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Top five things to do this weekend in Gloucestershire

This weekend, whether you enjoy enriching culture or being active, there is plenty to do in the county of Gloucestershire.

Get set for the inaugural Gloucester 10k

Where: Start Trier Way, Gloucester, finish Gloucester Park

When: Sunday, May 19

The event on Sunday, May 19, is being organised by former international athlete turned UK Athletics Ultra distance coach Norman Wilson and his wife Anne.


Entries are being encouraged from those looking to embrace healthier and more active lifestyles, and anyone raising money for charity is most welcome.

To find out more about how you can take part, visit Cityofgloucester10k.org.uk 

The ARB Show returns to Westonbirt Arboretum 

Where: Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury

When: Friday, May 17, and Saturday May 18

The Arboricultural Association Show 2019 will take place in the idyllic setting of Westonbirt Arboretum tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday.

Always a highlight on the annual calendar, the ARB show sees arborists and other tree care professionals come together to celebrate the science of trees, to discover the latest tools and kit, and much more.

Festival feel at Taurus Crafts' May Market 

Where: Taurus Crafts, Lydney, GL15 6BU

Date: Sunday, May 19, 11am-5pm

Taurus Crafts' May Market is a chance for foodie families to have a great day out with a festival-feel in the Forest of Dean.

This Sunday's market, with free entry, will include food, drink, activities, music and demonstrations.

Three-piece Banshee ceilidh band will be providing musical entertainment.

The market showcases the best of local food and drink from the region and adds a little more to create a great atmosphere for all visitors.

For more information, visit www.tauruscrafts.co.uk or call 01594 844841.

Garden opening coincides with sculpture exhibition 

Where: Charingworth Court, Winchcombe, GL54 5JN

When: May 18, 19, 22

A Winchcombe couple are opening their artistic and lovingly created one and half acre garden for several days as part of the National Gardens Scheme.

Richard and Susan Wakeford's open garden at Charingworth Court, Winchcombe, GL54 5JN will coincide with an annual sculpture exhibition which is hosted by the couple.

Cheers to the 7th Gloucester Beer & Cider Festival 

Where: Blackfriars Priory, off Southgate Street, Gloucester

When: Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, 11.30am-11pm

The 7th Gloucester CAMRA Beer & Cider Festival is taking place on May 17 to 18 and will once again be hosted in the historic Blackfriars Priory, off Southgate Street, in Gloucester.

Around 90 ales and 30 ciders will be on offer, plus a selection of wine and prosecco.

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