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BBC and University working together to put rising talent in spotlight

The University of Gloucestershire will host BBC Introducing in the West, as part of a spectacular multimedia event showcasing the best new music in the West.

Blenheim Palace hosts the Second Cotswolds Art & Antique Dealers' Association Fair

After a spectacular first show last year, The Cotswolds Art & Antiques Dealers' Association Fair returns to the elegant setting of Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire OX20 1PP from Thursday 18th to Sunday 21st April 2013. Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill, eldest daughter of the present Duke of Marlborough, is the new Patron of the Association.

Moll Flanders comes to Stratford upon Avon

STMO Media Group, owners of Stratford upon Avon's most inventive and original attraction the Creaky Cauldron, has named Jadis Shadows Productions its first resident theatre company for their Magic Alley Theatre in Stratford.

Reginald Sharpley - Exhibition on a neglected Campden artist

Court Barn Museum, Chipping Campden, will be showing the work of a neglected Cotswold artist, Reginald Sharpley, from 28 March to 2 June, 2013. This will be the first time Sharpley's work will be on display to the public.

Court Barn Museum acquires a Tower of London commemorative goblet

Court Barn Museum has acquired a silver goblet, designed by Robert Welch, which commemorates the 900th anniversary of the founding of the White Tower at the Tower of London in 1978. The goblet, made in parcel silver gilt, was commissioned by HM Government (the then Department of the Environment) in a limited edition of 50.

Major Acts revealed for Sodbury Jazz Festival

Sodbury Jazz Festival 31 May to 2 June 2013
Plans are now well underway for the third annual Sodbury Jazz Festival with the revelations that Clare Teale will be one of two major headline acts taking part.

Poetry, Thomas Hardy and the Inaugural

Wednesday 20 March, 6.30pm, TC014, University of Gloucestershire, Park Campus, Cheltenham, GL50 2RH. 5.30pm, Elwes Reception. 

Putting the inaugural lecture itself and Thomas Hardy in the spotlight, Professor John Hughes takes to the floor with his inaugural lecture at the University of Gloucestershire on Wednesday 20 March.

Elemental Views at Fosse Gallery Stow on the Wold

Elemental Views - an exhibition of Landsape Paintings

Sunday 10th March - Saturday 30th March 

The Importance of Provenance: Chinese Art at Chorley's

On Monday 18th March, Chorley's have the privilege of handling the sale of several Chinese items with impeccable provenance. The boom in the market for Chinese artworks has been well publicised and Chorley's have been

Cheltenham Art Student Wins Hans Brinker Trophy in Amsterdam

A third year Painting and Drawing student from the University of Gloucestershire is now embarking on commissioned portraits after scooping the Hans Brinker Budget Trophy in Amsterdam - one of the largest single prizes available to student artists.

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