Saturday 19 October 2019

Gloucestershire gloucestershire culture news

Get the latest Gloucestershire gloucestershire culture news for Cheltenham, the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury – exclusively written by the SoGlos team.

Minnie was one of three otters based at Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

Minnie the otter dies at Slimbridge

Minnie the North American river otter has passed away at the Gloucestershire wetland centre.

The Ancient Ram Inn in Wotton-Under-Edge has been voted the most haunted destination in the UK.

Gloucestershire pub named the most haunted destination in UK

A Gloucestershire pub has been voted the most haunted destination in the UK, as part of spooky new research released for Halloween...

Ninja Warrior UK has announced it will open an Adventure Park in Gloucester in October 2019.

Ninja Warrior UK to open an Adventure Park in Gloucester

Get ready to take on your mates as Ninja Warrior UK has announced it’s opening an Adventure Park in Gloucester.

Apply for free tickets to see Sir David Attenborough in Bristol, seen here filming Seven Worlds, One Planet. © BBC NHU / Alex Board.

Free David Attenborough tickets available near Gloucestershire

Sir David Attenborough will be taking part in an exclusive event near Gloucestershire to launch new BBC wildlife series Seven...

Lilian Faithfull Care residents in Cheltenham are being taken out on the new trishaw bike, thanks to Signal employees.

Elderly people taken on bike rides as part of new care home initiative

Residents at Lilian Faithfull Care are being given the chance to experience a nostalgic bike ride, thanks to local volunteers...

WWT Slimbridge has opened a luxury apartment inside the attraction.

WWT Slimbridge launches luxury holiday lodge

Nature lovers can now stay overnight at WWT Slimbridge in luxurious accomodation, as the conservation attraction has just opened...

You’ll soon be able to get a Stagecoach bus in Bristol.

Stagecoach West bus company expanding into Bristol

Gloucestershire commuters and university students will soon be able to take the bus to work or university in Bristol, with...

Book-themed street art, including this masterpiece on Princess Elizabeth Way, has been created across town for Cheltenham Paint Festival 2019.

Highlights from: Cheltenham Paint Festival 2019

Book-themed street art, a rumoured visit from Banksy and kids’ spray painting workshops – the SoGlos team handpicked some of...

Jeremy Vine will chair a debate at Cheltenham’s Dean Close School in October 2019.

Jeremy Vine to chair debate in Cheltenham

Journalist and presenter Jeremy Vine will appear in Cheltenham this October, to chair an education debate at the town’s Dean...

Cineworld Cheltenham has reopened after an extensive refurbishment, with 4DX screens and ViP offerings.

EXCLUSIVE: First Look inside: Cineworld's ViP and 4DX screens

Completely transforming Cheltenham’s cinema experience, Cineworld Cheltenham invited SoGlos to be the first to look around...

Street art at last year’s Cheltenham Paint Festival included work by artists p0g0, Gnasher and Inkie at the Brewery Quarter.

Literary street art to be sprayed across Cheltenham

Street artists from around the world will be creating book-themed artwork during the Cheltenham Paint Festival to celebrate...

A star-studded full line-up has been revealed for the Cheltenham Literature Festival, celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2019.

Full line-up announced for Cheltenham Literature Festival 2019

A stellar line-up has been released for the 2019 Cheltenham Literature Festival including A-list actors, international pop...

Cheltenham’s new Tivoli boutique cinema has released the first images suggesting how the venue will look.

First images released from Tivoli Cinema

Cheltenham’s new boutique cinema has released a series of new images, detailing how the luxurious venue will look when it opens...

Free sunflower field to open at Cotswold Farm Park

Following on from the incredible popularity of the lavender and confetti fields, Cotswold Farm Park has announced it will open...

The gargoyle is one of six representing the different regions of Gloucestershire.

Gloucester Rugby Gargoyle revealed at Gloucester Cathedral

The first gargoyle in a new set of six has been unveiled at Gloucester Cathedral, modelled as a rugby player to represent the...

It’s changing to accommodate the bank holiday

Cheltenham Jazz Festival changes 2020 dates

Cheltenham Jazz Festival has announced that it is moving dates for 2020 to accommodate the change in the May bank holiday.

Luke Jerram’s 3D moon replica will arrive at Gloucester Cathedral in October.

Giant replica moon coming to Gloucester

Special screenings, a massive moon, and all things interstellar are happening across Gloucester this Summer.

The University of Gloucestershire has been named as the country’s most sustainable university.

University of Gloucestershire named UK’s most sustainable university

The University of Gloucestershire has been named as the country’s most sustainable university, as voted for by the People and...

Cineworld Cheltenham has revealed when it will complete its renovation.

Cineworld Cheltenham reveals expansion completion date

Cineworld Cheltenham has announced a completion date for its huge refurbishments of the cinema.

Cosy Club restaurant will open its doors to those who are feeling lonely.

Free tea for those in need at Cosy Club Cheltenham

In a bid to tackle loneliness, those in need can now get a free cup of tea every week at Cosy Club Cheltenham.

The late 19th century banner pictures Jumbo the elephant, the inspiration behind the classic Disney film Dumbo.

Dumbo banner owned by the greatest showman to be sold in Gloucestershire

An advertising banner depicting the original elephant behind Dumbo, is set to reach thousands at an auction in Gloucestershire.

Debbie Harry will be talking about her new memoir at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2019.

Cheltenham Literature Festival 2019 first names revealed

The first big names for The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival 2019 have just been revealed, with icons...

Listen out for the American national anthem from Gloucester Cathedral on Independence Day.

American national anthem rung from Gloucester Cathedral

The US national anthem will be rung out from Gloucester Cathedral’s bells to celebrate American Independence Day and the city’s...

Scalp cooling treatments can be used to help prevent hair loss following chemotherapy.

Volunteers needed for cold cap cancer clinics in Cheltenham

Cheltenham General Hospital is looking for volunteers to assist cancer patients going through the process to attempt to keep...

Stagecoach West is offering free bus travel on one of its most popular services to mark World Environment Day 2019.

Stagecoach to offer free travel for World Environment Day

Celebrating World Environment Day in 2019, Stagecoach West is offering free bus travel on one of its most popular services...

Cotswold Lavender will be open to the public again this summer.

Cotswold Lavender announces summer opening dates

Cotswold Lavender has announced when it will open its fields for visitors to explore this summer.

Members of the armed forces can enjoy the festival for free.

Tall Ships Festival offers free entry to Armed Forces

Servicemen and women are being offered the chance to enjoy Gloucester’s Tall Ships and Adventure Festival for free thanks to...

Don’t miss the chance to visit this gorgeous attraction!

Confetti Flower Field to open for summer

Promising picture-perfect blooms as far as the eye can see, the Confetti Flower Field in Pershore is set to open for summer...

Gloucester Cathedral will ring its bells for seven minutes for Notre Dame.

Gloucester Cathedral bells to ring for Notre Dame

Gloucester Cathedral is joining cathedrals across the country to pay respects to Notre Dame by ringing its bells for seven...

A 1000ft zip wire is coming to Gloucester Docks during the Gloucester Tall Ships Adventure Festival

Huge zip wire coming to Gloucester Docks

Take in views of Gloucester Docks like you’ve never seen it before, as a huge zip wire comes to the city as part of the Tall...

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