Six of the best ways to spend the latest bank holiday

six of the best ways to spend the latest bank holiday - Six of the best ways to spend the latest bank holiday

Another bank holiday is on the horizon. Here are six ways you could spend it.

Corinium Museum, Cirencester

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Dino-mad children can search high and low for dinosaurs while discovering over 40,000 years of history.

Suitable for children of all ages, reward at the end for those who find them all. Tickets: £1 per child plus admission, includes a prize.


. Runs until Sunday, June 2.

Barn Theatre, Cirencester

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Expect a modern backdrop for this adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry V starring EastEnders’ Aaron Sidwell.

The play questions the symbolism of monarchy while delving into current British nationalism and the ideas behind what it takes to be a great leader.

Tickets from £10. W:

. May 22 to June 22

The Hog, the Cross, Horsley near Stroud

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Free festival in a pretty village pub. Live music including Molly-Anne (pictured), excellent ales, ciders and a gin bar, an outside pizza oven, a giant paella and a barbecue too.

Special events include snail racing, competitions, face painting, glitter station and a huge sandpit. Free entry all weekend. See

. Friday, May 24 to Monday, May 27

Lechlade Music Festival, Riverside Country Park, Lechlade

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Now in its ninth year, Lechlade Festival returns over the bank holiday weekend welcoming more than 6,500 festival-goers jam-packed with over 100 performers.

Includes Ivor Novello award-winning, Brit Award-nominated The Feeling as headliners. Tickets: Day, weekend and camping tickets available. W: Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26

Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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Slimbridge Wetland Centre promises plenty of outdoor fun at the favourite family destination during its Spring to Life event.

Highlights include a duckling crèche, amphibian life cycles and baby harvest mice. Tickets: £13.45 (adults), £11.45 (concs), £7.90 (children), under 4s free. W:


Runs from Saturday, May 25 to Sunday, June 2.

Subscription Rooms, Stroud

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An incredible weekend where science fiction meets fantasy – incorporating costume and design inspired by the 19th Century steam age. Talks by steampunk authors, tea duels, market of curiosities and performances from stars such as Professor Elemental (pictured). Tickets: Day tickets £11 per person, access to all events from £15.


. Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26

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