Cotswold Events

From live music to family events, discover all that’s happening in the Cotswolds…

Click on an event below to find out more, including availability, pricing and timings.

Cirencester Markets

Cirencester - All year round

The weekly Monday and Friday Charter Markets and the Farmers’ Market are held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month.

Electric Quad Biking and Adventures

‘The Nuttery’ in Notgrove village - all year round

Cotswolds Electric Quad Biking Ramble or the more Extreme Course. Suitable for adults and children 7 years and older, it’s great fun for all.

Notgrove Holidays Cotswold Yoga Retreat & Wellbeing Holiday

Notgrove, Cheltenham, GL54 3BT - Jan - Sept 2023

This Yoga and Wellbeing Retreat at Notgrove Holidays is designed to nourish, awaken, heal and renew. Set on the idyllic private Notgrove Estate in the beautiful Cotswold countryside, it’s the perfect place to reflect and unwind from the stresses of everyday life.

Comedy Club

Cirencester 'Kings Head Hotel' - 9th Feb, 9th Mar, 13th Apr 2023

Cirencester Comedy Club by Funhouse takes place in the beautiful Kings Head Hotel. The shows are held in the Vaulted Cellar with arched ceilings and exposed brickwork adding to the atmosphere.

The Classic Motor Hub ‘Coffee & Classics’

Ablington, Bibury GL7 5FF - 2nd Apr 2023 10am to 1pm

Come and be in the fine company of many other cars and motorcycles, their owners and The Classic Motor Hub team. As well as the wide variety of vehicles, there is full access to their award-winning showrooms. The Hub Coffee House and Shop are stocked with great gifts too.

Children’s Easter Activities

Toddington Railway Station 4th - 16th Apr 2023

Join GWSR for all the Easter festive fun at their Children’s Easter Activities. They will be taking place on railway operating days from Tuesday 4th April through to Sunday 16th April.

The Classic Motor Hub ‘Sundown Coffee & Classics’

Ablington, Bibury GL7 5FF - 19th Apr 2023 7pm to 9:30pm

Come and be in the fine company of many other cars and motorcycles, their owners and The Classic Motor Hub team. As well as the wide variety of vehicles, there is full access to their award-winning showrooms. The Hub Coffee House and Shop are stocked with great gifts too.

The Classic Motor Hub “Drive-It-Day 2023”

Ablington, Bibury GL7 5FF - 23rd Apr 2023 10am to 1pm

The Classic Motor Hub invites you to “drive it” to The Hub on April 23rd 10am-1pm. They are generating awareness for classic cars and supporting the historic vehicle movement to keep transport heritage on UK roads.

Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Cheltenham, Montpellier Gardens - 26th Apr - 1st May 2023

Celebrate all genres of jazz from international jazz icons, up-and-coming new artists and unique Festival performances. If you love jazz you won’t want to miss this.

Lechlade Collectors Club

Langley Farm, Langley Lane, Clanfield - 29th Apr - 1st May 2023

Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally & Country Show near the beautiful village of Clanfield, on the Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire border.

Badminton Horse Trials

South Gloucestershire, Badminton Estate - 4th - 8th May 2023

The biggest event in the equestrian calendar, the Badminton Horse Trials dressage phase will take place on Friday and Saturday, cross-country on Sunday and the show jumping finale on Monday.

The ARB Show

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury, GL8 8QS 12th - 13th May 2023

The UK’s biggest tree care event, The Arb Show, is returning to its home within the stunning setting of Westonbirt, The National Arboretum from 12th – 13th May 2023, promising a wonderful day out for all those with a passion for trees.

Lechlade Music Festival

Lechlade - 26th - 28th May 2023

Multi-award winning family-friendly festival in the beautiful Cotswolds market town of Lechlade, alongside the River Thames.

Wychwood Festival

Cheltenham racecourse 2nd - 4th June 2023

Wychwood Festival is an annual music festival held at Cheltenham racecourse in Gloucestershire, UK. As well as music, the family-friendly three-day festival includes workshops, comedy, the Children’s Literature Festival, and a Headphone Disco.

Cheltenham Science Festival

Imperial Gardens 6th - 11th Jun 2023

Cheltenham Science Festival is joined by the world’s greatest scientists, futurologists and thought-leaders to help make sense of the world around us.

Westonbirt Forest Live 2023

Westonbirt Arboretum - 8th - 10th June 2023

Held in the beautiful forest location of Westonbirt, Forest Live is a major live music series managed by Forestry England. This year’s artists include Anne Marie, Madness and Tom Grennan.

Broadway Arts Festival

Farnham House, 1 Church St, Broadway WR12 7AE - 9th - 18th Jun 2023

Over 80 events, including the very popular artBEAT on the village green over the first weekend of the festival.

Royal Three Counties Show

Three Counties Showground, Malvern, Worcestershire WR13 6NW - 16th - 18th Jun 2023

The Royal Three Counties Show is back with a bang for 2023! Set to be a hearty feast of farming, food and family entertainment, Royal Three Counties Show will include thrilling main arena acts, an exciting celebrity line up, a Food and Drink Festival and over 6000 animals to see.

Chipping Campden Open Gardens Weekend

Chipping Campden - 17th - 18th Jun 2023

Walk the historic and beautiful streets of Chipping Campden, admiring homes that are private but open to the public – large and small.

Cheltenham Food & Drinks Festival

24 Montpellier Spa Rd, Cheltenham GL50 1UL 23rd - 25th Jun 2023

Gather your friends and enjoy good food, good wine, and great times.

Blenheim Palace Flower Show

Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP - 23rd - 25th Jun 2023

The perfect place to discover your favourite plants, flowers and an array of gardening goodies.

Cheltenham Music Festival

Cheltenham - 8th - 15th Jul 2023

Soak up the atmosphere of incredible venues filled with 8 days of the very best in classical music.

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival

Tewkesbury Town Centre 8th - 9th Jul 2023

Tewkesbury is one of the largest free European reenactment events. The highlight of the event is the reenactment of the battle of Tewkesbury which took place on the 4th of May, 1471. The participants live in an authentic Medieval encampment for the weekend.

The Royal International Air Tattoo

RAF Fairford - 14th - 16th Jul 2023

From 14-16 July, RAF Fairford will be buzzing with excited visitors and the Cotswolds will echo once again with the thrilling sights and sounds of several hundred aircraft of all shapes and sizes from all over the world.