Tewkesbury Big Weekend Programme

Tewkesbury Big Weekend Programme
 
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Tewkesbury's BIG Weekend
PROGRAMME
 
Tewkesbury's Big Weekend Returns bigger and better with something for every one, see Programme further down. The event is essentialy a community event and charity fund raiser organised and run by Town's people.
 
Car Parking please follow car park signs (some may be hard to spot) or click below for the Town Pictorial Map which shows most Parking Locations:
 
  Pictorial Map  
 
Lost and Found please go to the Tewkesbury Big Weekend Stall on 'The Hangings'
 
Find Locations by clicking any of the following buttons:
 
  The Hangings       Riverside       Back of Avon  
 
  Town Hall     Watson Hall       High Street  
 
  Leisure Centre       Healings Mill Bridge  
 
 
Friday 12 May 2017
 
 
16.00 Tewkesbury School - Multi Sports Extravaganza! something for all, 2 per child Adults FREE, parking on site (close 19:00) Location: Ashchurch Road, GL20 8DF  
 
  Location Map  
 
19.00 Avon Lock - River Severn Cruise on Conway Castle (2hrs 30 mins 10 pp) with Bar and live music (Bingo available 1 per game). Boarding 19.00 leave 19.15 return 21.45. Booking phone: 01684 593112 or tickets from M&Co or Sweets and Treats (High Street). Boarding point  
 
  Location Map  
 
20.00 Bell Hotel - Live Music FREE  
 
  Location Map  
 
 
Saturday 13 May 2017
 
 
09.00 Abbey Lawn Car Park - Tewkesbury Farmer's and Craft Market (close 13.30)
 
  Farmer's Market  
 
09.00 Spring Gardens Car Park - Tewkesbury Outdoor Market (close 15.00)
 
  Tewkesbury Outdoor Market  
 
10.45 The Hangings - Official Opening with dignitaries arriving by boat
 
11.00 Town Hall - Fayre with lots of local craft and produce and Kids Activity Zone (11.00 to 15.00)
 
11.00 Watson Hall - Tewkesbury Big Community Event and Fayre (close 15:00)
 
11.00 High Street Street Music (and in participating pubs)
 
11.00 The Hangings - All the Fun of the Fair including Zorb pool, Slides, Bungee run and children's ride (close 17.00)
 
11.00 The Hangings - Visit a Narrow Boat (close 16.00)
 
11.00 Back of Avon - Ferry to Twyning Village (and Croft Farm) 4 miles up stream (5 one way, Child 2.50) departures also at 12.30, 14.00 and 15.45
 
11.00 Back of Avon - Short Boat Trips all day (35 minutes ) (5 Adults, Child and OAP 4)
 
11.00 The Hangings - Drive a Tug Boat FREE (suggested donation 10) close 16.00
 
11.30 The Hangings - Guided Riverside and Town Walk meet at TBW stall FREE (but donations welcome)
 
11.45 Riverside - Sail Past to Abbey Mill by MVS
 
12.00 Hangings - Argo Cat Amphibious Vehicle demonstration with landing craft
 
12.30 Healings Mill Bridge - Duck race
 
13.00 Riverside - Rescue demonstration by MVS
 
13.30 Hangings - Argo Cat Amphibious Vehicle demonstration with landing craft
 
14.00 The Hangings - Guided Riverside and Town Walk meet at TBW stall FREE (but donations welcome)
 
14.30 Hangings - Swimming Support Dog demonstration
 
15.30 Healings Mill Bridge - Duck race
 
15.30 High Street - Carnival Parade (circus theme)
 
16.00 Riverside - Sail Past to Abbey Mill by MVS
 
17.30 Baptist Church, Station Road - Circus Skills Workshop (close 19:00)
 
19:00 Watson Hall - Nothern Soul Night 5 pp (on the door)
 
20.30 Berkeley Arms Live Music FREE (till late)
 
  Berkeley Arms   
 
 
Sunday 14 May 2017
 
 
10.00 Leisure Centre - Tewkesbury Half Marathon starting and finishing at Tewkesbury Leisure Centre
 
10.45 Riverside - All the Fun of the Fair including Zorb pool, Slides, Bungee run, children's ride and more
 
10.30 Riverside - Sail Past to Abbey Mill by MVS
 
10.45 Riverside - Drive a Tug Boat FREE (suggested donation 10) (close 14.00)
 
11.00 Town Hall Garden - Fayre with lots of local craft and produce FREE entry
 
11.00 Town Hall - Psychic Day and Fayre FREE Entry
 
11.00 Riverside - Bell Boat Racing
 
11.00 Back of Avon - Ferry to Twyning Village (and Croft Farm) 4 miles up stream (5 one way, Child 2.50) departures also at 12.30, 14.00 and 15.45
 
11.00 Back of Avon - Short Boat Trips all day (35 minutes ) (5 Adults, Child and OAP 4)
 
11.30 The Hangings - Guided Riverside and Town Walk meet at TBW stall FREE (but donations welcome)
 
12.00 Riverside - Rescue demonstration by MVS
 
12.30 Riverside - Champion of Champions Bell Boat Race
 
12.45 Healings Mill Bridge - Duck race
 
13.00 Hangings - Argo Cat Amphibious Vehicle demonstration with landing craft
 
14.00 The Hangings - Guided Riverside and Town Walk meet at TBW stall FREE (but donations welcome)
 
14.00 The Hangings - TBW Raffle Draw (for a Narrow Boat Holiday)
 
14.30 Riverside - Grand Boat Parade (theme in the Navy)
 
16.00 Riverside - Final Sail Past by MVS to Abbey Mill
 
16.30 Close
 
 
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