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Rare works in 'Puppets and Paintings' exhibition Image

Rare works in 'Puppets and Paintings' exhibition

A rare painting by a Gloucestershire puppeteer, artist and sculptor has gone on display at the Museum of Gloucester.

The Ballroom Boys are coming to town! Image

The Ballroom Boys are coming to town!

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Ian Waite and Vincent Simone have joined forces with their brand new production – The Ballroom Boys - coming to Cheltenham Town Hall on Saturday (October 19).

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Top five things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend

There's lots going on in and around the county to keep yourself, as well as your family and friends occupied this weekend.

Racecourse hosts Cheltoberfest to kick off new season Image

Racecourse hosts Cheltoberfest to kick off new season

The wait is almost over! The home of Jump Racing, Cheltenham Racecourse, kicks off the 2019/2020 season this month with its traditional Showcase fixture commencing procedures. 

'Museum of the Moon' to land at Gloucester Cathedral Image

'Museum of the Moon' to land at Gloucester Cathedral

Gloucester Cathedral is thrilled to announce the arrival of Gloucestershire-born artist Luke Jerram’s ‘Museum of the Moon’ which will take up residence in the city from October 16 to November 4.

Chance to meet 'This Country' stars at book signing Image

Chance to meet 'This Country' stars at book signing

There's a chance to meet the 'genius siblings' behind the hit BBC comedy 'This Country' in Cirencester on Saturday (October 12).

Search for Wally at the Corinium Museum Image

Search for Wally at the Corinium Museum

This half-term, Wally, the world’s favourite children’s book character – wearing a red-and-white striped shirt and black-rimmed specs – will be travelling the country, appearing in museums, including a visit to Corinium Museum in Cirencester.

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Ski lesson with Eddie the Eagle among charity auction lots

Chorley’s will be hosting a Charity Auction of Promises in aid of medical charity Cobalt at their Prinknash saleroom on Friday (October 11).

Matt Parker's Comedy of Maths Errors Image

Matt Parker's Comedy of Maths Errors

Matt Parker is a stand-up comedian and mathematician. He appears regularly on TV and online: as well as being a presenter on the Discovery Channel his YouTube videos have been viewed over 85 million times.

Media doctor Dawn Harper to open Cheltenham Memory Walk Image

Media doctor Dawn Harper to open Cheltenham Memory Walk

People across Gloucestershire are being called on to unite against dementia by signing up for Alzheimer’s Society’s Cheltenham Memory Walk, taking place at Pittville Park this Sunday, October 13.  

Let's go fly a kite this weekend Image

Let's go fly a kite this weekend

The skies above Taurus Crafts are set to be awash with colour on Sunday (October 13) as giant sculptural kites take to the air at the annual Kite Day event.

Cathedral embraces the arts on World Mental Health and World Homeless Day Image

Cathedral embraces the arts on World Mental Health and World Homeless Day

Gloucester Cathedral is marking World Mental Health Day and World Homeless Day on Thursday (October 10) with dedicated events to raise awareness of contemporary social issues through creative performance and information sharing. 

Batsford Arboretum gears up for spectacular autumn colour Image

Batsford Arboretum gears up for spectacular autumn colour

Autumn brings a blaze of colour to Batsford Arboretum and this year is expected to be particularly special thanks to an ideal mix of sunshine and showers during the spring and summer months.

Spectacle of Light returns to Sudeley Castle Image

Spectacle of Light returns to Sudeley Castle

Sudeley Castle's hugely popular Spectacle of Light returns for its fourth year this winter.

WIN: A family ticket to the Cheltenham Taste Wine & Spirit Festival Image

WIN: A family ticket to the Cheltenham Taste Wine & Spirit Festival

Cheltenham's first ever Taste Wine & Spirit Festival will offer you the chance to learn from the experts as well as sample hundreds of different wines and spirits.

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Top five things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend

We're into October and there is still plenty going on in and around Gloucestershire to keep you entertained this weekend.

Migrants' artwork exhibition in Gloucester a 'huge coup' Image

Migrants' artwork exhibition in Gloucester a 'huge coup'

Artworks by migrants from across three centuries have arrived at the Museum of Gloucester.

What could possibly go wrong this time, Peter? Image

What could possibly go wrong this time, Peter?

Mischief Theatre return to Cheltenham's Everyman Theatre with their riotous spin on a timeless classic, the West End smash hit Peter Pan Goes Wrong.

Craftsmen's fair held in conjunction with Chelt Lit Fest Image

Craftsmen's fair held in conjunction with Chelt Lit Fest

As part of The Times and Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival, The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen will be hosting a selling fair of exceptional contemporary crafts across all media by over 25 of its members.

Raise your glasses to brewery's Oktoberfest Image

Raise your glasses to brewery's Oktoberfest

A brewery in the Forest of Dean is gearing up for its first Oktoberfest this weekend.

Jason Donovan to perform at Cheltenham Racecourse Image

Jason Donovan to perform at Cheltenham Racecourse

Australian superstar Jason Donovan will be taking to the stage at Cheltenham Racecourse as part of a nationwide tour next year.

Artist's one-man show of oils and watercolours Image

Artist's one-man show of oils and watercolours

A new artist exhibiting at The Fosse Gallery in Stow-on-the-Wold is past president of The New English Art Club - Richard Pikesley.

Critically-acclaimed comedian coming to Cheltenham Image

Critically-acclaimed comedian coming to Cheltenham

Join John Robins at Cheltenham Town Hall for his new stand-up show 'Hot Shame' following the critically lauded, sell-out smash, ‘The Darkness Of Robins’.

Chamber orchestra to play at Holst Birthday Concert Image

Chamber orchestra to play at Holst Birthday Concert

The 2019 Holst Birthday Concert will be a joint event with the Cheltenham Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Timothy Carey. 

Air Tattoo savings are just the ticket Image

Air Tattoo savings are just the ticket

Tickets for next summer's Royal International Air Tattoo have gone on sale, with special discounts available for a limited period.

Learn more about wine and spirits from the experts Image

Learn more about wine and spirits from the experts

On Saturday, November 2, Cheltenham College will be the location of the first Taste Wine & Spirit Festival.

Best feet forward for annual walking festival Image

Best feet forward for annual walking festival

The eighth Durlsey Walking Festival gets underway this week and this year organisers have some new ideas and activities as well as typical country walking to suit a range of abilities and interests. 

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Top five things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend

Although the weather doesn’t look too great, there’s still plenty to do in the warm and dry this weekend throughout the county.

Saint Cecilia Singers perform favourites in free concert Image

Saint Cecilia Singers perform favourites in free concert

The Saint Cecilia Singers’ most loved pieces of music will be heard in a free concert ‘For the Joy of Singing’ at St Andrew's Church, Toddington, on Saturday, October 19, at 7pm.

Top UK country stars to play in taster event Image

Top UK country stars to play in taster event

Some of the hottest country music stars in the UK will be gracing the stages of several of Gloucester's venues at a special weekend event in October.

International flavour at Tetbury Music Festival Image

International flavour at Tetbury Music Festival

Excitement is mounting as the Tetbury Music Festival gets underway this coming weekend.

Stow Art Week exciting new venture for galleries Image

Stow Art Week exciting new venture for galleries

Stow Art Week is an exciting new event taking place in the historic market town from September 28 to October 6.

More than 80 free events at Chelt Lit Fest Image

More than 80 free events at Chelt Lit Fest

Literature is coming to town and there are more than 80 free events at The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival (October 4-13). 

The search is on in Gloucestershire for New Voices on BBC radio Image

The search is on in Gloucestershire for New Voices on BBC radio

The BBC is carrying out its biggest ever talent search this weekend to find the next generation of radio stars.

I-Mmigrate exhibition opens in Cheltenham Image

I-Mmigrate exhibition opens in Cheltenham

An exhibition that tells the personal stories of people who settled in Cheltenham from Africa and those of the Windrush generation opens on Thursday (September 26) at Cheltenham Town Hall.

Mega-party launched to celebrate 'staggeringly creative' Stroud Image

Mega-party launched to celebrate 'staggeringly creative' Stroud

Five months since ownership of Stroud's iconic Subscription Rooms was passed from the District Council to Stroud Town Council and a trust was set-up to oversee the running of the building, trustees are optimistic about the historic venue’s future.

The Awe-tumn Equinox at Westonbirt Arboretum Image

The Awe-tumn Equinox at Westonbirt Arboretum

Today (Monday) marks the autumn equinox when the fall season officially begins, and experts at Westonbirt, The National Arboretum are predicting it will be a sensational year for autumn colour.

Johnny Coppin in special reunion concert Image

Johnny Coppin in special reunion concert

One of England's finest singer/songwriters and Gloucestershire's very own Johnny Coppin is reuniting with members of his own band to celebrate a new compilation album '30 Songs'.

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Top five things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend

Autumn is nearly upon us and the sun is still shining - so what better way to enjoy it than right here in Gloucestershire?

Tickets now on sale for Stroud Book Festival! Image

Tickets now on sale for Stroud Book Festival!

Organisers of Stroud Book Festival 2019 are delighted to announce that the box office for all events is now open!

The most magical pantomime of them all Image

The most magical pantomime of them all

Now the holidays are well and truly over (oh yes they are!) the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham is urging people to snap up tickets for their annual family-friendly pantomime early to avoid disappointment.

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