Wednesday 22 November 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.

Snap a selfie with Santa for a chance to win great prizes at The Brewery!

The Brewery Quarter to host Santa Selfie Competition

The Brewery Quarter will be getting into the festive spirit this December, hosting a Santa Selfie Competition for the chance...

SoGlos’s charity of the year, Allsorts announces its Christmas Appeal.

Allsorts charity launches Christmas Appeal

SoGlos’s charity of the year, Allsorts, is ending the year with a bang after announcing its feel-good festive Christmas Appeal,...

Slimbridge founder, Sir Peter Scott, will inspire the new visitor experiences. Image © WWT.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre receives substantial National Lottery grant

Gloucestershire family attraction, Slimbridge Wetland Centre, is set to enhance its visitor experience after receiving a £4.1million...

Cheltenham will be lit up this Christmas as Lights, Santa, Action comes to town.

Lights, Santa, Action Christmas spectacular announced for Cheltenham

Little ones and grown-ups alike can get in the festive spirit with a whole host of Christmassy celebrations when Lights, Santa,...

Book your tickets for Giffords Circus’ 2018 show now.

Giffords Circus 2018 tickets now on sale

Following a hugely success tour of Any Port in a Storm, tickets for Giffords Circus’ 2018 summer show and Circus Sauce...

Little ones will want to explore the brand-new Adventure Barn at Cotswold Farm Park.

New Adventure Barn opening at Cotswold Farm Park

Explore the new Adventure Barn at Cotswold Farm Park, an exciting addition to popular Gloucestershire family attraction.

Don’t miss the all-important opening date for Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Golf.

Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Golf course confirms opening date

The wait is finally over as Cheltenham’s eagerly-anticipated adventure golf venue, Mr Mulligan’s Lost World Golf, has...

The King’s School has welcomed new headmaster, Mr Morton.

The King's School Gloucester welcomes 39th headmaster

Leading co-educational independent day school, The King’s School Gloucester, welcomed its 39th headmaster, Mr David Morton,...

Feast your eyes on Roses Theatre’s latest programme.

Roses Theatre releases autumn programme

Roses Theatre has released its autumn programme, encompassing everything from comedy, theatre and film, to children’s...

Local children have the chance to join Roses Theatre’s 2017 pantomime.

Local auditions to be held for Roses Theatre's pantomime

The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury will hold auditions for talented young locals, offering the chance to perform in this year’s...

Along with the rebrand, XJump has added waterfall trampolines to the activity centre.

Jumptastic Trampoline Park in Gloucester rebrands as XJump

Gloucester’s Jumptastic Trampoline Park has rebranded as XJump, along with unveiling exciting new improvements to the...

Mrs Nicola Huggett will be the new Head at Cheltenham College from 2018.

New Head appointed at Cheltenham College

Cheltenham College has announced the appointment of its new Head, Mrs Nicola Huggett, set to take up her post at the independent...

The opening date has been revealed for Cheltenham’s newest attraction.

Opening date revealed for Cheltenham adventure golf course

Get ready for adventure golf in Cheltenham, as the eagerly-anticipated opening date of Mr Mulligan’s Lost World of Golf has...

Children have the chance to go to Narnia this December.

Hype Agency launches Narnia Afternoon Tea Party

Coinciding with its anticipated Narnia-themed Christmas parties, Hype Agency is set to host a Narnia Afternoon Tea Party at...

Q Club’s new soft play facilities will be unveiled at the end of July.

The Q Club receives lottery funding to refurbish soft play area

The soft play area at Quedgeley’s Q Club is being updated following a grant from the Big Lottery Fund, offering the chance...

Congratulations to Cheltenham Ladies’ College students after their IB results.

Cheltenham Ladies' College celebrates top IB results

Cheltenham Ladies’ College students are celebrating after achieving top International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma results,...

From autumn, Rendcomb College will be offering nursery children 30 hours of free childcare.

Rendcomb College Nursery to offer 30 hours of free childcare

From September, pre-schoolers at The Day Nursery at Rendcomb College Junior School will be offered 30 hours of free childcare,...

Slimbridge Wetland Centre will host a brand new event this September.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre to host new Severn Wader Festival

Favourite family attraction, Slimbridge Wetland Centre, will host a brand new weekend event this September, the Severn Wader...

Everyman Theatre will be giving five young performers an excellent opportunity.

Everyman Theatre offers five free places for its Summer School

Young performers have been given the fabulous opportunity to join Everyman Theatre’s prestigious Summer School, with...

Charles Berkeley, Lady Ashcombe, James Hervey-Bathhurst and Henry Berkeley have joined forces.

Historic homes join forces to launch Stately Explorer scheme

Four historic homes in and around Gloucestershire have joined forces for a Stately Explorer scheme, offering the chance to...

Leading independent school Malvern St James is set for all new music making sessions.

Malvern St James launches toddler group

Prestigious girls’ school, Malvern St James, is set to launch a free Toddler Music Group in June 2017, featuring music...

With over 50 free events the …around town programme is better than ever!

Cheltenham Science Festival announces free ...around town programme

Promising over 50 free events for all ages, Cheltenham Science Festival’s …around town programme is set to be better...

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...

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