A celebration of Cotswold life, crafts and heritage

Stow on the Wold

Stow Cotswold Festival 2017

Saturday 15th July 2017

Keep the day free!

Members of The Sealed Knot at the 2011 Stow Cotswold Festival
Enjoying the sunshine at the 2015 Stow Cotswold Festival

The Stow Cotswold Festival runs every other year on the third Saturday in July in the lovely market town of Stow-on-the-Wold. Its aim is to promote Stow and celebrate traditional Cotswold life, crafts and heritage. In 2017 it will be held in the Square on Saturday, 15th July and is open between 11am and 11pm with a variety of events and activities available throughout the day.

Running alongside the market stalls will be a variety of entertainment in a small arena near the old stocks. A selection of Cotswold crafts and animals will be on display including Cotswold Lion Sheep, alpacas, some birds of prey from the Cotswold Falconry Centre and even an observation beehive. During the day the Cotswold Conservation Board will be demonstrating their rural skills courses and will be holding the finals of their dry stone walling competition.

All profits from the Festival will be divided between three local charities and this year they are Kate’s Home Nursing, the Great Western Air Ambulance and the Stow Primary School.