Monday 19 August 2019

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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.

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...

Could you be the next trustee for The Family Haven?

The Family Haven on the lookout for new trustees

SoGlos’s Charity of the Year 2019, The Family Haven, is on the hunt for new trustees to join its board and help make...

Gloucestershire Pride will host Picnic in the Park in Cheltenham.

Cheltenham to host first Pride event in a decade

Following on from the success of last year’s Gloucester Pride, Cheltenham is now set to host its own Pride event in Pittville...

A pit area for aircraft involved in flying displays will be open to the public at 2019’s Royal International Air Tattoo

Plane pit area returning to Air Tattoo for 2019

After taking a break for the last two years, a popular plane pit experience is returning to the Royal International Air Tattoo...

The Screening Rooms will close for a massive refurbishment

The Screening Rooms closing for big renovation

Work has begun to completely renovate Cineworld’s Screening Rooms at The Brewery Quarter, with the luxury cinema closing until...

Take a 10-minute ride on Cheltenham’s observation wheel

Observation wheel coming to Cheltenham

A giant observation wheel is being built in Cheltenham’s Imperial Gardens to celebrate the town’s annual Light Up event.

Robinswood Hill will get a new cafe and visitor centre

Robinswood Hill will get a new café and community space

Robinswood Hill Country Park is about to get a serious makeover thanks to a new community space and café that’s been given...

Gloucester Life Museum could face closure following repair work

Gloucester Life Museum faces closure

The Gloucester Life Museum faces an uncertain future as it closes for essential building restoration work.

Simon Pegg has confirmed his commitment to the Olympus Theatre refurbishment in Gloucester

Simon Pegg to become patron of Gloucester Olympus Theatre

A project to renovate Gloucester’s Olympus Theatre has received the backing of Gloucestershire-born Hollywood star, Simon Pegg....

The luxury boutique cinema will open in Cheltenham in 2019

Cheltenham’s boutique cinema releases new images

The company bringing a new boutique cinema to Cheltenham has released images from its new venue in Bath.

View from Market Parade into Kings Square and the refurbished Kings House

King’s Square regeneration plans revealed

Images have been released which outline huge changes which could take place at Gloucester’s King’s Square.

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