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
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For the month's ahead see What's On button further down.
Complete What's On Guide or Event Posting
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.
24 Nov, High Street, 12noon – 6pm
Lights Switch On 5pm
Tewkesbury Abbey Christmas Fair
Saturday 30 Nov, 11am – 4pm
Tewkesbury Museum Free, 64 Barton Street
11.00am – 3.00pm (Sat, Sun & Mon only)
Pretty Special Boutique 10am to 5pm Mon to Sat
Indika Fashion Autumn Colours are here
Caffe e Vino 2.0 NOW OPEN - 78 Church Street
Sapphire Gifts has moved opposite to 140 High Street
The Hide Cafe NOW OPEN - 89 Church Street
Tewkesbury's new Deli, 101 Church Street
Tewkesbury's outdoor Market Wed & Sat 9am to 3pm
Tewkesbury Art and Craft Fairs
Town Hall, High Street, Tewkesbury GL20 5AL
(see What's On Guide button below for times)
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
Clarian (Clare Griffiths 07779 717770)
Summers Soap (Ceri Carrington 07792 337895)
Sapphire Gifts (Kim Yaxley 01684 438100)
WoodyMarvellous (Bob Lewis 01684 295565)
Click for More Examples
Creators Of Craft Tracy on 01684 291845 Website
Emporium Enterprises Annie on 07817 512906 Website
Craft, Cakes and Collectables Kim Yaxley 01684 438100
Tewkesbury Friday Market Sarah Jessop on 01452 305227