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Events in the Cotswolds

The Cotwolds are packed with a wide variety of festivals, country and sporting events throughout the year, listed below are some of the highlights. For more information go to the official Cotswolds website.

2016

January

Painswick Rococo Giant Snowdrop  — 10 Jan – 30 March

Colesbourne Park Snowdrops  — 30 Jan – 28 February

March

Cheltenham Festival  — 15 – 18 March

April

Prescott Hill Climb  — 23 – 24 April

Cheltenham Jazz Festival  — 27 April – 2 May

May

Cheltenham Jazz Festival  — continues – 2 May

Badminton Horse Trials — 4 – 8 May

Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts — 3 – 15 May

RHS Malvern Spring Festival — 5 – 8 May

Gifford’s Circus starts — 13 May – 25 September

Tetbury Wool Sack races — 30 May

June

Gifford’s Circus  — continues – 25 September

Cheltenham Science Festival — 7 – 12 June

Longborough Opera Festival starts — 9 June  – 2 August

Stroud Festival of Nature  — 18 June – 28 June

Blenheim Palace Flower Show — 17 – 19 June

Prescott Hill Climb 25 – 26 June

July

Gifford’s Circus  — continues – 20 September

Longborough Opera Festival  — continues – 2 August

Cheltenham Music Festival 1  – 17 July

Cotswold Show — 2 – 3 July

Food Festival, Sudeley Castle — TBC

2000 Trees Festival — 7 – 9 July 

Fairford Royal International Air Show — 8 – 10 July 

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival — 9 – 10 July 

August

Gifford’s Circus  — continues – 25 September

Longborough Opera Festival  — continues – 2 August

Gatcombe Park Eventing — 5 – 7 August

Stroud Fringe Festival — 26 – 28 August

September

Gifford’s Circus  — continues – 20 September

Prescott Hill Climb — 3 – 4 September

Moreton Show — 3 September

Frampton Country Fair 11 September

Blenheim Horse Trials — 8 – 11 September

Malvern Autumn Show 24 – 25 September

Tetbury Music Festival — 29 September – 2 October

October

Tetbury Music Festival — continues – 2 October

Cheltenham Literature Festival — 7 – 16 October

Prescott Hill Climb — 1 – 2 October

November

Cheltenham Comedy Festival — TBC

Open Meeting Cheltenham Racecourse — TBC

December

Cheltenham Christmas Market — TBC