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Two Changing Places toilets coming to Cheltenham

Work is about to start building one of two new Changing Places disabled toilets. The first will be in Cheltenham’s Pittville Park,...

Huge inflatable assault course coming to GL1

An enormous inflatable assault course known as Lunar City is coming to Gloucester’s leisure centre, GL1 from Saturday 14 July...

Gloucester company hiring princes and princesses

It’s a dream come true for fairy tale fans! A Gloucester-based party company is looking for men and women to become its newest...

Giant soft play centre proposed at Gloucester Quays

Plans to build a giant soft play inside Gloucester Quays have been approved by Gloucester City Council. The 15,000 square foot...

Veganism to take over Cheltenham Science Festival

The Vegan Society is set to run a host of children-friendly activities during Cheltenham Science Festival 2018, including riding a...

Cotswold Farm Park to offer free entry to Dads on Father's Day

Families can enjoy a great day out as Cotswold Farm Park this June, with dads getting free entry in celebration of Father's Day.

Everyman Theatre offers free bursary places for Senior Summer School

Great news for budding young performers, as the Everyman Theatre is offering five free bursary places for this year's Senior...

Gloucester Cathedral launches 360 digital tour

You can now take a tour around Gloucester Cathedral without leaving your home, thanks to a digital 360-degree tour of the...

Cheltenham Science Festival announces free ...around town programme

Promising over 50 free activities for all ages, Cheltenham Science Festival’s ...around town programme is set to be better than...

Berkeley Castle to offer free entry for grandparents

Favourite family destination, Berkeley Castle, will offer free entry for grandparents who accompany a paying child, on Mondays...

Dick Whittington pantomime already breaking records at The Roses

Following the hugely successful production of Sleeping Beauty in 2017, The Roses Theatre has revealed that this year's panto has...

6 Gloucestershire farms involved in Open Farm Sunday

Six farms across Gloucestershire will open their gates on Sunday 10 June 2018 to take part in the LEAF Open Farm Sunday event for...

New Instagram alternative to help grandparents stay connected

A Gloucestershire man has set up an alternative to Instagram, to help families keep in touch with older relatives who don’t have...

New soft-play and cafe opening in Bourton-on-the-Water

Parents in the Cotswolds will soon have a new soft play destination for their children to explore, when the Cotswold Clubhouse...

Inland surfing centre opening near Gloucestershire

A cutting-edge inland surfing centre will be opening in Bristol in Autumn 2019. The £2 million project will be known as The Wave.

The Wilson to open a fully accessible children's gallery

Complete with fully accessible areas, a buggy park and dyslexia-friendly fonts, The Wilson Gallery in Cheltenham will open a...

Sup and Chow to launch mother and baby sessions

Cheltenham pub the Sup and Chow plans to rebrand as a more family-friendly venue, starting with a range of mother and baby groups...

Dog Swim is coming to Sandford Parks Lido

Promising plenty of wagging tails, Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham will host its hugely-popular Dog Swim to celebrate the end of...

Eastnor Castle introduces Mellow Mondays

Eastnor Castle is opening on Mondays throughout June 2018, to accommodate visitors looking for a more tranquil day out at the...

Cheltenham Animal Shelter set to host animal days holiday club

Promising a week of jam-packed holiday fun, Cheltenham Animal Shelter is set to host its Animal Days holiday scheme this May.

The Highway Rat Activity Trail review

The Highway Rat Trail gives children the chance to venture around the Forest of Dean, searching for characters from the popular...

Sherborne Cinema enjoys busiest ever Easter holiday thanks to Peter Rabbit

Sherborne Cinema in the centre of Gloucester says it’s been turning customers away every day of the Easter holidays, because it...

Everyman Theatre announces Tweedy the Clown's panto return

Everyman Theatre has announced that everyone's favourite clown, Tweedy, is set to return to the stage to star in its 2018 panto,...

Nibley Music Festival announces 2018 line up

The popular family-friendly festival has just announced its amazing line-up, including The Pigeon Detectives, The King Blues and...

Stagecoach West to host special Easter Egg Hunt

Stagecoach West will be getting into the seasonal spirit and hosting a special Easter Egg Hunt on its buses, promising plenty of...

Magicland replacement Rugrats and Halfpints announces opening date

A popular soft play area in Cirencester has announced that it’s opening on Saturday 31 March 2018.

Forest School at Rendcomb College review

Encouraging learning in an outdoor environment, Rendcomb College is right to be proud of its Forest School. So, the school invited...

Children’s clothing shop Carousel to become pop-up

A shop which specialises in second hand, designer children’s clothes could start running as a pop-up with an online presence, in a...

Fascinating connection between Disneyland and Cheltenham’s new John Lewis revealed

A slice of Cheltenham’s automotive history, which also links to the town’s new John Lewis store, is on display at Disneyland...

Cattle Country expands its castle play area

The popular children’s play castle at Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park is expanding, with work due to be completed in time for...