Turn back the clock to en­joy nos­tal­gia, mu­sic and clas­sic cars

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THE city will be step­ping back in time as Glouces­ter Goes Retro takes place on Satur­day.

The Gate Streets and Glouces­ter Docks will ex­hibit cars from dif­fer­ent cul­tural eras and will in­clude ve­hi­cles by As­ton Martin, Jensen, Bent­ley, Jaguar, Tri­umph, Mor­ris and Alvis to name just a few.

As well as all of this, mem­bers from the cast of the clas­sic BBC com­edy se­ries ‘Allo ‘Allo will be at­tend­ing the event and en­cour­ag­ing fans to have a chat or grab a pic­ture, there will be a num­ber of other char­ac­ters from tele­vi­sion and film mak­ing their way around the city.

Glouces­ter Goes Retro is spon­sored by Pro Global and Mccarthy & Stone. It is or­gan­ised by Glouces­ter City Coun­cil, Mar­ket­ing Glouces­ter and sup­ported by Glouces­ter BID.

Mean­while, Cava­liers and Round­heads will con­front each other in Glouces­ter Park on the same day with mem­bers of the English Civil War So­ci­ety.

Mock bat­tles will take place mark­ing the an­niver­sary of the Siege of Glouces­ter, a turn­ing point dur­ing the English Civil War.

The event runs from 11am in King’s Square with a bat­tle at 2.30pm.

A HOST of big names are head­ing to the county this week­end for the Wit­combe Cider Fes­ti­val.

Run­ning from Fri­day, Au­gust 23 to Mon­day, Au­gust 25, the event brings in a di­verse mix of acts along with a se­lec­tion of cider.

Fri­day will be head­lined by a DJ set from Faith­less and mu­sic from Phats & Small.

Satur­day sees Plan B take to the stage while Sun­day wel­comes Dizzee Ras­cal.

For more in­for­ma­tion on the fes­ti­val, visit wit­combe­cider­fes­ti­val.co.uk

Winch­combe Coun­try Show takes place on Bank Hol­i­day Mon­day at Winch­combe School from noon.

The show cel­e­brates the 50th an­niver­sary of the moon land­ing.

For more, and for in­for­ma­tion on Sun­day’s Run Winch­combe event, visit winch­combeshow.org.uk

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