Wednesday 22 February 2017

Gloucestershire sport & outdoor news

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

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 fourth and final day of The Festival 2017 has sold out.

Cheltenham Festival Gold Cup tickets sold out

Gold Cup Day, the pinnacle of The Festival 2017, has completely sold out in all enclosures – with limited tickets remaining...

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...

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...

Enjoy two games of rugby at Kingsholm Stadium this Saturday.

Gloucester Rugby to screen England match

Enjoy a double bill of rugby at Kingsholm Stadium this weekend, with a live screening of the England vs Fiji match, before...

Vote for Gloucester Rugby Community Charity in the Aviva Community Fund competition to increase women’s rugby in Gloucestershire.

Gloucester Rugby need votes for Aviva Community Fund

Gloucester Rugby Community Charity is hoping to receive enough votes to get to the finals of the Aviva Community Fund competition,...

Gloucester could be transformed into a winter wonderland, as Gloucester Quays reveal plans for an ice rink.

Christmas ice rink proposed for Gloucester Quays

The historic Gloucester Docks could be transformed into a magical winter wonderland this year, as Gloucester Quays reveal plans...

H.R. Owen launches Ecurie supercar dealership in Cheltenham

Cheltenham supercar fans will be locking their Sat Navs onto H.R. Owen Ecurie, the all new stable of high-performance pre-owned...

Find out if you could survive the zombie apocalypse in the 28 Days Later experience.

28 Weeks Later experience to launch near Gloucestershire

Local film-lovers can immerse themselves into a real-life horror movie, when Underground Picture House hosts a 28 Days Later-inspired...

A free pint, live music and the chance to meet players, head to Gloucester Rugby’s new Fanzone.

Gloucester Rugby to open its new Fanzone

Gloucester Rugby is excited to open its new Fanzone at Kingsholm Stadium, with a new pub, original rugby posts, live music...

Warm up after a dip this autumn, when Sandford Parks Lido temporarily installs a sauna cabin.

Sauna Cabin to open at Sandford Parks Lido

Warm up after an outdoor swim this autumn, when Sandford Parks Lido installs a sauna cabin next to the main pool.

Celebrate the Paralympics when Gloucester WRC host a have-a-go session at Leicure at Cheltenham.

Gloucester Wheelchair Rugby host have-a-go session

Local sports fans can have a go at wheelchair rugby this September, when the Gloucester WRC host a have-a-go session at Leisure...

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 first ever Dog Swim to celebrate the end...

Try a game of rugbygolf and meet sporting legend, Phil Vickery at Brickhampton Court Golf Complex.

Meet Phil Vickery at Brickhampton's rugbygolf

Enjoy a game of rugby with a twist, with the chance to play rugbygolf and meet sporting legend, Phil Vickery, at Brickhampton...

Boasting more fun than you can shake a stick at, all well-behaved dogs will be welcome to make a splash.

Dog Swim returns to Chipping Norton Lido

Dog-owners and their four-legged friends can enjoy a refreshing dip at Chipping Norton Lido this summer, when its ever-popular...

Under fives can enjoy dedicated Mini Shredder sessions at Rush Skatepark.

Rush Skatepark hosts Mini Shredders sessions for under fives

Stroud’s unique sporting venue, Rush Skatepark, is open for pre-school children, hosting Mini Shredders sessions on Wednesdays...

Hit the courts with In The Park Cheltenham’s annual tennis passes.

In The Park Cheltenham launches annual tennis passes

Local leisure company In The Park has launched £40 annual tennis passes, offering the whole household a year’s access...

Coleford Leisure Centre has been awarded £500k from Sport England for ambitious refurbishments.

Coleford Leisure Centre receives £500k funding

Coleford Leisure Centre in the Forest of Dean has received £500k of funding from Sport England, to help refurbish its swimming...

Visitors to the Royal International Air Tattoo will be wowed by this year’s trademark flypast showstopper.

Royal International Air Tattoo reveals trademark showstopper

Visitors to the Royal International Air Tattoo Show will be treated to its show-stopping joint flypasts this year, featuring...

Cheltenham Cricket Festival will host perhaps the UK’s largest yoga event.

Cheltenham Cricket Festival launches Yogathon

Cheltenham Cricket Festival will be inviting members of the public to get involved in one of the UK’s biggest Yogathons,...

Funky Warehouse is Gloucestershire’s biggest trampoline and parkour park.

Funky Warehouse set to open in Cheltenham

Little and big kids alike will be going hopping mad when Funky Warehouse, Gloucestershire’s biggest trampoline and parkour...

Ollie is set to swim a total of 6000 lengths in the historic 50-metre outdoor pool.

Cheltenham swimmer launches marathon challenge at Sandford Parks Lido

Cheltenham man, Ollie Wilkinson, is making a splash at Sandford Parks Lido this month, in an attempt to swim a marathon a day...

Swimmers can enjoy brand new facilities at Cirencester Open Air Pool, following a £750,000 refurbishment.

Cirencester Open Air Pool re-opens following £750,000 refurbishment

Gloucestershire swimmers can expect to find brand new facilities at Cirencester Open Air Pool, following a massive £750,000...

Conservationist will fly from Russia to Stroud in a bid to save the Bewick’s swans.

Conservationist to fly 4,500 miles with Bewick's swans

Conservationist, Sacha Dench, will undertake an adventurous world record-breaking expedition this September, to fly from arctic...

Sandford Parks Lido is set to celebrate new boiler with longer swimming hours and a sauna cabin.

Sandford Parks Lido celebrates new boiler

Following almost a month of chilly waters, Sandford Parks Lido is set to replace its faulty boiler, offering longer swimming...

The Cheltenham Trust’s new initiative aims to encourage over 60s to get active.

The Cheltenham Trust launches Walk, Talk and Get Creative initiative

This spring, The Cheltenham Trust is launching its new Walk, Talk and Get Creative initiative, with events taking place across...

Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling Double Gloucester replaced with Camembert by new French organisers.

Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling taken over by French organisers

The world renowned Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling is set to make a comeback in 2016 as Le Fromage de Roulement Français – with...

On your marks! Roses Theatre is recruiting a team of runners for the Tewkesbury Half Marathon.

Roses Theatre will be chosen charity for Tewkesbury Half Marathon

The Roses Theatre is set to be the headline charity for this year’s Tewkesbury Half Marathon, recruiting a team of runners...

Premium mountain bike track, Flyup Downhill, celebrates successful launch near Cheltenham.

The Flyup 417 Project celebrates successful launch

Premium mountain bike track, The Flyup 417 Project, celebrates a successful launch following its grand opening near Cheltenham.

Tickets for the Gold Cup day at The Festival have now sold out.

Cheltenham Gold Cup tickets sold out for The Festival

Gold Cup day at The Festival 2016 is a sell-out success, with all tickets now sold out for the climax of the jump racing season.

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