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Discover the benefits of performing arts for children with classes in dance, drama and singing from Stagecoach Gloucester.

5 important reasons why children need the performing arts

From encouraging creativity to teaching skills for life, performing arts offers a whole host of benefits for children’s health...

SoGlos has created the ultimate hot list for families, rounding-up 15 of Gloucestershire’s best soft play centres.

13 Gloucestershire soft play centres

Soft play is the perfect way to burn off your children’s excess energy, with SoGlos rounding-up 13 of the best soft play centres...

Don’t let the downpours stop you finding things to do with the kids when it rains in Gloucestershire.

26 fun places to take the kids when it rains in Gloucestershire

When it starts to drizzle, check out SoGlos’s comprehensive hot list of fun (and dry!) places to take the kids when its...

SoGlos has rounded up 16 attractions all within an hour of Gloucestershire for fantastic family days out.

16 amazing attractions within an hour's drive of Gloucestershire

Treat your family to a day out to remember without the long car journey, with 16 of the best days out within an hour of Gloucestershire.

With options for all ages, find your next family day out in Gloucestershire.

12 lovely family days out in Gloucestershire

From narrowboat cruises to dog sledding, SoGlos reveals 12 of the loveliest family friendly days out in Gloucestershire.

Up to six people or two households can currently meet up in these perfect Gloucestershire locations.

18 perfect places to meet your friends and family in Gloucestershire

From scenic alfresco dining spots and Cotswold pub gardens to beauty spots and outdoor attractions, discover 18 places in Gloucestershire...

Discover where to see Gloucestershire’s cutest animals this spring.

11 of the cutest spring baby animals to 'aww' at in Gloucestershire

Downy ducklings, little lambs and more new arrivals are being born every day as the weather warms up. And with outdoor attractions...

From putting in an appeal to considering an independent school, SoGlos shares some practical tips on what to do if your child doesn’t get into their first choice school this April 2021.

6 steps to take if your child doesn’t get into their first choice school

There are plenty of practical steps you can take if your child doesn’t get a place at their first choice school this April...

There are so many ways you can transform your outdoor space to make the most of it this summer 2021.

10 ways to transform your outdoor space

With everything from hot tubs and BBQ areas to home offices and playrooms, SoGlos rounds up 10 exciting ways you can transform...

Support local and discover nine picturesque Cotswold towns and villages to visit safely this spring, as lockdown restrictions begin to ease in April 2021.

9 charming Cotswold towns and villages to explore safely this spring

With good weather on the way and some lockdown restrictions easing in April 2021, the Cotswolds is beginning to welcome visitors...

Discover 10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this April 2021, as more lockdown restrictions are due to be eased.

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this April

The countdown to Monday 12 April 2021 is on, with SoGlos rounding up 10 unmissable things to do this month as more lockdown...

Digital campus developments, dinosaurs and doughnuts – exciting things are happening in the city of Gloucester.

21 exciting things to look forward to in Gloucester in 2021

Some incredibly exciting things are happening in Gloucester in 2021 – from £100-million pound development projects and cool,...

Keep the kids busy for less with this handy hot list of affordable attractions in Gloucestershire.

10 affordable family friendly attractions in Gloucestershire

Keep the kids entertained without spending a fortune, with SoGlos’s selection of 10 affordable, family-friendly Gloucestershire...

Treat your mum this Mother’s Day 2021 with one of these sweet gift ideas.

13 ways to treat your Mum this Mother's Day

While Mother’s Day might be a bit different this year, so SoGlos has handpicked gifts you can buy in Gloucestershire...

Support the locals at these independent businesses in Gloucestershire.

11 independent businesses to support in Gloucestershire

From local garden centres to family-run toyshops, there are lots of great independent businesses here in Gloucestershire, with...

Let the kids run wild at these super fun days out for toddlers in Gloucestershire.

12 toddler-friendly days out in Gloucestershire

Thinking of new things to do with the kiddies can sometimes be a tricky task, so we’ve pulled together our top 12 toddler-friendly...

Check out 11 of the most unique activities for toddlers in Gloucestershire.

11 of the most unique activities for toddlers in Gloucestershire

Inspiring the most discerning tots – and their equally discerning grown-ups – SoGlos has discovered 11 of the most unique activities...

Discover 43 places to host a brilliant birthday party in Gloucestershire.

43 places to host unforgettable children's birthday parties in Gloucestershire

From sporty celebrations and animal encounters to crafty fun and movie magic, discover 43 places to host an unforgettable children’s...

Discover 12 unusual facts about the county’s schools in this hot list.

12 things you didn’t know about Gloucestershire’s schools

From secret discos, links to the Titanic and famous alumni, Gloucestershire’s schools are home to some fascinating little-known...

Find 11 of the best experience days in Gloucestershire with SoGlos.

11 of the best experience days

With everything from off-road adventures and brewery tours to clay pigeon shooting and water sports, SoGlos rounds up 11 of...

Discover 10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this March 2021, as lockdown restrictions are beginning to be gradually lifted across the county.

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this March

As lockdown restrictions begin to ease, SoGlos rounds up 10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire in March 2021 – from...

Discover 7 Cheltenham organisations paving the way for science and technology in this hot list.

7 Cheltenham organisations paving the way for science and technology

With some of the world’s leading organisations paving the way for science and technology right here in Gloucestershire,...

Unmissable ideas for family things to do in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds – with 100 to choose from!

100 things to do as a family in Gloucestershire

SoGlos rounds up 100 ideas for family days out in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds, to keep those calendars busy for months...

Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum help the arboretum to thrive — sharing 9 reasons why you should become a member in this hot list.

9 reasons to become a Friend of Westonbirt Arboretum

With free child tickets, year-round entry and great discounts available, there are plenty of reasons to become a Friend of...

Gloucestershire parents, discover 10 handy tips for home-schooling and remote learning.

10 useful tips for Gloucestershire’s home-schooling parents

With Gloucestershire schools closed due to Covid-19, Malvern St James Girls’ School has shared some useful tips for home-schooling...

The Future Skills programme at the King’s School Gloucester Sixth Form prepares students for living independently.

9 future skills every young person in Gloucestershire needs

Learning to cook, managing finances and caring for the environment are just some of the essential skills young people should...

An ideal place to raise children, Cheltenham has so much to offer families.

9 reasons Cheltenham is a great place to raise a family

With its family-friendly festivals, gorgeous parks and incredible schools, discover why Cheltenham is an ideal place for families...

These are the things that you can still do in Gloucestershire during the third national lockdown in January and February 2021.

11 things you can still do in Gloucestershire during lockdown three

From shopping for essentials to getting your daily dose of fresh air – here’s what you can still do in Gloucestershire during...

Gloucestershire is home to many great sledging spots.

11 places to go sledging in Gloucestershire

It’s snowing! Head to some of Gloucestershire’s best sledging hills, parks and peaks.

Find 29 places to meet Santa in Gloucestershire this Christmas 2020.

29 magical places to meet Santa Claus in Gloucestershire

Christmas will be a little different in 2020, but there are still some magical ways for children to meet Santa Claus across...

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