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Court Barn Museum Chipping Campden receives award for quality Services

Court Barn Museum is celebrating after being awarded Full Accreditation status by Arts Council England (ACE).

The Museum Accreditation Scheme is the UK quality standard for museums and galleries and is managed by ACE. It serves as an authoritative benchmark for assessing performance, rewarding achievement and driving improvement in museums.

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.

The Vale of Evesham's first ever Vegan Fair

The Vale of Evesham's first ever Vegan Fair later this month looks set to be beseiged by food lovers from across the region! On Saturday 23rd March, Evesham Town Hall will be transformed in to an oasis of healthy, compassionate living, showcasing the very best in veganism.

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.

Chipping Sodbury Christmas Market - Saturday 8 December

Sodbury Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Christmas Market on Saturday 8 December. Local farmers and food producers together with high quality arts and crafts suppliers are joining the town's shopkeepers to offer visitors and residents a relaxing day out to help them prepare for Christmas.

South Warwickshire Milliner's Movember Moustaches

Local milliner, Ingrid Gibbs from Mistress Milliner, is supporting Movember this month by forcing the manikins on her website to grow moustaches...
Ingrid is very keen to support the charity, Movember because her stepfather had prostate cancer in 2005 and thankfully he has had the ‘all clear' for over 6 years now, partly due to early diagnosis.

Chipping Campden school children take over Court Barn Museum for the day

On Friday 23 November, children from a Chipping Campden primary school will be taking over Court Barn Museum for the day.

The Simple life:a craft community in the Cotswolds exhibition at Court Barn Museum

The exhibition runs from Wednesday 31 October- Sunday 25 November 2012

In the summer of 1902 there was an exodus of East London craftsmen to Chipping Campden. The men were escaping the industrialised world to be a part of a simple rural idyll.

Apprenticeships up by 54 per cent in The Cotswolds

Local MP, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown has welcomed the increase in the number of apprenticeships in The Cotswolds.

The Conservatives have delivered a record number of apprenticeships in England, with half a million people starting an apprenticeship last year. Thanks to the Government's investment, 142 more young people in England are starting an apprenticeship every single day.

MA Fine Art graduation show opens

Centre for Art and Photography, Hardwick Campus, St Pauls Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4BS Private View - Friday 14 September 6.30pm - 8.30pm 

Open daily 17 - 19 September 2012 10am - 4pm. Tel: 01242 714551

This year's Fine Art Masters Degree show opens at the University of Gloucestershire's Hardwick campus on 14 September.

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