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In its free summer exhibition, New Brewery Arts in Cirencester is inviting visitors to explore the colourful history of one of Britain’s most distinctive jewellery brands.

New Brewery Arts is celebrating 20 years of Tatty Devine this summer

Colourful British jewellery brand, Tatty Devine, is at New Brewery Arts in Cirencester this summer for an exhibition documenting...

Joinery apprentices, Drew Lewis and Ethan Godwin, have created two free street libraries at housing developments in Wotton-under-Edge and Stonehouse.

Gloucestershire apprentices create free street libraries

Two apprentice joiners working in Gloucestershire have created miniature community street libraries for housing developments...

Families are invited to take part in Gloucester Cathedral’s Summer Challenge during the school holidays.

A family summer challenge is launching at Gloucester Cathedral

Children can enjoy a summer of fun at Gloucester Cathedral, taking on a series of family-friendly challenges as they explore...

A second instalment of Jeremy Clarkson’s Farm shot in the Cotswolds will be coming to Amazon Prime Video.

Season two of Jeremy Clarkson’s Farm has been confirmed

A new season of Jeremy Clarkson’s Farm will be filmed at his Cotswolds’ Diddly Squat Farm home, it has been confirmed by Amazon...

Gloucester Culture Trust and the city council say they will put their efforts and resources into the city’s cultural recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

Gloucester withdraws from the race to become UK City of Culture

Gloucester will no longer be bidding for the title of UK City of Culture 2025, choosing instead to focus its efforts on recovering...

Visitors to Beechenhurst can see nine brand-new sculptures along the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail, launching in July 2021.

Brand-new installations at the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trail are revealed

To celebrate its 35th anniversary, the Forest of Dean Sculpture Trust has unveiled nine new sculptures along its famous trail,...

Hunt for clues, take a self-guided audio tour and try on outfits at Pittville Pump Rooms’ new heritage trail.

New heritage trail launching at Pittville Pump Rooms

Soak up Pittville Pump Rooms’ history in a new way on the heritage trail, launching in September 2021.

The programme, which started as part of Gloucester History Festival, will receive a £250,000 National Lottery Heritage Fund grant.

Gloucester’s City Voices is awarded £250,000 grant

The National Lottery Heritage Fund grand will help City Voices bring Gloucester’s diverse heritage to life over the next three...

Visit Gloucester is offering virtual events, as well as an online survey, to give people the chance to have their say on what makes Gloucester so special. © John Rees

Visit Gloucester is asking people to share what makes Gloucester so special

Whether you live in or around Gloucester, used to live in the city or just have an opinion about it, Visit Gloucester is giving...

The Winchcombe meteorite has been officially classified as a carbonaceous chondrite. © Trustees of the Natural History Museum

Winchcombe meteorite is dated back to the start of the solar system

After plummeting to Gloucestershire in February 2021, the Winchcombe meteorite has been officially classified – with scientists...

Countryfile’s Adam Henson is welcoming visitors to explore a sea of wildflowers this summer at Cotswold Farm Park

Cotswold Farm Park Flower Field opens for summer

Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park has opened its wild flower field for summer 2021.

Gloucester Culture Trust is leading the bid to make Gloucester the UK City of Culture in 2025.

Gloucester is bidding to become UK City of Culture in 2025

Gloucester hopes to become the cultural capital of the UK in 2025, after putting in a bid to become the next UK City of Culture.

Bates Goldsmiths in Cheltenham crafts incredible bespoke jewellery that has been consciously created.

How one Gloucestershire goldsmith uses responsibly sourced materials to create incredible bespoke jewellery

Cheltenham jeweller, Bates Goldsmiths, handpicks gemstones which have been carefully sourced and uses fairmined and recycled...

Do you have any bobby dazzlers gathering dust to bring along to Dickinson’s Real Deal when it comes to Cheltenham?

Dickinson’s Real Deal is coming to Cheltenham

ITV’S antiques show, presented by David Dickinson, is looking for Gloucestershire locals to cash in their antiques this July...

The new recipe book features more than 50 recipes inspired by top chefs, including Tom Kerridge.

Stroud personal trainer creates fundraising cookbook for women’s refuge

The new cookbook, which is donating all profits to Stroud Women’s Refuge, includes recipes from Gloucestershire’s...

Experience a taste of Hawaii at Slimbridge Wetland Centre’s latest exhibit, Mission Possible. © WWT Amy Alsop

New Hawaiian-inspired exhibit opens at Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Families and nature lovers can say ‘aloha’ to the world’s rarest goose at Slimbridge’s newest exhibit, celebrating the WWT’s...

The Christmas Pig by J.K. Rowling is being released on Tuesday 12 October 2021. Photography Debra Hurford Brown © J.K. Rowling 2018

J.K. Rowling is releasing her first children’s novel since Harry Potter

The Christmas Pig follows J.K. Rowling’s children’s fairy tale, The Ickabog, which was serialised online for free during lockdown.

Joe Hill of 3D Joe and Max is returning to Gloucester this summer 2021 to create incredible 3D optical illusions highlighting the city’s heritage.

Discover Gloucester’s heritage through incredible 3D street art this summer

Discover Gloucester’s remarkable history in spectacular 3D this summer 2021, as artist Joe Hill returns to the city....

The vintage car, fashion and music festival is back this August 2021, after taking a hiatus in 2020. Image © Pete and Adela Hayward.

Gloucester Goes Retro is returning this summer

Take a trip back in time this August 2021, when Gloucester Goes Retro returns to the city.

Forest of Dean singer and actor Olly Alexander could be the next time-travelling Doctor Who to appear on TV screens, according to those social media rumours.

Olly Alexander is favourite to be the next Doctor Who

It’s a Sin actor, Years & Years singer and Forest of Dean local, Olly Alexander, is hotly-tipped to be the next Doctor Who....

See the Flying Scotsman as it chugs through Gloucestershire on Saturday 21 August 2021.

Here’s where you can see the Flying Scotsman in Gloucestershire

The legendary locomotive is steaming through the county on Saturday 21 August 2021, giving Gloucestershire train buffs the...

Joan Collins, Ed Miliband, children’s laureate Cressida Cowell, Bimini Bon Boulash, Skin and Susie Dent all feature in the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2021 line-up.

First look at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2021 line-up

The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival is set to return at full capacity in 2021 – with this year’s...

Celebrate the harvest season when Malvern Autumn Show returns to Three Counties Showground in September 2021.

Malvern Autumn Show is returning to Three Counties Showground in 2021

After being postponed in 2020, the iconic Malvern Autumn Show is making a comeback – promising a long weekend of seasonal fun...

Alan Turing played a vital role in breaking the German Enigma code and a huge rainbow-coloured canvas celebrating his legacy and birthday has appeared at GCHQ.

Alan Turing painting appears at GCHQ to celebrate his legacy

A giant artwork honouring Alan Turing’s legacy has been revealed at GCHQ on what would have been the late mathematician’s 109th...

Get up close to the latest aircraft on the market and even take them for a demo flight when AeroExpo and RotorTech UK comes to the Cotswolds in 2022.

A new aircraft show is coming to Gloucestershire in 2022

The UK’s Festival of Aviation will be held at Cotswold Airport in June 2022.

Don’t miss the chance to visit the Confetti Flower Field, this June 2021.

Confetti Flower Field to open for summer

SEE THE SOGLOS VIDEO – The dates have been revealed for the 10 days the Confetti Flower Field in Pershore will be open...

The rooms and exhibitions at Sudeley Castle reopen to the public this June 2021, after being closed for 15 months due to the pandemic.

Sudeley Castle reopens fully for the first time since lockdown

The historic Cotswold venue is reopening its indoor rooms and exhibitions for the first time since lockdown began in March...

Forest of Dean District Council is helping local start-ups to get off their feet with a dedicated business grant for those registered after April 2020.

How the Forest of Dean District Council is supporting local businesses

From free resources to start-up grants, the Forest of Dean District Council is doing everything it can to support local businesses...

Photographer Vanley Burke is mentoring four local artists as part of Gloucester History Festival, this September 2021.

Renowned photographer Vanley Burke is mentoring local artists for Gloucester History Festival

Renowned British Jamaican photographer, Vanley Burke, is mentoring local artists for a community project asking ‘when was the...

Congratulations to the BAFTA TV Awards 2021 winners – some of which have Gloucestershire connections.

Gloucestershire wins big at the BAFTA TV Awards 2021

From This Country to Sex Education, there were some big wins for hit shows with a connection to Gloucestershire at the BAFTA...

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