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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DURSLEY PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

DURSLEY PLATINUM JUBILEE CELEBRATION

Festive Dursley invites you to come and join in the fun to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee on FRIDAY 3rd JUNE from 2pm in the War Memorial Recreation Ground.

This will be a fab, free Community Event for all.

Bring a Picnic!

There will be a full programme of entertainment (see poster for times and details).

Posted: Thu, 19 May 2022 13:45 by Anita Gambie

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We need your help to identify our Heritage Assets in Dursley

We need your help to identify our Heritage Assets in Dursley

The Dursley Neighbourhood Development Plan (2018-2031) sets out a number of projects that the Town Council would like to deliver over the plan's lifetime.

This project is to develop a Local Heritage Asset List for Dursley. We would like to work with residents, Stroud District Council, Dursley and Cam Society and local community groups to create a list of non-designated heritage assets of local significance.... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Mar 2022 12:43 by Anita Gambie

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Festive Window Competition 2021 - Winners

Festive Window Competition 2021 - Winners

The winners of the 2021 Window Competition were announced on Friday evening at the annual Festive Dursley Switch-on event. The theme for this year's competition was 'Christmas'.

The winner was Inches, with a wonderful display of knitted items, representing the 12 days of Christmas. Carrie Marrow, owner, praised the knitting skills and patience of Eleanor Chaffer who created the marvellous pieces.

Wyke... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 12:45 by Anita Gambie

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Festive Dursley 2021 - Thank You

Festive Dursley 2021 - Thank You

Dursley Town Council would like to thank our sponsors and volunteers who helped to ensure that the Dursley Christmas lights were switched on successfully on Friday evening in front of a large crowd.

We would like to thank Spring Villa Sports Bar who sponsored our Christmas Tree.

Our new festive lights and extended firework display were funded from Gloucestershire County Council's Build Back Better Grant... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 29 Nov 2021 10:54 by John Kay

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CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-on EVENT - ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

 CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-on EVENT - ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE

4PM - Music from Rednock Swing Band

4:30pm Join Terry Pascoe, your MC for the evening at the Market Place and watch Amy Addle dancers perform.

4:30pm onwards Balloon modelling from Tom Foolery under the Town Hall.

4:45pm - 5:45pm Music from Rednock Swing Band.

6pm Countdown and Lights Switch-on (at the Christmas Tree) & Firework display.

6:10pm Santa makes an apperance at the Grotto in The Kingshead... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 25 Nov 2021 12:49 by Anita Gambie

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Festive Dursley Christmas Lights Switch-on Event 2021 - Friday 26 November from 4:30pm.

Festive Dursley Christmas Lights Switch-on Event 2021 - Friday 26 November from 4:30pm.

Attractions and entertainment will include:

Stalls in the Market Place & Parsonage Street

Fairground rides

Santa's grotto

Entertainment from a variety of musicians, local choirs and a children's dance group.

A winter garden & snow

Shop front window competition

Sleigh & lanterns on St James' Green

Market in St James' Church

Christmas Lights switched on at 6pm.

A firework display .. and more

Posted: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 08:00 by Anita Gambie

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Dursley Summer Festival 10 July 2021 - Children's Trail

Dursley Summer Festival 10 July 2021 - Children's Trail

There will be a children's trail which will take you to all the attractions and activities around out town on Saturday 10 July. Pick up a copy of the questions, all themed around the Best of British and trail map from the Festive Dursley Stall in Parsonage Street or you can download a copy here.

Follow the trail map to find the answers to the questions and REMEMBER to collect the letter clues along... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 13:43 by Anita Gambie

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Dursley Summer Festival 10 July 2021 - Children's Bunting

Dursley Summer Festival 10 July 2021 - Children's Bunting

Many thanks to the local children who have coloured in the bunting templates which will help decorate the town for the Summer Festival on Saturday. A shout out for Cam Everlands Primary School whose children provided a large supply of this.

Remember to look out for your bunting in the window of one of the town centre shops. If you spot this, go into the shop and you will be rewarded with a sweet treat.... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 15:45 by Anita Gambie

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Dursley Summer Festival 2021 - Activities & Attractions

Dursley Summer Festival 2021 - Activities & Attractions

Dursley Summer Festival 2021 - 9am til 2pm on Saturday 10th July - Supporting our town

Activties and Attractions themed around Best of British

(Operating with Covid restrictions)

Display and parade of classic cars and bikes - in Azets car park (May Lane)

- Stalls in Parsonage Street

- Farmer's Market

- Craft Fair in the Chantry Centre

- Music From The Rednock Swing Band & Alan swain's quintet

- Children's... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 11:00 by Anita Gambie

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Summer Festival - Cancelled

Summer Festival - Cancelled

The Festive Dursley working group are sorry to announce that this year's Summer Festival, due to take place on Saturday 11th July has been cancelled due to the ongoing Covid 19 situation.

Festive Dursley will keep you updated on future events, including the Xmas Light Switch on event scheduled for 27th November 2020. If you are interested in volunteering for this event please contact the Town Clerk.... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 29 May 2020 14:09 by John Kay

Tags: Festive Dursley, Summer Festival