Thursday 20 July 2017


Gloucestershire culture reviews

Read independent Gloucestershire culture reviews written by SoGlos’s experienced journalists.

SoGlos enjoyed Holst Birthplace’s new gramophone exhibition.

Holst Birthplace Museum review

Rating: 4/5

Evoking sounds and sights of the past, Holst Birthplace Museum offers the chance to step back in history, with genuine artefacts,...

Cheltenham Science Festival delivered another fantastic programme.

Cheltenham Science Festival review

Rating: 4.5/5

From fingerprinting fun and taking a seat on the jury, to astounding food facts and inspirational mental health heroes, SoGlos...

A small cast and a powerful performance, Twenty One Pounds delighted audiences.

Twenty One Pounds review at Everyman Theatre

Rating: 4.5/5

A true story addressing Gloucestershire’s slave history, Twenty One Pounds saw a small cast tackle a monumental topic...

Spectacle of Light made its debut at Sudeley Castle this month. Get the lowdown from SoGlos’ group publisher.

Spectacle of Light 2016 review

Rating: 4/5

There’s a shiny new festive event in town, but does the first ever Spectacle of Light at Sudeley Castle live up to it its glowing...

Cotswold Wildlife Park’s meerkats are fascinating to watch. © Oliver Grahame Photography.

Cotswold Wildlife Park review

Rating: 4.5/5

Glorious gardens, adventure playgrounds and most importantly, adorable animals make Cotswold Wildlife Park the perfect attraction...

Harry Potter fans saw the wall on which these ominous words were etched in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

Pottering Around The Cathedral review

Rating: 4.5/5

Brooms, Butterbeer and behind-the-scenes secrets were all part of a magical evening Pottering Around Gloucester Cathedral.

SoGlos soaked up the diversity of the Cheltenham Literature Festival in yet another world-class cultural celebration.

Cheltenham Literature Festival review

Rating: 4.5/5

Spanning 10-days of literary legends, celebrity signings, selfie opportunities and books galore, SoGlos soaked up the diversity...

All aboard the King Arthur pleasure boat for a serene cream tea cruise down the River Severn.

Gloucester Waterways Museum review

Rating: 3.5/5

From learning about life on the canals to playing with mini working locks, and taking a serene cream tea cruise down the River...

An eclectic array of tasteful modern art can be found at this Cheltenham gem.

Martin's Gallery review

Rating: 4/5

Martin’s Gallery in Cheltenham gives SoGlos’s novice art critic and resident reviewer a warm welcome and subtle lesson during...

All aboard for a trip down memory lane in the Forest of Dean.

Dean Forest Railway review

Rating: 3.5/5

A trip down memory lane, well train tracks, proves a poignant and timelessly pleasurable day out at Dean Forest Railway for...

Visitors can spend hours exploring the tardis-like Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum.

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum review

Rating: 3.5/5

SoGlos.com takes time out to explore one of the town centre’s most taken-for-granted venues, with a trivia-laden visit to the...

Visitors travel from around the world to visit The Edward Jenner Museum in Berkeley.

The Edward Jenner Museum review

Rating: 4/5

From ghosts in the attic to centuries of smallpox victims – the SoGlos.com team was in good company on its enchanting visit...

Even the impressive Wallsworth Hall is overshadowed by the eclectic array or pieces on display at Nature in Art.

Nature in Art review

Rating: 4/5

SoGlos.com took a walk on the wild side with a visit to the aptly-named Nature in Art – the globe’s very first museum dedicated...

From murdered monarchs to ghoulish ghost stories, Berkeley Castle provides a fascinating day out.

Berkeley Castle review

Rating: 4/5

On a delightful day trip to Berkeley Castle, near Stroud, a star struck SoGlos.com team took a tour of one of the most fascinating...

With the world’s largest collection of swans, ducks, geese and pretty-in-pink flamingos, there’s plenty to see at Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre review

Rating: 4.5/5

A day out at Slimbridge Wetland Centre near Stroud wasn’t quite the trip down memory lane we had expected – providing more...

Steeped in history and set within beautiful countryside, Sudeley Castle and Gardens is a must visit attraction.

Sudeley Castle and Gardens review

Rating: 4.5/5

SoGlos gets the royal treatment on a day trip to the glorious Sudeley Castle and Gardens in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire.

The onstage chemistry between the play’s two best performers was infectious.

Terms of Endearment theatre review

Rating: 4/5

With big stars, including Linda Gray, stepping onto The Everyman Theatre’s stage for the tender play-version of Terms...

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