Friday 10 July 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.

Diners will be able to save up to £10 per head at restaurants and pubs across Gloucestershire with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme announced by the government on Wednesday 8 July 2020.

Eat Out to Help Out: How to save 50 per cent at Gloucestershire eateries

Eat Out to Help Out, a new government scheme giving diners up to 50 per cent off at restaurants, pubs and cafés in Gloucestershire,...

The famous zoo in Bristol’s Clifton area is reopening for the first time in over three months on Tuesday 14 July 2020.

Bristol Zoo is reopening in July

Bristol Zoo Gardens is reopening to the public in July 2020, following its closure due to the Coronavirus outbreak.

The #dogsinlockdown initiative has raised over £6,000 for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice in Gloucestershire.

Dog portraits by Gloucestershire artists are raising thousands for charity

Local artists have raised thousands for Gloucestershire’s Sue Ryder hospice by creating portraits of dogs in lockdown –...

The new Cheltenham Edible Art Patisserie will be serving Damien Wager’s stunning pastries and delicate sweet treats.

Flagship Edible Art Patisserie is launching in Cheltenham

Edible Art Patisserie, the flagship store from top UK pastry chef Damien Wager, is opening in Cheltenham’s Montpellier this...

The ice rink in Imperial Gardens in Cheltenham was due to be the only one in Gloucestershire to offer skating in all weather.

Cheltenham ice rink cancelled for 2020

The outdoor ice rink planned for Cheltenham’s Imperial Gardens has been cancelled for Christmas 2020, although two Christmas...

Peter Ball & Co has five branches in Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Bishops Cleeve, Leckhampton and Charlton Kings, which are all now under new ownership by Alexander & Co.

Peter Ball & Co Estate Agency in Gloucestershire is changing ownership

Longstanding Gloucestershire estate agency, Peter Ball & Co, is now under the ownership of Alexander & Co – with wider marketing...

Made in Gloucester, Fox’s Kiln Distillery’s gin flavours include classic, raspberry and rose, rhubarb and ginger, and blood orange.

Gloucester Brewery launches new Fox’s Kiln Distillery gin

Fox’s Kiln Distillery Gin is a new range of artisan gins created by Gloucester Brewery – distilled and bottled at its headquarters...

The Museum of Gloucester will be telling Gloucestershire’s story of A Life in Lockdown.

Be part of A Life in Lockdown exhibition at the Museum of Gloucester

There’s a chance to be included in A Life in Lockdown, a poignant exhibition about life in Gloucestershire during the Coronavirus...

Luke Jerram’s Of Earth and Sky will appear in 20 open spaces and at heritage locations across Gloucester.

A new Luke Jerram art installation is coming to Gloucester

Of Earth and Sky, a new community art installation by Museum of the Moon creator Luke Jerram, is coming to 20 sites across...

The Cineworld cinemas in Cheltenham and Gloucester will be reopening at a later date on Friday 31 July 2020 for the first time since lockdown began.

Cineworld cinemas in Cheltenham and Gloucester are reopening in July

Cineworld has announced that it will be delaying the reopening of its cinemas at Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter and Gloucester...

Glasses of wine, fish and chips, and home-made cakes are all on the Everyman Theatre Café Bar’s menu, from July 2020.

The Everyman Theatre Cafe Bar reopening for table service in July

With a children’s menu, vegan and gluten-free options, The Everyman Theatre Café Bar in Cheltenham will be opening for...

The public were asked to vote for the name of the new magnolia, which is a hybrid of two trees growing at Westonbirt Arboretum.

New magnolia species discovered at Westonbirt Arboretum

Westonbirt Arboretum has discovered a brand-new magnolia species – and has asked for members of the public to vote for its...

An artist’s impression of the drive-in concerts at Cheltenham Racecourse.

Cheltenham Racecourse is hosting drive-in concerts this summer

Sigala, Dizzee Rascal, The Zutons, Tony Hadley and more big names are all coming to Cheltenham Racecourse for a massive 20-date...

Hoping for a socially distanced day out? Visitors will be able to pre-book a daytrip at Country Adventure Farm Park in July 2020.

Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park is reopening in July

A firm family favourite, Cattle Country Adventure Farm Park is reopening on Saturday 4 July 2020, as lockdown restrictions...

Staff and clients at Willans came together to walk, bowl, bake and volunteer, raising nearly £20,000 for cancer charity Maggie’s Cheltenham.

Willans raises nearly £20,000 for Maggie’s Cheltenham

Gloucestershire law firm Willans LLP has raised nearly £20,000 for its charity of the year, Maggie’s Cheltenham.

Giffords Circus’s Circus Sauce restaurant is offering an order and collect takeaway service from its HQ at Fennells Farm, near Stroud.

Giffords Circus is launching a restaurant takeaway service

Giffords Circus’s travelling restaurant, Circus Sauce, is launching a takeaway service of meals to collect from Fennells Farm,...

As the Coronavirus lockdown has closed theatres across the UK, the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham is urging the government to save venues from permanent closure.

Everyman Theatre is joining efforts to save British theatre

With 70 per cent of theatres set to run out of money by the end of 2020, the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham is joining theatre...

From afternoon teas to pub classics, Gloucestershire independent pubs and restaurants are offering home delivery and food collection services during the Coronavirus crisis.

Independent Gloucestershire restaurants offering takeaway services

Tuck into a tasty takeaway, support local businesses and maintain social distancing, with Gloucestershire independent restaurants,...

Adam Henson announced that Cotswold Farm Park would be reopening in July 2020 with a video on the park’s social media channels.

Cotswold Farm Park is reopening in July

The hugely popular Cotswold Farm Park is reopening to visitors on Saturday 4 July 2020, following the easing of coronavirus...

Businesses across Gloucestershire will be opening their doors again from Saturday 4 July 2020, following a relaxation in coronavirus lockdown measures.

Gloucestershire pubs, restaurants and cafés set to reopen from Saturday 4 July 2020

The county’s pubs, restaurants, cafes, cinemas, hair salons and more will be able to open their doors to customers again following...

Local coffee shops are offering takeaway and delivery services to keep people caffeinated while maintaining social distancing.

Gloucestershire independent coffee shops offering takeaways and delivery during the Coronavirus crisis

Get your caffeine fix even when social distancing with the help of these Gloucestershire coffee shops offering takeaway and...

Get Gloucestershire gin, wine and beer delivered to your door or collected by car during Coronavirus self-isolation.

Gloucestershire businesses offering beer, wine and gin delivery services

Keep your spirits up in self-isolation with local wine, beer and gin delivered to your home – or click and collected by car...

Pick up cakes galore, sandwiches and speciality coffee from The Everyman Theatre Cafe Bar when it reopens.

The Everyman Theatre Cafe Bar is reopening in June

Tasty toasties and cups of tea – and lots more – will be available to take away from the Everyman Theatre’s Café Bar in Cheltenham,...

The 16-lane bowling alley at the Brewery Quarter Cheltenham was hoping to open again in July 2020 for the first time since lockdown began.

Hollywood Bowl in Cheltenham is reopening in July

Hollywood Bowl at Cheltenham’s Brewery Quarter was hoping to reopen its doors in July 2020, as lockdown restrictions in England...

Support from Gloucester Culture Trust’s 2020 Creation Fund has helped local artists bring eight new projects to life during the Coronavirus crisis. Image © Fluxx Films.

Eight new creative projects launching thanks to Gloucester Culture Trust’s Creative Fund

A series of eight creative projects are being launched by local artists in Gloucester, thanks to the Gloucester Culture Trust’s...

The Malvern Autumn Show, which was due to have a giant vegetable competition, cider garden and new Malvern Gin Show, will not go ahead this September 2020.

Malvern Autumn Show is cancelled for 2020

The Malvern Autumn Show at Three Counties Showground has been cancelled for 2020, due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic....

Getting out in the garden, living room yoga, working from home, taking part in live-streamed events? Share what you’re doing in Gloucestershire during the Coronavirus lockdown, use the hashtag #InThisTogetherGlos.

Gloucestershire Coronavirus lockdown diary in pictures

Home-schooling the kids? Live-streamed yoga classes? Stay home and save lives during the Coronavirus crisis. Wherever you are...

Non-essential shops in Gloucester’s King’s Walk, including Primark, are reopening on Monday 15 June 2020.

King’s Walk Gloucester shops reopening in June 2020

A majority of shops in Gloucester’s King’s Walk shopping centre are reopening on Monday 15 June 2020 – including the eagerly...

Gloucester Quays stores including H&M, Ted Baker, Allsaints, Jack Wills, Nike, M&S, The North Face, Hotel Chocolat and Gap are all opening on day one of trading after lockdown.

Gloucester Quays is reopening in June 2020

Gloucester Quays is reopening on Monday 15 June 2020 with some changes to the outlet shopping destination. Here are all the...

Cotswold Lavender will be open to the public this summer, from Monday 22 June 2020.

Cotswold Lavender announces summer opening dates

Cotswold Lavender near Broadway has announced exactly when it will open its fields in June 2020, with social distancing, an...

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