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

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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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See the summer in the Corinium Museum’s new Roman Garden

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Visitors can come and relax in a setting similar to ancient Italy this summer thanks to a makeover of the Corinium Museum’s Roman Garden.

A whole host of plants and shrubbery has been donated by local garden centre Dobbies to the Cotswold District Council-owned museum in Cirencester, to create a stunning Roman-style centrepiece at the Park Street venue. Read the rest of this entry »

‘Walks on wheels’ project launched on Badminton Estate

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A brand new publication has been 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 »

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 »

A new chapter for the Cotswold Way National Trail

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A year on from its launch in the summer of 2007, the Cotswold Way National Trail now has a new host body and project team. Natural England has appointed the Cotswolds Conservation Board to host the Cotswold Way, under an initial one year agreement and the trail offices have relocated to the board’s headquarters at Northleach in Gloucestershire. Read the rest of this entry »

Post Office snuffs out last ditch appeal by Cotswolds MP

Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Following last Friday’s announcement that all twelve Cotswolds’ Post Offices subject to consultation were to close, Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown yesterday tried a last ditch personal appeal to Mark Partington the Network Development Manager of Post Office Ltd. Read the rest of this entry »

Bourton to host Flood Fair on May 16th

Events, Places by Adam No Comments »

It may seem that summer has come to the Cotswolds early, but people in Gloucestershire should still be prepared for the threat of flooding in the future.

And Cotswold District Council has teamed up with the Environment Agency and the National Flood Fair to offer residents the chance to get prepared, as it holds a second Flood Protection Products Fair on May 16th in Bourton-on-the-Water.  Read the rest of this entry »

Textile artists come to Corinium Museum for two months

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Colourful and varied textiles through time will be the subject of an exhibition that is coming to the Corinium Museum in Cirencester next month.
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Take time out to enjoy traditional events in the Cotswolds AONB

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The summer is the best time of year to enjoy the age old traditions of the Cotswolds and so the Cotswolds Conservation Board, the organisation that exists to conserve and enhance the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), has created a traditional events calendar for 2008-9 that shows you where and when you can enjoy events that are closely linked to the area’s rich heritage. Read the rest of this entry »

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