Dursley Town Council

Serving the people of Dursley

Town Hall

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

Tags: Festive Dursley

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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

Tags: Festive Dursley

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

Tags: Festive Dursley

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

Tags: Festive Dursley

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

Festive Dursley Event 2019 - Thank You

Festive Dursley Event 2019 - Thank You

Dursley Town Council would like to thank all our supporters, volunteers and sponsors who helped make Friday's annual Christmas Light Switch On the biggest and best one yet.

Without the help of our supporters, sponsors, volunteers and entertainers it would be impossible to provide this event which was enjoyed by so many. With thanks to (in alphabetical order):

Air Cadets - 649 (Dursley) SQN ATC
Archway... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 14:17 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Festive Dursley

Festive Window Competition

Festive Window Competition

The winners of the 2019 Festive were announced on Friday evening at the annual Festive Dursley Switch On event. The theme for this year's competition was "Winter Wonderland"

The winners were the Hummingbird Café; owner Suzi Abraham is pictured along with Carmen Bleaken and Megan Lovett in the winning window.

Daisy Belle Floral Design were second with Belle's Kitchen third. The Old Spot, Cutters... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 02 Dec 2019 11:12 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Festive Dursley

CHILDREN's ACTIVITIES FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

CHILDREN's ACTIVITIES FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

Three days to go until the Dursley Christmas Lights Switch on..

There will be many activities for children to do:

- Collect stickers to complete a trail map and receive a sweet treat;

- View the Winter Garden featuring snow;

- Visit Santa's Grotto;

- Enjoy a Walkabout in Ryan's Winter Garden;

- Have your photo taken in Santa's Sleigh;

- See the Lights being switched on and enjoy a short firework display;... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 11:58 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication, Festive Dursley

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

Only four days to go! ...

It all starts at 4:30pm and this is the entertainment lined up for the night:

4:30pm Join Terry Pascoe, your MC for the evening at the Market Place

4:45pm -5:45pm The Disclaimers perform at the Market Place

4:30pm - 5:00pm Wotton Silver Band perform (near Iceland)

5:15pm - 5:45pm Tom Foolery performs his magic tricks for you outside Petshop/Meccanica Bike Shop

6pm Countdown and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 12:48 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication, Festive Dursley

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

FESTIVE DURSLEY'S CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH-ON EVENT

This year's annual Festive Dursley Christmas Lights Switch-on Event will take place on FRIDAY 29th NOVEMBER 2019.

ENTERTAINMENT ON THE NIGHT

The Festivities and Entertainment will start from 4:30pm onwards and will include:

A Winter Wonderland Theme

- Stalls and Late Night Shopping

- A Switch-on countdown at the town's real Christmas tree at 6pm with fireworks

- Children's Entertainment, santa's grotto,... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 12 Nov 2019 09:27 by Anita Gambie

Tags: Communication, Festive Dursley, Road Closure

Festive Window Display 2018

Festive Window Display 2018

At Friday's successful Festive Dursley event, the Mayor Neil Grecian presented the awards to the winners of the 2018 Festive Window Display.

The entries were judged by the Mayor, Cllr Tom Arnold (Festive Dursley), Kathleen Hanbury (The Door Youth Project) and some members of the Vibe Youth Sessions.

Mayor Grecian said "it is getting more difficult to judge this event each year, with more entries and... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 03 Dec 2018 11:30 by John Kay

Tags: Communication, Council, Festive Dursley

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