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The Vosper Collection – from Simon Chorley Art and Antiques

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Thursday 11th December 2008 10.30 am – Simon Chorley Art and Antiques, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX. The eagerly anticipated sale of the collection of the late John Vosper, one of the greatest characters of Gloucestershire’s antiques world, will contain antiques, collectables and curios to appeal to every taste. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswold MP takes messages and hats to 10 Downing Street London

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Geoffrey Clifton-Brown Cotswold MP handed messages to 10 Downing Street last Thursday to mark the end of Save the Children’s ‘Knit One, Save One’ campaign. Over 40,000 personal messages were delivered to the Prime Minister from knitters across the country. Read the rest of this entry »

Marathon Number 459 completed in Cornwall – the Cornish Marathon

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Sunday November 16th 2008 and Steve Edwards completed Marathon Number 459 by running the Cornish Marathon which was celebrating its twenty fifth anniversary. This Marathon, which is run from Pensilva near Liskeards, is organised by the East Cornwall Harriers and is a very demanding course. Read the rest of this entry »

Topograph installed at one of highest points in Cotswolds

Events, Places by Adam No Comments »

Representatives of a group of over 340 volunteers who look after the Cotswolds will unveil a topograph on Painswick Beacon this week that has been created to commemorate their 40th Anniversary. The Cotswold Voluntary Wardens were founded in 1968 and are the voluntary arm of the, Cotswolds Conservation Board, the organisation that exists to conserve and enhance the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Read the rest of this entry »

New glossy guide book for Cotswold Corinium Museum

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A glossy guide to all the Corinium Museum’s artefacts through time is now available this month with the launch of its new guide book. Read the rest of this entry »

Santa steams in to Toddington on the GWR

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Saturday 6th December – Wednesday 24th December 2008 at Toddington Railway Station.
Santa paid an unexpected visit to the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway this week to check on bookings for his “Santa Specials 2008” trains starting on Saturday 6th December. To his delight he found that some trains are already sold out and bookings are well up on previous years.
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Mo Jupp – 70th Birthday Celebration Exhibition at the Where I Fell in Love Gallery

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Sunday 23rd November 2008 - Sunday 18th January 2009. Where I Fell in Love Gallery, Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire CV36 4AG. Mo Jupp, one of the UK’s leading and most prestigious sculptor/ceramicists has chosen the Where I Fell in Love Gallery for his Seventieth Birthday Retrospective Exhibition. Read the rest of this entry »

Hedgelayers pit their rural skills against each other

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A competition that encourages the traditional skill of hedgelaying takes place in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in November. Hedgelayers from across the UK will take part the North Cotswolds Hedgelaying competition, which takes place on Saturday 15th November at Foss Cross on the A429 between Northleach and Cirencester.  The event is being held courtesy of Calmsden Farms. Read the rest of this entry »

Some Winter Cheer from Simon Chorley Art and Antiques at Prinknash

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Thursday 20th November 2008 – 10.30 am. The next auction at Simon Chorley Art and Antiques should bring some winter cheer to Prinknash with a varied selection of fine paintings, porcelain and works of art. Read the rest of this entry »

The Autumn Antiques and Fine Art Fair at Cheltenham

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Thursday 27th to Sunday 30th November 2008 - The Autumn Antiques & Fine Art Fair in association with LAPADA. The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Gloucestershire, GL50 4SH.
The Autumn Antiques & Fine Art Fair is Cheltenham’s most prestigious and elegant fine art and antiques fair and is now in its 5th year at The Centaur at Cheltenham Racecourse.

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