Four pubs in the Cotswolds have reached the finals of the Publican Awards 2020, a national competition that rewards the ‘cream of the cream' of the UK pub industry.
The pubs, operated by Henley-based pub operator and brewer Brakspear, are shortlisted for the Best Pub Accommodation Award, the winners of which will be announced in March.
Whether it’s David Cameron, Jeremy Clarkson, Alex James, Giles Coren, John Inverdale, Jilly Cooper, Xander Armstrong, Zara Philips or Liz Hurley, you are almost certain to see one or two of them on Sunday, January 26, at Cocklebarrow Races at Aldsworth in the Cotswolds.
Better still, everyone hangs out together, so it’s highly probable you will be able to rub shoulders and get that selfie in!
I was looking for somewhere special in the Cotswolds to take my wife for a lunch to celebrate her birthday and, on finding The Boxing Hare at Swerford, it's fair to say we struck gold.
Located just a couple of miles from Chipping Norton, I was not familiar with this establishment but, on a bright Saturday in early January with our two children in tow, we were afforded a very warm welcome from the friendly staff.
Fans of BAFTA award-winning comedy This Country can get a sneak preview of the new series at a one-off screening in Cirencester later this month.
BBC Three is bringing the series back to its Cotswold roots on Thursday, January 23 – and tickets are completely free.
The Cotswolds is all blue today following a triumphant night for the Conservatives in the General Election.
There was drama in Cheltenham when a recount was needed to separate Conservative Alex Chalk from Liberal Democrat challenger Max Wilkinson. Mr Chalk, who was first elected to serve Cheltenham in 2015, won by less than 1,000 votes.
I took my family to Cinderella wondering how the Everyman could possibly better their pantomimes of the past few years, yet somehow they have managed to do so with this fantastic show.
Nell Gifford, the co-founder and driving force behind Gloucestershire-based Giffords Circus, died yesterday (Sunday) at the age of 46. She had been fighting breast cancer for several years.
The Roses has delivered another 'Christmas Crocker cracker' with its fun-packed, fast-moving, song-and-dance festive pantomime Aladdin.
From start to finish, the action had the audience enthralled with a cast of colourful characters at the top of their game.
One of Cheltenham's leading chamber choirs will be joined by a variety of other local choirs for The Joy of Christmas Concert at St Matthew's Church, Cheltenham, on Saturday, December 7, at 7.30pm
Jubilate Chamber Choir will be presenting the annual feast of festive music and readings for the whole family.
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.
Olivier Award nominee Patrick Ryecart (The Crown, Poldark, The King’s Speech) leads the cast as Ebenezer Scrooge in this new version by playwright Alan Pollock with music and lyrics by Finn Anderson.
Panto stars at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham have teamed up with a unique charity based on a farm in the Cotswolds to help raise funds and awareness for their vital work with
young people with disabilities.
Two of the most successful male vocalists of the 21st Century are co-headlining a concert in the Cotswolds next summer as part of the Forest Live summer concert series.
James Morrison and Will Young will be appearing at Westonbirt Arboretum, near Tetbury, on Friday, June 12...and tickets go on sale this Friday, November 22.
Get ready to journey with The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, to the exotic Far East for an adventure like no other, in their 2019 family pantomime, Aladdin!
Aladdin is brought to life by a talented cast and the same creative team as in previous years, including writer and director Ben Crocker.
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.
Two artistic friends are joining forces and staging an exhibition in the newly-opened Dove Gallery in Winchcombe.
Jane Ware and Sue Jolley have known each other for over 20 years as 'neighbour artists' each summer at Art in the Park in Imperial Gardens, Cheltenham, but have never had a private exhibition together, so this is a first for them.
Autumn brings a blaze of colour to Batsford Arboretum and this year it is looking particularly special thanks to an ideal mix of sunshine and showers during the spring and summer months.
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.
Shining bright in flashing lights, neon clothing and deely boppers, they’ll be throwing a spotlight on the expert and compassionate care given by the hospice while raising vital funds so this care can continue.
Music lovers are in for a treat on Saturday evening (October 19, 7.30pm) when a fantastic fundraiser will see both Gloucestershire Police Male Voice Choir and guest choir Go Vocal perform at Pittville School, Cheltenham.
This will be an evening of inspiring, uplifting and energetic song that’s bound to have you tapping your feet and swaying in your seat. Proceeds are going to Cheltenham-based charity Heidi's Heroes.
Hats off to staff at Campden Home Nursing’s charity shop at Lower High Street, Chipping Campden, as they prepare to celebrate the shop’s first birthday on Saturday, October 19.
The shop, hailed as a great success by locals and Campden Home Nursing, recently enjoyed its best month ever since opening nearly a year ago.
Chorley’s will be hosting a Charity Auction of Promises in aid of medical charity Cobalt at their base at Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucester, on Friday (October 11).
The charity lots up for auction include a one-on-one ski lesson with local Olympic legend Eddie the Eagle Edwards, a day in artist Kate Dove’s studio and a year’s worth of haircuts at Cheltenham’s leading salon, Stuart Holmes.