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

Features by Tony No Comments »

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 »

Free Cotswold parking gesture gives stores a festive boost

Events, Places by Adam No Comments »

Shoppers are being given free use of all Cotswold District Council-owned car parks on every Saturday in December in a festive gesture aimed at boosting the local economy. Read the rest of this entry »

The North Cotswold Freecycle Group is growing daily

Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

The North Cotswold Freecycle Group was set up in September 2006 and is a branch of an incredibly fast-growing International Freecycle movement, which began in Tucson, Arizona, USA on 1st May 2003. The North Cotswold group now boasts over 1500 members and is growing daily. 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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Views from the Folio – The Watercolours of William Bowyer, RA

Events, Features by Tony No Comments »

Sunday 26th October 2008 – Saturday 11th November ; Fosse Gallery Fine Art, Stow-on-the-Wold
This is the first Solo Exhibition at the Fosse Gallery for William Bowyer, RA. He has been associated with the Gallery for many years, most recently by contributing to the RA Exhibition here in September 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswold all set for Stow Horse Fair

Places by Adam No Comments »

Cotswold District Council has been working with Gloucestershire Police, local residents, and other agencies this month to ensure that forthcoming Stow Fair is as well controlled as the previous two events.

The Fair – held twice a year at Stow on the Wold – usually attracts a large number of gypsies and travellers, which can have a significant impact on the surrounding towns and villages. Read the rest of this entry »

Aegean Summer – Paintings by Lucy Dickens at Fosse Gallery Fine Art

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Sunday 21st September – Saturday 11th October 2008 Fosse Gallery Fine Art, Stow-on-the-Wold
This is the fourth Exhibition of paintings by Lucy Dickens at the Fosse Gallery. Lucy is the great, great granddaughter of the author and chronicler Charles Dickens and she began her career as a full-time artist in 1990 having previously worked as a fashion stylist for Conde Naste and then as a freelance illustrator for publications including The Financial Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mail, Vogue, Harpers and Queen and Tatler.  Read the rest of this entry »

Cotswolds MP seeks better co-operation on Helicopter cover for Gloucestershire

Features, Places by Tony No Comments »

In a debate yesterday Cotswolds MP Geoffrey Clifton-Brown intervened to try and procure better helicopter cover for both the police and ambulance service in Gloucestershire. Read the rest of this entry »

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

Events, Features by Tony No Comments »

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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Take time out to enjoy traditional events in the Cotswolds AONB

Events, Places by Adam No Comments »

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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