Monday 9 December 2019

Gloucestershire interviews

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

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...

Here’s what a day in the life of head girl and boy is like at Rendcomb College.

A day in the life of: Rendcomb College head girl and boy

Celebrating its centenary year in 2020, Rendcomb College has been providing so much more than education for nearly 100 years....

Award-winning party planners, Oasis Events gives some amazing insight into how to plan the perfect summer bash.

Oasis Events expert insight: How to plan the ultimate summer party

From bountiful barbecues through to festival-themed get-togethers, summer is prime party time. So, with some help from Gloucestershire’s...

Britain’s first ski-jumper Eddie the Eagle talks about the new musical about his life so far, on stage at the Everyman Theatre in May 2019.

Eddie the Eagle: 'The musical will surprise people who’ve seen my film'

Ahead of his stage debut at the Everyman Theatre in the new musical Fly Eddie Fly, local Olympic legend Eddie the Eagle talks...

All Bars is the UK’s only full-size outdoor flying trapeze rig.

All Bars expert insight: A beginner’s guide to flying trapeze

Perhaps the closest experience to flying you’ll get in Gloucestershire; All Bars Flying Trapeze Club has been telling us all...

Find out how to give your wedding the personal touch with help from Gloucester based printers, Guano Crazy Printing.

Guano Crazy Printing expert insight: Adding the personal touch to your wedding

From personalised wedding stationery right through to monogrammed tablecloths, there’s no end to the possibilities when it...

Bacon Theatre share why everyone should visit its theatre this year.

Bacon Theatre: Why this theatre is Gloucestershire's underdog

From securing an amazing programme of shows to showing the biggest blockbusters in its cinema, Bacon Theatre in Cheltenham...

Personal Best Studio explains why it’s changing lives in Gloucestershire.

Personal Best Studio expert insight: Why going to the gym can transform your mental health

Quashing diet myths, turning injured clients into marathon runners and changing the whole concept of a commercial gym, Personal...

The Family Haven helps disadvantaged families in Gloucestershire

The Family Haven: The charity changing children’s lives in Gloucestershire

Helping vulnerable children and families across Gloucestershire, The Family Haven offers respite and practical support to help...

Chris Fountain stars in Everyman Theatre’s new show, Rain Man.

Chris Fountain: I don’t like my Rain Man Character

Speaking ahead of his new role as Charlie Babbitt in Rain Man, former Hollyoaks star Chris Fountain tells us why he’s not too...

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