Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

Clerk: Mr John Kay
Jacob's House, Castle Street
Dursley, Gloucestershire
GL11 4BS

One month to go until Festive Dursley 2017

One month to go until Festive Dursley 2017

We have exactly one month to go until this year's annual Festive Dursley event which will take place on Friday 24th November 2017.

We are busy making arrangements for the following:

A Victorian theme
Stalls and late night shopping (from 4:30pm onwards)
A switch on count down at the town's real Christmas Tree at 5:30pm (fireworks backdrop set off from War Memorial Recreation Ground)
Children's entertainment, grotto, rides and snow.
A visit from Father Christmas
Children's choir & bands in the Market Place
Children's lantern parade (battery operated tea lights kindly donated by the Lions Club of Dursley)

Festive window display competition ('Illumination' theme)

On the day we have the following closures from Stroud District Council:

Parsonage Street will be closed to vehicles from 2pm-10pm.
The 1hr Castle Street Car Park will also be closed from 1pm – 10pm for children's

Our bauble charity this year is Teens in Crisis! Thank-you to everyone who helped us decide.


Old books, dvds, computer games - Drop off points at Vaperella and the Hummingbird.

Bands - We are looking for local bands and performers for Festive Dursley. If interested, please private message the Festive Dursley Facebook page.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Festive-Dursley-524703651202346/

Posted: Tue, 24 Oct 2017 09:41 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Festive Dursley