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  2nd Sat each month except Jan
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  6, 7 & 8 Feb 2020
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 BIG Weekend 
 
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  20 & 21 Jun 2020
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  Jun - not 2019
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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
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Children's Events Eastnor Castle
 
Harvest Thanks Giving Messy Church 21st Sep 2019
 
Through The Lens Photo Exhibition 2nd to 29th Sep 2019
 
Crescendo Big Band at Gupshill Manor 22 Sep 2019
 
Come and join Tewkesbury Rugby Club
 
Upton upon Severn Boot Sale Thursdays 9:30am to 3pm
 
Severn Expeditions-Boat-Hire
 
HOPP Fundraising Coffee Morning 26 Aug 2019 - every fortnight
 
Hopp Youth Club Relaunch 6 September 2019
 
Tewkesbury Gin Festival 28 September Bredon Village Hall
 
Robin Hood Meets the Babes in the Wood
 
HOPP Christmas Shopping Trip Saturday 30 Nov 2019
 
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 St Richard's Hospice 
 
 Summer's Soaps 
 
 Sweets and Treats 
 
 Tewkesbury Cookshop 
 
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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.
 
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - Knitted Monks Display  tel: 01684 850959
09.00 to 12.30  Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, GL20 5PG
£ Free Event
The Young Friends of Tewkesbury Abbey will use the famous knitted monks to explore and demonstrate how the monastic community of Tewkesbury Abbey harnessed its knowledge and expertise to help create a busy medieval market town with connections to the most influential families in England and a pivotal role in history.    i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 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        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - YOGA - Dumbleton  tel: 07931 093546
10.00 to 11.00  Dumbleton Village Hall, Dairy Lane, Dumbleton, WR11 7TP
£10 (discounts for course)
Also every Thursday 7pm to 8pm. Spaces limited to 12, phone or book, see ' i ' button. Sessions ideal for beginners and seasoned practitioners.    i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - Tewkesbury Heritage Centre  tel: 01684 855040
10.00 to 15.15  100 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5AB
£ Free Entry
Housed in a 17th C superbly restored building, the upper floors (above Tourist information) provide heritage displays covering Tewkesbury past. Click the ' i ' button for more info.    i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Crafts, Cakes and Collectables  tel: 01684 438100
10.00 to 15.30  Town Hall, High Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5AL
Free Entry
High quality local craft and collectables, lots of gift ideas, a range of cakes too and refreshments    i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - Photo Exhibition Changing Face of Tewkesbury  tel: 01684 855040 (visitor info)
10.00 to 16.00  Heritage Centre, 100 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5AB
£ Free Event
James Boskett has been photographing Tewkesbury's buildings for decades. Here on display are 'then and now' photographs which will evoke many memories.    i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Through The Lens Exhibition  tel: 01684 29507
10.00 to 19.30  The Roses Theatre, Sun Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5NX
£ FREE Event
Note: Saturdays to 9:30am to 1pm only.  Through The Lens exhibition covers an extensive range of expertise from local photographers. The standard is high, subjects include Tewkesbury, the Cotswolds and the photographers favourite photo. Images are for sale. There's also a Meet The Photographer event at the Roses on Saturday 21 September at 6pm, to which all are invited.    i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - 12th C Barn  tel: 01684 290555
12.00 to 17.00  Berkeley Arms, 8 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5PA
£ FREE ENTRY
15th Century Public House with older 12th Century  Medieval Tythe Barn. Sundays 2pm to 5pm.     i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days: Cross House Tavern  tel:
12.00 to 17.00  The Cross House tavern, Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5AB
£ Free Entry
16th century and painstakingly restored. Now a victorian style Tavern with Real Local Ales, Ciders and Perrys.    i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - Tudor House Hotel Tourl  tel: 01684 297755 (Michelle)
12.30 to 13.15  Tudor House Hotel, 51 High Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5BH
£ Free Event (booking required)
Dating back to the 16th century, formerly a Court of Justice during James I's reign. From 1712 to 1719 it was used as a Presbyterian Academy. A framed document hanging in the staircase records that Thomas Kemble bought the property from Elizabeth Warkman and others in 1740 for £350. As well as a secret garden there is an oak door with axe marks believed to be from Oliver Cromwell’s soldiers.    i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Lunch Time Organ Recitals  tel: 01684 850959
13.00 to 14.00  Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, GL20 5PG
£ Free Entry (retiring collection)
Nicholas Freestone (Assistant, Worcester Cathedral). Part of the regular lunch time recitals programme. See this What's On guide for other recitals.      ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - Tewkesbury Museum  tel: 01684 292901
13.00 to 16.00  64 Barton Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5PX
£ Free Entry
A wealth of Tewkesbury's heritage a waits you.    i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - Knitted Monks Display  tel: 01684 850959
13.45 to 17.00  Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, GL20 5PG
£ Free Event
The Young Friends of Tewkesbury Abbey will use the famous knitted monks to explore and demonstrate how the monastic community of Tewkesbury Abbey harnessed its knowledge and expertise to help create a busy medieval market town with connections to the most influential families in England and a pivotal role in history.    i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - YOGA - Winchcombe  tel: 07931 093546
18.00 to 19.00  T24:7 Fitness, Broadway Road, Winchcombe, GL54 5JJ
£10 (discounts for course)
Spaces limited to 12, phone or book, see ' i ' button. Sessions ideal for beginners and seasoned practitioners.    i        ↱  
Tue 17 Sep 2019 - Ballroom Dance Class  tel: 07947 084982
18.15 to 19.15  Abbey Fields Community Centre, Back Lane, Winchcombe, GL54 5QH
£7 per person
No experience or partner necessary. Relax with professional IDTA ballroom instructors. Year round Tuesday classes. Also Saturday FitLines (Dance fitness) 1pm-2pm, Saturday Argentine Tango 4:30pm-6:30pm. Telephone for more info.     i        ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Table Top Sale  tel: 01684 295746
09.00 to 15.00  Scout Hut, Oldbury Road, Tewkesbury, GL20 5LR
Free Entry
A twice weekly table top sale with drop in cafe, all welcome (closed Jan and Feb)      ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 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        ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - Knitted Monks Display  tel: 01684 850959
09.00 to 17.00  Tewkesbury Abbey, Church Street, GL20 5PG
£ Free Event
The Young Friends of Tewkesbury Abbey will use the famous knitted monks to explore and demonstrate how the monastic community of Tewkesbury Abbey harnessed its knowledge and expertise to help create a busy medieval market town with connections to the most influential families in England and a pivotal role in history.    i        ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Tewkesbury Heart and Soul Community Choir  tel: 01386 751206
10.00 to 12.00  Tewkesbury Methodist Church Hall, Church Street, GL20 5BB
£6 (first session free, just turn up)
A vibrant, friendly and informal community choir, all welcome, just come along and enjoy, no auditions. Every Wednesday during term time. The choir sing English and world music led by Hilary Davies.    i        ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - Tewkesbury Heritage Centre  tel: 01684 855040
10.00 to 15.15  100 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5AB
£ Free Entry
Housed in a 17th C superbly restored building, the upper floors (above Tourist information) provide heritage displays covering Tewkesbury past. Click the ' i ' button for more info.    i        ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Gifts, Craft and Food Fair  tel: 07817 512906
10.00 to 16.00  Town Hall, High Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5AL
Free Entry
Quality local Craft, Gifts and Food, all day Cafe    i        ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - Photo Exhibition Changing Face of Tewkesbury  tel: 01684 855040 (visitor info)
10.00 to 16.00  Heritage Centre, 100 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5AB
£ Free Event
James Boskett has been photographing Tewkesbury's buildings for decades. Here on display are 'then and now' photographs which will evoke many memories.    i        ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Through The Lens Exhibition  tel: 01684 29507
10.00 to 19.30  The Roses Theatre, Sun Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5NX
£ FREE Event
Note: Saturdays to 9:30am to 1pm only.  Through The Lens exhibition covers an extensive range of expertise from local photographers. The standard is high, subjects include Tewkesbury, the Cotswolds and the photographers favourite photo. Images are for sale. There's also a Meet The Photographer event at the Roses on Saturday 21 September at 6pm, to which all are invited.    i        ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - 12th C Barn  tel: 01684 290555
12.00 to 17.00  Berkeley Arms, 8 Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5PA
£ FREE ENTRY
15th Century Public House with older 12th Century  Medieval Tythe Barn. Sundays 2pm to 5pm.     i        ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days: Cross House Tavern  tel:
12.00 to 17.00  The Cross House tavern, Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5AB
£ Free Entry
16th century and painstakingly restored. Now a victorian style Tavern with Real Local Ales, Ciders and Perrys.    i        ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - Tudor House Hotel Tourl  tel: 01684 297755 (Michelle)
12.30 to 13.15  Tudor House Hotel, 51 High Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5BH
£ Free Event (booking required)
Dating back to the 16th century, formerly a Court of Justice during James I's reign. From 1712 to 1719 it was used as a Presbyterian Academy. A framed document hanging in the staircase records that Thomas Kemble bought the property from Elizabeth Warkman and others in 1740 for £350. As well as a secret garden there is an oak door with axe marks believed to be from Oliver Cromwell’s soldiers.    i        ↱  
Wed 18 Sep 2019 - Heritage Open Days - Tewkesbury Museum  tel: 01684 292901
13.00 to 16.00  64 Barton Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5PX
£ Free Entry
A wealth of Tewkesbury's heritage a waits you.    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's FREE Heritage Open Days 13 to 22 Sep
Tewkesbury's FREE Heritage Open Days
 
Through The Lense Photo Exhibition 2 to 29 Sep
Tewkesbury's Through The Lense Photo Exhibition 2 to 29 Sep
 
Tewkesbury Museum Free, 64 Barton Street
Mon to Fri 1pm to 4pm, Sat and Sun 11am to 4pm
Tewkesbury Museum
 
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
 
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'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
 
Tewkesbury Friday Market Sarah Jessop on 01452 305227
 

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