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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The Lighthouse

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

Why not pop into the Hub at 52 Westgate Street to look through our art and craft activities?  We have…
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Gloucester Inclusion Hub

Our Inclusion hubs are led by disabled people for disabled people.They are safe and welcoming places with different opportunities where you…
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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.
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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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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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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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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.
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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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Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Literature and Writing - Museums and Galleries - 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 / Children's Activities - Parks and Green Spaces - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Inclusive Cycling Sessions at Blackbridge Athletics Track

We have a wide selection of three-wheel and four-wheel bikes and trikes available to enable people to enjoy cycling…
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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 / 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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Food and Drink

From wine tasting and brewery tours to the Cotswolds' famous pudding club, this category has it covered.
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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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 / 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
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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 / 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 / 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
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Literature and Writing

Book clubs and creative writing workshops can be found here.
Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Literature and Writing - Museums and Galleries - 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 / 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…
Read more
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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 / 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
Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Literature and Writing - Museums and Galleries - 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
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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 / Children's Activities - Parks and Green Spaces - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Inclusive Cycling Sessions at Blackbridge Athletics Track

We have a wide selection of three-wheel and four-wheel bikes and trikes available to enable people to enjoy cycling…
Read more
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
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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.
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Inclusive Dance Group

Attention! Dramatic Change's FREE Dance and Physical Theatre Course is starting this September!Dramatic Change's Dance and Physical Theatre…
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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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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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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
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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

Treasure Seekers Disco

Our disco for adults with learning disabilities (16+) takes place on a Monday evening at Kingfisher Church.  Entry is only…
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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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Bricks2Learn online videos

Ally runs brilliant, hands on brick building play and discovery sessions in Gloucester and surrounding areas.  She also offers Theraplay…
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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 / Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Treasure Seekers Disco

Our disco for adults with learning disabilities (16+) takes place on a Monday evening at Kingfisher Church.  Entry is only…
Read more
Gloucester / Children's Activities - Parks and Green Spaces - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Inclusive Cycling Sessions at Blackbridge Athletics Track

We have a wide selection of three-wheel and four-wheel bikes and trikes available to enable people to enjoy cycling…
Read more
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…
Read more
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Theatre and Concerts

Venues around Gloucestershire where you can enjoy live performances including theatre, music and comedy.
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…
Read more
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…
Read more
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Wellbeing

A selection of activities, groups and sessions to support your health and wellbeing.
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…
Read more
Gloucester / Performing Arts - Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Inclusive Drama Group

Attention! Dramatic Change's FREE Dance and Physical Theatre Course is starting this September!For more information, or to…
Read more
Gloucester / Arts and Crafts - Children's Activities - Wellbeing

Take and Make

Why not pop into the Hub at 52 Westgate Street to look through our art and craft activities?  We have…
Read more

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