Thursday 20 July 2017


Gloucestershire reviews

Read independent Gloucestershire reviews written by SoGlos’s experienced journalists.

Cotswold Wildlife Park’s meerkats are fascinating to watch. © Oliver Grahame Photography.

Cotswold Wildlife Park review

Rating: 4.5/5

Glorious gardens, adventure playgrounds and most importantly, adorable animals make Cotswold Wildlife Park the perfect attraction...

SoGlos put on its dancing shoes for the Solid Silver 60s show at Cheltenham Town Hall.

Solid Silver 60s review at Cheltenham Town Hall

Rating: 3.5/5

Fans of the golden oldies danced their way to Cheltenham Town Hall for the launch of the Solid Silver 60s Show, starring Peter...

SoGlos put its sleuthing skills to the test at The Mousetrap at Everyman Theatre.

The Mousetrap review at Everyman Theatre

Rating: 3.5/5

There was murder at the Everyman Theatre this week, and SoGlos set out to solve the case, when the top secret whodunit play,...

SoGlos headed to Cheltenham Holistic Health Centre to test out its acupuncture.

Cheltenham Holistic Centre review

Rating: 3/5

A leading complementary therapy clinic offering a range of treatments, SoGlos headed to the Cheltenham Holistic Centre to try...

SoGlos takes a look into the not-so-distant future with King Charles III play at Everyman Theatre.

King Charles III review at Everyman Theatre

Rating: 3.5/5

Peppered with Shakespearean allusions, raising timely topics, and providing plenty to talk about, SoGlos heads to the Olivier...

The Wharf House is punching well above its weight with the introduction of a new six-course tasting menu.

The Wharf House tasting menu review

Rating: 4.5/5

With six courses comes six chances for The Wharf House to sink or swim, with the Gloucester restaurant’s brand new tasting...

A plot that wouldn’t look out of place in a soap, SoGlos reviews The Perfect Murder. Images © Darren Bell.

The Perfect Murder at Everyman Theatre review

Rating: 4/5

From Albert Square to the Everyman Theatre stage, Shane Richie and Jessie Wallace presented Peter James’ tale of marriage,...

Sushi galore, curry and burgers too, SoGlos tested out restaurant delivery service, Deliveroo.

Deliveroo office lunch delivery review

Rating: 4/5

Transforming the landscape of the boring office lunch, SoGlos sampled a taste of the restaurant delivery service, Deliveroo,...

Audiences can look forward to an uplifting love story with a happy ending.

Cinderella pantomime at Roses Theatre review

Rating: 4/5

Flying carriages, dazzling costumes, and stunning singing made for a magical performance of Cinderella at Tewkesbury’s...

Roses Theatre is unrecognisable after its modernising makeover.

Roses Theatre refurbishment review

Rating: 4.5/5

With stylish new interiors, a delicious café, and modernised facilities, Tewkesbury’s Roses Theatre has secured its position...

Bursting with festive magic, Cinderella saw Christmas arrive at Everyman Theatre.

Cinderella pantomime at Everyman Theatre review

Rating: 4.5/5

Complete with stunning sets, colourful costumes, fabulous songs, a happily ever after, and plenty of silly fun from Tweedy,...

Alan Davies delivered another hilarious performance during his return to Cheltenham.

Alan Davies at Cheltenham Town Hall review

Rating: 4.5/5

The traumas of soft play, horrors of male changing rooms, and woes of adolescence, television comedian, Alan Davies, returned...

Harry Potter fans saw the wall on which these ominous words were etched in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

Pottering Around The Cathedral review

Rating: 4.5/5

Brooms, Butterbeer and behind-the-scenes secrets were all part of a magical evening Pottering Around Gloucester Cathedral.

Bill Kenwright Productions proved brave to tackle a film as popular as Shawshank Redemption at Everyman Theatre.

Shawshank Redemption review

Rating: 3.5/5

Celebrating 21 years of the monumentally successful film, Bill Kenwright Productions proved brave to tackle a story as popular...

Trailblazing sci-fi on stage, the Touring Consortium Theatre Company tackles Huxley’s Brave New World at Everyman Theatre.

Brave New World review

Rating: 4.5/5

Tackling uncomfortable themes and breathing new life into stage performances, the Touring Consortium Theatre Company transported...

SoGlos soaked up the diversity of the Cheltenham Literature Festival in yet another world-class cultural celebration.

Cheltenham Literature Festival review

Rating: 4.5/5

Spanning 10-days of literary legends, celebrity signings, selfie opportunities and books galore, SoGlos soaked up the diversity...

Forget the Bake Off, SoGlos took part in the first ever Great British Batter Off at Simpsons.

SoGlos takes on the Simpsons Great British Batter Off challenge

Rating: 4.5/5

SoGlos went behind the scenes at Simpsons Fish & Chips to compete in the first ever Great British Batter Off – learning more...

Racecourse horrors and supportive spectators, see how soGlos’s Alice got on at the Cheltenham Half Marathon.

Cheltenham Half Marathon review

Rating: 4/5

A beautiful bright day, hundreds of supportive spectators, and some much-needed distractions at the Racecourse kept SoGlos’s...

The Rain or Shine cast’s alfresco performance was a true theatrical treat.

Rain or Shine’s The Tempest review

Rating: 4.5/5

Magic, mischief and mirth were all part of a mesmerising production of The Tempest, performed by Gloucestershire touring company...

Italian eatery Carluccio’s has revamped picnicking into a luxurious dining experience.

Carluccio’s Picnic Review

Rating: 4/5

Packed with antipasti, pancetta tarts, Piedmont biscotti and pretty perfect focaccia, Carluccio’s gourmet picnic hamper transforms...

Bright and downright bizarre, Jenny Wren Productions entertained at the Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival.

Twelfth Night review

Rating: 3.5/5

Jenny Wren Productions returned to Cheltenham Open-Air Theatre Festival with a bright and downright bizarre version of Twelfth...

SoGlos headed to Cheltenham’s newest cafe, The County Kitchen, and discovered a child-friendly vibe and great value menu.

The County Kitchen review

Rating: 4/5

With a relaxed family-friendly vibe, a great value menu and super-speedy service, just off the High Street, SoGlos headed to...

Pimms, sunshine and a Gloucestershire Cricket win, SoGlos soaks up the atmosphere at Cheltenham Cricket Festival 2015.

Cheltenham Cricket Festival 2015 review

Rating: 4/5

Seeking out the Pimms tent and vowing to learn a little more about the rules of cricket, SoGlos headed to the Cheltenham Cricket...

SoGlos headed to Carluccio’s in Cheltenham to savour the tastes of Italy closer to home.

Carluccio's Cheltenham review

Rating: 4/5

After its hotly anticipated opening at Regent Arcade in Cheltenham this spring, SoGlos ventured to Italian eatery Carluccio’s...

SoGlos escaped with its life in The National Star’s Thriller Run, tackling zombies, the Slide of Death and more.

Thriller Run review

Rating: 4/5

Facing determined zombies, the Slide of Death and a freezing swamp, the SoGlos team ran for their lives in this year’s...

Taboo topics and the unspoken, the Everyman Theatre Production Company triumphed with its take on Mrs Warren’s Profession.

Mrs Warren's Profession review

Rating: 4.5/5

Exploring the unspoken and taking on one of Shaw’s most pioneering pieces of work, the Everyman Theatre Production Company...

Ballet Cymru demonstrated talent and athletic agility with their refreshingly original adaptation.

Ballet Cymru’s Cinderella review at the Roses Theatre

Rating: 4/5

Ballet Cymru breathed new life into a timeless classic with its uplifting interpretation of Cinderella at The Roses Theatre,...

Enjoy a pampering treatment in the spa before tucking into a spot of afternoon tea.

The Montpellier Chapter Spa Afternoon Delight review

Rating: 4/5

SoGlos enjoyed the chance to relax in The Montpellier Chapter Spa before indulging in a decadent spot of afternoon tea, which...

Wychwood Festival 2015: three days of family fun, not forgetting some great music too.

Wychwood Festival review

Rating: 4.5/5

More than meets the music line-up eye, SoGlos finds out why Wychwood Festival is a firm fixture in families’ summer plans –...

Bizarre anecdotes and sardonic wit, read SoGlos’s review on Dylan Moran’s show, Off the Hook, at Cheltenham Town Hall.

Dylan Moran at Cheltenham Town Hall review

Rating: 4/5

Giving up smoking, putting on weight and being forced onto the ‘bus’ into middle aged life, Dylan Moran brought...

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