Monday 20 January 2020

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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.

Votes can be made on Stagecoach West’s website and are open until Monday 27th January 2020.

Voting now open to name Stagecoach West’s new buses

With the shortlist finalised, Gloucestershire residents can now vote to choose their favourite name for Stagecoach West’s new...

Cotswold Farm Park will open six new luxury holiday lodges.

Cotswold Farm Park is opening luxury holiday lodges

Cotswold Farm Park has announced it will open six new luxury holiday lodges, all of which have been built with sustainability...

Nominations are now open for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2020.

Nominations are now open for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2020

If you know a Gloucestershire lifestyle business worthy of a 2020 #SGGLA, now’s your chance to get your nominations in.

More tickets are now on sale for SIX the Musical at Everyman Theatre in 2020. Image ©Idil Sukan.

SIX the Musical announces more dates in Gloucestershire

West End smash hit, SIX the Musical has announced it will be coming to Cheltenham twice this year, after its first run of performances...

Visitors got to see Sudeley Castle in a whole new light.

Highlights from: Spectacle of Light at Sudeley Castle

Spectacle of Light illuminated Sudeley Castle with a stunning Peter Pan theme during December 2019 – the SoGlos team had a...

This Country’s star and creator has confirmed that the show will get an American reboot.

This Country gets American reboot

This country will be reformatted for an American audience, with a new pilot overseen by the director of Bridesmaids and This...

Russell Howard has announced another performance in Cheltenham.

EXCLUSIVE: Russell Howard is playing an extra Cheltenham gig in 2020

Russell Howard will be bringing an extra performance of his latest world tour to Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre in June 2020....

Cheltenham’s big wheel will return in February 2020 as part of Light Up Cheltenham.

Cheltenham's big wheel is back for 2020

Cheltenham’s giant observation wheel will be returning to Imperial Gardens in February 2020, after its huge success as...

Little Mix, the UK’s biggest girl band, are returning to Gloucester for a summer 2020 concert at Kingsholm Stadium.

Little Mix to perform live in Gloucester

The world’s biggest girl band, Little Mix, is returning to Gloucester this summer, performing a summer concert at Kingsholm...

Christmas at Blenheim Palace more than justifies the admission price.

First look inside: Christmas at Blenheim Palace

An outrageously decadent Alice in the Palace indoor experience, the most stunning Illuminated Trail we have ever seen and a...

Could our next Charity of the Year be your organisation?

SoGlos launches search for 2020 Charity of the Year

With 2019 nearing the end, SoGlos is on the hunt for a new local organisation to be named our charity of the year for 2020.

David Schwimmer will star in a new sitcom about GCHQ in 2020.

GCHQ sitcom starring David Schwimmer to air next year

A new sitcom about Cheltenham’s GCHQ which stars David Schwimmer, will air on Sky One in 2020.

Prepare for zero-gravity at Bristol’s new Upside Down House.

Upside Down House launches near Gloucestershire

Instagram feeds will be filling up with impossible topsy-turvy photoshoots, when the nearest Upside Down House to Gloucestershire...

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.

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