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Gloucestershire drivers urged to keep an eye on MOT expiry dates after exemption scheme ends

Cleevely Motors is advising Gloucestershire vehicle owners to check their MOT renewal dates after lockdown legislation led to...

Cirencester museum wins Small Visitor Attraction Bronze Award

The Corinium Museum in Cirencester has been awarded the Small Visitor Attraction of the Year Bronze Award at the 2021/22 South...

Kings Square hosts free day of entertainment for its grand opening

Fresh from its £5 million transformation, a day of free entertainment and family activities will officially reopen Gloucester’s...

New Aquaventure inflatable water park opening at Cotswolds beach

Take on a Total Wipeout-style challenge, when the new Aquaventure inflatable water park opens at Cotswold Country Park and Beach...

The Coconut Tree brings back its Creme Egg Choccy Hopper!

Sri Lankan street food fans are in for a sweet treat, this Easter, when The Coconut Tree in Cheltenham brings back its Crème Egg...

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 about...

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 show...

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 Jubilee...

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 an...

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 the map...

Pride in Gloucestershire returns to host five events this summer

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

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...

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 Barn...

Movie star mum’s app could change lives

A Gloucestershire graphics expert, used to crafting special effects for Disney, Marvel Studio and Warner Brothers movies, has come...

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.

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.

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 opens...

See any movie for £3 on Cineworld Day this February

Cineworld is launching its first ever Cineworld Day this February 2022, where tickets for all movies cost just £3 – and here’s...

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 to the...

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 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 zoo in...

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 wildlife centre scoops award for superb outdoor education

Staff at Slimbridge Wetland Centre are flying high as its lessons helping children learn more about wildlife have earned the...

Leading Cheltenham day prep school is opening its doors to visitors

The Richard Pate School is inviting parents with children aged three to 11 to come and discover its state-of-the-art facilities...

Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham is reopening in March

Grab your swimming costumes and trunks because Cheltenham’s Sandford Parks Lido has announced its official opening date for the...

The King's School Gloucester is the first in the country to pioneer a new initiative to save food waste

Environmental enterprise Surplus to Purpose is helping The King’s School in Gloucester save waste food from landfill through a...

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...

Cheltenham independent school secures £3m investment

Cheltenham’s St Edward’s School has been acquired by a leading UK independent schools group, which has pledged to invest £3...

A new family activity trail is launching at Beechenhurst in the Forest of Dean

Adventurous families can enjoy an action-packed winter’s day out in the Forest of Dean, as Forestry England unveils a brand-new...

The King's School Gloucester is rounding off a year of community work with a special Christmas party in Gloucestershire

Students and staff from The King’s School Gloucester have raised almost £5,000 for good causes this Christmas, cooked more than...