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Huge zip wire coming to Gloucester Docks

Take in views of Gloucester Docks like you’ve never seen it before, as a huge zip wire comes to the city as part of the Tall Ships...

Kids eat free at Giggling Squid for Thai New Year

Dress up the kids in floral clothing and enjoy a free meal at Cheltenham’s Giggling Squid restaurant to celebrate Thai New Year.

Gloucester Quays confirms soft play will not open

Plans for a giant soft play centre inside Gloucester Quays will not go ahead as planned.

The Family Haven on the lookout for new trustees

SoGlos's Charity of the Year 2019, The Family Haven, is on the hunt for new trustees to join its board and help make a difference....

The Tiger Who Came to Tea review: Children’s theatre at its finest

Retelling the classic children’s tale of the very hungry tiger who descends on a family for his dinner, this charming performance...

Cotswold Farm Park reveals new visitor centre

Cotswold Farm Park has revealed the first pictures of its brand-new visitor centre after an extensive renovation project.

XJump Gloucestershire in shock closure

Gloucester’s only trampoline centre has closed with immediate effect in a shock closure.

Yanto’s Pancake House review

Offering far more than just chocolate covered pancakes, Yanto’s Pancake House in Gloucester opens up a world of savoury and sweet...

Robinswood Hill will get a new café and community space

Robinswood Hill Country Park is about to get a serious makeover thanks to a new community space and café that’s been given the go...

Gloucester Life Museum faces closure

The Gloucester Life Museum faces an uncertain future as it closes for essential building restoration work.

Giffords Circus reveals 2019 tour details

Giffords Circus fans will be delighted that details of the 2019 tour have been revealed, with Xanadu the theme for next year's...

The Family Haven announced as SoGlos Charity of the Year 2019

Helping disadvantaged and vulnerable families in Gloucestershire, The Family Haven has been selected as the SoGlos Charity of the...

Zog family trail coming to Beechenhurst

Following in the footsteps of The Gruffalo, The Highway Rat, and Stick Man, a new forest trail is coming to Beechenhurst in 2019.

Fairy-themed festival heading to Cheltenham

A fairy-themed festival will be pitching up at Cheltenham Racecourse in 2019.

Full scholarships available for sixth formers at Rendcomb College

Students wanting to attend the prestigious Rendcomb College are being given to chance to apply for five very special 100 per cent...

New children’s role-play centre to open in Cheltenham

Encouraging imaginative play, a new role-play centre for children has announced that it will open in Bishop’s Cleeve in 2019.

Laser Tag coming to Cheltenham

Cheltenham's first Laser Tag is set to open at The Play Farm in Cheltenham this autumn.

The Everyman Theatre reveals details about Aladdin pantomime

Casting the wishes of audiences across the county, the Everyman Theatre's 2018 pantomime, Aladdin, looks set to be another...

Gloucestershire College unveils new Cinderford Campus

A new Gloucestershire College campus has opened its doors in Cinderford in the Forest of Dean, featuring state-of-the-art tech and...

Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail offers free family fun

Families searching for some summer fun across Gloucestershire can hop along the Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail, running until Sunday 9...

Changing Places toilet opens in Pittville Park

Work is now complete on the first of two new Changing Places disabled toilets in Cheltenham. The facility in Pittville Park opens...

Schools invited to get green-fingered with RHS Malvern Spring Festival School Challenge

Kids can get creative and stuck in with a gardening challenge, run by RHS Malvern Spring Festival.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre review

Offering so much more than just birds, Slimbridge Wetland Centre is a great spot to visit in any weather, promising wonderful...

EXCLUSIVE: Cheltenham splash pad announces opening date

SoGlos can exclusively reveal when the new splash pad built inside Leisure at Cheltenham is opening. The new facility will launch...

Cheltenham Ladies' College to open new Health and Fitness Centre

Cementing its reputation as a leading independent school, Cheltenham Ladies' College is set to celebrate the opening of its new...

Giant LEGO Animal Trail returns to Slimbridge

A popular event combining LEGO with nature, the Giant LEGO Brick Animal Trail returns to WWT Slimbridge in 2018, promising another...

Gloucester Cathedral celebrates £6 million Project Pilgrim Completion

Gloucester Cathedral has celebrated the completion of the first phase of its ground-breaking renovation project, Project Pilgrim.

Eastnor Castle review

A family day out combining history, nature and lots of play! Eastnor Castle is a 19th century castle set just beyond the border in...

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...