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Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market

Sunday 23 November 2014

Kids big and small are sure to love the traditional carousel at the Gloucester Quays Victorian Christmas Market.

With a record-breaking 200 stalls, a carousel, live music and a host of wandering characters, Gloucester Quays’ free Victorian...

St Nicholas Wishing Tree in Gloucester

Sunday 23 November to Sunday 14 December 2014

The St Nicholas Wishing Tree will be ready to receive festive wishes throughout November and December.

County children can leave their Christmas wishes on Gloucester Folk Museum’s St Nicholas Wishing Tree and receive a personalised...

Wild Bird Feeds at Slimbridge

Sunday 23 November 2014 to Saturday 28 February 2015

See the wild birds feeding during this popular winter spectacular. © Nick Cottrell.

See thousands of wild birds and enchanting Bewick’s swans feed by floodlight at Slimbridge Wetland Centre’s Swan Lake,...

Wissa Wassef Tapestries exhibition in Gloucester

Sunday 23 November to Sunday 21 December 2014

Don’t miss this rare Gloucestershire exhibition by Egypt’s Ramses Wissa Wassef Arts Centre.

The Ramses Wissa Wassef Arts Centre returns to Nature in Art in winter 2014 for another anticipated exhibition brimming...

Santa's Grotto at Regent Arcade

Sunday 23 November to Wednesday 24 December 2014

Santa will be welcoming county children into his magical grotto at Regent Arcade this Christmas.

Regent Arcade will be granting the Christmas wishes of children across Cheltenham, offering the chance to have their photos...

Santa's Grotto at Eastgate Shopping Centre

Sunday 23 November to Wednesday 24 December 2014

Take the little ones to see Santa this Christmas for a lovely holiday memory.

Eastgate Shopping Centre will be granting the Christmas wishes of children across Gloucester, offering the chance to have...

Visual Impact exhibition at Gloucester City Museum

Sunday 23 November 2014 to Sunday 1 February 2015

Aleks Gjika’s stunning work will be on display at Gloucester City Museum this winter.

An impressive collection of artwork by local photographer Aleks Gjika will be on display at Gloucester City Museum in...

Wild Game Nights at C and W's

Monday 24 November 2014

Taste the exotic at C and W’s Wild Game Nights. © TammyLynn Photography

Explore the tastes of Africa at C and W’s Wild Game Nights this November, where adventurous foodies can enjoy specially...

Hot lists

29 magical places to meet Santa Claus in Gloucestershire

Raise a Christmas cheer at King’s Walk with a very loud Santa Claus.

Wonderland grottos, steam trains, farm parks and river boats are just some of the magical places to take the children...

Guides

Gloucestershire Christmas lights guide

Don’t miss the big switch-on near you, with SoGlos’s guide.

Find out when the 2014 Christmas lights in Gloucestershire will be switched on with SoGlos’s illuminated guide to all...

Christmas at The Eden Collection guide

The award-winning Eden Collection has an array of Christmas celebrations and packages on offer at its seven hotels, including at The Greenway Hotel in Cheltenham and The Kings Hotel in Chipping Campden. See pagetiger.com/ChristmasBrochure2014 for full details.

Tis the season to be merry, and The Eden Collection has a host of fantastic special Christmas celebrations on offer in...

Gloucestershire Christmas gift guide

Find the perfect pressie with the SoGlos’s Gloucestershire Christmas gift guide, sponsored by Gloucester Rugby.

Find the perfect Christmas gift in Gloucestershire, with SoGlos’s handpicked guide to alternative festive presents.

Gloucestershire pantomime guide

Get the lowdown on the best county pantos with SoGlos’s guide.

From traditional tales to modern fables, all with a sprinkling of slapstick and thigh-slapping, take your pick of some...

Gloucestershire Christmas events guide

Find festive events taking place across Gloucestershire.

Find Christmas events in Gloucestershire in 2014, including Christmas fayres, where to meet Santa, carol singing, festive...

Competitions

Win your Christmas wish list at Beechwood Shopping Centre

Ends Saturday 13 December 2014

Win your Christmas wish list at Beechwood Shopping Centre in this exciting SoGlos readers’ competition.

Win your choice of £250-worth of gifts from Beechwood’s fantastic stores, including Debenhams, Animal, HMV, Rise, Western...

Win a PS4 Gaming Bundle at King's Walk Shopping Centre

Ends Friday 19 December 2014

You could be playing the adventure game, Destiny, on a brand new PS4 by entering this latest competition.

Win a PlayStation 4, controller and game in King’s Walk Shopping Centre’s exciting competition.

Special offers

Join now and pay no fees until 2015 at GL1 Leisure Centre

Ongoing

Join GL1 Leisure Centre today and pay no membership fees until 2015.

Quick, quick. Join the gym at GL1 Leisure Centre in Gloucester now and pay no membership fees until 2015.

Three for Two December Dining at the Kings Hotel

Ends Wednesday 31 December 2014

Take advantage of The Kings Hotel’s December Dining menu this winter with three courses for the price of two.

Snap up the chance to dine in The Kings Hotel’s elegant restaurant with its special December Dining menu offering three...

Festive treatments at Elan Spa

Ends Wednesday 31 December 2014

Relax with Elan Spa this season with its All that Glitters festive spa packages.

Indulge in some pre-Christmas pampering, or treat someone special with the gift of relaxation with Elan Spa’s festive...

Try 5 ticket deal at Gloucester Rugby

Ends Friday 6 February 2015

Snap up a Gloucester Rugby Try 5 ticket to attend five rugby matches at Kingsholm Stadium this season.

See some huge Gloucester Rugby matches at a bargain price, with the Try 5 ticket deal.

News

Hollywood Bowl Cheltenham celebrates official launch

Miss Cheltenham and the Marilyn Monroe lookalike joined in with some healthy competition at the Hollywood Bowl launch.

The Brewery in Cheltenham saw the launch of its brand new Hollywood Bowl centre last night, complete with state-of-the-art...

Gloucester Cider Company begins cider production in city centre

Gloucester Cider Company began production in the heart of the city for the very first time this month.

A stone’s throw from the iconic Gloucester Rugby Kingsholm Stadium, Gloucester Cider Company began cider production for...

Gloucestershire's Finest to launch at Food Central

Food Central Cheltenham will launch its new dinner series, Gloucestershire’s Finest.

Gloucestershire College’s Food Central Cheltenham will launch its new dinner series, entitled Gloucestershire’s Finest,...

Ross and Ross Food launch Homemade Curing Kit in time for Christmas

The Ross and Ross Homemade Curing Kit will make the perfect gift for meat-lovers this Christmas.

Bacon-lovers will be in their element with the launch of Ross and Ross Food’s new Homemade Curing Kit, making for the...

Corinium Poetry competition now open for entries

There’s plenty to inspire big imaginations at The Corinium Museum.

Aspiring writers from across the county will seek to bring history alive in the Corinium Museum’s poetry competition....

Photo galleries

Gloucester Cider Company production photo gallery

Gloucester Cider Company launched this month and began production from its city centre HQ at The Cider Tree pub in Kingsholm.

Gloucester Cider Company began production in the heart of the historic city centre this week, and SoGlos was there to...

Articles

Top 10 things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend 21 to 23 November 2014

Head to the South West’s biggest Christmas market at Gloucester Quays.

Journey through time and space this weekend with a trip to Egypt, take on an epic adventure, enjoy a visit to a Victorian...

SoGlos Great Gloucestershire Advent Giveaway

Win a prize on every day of Advent with the Great Giveaway from SoGlos – with a total prize value of more than £5,000!

Win an amazing competition prize every day in December in the countdown to Christmas, in the great SoGlos advent giveaway...

Enhanced events

The St Nicholas Wishing Tree will be ready to receive festive wishes throughout November and December.

St Nicholas Wishing Tree in Gloucester

Sunday 23 November to Sunday 14 December 2014

Don’t miss this rare Gloucestershire exhibition by Egypt’s Ramses Wissa Wassef Arts Centre.

Wissa Wassef Tapestries exhibition in Gloucester

Sunday 23 November to Sunday 21 December 2014

Aleks Gjika’s stunning work will be on display at Gloucester City Museum this winter.

Visual Impact exhibition at Gloucester City Museum

Sunday 23 November 2014 to Sunday 1 February 2015

Santa's Grotto at Eastgate Shopping Centre

Sunday 23 November to Wednesday 24 December 2014

Santa's Grotto at Regent Arcade

Sunday 23 November to Wednesday 24 December 2014

Wild Bird Feeds at Slimbridge

Sunday 23 November 2014 to Saturday 28 February 2015

Wild Game Nights at C and W's

Monday 24 November 2014

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