Tags: Festive Dursley
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.
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Posted: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 12:45 by Anita Gambie
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
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
Attractions and entertainment will include:
Stalls in the Market Place & Parsonage Street
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
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
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
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
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
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
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Posted: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 14:17 by John Kay
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