29 May 11:30-16:00
Tetbury GL8 8DG
An annual event held on the last bank holiday Monday in May. Attracting crowds of up to 5000 people it helps to raise money for local charities.
The races are for individuals & teams to demonstrate their strength/ fitness. They do this by racing whilst carrying a sack of wool, up & down a hill reaching a gradient of 1 in 4. During this the town celebrates with a street fair, street entertainers, local stalls & amusement rides.
Schedule of Events
The Veloton Woolsack Sprint
Uphill cycle sprint competition
Children’s Woolsack Races, Gumstool Hill
Grand Auction in the centre of town near the Town Hall.
Main Woolsack Races, Gumstool Hill
Final prize presentation, Gumstool Hill