Monday 24 April 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.

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...

Giffords Circus’s 2017 show is set to delight audiences for another sensational year.

Giffords Circus reveals 2017 tour details

After the storming success of its 2016 Painted Wagon tour, Giffords Circus has revealed the theme of its baroque-inspired 2017...

Take to the ice at Gloucester Quays’ new ice rink, this winter.

Ice Rink officially launched at Gloucester Quays

The anticipated Gloucester Quays Ice Rink opens to members of the public today, following a VIP launch event yesterday evening.

Little book-lovers will be flocking to Everyman Theatre’s fairytale dress-up show this winter, in memory of Henry Bromberg.

Everyman Theatre hosts fairytale dress-up day

Big bad wolves, fairy godmothers, princesses, wizards and more will be flocking to Everyman Theatre’s pantomime this...

The first Gloucester Comedy Festival will offer something for all ages.

Gloucester to host its first Comedy Festival

Gloucester will play host to some of the best names from the world of comedy, when it hosts the inaugural Gloucester Comedy...

Try Butter Beer, potions and chocolate frogs at Ellenborough Park’s Fantastic Beasts afternoon tea.

Ellenborough Park launches Fantastic Beasts afternoon tea

In a celebration of the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Cheltenham’s five-star hotel, Ellenborough...

Gloucester Docks will be bursting with festive cheer this winter.

Gloucester Quays confirms open air ice rink

Gloucester Docks is set to be transformed into a winter wonderland this Christmas, as Gloucester Quays confirms it will host...

Talented locals can apply to perform at The Brewery Quarter’s Christmas light switch on event.

The Brewery Quarter is on the hunt for Christmas light switch on stars

Rock bands, dance groups, dog acts and more will be applying to be this year’s seasonal stars, as The Brewery Quarter...

Create a delicious new ice cream with Roses Theatre’s competition.

Roses Theatre launches cool ice-cream competition

Tewkesbury’s Roses Theatre has teamed up with ice-cream manufacturer Spot Loggins for a seriously cool competition, inviting...

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