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Cheltenham Literature Festival announces its star-studded line-up for 2022

From legends of literature to national treasures, Cheltenham Literature Festival reveals a star-studded line-up for its 2022...

Making Gloucestershire the best place in the UK to volunteer

Go Volunteer Glos, a brand-new volunteering website, launched in June 2022. In the first eight weeks more than 160 organisations...

The UK's first exhibition exploring narrative in ceramics is coming to the Cotswolds

A thought-provoking new exhibition exploring how ceramics can tell stories - which is the first of its kind in the UK - is coming...

Painswick Rococo Garden launches urgent crowdfunding appeal

Popular Gloucestershire attraction, Painswick Rococo Garden, is losing the lease on its current welcome building and needs to...

Four-tonne gorilla headlines BIG Summer-Send Off at Bristol Zoo Gardens

An incredible interactive gorilla sculpture, taller than any giraffe, forms the centrepiece of the end of an era celebrations at...

A new gladiator exhibition is launching at Cirencester’s Corinium Museum

The gladiators are coming to the Cotswolds! Get up close to six skeletons at the new Gladiators – A Cemetery of Secrets exhibition...

Love Island hopes dashed for Cotswolds contestant

Cotswolds boy George Tasker has been dumped from Love Island after not managing to couple up with anyone during this season’s...

Cotswold boy George Tasker appears on Love Island 2022

Among the six new boys entering Casa Amor and competing for a space in the main Love Island villa is one of the county’s own –...

Cheltenham’s Chapel Arts is closing this July

The owners of Chapel Arts in Cheltenham have announced that it will close this July 2022, but hope that someone will take it over...

Chef behind three Michelin-starred London eatery to open restaurant in Gloucestershire

Debuting at Cheltenham Festival, Core on Course by Clare Smyth will match world-class cuisine with world-class horseracing for...

The Village Cakery celebrates its second birthday in Gloucestershire

Self-taught Gloucester baker celebrates two deliciously sweet years of success in the county this July 2022 – with some exciting...

Willow Hill is open for glamping and camping bookings

Enjoy new family-friendly glamping, camping and farm dining experiences at Willow Hill Farm in the Gloucestershire countryside,...

Cirencester restaurant wins national award

Sheep Street’s European restaurant was crowned the south west’s Restaurant of the Year this June 2022.

New family enclosure launching at Royal International Air Tattoo 2022

A new dedicated area for families at RAF Fairford’s Royal International Air Tattoo will be packed with kid-centric entertainment,...

Miserden reveals an exciting line up of workshops for summer 2022

Celebrating the summer, Miserden is introducing a brand-new programme of workshops inspired by traditional craftsmanship,...

New Brewery Arts launches exhibition to celebrate local crafters

Raw Talent at New Brewery Arts this July 2022 showcases the work of local crafters who have taken part in workshops and courses at...

Cotswold Sculpture Park has a new artist in residence

Here’s when you can see landscape painter Adele Riley in residence at Cotswold Sculpture Park during its 2022 season.

One of Gloucestershire’s best-loved summer camps has launched two new locations

Still wondering how you can keep the kids occupied during the summer holiday? Alongside Cheltenham and Gloucester, Camp 4-2-11 is...

Gloucester’s biggest vintage festival returns this August

Gloucester Goes Retro is back this August 2022, taking the city back in time with over 500 vintage vehicles lining the streets.

Cheltenham Science Festival has a new partnership with Pride in Gloucestershire

Aiming to make the worlds of science and cyber safe places for LGBTQ+ people, Cheltenham Science Festival is partnering with Pride...

Here’s how you can try the Wim Hof Method in Gloucestershire

Helping reduce stress levels and anxiety, improve pain management and sleep quality, here’s everything you need to know about the...

The Wilson Art Gallery and Museum reveals reopening date

Closed since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, The Wilson Art Gallery and Museum in Cheltenham is finally set to reopen this...

Go on a sculpture safari at Sudeley Castle this summer

Gloucestershire families can spot a host of exotic animals made from flowers, plants and grasses on the Sudeley Sculpture Safari.

New Cotswold amphitheatre launches its first ever season with a packed programme of performances

Offering creative catering, scenic picnics, moonlit plays and open-air concerts, the Cotswolds newest theatre, the Amphitheatre at...

A new children’s book festival is coming to Westonbirt Arboretum

Little bookworms can meet their favourite authors at Wild Wonder at Westonbirt, a brand-new literature festival championing...

Gloucestershire hotel receives Grade II listing to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is giving a hotel in Stroud Grade II listed status, as part of the Queen’s...

You can now rent the Sex Education house in the Forest of Dean

Love the Netflix original series Sex Education? You can now experience a unique stay in Jean and Otis’s gorgeous hillside home,...

The Gloucestershire route for the Women’s Tour has been revealed

World-class road cycling will be coming through Gloucestershire this summer, when the Women’s Tour takes its first race route...

Cotswolds wildlife park opens new enclosure to welcome penguins from Bristol Zoo

Birdland in Bourton-on-the-Water has opened a brand-new penguin enclosure, as it welcomes a group of African penguins from Bristol...

Cheltenham Science Festival pays tribute to Bowelbabe Deborah James

Podcaster, cancer campaigner and Cheltenham Science Festival guest curator Deborah James, known online as Bowelbabe, is receiving...