This page is for 2019 events that are particularly suitable for children and families.
Free entertainment supported by a grant from Nailsworth Town Council
From 10.00 am
The events on Festival Saturday start at 10am in Mortimer Gardens. The programme includes entertainment for all the family and there is a market and many other activities across the town. These include duck races from 10am to 3pm, taking place in the brook running through Mortimer Gardens and buskers in Market Street.
Entertainment in Mortimer Gardens
10.00 Lewis and Dav Acoustic, funky, jazz & pop
10.30 Punch and Judy Much-loved traditional puppet show
11.00 Nailsworth Community Choir Local singers perform a lively and varied mix
11.30 Circus Frantix Clowning at its best. Fun for all
12.00 Punch and Judy More traditional puppetry for children
12.30 The Three Elvises Plus a full band who will take you on a crazy journey from the 1950’s to the 1970’s
13.15 Nailsworth School Choir The choir sing with enthusiasm and joy showing their love of music
13.45 Circus Frantix More clowning fun
14.15 The Three Elvises More music to finish the programme. Come along and jive to early Rock & Roll classics
Buskers in Market Street
10.45 Community Harp
11.15 Lewis and Dav
11.45 Matt Gryspeerdt and friends
12.45 Alison Hustwitt
13.30 The Ukelele band
2-4pm, King George V Playing Field GL6 0HT, Free
If you enjoy sports and are aged between 8 and 16 come and join Nailsworth Youth Club in partnership with PSALMS in an afternoon of fun. Activities will include a skills zone, football coaching sessions and competitions. All participants will receive a medal and refreshments will be provided. Girls and boys welcome.
Guitar Recital by Manus Noble in St George’s
4-5pm, St George’s Church GL6 0BP, £5 pay at the door
Prizewinning classical guitarist Manus Noble will treat us to a lively programme that spans from the classics of the guitar repertoire to arrangements of Irish airs. Manus is the Musical Director of the National Youth Guitar Ensemble in Wales and has performed at festivals around the country.
From 2.00pm until 4.00 pm
At King George V Playing Field GL6 0HT
If you enjoy sports and are aged between 8 and 16 come and join Nailsworth Youth Club in partnership with
PSALMS in an afternoon of fun. Activities will include a skills zone, football coaching sessions and competitions. All
participants will receive a medal and refreshments will be provided. Girls and boys welcome.
Playcircle present: The Fisherwoman and her Husband
From 11.00 am, 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm (three separate sessions)
At Town Hall GL6 0JF
£5 per person (adults and children), under 1's free
Join Playcircle as they retell the story of the Fisherwoman and her Husband, based on the classic tale of “The Fisherman and his Wife” by Brothers Grimm. A musical theatre session packed full of live music, beautiful harmonies and sensory creative play, all sprinkled with a dose of Playcircle magic. Suitable for all ages.