Monday 26 June 2017


Gloucestershire culture news

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

Local art buffs can muse over the stunning collections at Park Gallery.

Park Gallery set to open in Montpellier

Art enthusiasts are in for a treat as brand-new art emporium, Park Gallery, is set to open in Cheltenham’s Montpellier...

Cheltenham will soon be home to a new co-working space.

New co-working space and coffee shop to open in Cheltenham

Gloucestershire freelancers and caffeine lovers will soon have an exciting place to work and socialise as a brand new co-working...

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...

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...

Roses Theatre has revealed details of its second live broadcast.

Roses Theatre announces second live broadcast

Following a successful pilot in March 2017, Roses Theatre has revealed plans for a second live broadcast with postgraduate...

A historical painting is returning to Sudeley Castle.

Iconic Tudor painting returns to Sudeley Castle and Gardens

Art enthusiasts and history buffs have the chance to see iconic painting, Allegory of the Tudor Succession, which will return...

Co-founders Eleanor and Anthony Wardle are celebrating the success of Fresh: Art Fair.

Fresh: Art Fair celebrates resounding success

Following its first Cheltenham showcase which welcomed nearly 4,500 visitors across three days, Fresh: Art Fair has established...

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...

Rain or Shine will tour across the country with its summer show, Twelfth Night.

Rain or Shine announces Twelfth Night summer tour dates

Rain or Shine Theatre Company has announced the dates for its 2017 summer tour, visiting venues across Gloucestershire and...

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...

Wildlife lovers can look forward to a new series of Springwatch live from Sherborne.

BBC Springwatch set to be filmed in Gloucestershire

The ever-popular BBC Springwatch will be returning to our screens this month, broadcasting the new series from Sherborne Estate...

Enjoy early morning tours at this year’s RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

RHS Malvern Spring Festival announces exclusive tours

RHS Malvern Spring Festival is giving visitors the chance to have a unique experience by joining VIP guides for early morning...

The Friendly Food Project promotes wildlife friendly food.

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust launches Friendly Food Project

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust launches its Friendly Food Project, giving the county’s emerging food producers the chance...

Cheltenham’s first Fresh: Art Fair announces its sponsor. Image © Co-founders Eleanor and Anthony Wardle.

Fresh: Art Fair to be sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Cheltenham and Gloucester

Fresh: Art Fair has announced an exciting partnership with Mercedes-Benz Cheltenham and Gloucester which is set to sponsor...

Rodborough’s Hidden Gardens and Sculpture trail returns in the summer of 2017.

Hidden Gardens & Sculpture trail returns to Rodborough

Returning to Rodborough for its third year, Hidden Gardens & Sculpture trail will feature 15 sculptors, hidden gardens, children’s...

The Heritage Lottery grant will help the Corinium Museum fund an exciting new project.

Cirencester's Corinium Museum receives National Lottery grant

Favourite Cotswold attraction, the Corinium Museum, has received a substantial National Lottery Grant for an exciting new project.

Expect a fun and educational line-up at the 2017 Cheltenham Science Festival.

Cheltenham Science Festival reveals line-up

Boasting an international cast of scientists, performers and big thinkers, Cheltenham Science Festival reveals its 2017 line-up,...

Jailhouse Tours will be opening the doors of HMP Gloucester Prison.

Jailhouse Tours to host events at HMP Gloucester Prison

Jailhouse Tours is giving locals the chance to get locked up at HMP Gloucester, set to operate the historic landmark as a tourist...

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...

Support Gloucestershire vet, Carolyne, and a worthwhile cause.

Gloucestershire vet to run 10 marathons in 10 days for charity

Gloucestershire vet Carolyne Crowe is taking on a mammoth challenge, running 10 marathons in 10 days to raise funds for Brooke...

Family business Hillside Brewery is celebrating after topping the Tourism Enterprise category.

Hillside Brewery wins Countryside Alliance Rural Oscar

Hillside Brewery is celebrating its success in the south west region of the Countryside Alliance Rural Oscars, winning the...

Students set to create moving film to support Gloucester City Mission.

Students create film to support Gloucester City Mission

Throwing the issue of homelessness into the limelight, Homeward is an inspiring short film produced by a crew of graduating...

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...

Hillside Brewery is now home to an impressive events barn.

Hillside Brewery opens new events barn

Independent Gloucestershire business, Hillside Brewery, has opened a new events barn, offering an impressive space for corporate...

Audiences can enjoy a brilliant performance within an iconic setting. © Matthew Williams Ellis.

Booking open for Longborough Festival Opera

Booking is now open for Longborough Festival Opera’s 2017 season, offering the chance for opera fans to snap up sought-after...

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...

Art enthusiasts can visit Holst Birthplace Museum to see Isobel Holst by Millicent Woodforde c.1910-11.

Holst Birthplace Museum unveils exhibition painting

Holst Birthplace Museum in Cheltenham will unveil its newest portrait this February, a painting of Holst’s wife Isobel...

Visitors can soak up GCHQ’s moving poppy waterfall on display at Cheltenham Town Hall.

Cheltenham Town Hall to exhibit GCHQ poppy waterfall

After impressing at GCHQ, the stunning poppy waterfall created for Remembrance Day in 2016 is on display at Cheltenham Town...

Roy Lichtenstein, Sandwich and Soda, 1964 screenprint. © Estate of Roy Lichtenstein DACS 2016.

The V&A's Pop Art exhibition heading to The Wilson

The Wilson in Cheltenham is set to showcase world-famous artwork in its anticipated Pop Art in Print exhibition, organised...

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