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Hear tales from the Hundred Years War at Moreton Area Centre

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Come to the Moreton Area Centre and hear local historian Tim Porter tell the tale of how 14th Century England drifted into the devastating Hundred Years War.

The three nations involved – England, Scotland and France – fought the war primarily on French soil from 1337 to 1453, and Tim Porter will hold talks at the High Street centre in June and July to explain the complex causes of the conflict.  Read the rest of this entry »

Uncover the past at two-month Cotswold Museum show

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Leaving no stone unturned in Cirencester’s archaeological past is the theme behind a two month exhibition which will open at the Corinium Museum in August.

The ‘Digging the Dirt’ exhibition will tell the tale of the town’s past as it celebrates the archaeological exploration which took place across Cirencester in the latter half of the 20th century.

The event – which starts on August 9th and continues until September 21st – is being held to celebrate 50 years of the Cirencester Excavation Committee, a group which was formed in 1958 to conduct archaeological digs in the town. Read the rest of this entry »

The World of Richard Eurich OBE,RA 1903-1992 A Retrospective

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Sunday 8th June to Saturday 28th June 2008 at the Fosse Gallery Stow-on-the-Wold

A major exhibition of Richard Eurich’s work who is regarded as one of Britain’s leading figurative artists, in a tradition that runs from Hogarth and Turner, via the Pre-Raphaelites, to his contemporaries. He belonged to a very talented generation of British Artists that included Barbara Hepworth, John Piper, Eric Ravilious, Ceri Richards and Graham Sutherland and was regarded as their equal in originality, perceptiveness and the quality of his work.

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Start date announced for new Cotswold waste service

Events, Features by Adam No Comments »

Cotswold District Council’s new waste and recycling collection service will be fully up and running from Monday, 23rd June.

The weekly collection of food waste and weekly charged-for collection of garden waste for composting began in April. Now, the Council is ready to introduce the final elements of the waste service redesign. Read the rest of this entry »

Bourton to host first ‘community day’ in June

Events, Places by Adam No Comments »

Steps to strengthen community spirit and provide information and advice to residents around the Cotswolds will be launched this summer with the first of several community days. Read the rest of this entry »

Wine Cellar Tour at Edward Sheldon Ltd, Shipston-on-Stour

Events, Places by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 14th June at 11.00 Edward Sheldon Ltd, Shipston-on-Stour.
Edward Sheldon are old established Wine Merchants and have been trading in the historic market town of Shipston since 1842. They still occupy the original extensive cellars and offices and this is another opportunity to share in their rare and colourful history as well as being able to view an 18th century working wine cellar.

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Open Farm Sunday – An Opportunity to Feed your Senses

Events, Food and Produce by Tony No Comments »

On Sunday 1st June, hundreds of farmers across the country will be opening their gates to the public. Open Farm Sunday, organised by Linking Environment and Farming (LEAF) offers a fantastic opportunity for everyone, young and old, to enjoy the living , vibrant countryside. Read the rest of this entry »

Jekka & Jekyll at Whichford Pottery – celebrating the work of two doyennes of the gardening world

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Friday 6th June & Saturday 7th June – Jekka McVicar and Paul Williams are at Whichford Pottery near Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire. They will be giving talks on both days – at 11 am “Herbs are more than a Garnish” by Jekka McVicar and at 2 pm “Planting in the Jekyll Style” by Paul Williams. Read the rest of this entry »

The GWR’s Cotswold Festival of Steam is only a week away

Events, Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 24th May – Sunday 1st June – Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway “The Friendly Line in the Cotswolds” at Toddington, Winchcombe and Cheltenham Racecourse Stations.

The 2008 Cotswold Festival of Steam marks four important milestones – 40 years since the end of steam on British Railways – 40 years since David Shepherd took delivery of “Black Prince” – 60 years since the nationalisation of Britain’s Railways – 100 years since the first through expresses ran over the Stratford-Cheltenham line between the Midlands and the West Country.

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Cotswold ‘Walks on wheels’ project to be launched at Badminton

Events, Places by Adam No Comments »

A brand new publication is being launched that helps people using wheelchairs, power scooters and buggies to enjoy walking routes across the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). ‘Walks on Wheels’ is a collection of 15 walks descriptions and maps, which help people to explore quiet country paths, villages and market towns in the area. Read the rest of this entry »

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