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Rover are supporting the local community by sponsoring the Nailsworth Festival this year.

Gloucestershire based award winning coach operator Rover European are, for a 4th year running, sponsoring The Nailsworth Festival which aims to bring something a little different to the cultural life of the Nailsworth community.

Running from Saturday 19th to Sunday 27th May this year’s fun filled festival kicks off with Egypt Mill who will be putting on a Pre-Festival Party Night with one of Gloucestershire’s liveliest bands ‘The Bridge’. Entertainment and a market in the town begins on Festival Saturday (19th May) followed by a week of musical acts, exhibitions, workshops, sporting events, talks and activities designed to appeal to people of all ages. The Temperance Seven, on their Diamond Jubilee Tour, will headline on Festival Saturday evening and events across the week will feature the Tippett Quartet, “Votes for women in the Cotswolds” and Withering Looks comedy theatre. For younger visitors there will Funky Munky Music and an exciting Footie Fest for children aged between 8 and 16 years. For those keen to sample local artisan food and produce, visitors can browse the many food and drink stalls brimming with local culinary delights to try and buy!

Director of Rover European, Carole Hand explains “As members of Nailsworth community we are proud to support our community and sponsor the annual event. Without the financial support of local businesses and keen volunteers, the event wouldn’t be as big or as popular as it is.” She adds, “There’s nothing like a festival to bring a community together. Our staff and their families, many of whom live in Nailsworth and its surrounding villages enjoy meeting up to socialise at various events scheduled over the week-long event. There’s a real buzz in the area during festival week, a great sense of community spirit too! Here’s hoping we have some great weather!”

Established in 1947, Rover European is a family run business with offices in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire. The company, besides offering quality coach hire for group occasions, corporate events and school trips, boasts an impressive 2018 holiday programme with a number of exciting tours across Europe to suit every traveller.

For further details of The Nailsworth Festival events or to book your tickets, please visit their website: http://www.nailsworthfestival.org.uk. For more information about Rover European and full itinerary details of their UK and European holidays please visit: https://rovereuropean.co.uk.

Office cake sale at Rover's offices in Nailsworth

Always keen to support both national and local charities, Gloucestershire based Coach Operator Rover European have enlisted the support of family and friends to bake a selection of homemade treats to sell at their offices on Tuesday 20th March with all proceeds going to Sport Relief.

Local coach operator Rover European are pleased to be supporting Sport Relief this year and are doing their bit in contributing to the nation’s Billion Step Challenge by encouraging staff across its site in Nailsworth, Gloucestershire, to donate an amount of money for every step they take to the office to buy cakes!

Carole Hand, Director at Rover European and the brains behind the fun idea explains “Here at Rover European we are passionate about fundraising for charities and supporting the local community. Last year we raised just over £4000 for local children’s charity Allsorts, who do a fantastic job supporting families in and around Gloucestershire who have children with complex needs and disabilities.” She adds “We’re very excited to be holding our very first cake sale and with the support of keen members of staff, our friends and family, we’re baking cakes for our Sport Relief cake sale, which is being held on Tuesday 20th March. Through over 2000 projects, Sport Relief helps vulnerable people, across the UK and around the world, to live happier, healthier and safer lives and relies on charitable donations from the general public and businesses like ours.”

Established in 1947, family run Rover European provide memorable coach holidays to top destinations across the UK and Europe. With interesting itineraries, exciting destinations and comfortable door to door travel, the company prides itself on offering great value for money holidays for people of all ages. In addition to their renowned UK and continental holiday tours, the company also boasts a jam-packed programme of exciting Day Trip’s catering to various interests. Besides excursions to cathedral cities and market towns, for those looking for something a little bit different, Rover European are running a trip to see the must-see musical comedy ‘Shrek’ at Bristol’s Hippodrome theatre in August. Plus, a trip to the ‘Festival of Light’ at Longleat in December, a winter spectacular, is not to be missed by families with small children.

For further details of the company’s efforts for Sport Relief this year or to request Rover’s 2018 Holiday Brochure, please call 01453 832121, alternatively email [email protected]