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Berkeley Castle launches online gift tickets for post-lockdown

Berkeley Castle has introduced an online gift ticket service with extended validity during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Lilian Faithfull Care residents judge Easter bonnet competition

Lilian Faithfull Care residents are judging an Easter bonnet crafting competition for pupils at Rosary Primary School during...

Cheltenham Festivals launches new Cheltenham Science Festival @ Home

Cheltenham Science Festival 2020 will go ahead as a virtual festival, streamed online for free, this June.

Gloucestershire businesses doing something special during the Coronavirus crisis

Gloucestershire businesses are doing all they can to help their customers during the Coronavirus. It’s not all doom and gloom…

‘Dinosaurs’ discovered in Stroud

A Stroud family has been using lockdown as a time to bring extinct dinosaur species back to life at Selsley Quarry!

SoGlos launches virtual Gloucestershire Easter egg hunts

Take part in a virtual Gloucestershire Easter egg hunt from home with SoGlos's 360 photo version of this annual tradition for the...

Everyman Theatre streams family space show We Are All Stars

Continuing its commitment to entertaining Gloucestershire audiences during the Coronavirus lockdown, the Everyman Theatre in...

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is helping families stay close to nature during lockdown

From kids’ activity packs to top gardening tips, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust is helping families maintain their connection to...

Gloucestershire Vintage and Country Extravaganza cancelled due to Coronavirus

The popular Gloucestershire Vintage and Country Extravaganza, which attracts 20,000 visitors a year, has been cancelled for 2020...

Gloucestershire families are camping out in their gardens to raise money for NHS charities

Families in Gloucestershire and across the UK are taking part in the Great British Campout this Friday, pitching their tents and...

Gloucestershire families are displaying Easter egg artwork in their windows

Gloucestershire families are hanging Easter egg artwork in their windows for children to spot on their daily walks during the...

Museum of Gloucester is looking for the oldest items in your house

Dig out the oldest item you have at home, for the chance to form part of the Museum of Gloucester’s new digital museum.

Nationwide Clap for Our Carers goes weekly to thank the NHS

People across Gloucestershire, and the UK, will be taking part in a weekly round of applause to Clap for Our Carers and thank the...

Cotswold Wildlife Park celebrating 50th anniversary

Cotswold Wildlife Park turns 50 years old this March, celebrating years of animal care, conservation and wildlife education.

Local design company launches product design competition for kids

Local design company, Duku, has launched a competition for budding product designers to create something to ‘brighten someone’s...

King's School Gloucester to build £2.5 million sixth form

Complete with state of the art facilities, King’s School in Gloucester is investing £2.5 million to redevelop its sixth form...

Registration extended for the grammar school entrance test in Gloucestershire

In light of the Coronavirus outbreak and the effect it’s had on schools, Gloucestershire grammar schools have announced it will...

Forestry England keeps woods and forests open during Coronavirus crisis

The Forest of Dean will remain open to give people access to fresh air and green space while social distancing due to Coronavirus....

Make with Meg announces online craft workshop for families

Bristol’s International Centre for Contemporary Arts, Arnolfini, is hosting Make with Meg, an online craft workshop for families...

Fat Toni’s offering ‘cook it at home’ delivery service

Italian food lovers will love Fat Toni’s new ‘cook it at home’ chilled delivery service, where fresh ingredients will get...

Everyman Theatre Cheltenham is running virtual tours

Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham has announced it will be posting virtual tours of its historic building on social media during the...

Cheltenham voted best place to live in the South West 2020

Thanks to The Sunday Times, Cheltenham has been voted the best place to live in the South West 2020, with attributes such as its...

Gloucestershire families are displaying rainbows in their windows

Families across Gloucestershire are displaying hand-drawn rainbows in their windows as a sign of solidarity and positivity amid...

Lilian Faithfull Care invites families to send Postcards of Kindness to residents during social distancing

Lilian Faithfull Care is inviting families to write to their residents while staying at home due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens to close during Coronavirus crisis

In light of the Coronavirus situation, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens will close from Tuesday 24 March 2020 until further...

Cheltenham park play areas closed during Coronavirus crisis

Children’s play areas are being closed in parks across Cheltenham during the Coronavirus crisis to help social distancing measures...

Adam Henson makes ‘heartbreaking’ decision to close Cotswold Farm Park due to Coronavirus

From Friday 20 March 2020, Cotswold Farm Park will be closed until further notice following Government advice in response to the...

Busylizzy Cheltenham offers virtual membership for mums in self isolation

Mums stuck in self isolation can still get fit while social distancing with virtual memberships from Busylizzy in Cheltenham.

Boulders climbing centre in Cheltenham announces opening date

Boulders, a new climbing centre with an indoor bouldering wall, is set to open in Cheltenham this April 2020.

Sudeley Castle is opening a month earlier than scheduled

Celebrating a jam-packed calendar of events this year, Sudeley Castle is opening its doors to visitors one month earlier than its...