Sunday 5 April 2020

Gloucestershire interviews

Read SoGlos interviews with Gloucestershire chefs, bands, artists, experts, celebrities and personalities.

Gaynor Faye discusses the ‘big choice’ she had to make to star in the first stage version of Band of Gold.

Gaynor Faye: Why I gave up Emmerdale to star in Band of Gold

SoGlos speaks with actress Gaynor Faye about why she quit television to star in the world stage premiere of Band of Gold, before...

Pick up some tips before placing your bets at Cheltenham Festival and Gold Cup 2020.

Cheltenham Racecourse expert insight: How to pick a winner at the races

Hoping to win BIG at The Festival™ presented by Magners 2020? SoGlos picks the brains of betting expert and PR director at...

Find out about the different types of care available in this expert insight with Lilian Faithfull Care.

Lilian Faithfull Care expert insight: Everything you need to know about care

Getting to the bottom of the different types of care available for a loved one or relative can be really overwhelming. Thankfully,...

Find out what to wear to The Festival™ Presented by Magners in this expert insight.

Cheltenham Racecourse expert insight: How to dress for The Festival™ Presented by Magners

With just a few weeks to go until The Festival™ at Cheltenham Racecourse, it’s the perfect time to find an outfit for...

Discover the best way to cook pasta with SoGlos’s expert insight with Toni’s Kitchen.

Toni’s Kitchen expert insight: Why spaghetti bolognese probably isn't from Italy

Find out why spaghetti bolognese isn’t actually an Italian dish, whether or not you should really use salt when cooking pasta,...

Find out how to reduce party-planning stress with Oasis Events.

Oasis Events expert insight: How to make planning your next celebration less stressful

With so many aspects to planning a party, it can all get a bit stressful, especially if you’ve never done it before. SoGlos...

The Isbourne in Cheltenham is a wellbeing centre home to a range of courses and classes to help aid mental and physical health.

The Isbourne expert insight: everything you need to know about Feng Shui

Use an ancient Chinese practice to update your home with tips from Gloucestershire’s answer to Marie Kondo.

The Isbourne in Cheltenham is a wellbeing centre home to a range of courses and classes to help aid mental and physical health.

The Isbourne expert insight: Why 2020 should be your year to try meditation and mindfulness

If you’re looking to focus more on self-care and your mental health in 2020, SoGlos has been finding out how meditation and...

Discover winter gardening tips from expert Glenn Satterthwaite from The Fairview Gardener.

The Fairview Gardener expert insight: Everything you need to know about winter gardening

As the harshness of winter approaches, find out how you can protect your garden from frost, snow and cold weather.

Find out what life is like for a day girl at Cheltenham Ladies’ College.

Cheltenham Ladies' College: A day in the life of a day girl

Stepping inside one of the world’s leading independent schools, SoGlos finds out what it’s like to attend Cheltenham...

Create updos and amazing occasion hair with Ben Ryan Hair in Cheltenham.

Ben Ryan Hair expert insight: How to create amazing occasion hair

Got a wedding or big occasion coming up and want to nail your hair do? We spoke to expert stylist, Lauren, from Ben Ryan Hair...

Simpsons Fish & Chips was founded in 2009 and celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2019.

Simpsons Fish & Chips expert insight: Oh my Cod! They’re 10!

Simpsons Fish & Chips reveals the weirdest thing they’ve ever battered; what makes their meals so delicious and how they feel...

Westonbirt School allowed boys to join its Senior School in September 2019 for the first time.

Westonbirt School expert insight: Life inside a leading independent school

Established in 1928, Westonbirt School has been educating girls for over 90 years. Allowing boys into the school for the very...

Maddie, a Year 8 student at The Crypt School in Gloucester, tells SoGlos what life is like for a girl at the former all-boys school.

A day in the life of: One of The Crypt School’s first female students

Boys aren’t scary! Maddie, one of the first girls to join The Crypt School, explains how the historic Gloucester school has...

Jack Whitehall heads to Cheltenham in November 2019 for his work in progress performances as part of the Stood Up tour.

Jack Whitehall: What’s in his family WhatsApp and on his Cheltenham rider

Jack Whitehall heads to Cheltenham in November 2019 for his work in progress performances as part of the Stood Up tour.

Smokey Joe’s is the ultimate place to host a themed party.

Smokey Joe’s expert insight: Tips for creating an unforgettable party

Discover brilliantly quirky top tips for throwing an unforgettable party as SoGlos speaks to Vickie Godding, the owner of Cheltenham’s...

Dave Gorman has extended his latest tour with an extra date at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre in November 2019.

Dave Gorman: A boring person using PowerPoint doesn’t mean PowerPoint is boring!

After selling out his latest tour, Dave Gorman has added an extra date to Cheltenham. Prepare for the ‘Prince of the PowerPoint’...

Cobalt Health is a medical charity dedicated to providing quality care for its patients.

Cobalt Health expert insight: How we continue to bring quality healthcare to Gloucestershire

Iain Lyburn, Cobalt’s Medical Director and Consultant Radiologist for Cobalt and the NHS speaks to SoGlos about the importance...

Beards speaks to SoGlos about how you can transform old jewellery without breaking the bank.

Beards expert insight: how you can lease new life in to old jewellery

If you’ve got an old family heirloom or a piece of jewellery hanging around at your home, here’s why remodelling...

Oasis Events explains how to plan the perfect Christmas party.

Oasis Events expert insight: How to plan the perfect Christmas party

Forget drab office parties and stale mince pies, Oasis Events has all the tips on how to plan the perfect Christmas party in...

Get top advice about how to care for your autumn garden from The Fairview Gardener.

The Fairview Gardener expert insight: How to keep your garden environmentally friendly in the autumn

As autumn approaches, SoGlos talks to gardening expert, Glenn Satterthwaite, from The Fairview Gardener to find out how to...

Adam Henson talks to SoGlos about the future of farming and the futureproofing of Cotswold Farm Park

Adam Henson: Futureproofing my Farm Park

Buying British, Brexit and rare breeds, SoGlos catches up with celebrity farmer and presenter, Adam Henson from Cotswold Farm...

Jaymi Hensley from Union J has taken on the role of Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.

Jaymi Hensley: Being on stage is the thing I’ve done the least

Swapping the pop group Union J for the most famous coat in theatre, Jaymi Hensley takes on the role of Joseph, as he and his...

Explaining why a health club can help with your mental and physical health, Tewkesbury Park’s Martin Brammer explains why the venue is different to a gym.

Tewkesbury Park Expert Insight: Why joining a health club can be better than a gym

Whether you prefer to wind down or work out, Tewkesbury Park’s health club manager explains why it offers so much more than...

Just Fabrics shares the secrets to refreshing your home on a budget.

Just Fabrics expert insight: How to refresh your home on a budget

Bursting with inspiration, an expert team, and all things interiors, Just Fabrics speaks to SoGlos about how you can refresh...

Find out everything you need to know about remortgaging your home.

The Mortgage Branch expert insight: Everything you need to know about remortgaging

Whether you’re looking for a better rate or you’re on a Help to Buy scheme, here you can find everything you need...

Friendsical is at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham in July 2019.

Friendsical cast: ‘We have a huge responsibility to Friends fans’

It’s the stage show we never knew we needed, but as the parody musical Friendsical prepares to open at Cheltenham’s...

The Fairview Gardener has given us some top tips to get your garden ready for a lovely summer.

The Fairview Gardener expert insight: Making the most of summer in your garden

Does your garden need a bit of love this summer? The Fairview Gardener is giving SoGlos readers expert advice to get your garden...

The Maytime Inn is home to over 140 gins from all over the world.

The Maytime Inn expert insight: How to curate an amazing gin collection

With an incredible menu dedicated to gin, The Maytime Inn is a juniper lover’s dream destination. But if you’re thinking of...

Head of school Olivia Garrard tells us what life is like at Wycliffe College.

A day in the life of: Wycliffe College Head of School

Welcoming the school each morning, and helping younger pupils to feel more included are just some of the jobs that Wycliffe...

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