Monday, 7 August 2017

Summer Special: Great ideas for summer holiday fun! Across Gloucestershire

Beechenhurst Lodge & Picnic Site - Sculpture Trail, play area, cafe, climbing tower and Tree Top Junior. 
Open from 8am every day. Free to enter: More details here
Berkeley Castle: School Holiday Activities - Story-telling, Jesters and 'Have a go' Archery. 
Monday-Wednesday, throughout the school holidays: More details here
Boogie Beat: Summer Sessions - Energetic and fun, combining music and dance with 
carefully structured learning at Bishops Cleeve Community Centre - 
31st July,  7th,  21st & 28th August: More details here
Cheltenham Library: Summer Reading Challenge - Join us at Cheltenham Children’s Library 
for crafts - 9th, 15th & 16th August: More details here
Cheltenham Science Group: Summer Science - Tuesday to Saturday until 2nd September 2017 
- including Be Creative Thursdays and Friday Fun: More details here
The Cheltenham Trust: National Play Day 2017 - 2 August from 11:00 at Pittville Park. 
a range of fun and engaging activities for children and families: More details here
Cleeve Common: Kite flying - Family Fun Friday: More details here
Edufun Gloucestershire: Culture Club for Kids - A bespoke languages and culture club 
for children and young people - 24th July to 25th August: More details here
Funky Warehouse: Parent & Toddler Mornings - Weekday mornings, 9am-12pm: More details here


Generation Events Gloucestershire: Summer Family Friday Fun - Entertainment for all the family at 
Walls Club, Barnwood - Friday 25th August: More details here
Gloucester Cathedral: Free Family Fun - Every Thursday afternoon throughout the summer holidays:
More details here
Gloucester Quays Beach Weekender - Head to Gloucester Quays to watch it be transformed into a beach! 
26th, 27th & 28th August: More details here
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway: Teddy Bear Tuesdays - Ride the Teddy Bear railcar special every
 Tuesday in August: More details here
Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust: Summer Fun Day - Held on 24th August, nature 
themed activities and crafts for families: More details here
Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust: Wild Play at Greystones, Bourton on the Water 
- Have fun playing out in the wild! 15th August: More details here
The Isbourne: Family Wellbeing Fun Day - Wholesome and healthy activities: More details here
The London Inn: Clown Family Day - Fun in the Sun for everyone! 27th August: More details here
Miniature Music: Park Fun - Family time in the park with Minature Music. 
Suitable for ages 0-4 years, older siblings welcome - Friday 25th August: More details here
Museum of Gloucester: Dinosaurs Exhibition - 'Dinosaurs' will take you on a journey to a 
pre-historic world! Throughout the holidays: More details here
Nature in Art: Children’s Activity Days - Events throughout the holidays: More details here
Over Farm: Giant Inflatables - The inflatable theme park is back at Over Farm 
throughout the summer holidays! Until 4th September 2017: More details here
The Paint it Yourself Pottery Co: School Holiday Clay Play Sessions - Supervised 
creativity with clay - 25th July to 31st August: More details here
Perrygrove Railway - Treetop Playground Adventure, Hidden Treasure, Indoor Village, 
Foxy Hollow, Picnics & Walks: For more details
Play Gloucestershire: Summer Holidays 2017 - Free and open access play sessions at various 
locations across Gloucestershire. 
Monday to Friday from 24th July until 1st September 2017: More details here
Proud Lion Comics: Open Gaming - Join in for some free open gaming! 
Every other Thursday: More details here
Roots Coffee & Community: Summer Events - Events running from 
24th July-29th August: More details here
The Royal: Summer Festival - Look forward to a great couple of days all in aid of 
Sue Ryder Charity - 27th & 28th August: More details here
RSPB Highnam Woods: Bugs and Beasties: Family Walk - Enjoy a gentle stroll in 
the reserve where we’ll search for the bugs and beasties of the woods - 29th July: More details here
RSPB Nagshead Nature Reserve: Pond Dipping Extravaganza: Family activity -
 Ever wondered what lurks in the mud? 27th July until 31st August: More details here
SoMAC Gloucester Summer of Music: Stunt Shows - Witness the jaw-dropping stunts 
from the world-class motorcycle and cycle devils - 29th & 30th July - FREE: More details here
Somewhere Else: USA Street Food Social - Join us for a USA Street Food Social 
- 28th & 29th July: More details here
Stroud Subscription Rooms: Fabulous Sound Machines Colour & Music 
- An interactive experience of colour, music and space for you 
to explore throughout August: More details here
Sudeley Castle: Children’s Wednesday Summer Fun - Every Wednesday 
with bouncy castle and crafts: More details here
Taurus Crafts: Family Fun, free activities and a new playground - 
Throughout the school holidays: More details here
Welland Steam & Country Rally - An entire weekend of family fun & exciting events 
- 28th, 29th & 30th July: More details here
Westonbirt Arboretum: Family Wildlife Trails & Events - 
NEW: Birt's 'I spy' adventure and dog-friendly family trails: More details here
Wholefoods Cheltenham: August Kids Cookery Clubs - Bring your 
budding chefs for another series of fun hands-on cookery sessions: More details here
The Wilson - Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum: Summer Craft Workshop for Kids 
- Fun, themed craft sessions are designed to 
challenge and engage your kids - 11th - 25th August: More details here
World Jungle: Summer off the Streets - A wide range of activities and events for children, 
young people and families to enjoy - Various dates throughout the holidays: More details here
Wye Float 2017: Wye Float is a new kind of adventure - 12th August: More details here