Fancy a nice cold pint? Well there is plenty going on in and around Gloucestershire to quench that thirst.

Here are some dates for the diary.

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Hillside Brewery Beer Festival

When: August 9 - 11

Where: Hollybush Farm, Near Longhope

Hillside Brewery makes huge effort to be environmentally friendly.

Branded glasses are included in the ticket price to reduce single-use plastic usage and low prices of beer on Sunday to reduce waste.

Camping is available for the weekend, well behaved dogs allowed and the festival is accessible.

Entry from £6, but free on Sunday.

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Frocester Beer Festival

When: August 23 - 24

Where: Frocester Cricket Club, Frocester Hill, Stonehouse.

The festival offers free camping for Friday night, with the bar opening at 2pm to really maximise the weekend.

There will be locally produced food, live music from Gloucester bands on both days and all profit goes to local charities.

Tickets from £14.

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Whitcombe Cider Festival

When: August 23 - 25

Where: Brockworth Road, Whitcombe

So it’s not beer, but it wouldn’t be the West Country without a Cider Festival.

Whitcombe has grown very quickly since starting in 2012, attracting some big names for the music lineup.

Camping is available, tickets start at £40.

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Moreton Beer Festival

When: September 13 - 14

Where: Moreton Cricket Club, Batsford Road

An annual beer festival affiliated with CAMRA.

Previously this festival has carried over 45 real ales so it’s not to be missed if you’re a beer enthusiast!

There’ll be food, live music and more.

Free to members of the club or £5 for non-members.

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Cheltenham and Gloucester Beer Week

When: September 13 - 22

Where: Various venues across Cheltenham

The Cheltenham and Gloucester Beer Week returns with another 10 days of exceptional beers from exciting local breweries and venues.

The event also includes several ‘Ale Trails’ to follow across the town to collect stamps and be entered into a prize draw- all you have to do is have a beer in each venue on the trail.

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When: October 4 - 5

Where: Ingleside House and Gardens, Beeches Road, Cirencester

Traditional Bavarian food, fun and most importantly, beer in the heart of the Cotswolds.

With live music from the London Street Band, a New Orleans style Mardi Gras band, from 7pm onwards.

Tickets: £15

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