Sunday 26 January 2020

Gloucestershire news

Get the latest Gloucestershire news for Cheltenham, the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean, Gloucester, Stroud and Tewkesbury – exclusively written by the SoGlos team.

Families can party at the Mini Ravers event at Revolution Cheltenham this February.

A family-friendly rave is coming to Cheltenham

A family-friendly rave is coming to Cheltenham’s Revolution this February, complete with special characters, a tuck shop...

Mid-90s emo legends Jimmy Eat World will headline 2000 Trees on the Thursday night.

2000 Trees announces 2020 headliners

Gloucestershire rock music festival 2000 Trees has unveiled its first wave of 2020 names, with headliners including Jimmy Eat...

This Country has announced when it will return to screens in 2020.

This Country announces when it's returning to screens

The third series of This Country will be returning to BBC Three soon, with the show’s writers announcing it will be the...

There are even more Forest of Dean and Wye Valley locations used in season two of Netflix’s Sex Education, including iconic home ‘The Chalet’.

Forest of Dean set for Sex Education tourism increase

The release of Netflix’s new season of Sex Education is set to drive more tourism to the Forest of Dean, local businesses are...

Cinderella was the Everyman Theatre’s most successful pantomime yet, selling almost 50,000 tickets and raising £10,000 for charity. © Thousand Word Media.

Everyman Theatre pantomime most successful yet

Cinderella is the Everyman Theatre’s most successful pantomime of all time – oh, yes it is – selling almost 50,000 tickets...

Artistic curator Gregory Porter will open Cheltenham Festival 2020.

Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2020 reveals first names

The first names have been revealed for the Cheltenham Jazz Festival 2020 line-up – and there are some BIG ones…

It’s back! Simpsons is offering another chance to taste its Valentine’s Day fish and chip bouquet on Friday 14 February 2020.

Simpsons launch world's first fish and chips bouquet for Valentine's Day

Back for a third year in 2020, this Valentine’s Day Simpsons in Cheltenham will be serving the world’s first ever...

© Photo by Yngve Hegreberg. Children can step into the shoes of a wizard at Dragondale Wizarding Academy at St Briavels Castle.

A wizarding school is coming to Gloucestershire

A brand-new wizarding school experience is coming to Gloucestershire, including role play, magic lessons and special characters...

Votes can be made on Stagecoach West’s website and are open until Monday 27th January 2020.

Voting now open to name Stagecoach West’s new buses

With the shortlist finalised, Gloucestershire residents can now vote to choose their favourite name for Stagecoach West’s new...

The Frogmill is one of the Brakspear pubs hoping to win a Publican Award in March 2020.

Four Cotswolds pubs are in the Publican Awards finals

Four shortlisted pubs in the Cotswolds are hoping to win a national Publican Award in 2020 for top quality accommodation.

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man will perform a Forest Live concert at Westonbirt Arboretum, this June 2020.

Rag 'n' Bone Man is playing a summer concert in Gloucestershire

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man will perform a Forest Live summer concert at Westonbirt Arboretum, this June 2020, it has just...

Prithvi Cheltenham has unveiled what it will look like when reopening on Bath Road.

Prithvi reveals its new look ahead of reopening in original restaurant

Cheltenham’s fine dining restaurant, Prithvi has revealed its new look ahead of reopening in its former premise on Bath...

Hope for Tomorrow will be SoGlos’s Charity of the Year for 2020.

SoGlos announces Hope for Tomorrow as its Charity of the Year 2020

Bringing cancer care to patients across the county, Hope for Tomorrow has been chosen as SoGlos’s Charity of the Year...

The new trail at Westonbirt Arboretum includes secret puzzles, activities and challenges for children.

Shaun the Sheep Farmageddon Glow Trail now open at Westonbirt Arboretum

Forestry England has opened a new Shaun the Sheep themed trail around Westonbirt Arboretum, complete with UV pens, activity...

SoGlos is on the hunt for its Hero of the Year for 2020.

SoGlos launches search for Gloucestershire Hero of the Year

SoGlos is searching for the county’s heroes to crown the Gloucestershire Hero of the Year in the 2020 SoGlos Gloucestershire...

Cotswold Farm Park will open six new luxury holiday lodges.

Cotswold Farm Park is opening luxury holiday lodges

Cotswold Farm Park has announced it will open six new luxury holiday lodges, all of which have been built with sustainability...

Nominations are now open for the SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2020.

Nominations are now open for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2020

If you know a Gloucestershire lifestyle business worthy of a 2020 #SGGLA, now’s your chance to get your nominations in.

More tickets are now on sale for SIX the Musical at Everyman Theatre in 2020. Image ©Idil Sukan.

SIX the Musical announces more dates in Gloucestershire

West End smash hit, SIX the Musical has announced it will be coming to Cheltenham twice this year, after its first run of performances...

Here’s where you can get tickets to the exclusive screening.

BBC's This Country hosts exclusive preview screening in Cirencester

Fans of the hit BBC Three series This Country have the chance to get up close with the stars as they host an exclusive preview...

The Ox steakhouse in Cheltenham is offering 40 per cent off food in January 2020

The Ox Cheltenham offering 40 per cent off throughout January

A popular Cheltenham steakhouse is offering a huge discount to diners throughout January 2020.

Cheltenham Jazz Festival is looking for performers for the 2020 Around Town programme

Cheltenham Jazz Festival launches search for local performers

Gloucestershire performers are invited to audition to perform at Cheltenham Jazz Festival’s Around Town venues throughout the...

Cheltenham’s independent fancy dress shop is closing down with a huge sale

Showcase dancewear and fancy dress closing down in Cheltenham

One of Cheltenham’s best-known fancy dress shops has announced it is closing down at the start of 2020, selling off its stock...

Personalise your hot chocolate this season at Woodkraft Cheltenham.

Woodkraft Cheltenham launches hot chocolate bar

Woodkraft Cheltenham has launched the ultimate hot chocolate bar in Cheltenham, where visitors can personalise their drink...

H&M at Gloucester Quays has announced its opening date.

H&M at Gloucester Quays announces opening date

The latest edition to Gloucester Quays outlet, H&M, has announced when it’ll open its doors to shoppers.

Visitors got to see Sudeley Castle in a whole new light.

Highlights from: Spectacle of Light at Sudeley Castle

Spectacle of Light illuminated Sudeley Castle with a stunning Peter Pan theme during December 2019 – the SoGlos team had a...

Raymond Blanc has confirmed that he’ll open a new brasserie in Cheltenham this December.

Raymond Blanc is opening a new White Brasserie in Cheltenham

Raymond Blanc’s The White Brasserie Company will launch new pub The King’s Arms in Prestbury, near Cheltenham, in mid-December...

Madness will return to Gloucestershire in 2020 as part of Forest Live.

Madness announce gig in Gloucestershire

Bringing some of the biggest stars to Westonbirt Arboretum, Forest Live will return in June 2020, with SoGlos announcing Madness...

Nell Gifford has died after a long illness.

Giffords Circus founder passes away

The co-founder of Giffords Circus, Nell Gifford, has died after a long battle with cancer.

Michael Bublé is performing a historic concert in the stunning Bath Royal Crescent in July 2020.

Michael Bublé is performing two concerts in the Cotswolds this summer

Global music megastar Michael Bublé is playing two open-air concerts in the Cotswolds this summer, at the historic Royal Crescent...

This Country’s star and creator has confirmed that the show will get an American reboot.

This Country gets American reboot

This country will be reformatted for an American audience, with a new pilot overseen by the director of Bridesmaids and This...

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