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The Royal Show 2007

1st - 4th July Stoneleigh Park Warwickshire

Farming, Food and Rural Life - showcasing the very best of British Agriculture

The Royal Show is the only event that showcases the rural way of life in its entirety

Opening times Sunday to Tuesday 9am to 7pm, Wednesday 9am to 6pm

www.royalshow.org.uk

Medieval,Morris and Cider Festival

2nd June - 3rd June The Almonry Museum Evesham

Featuring Medieval Medicine and Surgery, Merrie England Re-Enactment Group, Ministrel Music and Court Dancing,

On Saturday evening the "Exile Buskers" an Irish/English Folk music band will be playing in the Market Place with a pig Roast.

Strong Cheddar Cheese, Crusty Bread and Shallots will be served in the Cider Bar on both days and there will also be free entry to the Almonry Museum on both afternoons

Bourton on the Water - Is it a theme park

Bourton on the Water
The Lonely Planet has called Bourton - "crass, commercialised and overwhelmed by coach tours" and said "that it was an exceptionally beautiful place that had turned theme park with a series of attractions....."

The Parish Council have hit back in defence of this popular village but what do you think?

Our visitors seem to like it.

Send us your comments.

Longborough Festival Opera 2007 season

23rd June - 28th July 2007 season

Longborough is situated near Moreton in the Marsh Gloucestershire.

The Cotswolds Festival of Steam

Green Arrow31st May - 3rd June Gloucestershire,Warwickshire Railway(GWR)

The GWR is all ready for their big event of the year - the Cotswold Festival of Steam- which is based at their Toddington, Winchcombe and Cheltenham Racecourse stations.

The biggest "name" will be Gresley LNER V2 class 2-6-2 No 4771 Green Arrow which is coming from the National Railway Museum in York.

Ebrington Gardening Club goes to Hampton Court

3rd July - 8th July Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2007

Hidcote Gardens - eat your heart out - Ebrington and District Gardening Club are going to the Hampton Court Flower Show in July.

Ebrington are going for gold in the RHS Window Box and Hanging Basket Competition.

Welcome to May/Welcome to Spring

Revival of an ancient May tradition

The villagers of Ebrington have revived an ancient tradition to sing a welcome to the month of May and to spring.

The church choir turned out at 6.30 am on 1st May , with seven singers at the top of the church tower and four others on the ground.

Organiser Christine Cluley said that this choral welcome would now be an annual permanent fixture and that the choir is already planning next year's programme.

County Air Ambulance

County Air AmbulanceHurrah for the County Air Ambulance - again

The distinctive red helicopter of the County Air Ambulance landed in the field behind Little Gidding this afternoon(Wednesday).

It was called to assist with a person who was taken ill at The Ebrington Arms.

This excellent ambulance

Chipping Campden Gardens open

16th and 17th of June Gardens open in Chipping Campden

More than 20 gardens will be open this year. Tickets are available from outside the town hall from 12pm each day. All proceeds will go to Action Medical Research.

Mickleton allotment co-operative

(From the Chipping Campden Bulletin. included with kind permission of Jeremy Green)

April has brought the commencement of the fourth season, which, after a very wet period in early March, has seen the allotments dry out to the extreme on the surface. Twelve plots are in use by the co-operative, leaded by a growing number of participants, each receiving fresh vegetables and flowers for their efforts - payment in kind on a sharing basis. A portion of the produce is given to various inhabitants of Mickleton, just for the pleasure of giving.

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