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Cotswold-based The Scenic Supper is now offering creative planning and management of bespoke parties, events and weddings for up to 100 people.

The Scenic Supper is launching a new parties and wedding service

The Scenic Supper has launched parties and wedding management services within its bespoke glasshouses at Todenham Manor Farm...

The Museum in the Park in Stroud is open once again, with a brand-new Ice Age exhibition to fascinate visitors.

Stroud’s Museum in the Park reopens with new Ice Age exhibition

From mammoths to man-caves, discover some of Gloucestershire’s most fascinating Ice Age history when Museum in the Park reopens...

Visitors can see swathes of stunning snowdrops at Batsford Arboretum near Moreton-in-Marsh this January and February 2022. © Bradley Rogers

Snowdrop season is coming to Batsford Arboretum

Brave the cold for a winter walk amongst the snowdrops as Batsford Arboretum bursts into bloom – with thousands of the pretty...

Stroud is named as the least wasteful town in the south west, and England.

Gloucestershire town is named the least wasteful in the UK

Sustainable living experts have compared more than 100 towns and cities across the UK to find each locality’s ‘wasteful score’...

University of Gloucestershire journalism student, Jack Shute, has been nominated for a major industry award for his podcasting work.

University of Gloucestershire journalism student is up for major industry award

Jack Shute, a talented journalism student from the University of Gloucestershire and former SoGlos intern, has been shortlisted...

The Very Reverend Stephen Lake, Dean of Gloucester, has been named the new Bishop of Salisbury.

Dean of Gloucester is announced as the next Bishop of Salisbury

The Very Reverend Stephen Lake, Dean of Gloucester, has been officially declared the new Bishop of Salisbury – and will leave...

The former home of poet Charles Tomlinson is among 32 sites in the south west to be given listed status in 2021 – with two of them in Gloucestershire.

Two Gloucestershire locations are added to the National Heritage List for England

A Cotswold cottage that was home to a famous poet and an original limestone packhorse bridge are being protected with listed...

Some of the world’s most threatened species will call the new Bristol Zoo home when it opens at the Wild Place Project in 2024.

New Bristol Zoo will be home to some of the world’s most endangered animals

Animal lovers will be able to see endangered gorillas, monkeys, parrots and crocodiles at the new Bristol Zoo when it opens....

After being cancelled due to the pandemic in 2020, the Royal Three Counties show is returning to Malvern in 2022 to celebrate its centenary.

Royal Three Counties Show is set to return bigger and better in 2022

Celebrating 100 years of the Royal Three Counties Show, the 2022 event promises to be bigger and better than ever.

The Coca-Cola truck is back!

Coca-Cola Christmas truck is coming to a venue near Gloucestershire

After being cancelled last year, Coca-Cola has announced that the iconic Christmas truck tour will make a return this December...

People in Gloucestershire can take part in a collaborative art project with sight-impaired artist, Sarah Goddard, in February 2022.

Sight-impaired Gloucestershire artist needs 100 people to take part in a new exhibition

Sarah Goddard, a sight-impaired artist from Gloucestershire, is looking for 100 people to help her create a mixed media abstract...

Sue Ryder is appealing for charitable donations to help families in Gloucestershire have a final Christmas filled with love.

Sue Ryder is asking people to help fill families’ final days with love this Christmas

To support families this Christmas 2021, Sue Ryder is asking the people of Gloucestershire to support the county’s only palliative...

Cheltenham Science Festival is giving away NFTs for a series of 10 digital artworks created by its AI curator, AIDA, this December 2021.

The world’s first AI Cheltenham Science Festival curator is giving away free art inspired by COP26

Cheltenham Science Festival’s AI curator has created a series of 10 digital artworks in response to the COP26 climate conference...

See Gloucester Cathedral’s biggest ever Christmas tree outside on Cathedral Green, this December 2021.

Gloucester Cathedral puts up its biggest ever Christmas tree

Gloucester Cathedral has installed its biggest ever Christmas tree on Cathedral Green, sharing a shining symbol of joy in the...

Cotswold District Council is inviting visitors to celebrate the season and shop for gifts on its high streets, this Christmas 2021.

Cotswold District Council is encouraging shoppers to support its high streets this Christmas

‘Tis the season to support local and Cotswold District Council is encouraging visitors to do their Christmas shopping in its...

With Woodchester Mansion currently at risk of water damage, the £175,000 Historic Houses foundation grant will fund essential repairs to its roof.

Woodchester Mansion receives £175,000 grant for vital repairs

The Historic Houses foundation has awarded Woodchester Mansion near Stroud a £175,000 grant to help fund essential repairs...

Enjoy carols from the Cathedral Choir, traditional Christmas services, family fun and its biggest ever Christmas tree, this December 2021 at Gloucester Cathedral.

Gloucester Cathedral is inviting everyone to celebrate Christmas together in 2021

After spending last Christmas apart, Gloucester Cathedral is inviting people in the county to come together and celebrate,...

Local cultural organisations, including Cheltenham Festivals, will receive a financial boost from the latest Culture Recovery Fund grants.

£1.43 million Culture Recovery Fund boost is announced for 12 Gloucestershire organisations

The Arts Council has revealed the third round of cultural organisations set to receive a share of the government’s Culture...

Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen has been recording lines in preparation for his first ever Christmas panto performance in Jack and the Beanstalk at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham.

Local celebrity joins cast of Cheltenham panto

One of the Cotswolds’ most famous faces is joining the cast of the Everyman Theatre pantomime this Christmas – teasing ‘it’s...

Cheltenham’s Promenade is gaining a new Superdry store as the fashion brand moves into the former home of The White Stuff.

A new Superdry store is opening in Cheltenham

Superdry is opening a brand-new store on Cheltenham’s Promenade this December 2021.

Stroud-based Hands on Harps is giving away 100 free tickets to harp lessons, this Christmas 2021.

A Stroud-based harp maker is offering 100 free lessons

One for the bucket list! Stroud harp teacher Morwenna Louttit-Vermaat and her harp maker husband Creag are giving away 100...

Honouring residents past and present who have served in the armed forces, Lilian Faithfull Care is marking Remembrance Day 2021, with residents like 102-year-old Marjorie creating poppy-themed artwork.

Lilian Faithfull Care pays tribute to residents this Remembrance Day

The Gloucestershire elderly care charity is paying its respects to current and former residents who fought and lost their lives...

On Thursday 11 and Sunday 14 November 2021, Gloucestershire veterans and military personnel can travel for free on Stagecoach West bus services.

Stagecoach West is offering free bus travel to veterans and military personnel on Remembrance Day

Veterans and military personnel in Gloucestershire can travel for free on Stagecoach West bus services on Remembrance Day and...

Perfect for a day trip, Gloucestershire art fanatics will want to know A Grayson’s Art Club exhibition is coming to Bristol, this December 2021.

Grayson's Art Club is coming to a venue near Gloucestershire

An exhibition of artwork created by and chosen by Grayson Perry and guest celebrities on Grayson’s Art Club is coming...

Cheltenham’s highly skilled team at Tokyotattoo will be offering a new service called ‘Scalp Micropigmentation’ to clients who have lost their hair, by replicating hair follicles on the head.

Tokyotattoo in Cheltenham launches new specialist hair loss service

Hair loss can be a difficult subject to approach, often causing emotional distress that can further lead to depression and...

A Bewick’s swan named Allington is the first of the flock to return to Slimbridge Wetland Centre for winter 2021. © Jonathan Mercer

Slimbridge Wetland Centre’s first Bewick’s swan of the year has arrived

Winter is officially here, with the arrival of the first Bewick’s swan of the 2021 season at Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

Can you help with the Gloucestershire County Council climate change project?

Can you help one million trees be planted in Gloucestershire?

As part of an ambitious project, Gloucestershire County Council is aiming to plant one million trees to combat the effects...

Sudeley Castle near Cheltenham may be home to the remains of a Tudor banqueting house which once played host to Queen Elizabeth I.

Archaeologists are hoping to uncover a Tudor banqueting house in the Cotswolds

A team of archaeologists is at Sudeley Castle this October 2021, to try and uncover what could be the most significant archaeological...

Corinium Museum’s Iron Age dog skeleton is believed to be most similar to a modern terrier.

Rare dog skeleton on display at Corinium Museum

An Iron Age dog, expected to be from around the time of 400-200 BC, is going on display in a new exhibition at Corinium Museum’s...

The solar panels will improve battery and alternator life, fuel efficiency and reduce electricity use from the grid.

Gloucestershire’s emergency services are the first to trial solar panels on fire engines

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service is among the first in the UK to install solar panels on its fire engines, to help tackle...

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