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Messing Around on Boats #2: Gloucester Tall Ships Festival

Following our excursion to Bristol to see the SS Great Britain, which I blogged about a couple of days ago, our bank holiday weekend of messing around on boats continued on Saturday when we went along to the Gloucester Tall … Continue reading

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New Bars, Sea Shanties and Beer Festivals: An Exciting Time for Gloucester Drinkers

It is an exciting time at the moment for beer drinkers in Gloucester. I recently blogged heaping fulsome praise on the excellent Gloucester CAMRA Beer Festival, and at the same time an alternative beer festival was taking place at The … Continue reading

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Queen Boadicea II

I may already have mentioned last weekend’s Gloucester Tall Ships Festival once or twice, but sadly I was unable to be there because, in a classic case of bad timing, I was off enjoying myself in London instead, seeing Eric … Continue reading

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Tall Ships Arrive

As I mentioned in my last blog, this weekend (24-27 May) is the Gloucester Tall Ships Festival. The main excitement is over Saturday and Sunday when you can actually get onto the ships (although you have to buy a wristband … Continue reading

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Tall Ships, Real Ale and Historic Pubs

Unless you have been living under a rock, you will probably be aware that this coming weekend (24-27 May) is the Tall Ships Festival at the Docks. This is a major event for the city: it takes place every two … Continue reading

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Tall Ships & Big Wheels

Every other year the Gloucester Tall Ships Festival takes place at Gloucester Docks. This is always a brilliant occasion, with tall ships sailing in from around the country and related events taking place throughout the city. It brings back memories … Continue reading

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Gloucester Mardi Gras

If you didn’t go to the Gloucester Tall Ships festival last year you missed out on a treat. It was an excellent event which everyone seemed to enjoy enormously, and if that wasn’t enough a new report suggests it brought … Continue reading

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