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Rally the troops! The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum calls for an ‘army of volunteers’ to help with its ambitious plans.

Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum seeks an army of volunteers

The Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum in Gloucester has unveiled new plans for future attractions, including a new display...

Set foot aboard beautiful boats, see live battle re-enactments and watch gravity-defying performances when Gloucester Tall Ships Festival returns for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend this June 2022.

Gloucester Tall Ships Festival returns for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee weekend

The hugely popular Gloucester Tall Ships Festival sails back into Gloucester Docks this June 2022 for the Queen’s Platinum...

Stars such as Dom Joly, Ben Miller and Tweedy the Clown were part of The Stand Up for Ukraine variety show, which raised over £50,000.

Stand Up for Ukraine at the Everyman Theatre raises more than £50,000

The Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham and the Barn Theatre in Cirencester teamed up to put on Stand Up for Ukraine, a variety...

Hear from prominent scientists, climate activists and even a Great British Bake Off finalist at Cheltenham Science Festival this June 2022.

Cheltenham Science Festival announces line-up for its 20th anniversary year

Returning for a full-scale festival to celebrate its 20th anniversary this June 2022, Cheltenham Science Festival is back with...

From the Kanneh-Mason Duo to the British Sinfonietta, see some of the biggest names in classical music at Cheltenham Music Festival this July 2022.

Cheltenham Music Festival 2022 line-up revealed

Back for a full-scale festival this July 2022 with orchestras, choirs and some of the biggest names in classical music, Cheltenham...

The new art trail at Lydney Harbour has been created by artist duo Denman + Gould, with installation work due for completion by the end of April 2022.

New art trail launching at Lydney Harbour

A new trail combining nature, heritage and art is taking shape at Lydney Harbour, aiming to put the Forest of Dean site on...

Discover five extraordinary events this summer as Pride in Gloucestershire sets up to tour the county.

Pride in Gloucestershire returns to host five massive events this summer

Pride in Gloucestershire is set to make history in 2022, touring the county – with Pride events in Cheltenham, Cirencester,...

Browse a unique collection of original art when Cotswold Sculpture Park reopens this Friday 1 April 2022.

Cotswold Sculpture Park is reopening this April with hundreds of new artworks

With a collection of over 200 sculptures to see and buy, Cotswold Sculpture Park, near South Cerney, is reopening to visitors...

The colourful Confetti Flower Field in the Cotswolds will be open again in July 2022, with the dates now provisionally revealed.

Confetti Flower Field to open for summer

Cameras at the ready! The famous Confetti Flower Field, in nearby Worcestershire, will be bursting with colour and open to...

Don’t miss the chance to nominate your lifestyle business to win at Gloucestershire’s biggest awards when SGGLA returns for 2022.

Nominations close soon for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2022

The fifth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards, sponsored by Visit Gloucestershire, are fast approaching – and there’s...

Cotswold Lavender will be open to the public this summer, from  Wednesday 15 June to Sunday 7 August 2022.

Cotswold Lavender announces summer opening dates

Cotswold Lavender, near Broadway, has announced exactly when it will open its fields this summer 2022…

The funding will go towards repairing the roof, upgrading the heating system, improving accessibility and protecting the Museum of Gloucester’s important collection of artefacts.

Museum of Gloucester receives almost £400,000 for upgrades and repairs

The Grade II listed Museum of Gloucester is being awarded £387,500 from the government’s Museums and Estate Development Fund...

An audience with Michael Morpurgo is raising funds to give deprived city children the chance to get to grips with life on a Gloucestershire farm.

Evening with author Michael Morpurgo will support Farms for City Children

Theatregoers will be able to hear from acclaimed author Michael Morpurgo after a performance of The Mozart Question at The...

Gloucester-based Roberts Limbrick has provided a visual representation of what Cheltenham’s new digital learning space in Oakley could look like.

Cheltenham is getting a new £250,000 digital learning hub

Gloucestershire Libraries has received a £250,000 award to create a brand-new digital learning and skills hub in Cheltenham.

Independent book shop, Rossiter Books, is opening on Cheltenham’s Rotunda Terrace this March 2022.

New independent book shop is opening in Cheltenham

Independent bookseller Rossiter Books is opening its latest shop in Cheltenham’s Montpellier area this March 2022, promising...

The Museum of Gloucester’s new project will capture portraits of Gloucester’s most inspiring women.

Gloucester marks International Women’s Day with a new photography project

A new project to capture portraits of Gloucester’s most inspirational women is being launched to mark International Women’s...

From Gloucester Cathedral and Cheltenham Town Hall to SoGlos HQ, the county’s organisations are lighting up in blue and yellow in solidarity with Ukraine.

Gloucestershire businesses light up in blue and yellow to show support for Ukraine

Organisations across Gloucestershire are showing their support for Ukraine by illuminating landmarks and business premises...

Admire Batsford Arboretum’s nationally-renowned collection of Japanese flowering cherries when they blossom this spring 2022.

Cherry blossom season is coming to Batsford Arboretum

Soak up the colours of spring at Batsford Arboretum, one of the UK’s best spots to go cherry blossom viewing, this March and...

Gloucestershire residents can soon be among the very first to see inside the newly transformed BA 747 Negus ‘party plane’ based at Cotswold Airport.

Cotswold Airport’s party plane now boarding for tours

As well as playing host to private parties, from weddings and birthdays to corporate events, retired jumbo jet BA 747 Negus...

With over 86 ships beached on the banks of the River Severn, Purton Ships Graveyard is one of the UK’s most unusual museums.

Gloucestershire is home to one of the most unusual museums in the UK

A unique Gloucestershire attraction has been named one of the top 10 most unusual museums in the country.

Meet Luma, the giant illuminated snail taking up residence at Gloucester Cathedral this March 2022.

A giant illuminated snail is coming to Gloucester Cathedral

There’s a very special creature coming to Gloucester Cathedral this March 2022, as Luma the illuminated snail comes to visit....

Known for its many underwater attractions, bungee jumps and zip wires, the National Diving and Activity Centre is closing after 19 years.

The National Diving and Activity Centre is closing for good

After 19 brilliant years, one of the most well-loved inland dive sites in the UK, located just across the Gloucestershire border...

From textiles to toasters, talented volunteers can help you fix up your damaged belongings at one of Gloucestershire’s repair cafés.

Sustainable repair cafés are opening across Gloucestershire

Locals can get their broken electronics, worn clothing and damaged goods fixed for free, or for the cost of the materials used,...

It’s the end of an era as the International Centre for Birds of Prey closes as a public facility, following a successful 55 years as one of the Forest of Dean’s best attractions.

The International Centre for Birds of Prey is closing after 55 years

One of Gloucestershire’s best-loved attractions, the International Centre for Birds of Prey in Newent, is closing its doors...

Cheltenham residents can lift the Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup racing trophy when it tours local businesses for the first time ever, from February to March 2022.

The Boodles Gold Cup is going on tour in Cheltenham for the first time ever

Cheltenham Racecourse is giving local people the chance to have their picture taken with the Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup –...

From trying your hand at pottery to making your own jewellery, New Brewery Arts is encouraging people to try crafting in 2022, to help boost their mental wellbeing.

New Brewery Arts is crafting a new approach to mental health

Cirencester’s New Brewery Arts is encouraging people in Gloucestershire to embrace craft as a way of improving their mental...

Gloucestershire art lovers can see Vincent Van Gogh’s work like never before, as Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience comes to nearby Bristol.

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is coming to a venue near Gloucestershire

Step inside some of Vincent Van Gogh’s most famous paintings as the artist’s work is brought to life in Bristol, this April...

See the Flying Scotsman as it chugs through Gloucestershire on Saturday 19 February 2022.

Here’s where you can see the Flying Scotsman in Gloucestershire

The legendary locomotive is steaming through the county on Saturday 19 February 2022, giving Gloucestershire train buffs the...

Bristol Zoo has hosted more than 90 million guests since it opened in 1836, but will close for good in September 2022.

Bristol Zoo announces closing date after 186 years

One of Bristol’s most iconic attractions has announced when it will open for the last time – and showcases plans for a new...

Become a Friend of Westonbirt Arboretum to support important conservation, education and community projects at the famous Gloucestershire attraction. © Johnny Hathaway

Here’s how you can help Westonbirt Arboretum to plant new trees in 2022

With important conservation and community projects underway, nature lovers can make 2022 the year they support one of Gloucestershire’s...

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