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St Edward’s Church in Stow-on-the-Wold beat Downing Street in a list of the UK’s most influential doors, according to an Instagram-based survey by Safestyle UK.

Cotswolds church has one of the UK’s ‘most influential doors’

A church in the Cotswolds, which inspired Tolkein, has beaten the likes of Downing Street and The Bank of England to be dubbed...

Apply for free tickets to see the world premiere of Stephen Merchant’s new BBC comedy thriller in nearby Bristol.

Free tickets for the world premiere of Stephen Merchant’s new BBC show available near Gloucestershire

Tickets are up for grabs for the world premiere of multi-award-winning writer and director Stephen Merchant’s new BBC comedy...

The Travel Weekly Agent Achievement Awards in 2021 awards were the first to be held since the start of the pandemic.

Gloucestershire travel company scoops industry award

Co-op Travel in Cheltenham, Cindeford, Lydney and Gloucester have won a prestigious award at the Travel Weekly Agent Achievement...

Girls and boys will now play an equal role in services at Gloucester Cathedral.

Gloucester Cathedral Choir makes history with equal opportunities for girls and boys

The renowned Gloucester Cathedral Choir has made history by offering male and female choristers equal opportunities, making...

Congratulations to WWT and Slimbridge Wetland Centre on celebrating its 75th anniversary.

WWT and Slimbridge Wetland Centre celebrates 75th year

Founded in 1946, WWT and Slimbridge Wetland Centre celebrated its 75th anniversary in September 2021 – with a special event...

Do you dare to brave Over Farm’s Frightmare this Halloween 2021?

Frightmare is back bigger and better for Halloween 2021

Frightmare at Over Farm in Gloucester will put your courage and bravery to the test with more spine-tingling attractions than...

Lilian Faithfull Care’s Astell House residents are some of the first in the UK to be offered the Covid-19 booster vaccination.

Booster vaccine roll-out starts at Lilian Faithfull Care

Astell House residents in Cheltenham will be among the first people in the UK to be offered the booster dose of the Covid-19...

With a rich heritage and ambitious plans for its future, Gloucester will receive support from Arts Council England as part of its three-year Delivery Plan.

Gloucester is declared a priority place for cultural investment by Arts Council England

Arts Council England has identified Gloucester as one of its 11 priority places in the south west, with the cathedral city...

Celebrate 900 years of Tewkesbury Abbey this October 2021.

Tewkesbury Abbey is celebrating its 900th year

The historic Tewkesbury Abbey is celebrating an impressive milestone this October 2021, celebrating 900 years of consecration....

Voting for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards closes on Friday 17 September 2021.

Last chance to vote for your favourites in SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

There are just a few days left to show your support for the best local restaurants, pubs, hotels, venues, attractions and lifestyle...

A new BBC One television documentary follows Katie Price and her son Harvey, as he takes the next step into adulthood and moves to National Star College in September 2021.

Katie Price and son Harvey in new BBC documentary about his move to Gloucestershire

Katie Price and her son Harvey will be featured in new BBC One documentary What Harvey Did Next, taking a look at Harvey’s...

Enjoy loaded fries over a game of Mastermind, as well as a whole host of other party games, as Board N Bites opens in Cheltenham.

New board game café opens in Cheltenham

Board N Bites is Cheltenham’s very first board game café, providing great entertainment for those wanting an alternative occasion...

Dognappers will face jail time with new introduction of ‘pet abduction’ offence.

New law means jail time for dognappers in Gloucestershire

The introduction of a tougher new pet abduction offence in 2021, which will mean dognappers will face jail time, has been welcomed...

Cotswolds residents are being asked to vote for which local charities should feature in the region’s new Monopoly game, due to be released in Spring 2022.

Cotswolds charities have a chance to be featured on new Monopoly board

With the Cotswolds getting its very own version of Monopoly, three local charities have the chance to be featured on the Community...

Sculptures from the Cotswolds Kingfisher Trail are being auctioned off in October 2021, when the free art trail comes to an end.

Cotswolds Kingfishers are coming up for auction

When the Cotswolds Kingfisher Trail comes to an end this October 2021, there’s a chance to take home one of the 22 unique sculptures....

FACE IT by Gloucestershire comedy writer, Miranda Walker, will be available to watch on BBC iPlayer from Thursday 2 September 2021.

Gloucestershire comedy writer on BBC iPlayer this week

Watch Gloucestershire comedy writer Miranda Walker’s new two-part project on BBC iPlayer this September 2021.

See Gloucester’s famous lightship on Mortimer and Whitehouse: Gone Fishing! this October 2021.

Famous Gloucester landmark is being featured on BBC2 show

Gloucester’s LV14 SULA Lightship – the UK’s only stay-aboard historic lightship – is being featured in a BBC2 show with Bob...

Try your hand at axe throwing as Eat Sleep Axe, opening in Cheltenham.

Axe throwing coming to Cheltenham

Got a good aim? Put it into practice at a new axe throwing venue, coming to Cheltenham in September 2021.

Flight Club will join new arrivals Mowgli and Hub Box at Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter. © Mikal Ludlow

Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter to get another new venue

Flight Club, the home of social darts, has revealed plans to open a venue at the Brewery Quarter – promising ‘a spectacular...

Children can delve into the past with Gloucestershire Archives, with monthly after school clubs for anyone with an interest in history.

Gloucestershire Archives is launching a free after school club

It’s time to get back to the classroom – and parents need look no further for something to keep the kids entertained after...

Cheltenham could finally be getting its Christmas ice rink this December 2021.

Cheltenham could finally get an ice rink this Christmas 2021

Marketing Cheltenham have submitted a planning application which would see part of Imperial Gardens transformed into a winter...

Visitors can explore Cotswold Farm Park’s beautiful sunflower field in Guiting Power once again this summer 2021.

Cotswold Farm Park's sunflower field is opening again this summer

Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park is opening up its popular sunflower fields once again this summer 2021. And here’s when you...

Enjoy a return to in-person events at Gloucester History Festival 2021.

Gloucester History Festival celebrates frontiers and pioneers in 2021

From Anglo-Saxons to Alan Turing, Gloucester History Festival returns to the city this September 2021, with the theme of frontiers...

Quantum Contemporary Art is hosting an exhibition at The Compton Gallery in the Cotswolds, this September 2021 – with artwork like ‘South Ulst Thatched Cottage’ by Ron Lawson available to buy.

London’s Quantum Contemporary Art is coming to the Cotswolds

The contemporary art gallery in Battersea is bringing the work of 25 different artists to the Cotswolds this autumn, for an...

Voting for the 2021 SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards closes on Friday 17 September 2021.

Voting is open for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

There’s still chance to show your support for Gloucestershire’s best lifestyle businesses and attractions, with a month left...

The Cotswolds will be getting its own edition of Monopoly, ready to play in spring 2022.

A Cotswolds Monopoly boardgame is launching

Joining Gloucestershire and Cheltenham versions of the boardgame is a new Cotswold edition of Monopoly. And this is when you...

The Living Wetland Theatre is one of Slimbridge’s new exhibits for summer 2021, made possible by the Slimbridge 75 project – funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. © Amy Alsop

New Living Wetland Theatre opens at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

With free flight demonstrations and specialist talks, Slimbridge Wetland Centre’s feathered friends are the stars of the show...

With lots of wetland species to spot, Waterscapes Aviary is one of Slimbridge Wetland Centre’s newest attractions. © Amy Alsop

One of the UK’s biggest open-air aviaries opens at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Wander through a wetland paradise and discover one of the country’s largest open-air aviaries at Slimbridge Wetland Centre...

What does your Slimbridge experience look like? Share what the WWT site means to you with its new #MySlimbridge campaign. © Clem Hencher Stevens.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre invites families to share their summer wetland adventures

Families exploring Slimbridge Wetland Centre this summer are being encouraged to share their adventures as part of its new...

Tom Daley, Dawn French, Ainsley Harriott and many, many more big names are coming to Cheltenham Literature Festival in 2021.

Full Cheltenham Literature Festival 2021 line-up announced

See Olympic gold medallists, drag queens, comedians, podcasters, politicians, writers and more appear at Cheltenham Literature...

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