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Christmas markets set to be busier than ever Image

Christmas markets set to be busier than ever

Taurus Crafts' Christmas markets look set to be the area's go-to venue for real world festive shopping where you can meet producers, artists and craftspeople. 

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Top five things to do this weekend

Looking for events on this weekend? From music and comedy to food and festivities, we are catering for a range of tastes.

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Cathedral's Junior Choir ready to lead Choral Evensong

Tomorrow (Saturday, November 16) at 4.30pm all are invited to join the Choral Evensong at Gloucester Cathedral which will be sung by the Cathedral Junior Choir.

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Former MasterChef champion hoping to raise the roof

Foodies are being invited to an evening with a former MasterChef winner at The Griffin Theatre, Rendcomb College, near Cirencester, this Saturday evening (November 16).

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Head-scratching evening as the Big Quiz Night returns

Churches and other community venues across Gloucestershire are taking part in the biggest multi-venue nationwide quiz ever held this weekend.

Gloucester set for Christmas lights switch-on and parade Image

Gloucester set for Christmas lights switch-on and parade

Gloucester folk are preparing to get in the festive spirit as the city's Christmas lights are switched on this Sunday afternoon at 4.30pm.

'World's most successful rock & roll musical' returns Image

'World's most successful rock & roll musical' returns

The smash hit rock & roll musical Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story is back at the Everyman Theatre next week celebrating its 30th anniversary.

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A Curious Christmas event at the Regent Arcade

Cheltenham's Regent Arcade is playing host to A Curious Christmas event on Saturday, December 7, inspired by the characters from Dr Seuss's stories.

Get set for an adventure like no other at Roses panto Image

Get set for an adventure like no other at Roses panto

Get ready to journey with The Roses to the exotic Far East for an adventure like no other, in their 2019 family pantomime, Aladdin!

World premiere for Holst choral work in his home town Image

World premiere for Holst choral work in his home town

A world premiere of a choral work by Cheltenham-born composer Gustav Holst is being performed by Charlton Kings Choral Society at Pittville Pump Room on Saturday, November 23.

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Black comedy at its blackest and best

From the writer of 'Rising Damp' and 'Only When I Laugh', Eric Chappell's darkly funny masterpiece 'Natural Causes' comes to Cirencester this weekend.

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Rare concert shows spiritual side of Duke Ellington

A concert displaying the spiritual side of jazz legend Duke Ellington is being performed at Christ Church, Cheltenham, on Saturday, November 23.

First Gloucestershire Asian Food Festival comes to Cheltenham Image

First Gloucestershire Asian Food Festival comes to Cheltenham

The first Gloucestershire Asian Food Festival will be held in the heart of Cheltenham this weekend.

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The Selecter bring 2-Tone sound to Cheltenham

The Selecter, part of the 2-Tone explosion of the late 1970s and 1980s, are coming to Cheltenham as part of their 40th anniversary tour. 

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Top five things to do this weekend

Keep yourselves busy this weekend with these activities available across the county.

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Panto will definitely not send you to sleep!

It’s time once more – oh yes it is - for the Crown Players latest glittering family panto, full of fun and frolics that’s guaranteed not to send you to sleep!

Monthly community sing-a-long for the elderly launched Image

Monthly community sing-a-long for the elderly launched

Aura Care Living's luxury retirement village and care home, Stratton Court in Cirencester, has just launched a brand new monthly community event, to combat loneliness for the elderly and use the proven healing and uplifting power of music as therapy.

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A night of glitz and glamour for local hospice

With the season of goodwill fast approaching a local hospice is asking Gloucestershire businesses to consider celebrating the best of the festive season with them, whilst supporting local families needing their expert and compassionate care.

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Singer-songwriter Hazel set for vibrant performance

There's still a chance to grab a ticket to see Hazel O'Connor, the first major female star of the 80s, perform at Tewkesbury's Roses Theatre tomorrow (Thursday) evening.

First World War art experience comes to Gloucester Image

First World War art experience comes to Gloucester

The Danger Tree, a unique augmented reality art experience by oil painter Scarlett Raven and digital artist Marc Marot, is coming to Gloucester for a month-long exhibition. 

Artists team up for their first joint exhibition Image

Artists team up for their first joint exhibition

Two artistic friends are joining forces and staging an exhibition in the newly-opened Dove Gallery in Winchcombe.

Sing-a-long evening at historic venue Image

Sing-a-long evening at historic venue

A nostalgic evening of song is being held in Minchinhampton this month at a pop up pub sing-a-long.

Manor Players all set for classic panto Image

Manor Players all set for classic panto

The panto season gets going in Gloucestershire this week when Tewkesbury Manor Players present their seasonal offering at the George Watson Memorial Hall for a three-night run.

Profusion of crafts on show for Christmas Image

Profusion of crafts on show for Christmas

A huge range of crafted goods will be on show and on sale at New Brewery Arts in Cirencester in the run-up to Christmas.

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A Christmas Carol at the 'Cathedral of the Forest'

There's a chance to really get in the festive spirit a week before Christmas when All Saints Newland hosts a production of Charles Dickens' classic tale 'A Christmas Carol'.

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Take a closer look at rural crafts of the past

'Behind the Scenes: Rural Crafts of the Cotswolds' will be presented at the Corinium Museum’s Resource Centre in Northleach by museum collections assistant Dr Caroline Morris on Wednesday, November 20, at 11am.

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Top five things to do this weekend in Gloucestershire

As half-term draws to a close, you may have run out of things to do this weekend.

Russell Watson announces Cheltenham Spring date Image

Russell Watson announces Cheltenham Spring date

Ahead of his 2020 Autumn tour, due to phenomenal demand, Russell Watson has announced some additional Spring dates at a number of intimate venues, including Cheltenham Town Hall.

Shane Ritchie returns to the Everyman Image

Shane Ritchie returns to the Everyman

Shane Richie returns to the Everyman Theatre stage in November in a role that he was born to play.

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Walk on hot coals and raise funds for local hospice

Residents of Gloucestershire are being encouraged to step out of their comfort zone and take on a once-in-a-lifetime experience – walking barefoot on embers burning at 1,236 degrees!

Celebrated classical guitarist returns to Gloucester Cathedral Image

Celebrated classical guitarist returns to Gloucester Cathedral

Acknowledged as “a forerunner in the new generation of classical guitarists” (BBC Radio 3), classical guitarist Michael Christian Durrant is no stranger to Gloucester audiences. 

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The Blues Band still dazzling audiences

Many of The Blues Band’s 21st century fans weren’t even born when these five virtuosos, already music industry veterans, decided to fly in the face of musical fashion in 1979 and form a band ‘just to play the blues’.

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Fair set to showcase your favourite vegan foods

Cirencester Vegan Fair is back! Celebrating the best vegan products and brands from the Cotswold area and beyond, Cirencester Vegan Fair will be a true celebration of all things plant-based.

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Autumn bursts onto the scene at Westonbirt

It has been a little late in coming, but the thanks to this recent cold snap the autumn colours have burst onto the scene at Westonbirt Arboretum, just in time for half-term! 

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Be enchanted rather than spooked this Halloween

Discover the scarier side of classic fairy tales this Halloween. Can you save the Castle from its enchantment?

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Top five things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend

October half-term has arrived and there's plenty going on in and around Gloucestershire.

A day dedicated to apples and pumpkins Image

A day dedicated to apples and pumpkins

Celebrate Autumn at the Museum in the Park in Stroud at its special Apples & Pumpkins Day.

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Chance to make a mini-comic at half-term workshop

Young people are being offered the chance to make a Space-themed mini-comic at a one-day workshop at Gloucester Cathedral with author and Illustrator Hannah Shaw.

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Adventurer the first to complete the 'Ultimate Triathlon'

James Ketchell is the only person on the planet to have summitted Everest, rowed the Atlantic and cycled the world! 

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Halloween at the Museum of "Ghoulster"

There's all sorts of Halloween fun to be had at the Museum of Gloucester this October half-term.

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A festive comedy about kids - for adults!

The Playhouse Company are thrilled to announce their performance of the festive comedy ‘The Flint Street Nativity’ by Tim Firth, but this is one nativity you will not want to bring the kids to!

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