Friday 22 August 2014

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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...

News

Come Dine With Me seeks Cheltenham contestants

Do you have what it takes to host the best dinner party in Cheltenham and take home the £1,000 prize?

Show off your skills in the kitchen, prove you’re the host with the most and win a £1,000 prize this autumn, when Come...

Farm to Fork menu launched at Lower Slaughter Manor

Lower Slaughter Manor has launched a new ‘Farm to Fork’ lunch menu.

From Cotswold Blue Legbar eggs to salt-baked heritage beetroot, Lower Slaughter Manor has launched a new ‘Farm to Fork’...

Events

Summer Cookery School at Harts Barn

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County children, mums and dads will be getting creative at Harts Barn Cookery School this summer.

From pizza making to family foraging, aspiring chefs can improve their culinary skills and confidence in a number of fun...

Post-GCSE Advice Day at Gloucestershire College campuses

Friday 22 August 2014

Whatever your GCSE results, make the right choice for you this September by attending the Gloucestershire College Advice Day gloscol.ac.uk.

Whatever your GCSE results, head to Gloucestershire College’s Cheltenham, Gloucester and Forest of Dean Campuses for expert...

The Royal Forest Beer Fest

Friday 22 to Sunday 24 August 2014

Head to The Miners Arms for two jam-packed days of live music, entertainment, beers and bangers.

With up-and-coming musicians playing everything from Americana to indie, local sausages sizzling away on the barbecue...

Royal Forester Dining Train at Dean Forest Railway

Sunday 24 August to Sunday 26 October 2014

Dine in luxury aboard the First Class Royal Forester Dining Train, at Dean Forest Railway throughout the year.

Sit back, relax and dine in luxury on board the First Class Royal Forester Dining Train, at Dean Forest Railway on selected...

Cheese and Cider Festival in Cheltenham

Saturday 23 to Monday 25 August 2014

The Royal Oak will be overflowing with cheese and cider-loving locals this summer.

Spend the August bank holiday weekend indulging in cheese and cider, at The Royal Oak’s annual festival.

Nott the Notting Hill Carnival at Café Rene

Sunday 24 August 2014

The fifth annual Nott the Notting Hill Carnival promises to be bigger, better and louder than ever before in 2014.

Café Rene’s alternative to the London celebrations, Nott the Notting Hill Carnival, returns to Gloucester city centre...

All Things Cider at Westons

Monday 25 August 2014

Celebrate All Things Cider with samples, stalls and competitions, at Westons this bank holiday Monday.

Whether you prefer yours still or sparkling, celebrate All Things Cider at the Westons Cider Visitor Centre, where a day...

September Start Advice Sessions at Gloucestershire College

Wednesday 27 August to Thursday 18 September 2014

Not sure about which course of study is the right one for you? Then head to a September Start Advice Session at Gloucestershire College, where you can get the help you need to make an informed decision.

Discover the diverse array of part-time, full-time and higher education courses on offer at Gloucestershire College, during...

The Crown and Sceptre Country Fair, Outer Fringe and Beer Festival

Friday 29 to Sunday 31 August 2014

The Crown and Sceptre will be abuzz with revellers during its three-day feast of food, music and crafts.

The Crown and Sceptre Country Fair, Outer Fringe and Beer Festival 2014 promises a bevy of bands, baking, crafts and lip-smacking...

Beer, Cider and Perry Festival in Gloucester

Saturday 30 to Sunday 31 August 2014

Rising star, Emi McDade, will perform her acoustic, piano-driven songs at The Wharf House festival.

Local beers, ciders, perry and tapas will all be on offer at The Wharf House’s annual event – with live music set to entertain...

Gloucester Quays Orchard Street Market

Saturday 6 to Sunday 7 September 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...

Charity Polo Day at Calcot Manor

Sunday 7 September 2014

Retreat to the countryside for a luxurious day at Calcot Manor.

Enjoy a quintessentially British day out at Calcot Manor this September, complete with champagne, award-winning food,...

Holistic Cooking and Haybarn Spa Day in Daylesford

Wednesday 10 September to Friday 28 November 2014

Daylesford’s Holistic Cooking and Haybarn Spa Day will include a trip to the farm’s cookery school.

Daylesford Organic Farm will be holding a series of Holistic Seasonal Cooking and Haybarn Spa Days this year, featuring...

Chocolate Inspiration evening at Hotel du Vin

Thursday 11 September 2014

Enjoy a tantalising evening of chocolate inspiration at Hotel du Vin

Chocolate lovers can enjoy a tantalising and inspiring evening at Hotel du Vin, featuring a masterclass in all things...

Events

Cheltenham Racecourse Business Breakfast

Wednesday 17 September 2014

Early rising sports fans can hear Jill Douglas deliver a fascinating talk over breakfast at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Successful sports broadcaster and journalist, Jill Douglas, will be discussing ‘delivering when it matters most’ during...

Tetbury Food and Drink Festival

Wednesday 17 to Sunday 21 September 2014

In 2014, Tetbury plays host to its eight annual festival dedicated to local food and drink.

A true celebration of local producers, retailers and restaurants, the 2014 Tetbury Food and Drink Festival will feature...

Murder Mystery Evening at Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Saturday 27 September 2014

Expect the unexpected at the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway Murder Mystery Evening.

Put your sleuthing skills to the test aboard one of Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway’s striking steam trains, whilst...

Jazz Supper at The Beehive

Friday 7 November 2014

Expect fine food with music to match during The Beehive’s Jazz Supper this November.

Enjoy a scrumptious three-course supper at The Beehive, over a soundtrack of live jazz music from BB Jade.

Lunch with Susan Lewis at Calcot Manor

Monday 10 November 2014

Hear best-selling author, Susan Lewis, talk over lunch at Calcot Manor.

With tales of loss, love, tragedy and emotion, Susan Lewis will discuss her new novel at Calcot Manor, along with Q&A...

Interviews

In the kitchen with Terry Woolcock

SoGlos speaks to Hatherley Manor’s executive chef, Terry Woolcock.

Quite possibly one of the most experienced chefs in Gloucestershire, SoGlos speaks to Hatherley Manor’s executive chef,...

Guides

Gloucestershire Christmas party guide

Find the perfect venue for your 2014 Christmas party in Gloucestershire, in SoGlos’s sensationally festive guide, proudly sponsored by Hype Agency hypeagency.co.uk.

From top restaurants and luxurious hotels to historic buildings, find the perfect venue for your Christmas party in Gloucestershire,...

Gloucestershire in the kitchen with guide

Discover more about Gloucestershire’s finest chefs when SoGlos goes in the kitchen.

SoGlos goes in the kitchen with Gloucestershire’s finest chefs to find out more about the county’s top cooking talent.

Gloucestershire Michelin Star restaurants guide

Find out which Gloucestershire restaurants have been making their mark in the Michelin Guide to Great Britain & Ireland 2014.

Find out which Gloucestershire restaurants have been awarded new 2014 Michelin Stars with the SoGlos guide to the county’s...

Gloucestershire afternoon tea guide

Enjoy some of the best scones, finest loose leaf tea and most delicious patries in Gloucestershire.

Dainty finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and steaming pots of the finest blends await in SoGlos’s guide to some...

Gloucestershire farmers' markets guide

Pick up some tasty local produce at one of the many Gloucestershire farmers’ markets.

Supporting local farmers and keeping food miles low, shop at one of Gloucestershire’s farmers’ markets for fresh, seasonal,...

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...

Photo galleries

Hype Agency 2013 Christmas parties photo gallery

Hype Agency, A Nutcracker Christmas Party, Bristol 2013

Hype Agency is bringing its amazing Nutcracker Christmas Parties to Cheltenham this December. Get a taste of what’s...

Hot lists

13 places to brush up your baking skills in Gloucestershire

Discover the secrets of baking the perfect Victoria sponge with Hobbs House Bakery, in at No.2 on the hot list.

Avoid the burnt biscuits, fake fondant and soggy bottoms seen on the Great British Bake Off and become a Star Baker before...

28 of the best beer gardens in Gloucestershire

Head to the Imperial Garden Bar for a spot of sunbathing and people watching.

From riverside views and rural backdrops to outdoor play areas for the little ones, SoGlos raises a glass to 28 of the...

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...

Reviews

Hotel du Vin Cheltenham Bistro review

Rating: 3.5/5

The crab gazpacho was without doubt the star of the bistro’s alfresco menu.

From crab gazpacho and sensational service highs to soggy frites and overcooked burger lows, SoGlos returned to Hotel...

Food events

Cheese and Cider Festival in Cheltenham

Saturday 23 to Monday 25 August 2014

Royal Forester Dining Train at Dean Forest Railway

Sunday 24 August to Sunday 26 October 2014

All Things Cider at Westons

Monday 25 August 2014

Sunday Jazz Brunch series at The Montpellier Brasserie

Sunday 7 September to Sunday 7 December 2014

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