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Runners limbering up for 38th Stroud Half Marathon Image

Runners limbering up for 38th Stroud Half Marathon

More than 2,000 runners of all abilities will be taking part in the 38th Stroud Half Marathon on Sunday (October 27).

Frighteningly good half-term fun for your little monsters! Image

Frighteningly good half-term fun for your little monsters!

Visit Taurus Crafts this October half-term and get spooky with a range of activities that will be running every day from Saturday, October 26, until Sunday, November 3.

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Ten great family half-term activities in the Stroud area

Whether you're interested in apple pressing, pumpkin carving, roller skating or watching fireworks, here is Punchline's guide to some of the best activities available in the Stroud district over half-term.

Come face to face with your next employer! Image

Come face to face with your next employer!

Job seekers can head for Cheltenham Town Hall next week for the latest Cheltenham & Gloucester Jobs Fair.

Singer-songstress Lady Nade in forest gig Image

Singer-songstress Lady Nade in forest gig

Rounding off a prodigious year, soulful rootsy-jazz singer-songstress Lady Nade is appearing with Last Thursday Presents @ Evergreen Hall in Broadwell, Coleford, on October 31.

Who is the fairest one of all? Image

Who is the fairest one of all?

Join Vienna Festival Ballet on a magical journey with their unmissable production of Snow White. World premiere choreography propels this timeless fairytale and answers the question; who is the fairest one of all?

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Top five things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend

There's plenty to do in and around Gloucestershire this weekend with the whole family to enjoy.

Zombie Walk set to be the biggest and best yet Image

Zombie Walk set to be the biggest and best yet

The Gloucester Zombie Walk is one of Café René's first and favourite city-wide events, bringing a little Hallowe'en magic to Gloucester city centre and raising awareness and money for local charities at the same time.

French Film Festival coming the Gloucester Image

French Film Festival coming the Gloucester

The 27th edition of the French Film Festival UK takes place in November in over 35 towns and cities across the UK, including Gloucester. 

Two choirs raise voices in special charity evening Image

Two choirs raise voices in special charity evening

Music lovers are in for a treat on Saturday evening when a fantastic fundraiser will see both Gloucestershire Police Male Voice Choir and guest choir Go Vocal perform at Pittville School, Cheltenham.

Night to savour for fans of Meat Loaf Image

Night to savour for fans of Meat Loaf

“Rock’n’Roll Dreams Came True" is a powerhouse performance about the life of the iconic legend Meat Loaf and the music of the maestro Jim Steinman, the man behind the musical masterpieces.

Hundreds of hospice supporters to shine bright on Saturday night Image

Hundreds of hospice supporters to shine bright on Saturday night

On Saturday, October 19, hundreds of Gloucestershire residents will be taking to the streets of Cheltenham under starlight to walk 10k in memory of loved ones, raising vital funds for Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice.

Friends stage art exhibition in garden studio Image

Friends stage art exhibition in garden studio

Two friends and fellow artists who paint together each week in a garden studio near Tewkesbury are holding an exhibition of their work this weekend.

Meet Rosie the cider horse on Apple Day Image

Meet Rosie the cider horse on Apple Day

Gloucester Civic Trust will be hosting the annual Apple Day on Saturday, October 19, from 10am to 4pm at the Folk of Gloucester. Free entry to all!

'Serenade and Sandwiches' with a difference! Image

'Serenade and Sandwiches' with a difference!

Two distinguished musicians of international renown will be taking part in a 'Serenade and Sandwiches' event with a difference in Lechlade next week.

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).

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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.

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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.

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