Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

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

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The Dursley Walking Festival starts on 5th October 2022 - With 5 days of free, guided walks for all ages & fitness on offer!

The Dursley Walking Festival starts on 5th October 2022 - With 5 days of free, guided walks for all ages & fitness on offer!

The Dursley Walking Festival starts on Wednesday 5th October and runs until Sunday 9th October 2022.

There is a terrific line up of walks, to suit all ages and fitness on offer. The walks are FREE to attend, but must be booked online in advance via the Dursley Welcomes Walkers website, link below:

https://festival.dursleywelcomeswalkers.org.uk/

Join in this annual celebration of walking the beautiful... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 15:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Dursley Welcomes Walkers, Events, Festival, Visit Dursley

Visit Dursley & Watch the Tour of Britain - 9th September 2022

Visit Dursley & Watch the Tour of Britain - 9th September 2022

Dursley is getting ready to welcome the AJ Bell Tour of Britain race on Friday 9th September 2022.

The race is estimated to go through Dursley at approx. 2:14pm, travelling along Kingshill Road, Castle Street, Bull Pitch & Uley Road. Dursley is a race sprint point.

It's a great opportunity for spectators to take advantage of Dursley's high street, which is home to two specialist bike shops.

See The... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 05 Sep 2022 19:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Events, Tour of Britain, Tourism, Visit Dursley, Visitstroud

Are you ready for Cycle September?

Are you ready for Cycle September?

The Cycle September Global Bike Challenge is back.

Love to Ride UK want to make this September one to remember by getting more people riding bikes than ever before!

Getting out on a bike is a great way to explore our beautiful area. Route 41 of the National Cycle Network is not far from us in Slimbridge. You might be inspired by the Tour of Britain cyclists racing through Dursley on 9th September!

Ride... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Aug 2022 16:00 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Cycling, Events, Tourism, Visit Dursley, Visitstroud

Dursley is getting ready to welcome the Tour of Britain

Dursley is getting ready to welcome the Tour of Britain

Gloucestershire will host the 6th stage of the UK's most prestigious and longest-running international cycle race on Friday 9th September.

The race is estimated to go through Dursley at approx. 2:14pm, travelling along Kingshill Road, Castle Street, Bull Pitch & Uley Road.

We want to give the riders & spectators a warm welcome on the day.

The route will be decorated with bunting & the wonderful... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 23 Aug 2022 16:05 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Events, Tourism, Visit Dursley, Visitstroud

Remembrance Day Parade 2017 & Road Closures

Remembrance Day Parade 2017 & Road Closures

The Remembrance Day Parade will be held on Sunday 12th November 2017 in Dursley. The parade starts at 2:30pm, muster at the Bus Station, May Lane at 2:15pm. This will be followed by a Church Service and act of remembrance at the War Memorial gates at St James The Great Church, Dursley.

Traffic will be managed during the parade, expect delays.

The following road closures will be in place.

Top of Long Street,... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 15:30 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Events, Remembrance

Dursley Pancake Race

Dursley Pancake Race

Dursley's annual Pancake Race is held on Shrove Tuesday each year. The race is traditionally held in Parsonage Street at 12 noon.

This year's race will be held on the 28th February 2017.

Depending on the number of runners who have entered, "heats" are held with the fastest runners qualifying for the grand final.

There is a £2 entry fee for runners and they are encouraged to collect sponsorship money.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:15 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Council, Dursley Matters, Events

Dursley's Christmas Lights Switch-on Event - 25th November 2016

Dursley's Christmas Lights Switch-on Event - 25th November 2016

Work is well underway to organise Dursley's Christmas Lights Switch-on Event, which will take place on Friday 25th November 2016.

The theme chosen by traders this year is Victorian. Everyone is welcome to dress up and help create a festive atmosphere in the town!

Dursley's Christmas Lights Working Group is busy making arrangements for stalls and late night shopping, children's entertainment, the shopfront... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 15:10 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Dursley Matters, Events, Town Festival

Flower & Produce Show - Saturday 3rd September 2016

Flower & Produce Show - Saturday 3rd September 2016

Don't forget to attend the Transition Cam & Dursley Flower and Produce Show at the Chantry Centre and Secret Garden on Saturday 3rd September 2016.

The show will be opened by the Mayor at 12noon and offers fun for all the family. As well as the flower and vegetable competitions there will be face painting, henna tattoos, circus skills, music, stalls, children's craft activities, food and a bar.... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:45 by Leah Wellings

Tags: Communication, Dursley Matters, Events