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Free vending machine for the homeless launched in Gloucester

Launching a brand-new initiative in the county, Gloucester City Mission has announced it is offering a free vending machine...

It’s time to get excited about Cheltenham Literature Festival, with the first names revealed.

First names revealed for Cheltenham Literature Festival

Including Sir David Attenborough, Graham Norton, Darcey Bussell, Chris Hoy, and Kate Atkinson, the first list of guest names...

Virtual Reality Orchestra returning to Cheltenham town centre

A free virtual reality experience allowing people to become part of the orchestra is returning to Cheltenham town centre, for...

Stagecoach West is showing its support for Armed Forces Day 2018.

Stagecoach West offers free travel for military personnel on Armed Forces Day

Stagecoach West is showing its support for Armed Forces Day 2018, offering free bus travel for military personnel and veterans.

Gloucester Cathedral celebrates £6 million Project Pilgrim Completion

Gloucester Cathedral has celebrated the completion of the first phase of its ground-breaking renovation project, Project Pilgrim.

Café Rene employs street artist to improve hoardings

Scaffolding outside of one of Gloucester’s best-known pub-restaurants has been transformed, thanks to local street artist Trix.

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Gloucester Cathedral launches 360 digital tour

You can now take a tour around Gloucester Cathedral without leaving your home, thanks to a digital 360-degree tour of the building,...

With over 50 free events the …around town programme is better than ever! © mcphersonstevens.com

Cheltenham Science Festival announces free ...around town programme

Promising over 50 free activities for all ages, Cheltenham Science Festival’s …around town programme is set to be better...

Enjoy a family outing to Berkeley Castle this summer.

Berkeley Castle to offer free entry for grandparents

Favourite family destination, Berkeley Castle, will offer free entry for grandparents who accompany a paying child, on Mondays...

Four-legged friends can enjoy afternoon tea at The Fish Hotel.

Dog afternoon tea available in the Cotswolds

Taking pooch pampering to a whole new level, The Fish Hotel in Broadway has just launched dog afternoon tea, which is set to...

SoGlos has its very own hare in the Cotswold Hare Trail.

SoGlos Hare takes pride of place outside Gloucester Cathedral

With 130 hares dotted across the county and in the Cotswolds, SoGlos can reveal that its exclusive hare is now taking pride...

Congratulations to Miserden on its prestigious award.

Miserden wins Garden of the Year Award 2018

A picture-perfect attraction in the heart of the Cotswolds, Miserden has been crowned winner of the Historic Houses Garden...

Get ready for Royal Wedding fever to hit Gloucester!

Royal Wedding to be shown on the big screen in Gloucester

Offering a celebration to remember, Gloucester welcomes well-wishers to a Royal Wedding street party this May, showing Prince...

Nature In Art marks its 30th anniversary in 2018.

Nature In Art celebrates 30th anniversary

Gloucestershire’s popular museum and gallery, Nature In Art, is celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2018, hosting a special...

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Everyman Theatre celebrates dementia-friendly arts project

Everyman Theatre has joined forces with Cheltenham’s first dementia-only nursing home, Wentworth Court, for intergenerational...

Spectacle of Light to return to Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle’s amazing Spectacle of Light will return for its third year, featuring a beautiful illuminated trail with an...

Work begins to renovate a famous historical church in Gloucester

A £2 million project to regenerate one of Gloucester’s oldest churches and schoolrooms has begun. The 12-month project at St...

Visitors looking for a more tranquil day out at Eastnor Castle will enjoy Mellow Mondays in June 2018

Eastnor Castle introduces Mellow Mondays

Eastnor Castle is opening on Mondays throughout June 2018, to accommodate visitors looking for a more tranquil day out at the...

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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,...

Budding artists can try their hand at designing the programme cover.

The Isbourne launches competition to design programme cover

Budding artists and creative types can enter a competition to design the latest programme for The Isbourne in Cheltenham.

Join in the Easter fun with Stagecoach West.

Stagecoach West to host special Easter Egg Hunt

Stagecoach West will be getting into the seasonal spirit and hosting a special Easter Egg Hunt on its buses, promising plenty...

There’s a little slice of Cheltenham history tucked away at Disneyland Paris.

Fascinating connection between Disneyland and Cheltenham’s new John Lewis revealed

A slice of Cheltenham’s automotive history, which also links to the town’s new John Lewis store, is on display at Disneyland...

The Cotswold Hare Trail will be springing up across the county and beyond!

Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail set to launch this May

Set to return for its fifth year, the Cotswold Hare Trail launches in May 2018 with new partner Cotswolds AONB, branching out...

Audiences can enjoy a brilliant performance within an iconic setting. © Matthew Williams Ellis.

Booking open for Longborough Festival Opera

Booking is now open for Longborough Festival Opera’s 2018 season, offering the chance for opera fans to snap up sought-after...

Taxi Marshals will continue working in Gloucester thanks to a funding grant.

Taxi marshals scheme to continue in Gloucester

A late night security team will continue to help people in Gloucester get home safe, thanks to new funding.

The Right Reverend Rachel Treweek is leading a conference about body positivity.

Bishop of Gloucester leads body positivity conference

The Bishop of Gloucester is leading a conference today, about body image anxiety in young people.

Fancy a day out of the office for some cat cuddling?

Cheltenham Animal Shelter launches corporate volunteer days

Leaving behind the piles of paperwork, local employees from around Gloucestershire can escape the office for a volunteer day...

Picnic in the park coming to Pittville Park in September 2018

Picnic in the Park coming to Pittville

The organisers of Cheltenham Food and Drink Festival are launching Picnic in the Park, a new food and live music ticketed event...

Abba and Queen tribute acts ‘Arrival’ and ‘Flash’ will headline the Cirencester Phoenix Festival 2018.

Cirencester Phoenix Festival Headliners announced

From Dancing Queen to Killer Queen, you’re not going to want to miss the special guests at the 2018 Phoenix Festival in Cirencester.

Visionaries from Gloucestershire 2050 have suggested merging Cheltenham and Gloucester to make a Super City.

Gloucester and Cheltenham to be linked as a Super City by 2050

Visionaries in Gloucestershire have suggested merging Cheltenham and Gloucester to make a Super City.

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