Things to do

Things to do includes places to visit, regular opportunities and clubs or groups you can join. There are plenty of locally run online opportunities at the moment, so check out what’s available below. Try a new activity or get involved in a hobby you enjoy and meet people who have the same interests as you. You can browse the categories below or scroll down further to search for things to do by category and by any specific access requirements you have.

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Arts and Crafts

This is where you'll find anything to do with visual arts, textiles, crafts, sculpture, pottery, woodwork etc: clubs, groups and experiences.
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Confidence through Creativity - Free Employability courses 2022

Confidence through Creativity - FREE arts and wellbeing course with artist Amy FreemanThursdays - 10.30 to 12.30pm…
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Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Historic buildings - Museums and Galleries - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Visit The Museum of Gloucester...

Found within the city of Gloucester is an internationally important collection of treasures of over 750,000 objects... …
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Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Literature and Writing - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse is a completely new style of day service guiding adults with learning disabilities through…
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Attractions and Days Out

Here we've listed some of the great places to visit in Gloucestershire. Activity parks, caves, historic buildings and a couple of castles are just some of the things to look out for.
Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Historic buildings - Museums and Galleries - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Visit The Museum of Gloucester...

Found within the city of Gloucester is an internationally important collection of treasures of over 750,000 objects... …
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Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Play Areas - Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

*FREE* Half Term Events at The Chamwell Centre

Come and join us at The Chamwell Centre for some FREE activities Multi Activities: Tuesday 22 Feb 1.30pm - 3.30pm Wednesday…
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Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Faith and Spirituality - Historic buildings - Museums and Galleries

Download the Gloucester Cathedral App

https://www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk/visit/things-to-do/family-activities/go-digital-.phpExplore one of Britain's greatest buildings through different characters on the Gloucester Cathedral app. Discover…
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Children's Activities

Everything for children including soft play, outdoor adventure, family or child groups like messy play, baby yoga etc and places for family days out.
Gloucester / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Social Interest Groups - Theatre and Concerts

Music Works at Home

Is music your passion? Are you missing the opportunity to get involved in making music during lockdown?The…
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Gloucester / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

GLOUCESTERSHIRE INCLUSIVE CHOIR

*FREE* Inclusive Choir at The Chamwell Centre (in conjunction with Soundabout and The Music Works Glos}Saturday's 3.30pm to…
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Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Play Areas - Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

*FREE* Half Term Events at The Chamwell Centre

Come and join us at The Chamwell Centre for some FREE activities Multi Activities: Tuesday 22 Feb 1.30pm - 3.30pm Wednesday…
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Faith and Spirituality

Places of Worship, faith groups and activities related to spirituality.
Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Faith and Spirituality - Historic buildings - Museums and Galleries

Download the Gloucester Cathedral App

https://www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk/visit/things-to-do/family-activities/go-digital-.phpExplore one of Britain's greatest buildings through different characters on the Gloucester Cathedral app. Discover…
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Festivals and Seasonal

A list of the county's many festivals and events that take place at certain times of year such as the Literature and Jazz Festivals. Easter fun, Halloween goings-on and Santa's Grottos can be found here.
Gloucester / Children's Activities - Festivals and Seasonal - Performing Arts - Social Interest Groups - Theatre and Concerts

The Hub, Gloucester

Designed by young people, for young people. The Hub is a brand new facility in Kings Square and the…
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Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Festivals and Seasonal - Food and Drink - Gardens and Nature - LGBTQIA+ - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Robinswood Hill Country Park

Robinswood Hill is a 100 hectare Country Park on the south east side of Gloucester rising to 198m (651…
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Food and Drink

From wine tasting and brewery tours to the Cotswolds' famous pudding club, this category has it covered.
Gloucester / Food and Drink - Markets and Shopping - Museums and Galleries - Theatre and Concerts

Changing Places Toilet at Kings Walk Shopping Centre

This busy city centre shopping arcade has a fully equipped Changing Places Toilet with adult size changing table, hoist, and…
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Gloucester / Food and Drink - Parks and Green Spaces - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

"Tennisability" Coaching at Oxstalls Sports Park, Gloucester

https://aspiretrust.org.uk/tennis/tennis-generalIndoor courts at Oxstalls Sports Park Welcome sign and path leading to…
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Gloucester / Food and Drink - Wellbeing

The Cavern

We have a lovely coffee shop on Westgate Street, not far from the Cathedral. It's an inclusive space where everyone…
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Gardens and Nature

Enjoy some of Gloucestershire’s beautiful gardens and areas of wildlife.
Gloucester / Gardens and Nature - Historic buildings

The Railway Garden

The railway garden is a community garden Creating opportunities to people in need young/disabled/or elderly  Everyone's welcome We all…
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Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Festivals and Seasonal - Food and Drink - Gardens and Nature - LGBTQIA+ - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Robinswood Hill Country Park

Robinswood Hill is a 100 hectare Country Park on the south east side of Gloucester rising to 198m (651…
Photos
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Historic buildings

Buildings that tell us about the county’s cultural history and families who have lived here. Includes castles, manor houses, estates and barns.
Gloucester / Gardens and Nature - Historic buildings

The Railway Garden

The railway garden is a community garden Creating opportunities to people in need young/disabled/or elderly  Everyone's welcome We all…
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Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Historic buildings - Museums and Galleries - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Visit The Museum of Gloucester...

Found within the city of Gloucester is an internationally important collection of treasures of over 750,000 objects... …
Read more
Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Faith and Spirituality - Historic buildings - Museums and Galleries

Download the Gloucester Cathedral App

https://www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk/visit/things-to-do/family-activities/go-digital-.phpExplore one of Britain's greatest buildings through different characters on the Gloucester Cathedral app. Discover…
Read more
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LGBTQIA+

Groups and events for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual or any other gender or sexual orientation.
Gloucester / Food and Drink - LGBTQIA+ - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Nightclub Event

We are offering a real club night experience which will be held at Jax Nightclub in Gloucester on Tuesday 31st…
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Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Festivals and Seasonal - Food and Drink - Gardens and Nature - LGBTQIA+ - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Robinswood Hill Country Park

Robinswood Hill is a 100 hectare Country Park on the south east side of Gloucester rising to 198m (651…
Photos
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Literature and Writing

Book clubs and creative writing workshops can be found here.
Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Literature and Writing - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse is a completely new style of day service guiding adults with learning disabilities through…
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Markets and Shopping

From shopping centres and popular shops to local markets with home-produced food and crafts, you’ll find it all here.
Gloucester / Food and Drink - Markets and Shopping - Museums and Galleries - Theatre and Concerts

Changing Places Toilet at Kings Walk Shopping Centre

This busy city centre shopping arcade has a fully equipped Changing Places Toilet with adult size changing table, hoist, and…
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Museums and Galleries

Museums that tell us a lot about Gloucestershire’s history, from motoring and war museums to Beatrix Potter and craft & design museums. Also enjoy work done by local artists in our list of galleries.
Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Historic buildings - Museums and Galleries - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Visit The Museum of Gloucester...

Found within the city of Gloucester is an internationally important collection of treasures of over 750,000 objects... …
Read more
Gloucester / Food and Drink - Markets and Shopping - Museums and Galleries - Theatre and Concerts

Changing Places Toilet at Kings Walk Shopping Centre

This busy city centre shopping arcade has a fully equipped Changing Places Toilet with adult size changing table, hoist, and…
Read more
Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Faith and Spirituality - Historic buildings - Museums and Galleries

Download the Gloucester Cathedral App

https://www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk/visit/things-to-do/family-activities/go-digital-.phpExplore one of Britain's greatest buildings through different characters on the Gloucester Cathedral app. Discover…
Read more
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Parks and Green Spaces

Enjoy walks and picnics in this amazing range of parks and green spaces across the county.
Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Festivals and Seasonal - Food and Drink - Gardens and Nature - LGBTQIA+ - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Robinswood Hill Country Park

Robinswood Hill is a 100 hectare Country Park on the south east side of Gloucester rising to 198m (651…
Photos
Read more
Gloucester / Food and Drink - Parks and Green Spaces - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

"Tennisability" Coaching at Oxstalls Sports Park, Gloucester

https://aspiretrust.org.uk/tennis/tennis-generalIndoor courts at Oxstalls Sports Park Welcome sign and path leading to…
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Gloucester / Children's Activities - Parks and Green Spaces - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Inclusive Cycling Sessions at Blackbridge Athletics Track

Please note Gloucestershire Wheels for All is currently closed while we recruit a new inclusive cycling coordinator, we hope…
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Performing Arts

Are you looking to dance or want to give amateur dramatics a go? Dance, music and drama activities are listed here.
Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Performing Arts - Wellbeing

Treasure Seekers Performing Arts

Every Friday morning during term time from 10-12, Treasure Seekers run a performing arts course for adults with…
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Gloucester / Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

Dramatic Change - Drama 101

Dramatic Change is part of Inclusion Gloucestershire and is a drama club for people with learning & physical disability's, mental…
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Gloucester / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Social Interest Groups - Theatre and Concerts

Music Works at Home

Is music your passion? Are you missing the opportunity to get involved in making music during lockdown?The…
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Play Areas

Information about outdoor play areas for children.
Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Festivals and Seasonal - Food and Drink - Gardens and Nature - LGBTQIA+ - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Robinswood Hill Country Park

Robinswood Hill is a 100 hectare Country Park on the south east side of Gloucester rising to 198m (651…
Photos
Read more
Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Play Areas - Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

*FREE* Half Term Events at The Chamwell Centre

Come and join us at The Chamwell Centre for some FREE activities Multi Activities: Tuesday 22 Feb 1.30pm - 3.30pm Wednesday…
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Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Play Areas - Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

*FREE* Table Cricket Sessions 19, 22 & 23 February

Come and try TABLE CRICKET  (brought to you by Lord's Taverners, Gloucestershire Cricket Foundation & The Chamwell Centre Charity)No…
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Social Interest Groups

This is a great place to find things to do with people who have similar interests. You might even find a new hobby!
Gloucester / Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Super1s Cricket at Gloucester Hub

Come along to weekly cricket sessions and learn to play cricket, have fun and make friendsWe run weekly sessions…
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Young Adults Day Centre

For ages 18+Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday  9:30am – 3:30pm We provide a nurturing day care service for vulnerable young…
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Gloucester / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

GLOUCESTERSHIRE INCLUSIVE CHOIR

*FREE* Inclusive Choir at The Chamwell Centre (in conjunction with Soundabout and The Music Works Glos}Saturday's 3.30pm to…
Read more
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Sports and Leisure

A range of sports and leisure activities to get involved in, whether you’re looking for an inclusive club/venue or something that is more suited to your specific requirements.
Gloucester / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Festivals and Seasonal - Food and Drink - Gardens and Nature - LGBTQIA+ - Parks and Green Spaces - Play Areas - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Robinswood Hill Country Park

Robinswood Hill is a 100 hectare Country Park on the south east side of Gloucester rising to 198m (651…
Photos
Read more
Gloucester / Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Charcot Therapy Centre

We offer information and support plus many therapies including Acupuncture, Massage, Seated Fitness & Fun, Pilates, Talking Therapy, an…
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Gloucester / Children's Activities - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Family Fun Active sessions

Currently running every Saturday from 12.30 to 1.30 these sessions are totally free and food and drink…
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Theatre and Concerts

Venues around Gloucestershire where you can enjoy live performances including theatre, music and comedy.
Gloucester / Food and Drink - Markets and Shopping - Museums and Galleries - Theatre and Concerts

Changing Places Toilet at Kings Walk Shopping Centre

This busy city centre shopping arcade has a fully equipped Changing Places Toilet with adult size changing table, hoist, and…
Read more
Gloucester / Theatre and Concerts

DJ Collective

Do you want to share the music you love with others and be able to make new friends? Come…
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Gloucester / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Social Interest Groups - Theatre and Concerts

Music Works at Home

Is music your passion? Are you missing the opportunity to get involved in making music during lockdown?The…
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Wellbeing

A selection of activities, groups and sessions to support your health and wellbeing.
Gloucester / Food and Drink - Parks and Green Spaces - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

"Tennisability" Coaching at Oxstalls Sports Park, Gloucester

https://aspiretrust.org.uk/tennis/tennis-generalIndoor courts at Oxstalls Sports Park Welcome sign and path leading to…
Read more
Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Historic buildings - Museums and Galleries - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Visit The Museum of Gloucester...

Found within the city of Gloucester is an internationally important collection of treasures of over 750,000 objects... …
Read more
Gloucester / Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Charcot Therapy Centre

We offer information and support plus many therapies including Acupuncture, Massage, Seated Fitness & Fun, Pilates, Talking Therapy, an…
Read more

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