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Sizzling sunny start to Gloucester's Residents Weekend: Your guide to what's on

By citizenmike  |  Posted: March 29, 2014

By Mike Wilkinson

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A busy Eastgate Street today

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Stunning summer-like weather has got the Gloucester Residents Weekend off to a cracking start.

Eastgate Street is today thronging with people who are being entertained by the sounds of Jamaica.

VIDEO: Lively atmosphere in Eastgate Street

Hundreds of people are basking in warm sunshine as they soak up the atmosphere in the city centre.

Today and tomorrow is Residents Weekend, an action-packed, bumper weekend celebrating the good people of Gloucester.

Dozens of businesses all across the city are opening their doors and offering massive discounts on their products and services to people who call Gloucester their home.

Foodies can enjoy generous discounts in eateries such as Cafe Rene, Aroma, Chimichanga, the Dick Whittington, Gloucester Cathedral’s coffee shop, the team rooms at the Folk Museum and restaurants such as the Tiger’s Eye and Zizzi.

For shoppers, traders in the Eastgate Market are offering generous savings on many stalls. Other retailers to offer discounts include Chez Rose, Miss Silver and Kara Hair and Beauty.

Those looking for a new experience could try a tour of the Eastgate Chamber from the City Museum at 2pm and 3pm both days, or go into a hidden air raid shelter under the museum.

There are a whole host of tours of the city by the Civic Trust, with information from the Tourist Information Centre.

For those hoping to keep fit, GL1 leisure centre is offering free taster sessions for many of its classes.

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