Tuesday 21 January 2020

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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...

So many highlights at this year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Cheltenham Literature Festival 2018 review

Spanning 10-days of literary legends, celebrities, selfie opportunities and book-signings galore, SoGlos soaked up the Cheltenham...

We headed to New Brewery Arts to try our hand at Modern Calligraphy.

Modern Calligraphy workshop review at New Brewery Arts

Having heard New Brewery Arts is the place to nurture our artistic side, SoGlos headed to the crafting hub to try our hand...

Eastnor Castle was a wonderful family day out just beyond the border

Eastnor Castle review

A family day out combining history, nature and lots of play! Eastnor Castle is a 19th century castle set just beyond the border...

Quintessential British entertainment; The Importance of Being Earnest is a flawless comedy by Split Second Productions.

Split Second Productions' The Importance of Being Earnest review

Two actors, seven characters and one incredible show – Split Second Productions breathed new life into Oscar Wilde’s...

Enjoy a festive celebration of Gloucestershire past and present at the Everyman Theatre.

A Gloucestershire Midwinter review at Everyman Theatre

A delightfully seasonal show complete with Christmas carols, mummers, wassailing and even a sprinkling of snow, A Gloucestershire...

The SoGlos team challenged their inner artists with Rachel Shilston.

Rachel Shilston Inspiring Creativity #SoGlosTeamReview

Proving that she could inspire creativity even among the artistically challenged SoGlos team, Rachel Shilston lent her expertise...

Truly terrifying, creepy and captivating, don’t miss SoGlos’s review of FearFest-Evil.

FearFest-Evil review

Promising to have even the most valiant of visitors running in terror, SoGlos headed into the dark depths of FearFest-Evil...

SoGlos enjoyed Holst Birthplace’s new gramophone exhibition.

Holst Birthplace Museum review

Evoking sounds and sights of the past, Holst Birthplace Museum offers the chance to step back in history, with genuine artefacts,...

Cheltenham Science Festival delivered another fantastic programme.

Cheltenham Science Festival review

From fingerprinting fun and taking a seat on the jury, to astounding food facts and inspirational mental health heroes, SoGlos...

A small cast and a powerful performance, Twenty One Pounds delighted audiences.

Twenty One Pounds review at Everyman Theatre

A true story addressing Gloucestershire’s slave history, Twenty One Pounds saw a small cast tackle a monumental topic...

Spectacle of Light made its debut at Sudeley Castle this month. Get the lowdown from SoGlos’ group publisher.

Spectacle of Light 2016 review

There’s a shiny new festive event in town, but does the first ever Spectacle of Light at Sudeley Castle live up to it its glowing...

Cotswold Wildlife Park’s meerkats are fascinating to watch. © Oliver Grahame Photography.

Cotswold Wildlife Park review

Glorious gardens, adventure playgrounds and most importantly, adorable animals make Cotswold Wildlife Park the perfect attraction...

Roses Theatre is unrecognisable after its modernising makeover.

Roses Theatre refurbishment review

With stylish new interiors, a delicious café, and modernised facilities, Tewkesbury’s Roses Theatre has secured its position...

Harry Potter fans saw the wall on which these ominous words were etched in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

Pottering Around The Cathedral review

Brooms, Butterbeer and behind-the-scenes secrets were all part of a magical evening Pottering Around Gloucester Cathedral.

SoGlos soaked up the diversity of the Cheltenham Literature Festival in yet another world-class cultural celebration.

Cheltenham Literature Festival review

Spanning 10-days of literary legends, celebrity signings, selfie opportunities and books galore, SoGlos soaked up the diversity...

All aboard the King Arthur pleasure boat for a serene cream tea cruise down the River Severn.

Gloucester Waterways Museum review

From learning about life on the canals to playing with mini working locks, and taking a serene cream tea cruise down the River...

An eclectic array of tasteful modern art can be found at this Cheltenham gem.

Martin's Gallery review

Martin’s Gallery in Cheltenham gives SoGlos’s novice art critic and resident reviewer a warm welcome and subtle lesson during...

All aboard for a trip down memory lane in the Forest of Dean.

Dean Forest Railway review

A trip down memory lane, well train tracks, proves a poignant and timelessly pleasurable day out at Dean Forest Railway for...

Visitors can spend hours exploring the tardis-like Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum.

Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum review

SoGlos.com takes time out to explore one of the town centre’s most taken-for-granted venues, with a trivia-laden visit to the...

Visitors travel from around the world to visit The Edward Jenner Museum in Berkeley.

The Edward Jenner Museum review

From ghosts in the attic to centuries of smallpox victims – the SoGlos.com team was in good company on its enchanting visit...

High-tech and homely, the Wotton Electric Picture House is a haven for film buffs.

Wotton Electric Picture House review

From famous patrons to free chocolates, Wotton Electric Picture House is not your average cinema, but more of a high-tech home...

Even the impressive Wallsworth Hall is overshadowed by the eclectic array or pieces on display at Nature in Art.

Nature in Art review

SoGlos.com took a walk on the wild side with a visit to the aptly-named Nature in Art – the globe’s very first museum dedicated...

From murdered monarchs to ghoulish ghost stories, Berkeley Castle provides a fascinating day out.

Berkeley Castle review

On a delightful day trip to Berkeley Castle, near Stroud, a star struck SoGlos.com team took a tour of one of the most fascinating...

With the world’s largest collection of swans, ducks, geese and pretty-in-pink flamingos, there’s plenty to see at Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre review

A day out at Slimbridge Wetland Centre near Stroud wasn’t quite the trip down memory lane we had expected – providing more...

Steeped in history and set within beautiful countryside, Sudeley Castle and Gardens is a must visit attraction.

Sudeley Castle and Gardens review

SoGlos gets the royal treatment on a day trip to the glorious Sudeley Castle and Gardens in Winchcombe, Gloucestershire.

The onstage chemistry between the play’s two best performers was infectious.

Terms of Endearment theatre review

With big stars, including Linda Gray, stepping onto The Everyman Theatre’s stage for the tender play-version of Terms...


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