View all the upcoming local events near the Mercure Gloucester, Bowden Hall Hotel.

Nutcracker Trail, 11th November to 24th December 2017

Nutcracker Trail, 11th November to 24th December 2017

Amazing fun for all Family and Friends. Can you find the Nutcracker characters around the Gloucester Quays?

These 6.5ft, can hardly be missed. All dressed up and painted differently, and perfect for a Christmas selfie.

Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market, 16th November – 26th November 2017

Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market, 16th November – 26th November 2017

The award-winning Victorian Christmas Market returns for another year. Attracting over 250,000 shoppers and accommodating an open air ice rink, this is not one to be missed.

The colourful and atmospheric Victorian Christmas Market is the biggest free entry Christmas Market in the South West, with more than 250 stalls and producers selling a wide range of fabulous food and drink, along with unique handmade gifts, jewellery and much more.

This unmissable event is full with festive cheer!

Magical Christmas Ice Rink, 16th November – 2nd January 2018

Magical Christmas Ice Rink, 16th November – 2nd January 2018

This year, skate through the festive calendar

The real ice rink at Orchard Square returns for 2017 in the set of the beautiful backdrop of the historic docks. The ice rink gives visitors the opportunity to skate from November, through the festive period and into the New Year.

The rink is surround by seasonal food and drink, as well as traditional attractions and entertainment.

The perfect alternative Christmas night out for groups and families alike.

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Brewery Tour, 24th November & 22nd December 2017

Brewery Tour, 24th November & 22nd December 2017 (7pm)

Take a guided brewery tour at Gloucester Brewery.

A fun and informative tour, which has been appropriately designed with you in mind, and so that it is money well spent! Make sure your pint is topped up before taking a detailed walk through the process. On completion, return to the tap room where a buffet is available, along with further beer tasting. 

Doors open at 7pm for each tour, where you are welcomed into the tap room.