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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. 

Top five things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend Image

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.

Celebrate 70 years of song with The Cotswold Male Voice Choir Image

Celebrate 70 years of song with The Cotswold Male Voice Choir

This year The Cotswold Male Voice Choir is celebrating its 70th anniversary and on Saturday, October 5, a special concert is being held at St Matthew's Church, Cheltenham.

Tribute band perfectly captures Dire Straits sound Image

Tribute band perfectly captures Dire Straits sound

Dire Streets perfectly capture the distinctive, authentic sound of one of the biggest guitar bands of all time.

Talented musician to perform at Dick Whittington's Gloucester Image

Talented musician to perform at Dick Whittington's Gloucester

A gifted musician who plays pop, rock, blues and folk is heading to Gloucester on Friday night for an eagerly-awaited gig.

'R is for Revolution' pop up events in Stroud Image

'R is for Revolution' pop up events in Stroud

Artists Christine Felce and Rachel Oram invite you to join them for some pop up events at The Museum in the Park in Stroud exploring the meaning of ‘Revolution’.

Daylesford Harvest Festival celebrates autumn's abundance Image

Daylesford Harvest Festival celebrates autumn's abundance

The annual Daylesford Harvest Festival is taking place this Saturday, September 21. As the leaves turn golden, take this day to honour the abundance of delicious seasonal produce available during autumn in an activity-filled day on Daylesford’s Cotswolds farm.

Bringing the Legacy of Genesis back to Cheltenham Image

Bringing the Legacy of Genesis back to Cheltenham

The music of Genesis has been listened to across the world since 1967 and, over the last 50 years, has become one of the biggest bands in UK music history.

Churchdown Male Voice Choir raises voices for hospice Image

Churchdown Male Voice Choir raises voices for hospice

A special charity performance is taking place on Saturday (September 21) to help raise vital funds for the hospice which is home to the only inpatient palliative care unit in Gloucestershire.

A great day out for all the family y'all! Image

A great day out for all the family y'all!

The popular American-themed Autumn Classic returns to Prescott Speed Hill Climb, near Cheltenham, on the weekend of October 5-6.

An evening of cricketing hilarity with Aggers Image

An evening of cricketing hilarity with Aggers

Following a thrilling summer of international cricket, BBC Radio's voice of cricket Jonathan Agnew will have plenty to talk about when he comes to Cheltenham Town Hall next week.

Top five things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend Image

Top five things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend

Here's our top pick of things going on in and around Gloucestershire this weekend.

Sudeley Castle launches Autumn Wildlife Trail Image

Sudeley Castle launches Autumn Wildlife Trail

With experts predicting one of our most colourful autumns yet, there couldn’t be a better time to visit the spectacular Sudeley Castle and Gardens, and follow its new Autumn Wildlife Trail.

Minchinhampton Country Fayre is back with a bang Image

Minchinhampton Country Fayre is back with a bang

Oyez! Oyez! Minchinhampton’s much-loved country fayre is back tomorrow (Saturday, September 14) and celebrating its 750th anniversary year!

Raft racers set for splashing time for charity Image

Raft racers set for splashing time for charity

The Valley Vikings and The Unsinkables are amongst this year’s teams to tackle the Stroud Charity Raft Race as it returns to the Stroud Canal on Sunday (September 15).

Labradors and retrievers invited to charity romp in Cirencester Park Image

Labradors and retrievers invited to charity romp in Cirencester Park

The Countess Bathurst's labrador, Dora, is hosting ‘The Grand Labrador and Retriever Romp' in Cirencester Park on Sunday (September 15) in aid of Guide Dogs for the Blind.

Parkrun phenomenon arrives in Stroud! Image

Parkrun phenomenon arrives in Stroud!

The global running phenomenon parkrun has come to Stroud. The district council has brought the weekly 5km timed runs to the town's Stratford Park.

Classical guitar at the Goods Shed Image

Classical guitar at the Goods Shed

An evening of stunning classical guitar playing with Alan Brinley-Shaw is taking place at Tetbury Goods Shed this coming Saturday (September 14).

Taurus Crafts all set to go retro Image

Taurus Crafts all set to go retro

Taurus Crafts is set to go retro with their Antiques and Vintage Fair on Sunday, September 22. The fair offers visitors the chance to discover a hidden gem or two amongst the stalls offering a diverse selection of antiques, memorabilia, bric-a-brac, collectables and vintage items.

Everyman raises the curtain on star-studded new season Image

Everyman raises the curtain on star-studded new season

A host of star shows and names are heading to the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham this autumn in a brand-new season which extends well into 2020.

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