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Uncover Spring this Easter at Westonbirt Arboretum

From blossom printing to investigating pollen under microscopes, families can get into the swing of spring this Easter at the Forestry Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt.

Filton closes and Bristol Aero Club moves to the Cotswold Airport

Filton closes:disability and not for profit flying club moves to Kemble 

Wow Mum with Westonbirt's magnolias!

Explore camellias, magnolias and rhododendrons at the Forestry

Commission's National Arboretum at Westonbirt this Mothers' Day (Sunday
10 March 2013) and discover the joys of early spring.

Westonbirt Arboretum is home to nearly 100 magnolias of different
varieties, showcasing their dinner-plate sized pink, white and cream
blooms from March onwards.

United UK Auctioneers to stage first Sale in China

The date is set for unique sale of Western art and antiques in Xiamen Freeport on Friday, 19th April 2013
Mallams and Chorley's, both leading Fine Art Auctioneers in Gloucestershire, are existing members of The Society of Fine Art Auctioneers and are now pleased to announce their membership of a new body, Triple-A (Association of Accredited Auctioneers).

Jessie J announces West Country concert

Jessie J has announced a special West Country date for the summer as part of Forest Live, organised by the Forestry Commission, where concerts are performed in spectacular woodland locations around the country

Wartime returns to the Cotswolds on the GWR

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway is running its first-ever ‘War in

the Cotswolds' event on the railway, Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 April 2013.

It's a time for visitors to carry their identity cards, ration books and
dress up in 1940s style for this special event.

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra West Country summer concert announced

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra have announced they will be making a welcome return to a favourite summer retreat with a performance at Westonbirt Arboretum as part of Forest Live, the Forestry Commission's annual concert series.

Olly Murs West Country concert announced

Olly Murs has announced that he will be appearing at Westonbirt Arboretum this summer as part of the Forestry Commission's Forest Live concert series.

Research survey launched to assess value of the Cotswolds AONB to the local economy

The value of the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) to the local economy is the subject of a new research survey being undertaken by the Cotswolds Conservation Board.

Major award for Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

The Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (GWR), which runs heritage train

services between Cheltenham Racecourse and Winchcombe, Toddington and
Laverton has received another major accolade, in the Heritage Railway
Association awards 2012.

It has won the Peter Manisty Award for ‘outstanding contribution to railway

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