There are usually many events going on nearby, here are some suggestions on where to look this week.

Friday, August 2

Howlin Matt

Crown & Sceptre, Stroud.

From 8.30 - free entry.

Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza

South Cerney Airfield, Cirencester.

Paying special tribute to famous musician Glenn Miller, celebrating the 75th anniversary of him performing in Cirencester.

Running until Sunday, August 4.

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Magic Millions Festival of British Eventing

As well as non-stop eventing, the weekend offers a shopping village and lots of arena entertainment for the whole family.

Gatcombe Park, Stroud, running until Sunday, August 4.

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The Cotswolds Decorative Antiques & Fine Art Fair

A variety of pieces for collectors, home furnishers, interior designers and anyone looking for unusual decorative accessories.

Westonbirt School, Tetbury

Open 11am-5pm, running to Sunday, August 4.

Admission £5.

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Saturday, August 3

Dursley Big Car Boot

Sellers are welcome from 9am, £6 per car.

Early bird set-up is available.

Near the Police Station, Dursley, 9.30am-3pm.

Arts Alive Exhibition

A mixed exhibition of wonderful arts & crafts, meet the artists and watch them work.

Top Floor, Victoria Hall, Bourton on the Water.

Running until Saturday, August 10, open 10am-6pm every day.

Bussage Buskers

Music, poetry, comedy and more.

Bussage Primary School, from 7-10pm.

Tickets £10 including food are available from Eastcombe Stores, the Ram Inn, or Mike & Gerry Carter

Sunday, August 4

Car boot sale

Fromebridge Mill, Whitminster, GL2 7PD

9am-2pm, sellers from 8.30am, £6 per car

Sellers draw for four free carvery meals

Glyndebourne: The Magic Flute Live

Mozart’s most magical comedy of The Magic Flute returns to Glyndebourne for the first time in over a decade.

Wotton Electric Picture House, starting at 5.30pm.

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Monday, August 5

Antique & Collectibles Fair

St. Laurence Church Hall, The Shambles, Stroud.

Free admission, 8am-4pm.

Educating Rita

Malvern Theatre, Great Malvern, starting at 5.30pm.

Running until Saturday, August 10.

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Summer Play Sessions

Free to attend, take place outside in all weathers and are open access, so no booking or registration needed.


KGV Playing Field, nr the Pavillion, Northleach.

Cassandra Story Telling

Relax in the castle’s great hall and let yourself be immersed in your imagination.

Berkeley Castle & Gardens, from 10.30am-5pm.

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Tuesday, August 6

Moreton in Marsh Outdoor Market

Visit this lovely Cotswold town and pick up a bargain!

High Street, Moreton in Marsh, from 9am-3pm.

Wednesday, August 7

The NAF Five Star International Hartpury Horse Trials.

Five action filled days held within the stunning surroundings of Hartpury College.

Hartpury, Gloucester, running until Sunday, August 11.

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Street Dance Workshop

A fabulous Street dance workshop with Pumped Dance School of Bristol Founder Claire Phipps, for children aged 7-11 years old.

Westwood Centre, Bassett Road, Northleach from 10am-12pm.

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Thursday, August 8

Qi Gong Meditation Retreat

Study Taijiwuxigong (a Qi Gong system) for self-healing, allowing us to come more into our real nature or our true state of being.

Painswick Old Road, Stroud, booking required, prices start at £405.

Running to Monday, August 12.

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