Thursday 25 May 2017


Gloucestershire children & family news

Get the latest Gloucestershire children & family news for Cheltenham, the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury – exclusively written by the SoGlos team.

Expect an impressive programme of theatre, comedy, children’s favourites and more!

Everyman Theatre announces its new season

Theatre fans can feast their eyes on Everyman Theatre’s brand new season, encompassing everything from West End shows...

Claydon Dental is getting into the spirit of things during Smile Month 2017.

Claydon Dental to educate 1,000 children during National Smile Month

Cheltenham’s newest private dental practice, Claydon Dental, has announced its excitement to get involved with National...

Olly Murs will storm the stage at this year’s Big Feastival.

The Big Feastival reveals 2017 line-up

The Big Feastival has revealed its line-up for summer 2017, featuring chart-topping pop stars, celebrity chefs, restauranteurs...

Daredevils can try out the brand new inflatable obstacle course this week!

Wibit AquaVenture Park set to open at Cotswold County Park

Little and big kids can look forward to the opening of Cotswold Country Park and Beach’s brand new inflatable obstacle course,...

Malvern St James Girls’ School has received praise from the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

Malvern St James Girls' School receives excellent inspection report

Leading all girls’ school, Malvern St James, is celebrating after receiving the highest rating of ‘excellent’...

Wychwood Festival has plenty on offer for families.

Wychwood Festival announces family programme

Renowned for its child friendly performances and activities, Wychwood Festival has announced an extensive family programme...

Cheltenham’s iconic Wishing fish clock is returning this week.

Restored Wishing Fish Clock to return to Regent Arcade

Cheltenham’s much-loved Wishing Fish Clock will be unveiled at Regent Arcade this week after a lengthy restoration.

Enjoy a family outing to Berkeley Castle this summer.

Berkeley Castle to offer free entry for grandparents

Favourite family destination, Berkeley Castle, will offer free entry for grandparents who accompany a paying child, on Mondays...

Promising plenty of wagging tails, Cheltenham will host its first Dog Swim this October.

Dog Swim is coming to Sandford Parks Lido

Promising plenty of wagging tails, Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham will host its second Dog Swim to celebrate the end of...

Sudeley Castle is just one of the Cotswold attractions offering 2 for 1 entry this weekend.

Cotswold attractions celebrate English Tourism Week

Celebrate English Tourism Week in the Cotswolds and take advantage of two-for-one entry to a host of attractions, offering...

Happy families can see Tweedy the Clown at this year’s festive pantomime.

Everyman Theatre announces Tweedy the Clown's panto return

Everyman Theatre has announced that everyone’s favourite clown, Tweedy, is set to return to the stage to star in this...

Snap up super earlybird tickets for this year’s Seed Festival at Hawkwood College.

Super earlybird tickets on sale for Seed Festival

The third Seed Festival will be planting big ideas at Hawkwood College this July, and super earlybird tickets are now on sale...

The new augmented reality app brings characters from The Gruffalo to life in The Forest of Dean.

Forestry Commission brings The Gruffalo to life with new app

Fiction, technology and nature all combine when a new augmented reality app brings the characters from the best-selling picture...

Cheltenham Ladies’ College is set to welcome a new health and fitness facility in 2018.

Cheltenham Ladies' College begins work on new health and fitness centre

The prestigious Cheltenham Ladies’ College has started work on its new Health and Fitness Centre, the first capital project...

The theatre venue boasts a 350-seat auditorium.

Performance venue to open at Rendcomb College

Cirencester’s Rendcomb College is cementing its excellent reputation with the opening of an exciting new performance...

Family favourite, Slimbridge celebrates scooping a gold award from Visit England.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre triumphs with Visit England gold award

Gloucestershire’s WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre has been put firmly on the map after the popular visitor attraction scooped...

Exclusive VIP tickets are now on sale for the Allsorts’ Footie Fundraiser.

Allsorts to host first Footie Fundraiser

Footie fans from around Gloucestershire can now get their hands on exclusive VIP tickets to enjoy Forest Green Rovers take...

Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park is set to unveil improved facilities for the new season.

Cotswold Farm Park to reopen after renovations

After an extended closure over winter, Adam Henson and the team at Cotswold Farm Park are reopening this February, unveiling...

We’re delighted to annouce that Allsorts is our offical charity of the year for 2017.

SoGlos unveils Allsorts as charity of the year 2017

Inspirational Stroud-based charity, Allsorts has been selected as SoGlos’s charity of the year for 2017.

Cheltenham Trust’s Winter Programme offers something for all ages.

Cheltenham Trust launches Winter Programme

Cheltenham Trust is brightening up the colder months with its Winter Programme 2017, offering a range of events and activities...

Enjoy a round of round of adventure golf at The Brewery.

Adventure golf course set to open at The Brewery

Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter is to welcome an exciting new addition when Mr Mulligan’s Lost World of Golf opens at the...

The UK’s biggest girl band are heading for Gloucester.

Little Mix to perform live in Gloucester

The world’s biggest girl band, Little Mix is set to storm the stage in Gloucester this summer, performing for one night...

Don’t miss your chance to get tickets for Gloucester Cathedral’s latest Harry Potter tour.

New tickets available for A Night at Gloswarts

Harry Potter fans will be delighted to hear that Gloucester Cathedral has announced extra tickets for its hugely popular event,...

The Crypt School is planning to build a primary school to offer more opportunities.

The Crypt School Gloucester bids to build primary school

The Crypt School has launched a campaign to build a primary school on its campus in Gloucester, with the aim of enhancing opportunities...

Keep a lookout for Airborne Trampoline Park’s Christmas promotion. © Lucas North.

Airborne Trampoline Park to launch Christmas promotion

Airborne Trampoline Park in Cheltenham will launch a 12 Days of Christmas promotion this December, with a special offer available...

The King’s School Gloucester boasts a rich heritage.

The King's School Gloucester celebrates 475th anniversary

It’s been a year of celebrations for The King’s School Gloucester, with 2016 marking the 475th anniversary since...

The King’s School Gloucester offers a range of scholarships.

Scholarships available for The King's School Gloucester

Leading independent day school, The King’s School Gloucester is accepting candidates for its scholarship programme until...

Cheltenham Ladies College has come out top in the independent school table.

Cheltenham schools top Southwest state and independent tables

Two Cheltenham schools, Pate’s Grammar School and Cheltenham Ladies’ College, have topped The Sunday Times’...

Wychwood Festival is set to return for another brilliant year in the summer of 2017.

First names revealed for Wychwood Festival 2017

The first names for Wychwood Festival 2017 have been revealed, including 80s icons OMD, local favourites Thrill Collins, and...

The King’s School Gloucester has opened a modern new facility for early years.

The King's School Gloucester opens early years centre

Prestigious independent day school, The King’s School Gloucester, has opened Little King’s, an early year’s...

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