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  20 & 21 Jun 2020
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  18 Aug
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  at least 13 to 22 Sep
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  27 Oct
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  2 Nov
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  Sun 24 Nov
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  26 Dec
 Medieval Play 
 
  TBC
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Children's Events Eastnor Castle
 
Court Farm Family Activities August 2019
 
Teddy Bear Picnic
 
Through The Lens Photo Exhibition 2nd to 29th Sep 2019
 
Severn Expeditions-Boat-Hire
 
HOPP Fundraising Coffee Morning 26 Aug 2019 - every fortnight
 
Lower Lode Real Ale Festival 23 to 25 Aug 2019
 
Motown Extravaganza 24 Aug 2019
 
Family Fun Day 31 Aug 2019
 
Hopp Youth Club Relaunch 6 September 2019
 
Bredon Cider Festival 6th and 7th Sep 2019
 
RSPCA Fire Walk fundraiser 7 Sept 2019
 
Tewkesbury Gin Festival 28 September Bredon Village Hall
 
HOPP Christmas Shopping Trip Saturday 30 Nov 2019
 
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 Pretty Special Boutique 
 
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 Springfield Pet Centre 
 
 St Richard's Hospice 
 
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 Tewkesbury Cookshop 
 
 Tewkesbury Mustard 
 
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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 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.
 
Thu 22 Aug 2019 - Winchcombe Country Market  tel: 01531 632306 (10am to 2pm)
09.00 to 10.30  Guide Hall, High Street, Winchcombe, GL54 5LJ
FREE EVENT
A great selection of cooking, crafts and produce    i        ↱  
Thu 22 Aug 2019 - Court Farm Tours - Stoke Orchard  tel: 01242 678374
09.00 to 15.00  Court Farm (Shop), Stoke Road, Stoke Orchard, GL52 7RY
£5, U2 free
Go on a trailer tour of our farm, see our sheep and cows in our fields, collect 6 of our freshly laid free range eggs (to keep), small groups (up to 12), lasts approx 25 minutes.  Receive a 10% Off Voucher to be used on the tour day in our Farm Shop, Deli and Butchery.    i        ↱  
Thu 22 Aug 2019 - Bug Hunts  tel: 01684 297174
10.00 to 11.00  John Moore Museum, 41 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5SN
£ Free (donations welcome)
Second session 11 to 12noon. Delve into the Secret Garden to discover what lives within. Peer through the foliage and turn over stones to see what lies beneath! A worksheet and small magnifying glass will be provided on the day. Click the ' i ' button for more info.    i        ↱  
Thu 22 Aug 2019 - Felt Flowers - Children's Art Activity Days  tel: 01452 731422
10.30 to 16.30  Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, Main A38, Twigworth, GL2 9PA
£6 1 adult + 1 child (inc museum)
Each themed activity runs at different times: 10.30am - 12pm 3 - 7 yrs, 1pm - 2.30pm 3 - 18 yrs, 3pm - 4.30pm 8 - 18 yrs. Children under 8 must have an adult. Click ' i ' button for booking.    i        ↱  
Thu 22 Aug 2019 - Teddy Bear Picnic  tel: 01684 850959
10.45 to 13.45  Touching Souls Tea Room, Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, GL20 5SN
£
Enjoy a picnic on the adjacent Abbey lawn (subject weather or inside), Children's Picnic menu and a chance to win Winnie the Pooh in the prize draw.      ↱  
Thu 22 Aug 2019 - Tewkesbury Abbey Tower Tour  tel: 01684 850959
12.00 to 17.00  Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, GL20 5PG
£7 Adults, £5 8 to 16's only
Tewkesbury Abbey Tower is the largest Norman tower in the world (by area), it offers outstanding views of the Town and countryside around and with just 200 steps to climb is manageable by most, the tours run most days late June to end August on the hour, between 12 and 5pm, start and end times may vary on some days. Tours take about 45 minutes. Please phone to check cancellations, late starts and early finishing.    i        ↱  
Fri 23 Aug 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 23 Aug 2019 - Bug Hunts  tel: 01684 297174
10.00 to 11.00  John Moore Museum, 41 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5SN
£ Free (donations welcome)
Second session 11 to 12noon. Delve into the Secret Garden to discover what lives within. Peer through the foliage and turn over stones to see what lies beneath! A worksheet and small magnifying glass will be provided on the day. Click the ' i ' button for more info.    i        ↱  
Fri 23 Aug 2019 - Wet Felting - Children's Art Activity Days  tel: 01452 731422
10.30 to 16.30  Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, Main A38, Twigworth, GL2 9PA
£6 1 adult + 1 child (inc museum)
Each themed activity runs at different times: 10.30am - 12pm 3 - 7 yrs, 1pm - 2.30pm 3 - 18 yrs, 3pm - 4.30pm 8 - 18 yrs. Children under 8 must have an adult. Click ' i ' button for booking.    i        ↱  
Fri 23 Aug 2019 - Teddy Bear Picnic  tel: 01684 850959
10.45 to 13.45  Touching Souls Tea Room, Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, GL20 5SN
£
Enjoy a picnic on the adjacent Abbey lawn (subject weather or inside), Children's Picnic menu and a chance to win Winnie the Pooh in the prize draw.      ↱  
Fri 23 Aug 2019 - Lower Lode Inn Real Ale Festival  tel: 01684 293224
11.00 to 23.00  Bishops Walk, Forthampton (Nr Tewkesbury), GL19 4RE
£ Free Entry
A wide range of Real Ales and Ciders, Live Music, Food and Camping on the banks of the River Severn, an idyllic tranquil location. Take the Ferry across the river from Tewkesbury's Lower Lode Lane (of Gloucester Road). Click the ' i ' button for more location info.    i        ↱  
Fri 23 Aug 2019 - Tewkesbury Abbey Tower Tour  tel: 01684 850959
12.00 to 17.00  Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, GL20 5PG
£7 Adults, £5 8 to 16's only
Tewkesbury Abbey Tower is the largest Norman tower in the world (by area), it offers outstanding views of the Town and countryside around and with just 200 steps to climb is manageable by most, the tours run most days late June to end August on the hour, between 12 and 5pm, start and end times may vary on some days. Tours take about 45 minutes. Please phone to check cancellations, late starts and early finishing.    i        ↱  
Fri 23 Aug 2019 - Upton Sunshine Music Festival  tel: Not available
12.00 to 23.45  (follow signs) Upton upon Severn, WR8 0HY
£80 full weekend inc camping
Live music for every generation    i        ↱  

  
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Tewkesbury and it's waterside is located in outstanding countryside, is free of congestion and perfectly 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 Ferry to Lower Lode 15c Inn
Lower Lode Ferry Tewkesbury
 
Caffe e Vino 2.0 NOW OPEN - 78 Church Street
Caffe e Vino Tewkesbury
 
Tewkesbury Museum Free, 64 Barton Street
Mon to Fri 1pm to 4pm, Sat and Sun 11am to 4pm
Tewkesbury Museum
 
Sapphire Gifts has moved opposite to 140 High Street
Tewkesbury Sapphire Gifts
 
The Hide Cafe NOW OPEN - 89 Church Street
The Hide Cafe Tewkesbury
 
Tewkesbury's new Deli, 101 Church Street
Miss Muffet's Delicatessen Tewkesbury
 
Tewkesbury Indika Fashion
 
Tewkesbury's outdoor Market Wed & Sat 9am to 3pm
Tewkesbury's outdoor Market Wed and Sat 9am to 3pm
 
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 (Sunday 10am to 3pm Easter to end September)
 
Click for Tewkesbury's  
 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
 
see: www.signoflove.co.uk
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
 
Click for  
 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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