Sunday 15 December 2019

Gloucestershire reviews

Read independent Gloucestershire reviews written by SoGlos’s experienced journalists.

Uncover more about Scrooge’s past in this refreshing new take of A Christmas Carol.

A Christmas Carol at The Barn Theatre review: Theatrical, funny and utterly magical

A magical #BuiltByBarn production, The Barn Theatre’s adaptation of A Christmas Carol injects new life into the Dickens classic...

Christmas on the Farm at Cotswold Farm Park 2019.

Highlights from: Christmas on the Farm at Cotswold Farm

Providing picture perfect memories to welcome the festive season, Christmas on the Farm at Cotswold Farm Park was an enchanting...

If you go to The Fairview Gardener for one thing, go for the afternoon tea.

The Fairview Gardener review: A tasty afternoon tea with extraordinary herbal teas

Providing the ultimate garden inspiration, The Fairview Gardener is home to plants and flowers galore, a Scandinavian-style...

SoGlos headed to The Frogmill near Cheltenham to try out its new autumnal menu.

The Frogmill review: The sexiest mash potato money can buy

With a new autumnal menu on the table, The Frogmill offered fuss-free fantastic dining with possibly the best mash potato we’ve...

Cotswold Clubhouse has launched a new play session known as open clubhouse.

Cotswold Clubhouse review: Much more than just soft play

Providing the ideal antidote to a rainy day, Cotswold Clubhouse has launched a brand new session opening both its gymnasium...

The Sheep on Sheep Street is a stylish and friendly hotel and restaurant in the heart of Stow-on-the-Wold.

The Sheep on Sheep Street review: Contemporary Cotswold style and the best nachos in the west!

A Cotswold dining experience that’s more trendy than traditional, lunch at The Sheep on Sheep Street was both luxurious and...

Rebecca Jayne-Davies and Ryan Bennett gave a West End-worthy performance in Daddy Long Legs at The Barn Theatre in Cirencester. © Evoke Pictures.

Daddy Long Legs at The Barn Theatre review: West End-worthy performances

An exceptional, West End-worthy performance by two talented stars, beautiful on-stage music and a thought-provoking plot makes...

SoGlos headed to Cotswold hotel, Cowley Manor to try out its spa and restaurant.

Cowley Manor review: the ultimate staycation in the Cotswolds

A regular destination for the SoGlos team since it first opened in 2002, we returned to the elegant hotel, spa and restaurant...

Toni’s Kitchen at Bisley House in Stroud is Gloucestershire’s ultimate destination for Italian fine dining.

Toni’s Kitchen review: A smorgasbord of scrumptiousness

Following the success of Gloucestershire’s much-loved Fat Toni’s pizzeria, Toni’s Kitchen offers diners stunning Italian dishes...

Highlights from: Cheltenham Paint Festival 2019

Book-themed street art, a rumoured visit from Banksy and kids’ spray painting workshops – the SoGlos team handpicked some of...

© Pamela Raith Photography. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is at Everyman Theatre until Saturday 31 August 2019.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat review: The musical that gives you a warm fuzzy feeling

With a crash of drums and flash of light, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat burst onto Everyman Theatre’s...

Malmaison’s Chez Mal Brasserie in Cheltenham offers a summer menu, where guests can enjoy three courses for £24.95.

Chez Mal Brasserie Cheltenham review: The set menu of the summer

Following its complete restaurant renovation in early 2019, Chez Mal Brasserie Cheltenham’s summer menu hit the spot, offering...

The Outdoor Inn was the perfect remedy to a busy Friday at SoGlos HQ.

The Outdoor Inn review: Festival vibes in the bustle of town

Local beer on tap, street-food pop ups, live music and a festival atmosphere we wish we could bottle. Just add sunshine, and...

Dunkertons Organic Cider, near Cheltenham, is an unmissable foodie gem.

Dunkertons Cidery Experience review: Gloucestershire’s foodie gem you have to visit

A behind the scenes tour, visit to the awe-inspiring shop and a cider and cheese tasting experience we still can’t stop raving...

American Idiot is at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre until Saturday 6 July 2019.

American Idiot at Everyman Theatre review: Audible angst live in Cheltenham

Green Day’s renowned concept album has been transformed into a gritty rock-opera that feels like it was written with Broadway...

Aaron Sidwell is ‘totally fearless, committed and frighteningly precise’ in Henry V at The Barn Theatre.

Henry V at The Barn Theatre review: Powerful, modern and packed with patriotic verve

The Bard for a Netflix generation, Henry V at The Barn Theatre delivers a powerful, fresh and poignantly patriotic production...

Stereophonics at Westonbirt Arboretum: Kelly Jones and co. gave an ultra-professional performnace at one of Gloucestershire’s most unique venues.

Stereophonics at Westonbirt review: Welsh rock the wet could not wipe out

A sell-out sea of raincoat- and welly-wearers rocked out to Stereophonics at Westonbirt Arboretum, in a sensational Forest...

Tewkesbury Park Hotel has earned its place as a luxury Cotswold resort.

Tewkesbury Park review: Contemporary Cotswold luxury just 15 minutes from Cheltenham

After undergoing a £10 million renovation, Tewkesbury Park invited SoGlos to experience an indulgent Cotswold getaway, in stunning...

Cheers! The SoGlos team an enlightening afternoon enjoying delicious English wine at Woodchester Valley Vineyard.

Woodchester Valley Vineyard Wine Tasting review: An enlightening afternoon enjoying delicious English wine

Combining incredible views with deliciously crafted fine Gloucestershire wine, a trip to Woodchester Valley Vineyard is an...

SoGlos reviews Rain Man at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre.

Rain Man at Everyman Theatre review: The classic film brought to the stage

Telling the critically acclaimed tale of an autistic savant and his money-grabbing brother, Rain Man has been retold for the...

Avenue Q is a feel-good musical that will have you roaring with laughter… even if you really shouldn’t!

Avenue Q at Everyman Theatre review: Your new favourite musical

Combining controversial themes like racism and a questionable internet history, Avenue Q is the perfect musical for people...

SoGlos headed to Cheltenham Pilates & Yoga to see whether it’s worth a visit.

Cheltenham Pilates & Yoga review: a serene space to stretch away the day

Warm, inviting and surprisingly chic, Cheltenham Pilates & Yoga studios were every bit the stylish, hip space you’d expect...

SoGlos went to try out Creams Café in Cheltenham.

Creams Café review: An experience to take you back to your childhood

Smelling sweet of nostalgia, the SoGlos team headed to Creams Café in the Brewery Quarter. Filled with giddy excitement just...

Club Tropicana is a riot of colour on the stage at Everyman Theatre

Club Tropicana at Everyman Theatre review: A love letter to the 80s on stage

Bringing the music and culture of the 1980s to Cheltenham for one week only, prepare to dig our your ‘Relax’ shirt and crimp...

Hair’s 50th anniversary revival tour began its run at Cheltenham’s Everyman Theatre.

Hair at Everyman Theatre review: An uplifting revival of a Broadway sensation.

Beginning its 50th anniversary tour right here in Cheltenham, Hair is a cornucopia of peace, love, protest and unfettered sexuality,...

The Mousetrap is a murder mystery that will leave you guessing until the last minute

The Mousetrap at Everyman Theatre Review: A masterful whodunnit from Agatha Christie.

A rabble of guests prepares to spend the night at Monkswell Manor guest house, but murder is on the menu in this fabulous whodunnit...

Art is a hilarious expose of friendship.

Art at Everyman Theatre review: A stellar cast in a comedic classic

Serge has spent £200,000 on a completely white painting. Art tells the tale of three old friends who explore how the piece...

Malmaison Cheltenham’s Chez Mal Brasserie is showing off its brand-new look

Chez Mal Brasserie Cheltenham review: A refurbishment worth waiting for

Following a long-awaited refurbishment, Malmaison Cheltenham’s Chez Mal Brasserie didn’t disappoint, combining its stylish...

The Tiger Who Came to Tea visited the Everyman Theatre during half term.

The Tiger Who Came to Tea review: Children’s theatre at its finest

Retelling the classic children’s tale of the very hungry tiger who descends on a family for his dinner, this charming performance...

Here’s what we thought of Waiting for Godot at Everyman Theatre.

Waiting for Godot review: Tweedy's return to Everyman Theatre without his clown shoes

Gloucestershire’s most-loved clown, Tweedy, ditched his clown shoes in favour of a much more serious role in Waiting...

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