Wednesday 20 November 2019

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.

Indian restaurant Prithvi is relocating back to Cheltenham’s Bath Road from January 2020.

Prithvi is returning to its original Cheltenham home

Cheltenham’s popular Indian restaurant, Prithvi, is relocating back to its original Bath Road address after a year at The Lucky...

Rory Bremner is launching a new series in partnership with The Barn Theatre in Cirencester.

The Barn Theatre announces new partnership with Rory Bremner

The UK’s leading impressionist, Rory Bremner, is launching an exclusive new series of productions in partnership with The Barn...

Could our next Charity of the Year be your organisation?

SoGlos launches search for 2020 Charity of the Year

With 2019 nearing the end, SoGlos is on the hunt for a new local organisation to be named our charity of the year for 2020.

Cheltenham late-night shoppers will be able to park for free in town.

Free late-night parking for Cheltenham’s Christmas shoppers

Cheltenham Borough Council is offering free parking to shoppers taking advantage of the town’s late-night shopping.

David Schwimmer will star in a new sitcom about GCHQ in 2020.

GCHQ sitcom starring David Schwimmer to air next year

A new sitcom about Cheltenham’s GCHQ which stars David Schwimmer, will air on Sky One in 2020.

Experience Frozen 2 in a magical way at one of Cineworld Cheltenham’s special 4DX screenings.

Frozen 2 is being shown in 4DX at Cineworld Cheltenham

The time Disney fans have all been waiting for is finally here, Frozen 2 is hitting the big screen in November 2019 – with...

Will Young and James Morrison will co-headine a concert at Westonbirt Arboretum in 2020.

Will Young and James Morrison announce gig in Gloucestershire

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

Somebody told me… The Killers are playing a huge summer concert in Bristol, near Gloucestershire, this June 2020. © Rob Loud.

The Killers are playing a huge summer concert near Gloucestershire

The Killers are performing a summer concert near Gloucestershire in June 2020 – at Bristol’s Ashton Gate Stadium, with...

Racing on the Friday of Cheltenham Racecourse’s November Meeting has been called off because of flooding.

Cheltenham Racecourse forced to cancel Friday race meet

Cheltenham Racecourse has called off racing on day one of The November Meeting due to flooding.

Zara Tindall MBE has been appointed as a committee director at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Zara Tindall appointed as director of Cheltenham Racecourse

Zara Tindall will become a director of Cheltenham Racecourse’s committee, after being appointed in the role by The Jockey Club.

Cheltenham restaurant, Suffolk Rock, is offering a free Christmas lunch to homeless people and those in need on Boxing Day.

Cheltenham restaurant serving free Christmas lunch for homeless people

Cheltenham’s newest restaurant, Suffolk Rock, will be serving up a free Christmas lunch with all the trimmings on Boxing...

Lionel Ritchie will be performing at Blenheim Palace in June 2020.

Lionel Ritchie is playing a concert in the Cotswolds this summer

Lionel Ritchie is the first big name announced in the Nocturne Live 2020 series of summer concerts at Blenheim Palace in the...

GL50 will open its doors in November 2019.

EXCLUSIVE: First look inside: GL50 Restaurant

SoGlos took a look inside Cheltenham’s newest fine dining restaurant, GL50, as it prepares to launch this November 2019.

Prepare for zero-gravity at Bristol’s new Upside Down House.

Upside Down House launches near Gloucestershire

Instagram feeds will be filling up with impossible topsy-turvy photoshoots, when the nearest Upside Down House to Gloucestershire...

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

Set to open at the start of December, Raymond Blanc’s The White Brasserie Company will launch its new eatery in Prestbury....

Westlife will play a concert at Kingsholm Stadium in 2020.

Westlife are playing a gig at Kingsholm Stadium

Noughties boyband sensation, Westlife have confirmed they’ll be playing a huge concert at Kingsholm Stadium in Gloucester in...

Kokoso the camel appeared in Aladdin alongside Will Smith.

Roses Theatre casts Disney’s Aladdin star in panto

A superstar camel has been filming in Tewkesbury ahead of his appearance in the town’s annual Pantomime.

Gloucester Quays’ ice rink returns for 2019 with a fantastic outdoor experience.

Gloucester Quays ice rink tickets on sale

Providing the ultimate Christmas entertainment for the whole family, Gloucester Quays’ outdoor ice rink has announced when...

Westonbirt’s Enchanted Christmas has become more accessible for 2019.

Westonbirt Arboretum launches relaxed sessions for Christmas

Westonbirt Arboretum has launched two relaxed sessions to help visitors who struggle amongst busy crowds, or with intense special...

Minnie was one of three otters based at Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

Minnie the otter dies at Slimbridge

Minnie the North American river otter has passed away at the Gloucestershire wetland centre.

Cheltenham noodle bar, 288 Bar and Wok, has won an award for the Best Cheap Eats in the national OFM awards.

288 Bar & Wok wins national Best Cheap Eats food award

Cheltenham’s popular Chinese restaurant, 288 Bar & Wok, has been crowned the UK’s best place for ‘cheap eats’ in the acclaimed...

Cotswold Farm Park is looking for a fantastic Father Christmas this festive season.

Cotswold Farm Park launches search for Santa

Cotswold Farm Park has launched an appeal to find the perfect Santa for its Christmas grotto.

Brewhouse and Kitchen in Gloucester has launched a Veteran Brew beer for Remembrance Day 2019.

New veteran beer is being brewed in Gloucester for Remembrance Day

Marking Remembrance Day 2019, Gloucester Brewhouse and Kitchen has brewed a special beer with the help of local veterans.

The Ancient Ram Inn in Wotton-Under-Edge has been voted the most haunted destination in the UK.

Gloucestershire pub named the most haunted destination in UK

A Gloucestershire pub has been voted the most haunted destination in the UK, as part of spooky new research released for Halloween...

Meet Dippy the Natural History Museum Dinosaur at National Museum Cardiff from October 2019. © Trustees of the Natural History Museum.

Dippy the Natural History Museum Dinosaur on tour near Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire dinosaur fans, there’s a chance to see one of the most famous dinosaurs in the world – when Dippy, the Natural...

Ninja Warrior UK has announced it will open an Adventure Park in Gloucester in October 2019.

Ninja Warrior UK to open an Adventure Park in Gloucester

Get ready to take on your mates as Ninja Warrior UK has announced it’s opening an Adventure Park in Gloucester.

A giant food court has been proposed for Cheltenham’s Regent Arcade.

Huge food court proposed to open in Cheltenham

Cheltenham could have a brand-new food court as plans have been proposed for street food vendors, a bakery and coffee shops...

Made by Bob in Cirencester has lost its Bib Gourmand in the 2020 edition of the Michelin Guide.

Made by Bob has lost its Bib Gourmand in the 2020 Michelin Guide

Cirencester’s popular Made by Bob restaurant and deli has lost its Bib Gourmand recognition in the 2020 edition of The Michelin...

Apply for free tickets to see Sir David Attenborough in Bristol, seen here filming Seven Worlds, One Planet. © BBC NHU / Alex Board.

Free David Attenborough tickets available near Gloucestershire

Sir David Attenborough will be taking part in an exclusive event near Gloucestershire to launch new BBC wildlife series Seven...

Beer, lederhosen and a bierkeller band: Cheltoberfest is coming to Cheltenham Racecourse in 2019.

Cheltoberfest is coming to Cheltenham

Prost! Cheltoberfest, a new Bavarian-themed celebration of beer and lederhosen, is coming to Cheltenham Racecourse for The...

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