Saturday 2 August 2014

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50 free things to do in the summer holidays in Gloucestershire

Get 50 ideas for free things to do in Gloucestershire this summer, including feeding rare breed animals at St James City Farm.

Discover 50 ways to keep the kids entertained in Gloucestershire during the school summer holidays, without spending a...

20 of the most haunted places in Gloucestershire

Woodchester Mansion is home to phantoms, ghosts and floating heads, making it No.1 on SoGlos’s hot list. © Andy Fryer

From a deposed king to a scowling monk, Gloucestershire is home to some of the most haunted places in England – with 20...

Events

Rhythm and Blues Festival at The Fountain Inn

Sunday 3 August 2014

Gloucester’s own Muchos Tequilas Later will be rocking out at the Rhythm and Blues Fest 2014.

Historic Gloucester pub, The Fountain Inn, will play host to no less than 11 free gigs forming part of this year’s anticipated...

Café Rene Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival

Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 August 2014

Award-winning blues singer, Connie Lush, will be just one highlight at this unmissable summer music fest.

The mighty Connie Lush, Steve Walwyn and Lewis Creaven are just some of the big blues names lined up for Café Rene’s 12th...

Annie Get Your Gun at Malvern Theatres

Saturday 2 August 2014

Jason Donovan, Emma Williams and Norman Pace will be bringing the heart of Broadway to Malvern Theatres for one-week-only.

Jason Donovan and Emma Williams will star in the Tony Award-winning version of Irving Berlin’s classic musical comedy,...

Will Harvey's War at Everyman Theatre

Saturday 2 August 2014

Everyman Theatre’s 2014 in-house production will be an adaptation of F.W. Harvey’s unpublished novel about Gloucestershire, Will Harvey’s War.

See F.W. Harvey’s unpublished novel about Gloucestershire, Will Harvey’s War, transformed for the stage by Cheltenham’s...

The Play Farm Fun Day at The Brewery

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All the fun of the fair will be found at The Play Farm Fun Day 2014.

Celebrate the new-look Play Farm at The Brewery by enjoying rides at the fun fair, meeting Peppa Pig, petting Shetland...

Rhythm and Blues Festival at The New Inn

Saturday 2 August 2014

Andrew Duhon will be travelling from his native land of New Orleans to perform at The New Inn.

Locals bitten by the blues bug can head to Gloucester pub, The New Inn, to enjoy four free gigs in its pretty courtyard,...

Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park

Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 August 2014

The Festival of British Eventing will feature three days of exciting equestrian action.

The Festival of British Eventing 2014 will feature three days of world-class equestrian competitions, a Shetland Pony...

The Gloucester Paint Jam Festival

Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 August 2014

German street artist Kef will also be at the event.

The streets of Gloucester will be bursting with colour and creativity, when street artists from across the world arrive...

Tewkesbury High Street Food and Arts Market

Saturday 2 August 2014

Head to Tewkesbury High Street for tasty food, as well as arts and crafts, this August.

A brand new street market overflowing with fine food and impressive crafts will be taking over Tewkesbury High Street...

Meet Rex and other Dinosaurs at The Wilson

Saturday 2 August to Sunday 28 September 2014

Visitors of all ages can get hands-on with an array of interactive fun.

Go nose-to-nose with a T-Rex skull, measure up to a Diplodocus bone and marvel at the size of Megalosaurus, at The Wilson...

Gloucester Quays Orchard Street Market

Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 August 2014

Shop ‘til you drop at Gloucester Quays’ popular monthly markets.

Expect a great selection of artisan arts and crafts, food, drink, gifts and more at the Gloucester Quays Orchard Street...

Family Fun Days at Gloucester City Museum

Saturday 2 to Saturday 16 August 2014

Don your sunhats and slather on the suncream for the Family Fun Days in Gloucester.

From petting zoos to sumo wrestling, the Gloucester City Museum free Family Fun Days promise three days of thrilling activities...

Events

The Merchant of Venice in Gloucester

Saturday 2 August 2014

Catch Rain or Shine’s alfresco production of Treasure Island, right on your doorstep in Gloucestershire.

Romantic intrigue, cunning duplicity and comical foolery combine in Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, being presented...

Paws in the Park in Cheltenham

Sunday 3 August 2014

There will be tail-wagging aplenty at Cheltenham’s Paws in the Park 2014.

Paws in the Park 2014 will be pleasing pups and their canine-loving families with a dog show, have a go agility, microchipping,...

Competitions

Win a meal for four at The Miners Arms

Ends Monday 1 September 2014

Enter SoGlos’s exclusive competition to win a meal for four at The Miners Arms, choosing from a delicious menu of British and Cypriot classics.

‘Like’ The Miners Arms’ Facebook page to be in with a chance of winning a three-course meal for four, plus a bottle of...

Guides

Gloucestershire summer holidays guide

Keep the kids happy, out and about in Gloucestershire during the summer holidays with SoGlos’ jam-packed annual guide, sponsored by gloucestermuseums.co.uk.

This summer holidays in Gloucestershire, see SoGlos’s guide to keeping children of all ages entertained, and out...

News

Bakers wanted for Chelt'n'Jam Bake Off

If you believe yourself to be the queen of cupcakes, then register now for the Chelt’n’Jam Bake Off 2014.

Whether you can whip up a showstopping tiered celebration cake or a perfect batch of fluffy scones, get your entries in...

The Great Diamond Rush coming to Cheltenham

Search for real hidden treasure in Cheltenham at The Great Diamond Rush.

Join the treasure hunt for £10,000 worth of real gems on the streets of Cheltenham, when Beards Jewellers launches The...

Bill's opening in Cheltenham

Bill’s Cheltenham will be welcoming foodies through its doors from September.

Popular ‘breakfast to bedtime’ restaurant, Bill’s, will be opening in Cheltenham this September, replacing La Tasca.

Cheltenham parks ranked as the best in Britain

Springfields Park in Cheltenham is once again officially one of the best in Britain. © Cheltenham Borough Council.

Four of Cheltenham’s public parks have been given the green flag award from Keep Britain Tidy, acknowledging their high...

Johnny Depp rumoured to be filming at Gloucester Docks

It is very likely that Johnny Depp will be leading the cast of the ‘major American production’ being filmed at Gloucester Docks in August 2014.

A ‘major American production’ will be filmed at Gloucester Docks this August, with Tim Burton’s Through the Looking Glass...

Jo Malone boutique opening in Cheltenham

The brand new Cheltenham Jo Malone boutique will be opening this August.

A new Jo Malone London boutique will be opening in Cheltenham this summer, laden with the luxurious candles and perfumes...

The Hambledon shop opening at Cowley Manor

Get a curated, international fashion fix at Cowley Manor, when the new Hambledon shop opens.

A new luxury retail destination will be swinging open its doors in the Cotswolds countryside this summer, when The Hambledon...

Special offers

Kids eat free at Revolution Cheltenham

Ends Sunday 31 August 2014

Refuel your little ones for free at Revolution Cheltenham this summer.

This summer, Cheltenham children can fill up on a free main, dessert and drink for lunch or dinner at Revolution, when...

Children's summer swim membership at Cascades

Ends Sunday 31 August 2014

County children can make a splash at Cascades for just 50p per day this summer.

Kids can swim at Cascades in Tewkesbury for the equivalent of just 50p per day this summer, with the chance to hire seadoos...

Sunset Spa Package at Cowley Manor

Ends Sunday 31 August 2014

Enjoy great savings at Cowley Manor this summer.

Enjoy an evening of fine food, spa facilities and treatments at Cowley Manor, with its specially priced summer deal.

Enhanced events

The Festival of British Eventing will feature three days of exciting equestrian action.

Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park

Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 August 2014

Gloucestershire children will be getting closer to nature than ever before, at Slimbridge Wetland Centre this summer.

Wildlife Explorers at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Saturday 2 to Sunday 31 August 2014

Visitors of all ages can get hands-on with an array of interactive fun.

Meet Rex and other Dinosaurs at The Wilson

Saturday 2 August to Sunday 28 September 2014

Gloucester Quays Orchard Street Market

Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 August 2014

Home Front Dean Weekend at Dean Heritage Centre

Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 August 2014

Geoffrey Dashwood exhibition at Nature in Art

Saturday 2 August to Sunday 7 September 2014

WOW exhibition at Gloucester City Museum

Saturday 2 August to Saturday 8 November 2014

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