Monday 24 July 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.

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...

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...

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