Top 40 Annual Events in the Cotswolds

Top 40 events in the Cotswolds (Last Updated On: June 27, 2018)

If you’re planning a trip to the Cotswolds, you might want to find out what’s going on before you decide on a date.

Which is why we’ve listed the Top 40 Annual Events in the Cotswolds to make sure you have plenty to do while you’re here.

The Cotswolds events listed below are set within the English counties of Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Oxfordshire, Wiltshire and Somerset.

Spring Events

March

The Festival – Cheltenham Racecourse

April

Chipping Norton Literary Festival

May

Badminton Horse Trials

Cheltenham Jazz Festival

Lechlade Music Festival

Winchcombe Walking Festival

Giffords Circus – Tour of Cotswolds (May-September)

Cheese Rolling at Cooper’s Hill

Tetbury Woolsack Races

 

Summer Events

June

Wychwood Music Festival – Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Science Festival

Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival

Charlbury Beer Festival

Three Counties Show

July

Cornbury Music Festival – Great Tew, Oxfordshire

Barn on the Farm- Over Farm, Gloucester

2000 Trees Festival- Upcote Farm, Withington

Nibley Festival – North Nibley, Wotton Under Edge

The Cotswold Show and Food Festival- Cirencester Park

The Royal International Air Tattoo, RAF Fairford

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival

Cheltenham Music Festival

August

Wilderness Festival – Cornbury Park

The Big Feastival – Kingham

Evesham Angling Festival

Winchcombe Country Show

Bourton-on-the-Water Football in the River

 

Autumn Events

September

Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

Moreton-in-Marsh Show

October

Cheltenham Literature Festival

Westonbirt Arboretum – Autumn Colour Spectacular

Batsford Arboretum – Autumn Colour Spectacular

November

The November Meeting – Cheltenham Racecourse

 

Winter Events

December

Sudeley Castle Spectacle of Light – Winchcombe

January

New Year’s Day Races – Cheltenham Racecourse

Painswick Rococo, Colesbourne and Newark Park Gardens – Carpets of Snowdrops

February

Cheltenham Folk Festival

 

Christmas Events

Late Night Christmas Shopping in Broadway

Cheltenham & Cirencester Christmas Market

Westonbirt Arboretum  – Enchanted Christmas

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