JUNE ROUND UP & NEWS
GLOUCESTER GLOUCESTER MI REWARDS SUMMER PASSPORT GIFT CARD GLOUCESTER COMING SOON In June Gift Cards were redeemed in Bangkok Canteen, Bizarre, Hooker & Eight, Jane's Pantry, Knobbly Cob, Miju Wools, TANK, The Candle Tree, The Fountain Inn and The Tailor of Gloucester; redeemed online at Treasure Seekers & The Candle Tree. Newly signed up business is the YMCA Charity Shop More info overleaf
You can be part of this too! There's a great opportunity to be a sticker sponsor and be a destination for those collecting stickers for their Summer Passport. Being a sponsor will drive visitors to you, raising both awareness and spend in the city over the 6 weeks. Find out more on our website https://www.gloucesterbid.uk/news/callin g-city-centre-retailers-visit-gloucester/
CITY PROTECTION OFFICERS - JUNE REPORT
in partnership with Gloucester City Council and Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
The latest update is online now, feel free to read a day by day breakdown on CPOs in the city. In brief: Stores Visited - 895; Welfare checks - 353; Street Drinkers - 312; Rubbish - 20; ASB - 127; Suspicious behaviour - 116; Shoplifting - 36; Cards Issued - 3. £2,205.95 recovered in stolen goods by CPOs in June 2021
In June the most popular places to earn points were: Gloucester Guildhall, M&S Eastgate, Miju Wool, The Comfy Pew, Greek on the Docks, Cafe Rene, McDonald's, Farmhouse Deli, TANK and The Tiger's Eye. Newly registered: The YMCA Charity Shop
GLOUCESTER GOES RETRO 28 AUGUST Partnership with Gloucester City Council
Next month Gloucester Goes Retro returns to the city. Filling the gate streets and this year into more of the docks. It's time to get excited, dust off your costumes and plan your shop windows. There will be prizes for best dressed shops and people. Westgate Street - 1900-1940s, Northgate Street - 1950s, Eastgate Street - 1960s and Southgate Street 1970s and beyond! More info: www.gloucestergoesretro.com
INTERACTIVE ARCHAEOLOGY July 30 - 1 August
Visitors will get the chance to see Gloucester’s remarkable history when artist Joe Hill returns on 30 July to bring the city’s past to life in spectacular 3D technicolour. Returning this year after a successful event last September, Joe Hill of 3D Joe and Max will be creating three more amazing optical illusions based around the city’s heritage during 30 July – 1 August. A spectacular way to bring the city’s archaeology to life as part of the National Archaeology Festival. Come and have your photograph taken to share with friends over social media and find out about the plans to conserve and revive Westgate Street.
GIFT CARD SIGN UP It is free for any business in the BID area to register and accept the Gloucester Gift Card. It acts like a local currency and is a preloaded Mastercard that can go through your tills very simply, with no additional costs. Get in contact and we'll set it up.
FIRST FRIDAYS Gloucester Culture Trust have introduced 'First Fridays'. Promoting live music, performances, film, circus, theatre, pop up events & city wide offers! Building a buzz in the City centre! If you have a special offering for the 'First Fridays' - please get in touch! Perhaps it's a new cocktail, a retail offer just for the first weekend of the month, or perhaps something different.
WHAT'S ON For what's on in the city please visit www.visitgloucester.co.uk Here's a snippet for July: Frank Turner at Llanthony 17/18 Gloucester Rooftop Festival 16-18 Interactive Archaeology 29-1
If you are interested in any of the BID projects please search the GloucesterBID website or drop us an email