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Dinner and Cinema Experience

Easton Grey, Malmesbury SN16 0RB - 23rd Feb 2024

Andrew Scott (Fleabag) brings multiple characters to life in Simon Stephens’ (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time) radical new one-man version of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya.

In the Style of Bublé

5 Beeches Rd, Cirencester GL7 1BN - 22nd - 23rd Feb 2024

Jamie Flanagan is coming to Ingleside House to pay tribute to one of the world’s most prolific recording artists. From ‘Feeling Good’ to ‘Haven’t Met You Yet’ and many, many more, join Jamie as he takes you on a journey through some of the most beautiful songs ever written.

Winter family trail – Hidden Westonbirt

Tetbury, Gloucestershire GL8 8QS - 1st Dec 2023 – 29th Feb 2024

Discover more about the animals and plants that make the arboretum their home during the winter by exploring Westonbirt Arboretum’s playful family treasure hunt trail.

Supper Club At Burleigh Court

Burleigh Court, Stroud, GL5 2PF - 29th Feb 2024

You won’t want to miss this unique dining experience, led by Head Chef, Shaun Jones and featuring a sensational 7-course tasting menu.

Spring Floral Workshop and Afternoon Tea

Easton Grey, Malmesbury SN16 0RB - 1st Mar 2024

Join Master Florist Emily Hepworth from Persephone Violet for a spring flowers masterclass.

Tai Chi at Hidcote

Hidcote Bartrim, Chipping Campden GL55 6LR - 3rd Feb - 2nd Mar 2024

Join Swan School of Tai Chi & Chi Gung at Hidcote as they take you through the ancient Chinese tradition of Tai Chi.

Guest Chef Events

Easton Grey, Malmesbury SN16 0RB - 6th Mar 2024

Executive Chef Ricki Weston has had an incredible career trajectory working in some of the very best kitchens and with some of the most exceptional chefs.

Seasoned to Perfection

Easton Grey, Malmesbury SN16 0RB - 13th Mar 2024

Whatley Manor is proud to take part in a series of events that will showcase the culinary talents of chefs from hotels within the PoB Hotels collection.

Cheltenham Festival 2024

Cheltenham Racecourse GL50 4SH - 12th - 15th Mar 2024

The one they all long to win, many times over, above all others – The Cheltenham Festival, a classic to the jump-racing calendar. Four breath-taking days, 28 races, unrelenting prestige, competition, and excitement.

Baking Demonstration and Afternoon Tea with Beccy

Bampton, Oxfordshire OX18 2JH - 23rd March 2024

Spend a magical afternoon in Beccy’s kitchen sipping tea while she shows you the secrets if how to make the fluffiest scones and delicious financiers. Then sit down and enjoy delicate finger sandwiches with a glass of bubbly. Followed by fresh fluffy scones, finishing off with a buttery French almond cake, financier. And of course, plenty of tea!

Children’s Cookery Workshop

South Cerney, Silver St, South Cerney, Cirencester GL7 5TR, UK - 6th Apr 2024

Mel from The Kitchen Club and Claire of Berry Farm are hosting a unique workshop where children ages 11+ years will spend the day at the farm, foraging and learning to cook, culminating with serving a three course meal at 6pm.

Easter egg hunt at Hidcote

Hidcote Bartrim, Chipping Campden GL55 6LR - 23rd Mar - 7th Apr 2024

This spring, treat the whole family to a world of adventure at Hidcote with The Secret Garden on an Easter trail.

Level 3 Forest School Leader Training

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury, GL8 8QS - 21st Feb - 10th Apr 2024

This in-person training course will provide you with the skills, experience and certified qualification to run your own Forest School programme.

Lambing And Kidding At Cotswold Farm Park

Guiting Power, Cheltenham, GL54 5FL - 9th Feb - 14th Apr 2024

Cotswold Farm Parks team of experts will be on-hand to share their knowledge with daily lambing talks to help you learn all about the new arrivals.

The April Meeting

Cheltenham Racecourse GL50 4SH - 17th - 18th Apr 2024

The April Meeting is a wonderful two-day meeting at the Home of Jump Racing. The Spring sunshine shining over the famous Cleeve Hill and hallowed Cheltenham turf provides the perfect backdrop to a brilliant day out with high-quality racing.

Race Night

Cheltenham Racecourse GL50 4SH - 3rd May 2024

A meeting that allows amateur riders and trainers to compete for the ultimate dream of winning at the Home of Jump racing with seven fiercely fought Hunter chases.

Tulip mania at Dyrham Park

Dyrham Park, SN14 8HY - 15th Apr - 6th May 2024

Immerse yourself in a world of tulips this season as we celebrate the springtime favourite which has strong links with the history of Dyrham Park.

Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Cheltenham, Montpellier Gardens GL50 1UL - 1st - 6th May 2024

Cheltenham has become one of the country’s best-loved jazz festivals, home to over 20,000 music fans. Celebrating all genres of jazz with a mixture of international jazz icons, up-and-coming new artists and unique Festival performances.

GWSR Behind Closed Doors: Carriage Edition

Broadway Station - 26th Mar - 11th May 2024

An exclusive ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour of our Carriage & Wagon department.

Badminton Horse Trials 2024

High St, Badminton GL9 1DF - 8th - 12th May 2024

The Badminton Horse Trials is a five-day event, one of only seven annual Concours Complet International Five Star events as classified by the Fédération Équestre Internationale.

Foraging at Heath Farm

Heath Farm Holiday Cottages, Swerford, Chipping Norton OX7 4BN - 18th May 2024

Have you ever foraged for delicious wild foods before? Would you like to learn what is in season that can be foraged safely with a little care, to supplement your diet?

Come along to Heath Farm this May to be guided around the beautiful private estate and its woodland by Lizzy who will take you on a wander to seek hedgerow, pasture and woodland edibles that are full of surprising Spring flavours!

Giffords Circus

Sudeley Castle & Gardens, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, GL54 5JD - 10th - 20th May 2024

Giffords Circus first visited Sudeley Castle in 2014 with Greek tragedy ‘The Thunders’ and had such a warm reception, they have returned every year!

Cotswold Festival of Steam 2024

Winchcombe Station, GL54 5LD - 25th - 27th May 2024

The Cotswold Festival of Steam Gala is a spectacular event that brings together railway enthusiasts, families, and adventure seekers. Held amidst the charming Cotswold countryside, this gala showcases the elegance and power of steam locomotives, offering a unique experience for visitors of all ages.

Blenheim Palace Food Festival

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1UL - 25th - 27th May 2024

A gastronomic celebration with an exceptional 3-day line-up of celebrity cooks, Michelin-starred chefs, artisan food and drink producers, wine tasting and much loved culinary institutions, showcasing their skills and sharing their passion for food with a mix of live demos, workshops and Q&As.

Nocturne Live at Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PY - 12th - 16th Jun 2024

Nocturne Live is a series of concerts combining the talent of a fantastic line-up of artists with the spectacular backdrop of the Great Court.

Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PY - 21st - 23rd Jun 2024

Featuring more stands and entertainment than ever before, this year’s show also welcomes the return of the magnificent Grand Floral Pavilion, as well as incredible outdoor floral displays in ‘Floral Street’, talks and demonstrations from gardening experts, fabulous food and drink, homeware and crafts, plus live music throughout the weekend.

Battle Proms Picnic Concert

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PY - 6th Jul 2024

The Battle Proms is a quintessentially British open-air picnic concert: the perfect opportunity to celebrate the summer in style, in a stunning setting overlooking the iconic Column of Victory!

GWSR Behind Closed Doors: Lifting The Curtain

Cheltenham Race Course Station - 24th Apr - 16th Jul 2024

A unique opportunity to visit our Loco Shed, Signal Box and Carriage & Wagon departments with your own tour guide in a group of 6.

Fairford Airshow

RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, GL7 4DL - 19th - 21st Jul 2024

A military Air Show containing hundreds of modern military aircraft in the static line-up and air display from many different countries around the world.

Womad 2024

Charlton Park, SN16 9LL - 25th - 28th Jul 2024

WOMAD is an international arts festival, celebrating the world’s many forms of music, arts and dance.

Game Fair At Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock OX20 1PY - 26th - 28th Jul 2024

An exhilarating celebration of outdoor activity and country life, taking place against the stunning backdrop of Blenheim Palace.

Silver Footplate Steam Driving Experience

Toddington Station - 22nd Mar - 20th Sep 2024

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing – but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

Botanical Embroidery at Hidcote

Hidcote Bartrim, Chipping Campden GL55 6LR - 29th Mar - 30th Sep 2024

Botanical and embroidery artist Olga Prinku brings her exclusive Nature’s Tapestry: Botanical Embroidery at Hidcote exhibition to Hidcote.

Gold Footplate Steam Driving Experience

Toddington Station - 17th May - 11th Oct 2024

Some people get a train set; fewer people get a chance to enjoy the real thing – but you can do just that. A Footplate Experience course on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is something that is sure to thrill and certainly makes a brilliant Christmas, birthday or anniversary gift!

Autumn Showcase 2024

Winchcombe Station, GL54 5LD - 26th - 27th Oct 2024

With an intensive timetable on offer fully utilising the railway, steam and diesel haulage, goods trains, brake van rides, footplate trips, behind-the-scenes access and on Sunday, running after dark, this is an event not to be missed.

Cotswold Alpaca Walking

Korinn Farm, Cheltenham, GL53 9NJ - All year round

Alpaca walks and tailored alpaca experiences with a lovely walking herd. Set in the beautiful Cotswold countryside, the walks are fantastic for couples, friends and families to have a great outdoor experience and get to know about everything alpaca.

Cotswold Alpaca 30 Minute Meet & Greet

Korinn Farm, Cheltenham, GL53 9NJ - All year round

A 30 minute meet and greet with a beautiful herd, meet their yearlings, gorgeous 3 year old boys Otis, Quinn and Orlando as well as the awesome Aunty Biddy and the lovely Alfie too. This is the time to get up close and personal and everyone has a favourite by the end of the experience!

Discovery Walks

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury, GL8 8QS - Every 1st & 3rd Sat of the month - 10:30am

Take the path less travelled and delve a little deeper into Westonbirt’s captivating trees with their discovery walks.

Tots & Twigs Forest School

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury, GL8 8QS - School term time, Mon, Thu & Fri - Mon, Thu, Fri

Learning With Nature runs weekly Tots & Twigs Forest School sessions at Westonbirt Arboretum for pre-school children (2 years to 5 years of age) and their parents/carers.

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