If you feel like you deserve a treat this summer, there are plenty of upcoming events in and around Gloucestershire to enjoy.

Here are some of the best summer treats taking place this summer.

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International Hartpury Horse Trials

When: August 7-11

Where: Hartpury College, Hartpury

The perfect summer day out, a variety of stands to enjoy some retail therapy, whilst overlooking the outdoor arena, where the dressage and showjumping phases take place.

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Gin and Rum Festival

When: August 9 &10

Where: Bath Pavilion, North Parade Road

The UK’s largest gin and rum festival tour is coming to Bath, featuring over sixty gins and a further sixty rums.

When you arrive you will receive a complementary Copa glass, festival guide and satchel to take home after the event.

Sit back and joy their award-winning DJ or live entertainment.

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Beaufort Indian Summer Ball

When: August 16

Where: Beaufort Polo Club, Westonbirt

Fan of the polo? Come and celebrate with the club enjoying good music and great food.

Dress to impress at this ravishing event, dance to the international band 29 Fingers and celebrate the club’s 30th anniversary.

Finally, sit down and enjoy a delicious, traditional Indian meal.

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The Big Feastival

When: August 23-25

Where: Alex James’ Farm, Oxfordshire,

Deemed the ultimate family festival for food and music lovers and one of the UK’s most popular family festivals, featuring an incredible spread of culinary delights, alongside a great musical lineup.

Fun for the family includes, tree climbing, arts and crafts, fun fair and meet and greets with children’s TV heroes.

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Fine Food & Drink Market

When: September 7

Where: Promenade, Cheltenham

Support the local artisans in the rural economy at this wonderful collection of producers and purveyors of local delicacies and delicious handmade treats.

Discover delicious, cheese, wines, pies and everything in between and find some lesser known delights.

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Salon Privé: Classic & Supercar

When: September 8

Where: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

This is a spectacular, fun filled day for the whole family to enjoy,

packed with 80 privately-owned supercars alongside a display 500

super & classic cars from members of the

Aston Martin Owners Club, Ferrari Owners’ Club, Lamborghini Club UK,

McLaren Owners UK and Porsche Club GB.

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