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A family-friendly rave is coming to Cheltenham

A family-friendly rave is coming to Cheltenham's Revolution this February, complete with special characters, a tuck shop and glow...

A wizarding school is coming to Gloucestershire

A brand-new wizarding school experience is coming to Gloucestershire, including role play, magic lessons and special characters in...

Voting now open to name Stagecoach West’s new buses

With the shortlist finalised, Gloucestershire residents can now vote to choose their favourite name for Stagecoach West’s new...

Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail now open at Westonbirt Arboretum

Forestry England has opened a new Shaun the Sheep themed trail around Westonbirt Arboretum, complete with UV pens, activity packs...

Cotswold Farm Park is opening luxury holiday lodges

Cotswold Farm Park has announced it will open six new luxury holiday lodges, all of which have been built with sustainability in...

Cinderella at the Everyman Theatre review: We had an absolute ball

Miranda Hart, high-flying surprises, a double dose of saucy panto dames and lashings of Tweedy, Cinderella proved the Everyman...

Showcase dancewear and fancy dress closing down in Cheltenham

One of Cheltenham’s best-known fancy dress shops has announced it is closing down at the start of 2020, selling off its stock to...

Giffords Circus founder passes away

The co-founder of Giffords Circus, Nell Gifford, has died after a long battle with cancer.

Cheltenham's big wheel is back for 2020

Cheltenham's giant observation wheel will be returning to Imperial Gardens in February 2020, after its huge success as part of...

Little Mix to perform live in Gloucester

The world's biggest girl band, Little Mix, is returning to Gloucester this summer, performing a summer concert at Kingsholm...

Highlights from: Christmas on the Farm at Cotswold Farm

Providing picture perfect memories to welcome the festive season, Christmas on the Farm at Cotswold Farm Park was an enchanting...

Frozen 2 is being shown in 4DX at Cineworld Cheltenham

The time Disney fans have all been waiting for is finally here, Frozen 2 is hitting the big screen in November 2019 – with...

Gloucester Quays ice rink tickets on sale

Providing the ultimate Christmas entertainment for the whole family, Gloucester Quays’ outdoor ice rink has announced when it will...

Cotswold Clubhouse review: Much more than just soft play

Providing the ideal antidote to a rainy day, Cotswold Clubhouse has launched a brand new session opening both its gymnasium and...

Westonbirt Arboretum launches relaxed sessions for Christmas

Westonbirt Arboretum has launched two relaxed sessions to help visitors who struggle amongst busy crowds, or with intense special...

Cotswold Farm Park launches search for Santa

Cotswold Farm Park has launched an appeal to find the perfect Santa for its Christmas grotto.

Dippy the Natural History Museum Dinosaur on tour near Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire dinosaur fans, there’s a chance to see one of the most famous dinosaurs in the world – when Dippy, the Natural...

Ninja Warrior UK to open an Adventure Park in Gloucester

Get ready to take on your mates as Ninja Warrior UK has announced it's opening an Adventure Park in Gloucester.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre closed for several days in October

Due to extensive roadworks, Slimbridge Wetland Centre will be closed for nine days in October 2019.

Cheltenham Ice Rink delayed until 2020

Plans to create an outdoor ice rink in Cheltenham for Christmas 2019 have been delayed.

Jeremy Vine to chair debate in Cheltenham

Journalist and presenter Jeremy Vine will appear in Cheltenham this October, to chair an education debate at the town’s Dean Close...

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat review: The musical that gives you a warm fuzzy feeling

With a crash of drums and flash of light, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat burst onto Everyman Theatre's stage for a...

Prinknash Bird and Deer Park to close

One of Gloucestershire’s longest running family attractions will be closing its doors in September 2019, after 45 years in...

Accessible performances launched for Cinderella at the Everyman Theatre

Special accessible performances of the pantomime, Cinderella, have been launched at the Everyman Theatre - meaning that more...

Giant replica moon coming to Gloucester

Special screenings, a massive moon, and all things interstellar are happening across Gloucester this Summer.

Volunteers needed to offer respite to families with disabled children

Gloucestershire County Council is searching for volunteers to give regular short breaks to children with disabilities and complex...

Dog festival coming to Bristol

Grab your four-legged friends and head down to Bristol’s DogFest with the whole family for an amazing weekend for dog lovers.

Arctic Adventure launching at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Icy fronts are predicted at Slimbridge Wetland Centre in July, when a new Arctic Adventure attraction is set to open – just in...

Stagecoach to offer free travel for World Environment Day

Celebrating World Environment Day in 2019, Stagecoach West is offering free bus travel on one of its most popular services...

Tall Ships Festival offers free entry to Armed Forces

Servicemen and women are being offered the chance to enjoy Gloucester’s Tall Ships and Adventure Festival for free thanks to a...