Feast of fun across the county with run­ning, bikes and tra­di­tion

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SAD­DLE up for mo­tor­cy­cles of all shapes and sizes as the Chel­tenham Fes­ti­val of Bikes is held this week­end.

The Town Hall will be packed with a host of ve­hi­cles in­clud­ing mod­i­fied clas­sics, old school chop­pers and custom scoot­ers.

A num­ber of county-based bike builders will be tak­ing part in­clud­ing the 2019 Young Custom Bike Builder of the Year, Chel­tenham’s Louis Bar­nett.

He will be show­ing his mod­i­fied Royal En­field.

Tick­ets cost £8 from the­cus­tomshow.com or £10 the door with chil­dren aged un­der 14 go­ing free.

Funds dur­ing the event, which runs from 11am-5pm on Sat­ur­day, Septem­ber 21, will be raised for lo­cal blood bike char­i­ties.

LACE up your train­ers, grab your wa­ter bot­tle and fo­cus on the fin­ish­ing line for this year’s Ap­per­ley Quar­ter Marathon.

The race, which was first run in the early 1980s and has sup­ported many lo­cal char­i­ties, is a multi-track event and takes in road and cross coun­try over a 6.55-mile course.

A chil­dren’s race is also held over a dis­tance of around 1km.

Money raised by the event goes to­wards Ap­per­ley Cricket Club and SARA.

There will be a bar and bar­be­cue avail­able as well as a shower and chang­ing fa­cil­i­ties.

The full race starts this Sun­day, Septem­ber 22, at 11am.

For more in­for­ma­tion call Rowan on 01684 292092 or email rowan­[email protected] hot­mail.co.uk, or visit face­book.com/ ap­per­leyquar­ter­marathon

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THE an­nual Pain­swick Feast will be held this Sun­day, Septem­ber 22.

Tak­ing in the tra­di­tional clyp­ping service around the church, the event also in­cludes plenty of lo­cal food and drink, stalls and live mu­sic.

A nov­elty dog show and teddy bear parachut­ing will also take place.

The event runs from 11am-5pm in St Mary’s Church­yard and for more visit face­book.com/painswick­feast.org/

» Full What’s On list­ings in your GL Week­end mag­a­zine and keep up to date at glouces­ter­shire­live.co.uk

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