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Viewfinder Film Festival 2009 in Gloucestershire

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The fifth Viewfinder Film Festival will be taking place in March 2009 celebrating great cinema, with screenings and events taking place throughout Gloucestershire. The Festival is inviting submission of films made by a student, amateur or professional filmmaker who currently lives in Gloucestershire and the film must be either produced or shot within Gloucestershire.  Read the rest of this entry »

Quality Items were in the frame at The Autumn Antiques and Fine Art Fair at Cheltenham

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Was Cheltenham a barometer of the antiques trade today?  Well clocks were certainly in demand and although a mixed result overall, there were a number of really good sales, at The Autumn Antiques and Fine Art Fair held in association with LAPADA at The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse in Gloucestershire  on 27th-30th November 2008, including a £35,000 Lowry drawing from Neptune Fine Art to a new client from Derby. Read the rest of this entry »

Pre-Impress 09 at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

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Saturday 13th December 2008 - Sunday 15th February 2009 Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum. Twenty artists from the Gloucestershire Printmaking Co-operative present a range of new and innovative work in this exciting group show. 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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Cotswold MP expresses utter dismay at ORR’s decision for the Kemble line

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Cotswold MP, Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, has expressed utter dismay at the decision by the Office of Rail Regulator (ORR) to exclude the doubling of the Kemble to Swindon railway line scheme for at least another seven years. Read the rest of this entry »

Plenty of Life in the Auction Market-Results of 23rd October Simon Chorley Sale

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Amid the turmoil in world financial markets there has been plenty of life in the auction market at Simon Chorley Art & Antiques.  Perhaps some people are investing money in antiques as an enjoyable ‘safe haven’ while the banks are wobbling.  Certainly book and postcard buyers were out in force on 23rd October tempted by a fine selection of both categories. Read the rest of this entry »

All aboard for the GWR’S Autumn Diesel Gala in the Cotswolds

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Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th October 2008 - Toddington Railway Station, Gloucestershire
Visit the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR) on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th October and it’s the diesel locomotive that will be the star of the show.  What’s more, visitors to the Autumn Diesel Gala at Toddington can try their hand at driving one of these fantastic machines! Read the rest of this entry »

The next Art and Antiques Sale from Simon Chorley

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Thursday 23rd October  10.30 am. Simon Chorley Art & Antiques, Prinknash Abbey Park, Gloucestershire GL4 8EX
The next general art and antiques sale at Simon Chorley promises to offer something for every pocket and every interest with the usual collections of privately sourced material containing a few surprises.

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“Surrealism Returns” at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum

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Saturday 27th September – Sunday 23rd November 2008  – Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum
Significant Surrealist works of art return to Gloucestershire at Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum to celebrate a momentous chapter in the history of Surrealism. Drawn from collections all over Britain, visitors can enjoy seeing pictures and sculptures by key artists of the movement including Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró, Roland Penrose, Henry Moore, Paul Nash, Man Ray, Edward Burra and Yves Tanguy.

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