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Wassail at The Fleece Inn, Bretforton near Evesham

Events, Features, Food and Produce by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 17th January 2009 20.00 The Fleece Inn, Bretforton, Worcestershire WR11 7JE
To bless the antique trees in our orchard for fertility and growth for the coming year’s crop. Singing, Drinking and Blackjack Morris Dancing. Mulled Wine and Mulled Prior’s Tipple Cider plus a supper of warming winter stew with crusty bread. Read the rest of this entry »

Cutsdean’s Dewponds and Tures on the Cotswold Hills

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The upland parish of Cutsdean, source of the River Windrush, has retained an air of seclusion as undisturbed as anywhere in the Cotswolds. A peculiar feature of Cutsdean is its Dewponds and Tures designed to solve the most intractable problem of the Cotswold uplands – lack of drinking water for the flocks of sheep. Read the rest of this entry »

Mo Jupp – 70th Birthday Celebration Exhibition at the Where I Fell in Love Gallery

Events, Features by Tony No Comments »

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

Events, Features by Adam No Comments »

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 »

Sprouts Bite Back – Worcester gets a taste for Brussels Sprouts

Events, Features, Food and Produce by Tony No Comments »

Sprouts Bite Back logoThursday 13th November and Friday 14th November 2008. Sprouts Bite Back.
A festival to celebrate British Brussels Sprouts. The Brussels Sprout & Local Produce Fayre,  Cathedral Plaza, 24 College Street, Worcester WR1 2LU.  Read the rest of this entry »

David Cameron sees conservation work in action in the Cotswolds

Features by Adam No Comments »

The leader of the Conservative Party, David Cameron MP has shown a keen interest in work that is being undertaken to help conserve the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Mr.Cameron made a visit on Friday 24th October to an AONB conservation training site in his constituency of Witney.
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Fireworks, Mulled Wine and Roast Hog at Compton Scorpion Manor

Events, Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

Saturday 25th October 2008. 6pm to 9pm – Fireworks at 7.30pm. Compton Scorpion Manor,
Compton Scorpion, Nr. Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire CV36 4PJ
By kind permission of Mr and Mrs Andrew Knight. All ticket money will go to the following three charities:- Shipston Home Nursing, The Jennifer Trust for Spinal Muscular Atrophy and Campaign to Protect Rural England Warwickshire.

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National awards presented at Cotswold drystone walling competition

Features by Adam No Comments »

Prestigious awards donated by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales were awarded last weekend at this year’s Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Drystone Walling Competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Fresh air and fun Cotswold walks for all the family at half term

Features by Adam No Comments »

Ancient settlements, an Iron Age hill fort and the wonderful autumn colours of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) are all waiting to be discovered during the October half term break. Read the rest of this entry »

National awards to be presented at Cotswold drystone walling competition

Events, Features by Adam No Comments »

Prestigious awards donated by His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales will be up for grabs at this year’s Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Drystone Walling Competition.
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