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What's on in Gloucestershire this weekend - Top 5

Are you in Gloucestershire this weekend and looking for something fun to do?

We have selected five events happening this weekend which might appeal to you.

Centenary performance of Holst's Planets Suite in Cathedral 

Where: Gloucester Cathedral

When: Saturday, September 22, 7pm

Gloucester Cathedral is delighted to be hosting a very special centenary performance of Holst's much-loved Planets Suite, in the composer's own county Cathedral.

The Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra will be conducted by Gloucester Cathedral's director of music Adrian Partington in what will be a roof-raising concert of light and sound.

Full steam ahead for traditional show 

Where: Eastington Road, Eastington, Glos GL54 3PJ

When: Saturday and Sunday, September 8-9

Northleach Steamshow is a traditional country steam show that originally started as a steam rally in the 1950s.

The event ran as the Northleach Steam and Stationary Engine Show from the 1970s to 2000. After a break of 13 years, the show was successfully revived in 2013.

50 free sports and activities you can take part in this weekend 

Where: Stratford Park Leisure Centre, Stroud & The Pulse, Dursley

When: Saturday, September 8 (Stratford Park 10am-2pm, The Pulse 8am-5pm)

Stroud District Council is joining forces with coaches and clubs to lay on 50 sports activities free-of-charge at both its sports centres - and there is something for everyone.

The Active For Life Health and Wellbeing Day at Stratford Park Leisure Centre in Stroud and at The Pulse in Dursley will showcase sports through a huge range of taster sessions on Saturday, September 8.

Stunning motorcycle show returns to Cheltenham 

Where: Cheltenham Town Hall and Imperial Gardens

When: Saturday, September 8, 12 noon-5pm & Sunday, September 9, 10am-4pm

The Oily Rag Co Festival of Bikes returns to Cheltenham Town Hall this weekend.

For one weekend, the whole of the Cheltenham Town Hall by the Imperial Gardens will be crammed full of beautiful, stunning and mouth-watering motorbikes, ranging from café racers, choppers, bobbers, customs, classics, scooters and unique modified sportsbikes.

Get down to the Onion Fayre this Saturday 

Where: Newent town centre

When: Saturday, September 8, 10am-5pm

Gloucestershire's largest free to enter one-day festival - the last party of the summer - takes place on Saturday (September 8).

This year's event will be opened by two 'mystery' celebrities, both of whom reached number 1 in the UK singles chart.


Best of Britain's countryside on show at Frampton 

Organisers of the 33rd Frampton Country Fair are promising another bumper show.

This year's event takes place on Sunday (September 9) when the normally quiet village of Frampton on Severn is expected to play host to over 14,000 visitors.

The Gloucester History Festival continues over this weekend and the following week until 16th September.

Gloucester History Festival 2018 begins 

Bigger and better - Gloucester History Festival 2018 - VIDEO 

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