events in the cotswolds

Events in the Cotswolds

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Events in the Cotswolds

Find the most popular, unique and fascinating events the Cotswolds has to offer

There is a wide variety of events in the Cotswolds, spanning right across the year and attracting people of all ages.

Join in with the excitement at Cheltenham races, learn about the world at the Science Festival, or visit a Heritage Site. Easter egg hunts, the June county shows and numerous Christmas markets make the Cotswolds a year-round destination for everyone.

Festivals in the Cotswolds are equally as popular and diverse. From Tewkesbury Medieval Festival, to award-winning music events such as Wilderness Festival, or the unique Cheese-Rolling at Copper’s Hill.

Whatever your taste, there will be an event or festival in the Cotswolds to suit it.

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    Cornbury Festival

    A unique festival offering visitors classic summer entertainment, with a ‘country fayre’ feel that is perfect for the whole family. From dancers, farmers, chefs, to fashionistas, this event is an assortment of all things carnival.

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  • Gifford Circus

    Giffords Circus

    The perfect blend of circus music and art; this is a magical village green circus that tours England through the summer months. In 2018, they celebrate the birth of the circus, which happened near Westminster Bridge in London in 1768.

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  • Cheltenham Racecourse

    The Cheltenham Festival

    This is a popular racing festival held each year, in a picturesque, countryside location, on the edge of the Cotswolds. With four days of wonderful racing, each including their own unique theme, guests can enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience, amongst scenery and rolling hills.

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  • Cheltenham Jazz festival

    The Cheltenham Jazz Festival

    Held in Cheltenham’s Montpellier Gardens, this festival gives rise to up and coming artists, as well as jazz icons, keeping guests entertained all weekend. Featuring a jazz arena, a family tent, sing-alongs, and refreshment areas, there is something for everyone.

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  • Wilderness Festival

    A memorable sanctuary set in the Oxfordshire countryside, bringing guests a selection of workshops, banquets, and arts activities. With a diverse selection of entertainment, dancing and music, this event boasts a relaxing atmosphere to explore your inner spirituality.

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