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Cheltenham College hosts new virtual open events for prospective students

Whether you’re looking for further education options or a fantastic preparatory school, Cheltenham College is running virtual open...

Everyman Theatre launches new year of youth theatre workshops

The Everyman Theatre’s youth theatre will be launching for a new academic year in September 2020, for ages four to 20 – with...

Cheltenham set to sparkle this Christmas with new festive lights

New lights will bring plenty of festive cheer to Cheltenham this Christmas, while plans for an expanded market are cancelled.

Cheltenham’s new senior school is uncertain after last-minute judicial review

The future of The High School Leckhampton, Cheltenham’s new £30m senior school, has been potentially threatened by a last-minute...

Over Farm plans to open a new Countryside Adventure attraction in Gloucester

Over Farm in Gloucester is planning to build Countryside Adventure – a brand-new family attraction with splash zone, maze and...

A new LEGO store is opening near Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire AFOLs and KFOLs get ready, LEGO has announced it will be opening its latest retail store at Cabot Circus in...

Zero joining fees for new members at East Glos Club

East Glos Club is serving a summer bargain for new members – zero joining fees at the popular Cheltenham tennis and squash club,...

Where to find all the characters along Gloucester’s MonsterHero Safari

Colourful characters are hiding all over Gloucester as part of the MonsterHero Safari Trail, this summer.

Hollywood Bowl in Cheltenham is reopening in August

After lockdown delays, Hollywood Bowl at Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter is reopen its doors in August 2020.

Stowe Family Law is celebrating first-year anniversary in Cheltenham

It has been one year since Stowe Family Law opened its Cheltenham office, successfully taking on family and divorce cases across...

Dean Forest Railway is reopening in August

SEE THE SOGLOS VIDEO - Dean Forest Railway in Lydney is reopening in August 2020, just in time for a summer holiday steam train...

Gloucestershire Libraries launch new reserve and collect service

Hoping for a good summer read? Gloucestershire Libraries has introduced a new reserve and collect service for everyone with...

Bristol Zoo is reopening in July

Bristol Zoo Gardens is reopening to the public in July 2020, following its closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park is reopening in July

A firm family favourite, Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park is reopening on Saturday 4 July 2020, as lockdown restrictions in...

Cotswold Farm Park is reopening in July

The hugely popular Cotswold Farm Park is reopening to visitors on Saturday 4 July 2020, following the easing of coronavirus...

Cotswold Wildlife Park is reopening in June

Cotswold Wildlife Park is reopening on Wednesday 17 June 2020 after being closed for almost three months during lockdown.

Cotswold Country Park and Beach is reopening in June

Gloucestershire’s very own beach and swimming lagoon, Cotswold Country Park and Beach, is reopening this June – for family day out...

Slimbridge Wetland Centre is reopening in June

Great news for Gloucestershire families and birdwatchers, Slimbridge Wetland Centre is welcoming visitors back on Wednesday 10...

Cheltenham ice rink confirmed for 2020

Plans to bring an outdoor ice rink to Cheltenham’s Imperial Gardens have been given the go ahead for Christmas 2020, with a bigger...

Gloucestershire children release charity single for frontline workers

Young musicians from all over Gloucestershire have written and recorded ‘Every Rainbow Drawn’ to thank frontline workers and raise...

National Star hosts its first ever virtual pet show

Gloucestershire charity National Star is looking for cute cats, dapper dogs and beautiful bunnies as it hosts its first ever...

Gloucestershire businesses hosting virtual entertainment

Join Tweedy’s Lost and Found, practice self-care and go on a virtual tour with these Gloucestershire businesses hosting online...

Virtual Doggy Days show launches near Gloucestershire

Dog owners in Gloucestershire can enter their pups into the Dean Farm Trust Virtual Doggy Days dog show this May bank holiday...

Cinderella at the Everyman Theatre wins a Great British Pantomime Award

The Everyman Theatre’s production of Cinderella has won best script in The Great British Pantomime Awards. Oh yes it has...

Berkeley Castle turns blue to celebrate Gloucestershire’s NHS workers

Berkeley Castle is illuminated in blue to show its appreciation for Gloucestershire’s NHS staff.

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust photo competition now open for entries

Entries are now open for this year’s Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust photo competition with new categories and bigger prizes for...

Theo The Mouse launches online educational show for kids

The creators of Theo The Mouse have launched a new online educational show for five to seven-year-olds, aimed at families...

Gloucestershire boy runs marathon for Longfield Hospice

Eight-year-old George Hookham from Gloucestershire took on the Two Point Six Challenge to help raise money for Longfield Hospice.

WWT launches new home learning hub

Designed with families in mind, WWT has launched a new home learning hub, packed with inspirational and educational activities all...

The King's School Gloucester opens its kitchen for local food charity

The King’s School in Gloucester has opened its kitchen to local charity, The Long Table, enabling it to cook over 600 meals for...