Tall Ship Festival in Gloucester

The long weekend of four days is approaching to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s 70-year reign. There are so many things to do, but you can take advantage of the opportunity to visit the beautiful historic city of Gloucester as well as the neighbouring Cotswolds right now.

In fact, in addition to the usual attractions, the Tall Ships Festival is held in Gloucester from June 3 to 5.

An event that inspired Hollywood producers to select Gloucester Docks as the location for the 2016 hit film, Alice Through the Looking Glass.

Climb aboard and see these impressive Tall Ships up close, as well as live battle reenactments and other activities during this three-day water event. Hundreds of thousands of people attend the free event, which includes live battle reenactments, sand sculptures, a vintage fairground, daring fly boarding stunts, and blasting musicians from every corner of Gloucester’s historic docks. There will also be market stalls on Llanthony Road, High Orchard Street, and Orchard Square selling the best local food, drink, arts, and crafts from Gloucester.

This year’s festival will include a £ 5 pass that will grant visitors access to visiting sailing ships as well as other benefits. For  £7.50, you also have gain access to the National Waterways Museum, which tells the story of Gloucester’s docks, canal, and fascinating river past.

Artists from the Gloucester Shanty Festival will perform along the streets of Gloucester that have been specially decorated for the Jubilee to coincide with the Tall Ships Festival. An impressive lineup of acclaimed artists will take the stage at various venues throughout the city. city.

Pirates of all ages are invited to join the Pirate Walk on Saturday 4th June at 16: 00 from Café Rene on Southgate Street.

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