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For the second year in a row, the Phoenix Festival due to take place in Cirencester over the August bank holiday 2021 has been cancelled. Image © Lesley Andrews.

Phoenix Festival 2021 is cancelled

The Cotswolds’ free music and arts festival has been cancelled for the second year in a row, but hopes to make a return in...

Channel 4’s new documentary, which exposes a sex trafficking network in Cheltenham, is also available to watch online. © Channel 4

New Channel 4 documentary investigates sex trafficking network in Cheltenham

The first episode of the new three-part documentary series aired last night, following police work to dismantle a human trafficking...

Residents and visitors can look forward to a packed schedule of films, music, and summer sport at Imperial Gardens in Cheltenham, this July and August 2021.

Free big screen entertainment is coming to Cheltenham

Enjoy free open-air entertainment on the new big screen at Cheltenham’s Imperial Gardens this summer.

Gloucester BID is encouraging revellers to support the city’s nightlife and music venues when they fully reopen on Monday 19 July 2021.

Gloucester is welcoming people back as nightlife and hospitality fully reopens

Gloucester’s nightlife will come alive once more as more lockdown restrictions are eased on Monday 19 July 2021.

Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival will take place at Café René in July and August 2021.

Café René Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival is returning this summer

The free Gloucester Rhythm and Blues Festival is set to boogie on back to Café René this summer.

The new Tivoli Cinema in Cheltenham’s Regent Arcade has announced when it will open.

Tivoli Cinema in Cheltenham announces when it is opening

Cheltenham’s highly anticipated new boutique cinema has finally revealed when it will open, and the first film moviegoers can...

Forest of Dean singer and actor Olly Alexander could be the next time-travelling Doctor Who to appear on TV screens, according to those social media rumours.

Olly Alexander is favourite to be the next Doctor Who

It’s a Sin actor, Years & Years singer and Forest of Dean local, Olly Alexander, is hotly-tipped to be the next Doctor Who....

Joan Collins, Ed Miliband, children’s laureate Cressida Cowell, Bimini Bon Boulash, Skin and Susie Dent all feature in the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2021 line-up.

First look at Cheltenham Literature Festival 2021 line-up

The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival is set to return at full capacity in 2021 – with this year’s...

Bafta award-winning Sex Education is filmed in parts of Gloucestershire including the Forest of Dean and the Wye Valley. © Sam Taylor/Netflix

Netflix reveals Sex Education season three release date

Netflix has finally revealed that season three of its hit show Sex Education will be released in September 2021.

Cheltenham’s Music Festival 2021 will host performances from Steven Osborne, Jess Gillam and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Cheltenham Music Festival reveals 2021 line-up

The Cheltenham Music Festival 2021 line-up has been announced – with ten days of performances featuring international names...

McFly and Roman Kemp will take to the stage in Gloucester Park in the summer of 2022.

Mcfly are coming to Gloucester in June 2022

A year later than planned, McFly will be performing in Gloucester Park in June 2022, as part of the ‘ultimate summer party’.

Congratulations to the BAFTA TV Awards 2021 winners – some of which have Gloucestershire connections.

Gloucestershire wins big at the BAFTA TV Awards 2021

From This Country to Sex Education, there were some big wins for hit shows with a connection to Gloucestershire at the BAFTA...

Spandau Ballet leading singer Tony Hadley and his band will be performing in Cheltenham Town Hall in March 2022.

Tony Hadley is coming to Cheltenham for 40th Anniversary tour

One of the most renowned voices in British music, Tony Hadley will be performing at Cheltenham Town Hall to celebrate a remarkable...

Don’t miss the chance to nominate your lifestyle business to win at Gloucestershire’s biggest awards when SGGLA returns for 2021.

Nominations close soon for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2021

The fourth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards, sponsored by Willans LLP solicitors, are fast approaching – and...

The new nightclub will have five different rooms for revellers to choose from including a piano bar and a beer haus with an outside terrace.

A new nightclub with an outdoor terrace is opening in Cheltenham

Home & Botanic is set to open in July 2021 in the former home of Thirteen Degrees in Cheltenham.

Enjoy ‘You’ve Got a Friend in Me’ and other Randy Newman classics being performed when Toy Story in Concert tours the UK.

Toy Story in Concert is coming to the UK

One for the Woody and Buzz fans, see Toy Story on the big screen with songs performed by live orchestra.

Preparations continue to ready Stroud Subscription Rooms for re-opening.

Stroud Subscription Rooms needs to raise £100,000 to reopen

Hit hard by the on-going pandemic, Stroud’s Subscription Rooms is raising funds to reopen – with actor Ben Miller supporting...

Neptune Rum is appearing on Sunday Brunch on Channel 4 this May 2021.

Cheltenham rum producer is being featured on Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch

Tune in to Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch this weekend to see one of Neptune Rum’s locally-produced drinks in cocktail making action.

Cheltenham Racecourse will be transformed into every film fan’s dream this summer 2021.

Cheltenham Racecourse is transforming into an outdoor cinema experience this summer

Enjoy film favourites including Grease, Dirty Dancing, Harry Potter and more against a rolling countryside backdrop at Cheltenham...

Peter Rabbit 2, starring Margot Robbie and James Corden, sees Peter run away to Gloucester – on big screens from 19 May 2021.

Peter Rabbit 2 film featuring Gloucester on cinema screens now

Peter Rabbit 2, starring Margot Robbie and James Corden, sees Peter run away to Gloucester – and it’s finally on cinema...

Cineworld cinemas in Cheltenham and Gloucester will be reopening in May 2021.

Cineworld is reopening its cinemas in Cheltenham and Gloucester

Cineworld cinemas in Gloucester and Cheltenham are finally reopening, welcoming film fans back with movies including Godzilla...

Mark Cunningham is preparing to welcome back film-lovers to Kingsholm’s Sherborne Cinema.

Independent Gloucester cinema announces reopening

A date has been set, and a very apt film named, for the anticipated reopening of Gloucester’s much-loved independent Sherborne...

A third big headliner is set to be announced for 2000 Trees 2022.

2000 Trees music festival postponed until 2022

The organisers of Cheltenham music festival, 2000 Trees, have announced the 2021 event has been postponed, but some of the...

People from Gloucestershire have been encouraged to apply for the popular Channel 4 show Come Dine with Me.

Come Dine with Me is looking for Gloucestershire contestants

Channel 4’s Come Dine with Me is filming its 18th and 19th series and is looking for Gloucestershire contestants.

The Big Feastival 2021 will take place over the August bank holiday weekend and will feature the likes of Rag‘n’Bone Man, Nile Rodgers and Chic, Sigala, Ella Eyre, All Saints and more.

The Big Feastival announces line up

Alex James’ The Big Feastival is back this August 2021 and the headliners have been confirmed – including Rag ‘n’ Bone Man,...

Barn on the Farm was due to take place at Over Farm in Gloucester in June 2021, but organisers have decided to postpone this year’s festival.

Barn on the Farm 2021 has been postponed

Popular Gloucestershire music festival, Barn on the Farm, has been postponed until June 2022.

Lakefest music festival will take place at Eastnor Castle in August 2021.

Tom Jones is performing at Lakefest this summer

Tom Jones will perform at Lakefest at Eastnor Castle in August 2021, along with Echo & The Bunnymen, Seasick Steve, Razorlight,...

The 2021 Nocturne Live concerts at Blenheim Palace have been rescheduled to 2022.

Blenheim Palace 2021 music concerts cancelled

The Nocturne Live series of summer concerts at Blenheim Palace, including David Gray, Lionel Richie, Simple Minds and UB40...

Witcombe Cider Festival 2021 will be coming to Gloucester over the bank holiday weekend.

Witcombe Cider Festival 2021 announces line-up

Some big (and Tinie) names from the music world will headline Witcombe Cider Festival 2021 over the August bank holiday weekend.

Gloucester Rugby will be on the BBC’s The One Show on Thursday 25 March 2021.

Gloucester Rugby’s use of cutting-edge technology is being featured on BBC’s The One Show

Gloucester Rugby will be on The One Show, featuring the team’s use of cutting-edge technology to help improve player’s safety.

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