6 things to do in the Cotswolds this bank holiday (Aug 28 – 31)

The Westons’ Cider Teepee at The Big Feastival

The Westons’ Cider Teepee at The Big Feastival - Credit: Archant

The weather isn’t set to be great but there is still plenty to keep you entertained around the Cotswolds this weekend. We’ve accumulated a list of six of the top events taking place this bank holiday.

Alex James and Jamie Oliver at The Big Feastival

Alex James and Jamie Oliver at The Big Feastival - Credit: Archant

The Big Feastival, Kingham

28 – 30 August

The Big Feastival, hosted by Chef Jamie Oliver and Blur’s Alex James, is the perfect event for foodies across the Cotswolds this weekend. Not only will there be incredibly tasty cuisine from some of the country’s top chefs, but festival goers can enjoy a local cider whilst watching some of today’s hottest music acts. Day tickets start at £47.25.

The Dragon Whisperer, Andy Manns

The Dragon Whisperer, Andy Manns - Credit: Archant

Stroud Fringe Festival

29 -30 August

From poetry to fine art and folk music – the Stroud Fringe Festival has something to keep the whole family entertained – even the world’s only dragon whisperer!

The 2015 White Horse Show at Uffington

The 2015 White Horse Show at Uffington - Credit: Archant

The White Horse Show, Uffington

30 – 31 August

There are a whole range of events taking place at the White Horse Show this weekend: mountain bike displays, ferret racing, clay pigeon shooting, dog shows, live music and a vintage themed tea room to recline and relax with some light refreshments.

Sunshine Music Festival, Upton

28 – 30 August

This event is one of the Cotswold’s most family friendly festivals taking place this summer. There are a range of talented musicians playing, a new food village and the Seaside Rock Club – especially for children. Adult tickets start at £35.

Phoenix Festival, Cirencester

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29 – 30 August

One of the Cotswold’s leading live-music events, the Phoenix Festival, will be rocking Cirencester this weekend. There will be plenty of up and coming musicians, open mic stands and tasty food on offer – and best of all it is completely free to attend.

Witcombe Cider Festival

29 – 30 August

As well as 52 thirst quenching ciders to choose from, there will also be a selection of live music, a fun fair and even hot tubs to unwind in. The tickets are moderately priced too at only £25 per day or £40 for the whole weekend.