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Reginald Sharpley: A neglected Campden Artist

Court Barn Museum in Chipping Campden is showing a selection of works by Reginald Sharpley (1879 -1947), a highly skilled but neglected artist, who lived in the town in the 1920s and 30s.

Fresh Air 2013 - 11th Biennial Quenington Sculpture Exhibition

The long-awaited 11th biennial FRESH AIR 2013, set up by art collectors Lucy and David Abel Smith, takes place at Quenington Old Rectory, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 5BN from Sunday 16th June to Sunday 7th July 2013.

Clay Shooting and Cake Club - Just for ladies!

Gloucestershire ladies and girls are invited to come and try a fun new sport. They are invited to come to Prescott Shooting School near Winchcombe on 18th May 2013 at 10.00am, where the award winning ‘Shotgun & Chelsea Bun Club' will be holding one of their infamous ‘introduction to clay shooting and cake days'.

New manager for 'Escape to the Cotswolds' centre

The Cotswolds Conservation Board has appointed Denise Dane as Manager of the Escape to the Cotswolds centre at Northleach, as it opens its doors for the start of a brand new season.

The Feathered Nest Country Inn is a finalist in the 2013 VisitEngland Awards for Excellence

The Feathered Nest Country Inn has been named as a finalist in the Tourism Pub of the Year of the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013.

As a finalist The Feathered Nest now goes forward to the glittering Awards Ceremony which is being held on 20 May 2013 at The Point, Lancashire County Cricket Club, Old Trafford, Manchester.

Motorists urged to drive more carefully to protect Cotswold roadside verges

Motorists are being urged to take extra care when driving around the Cotswolds this Easter to prevent further damage to roadside verges.

Damaged roadside caused by vehicles.

Balloon Flight Passengers get unique view of lost 15th century village

Virgin Balloon Flights passengers got more than they bargained for on a flight from Shipston-on-Stour as they spotted the site of a lost village near the Fosse Way.
The evening balloon flight took off from Shipston-on-Stour Sports Club at around 4pm earlier this month travelling on a north, north east wind.

Uncover Spring this Easter at Westonbirt Arboretum

From blossom printing to investigating pollen under microscopes, families can get into the swing of spring this Easter at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt.

Wow Mum with Westonbirt's magnolias!

Explore camellias, magnolias and rhododendrons at the Forestry

Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt this Mothers' Day (Sunday
10 March 2013) and discover the joys of early spring.

Westonbirt Arboretum is home to nearly 100 magnolias of different
varieties, showcasing their dinner-plate sized pink, white and cream
blooms from March onwards.

Business survey reveals benefits of Cotswolds location

Recent findings from research including a survey of businesses in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) have revealed the total value of economic activity within the AONB to be worth around £2billion and that many businesses significantly benefit from being located within the Cotswolds.

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