Gloucestershire culture interviews

Read SoGlos culture interviews with Gloucestershire experts, celebrities and personalities.

Find out more about Mallams’ services in this interview with Jewellery Specialist, Louise Dennis FGA DGA.

Interview with Mallams' Jewellery Specialist

Joining Mallams in 2015, Jewellery Specialist Louise Dennis FGA DGA reveals how to spot valuable items, shares a record-breaking...

Find out more about the incredible International Centre for Birds of Prey. Photo by nickwb.com

Interview with International Centre for Birds of Prey

Sharing amazing animal facts, dispelling myths and discussing the importance of protecting endangered species, the International...

Cheltenham Science Festival interview

Set to explore everything from plastics to gin making, scientist Mark Miodownik talks to SoGlos about his upcoming events at...

Find out more about Love From a Stranger. All images © Sheila Burnett

Agatha Christie's Love From a Stranger interview

Agatha Christie’s thrilling ‘whodunwhat’ play, Love From a Stranger, is heading to Cheltenham’s Everyman...

SoGlos talks to Liz Earle ahead of her appearance at The Handmade Fair.

Interview with Liz Earle MBE

An ambassador for natural health, wellbeing and beauty, Liz Earle MBE is set to deliver an inspiring talk at The Handmade Fair...

Here’s what you can expect from Gloucestershire’s first inclusive festival.

Interview with FestivALL

Dedicated to bringing the whole community together, FestivALL is a month-long celebration across the county with a whole host...

SoGlos talks to Sofia Troncoso ahead of her debut at Longborough Festival Opera.

Interview with American soprano Sofia Troncoso

Ahead of her debut performance at Longborough Festival Opera, SoGlos finds out about the ‘ruthless intrigue’ of...

Find out more about Cheltenham Ladies’ College’s fascinating archives!

Interview with Cheltenham Ladies' College's Archivist

A full-time archivist who receives, records and displays Cheltenham Ladies’ College’s incredible collection of...

Run away with the circus in SoGlos’s interview with Giffords! © Andrew Rees

Interview with Giffords Circus

Preparing for another sensational summer show, Giffords Circus will delight its ever-increasing following of fans with its...

Spring is finally on the horizon! Get your garden set for the new season.

In the garden with Trioscape... spring

Celebrate the arrival of the new season by getting your garden ready for the spring months, with Trioscape Garden Centre offering...

Enjoy an insight into Fresh: Art Fair with its co-founders in SoGlos’s interview.

Interview with Fresh: Art Fair's co-founders, Anthony and Ellie Wardle

With Fresh: Art Fair set to return to Cheltenham Racecourse this April, SoGlos talks to co-founders and father-daughter team,...

SoGlos gets inspiration from Gloucestershire party planners, Oasis Events. © Design Photography

Interview with Oasis Events, Gloucestershire party planners

Top party planners across Gloucestershire, the Cotswolds and beyond, Oasis Events reveals how it plans celebrations to remember...

SoGlos gets the gossip from Joanne Clifton about her starring role in Flashdance.

Interview with Strictly star Joanne Clifton

A dream come true… SoGlos chats to Strictly star Joanne Clifton about her starring role in iconic musical, Flashdance, ahead...

Find out what to expect at Miserden’s pop-up restaurant evenings.

Interview about Miserden's pop-up restaurant

Excellent chefs, bring your own booze, and fantastic feasts comprising sushi, tapas and Moroccan; find out what to expect at...

Get your garden all set for winter with the help of Trioscape Garden Centre.

In the garden with Trioscape... winter

Celebrate the arrival of the new season by getting your garden ready for the winter months, with Trioscape Garden Centre offering...

Cotswold-based artist George Irvine captured in his studio. Image © Sophie Carson.

In the studio with George Irvine

Ahead of his debut exhibition at The Compton Gallery, SoGlos chats to Cotswold artist George Irvine about his artistic background,...

Find out what motivates adventure man, Jamie McDonald in our latest interview.

Interview with Jamie McDonald

Gloucester’s sporting hero Jamie McDonald has made a name for himself by taking on monumental challenges across the globe,...

Scott Petrek offers an insight into the first Severn Wader Festival.

Interview with Slimbridge Wetland Centre's Scott Petrek

Ahead of the first Severn Wader Festival at Slimbridge Wetland Centre, SoGlos talks to reserve warden Scott Petrek about wildlife,...

Doug Allan shares his incredible experiences of working as a wildlife cameraman.

Interview with wildlife cameraman Doug Allan

Ahead of his appearance at Cheltenham Science Festival, SoGlos had the pleasure of chatting to world-renowned wildlife cameraman...

New Brewery Arts’ CEO Beth Alden discusses what visitors can expect at the Cirencester venue.

Interview with Beth Alden from New Brewery Arts

New Brewery Arts’ CEO Beth Alden chats to SoGlos about what to expect with a visit to the vibrant creative hub in the...

SoGlos discusses Summerhouse Training’s beauty courses in this insightful interview.

Interview with Summerhouse Training's students and teacher

Offering an insight into Summerhouse Training’s beauty courses, SoGlos speaks to three students and one of the experienced...

SoGlos discusses slavery in Gloucestershire ahead of new play, Twenty One Pounds.

Interview with Twenty One Pounds' director Paul Milton

SoGlos speaks to Everyman Theatre’s creative director Paul Milton ahead of brand new play, Twenty One Pounds, a real...

Sophie discusses anticipated play, A Judgement In Stone, visiting Everyman Theatre in May.

Interview with actress Sophie Ward

Ahead of performing in Ruth Rendell’s masterpiece, A Judgement In Stone, SoGlos speaks to actress Sophie Ward about theatre,...

Gloucestershire artist Paul Oz chats to SoGlos about Fresh: Art Fair.

Interview with Fresh: Art Fair artist Paul Oz

Ahead of this spring’s Fresh: Art Fair, SoGlos chats to Gloucestershire artist Paul Oz about the exciting new contemporary...

Cheltenham artist, Camilla tells SoGlos about her upcoming debut exhibition.

In the Studio with Camilla MacDonald

Immortalising picture-perfect settings from Gloucestershire and beyond, SoGlos speaks to Cheltenham-based artist, Camilla MacDonald...

Major General Andy Salmon discusses the inspiration behind Journey Through Conflict.

Interview with Major General Andy Salmon

Ahead of Major General Andy Salmon’s inspiring and emotive Journey Through Conflict talk at Christ Church in Cheltenham,...

A Passionate Woman opens at Everyman Theatre before embarking on a UK tour. ® Hide The Shark.

Interview with A Passionate Woman cast and director

Talking all things nostalgia, ageing and acting, SoGlos met with cast members and the director of A Passionate Woman, set to...

SoGlos discusses Guy Sheppard’s gothic crime story, in this author interview.

Interview with author Guy Sheppard

SoGlos talks to Gloucestershire writer Guy Sheppard about his debut novel, a gothic ghost story inspired by the real life,...

SoGlos talks ultimate cakes, soggy bottoms and gardening with the legendary Mary Berry.

Interview with Mary Berry

From the ultimate cake and clean eating to her favourite place in the Cotswolds, SoGlos chewed the fat with Mary Berry at RHS...

Jaqueline Wilson discusses Hetty Feather ahead of its run at Everyman Theatre.

Interview with author Jaqueline Wilson

With a CBBC series, West End adaptation and fifth book, children’s author, Jaqueline Wilson, discusses her uplifting...

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