Cotswolds Festival Calendar 2017 | Natural Retreats

Cotswolds Festival Calendar 2017

Deep in the heart of the peaceful Cotswolds countryside amongst the sleepy villages and flower-filled hedgerows, can be found an Events Calendar with such a diverse and exciting line-up, you'd swear you were closer to one of the UK's bustling cities! From fantastic foodie festivals with celebrity guests and a-list musical entertainment, to summer fêtes overflowing with quintessential English charm, there is something for all on your self-catering break to The Cotswolds in 2017...

27-30 April 2017
Chipping Norton - 10 minutes from Great Tew
For culture vultures looking to immerse themselves in the incredible talent Oxfordshire has to offer, make a date with the Chipping Norton Literary Festival during your stay with Natural Retreats at Great Tew. With workshops, book swaps, reading corners and plenty of activities for young explorers too, get set for four days of literary fun amongst authors, publishers, booksellers and more!

June 2017
Chipping Norton - 10 minutes from Great Tew
Every year, when the summer sunshine graces the month of June, 'Chippy's' residents descend to the streets for a fun-filled day filled with delicious local eats, fantastic live entertainment and a packed program of activities for all to enjoy. For young explorers there are plenty of rides and games to keep them occupied, alongside live music, a delicious hog roast, mouth-watering street food, raffle prizes and more!

7 - 9 July 2017
On the doorstep of Great Tew!
Just a hop and a skip from our cottages at Great Tew, guests should set a date in their diary for the Cornbury Music Festival at Great Tew Park.This fantastic event is perfect for whiling away the weekend listening to terrific live music before retiring to your luxury bolthole in the Cotswolds countryside. This year, the epic line-up consists of the Kaiser Chiefs, Sophie Ellis-Bextor, Bryan Adams, Tom Chaplin, Scouting for Girls, The Pretenders, Jools Holland and Midge Ure to name but a few!

3 - 6 August 2017
Cornbury Park - 15 minutes from Great Tew
Expertly created by the team behind Lovebox and Secret Garden Party, the award-winning Wilderness is an intimate, outdoor wonderland combining music, theatre, performing arts, outdoor pursuits and a range of culinary delights to create the ultimate boutique escape. Day passes are limited so check their website for further details!

25 - 27 August 2017
Alex James' Farm - 20 minutes from Great Tew
The brainchild of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and blur bassist Alex James, The Big Feastival is an incredible three day celebration in the heart of The Cotswolds, combining creations from some of the country's top chefs with an excellent selection of live music acts. Think village fete with a music festival vibe, the event offers a weekend out for the entire family with food included in the ticket price and all kids can go free! Visitors can experience boutique fitness classes, mouth-watering street food, workshops from the Royal Shakespeare company, a HUGE main outdoor stage, Big Top, Fete Games, Dressing-Up Tent, Gardening Area, Dance Competitions, Petting Farm, Tractor Rides, Little Dudes’ Den, Pirate School, Village Green and much more! PLUS sets from the Kaiser Chiefs, Mark Ronson (DJ set), DJ Fresh and Tinie Tempah and a whole host of other incredible artists! Ditch camping for our luxury cottages and enjoy everything this unforgettable weekend has to offer with their exclusive day tickets.

To book your stay in our Luxury Cotswolds Hideaways, call our Xplore Team on 01625 416430 or explore our handpicked collection online.