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The Gruffalo returns to the Forest of Dean to celebrate its 25th anniversary

Bringing everyone's favourite monster back to the Forest of Dean for another year of adventures, Forestry England has unveiled a...

Here's your only chance to see the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition in Gloucestershire

As it tours the UK on loan from the Natural History Museum, don't miss your chance to see an inspiring collection of photographs...

Entries open for Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024

Put your business in the running to win at the Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2024, as entries open for the seventh annual...

Bristol Zoo Project to transform into an African forest for endangered species

The site of Bristol Zoo Project in South Gloucestershire will soon be transformed, as planning permission is granted to build a...

The King's School Gloucester announces dates for its next Chorister Voice Trials

Aspiring singers in Year 2 and 3 are invited to The King's School Gloucester's Chorister Voice Trials this February 2024, giving...

The Roses Theatre shares ambitious plans for a vibrant 2024

Tewkesbury's The Roses Theatre had an incredible year in 2023, from creating its brand-new bar, hosting national comedy treasures,...

Tweedy announces his own massive new circus

Gloucestershire's favourite clown has announced that he's going on tour with his very own circus in 2024, with Tweedy's Massive...

Get your hands on your very own Dalek in Gloucestershire

Two iconic Daleks used in BBC's much-loved Doctor Who are going up for auction in Tetbury this February 2024 — along with a coat...

The King's School Gloucester appoints its first female Chair of Governors

For the first time in the school's history, The King's School Gloucester has appointed a female Chair of Governors, with former...

Mother Goose breaks box office records at the Everyman Theatre

Renowned for bringing world-class productions and West End favourites to its Cheltenham stage, this week the Everyman Theatre...

Gymnastics club in the Forest of Dean to undergo urgent repairs

The Forest of Dean Gymnastics and Fitness Centre in Coleford is to undergo urgent repairs to its roof in the hopes of saving the...

Construction begins on brand-new state-of-the-art music hub in the Forest of Dean

After huge success with its crowdfunding journey, a brand-new community music hub is entering its construction phase — with hopes...

How to win your very own Giant Golden Goose Egg signed by Gloucestershire star Tweedy

Find out how you can win a fabulous signed golden egg from this year's recording-breaking show, Mother Goose, at the Everyman...

SoGlos announces its Charity of the Year 2024

SoGlos is delighted to announce the Hollie Gazzard Trust as our Charity of the Year for 2024, supporting its vital work to end...

Holiday experts reveal insider 'secrets' to the perfect family-friendly weekend in the Cotswolds

A weekend away with everything booked and planned for is the dream when you're travelling with kids. And luxury Gloucestershire...

A new baby remembrance garden is opening at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital

Work is starting on creating a new baby remembrance garden at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, thanks to the generosity of the...

Cheltenham Ladies’ College named the Sunday Times' best independent school in the south west for 2024

Recognised in the Sunday Times' respected Parent Power Guide for another year, Cheltenham Ladies' College wins best independent...

Gloucestershire families look to Home Upgrade Grant for help this Fuel Poverty Awareness Day 2023

As Fuel Poverty Awareness Day approaches this November 2023, households are turning to the UK government's Home Upgrade Grant...

Famous illuminated tractors return to the Cotswolds this Christmas

Fast becoming a Cotswold Christmas tradition, the Banbury Christmas Tractor Run returns this December 2023, lighting up north...

Award-winning dog-focused pet store set to open in Stow-on-the-Wold

Stow-on-the-Wold will be the latest destination to welcome a popular dog-only store this December 2023 — 'DOG' by the...

New 'Gloucester Believes...' campaign shares the magic of Christmas in the city

Encouraging people across Gloucestershire and beyond to experience the magic of Gloucester at Christmastime, the new 'Gloucester...

Here's how your dog can meet Santa in Gloucestershire

Christmas isn't just for humans, pampered pooches can also get in on the festive action at Dobbies Garden Centres across...

All-weather ice skating comes to the Cotswolds this Christmas

Skate into a winter wonderland at Cotswold Water Park, as The Gateway Ice Rink returns for another year of all-weather ice skating...

Magical new immersive Santa experience set to open at Gloucester Quays

Pull on the winter woolies and join Santa and his elves at Coal Kitchen for Gloucester Quay's first immersive Christmas...

Free Christmas shopping parking returns to Gloucester

There will be free car parking available in Gloucester city centre on Thursdays in December 2023, in the run-up to Christmas -...

Why Gloucestershire parents should consider an independent prep school for their child

Gloucestershire has some of the best independent schools in the country, with prep and senior schools such as Wycliffe College in...

Giffords Circus announces its 2024 show

Bringing the magic of Arthurian legends to life under its famous big top, Giffords Circus has announced the name and dates for its...

Syrian refugee achieves first-class degree from University of Gloucestershire

After fleeing conflict in his home country, Mohammed Hady Taresh was unable to work or open a bank account while his asylum...

Ninja Warrior UK Gloucester releases Christmas gift boxes for 2023

Give the gift of a Ninja Warrior UK experience this Christmas, as the Gloucester attraction launches brand-new Christmas gift...

How to keep your pets calm and safe during fireworks

With New Year's Eve celebrations set to bring spectacular fireworks displays to Gloucestershire, SoGlos shares some handy tips for...