverns, Cheltenham, Worcester and Forest of Dean. Easy access to a wide range of things to do all year round.
 
Please use the buttons on the left to discover a wealth of information about Tewkesbury's places to stay and things to do including, Heritage events, Festivals, Fetes, Music, Theatre, Tours, Walks and outstanding places to visit.
 
We are currently undergoing a major update with a vast range of additions over time, some features may not be available during the update.
 
Contrary to impressions created by the media Tewkesbury Town is flood safe, the High Street and Town Centre car parks have never flooded in recorded history. For Real Time live information about flooding click the Tewkesbury Flooding button or the Floodeye™ Widget, on the left.
 
Today's Features
 
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Town Hall, High Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5AL

 
(see What's On Guide button below for times)
 
  Location Map  
 
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs include a wide range of Artisans high quality arts and crafts. The photos below give some examples, fair content varies. A cafe is usually provided with Tea, Coffee, Cakes and other food.
 
The fairs run most Tuesdays, Wedenesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and special events, please check the What's On Guide (click button below) for times and events before visiting. To contact Fair Organisers please see the list at the foot of this page.
 
Choosing Artisan items helps the Local Economy, the money spent looping locally a number of times, on average each £1 is worth £4.
 
About 40 Artisans also use the Artisan Outlet on Tewkesbury High Street called 'Sapphire Gifts' open Mon to Sat, 9am to 5pm.
 
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 What's On Guide    or    Sapphire Gifts 
 
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Clarian (Clare Griffiths 07779 717770)
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Summers Soap (Ceri Carrington 07792 337895)
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Sapphire Gifts (Kim Yaxley 01684 438100)
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
WoodyMarvellous (Bob Lewis 01684 295565)
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
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 More Examples 
 
Fair Organisers
 
Creators Of Craft Tracy on 01684 291845    
 Website 
 
Emporium Enterprises Annie on 07817 512906    
 Website 
 
Craft, Cakes and Collectables Kim Yaxley 01684 438100
 
Gloucestershire Country Markets Sarah Jessop on 01452 305227
 
 
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Chocolat of Tewkesbury
 
Chocolat of Tewkesbury
 
Mon to Fri 10.00am to 4.00pm
Sat 10.00am to 4.30pm, Sun 12noon to 3pm
 
136 High Street
Tewkesbury, GL20 5JR
Phone: 01684 275332

 
  Location Map  

 
Chocolat of Tewkesbury, is a traditional chocolatier making hand made chocolates of the highest quality and taste.
 
Selection boxes are packed full, there's no empty space.
 
Chocolat of Tewkesbury
 
The artisan skills are already legendry, Mr Thornton could certainly learn a lot here.
 
Chocolat of Tewkesbury
 
A wide range of Chocolate Bars and divine artistic creations in chocolate are made here too. For example: the very lifelike plant pot and daffodils above are entirely edible (apart from the stem support wires). Below a chocolate Hand Bag and ladies shoes...
 
Chocolat of Tewkesbury
 
And a chocolate toolkit...
 
Chocolat of Tewkesbury
 
You can make up your own selection boxes too...
 
Chocolat of Tewkesbury
 
In short, a chocoholics paradise and with our Cafe au Chocolat next door.
 
Delightful bespoke Wedding Cakes and Favours are made here to order, catering for your budget, style and colour scheme, please contact us.
 
Chocolate Workshops for Children
 
During Holidays and Half Terms Children's Chocolate Workshops are provided while parents enjoy our Cafe au Chocolat next door or High Street shopping. Please contact us for details of the next sessions and to book a place.
 
Tewkesbury Dog Friendly Chocolat is Dog Friendly like many other shops, pubs and cafes in Tewkesbury.
 
Car Parking is provided adjacent on street (1 hour), Town centre car parks are a short walk away, please look for car park signs or click the button above to view the Location Map.
 
 

 

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