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Two cracking but contrasting concerts at Tetbury Goods Shed Image

Two cracking but contrasting concerts at Tetbury Goods Shed

There's a weekend of contrasting concerts for music lovers to look forward to at Tetbury Goods Shed...but both promise to provide high-class entertainment.

Chance for a band to play in Cheltenham's French twin town Image

Chance for a band to play in Cheltenham's French twin town

Are you a musician in a band who would be interested in playing at the Fete de la Musique 2020 (music festival) in Cheltenham’s beautiful twin town of Annecy in France? Or know someone who is?

The return of Cheltenham Vegan Fair after three years! Image

The return of Cheltenham Vegan Fair after three years!

Cheltenham Vegan Fair will take place at the Park Campus, part of the University of Gloucestershire, on Saturday (February 22) and will be an epic celebration of all things plant-based.  

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Show's just the ticket to help you let off steam

The hilarious LipService Theatre Company bring their show Strangers on a Train Set to the Roses Theatre next week.

Charity yoga and mindfulness event to be held in Gloucester Image

Charity yoga and mindfulness event to be held in Gloucester

Yoga and mindfulness classes will be taken by professional teachers as part of an event for local medical charity Cobalt. 

'Pause for Hope' for those affected by cancer Image

'Pause for Hope' for those affected by cancer

Gloucester Cathedral is to host an ecumenical 'Pause for Hope' service praying for those affected by cancer on Thursday, March 19, at 7.30pm.

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Come to opening of district's first community hub for older people

Stonehouse residents are invited to the official opening of Stroud District Council’s first community hub for older people.

This weird and wacky family is bound to steal your heart! Image

This weird and wacky family is bound to steal your heart!

Based on an all-time family favourite, The Barn Academy brings the world’s wackiest family to Cirencester! 

Celebrate the great outdoors at Gloucester Races Image

Celebrate the great outdoors at Gloucester Races

Gloucester Races and Country Fair, in association with MS Amlin, promises to be a fun-filled sporting event for the whole family.

Sudeley Castle celebrates its earliest ever opening Image

Sudeley Castle celebrates its earliest ever opening

To celebrate its most exciting year yet, award-winning Sudeley Castle and Gardens, is offering visitors a whole month more of adventure, history and family fun.

Half-term top ten things to do in Gloucestershire Image

Half-term top ten things to do in Gloucestershire

Planning your half-term activities? These are the top ten places to visit.

I-Mmigrate Exhibition opens at The Museum of Gloucester Image

I-Mmigrate Exhibition opens at The Museum of Gloucester

Nowans Community Trust is showcasing its projects, the Lives of Colour I-Mmigrate exhibition and the Authors of Colour book club initiative, in partnership with The Museum of Gloucester.

Irish music legends to entertain Cheltenham audience Image

Irish music legends to entertain Cheltenham audience

Legends of Irish music and song, The Fureys have been entertaining audiences worldwide for 42 years.

Auditions for boy and girl choristers at Gloucester Cathedral Image

Auditions for boy and girl choristers at Gloucester Cathedral

Singing auditions for aspiring choristers are set to take place at Gloucester Cathedral later this month. If you know a girl or boy that loves to sing, now is the time to get in touch.

Top five things to do this Valentine's weekend Image

Top five things to do this Valentine's weekend

We’re looking forward to spending the weekend with the ones we love and there’s something for everyone to enjoy this weekend…

Eat, drink and be Irish at St Patrick's Day Ball Image

Eat, drink and be Irish at St Patrick's Day Ball

Gloucester Irish Club is holding a St Patrick's Day Ball on Saturday, March 14, and is welcoming everyone to come along and celebrate and help its fundraising for the club and the community.

10 great half-term activities for children to enjoy in Stroud district Image

10 great half-term activities for children to enjoy in Stroud district

It’s half term for most school pupils next week – so Stroud District Council has drawn together a list of some of good value events and activities to help parents on a budget.

February fun at Westonbirt Arboretum Image

February fun at Westonbirt Arboretum

To help keep the Cotswolds entertained in the great outdoors, Westonbirt The National Arboretum is hosting an exciting series of events to keep all ages entertained this February half-term.

Discover more about the hidden music of Gloucester and the Cotswolds Image

Discover more about the hidden music of Gloucester and the Cotswolds

An illustrated talk about the hidden music of Gloucester and the Cotswolds will be given by Gwilym Davies at Llanthony Secunda Priory next week.

2020 Phoenix Festival is set to be a

2020 Phoenix Festival is set to be a "Thriller"!

Cirencester's Phoenix Festival is delighted to announce that bringing the festival to a thrilling close on Sunday, August 30, are special guests ‘Michael starring Ben’, the greatest tribute to Michael Jackson in the world.

GB hockey star set to pass on his skills Image

GB hockey star set to pass on his skills

A Great Britain hockey star will be passing on his skills to young people in the Cotswolds during a half-term junior hockey camp at Chipping Campden School.

Fabulous programme of half-term activities at Taurus Crafts Image

Fabulous programme of half-term activities at Taurus Crafts

An eclectic mix for all budgets is on offer at Taurus Crafts this half-term to keep families amused and entertained.

Prolific writer and broadcaster heading for Tewkesbury Image

Prolific writer and broadcaster heading for Tewkesbury

The irrepressible Mark Steel is on tour again in 2020, and heading to the Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury on Thursday, May 21.  

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Top five things to do this weekend

Find something fun to do this weekend in Gloucestershire.

Stunning tribute to the 'Prince of Soul' Image

Stunning tribute to the 'Prince of Soul'

Let’s get it on with a special evening of the ‘Prince of Soul’ with the velvet falsetto, Marvin Gaye.

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You really knead to get on bread-making course!

There's a great chance to learn all about bread-making at a day-long course at the StarBisto at Ullenwood National Star in April.

Beat the winter blues with sunny singalong at charity film screening Image

Beat the winter blues with sunny singalong at charity film screening

The University of Gloucestershire and Sibling Distillery have teamed up with volunteers at a local hospice to chase away the winter blues and raise vital funds for local families needing palliative care and bereavement support.

Become a spy this half-term at Sudeley Castle Image

Become a spy this half-term at Sudeley Castle

Cheltenham is home of the acclaimed intelligence centre GCHQ, so it’s no surprise that one of the area’s leading family attractions, Sudeley Castle, has designed a brand-new spy-themed activity for February half-term visitors.

Stroud Fiver Fest set to champion local businesses Image

Stroud Fiver Fest set to champion local businesses

WSP Solicitors will be lead sponsors of Stroud Fiver Fest, part of a national initiative supporting local and independent businesses, running from February 15 until February 29.

Make a splash at Slimbridge's 2020 Puddle Jumping Championships Image

Make a splash at Slimbridge's 2020 Puddle Jumping Championships

This February half-term, children and adults alike are being encouraged to grab their wellies, get outside and join in puddle jumping championships being held at Slimbridge Wetland Centre and all WWT centres.

'Valentine's a Drag Ball' at the Sub Rooms Image

'Valentine's a Drag Ball' at the Sub Rooms

Stroud Sub Rooms is set to come alive with a spectacle of colour, music and fun entertainment for Valentine’s Day this year with headline acts from drag queens who regularly appear with some of the biggest names in show business.

Snowdrop Celebration weekend at Museum in the Park Image

Snowdrop Celebration weekend at Museum in the Park

The Museum in the Park in Stroud is holding its first-ever Snowdrop Celebration this coming weekend.

Celebrate the golden age of Disco Image

Celebrate the golden age of Disco

Get ready to recreate the magical 70s and be transported on a musical journey straight to the heart of Disco!

Take your seats with caution for joyous show Image

Take your seats with caution for joyous show

The Theatre Chipping Norton and The Barn Theatre present Jeeves and Wooster in 'Perfect Nonsense' at the Roses Theatre next month.

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Top five what's on this weekend

January is finally over. Celebrate getting through the first month of 2020 with one of these fantastic events.

Claire Sweeney 'perfect' to play Shirley Valentine at the Everyman Image

Claire Sweeney 'perfect' to play Shirley Valentine at the Everyman

A heart-warming comedy that will transport audiences to sunnier climes is being brought to the stage in February by the Everyman Theatre Company.

A nostalgic yet contemporary night out Image

A nostalgic yet contemporary night out

The Harcourt Players are Simon Othen and Luke Wurmli. They write and perform their own, contemporary score for classic silent movies from the early 1900s. 

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Thousands expected to enjoy Light Up Cheltenham

Cheltenham town centre is gearing up for its first big event of the year, Light Up Cheltenham run by Cheltenham Business Improvement District (BID).

Recycling artist's thought-provoking exhibition Image

Recycling artist's thought-provoking exhibition

'Endangered and Extinct' is the title of an exhibition of work by creative recycling artist Val Hunt which has just opened at the Museum in the Park, Stroud.

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest at the Barn Theatre Image

Review: The Importance of Being Earnest at the Barn Theatre

The Barn Theatre in Cirencester brings to life a modern retelling of Oscar Wilde’s classic The Importance of Being Earnest.

Giffords Circus reveals first look at The Hooley artwork Image

Giffords Circus reveals first look at The Hooley artwork

Giffords Circus has been whipping up a storm across social media since first revealing the name of its 2020 show, The Hooley, back in December. 

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