Thursday 30 March 2017

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this February

Enjoy multi-award winning theatre, be thrilled at the rugby, find inspiration for Valentine's Day, and plan your spring half term holiday, in SoGlos's handpicked top 10 things to do this February.

Whether you’re searching for family fun, romantic inspiration or brilliant live entertainment to cheer up a wintery February, look no further than SoGlos’s 10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire.

1. Treat that special someone

Gloucestershire Valentine's Day Gift Guide

With the romantic season upon us, find the perfect present for your loved one with SoGlos’s Gloucestershire Valentine’s Day gift guide, featuring thoughtful presents ranging from theatre tickets and foodie hampers, to pampering spa sessions and gifts galore.

Meanwhile, if you’re searching for somewhere to celebrate the special day in delicious style, Kings Head Hotel's Valentine's Dinner is sure to impress.

2. Eat, drink and be merry

Winter Beer Festival at Gloucester Brewery

The award-winning Gloucester Brewery will host its first ever Winter Beer Festival on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 February 2017, inviting real ale fans from far and wide to enjoy the festivities, with speciality drafts, delicious hot food and live music entertainment.

And, if you need another excuse to sample the brewery’s tasty tipples, don’t miss The Achievers free gig on Friday 10 February 2017.

3. Test your tossing skills

Great British Flip Off at Whole Foods Market Cheltenham

Prepare for Pancake Day from Friday 24 to Tuesday 28 February 2017 at Whole Foods Market Cheltenham, when the store invites shoppers to batter off the competition during its Great British Flip Off.

Meanwhile, the store’s Wine and Chocolate Festival on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 February 2017 is perfect for stocking up on gourmet goodies.

4. Be inspired by the natural world

Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition

Image © Mats Andersson.

On Tuesday to Sundays throughout February, Nature In Art will be home to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards, showcasing an awe-inspiring collection of plant, animal and landscape images which are sure to delight naturalists and art enthusiasts alike.

5. Prepare for havoc and hilarity

The Play That Goes Wrong at Everyman Theatre

Everyman Theatre audiences will be in stitches from Monday 6 to Saturday 11 February 2017, when multi award-winning comedy, The Play That Goes Wrong wreaks havoc and hilarity on stage.

What’s more, from Friday 17 to Saturday 25 February 2017, Liza Goddard will star in romantic comedy A Passionate Woman.

6. Have a jam-packed half term holiday

Gloucestershire Spring Half Term Guide

From a circus-themed family day, museum fun, and a half term play scheme, to puddle jumping, science shows, and family-friendly theatre, keep the children happy during the spring school holidays with SoGlos’s dedicated guide.

7. Tuck into a beer and Caribbean feast

Beer and Food Pairing Feast at Gloucester Brewery

Perfect for foodies and discerning beer drinkers, Hillside Brewery will host another of its popular Beer and Food Pairing evenings on Saturday 18 February 2017, promising four sensational Caribbean courses which will be expertly paired with Hillside’s premium tipples.

8. Dance your way to Gloucester Guildhall

The Clone Roses gig at Gloucester Guildhall

Fans of The Stone Roses can experience the next best thing, when The Clone Roses rock into Gloucester Guildhall on Friday 24 February 2017 to perform hit after hit.

And, for an extra dose of live music entertainment, Limehouse Lizzy is set to storm the stage on Friday 17 February 2017, promising another stellar tribute show.

9. Have the time of your life

An Evening of Dirty Dancing at Bacon Theatre

Film fans can pay homage to an iconic movie soundtrack during An Evening of Dirty Dancing at Bacon Theatre on Friday 17 February 2017, offering a high energy performance with dazzling choreography and plenty of nostalgia.

10. Cheer Gloucester Rugby to victory

Gloucester Rugby vs Newport Gwent Dragons

Gloucester Rugby will face Newport Gwent Dragons in the Anglo Welsh Cup on Saturday 4 February 2017, promising an afternoon of thrilling sporting entertainment.

Meanwhile, in the AVIVA Premiership, the Cherry and Whites will take on Saracens on Friday 17 February 2017.

© SoGlos
Monday 06 February 2017

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