Saturday 19 April 2014

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7 of Gloucestershire’s toughest man vs food challenges

The Ship Inn’s colossal Moby Dick burger has to be seen to be believed, at No.7.

From taking on Ghost chilli chicken wings and Britain’s tallest burger to chomping through raw seven-ounce onions, discover...

Special offers

Save 10 per cent at Go Ape Forest of Dean

Ends Monday 21 April 2014

Take to the trees and save money at the same time.

Get a ten per cent discount on Tree Top and Forest Segway Adventures at Go Ape in the Forest of Dean, this Easter.

News

Historic crane egg believed to have been laid at Slimbridge

Monty and Chris could soon be the proud parents of a new crane chick at Slimbridge. © Graham Hann.

A pair of Eurasian cranes has nested at Slimbridge Wetland Centre, giving hope that the first successful chick will hatch...

Richard III exhibition extended at Sudeley Castle

The famous 3D replica head of King Richard III is on show at Sudeley Castle until Wednesday 23 April 2014.

King Richard III has extended his stay at Sudeley Castle, with visitors having just one more week to see the replica royal...

The Convent to open new members restaurant

The Convent Club members can tuck into world cuisine at the venue’s new restaurant.

The Convent is opening a new restaurant for members in South Woodchester, which will serve up an innovative menu of fresh,...

The National Young Writers' Award now open for entries

Kids can let their imaginations run wild as they write fairytales and fables to compete in the National Young Writers’ Award 2014 competition.

Fairytales and fables is the theme for this year’s National Young Writers’ Award, which is now open for entries from young...

Elan Spa launches Skin Clinic in Cheltenham

Enjoy immediate effects from the Crystal Clear Micro Lifting and Microdermabrasion treatments, now available at the new Skin Clinic at Elan Spa.

Elan Spa at The Greenway Hotel has launched an all-new Skin Clinic, offering two groundbreaking Crystal Clear treatments...

Gloucester Rugby club memberships now on sale

Join the ‘Glaws’ family and snap up your Gloucester Rugby club membership today. © Martin Bennett.

Gloucester Rugby is rewarding its fans by swapping club membership for season tickets for the 2014-15 season, including...

Reviews

C-Side Spa review

Rating: 4.5/5

C-Side Spa at Cowley Manor offers pure relaxation in private surrounds, with top-of-the-range treatments too. © Amy Murrell.

A hidden retreat reminiscent of an exotic escape, SoGlos was highly impressed by the serene setting, first-class facilities...

Competitions

Win Roses Theatre goodies

Ends Friday 2 May 2014

Win tickets to see Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita live, a copy of their debut album and cinema tickets, courtesy of Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury.

Win a prize bundle of goodies from the Roses Theatre, including a pair of tickets to see Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita,...

Win £350 to spend at Castle Fine Art

Ends Sunday 4 May 2014

Win £350 to spend in Castle Fine Art Cheltenham, where works by Bob Dylan, Salvador Dali, Alexander Miller and many more acclaimed artists are on sale.

One art-loving SoGlos reader can win a £350 voucher to spend at Castle Fine Art in Cheltenham, which is brimming with...

Win a corporate clay shooting package at Prescott Shooting

Ends Monday 5 May 2014

SoGlos is giving away a corporate clay shooting package at Prescott Shooting, worth an impressive £800.

One competitive Gloucestershire business is in with a chance of winning a corporate clay shooting package worth £800 at...

Guides

Gloucestershire independent schools guide

Parents are spoilt for choice by the wealth of top independent schools in Gloucestershire.

Discover some of the finest independent schools in Gloucestershire and the surrounding area, in SoGlos’s dedicated guide.

Gloucestershire Easter guide

Make the most of Easter in Gloucestershire in 2014.

Celebrate Easter in Gloucestershire and find out exactly where the bunnies will be, with SoGlos’s guide to Easter...

Events

Easter holidays at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Saturday 19 to Monday 21 April 2014

Discover cuty downy ducklings along the Slimbridge Wetland Centre Easter trail.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre will be drawing in families from near and far this Easter with a special trail, themed crafts,...

Easter at Gloucester Waterways Museum

Saturday 19 to Monday 21 April 2014

Crafty children can make their own Easter cards, hats and fluffy sheep at Gloucester Waterways Museum this Easter holiday.

Kids can meet fluffy bunnies, guinea pigs and pygmy goats, make their own Easter cards, hats and sheep, embark on a special...

Events

Easter at Cotswold Farm Park

Saturday 19 to Monday 21 April 2014

County children can bottle-feed baby lambs, make friends with piglets and much more at Cotswold Farm Park this Easter.

Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park is going all out this Easter and offering daily egg hunts, a themed Cotswold Lion Maze,...

Bob Dylan exhibition at Castle Fine Art

Saturday 19 April to Monday 12 May 2014

See Bob Dylan’s new collection, Revisionist Art, at Castle Fine Art in Cheltenham.

Bob Dylan’s latest collection, Revisionist Art, is launching at Castle Fine Art in Cheltenham, where collectors can also...

This May Hurt A Bit play in Cheltenham

Saturday 19 April 2014

With characteristic wit, tenderness, and dives into surrealism, Stella Feehily’s new play explores one family’s journey through the digestive system of the NHS.

Catch Stella Feehily’s witty new play about the NHS, This May Hurt A Bit, when the Out of Joint theatre company returns...

Easter at Roses Theatre

Saturday 19 to Wednesday 23 April 2014

Jungle Book is just one of many live events taking to the Roses Theatre this Easter.

With an exciting, family-friendly programme of film screenings and live events planned, there’s something to entertain...

Theo the Mouse and Wendy's Fun and Laughter Show

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The whole family can expect to be entertained by Theo and best pal Wendy, at the Everyman this Easter.

Theo the Mouse and his best pal Wendy return to the Everyman Studio Theatre this Easter, joined by the creator of the...

Room on the Broom trail at Dean Heritage Centre

Saturday 19 to Monday 21 April 2014

Gloucestershire families can explore the interactive trail around the venue’s stunning five-acre site, during the anticipated Easter launch weekend.

Mischief, mayhem, mythical creatures and riveting rhymes will all feature in the Room on the Broom trail, launching at...

BattleSports Glos family fun sessions

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Gloucestershire families can battle it out with laser weapons in a safe and fun environment, at BattleSports Glos this Easter.

This Easter holiday, BattleSports Glos is offering families two chances to experience its unique laser combat adventure...

Gary Hodges book launch in Gloucester

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Cheetah Cub by Gary Hodges, who will be launching a new book at Nature in Art this April.

Enjoy an exclusive evening with award-winning pencil artist, Gary Hodges, at Nature in Art for the launch of his new book,...

Blues and Burlesque show at The Convent

Saturday 19 April 2014

Immerse yourself in an evening of blues with Pete Saunders and burlesque beauties Vicious Delicious and Scarlett Belle. © Eliana Pelaggi.

Prepare to be razzle dazzled at The Convent, when Pete Saunders’ Blues and Burlesque show takes the limelight, with titillating...

Tewkesbury Vintage and Collectors Fair

Saturday 19 April 2014

Enjoy a delicious cream tea at Tewkesbury Vintage and Collectors Fair.

Step back in time and enjoy a day of vintage goodies, delicious cream teas and live music at the Tewkesbury Vintage and...

Easter at Berkeley Castle

Sunday 20 to Wednesday 23 April 2014

Dragons are descending on Berkeley Castle this Easter, with egg hunting, a Chinese parade and much more in store.

Meet dragon handlers and their friendly, scaly friends, join in a Chinese dragon parade around the gardens, hear dragon...

Easter lunch at The Montpellier Chapter

Sunday 20 April 2014

Children under 5 can eat for free this Easter at The Montpellier Chapter Restaurant in Cheltenham.

Celebrate a sophisticated Easter Sunday with the family over a three-course lunch at The Montpellier Chapter in Cheltenham...

Easter Lunch and Egg Hunt at Bowden Hall

Sunday 20 April 2014

Celebrate Easter 2014 with lunch and an egg hunt at Mercure Gloucester Bowden Hall.

A three-course lunch, face painting, bouncy castle and the chance to explore 12 acres of stunning surroundings all form...

Easter Sunday at Sudeley Castle

Sunday 20 April 2014

Gloucestershire families can get up close to our feathered friends, and meet the Easter bunny, at Sudeley Castle this Easter Sunday.

This Easter Sunday, treat the family to a day out at Sudeley Castle, where the Amazing Animals Easter Roadshow petting...

Photo galleries

Stroud Farmers' Market photo gallery

Stroud Farmers’ Market photo gallery 01.

Dubbed one of the UK’s best farmers’ markets, the award-winning weekly Stroud Farmers’ Market is one...

Interviews

In the studio with Avril Farley

SoGlos goes in the studio with Forest of Dean-based potter, Avril Farley, to talk tricky crystalline glazes and more. © Abbie Stewart.

SoGlos goes in the studio with passionate potter Avril Farley, who produces challenging but magnificent macro crystalline...

Enhanced events

Discover cuty downy ducklings along the Slimbridge Wetland Centre Easter trail.

Easter holidays at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Saturday 19 to Monday 21 April 2014

The Convent’s cloister walls are bedecked with unique platinum prints from some of the finest photographers past and present.

Platinum prints exhibition at The Convent

Saturday 19 to Wednesday 30 April 2014

Gloucestershire families can explore the interactive trail around the venue’s stunning five-acre site, during the anticipated Easter launch weekend.

Room on the Broom trail at Dean Heritage Centre

Saturday 19 to Monday 21 April 2014

The Following a Thread exhibition will feature some of the finest textiles and mixed media art from across the Midlands.

Following a Thread exhibition in Gloucester

Saturday 19 to Monday 21 April 2014

Easter at Cotswold Farm Park

Saturday 19 to Monday 21 April 2014

Bob Dylan exhibition at Castle Fine Art

Saturday 19 April to Monday 12 May 2014

Easter at Gloucester Waterways Museum

Saturday 19 to Monday 21 April 2014

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