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Top five what's on weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend after checking out the Black Friday Weekend discounts?

Enjoy a winter wonderland at Winchcombe Christmas Festival Image

Enjoy a winter wonderland at Winchcombe Christmas Festival

Shops, pubs, cafés and restaurants in the historic Cotswold town of Winchcombe will be throwing open their doors on Tuesday, December 3, for an evening of festive shopping and celebration from 5pm until 8pm.

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New version of festive masterpiece opens at The Barn Theatre tonight

A Christmas Carol closes a highly successful year at the Barn Theatre in Cirencester with a magical original interpretation of Charles Dickens' festive masterpiece that will get everyone, including Scrooge, in the festive mood. 

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Seven fantastic festive events at the Museum in the Park

A full calendar of seasonal events at Stroud’s Museum in the Park has been lined up and many of them are free-of-charge.

Priory to hold its first-ever Christmas Fair Image

Priory to hold its first-ever Christmas Fair

Llanthony Secunda Priory in Gloucester is hosting its first-ever Christmas Fair this weekend.

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Chance to meet chef Raymond Blanc in Cheltenham

On Tuesday, December 3, renowned chef Raymond Blanc OBE will be visiting his Brasserie Blanc restaurant in Cheltenham, treating diners to signed copies of his new book.

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Christmas FUNtastic Fair at the Friendship Café

Enjoy Christmas shopping in the Friendship Café, a warm and spacious indoor venue where everyone is welcome: 

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Russell Howard's three nights in Cheltenham next summer

Cheltenham audiences are in for a real treat next summer when comedian Russell Howard pitches up at the Everyman Theatre for a three-night run...and tickets go on sale today (Tuesday, November 26). 

Nailsworth Noel looks like being one of the best yet Image

Nailsworth Noel looks like being one of the best yet

Nailsworth Noel – the town’s highly popular start to Christmas shopping – will take place this Friday evening (November 29) and it is looking like it may be one of the best yet!

Ed's masterclass in observational comedy Image

Ed's masterclass in observational comedy

Join Ed Byrne as he takes a long hard look at himself and tries to decide if he has ANY traits that are worth passing on to his children.

Steam railway enters into the Christmas spirit Image

Steam railway enters into the Christmas spirit

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Steam Railway starts its bumper Santa Special season on Saturday (November 30).

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Craft and produce market offers that 'something special'

There's a great chance to buy some Christmas gifts at Churchdown Craft and Produce Market's final market of 2019 on Saturday morning (November 30).

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Top five things to do in Gloucestershire this weekend

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

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Join Pinocchio's magical adventure at Gloucester Guildhall

This Christmas, Gloucester Guildhall presents a magical adaptation of the classic tale Pinocchio.

1 RIFLES homecoming with Freedom Parade in Gloucester Image

1 RIFLES homecoming with Freedom Parade in Gloucester

Tomorrow (Saturday, November 23), 1st Battalion The Rifles (1 RIFLES) will have a homecoming in Gloucester City with a Freedom Parade.

The Hucclecote Show set to return in 2020 Image

The Hucclecote Show set to return in 2020

The biggest community event in the city of Gloucester is returning in 2020.

80s revival festival to hit Cheltenham next summer Image

80s revival festival to hit Cheltenham next summer

Discover the 80s is one of the most exciting events to join the Cheltenham's summer music calendar, featuring Marc Almond, Heather Small, The South, China Crisis and Johnny Hates Jazz in one incredible line-up.

The Boomtown Rats to headline Lechlade Festival Image

The Boomtown Rats to headline Lechlade Festival

Organisers of the Lechlade Festival are "absolutely thrilled" to announce the iconic Irish rock band The Boomtown Rats as their 2020 Sunday night headliner.

Santas galore to take part in Rotary's festive fun run Image

Santas galore to take part in Rotary's festive fun run

There's less than three weeks till you can witness the spectacle of over 200 people dressed in Santa suits and other festive attire running through the streets of Gloucester.

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Step back to the 70s for charity hike in memory of Malcolm

A local catering company is asking people to join them in walking down memory lane in the Cotswolds next weekend dressed in 1970s gear, to raise vital funds for a Gloucestershire hospice.

First aid events for children and elderly at retirement complex Image

First aid events for children and elderly at retirement complex

Stratton Court, Aura Care's luxury retirement complex near Cirencester, is holding a 'Blue Light Breakfast' and a first aid course for children this week as part of its November first aid theme.

James Morrison and Will Young to co-headline Westonbirt gig Image

James Morrison and Will Young to co-headline Westonbirt gig

Two of the most successful male vocalists of the 21st Century will co-headline a concert in the Cotswolds next summer as part of the Forest Live series.

'A Christmas Carol' to be brought to life in Gloucester Cathedral Image

'A Christmas Carol' to be brought to life in Gloucester Cathedral

This week, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol will be brought to life at Gloucester Cathedral in a traditional production, complete with beautiful period costumes, song, dance, and a generous helping of Christmas spirit.

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.

Cathedral's Junior Choir ready to lead Choral Evensong Image

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.

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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.

The Selecter bring 2-Tone sound to Cheltenham Image

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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