Dr Edward Jenner, the father of vaccination is a son of Berkeley. In 2023 the world will celebrate his Bi-Centinary. Berkeley is celebrating by commissioning an opera with various events leading up to its launch next year. Jenner was a keen balloonist and so on the 18th of August 2022 on the lower lawn of Berkeley Castle between 8am and 10am a balloon will take off, there will be refreshments and you can listen to some of the music and find out about the great man. This is a free to enter event see link for details https://www.jennerproject.com/future-events.html
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre one of the biggest attractions in the lovely Berkeley Vale. Gloucestershire. It's a truly amazing place where the exotic and mysterious flies in to see you. It's a place for the whole family to have day after day of fun.
The annual Tug o War at Oldbury On Severn where two teams line up on either side of Oldbury Pill at low tide and the winning team pulls the other through the mud and into the Pill...... Even more fun than chasing a cheese down Coopers hill !
The beautiful Berkeley Vale, Gloucestershire England is a great place to base yourself to take in the west country.Why not take a visit to the Bristol International Balloon Fiesta, it's only a short drive away and lots to keep you interested all day and into the evening.