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750 children a day attend Atlas Camps during the school holidays in Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud and the Cotswolds – with its new Tewkesbury venue opening this summer.

Gloucestershire’s biggest kids’ camp provider opens 23rd venue

Popular holiday camp provider, Atlas Camps, is opening a brand-new base in Tewkesbury – its 23rd new venue in just 10 years...

The Queen’s Baton Relay route through England has been revealed – and it includes Gloucestershire!

The Commonwealth Games Baton is coming to Gloucestershire this summer

The official Queen’s Baton Relay, which celebrates the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, is passing through Gloucestershire,...

Dave Townsend was inspired to create BallTrace after his daughter hit a tennis ball into another court and couldn’t identify which one was hers.

Cheltenham dad’s tennis ball invention comes just in time for Wimbledon 2022

A new marking kit created in Gloucestershire stops tennis balls being lost during practice.

Cheltenham tennis player Dan Evans will be back playing at Wimbledon 2022, this summer. © AELTC/Jon Super.

The Cheltenham tennis player you can watch at Wimbledon

Cheltenham’s Dan Evans will be playing at Wimbledon: The Championship in 2022 – and here’s when Gloucestershire tennis fans...

Being held at one of Cheltenham’s coolest venues, #SGGLA 2022 takes place at the DEYA Brewery Taproom on Wednesday 29 June 2022.

SGGLA 2022 awards night fast approaching

It won’t be long before the craft beer is flowing and the accolades for the very best businesses are revealed at the SoGlos...

The addition of a dedicated area for those with children in tow promises to make RIAT 2022 a more family-friendly experience than ever.

New family enclosure launching at Royal International Air Tattoo 2022

A new dedicated area for families at RAF Fairford’s Royal International Air Tattoo will be packed with kid-centric entertainment,...

There’s fun in store at Camp-4-2-11 – one of Gloucestershire’s favourite summer holiday camps – with locations in Stroud, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucester and Cheltenham this July and August 2022.

One of Gloucestershire’s best-loved summer camps has launched two new locations

Still wondering how you can keep the kids occupied during the summer holiday? Alongside Cheltenham and Gloucester, Camp 4-2-11...

With mini discos, circus skills workshops, face painting and much more, there’s plenty to keep everyone occupied at Cattle Country’s birthday bonanza, this June 2022.

Cattle Country celebrates 30 years of family days out in Gloucestershire

Get ready for the ultimate birthday party this June 2022, as Cattle Country Farm Park celebrates 30 wonderful years in Gloucestershire...

Created by Wim Hof, otherwise known as the Iceman, welcome to the world of cold therapy.

Here’s how you can try the Wim Hof Method in Gloucestershire

Helping reduce stress levels and anxiety, improve pain management and sleep quality, here’s everything you need to know about...

Enjoy picnics and performances for the whole family alfresco style, with the first production at Berrybank Park, Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, on from Tuesday 14 June 2022.

New Cotswold amphitheatre launches its first ever season with a packed programme of performances

Offering creative catering, scenic picnics, moonlit plays and open-air concerts, the Cotswolds newest theatre, the Amphitheatre...

Hear from renowned children’s authors like Michael Morpurgo and Cressida Cowell at Wild Wonder at Westonbirt, this August bank holiday weekend.

A new children’s book festival is coming to Westonbirt Arboretum

Little bookworms can meet their favourite authors at Wild Wonder at Westonbirt, a brand-new literature festival championing...

Cycle through the scenic Cotswolds in aid of Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, as Ride for Ryder returns this July 2022.

Sue Ryder is encouraging people to get on their bikes and Ride for Ryder

Gloucestershire cyclists are invited to take on the Ride for Ryder challenge this summer, raising funds for the county’s only...

East Glos Club in Cheltenham has been recognised as one of the top three clubs in the whole country by LTA, the governing body of tennis in the UK.

Cheltenham tennis club is officially recognised among top three in the UK

East Glos Club is celebrating being named a finalist in the Club of the Year category at the 2022 LTA Tennis Awards, beating...

Gloucestershire is hosting the Women’s Tour for the first time ever this June 2022, with cycling action in Tewkesbury, Gloucester and the Forest of Dean.

The Gloucestershire route for the Women’s Tour has been revealed

World-class road cycling will be coming through Gloucestershire this summer, when the Women’s Tour takes its first race route...

Make a splash in Stroud this May 2022, as Stratford Park Lido reopens for summer.

Stratford Park Lido in Stroud is reopening for summer

Stroud’s popular Stratford Park Lido announces when it is reopening for its summer 2022 season.

Cheltenham College Prep School for children aged three to 13 is holding an open day this summer 2022, offering tours of the facilities and an opportunity to meet some of the staff.

Gloucestershire prep school promotes outdoor education with an open evening picnic

Parents interested in Cheltenham College Prep School are invited to tour the facilities –which include its own forest school...

The Princess Royal plants the final tree to complete a new Platinum Jubilee garden at Three Counties Showground. Picture by Mikal Ludlow.

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee at the heart of 35th RHS Malvern Spring Festival

The Princess Royal planted the final tree to complete a new Platinum Jubilee garden at Three Counties Showground, which was...

The Stroud-based charity is aiming to raise £2,500 to fund a ‘Woodland Wizard’ to help volunteers plant native trees across the area.

Stroud Valleys Project launches Earth Day crowdfunder

Taking part in the Big Give Green Match Fund campaign, which kicks off this Earth Day 2022, Stroud Valleys Project aims to...

The details for Gloucestershire’s Tour of Britain stage have been revealed and it’s a full day of action for the first time. © SWpix

Here’s where you can watch the Tour of Britain in Gloucestershire

Grab a spot by the roadside to catch world-champion cyclists in action when the Tour of Britain comes to Gloucestershire in...

The new inflatable Aquaventure park at Cotswold Country Park and Beach is open from Saturday 9 April 2022.

New Aquaventure inflatable water park opening at Cotswolds beach

Take on a Total Wipeout-style challenge, when the new Aquaventure inflatable water park opens at Cotswold Country Park and...

Get your garden looking gorgeous this spring, with the aid of handy gardening gadgets from the new tool shed The Fairview Gardener near Gloucester.

The Fairview Gardener launches new tool shed in time for spring

Look no further for gardening inspiration this spring 2022, as The Fairview Gardener in Birdwood, near Gloucester, opens its...

Don’t miss the chance to nominate your lifestyle business to win at Gloucestershire’s biggest awards when SGGLA returns for 2022.

Nominations close soon for SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards 2022

The fifth annual SoGlos Gloucestershire Lifestyle Awards, sponsored by Visit Gloucestershire, are fast approaching – and there’s...

Clever forward planning and continued product development is allowing Stewart Golf to capitalise on demand for its X Series electric and R1-S Push golf trolleys.

Award-winning Gloucestershire golf business looks set to grow again in 2022

Queen’s Award-winning business, Stewart Golf, said it still expects to grow in 2022, despite the ongoing impact of Covid-19...

Drum roll, please… The BIG winner, and wonderful runners-up, of the Festival Shop Window Competition 2022 have been revealed.

The Festival Shop Window Competition 2022 winners revealed

To celebrate The Festival being held in front of crowds in 2022, Cheltenham Racecourse and SoGlos have teamed-up for The Festival...

The nine-mile Family Cycle Trail is a popular route with bike riders, offering a fantastic way to explore the Forest of Dean on two wheels.

Help to rename one of Gloucestershire’s favourite cycle routes

With a shortlist of three to choose from, Forestry England is asking Gloucestershire residents for their help to rename the...

The Bristol County Ground, home of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club, will host England’s women for two key international cricket matches during summer 2022. © ECB/Getty

Gloucestershire County Cricket Club to host England Women Internationals

Howzat! The English national women’s cricket team will play not once, but twice at Gloucestershire County Cricket Club in nearby...

Known for its many underwater attractions, bungee jumps and zip wires, the National Diving and Activity Centre is closing after 19 years.

The National Diving and Activity Centre is closing for good

After 19 brilliant years, one of the most well-loved inland dive sites in the UK, located just across the Gloucestershire border...

Gloucestershire’s proposed new ‘cycle spine’ could see Bishop’s Cleeve connected to Stroud via an unbroken 26-mile cycle route.

The proposed route for Gloucestershire’s new ‘cycle spine’ has been revealed

Stretching from Bishop’s Cleeve to Stroud, a map of the proposed route for a new 26-mile ‘cycle spine’ in Gloucestershire has...

The Cherry and Whites have been selected as one of the UK’s most-loved sports teams, according to a new fan-focussed study from Sports Direct.

Gloucester Rugby is one of the top 10 most-loved sports teams in the UK

One of only two rugby clubs to feature in the top 10, Gloucester Rugby has been named as one of the UK’s most-loved sports...

Work at the 4.5-hectare Grangefield site in Bishop’s Cleeve aims to create a natural habitat for local wildlife, increase biodiversity and reduce the flood risk in the area.

A new wildlife haven is being created in Bishop's Cleeve

The Grangefield in Bishop’s Cleeve is being transformed into a haven for local wildlife, with a new wildflower meadow...

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