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.
Gloucestershire / Arts and Crafts - Children's Activities

Family Art Week

Family Art Week – 7 Day Resource, download this free pack of 7 daily Family Fun art activities
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Costume Design Sketchbook course with Art Shape

Costume Design SketchbookOnline course with Kate TownleyRunning from 21 July until 25 AugustGoogle Classrooms onlineExplore the intricate…
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Gloucestershire / Arts and Crafts

Leather Craft course with Art Shape

Leather Craft with tutor Bela Kielt5 July, 12, 19 - 10am - 2pmArt Shape StudioDuring these 3…
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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.
Gloucestershire / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Parks and Green Spaces - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Free tandem bike hire

Free tandem hire to anyone with a disability or additional need, so that they can ride wherever, whenever and with…
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Gloucestershire / Attractions and Days Out

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is a 15-mile heritage railway running through the heart of the Cotswolds from Cheltenham Racecourse to…
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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.
Gloucestershire / Arts and Crafts - Children's Activities

Family Art Week

Family Art Week – 7 Day Resource, download this free pack of 7 daily Family Fun art activities
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Gloucestershire / Children's Activities - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Circus Skills - 'How To' Films

Circus skills – watch these films to help you learn how to juggle, use a diablo and balance objects!
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Gloucestershire / Children's Activities - Performing Arts

Exciting drama classes for 3-6 year olds

Take your children on an imaginative adventure, with our innovative drama class for younger children, which takes place for…
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Faith and Spirituality

Places of Worship, faith groups and activities related to spirituality.
Gloucestershire / Faith and Spirituality - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Wellbeing

Self-care toolkit- FREE RESOURCE

This is a FREE resource created by MHELO.  MHELO is an independent network of people in Gloucestershire who…
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Gloucestershire / Faith and Spirituality - Wellbeing

Introduction to Christian Meditation

Introduction to Christian Meditation - many may find meditation a good way to pray and encourage stillness. We have put…
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Gloucestershire / Arts and Crafts - Faith and Spirituality - Wellbeing

Mindful Photography Resource

Mindful Photography resource – download this free resource to slow down, enjoy the moment and take beautiful photos.
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Gardens and Nature

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

The Great Outdoors

Every Thursday from 1.00pm to 2.00pmIf you enjoy gardens, the countryside and wildlife and have an interest in helping to…
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Gloucestershire / Faith and Spirituality - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Wellbeing

Self-care toolkit- FREE RESOURCE

This is a FREE resource created by MHELO.  MHELO is an independent network of people in Gloucestershire who…
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Literature and Writing

Book clubs and creative writing workshops can be found here.
Gloucestershire / Arts and Crafts - Children's Activities - Literature and Writing - Sports and Leisure

An opportunity to write to encourage and motivate

An opportunity to write about your new beginnings to encourage and motivate New beginnings can be so beautiful.…
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Parks and Green Spaces

Enjoy walks and picnics in this amazing range of parks and green spaces across the county.
Gloucestershire / Faith and Spirituality - Gardens and Nature - Parks and Green Spaces - Wellbeing

Self-care toolkit- FREE RESOURCE

This is a FREE resource created by MHELO.  MHELO is an independent network of people in Gloucestershire who…
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Gloucestershire / Attractions and Days Out - Children's Activities - Parks and Green Spaces - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Free tandem bike hire

Free tandem hire to anyone with a disability or additional need, so that they can ride wherever, whenever and with…
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Drama masks and musical notes

Performing Arts

Are you looking to dance or want to give amateur dramatics a go? Dance, music and drama activities are listed here.
Gloucestershire / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

Drama classes for 7-11 year olds

Acting Up! provides exciting drama classes for children to discover all aspects of acting in a fun and innovative…
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Gloucestershire / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

Innovative drama classes for teenagers (12 plus)

Acting Up! provides exciting drama classes for teenagers to discover all aspects of acting in a fun and innovative…
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Gloucestershire / Performing Arts - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Seated Samba: Chair Based Brazilian Dance Classes

Every Tuesday from 12.00pm to 1.00pmExplore dances from all over Brazil in an easy to follow, low impact seated…
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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!
Gloucestershire / Social Interest Groups - Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Seasonal Yoga Flow

Every Wednesday from 6.30pm to 7.45pmVirtual Yoga taught via zoom for you to complete at home. A gentle class…
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Virtual Quiz

Every Wednesday from 11.00am to 12.00amJoin other Carers and us for a fun filled Quiz. Meet online with other…
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Gloucestershire / Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Parent Carer Coffee Morning

Every Tuesday from 11.00am to 12.00amJoin us for a cuppa on zoom with other parent carers. To book your…
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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.
Gloucestershire / Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Private Accessible Yoga sessions on a 1-to-1 or small group basis

I love working with people to create bespoke yoga sessions. Below is a case study and testimonial from a…
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Gloucestershire / Sports and Leisure

Para-Athletics coaching at Gloucester Athletic club

Following on from the huge success of the Paralympics, why not get engaged in our sport? We can provide facilities…
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Gloucestershire / Sports and Leisure - Wellbeing

Yoga Nidra (guided meditation)

Every Thursday from 2.00pm to 3.00pmYoga Nidra is a special type of guided meditation that puts you into a particular…
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Theatre and Concerts

Venues around Gloucestershire where you can enjoy live performances including theatre, music and comedy.
Gloucestershire / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

Innovative drama classes for teenagers (12 plus)

Acting Up! provides exciting drama classes for teenagers to discover all aspects of acting in a fun and innovative…
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Gloucestershire / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

Drama classes for 7-11 year olds

Acting Up! provides exciting drama classes for children to discover all aspects of acting in a fun and innovative…
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Gloucestershire / Children's Activities - Performing Arts - Theatre and Concerts

Drama classes for 7-11 year olds

Acting Up! provides exciting drama classes for children to discover all aspects of acting in a fun and innovative way. I…
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Wellbeing

A selection of activities, groups and sessions to support your health and wellbeing.
Gloucestershire / Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Carers' Catch Up

Every Monday from 7.00pm to 8.00pmJoin us for a virtual cuppa with other carers who understand the ups and…
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Gloucestershire / Social Interest Groups - Wellbeing

Allsorts Parent and Carer Group

For the parents and carers of children and young adults with additional needs or disabilities10am every Friday during term…
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Family friendly Pilates

9.15-10am, every Tuesday, Pilates to develop your technique, strength, flexibility and harmony.https://www.worldjungle.org.uk/online-classes?cid=7996eb9f-de83-4b39-91f2-ef43f07f8973PASSCODE 2345678All participants will join…
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