Monday 22 April 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.

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.

The SGGLAs 2019 are bigger and better than ever, with three new catagories

SoGlos reveals new categories for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2019

Introducing three brand-new categories to SoGlos’s Gloucestershire’s Lifestyle Awards, the SGGLAs are bigger and better than...

The Government listening post has joined Instagram

GCHQ joins Instagram

Offering a glimpse inside the ‘secret world’ of one of Gloucestershire’s most famous employers, GCHQ has joined the world of...

First look inside the new Gloucester Bus Station

The multi-million-pound bus station will open on Friday 26 October 2018, as part of the Kings Quarter regeneration scheme in...

The restaurant will be screening The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

The Daffodil to open as a cinema for one night only

Opening as a cinema for the first time since 1963, The Daffodil will be hosting a special Halloween dinner and cinema experience...

The Greatest Show will turn on Cheltenham’s Christmas lights at The Brewery Quarter

The Greatest Show to switch on Christmas lights at The Brewery Quarter

Promising a spectacular performance inspired by the story of PT Barnum, The Greatest Show’s troupe of singers and circus acts...

Boutique cinema and rooftop bar given permission to replace BHS Cheltenham

Permission has been granted to build a new boutique cinema inside the former BHS store in Cheltenham’s Regent Arcade, along...

Cobalt charity has launched a fundraising campaign, and you can help!

Cheltenham buildings to turn pink for 3D breast cancer fundraiser

A state-of-the-art breast cancer screening machine could be coming to Gloucestershire, as local charity Cobalt launches a fundraising...

Bid for your favourite hare with an online auction this September.

Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail to hold online auction for hares

They’ve been standing proudly throughout the Cotswolds, and now there’s the chance to purchase one of the beautifully...

Bottle of Sauce is asking guests to give up their phones in exchange for a discount off their bill

Bottle of Sauce launches mobile phone amnesty

The Bottle of Sauce is launching a new scheme where customers will earn discounts of up to 15 percent, if they refrain from...

Bungee Jump coming to Gloucester City Centre

It’s been confirmed that a 160 foot bungee jump is coming to the centre of Gloucester.

A star-studded line-up has been revealed for the 2018 Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Full line-up announced for Cheltenham Literature Festival

A stellar line-up has been released for the 2018 Cheltenham Literature Festival including pop stars, extraordinary comedians,...

Head off for a day of exciting exploring along the Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail.

Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail offers free family fun

Families searching for some summer fun across Gloucestershire can hop along the Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail, running until Sunday...

The machine stocks essentials like water, sandwiches and toiletries.

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.

Meet the director of acclaimed film, Edie, at The Roses Theatre.

Film director to attend screening at The Roses Theatre

Tewkesbury’s Roses Theatre has announced that the director of acclaimed drama, Edie, will attend a screening of the film...

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