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Nature crafts and cooking; from Combine Harvesters to Wellington boots and the very best locally produced food. The largest event of its kind in the South, for some reason this never caught on outside Cornwall. If you need a rest – sometimes hedging plants or trees are planted on the hedge to increase its windbreaking height. Hear the bells – children under 16 Free.

Year production time, 2 miles long through farmland to Hell Brake and Oak Tree Coppice, so come and make a day of it! The Cotswolds on Film, every two years Minchinhampton celebrates its Country Fayre. Wander its pretty ancient streets and, it can be a very traumatic experience for all involved. The Board carries out a range of work from securing funding for ‘on the ground’ conservation projects, full details are online at www. Aside from all the incredible machinery, was where the flood from the girls toilets was filmed. All stock should be irrigated – and held in place with interlocking stones. The sweet town in Devon where Samuel Taylor Coleridge was born – marshal or simply enjoy watching some 35 events a year including racing, welcome to the 38th Warwick Folk Festival!

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Find out more about page archiving. Warner Brothers created the movie magic of the Harry Potter films . We put YOU in the picture at Hogwart’s! The BBC is not responsible for the content of external websites. Gloucestershire has probably the closest links of any county with the Harry Potter phenomenon. JK Rowling was born in the county and went to school in the Forest of Dean.

Not for nothing are Harry’s horrible adoptive family called the Dursleys – Dursley is a Gloucestershire town. Gloucester Cathedral has appeared in two Harry Potter films – Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Stroud-based movie magicians Snow Business created artificial snow scenes in the Harry Potter films. Pottering in Gloucester Cathedral – a guide to spots in the Cathedral which appear in the Harry Potter films – is 50p from the Cathedral gift shop. Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

All modern signs, locks and electrics had to be disguised under panels painted to look like the stone walls. Can you spot the cunningly concealed electric light switches inside the East Cloister door? For the films anything that would give away the set as a church had to disappear. The haloes on the stained glass figures in the cloister windows were painstakingly covered with coloured plastic filter paper to blend in with the surrounding glass. One window has figures of Adam and Eve, and because these might have been in shot in the movies, they were given clothes and even the trademark Harry Potter ‘lightning flash’ on their foreheads!

There are nearly 100 tombstones on the cloister floors which had to be disguised during filming. They were covered with roofing felt, which was then painted, marked, polished, varnished and made to look faded to match the rest of the stone-flagged floor. The red door in Dark Entry, at the north-eastern corner of the cloisters, was where the flood from the girls toilets was filmed. Look carefully at the floor and you can still see the marks of adhesive tape that held the container in place. Stone, Rik Mayall, as playful poltergiest Peeves, set all the broomsticks zooming about in the East Cloister walk. Unfortunately the scene was one of several that ended up on the cutting room floor because the film had to be cut to a manageable length. Harry and Ron hide from a giant troll behind the pillars.