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Stroud International Textiles, and the annual select festival, celebrate the very finest work from artists, makers and designers and bring them to the Cotswolds. Candia McKormack talks to organisers Lizzi Walton and Charlotte Abrahams about plans for this year’s event
Capture bluebell woods at their magical best with inspirational ideas from photographer Sarah Howard
Lunar Festival makes its debut this summer in Warwickshire, less than 10 miles from the heart of Birmingham yet seemingly a world away in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Cotswold Wildlife Park has announce the birth of the only Giant Anteater baby to have ever been born at the Park. These are the first pictures of the as-yet-unnamed pup. It’s still early days, but both mother and baby are healthy and can be seen in their enclosure next to the Children’s Farmyard.
Johnny Coppin’s new album celebrates our landscape, traditions and people. He tells Katie Jarvis about his Cotswold life and why he’s at home in the countryside
If you’re wondering what to do this weekend in the Cotswolds, here are five recommendations from us to you
In Autumn 2013, the Warwickshire Health & Wellbeing Board sent out 25,000 surveys on ‘Living in Warwickshire’. Sarah Windrum summarises the results after the nearly 8,000 responses from residents of the county, and shares her own experience of living here
Promotional feature: Spring has officially sprung and The Roses Theatre has announced their family-friendly programme of live and film events for the Easter break.
Promotional feature: More Like Trees are a three-piece acoustic act, drawing from a range of musical influences to create ‘strum and bass’. They will be performing at the Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, on April 8.
Promotional feature: If you’re looking for an alternative to big budget blockbusters, and want a unique and rewarding cinema experience this Easter, why not head to The Roses Theatre who are showing a short season of little seen masterpieces that present a child’s eye view of the world.
Jane Scrivner will be showcasing her eponymous luxury natural skincare range and personalised treatment menu in stylish new premises on Monday April 7, 2014
Candia McKormack reviews the opening night of Jesus Christ Superstar at Gloucester Cathedral
Something rather exciting is happening in Gloucester this week.
The Royal Shakespeare Theatre remember’d such wealth brings! Jessica Smallwood fondly recollects her early experiences working at The Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon
Promotional Feature: Although St Patrick’s Day has passed, residents of Tewkesbury and the surrounding areas will have the perfect excuse to don the bright green and enthusiastically celebrate for a little while longer as Prestige Productions’ Essence Of Ireland hits The Roses stage on Sunday, March 23 for two performances at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.
Flooding has been in the UK headlines a lot this year, and Rachel McCombie has been up in the air getting some photos of what the rivers that have caused so much disruption look like from above.
Those who have yet to book their summer holiday need look no further for their tropical sun, as The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury brings the Andalucían heat to the town in the form of virtuoso guitarist Juan Martín and his ensemble of musicians and flamenco dance, on Thursday March 13
We are pleased to be able to bring you the 12th annual Cotswold Life Food & Drink Awards at Cheltenham Racecourse on July 7.
Warwickshire writers Cherry and Emma recently discovered the brilliant thing that is the Stratford Greenway
‘Broken’ features creative choreography combining athleticism with gravity-defying dance, all overlaid with intricate digital imagery and original music.
On Wednesday February 26, Scene Productions will take the audience at the Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury on a journey into the macabre world of Woyzeck, a surreal performance set against the backdrop of WW1 and based on the original play by Georg Buchner.
If you’re looking for something to entertain the whole family during half term, The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury has a multitude of events to keep everyone occupied.
The 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth will be marked by events across Warwickshire.
20 and 30-somethings can enjoy a bit of musical nostalgia at The Rose’s Theatre, Tewkesbury, as Britpop band Toploader take the stage on Saturday February 15 as part of their comeback tour.
The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust has been awarded a grant of £100,000 from the DCMS/Wolfson Museums and Galleries Improvement Fund towards a brand new exhibition which is expected to welcome more than 1.2 million visitors to Shakespeare’s Birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon over the next three years.
Young people are being given the opportunity to have their say at The Roses Theatre’s Open Space Event, a forum to discuss how the theatre can engage more 14 – 25 year olds
Celebrate the spring half term from February 15 - 23 in Shakespeare’s England with a host of exciting activities and events.
On Friday February 14, the Official UK Number 1 Tribute Show ‘Mr Blue Sky Tour’, featuring the ELO Experience, will be at The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury
The theatre production Moon On A Rainbow Shawl, a drama about a collection of Trinidadian people and their personal lives, loves and losses, comes to Malvern Theatres this February and March
Author and television celebrity Sally Bee has been appointed to represent the Evesham Vale Cardiac Rehab charity, as its first Patron.
Comedy duo Living Spit Theatre are performing The Six Wives Of Henry VIII at The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, on February 11
Take a trip to the skies to see the distinct ridge and furrow of Warwickshire’s fields; the remains of Medieval farming methods.
February 1-9 sees the return of The Cotswolds Food Festival – BITE 2014. Over 20 venues across the Cotswolds will play host to skilled chefs and food heroes serving up something delicious to avid foodies.
Games of netball are spreading across the playground, but this time it’s not the children who are playing.
The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury has received £26,900 grant following a successful bid to The Heritage Lottery Fund. The sum has been awarded in support of a six month project culminating in a performance which will see the stories of Tewkesbury’s Community Hospital during World War 1 brought to life by The Roses’ young performers and community members in April.
John Newton, the English sailor who penned the anthemic ‘Amazing Grace’, is the focus of a stage production by Saltmine Theatre Company. The show will be performed at The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury, on February 5.
We’ve searched high and low to help you find the perfect gift for loved ones this Valentine’s Day
RHS Malvern are presenting a new look to their 2014 Malvern Spring Gardening Show, with a brand new category to boot.
Many of the big names who played in Aston Villa’s European Cup winning squad from the 1981/ 1982 season will be at Stratford Town FC to offer their support to help raise funds for Forces Support.