Tuesday 22 August 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.

Five Valleys Walk’s shop even features items for you and your four-legged friend! © Jon Bastin.

Five Valleys Walk offers online shop and post-walk celebrations

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Five Valleys Walk has announced exciting plans for 2017, launching an online shop and offering...

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...

La La Land is one of six films to be screened in Cheltenham this summer.

Cult Screens returns to Cheltenham

Luxurious open-air cinema company, Cult Screens, is set to return to Cheltenham this summer, showing hit movies within a unique...

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,...

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...

Fans can show their support for Gloucester Rugby thanks to a live screening in the city.

European Rugby Challenge Cup Final to be screened in Gloucester

Gloucester Rugby will face Stade Francais in the European Rugby Challenge Cup Final on Friday, with the match to be screened...

Cheltenham is to host the Tour of Britain when it zooms through Gloucestershire this autumn.

Cheltenham to host the Tour of Britain

The world’s top cyclists will be racing through Cheltenham this autumn when the spa town hosts the penultimate stage...

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...

Get ready to make a splash at Sandford Parks Lido.

Sandford Parks Lido set to open for 2017 season

Swimmers of all ages can look forward to a splash in the sunshine when Sandford Parks Lido opens its gates for the 2017 summer...

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...

This year’s Gold Cup winners took the trophy back to The Wharf House.

The Wharf House hosts Gold Cup winners

The Wharf House played host to the Gold Cup winners and the iconic trophy, with the owners of Sizing John staying at the Gloucester...

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...

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,...

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