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Gloucester Fireworks Spectacular

Gloucester Fireworks Spectacular

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Art & Cultural Events

Gloucester Cathedral may seem an unlikely venue for modern art exhibitions, but the critically acclaimed ‘The Crucible’ sculpture exhibition is returning in September and October.There are frequent exhibitions at the City Museum & Art Gallery, whilst Nature In Art is the first gallery in the UK where the exhibits are inspired exclusively by the natural world.

Gloucester Guildhall is the county’s most exciting arts and entertainment venue, hosting concerts, comedy, theatre and dance. There is a cinema showing a mix of the latest blockbusters, and the best in arthouse and world cinema. The Picturedrome and the Kings Theatre showcase the work of local and regional theatre groups.

Live Music

Gloucester is lucky to have an eclectic range of music venues, from small intimate gigs at the Guildhall (shortlisted as one of the best small venues in the South West by the NME), to stadium concerts at Gloucester Rugby (with Sir Elton John on 7 June).

Historic venues such as Blackfriars and Llanthony Priory are often used for one-off events, whilst Cafe Rene, The Fountain inn and Peppers and the  are at the heart of the local live scene.

Annual events include January’s Gloucester Cajun & Zydeco Festival - the largest event of its kind in the UK, whilst the Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival (now in its eleventh year) attracts local, national and international musicians and packs in nine days of free Blues gigs at multiple venues across the city every July. Gloucester Guildhall also organises the Underground Festival every September showcasing unsigned acts from the county and beyond.

Food & Lifestyle Events

Gloucester is surrounded by a cornucopia of quality food and drink producers, whose wares you’ll often find at the Gloucester Farmers Market (every Friday at the Cross) and monthly at the Orchard Street Food & Craft Market (first weekend of the month except August) at Gloucester Quays.

Gloucester Quays also host the annual Food & Drink Festival in July. This year’s festival features live cookery demonstrations from celebrity chefs James Martin and Gino D’Acampo plus more than 60 food stalls. It comes on the back of their highly successful Homes and Garden Party event During the Easter Bank Holiday.

Search the Gloucester What’s On pages for the latest events information on what’s happening in the city or contact the Gloucester Tourist Information Centre.

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Ninjastic - Ninja Warrior

Gloucester Quays is hosting Ninjastic - Ninja Warrior Gloucester on Saturday 21st May from 9.00am.

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