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Not sure what to do this weekend in the Cotswolds? Here are five suggestions from us to you.
Hankering for a hootenanny or a little Shakespeare? Here’s what’s coming up at The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury
The Warwickshire countryside has a new attraction - an ‘a-Maizing’ maze!
The Warwick Folk Festival, which will celebrate its 35th year, takes place from July 24-27 at Warwick School.
As part of the National Gardens Scheme, Stretton-on-Fosse opens a 4-acre garden at Court House, and neighbouring picture-book cottage Old Beams.
There are a host of outdoor events this summer across the many grand gardens of Warwickshire...
The services of Heart of England Mencap will be showcased at a gala night raising funds for the charity.
Local ladies Cherry and Emma went to see a production by United Theatre, a newly established theatre company touring venues across Warwickshire.
The weekend is imminent, but there’s still time to make plans. Here are five suggestions of what to do this weekend in and around the Cotswolds
The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury has announced it will continue to be part of the Arts Council England’s National Portfolio Funding Programme, with a new award worth £256,479 over the next three years.
World-renowned Scottish violinist Nicola Benedetti is artist-in-residence at the 70th Cheltenham Music Festival, which runs until July 13. Nicola, who is both performing and holding master-classes, answered questions at a special music-festival lunch at Ellenborough Park last week.
It’s almost the weekend, but what to do? Here are five suggestions from us to you
Warwickshire Open Studios has grown to become one of Britain’s largest exhibitions of unique and original art and craft.
From flamenco guitar to Cornish comedy, there’s plenty on at The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury this July
Ragley Hall will be full of food lovers, chefs and artisan cooks for the first ever Great British Food Festival in Warwickshire, which takes place on September 13-14.
Hudson’s Heritage Awards are urging the public to help them find the best heritage picnic site in the UK.
Tracy Spiers experiences Stratford-upon-Avon from a different perspective, as she takes to the water
Joanne Sindall reveals the multi-million-pound On 5 restaurant that is open for Royal Ascot – with Tom Kerridge as chef in residence
There’s all sorts on at The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury this June
James Gill meets race-loving Alan Crowhurst, who pursued his passion to become an award-winning photographer
David Mach tells Eleanore Kelly the story of perhaps the greatest social event anywhere in the world. This he did in the form of a collage entitled ‘The Great British Drama’
As My Fair Lady celebrates its 50th anniversary, Harriet Worsley discovers Ascot’s special influence on costume designer
On 6 June 1944, Winston Churchill announced the landings in France – news of the biggest invasion and largest military campaign the world had seen thus far
Almost 600 Veteran and Vintage motorcycles will ride en masse when the Heritage Motor Centre hosts the nostalgic Vintage Motor Cycle Club Banbury Run
The biennial on form exhibition looks forward to welcoming visitors to the beautiful surroundings of Asthall Manor and some of the finest stone sculptors in the world
Words by Candia McKormack
Every summer since 2000, Giffords Circus has brought its glamorous 1930s-style entertainment to villages across the South West, says Candia McKormack
The end of the week is nigh, but there’s still time to make plans. Here are five suggestions for how to spend your weekend, from us to you
Organisers of the annual Wellesbourne Airfield open day last Sunday hailed the day as a resounding success with thousands of visitors arriving throughout the day.
Promotional feature: This June, The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury is welcoming jazz singer Jacqui Dankworth, a Rock ‘n’ Roll spactacular, Beauty and The Beast and a play about one of Britain’s best loved entertainers - Eric Morecambe
Three days off without a thing to do? Here are five suggestions for what to get up to in the Cotswolds this weekend
St Peter’s Church, Wootton Wawen, is Warwickshire’s oldest church - and also the setting for the village’s 2014 music festival with four concerts from June 9-14 themed as the Essence of England.
Ragley is to host its fourth Battle Proms open air concert on Saturday August 16.
Ten new mousebirds with their characteristic spiky hair are the latest addition to the Stratford Butterfly Farm.
Promotional feature: The Simon and Garfunkel story, a celebration of the lives and career of Simon and Garfunkel, will be coming to Tewkesbury’s Roses Theatre on May 24
Residents of Tewkesbury are cordially invited to attend Vienna Festival Ballet’s Cinderella at The Roses Theatre
Sally Magnusson’s deeply affectionate book about her mother, Mamie, is a wonderfully personal account about the effects of dementia on someone we love. Words by Katie Jarvis
Warwickshire pilot Rachel McCombie had a great view of Gaydon on her first hot air balloon flight...
This year marks the 100th anniversary of World War 1. Shirley Lock recollects her father Harry Baston’s involvement in the war, from the Somme to Ireland - and home to Witney, Oxfordshire.
As Ellie and I drive to The Theatre, Chipping Norton, the skies begin to darken. And then the rain comes – driving so ferociously against our windscreen, it’s a big hint we should be urgently sourcing gopher wood. Whatever that might be.