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5 things to do in the Cotswolds this weekend

PUBLISHED: 16:34 22 March 2017

St Mary's Church, Painswick (c) JJFarq / Shutterstock

St Mary's Church, Painswick (c) JJFarq / Shutterstock

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The weekend is fast approaching and for those still deciding how to spend their Friday through to Sunday, we pick 5 of the best ways to spend your weekend in the Cotswolds

1. Anton Christian Exhibition

Gloucestershire-based artist Anton Christian’s astonishing facades depict a hyper-realistic gritty view of architecture, particularly of Mediterranean and Metropolitan styles. Catch the exhibition at Stroud’s Lansdown Gallery before it ends on Friday March 24.

2. The Great British Dog Walk, Croome Court, Worcester

With two different routes to choose from, a free special limited-edition doggie bandana and the opportunity to be entered into a prize draw, its little wonder its firmly The Great British Dog Walk at Croome Court, Worcester is one of the UK’s favourite series of dog walks. The event will take place on Saturday March 25 and is in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

3. Painswick Music Society Concert

Featuring Tasmin Little on violin and John Leneham on piano at St Mary’s Church, Painswick on Saturday March 25. Tickets cost £20, or as part of PMS membership.

4. Cotswold Hare Trail

Get hare-ing! From Saturday March 25, the Cotswolds will be teeming with 80 five foot-hare sculptures for visitors to spot throughout the region. See if you can find them all before October! Find out more about Tracy Spiers’ Scarlet Red Hare for Stroud’s Museum in the Park here.

5. Mother’s day at Batsford Arboretum

Treat your Mum on Sunday March 26 to a day out at Batsford Aboretum – Mum’s get in free with a paying child! Enjoy the gorgeous springtime colour throughout the beautiful Arboretum – from the yellows of daffodils to whites and pink blossom adorning the trees!

For more information about any of the events listed above; how to get there, how to book tickets and prices, please follow the links in the event name.

We update 5 things to do in Cotswolds at the weekend every Monday. If you are in need of inspiration, bookmark this page for events from Friday through to Sunday.

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