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Events 2024

On this page, you will find all the information about upcoming events. Also make sure to check our Facebook page for up to date event information.

It's a match made in hoppy heaven! Emerge Events is thrilled to present an extraordinary Wedding Fair hosted at the renowned Stroud Brewery on Sunday 17th March 2024.

This is not your average wedding fair; it's a celebration of love on tap and will showcase how your big day can be as unique as you are. Set against the backdrop of the charming Stroud Brewery, this event brings together top wedding vendors and engaged couples for an unforgettable experience.

🌷Bridal Trends and Inspiration: From stunning bridal gowns to the latest floral trends, discover everything you need to make your wedding day as beautiful as you've imagined.

🍻 Brewery Bites and Sips: Explore a culinary journey with beer and food pairings that could be the perfect addition to your wedding menu.

🎶 Live Entertainment: Enjoy live music and entertainment that will add a touch of magic to your wedding planning experience.

💼 Vendor Village: Meet with handpicked local vendors, including photographers, florists, and wedding planners and venue decor, who are ready to bring your vision to life.

Why Attend?

This fair provides engaged couples with a fresh perspective on wedding planning. The combination of the brewery's unique ambiance and a carefully curated selection of wedding professionals will inspire couples to infuse their special day with their own personalities

Stroud Brewery Wedding Fair


11AM - 5PM

Spring Equinox Alternative Market at Gloucester Prison


11AM - 5PM

Step inside our extraordinary alternative market to celebrate Spring Equinox, where history intersects with creativity. Leave mundane at the door and brace yourselves for a world where quirky meets quality. Located in the unique confines of a decommissioned prison, this immersive marketplace promises an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Here's a glimpse of what awaits you:

·       Unique Shopping Experience: Enter the former visitor area, workshop, laundry and prison cells, transformed with the wares of carefully curated artisans and craftspeople, showcasing their products and offering services such as tarot, healing and massage. From handmade jewellery and bespoke fashion pieces to art and home decor, every purchase showcases the talent and creativity of our alternative community.

·       Gastronomic Delights: Tantalise your taste buds at our food court, nestled between A and C wing. Savor a diverse array of culinary delights, from juicy burgers and fresh pizza to exotic roti washed down with artisan coffee or local beer and cider. Enjoy your meal within the atmospheric surroundings, where the former inmate dining tables and original features add a touch of authenticity to your dining experience.

·       Immersive: Captivating live music performances, thought-provoking art exhibits and engaging original authors celebrate originality and diversity. This alternative market serves as a thriving cultural and shopping experience exciting the senses and igniting conversation.

·       Historical experience: Explore the dark aspects of this historical landmark as you walk through the corridors and imagine stories of former inmates' lives.

·       Family-Friendly AND 18+: We cater to visitors of all ages by offering activities for families and an opportunity to enjoy a shopping trip with a difference or snap a memorable family portrait against the backdrop of the prison's unique architecture. For 18+ visitors, sneak into our segregated prison chapel guarded against small eyes by vigilant officers, and take the opportunity to indulge in a world of passion and pleasure, where you can explore without judgment.

Why attend?

Our market is a haven for those who crave the exceptional, the one-of-a-kind, and the downright eccentric. It's a celebration of creativity and individuality.

Wedding fair Leonardo Hotel, Cheltenham (formerly Jury's Inn)


11AM - 3PM

Step into Forever with Emerge Events Wedding Fair at The Leonardo Hotel, Cheltenham 👰🤵💍

Calling all lovebirds! Join us at this traditional Wedding Fair for an enchanting day filled with timeless elegance and wedding inspiration!


What Awaits You: 

👗 Bridal wear: Be captivated by the latest bridal trends as we showcase the most exquisite gowns and accessories.
🎤 Live Music & Entertainment: Experience the magic with live performances that will add a touch of romance to your special day.
🍰 Exquisite Cake Tasting: Indulge in delectable delights and sample exquisite wedding cake crafted by top-notch creators and artisans.
🛍️ Meet Renowned Vendors: Connect with leading wedding professionals, from florists to photographers, ready to turn your dreams into reality.
🎁 Exclusive Offers: Take advantage of exclusive fair-only deals and discounts to make your wedding planning journey even more special.

Join us on 21st April at Leonardo Hotel for a wedding fair that pays homage to tradition and celebrates the enduring magic of love. Let the planning begin! 💒💖 

We can't wait to welcome you into a world of timeless love and everlasting memories at this elegant hotel!

Alternative wedding fair at The New Inn, Gloucester


11AM - 3PM

Breaking Traditions: Emerge Events Unveils an Alternative Wedding Fair for the Modern Couple

Emerge Events the pioneer of unique event experiences, is delighted to announce the debut of an Alternative Wedding Fair, set to revolutionise the wedding planning experience for couples seeking something extraordinary. The event will take place on 28th April at The New Inn, Gloucester offering a fresh perspective on celebrating love in the most unconventional and exciting ways.

About the Event:

This is not your typical wedding fair; it's a celebration of love without boundaries. The event is designed to inspire modern couples to break free from traditional norms and create a wedding day that truly reflects their unique love story.

Highlights include:

🎨 Artisanal Vendors: Meet a handpicked selection of vendors offering unconventional and unique wedding services, from alternative florists to non-traditional photographers.

🎵 Live Performances: Experience live performances that go beyond the ordinary wedding playlist, introducing couples to musicians and entertainers who specialise in setting unconventional and unforgettable atmospheres.

💍 Offbeat attire: Showcasing non-traditional wedding attire and accessories, challenging the norm and encouraging couples to express their individuality.

🍰 Creative Catering Concepts: Discover inventive and personalized catering options that break away from the traditional wedding menu ranging from food trucks to interactive dining experiences.

Why Attend?

An opportunity to explore alternatives and discover a myriad of possibilities for your big day. From offbeat ceremonies to unique reception ideas, this event will empower couples to infuse their personality into every aspect of their wedding celebration.

Alternative Market at Stroud Brewery



Embrace the extraordinary this summer! Emerge Events brings their ‘UKs most bizarre alternative market’ (The Sun, 2023) to Stroud Brewery. Dive into a world of whimsy and wonder at the Alternative Summer Market – where unique finds and good vibes collide! 

What Awaits You:


Eclectic Finds: Discover handcrafted treasures, boho-chic dark fashion and art that breaks the mould. 🕸️Unearth spellbinding jewellery and quirky homeware that reflects the beauty within the shadows. Experience a reading with our psychics and mediums and allow our therapists to work their holistic magic to rejuvenate your body and soul.

🥀 Dive into a realm where mystery meets quirky and beyond and discover the extraordinary at our one-of-a-kind event.

🎨 Live Art Demonstrations: Immerse yourself in creativity with live art shows and demonstrations. Witness the magic as artists bring their visions to life.

🎶 Live Music & Performances: Let the beats guide you through an afternoon filled with rhythm and soul. Local musicians and performers will set the perfect summer soundtrack.

🍹 Summer Sips & Bites: Refresh with Stroud Brewery’s artisan beers and a specially curated street food menu for a unique summer taste experience.

🎟️ Free Admission: Ready for an unforgettable summer experience? Admission is FREE, so gather your friends and family for an afternoon of novel fun 🌈  Enjoy a complimentary gift on arrival. Walk-ins welcome! Join us on 13th July from 3-7pm at Stroud Brewery and immerse yourself in a summer market like no other - capture the essence of your dark summer adventure.

Singles Night at Stroud Brewery


7PM - 11PM

Wedding fair at St Mary de Crypt


11AM - 3PM

Alternative Christmas market at Gloucester prison


11AM - 5PM

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