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Winchcombe Nature Notes An occasional column Since my last diatribe the natural world locally seems to have been rather quiet. This is no real surprise as the nature of summer begins to wind-down for the colder months of winter ahead. We can, however, look forward to some...

Winchcombe Remembers The poppy appeal needs you more than ever this year as fears over Covid dramatically reduces the door to door collections and street vendors. As there will not be a Remembrance Day Parade, Winchcombe residents will be able to purchase poppies in a few shops...

Guided Tours - Sudeley Castle An exclusive opportunity to explore Sudeley Castle Rooms on guided tours this October. Every Tuesday and Thursday throughout October from 1 to 29, visitors can explore the Castle Rooms, currently closed to the public, with an expert guide. Visitors are invited to tour...

Winchcombe Nature Notes - September An occasional column The natural world, like us, has had to cope with some extremes of weather during August; from a mini heat wave with temperatures in the thirties to dull, overcast, rain filled days with temperatures struggling to reach the mid-teens. ...

Christmas Festival Given the uncertainty surrounding the COVID 19 situation in autumn and winter, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the 2020 Winchcombe Christmas Festival. This decision is likely to be disappointing to many people but the safety of everyone involved is our main...

Coup 53 Winchcombe Film Society has achieved a notable first by showing a world premiere of the major documentary, Coup 53, revealing the role of MI6 and the CIA in deposing the democratic government of Iran. Coup 53, a film nine years in the making, was previewed...

GWSR is Back GWSR ran its first post-lockdown public train service on 15 August,  five months to the day since services were brought to an abrupt halt after the last train of the 2020 season, on 15 March. It was a triumphant occasion for the railway’s volunteers,...

Spectacle of Light Sudeley Castle’s hugely popular Spectacle of Light returns  for a 5th year. Enjoy the wonderful music as you discover each new secret of this magical environment. Visitors to Sudeley Castle will be able to follow the magical characters of The Nutcracker as they progress...

Winchcombe Nature Notes - August An occasional column As lockdown measures continue to ease, so the weather continues to be decidedly poor for summer. July has been disappointing with only the occasional brighter day to raise the spirits. It does seem as though we had our summer...

Eat Out to Help Out The Eat Out to Help Out Scheme opens on 3 August 2020. Use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme in Winchcombe and surrounding areas at the following establishments: The White Hart Inn High Street, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, GL54 5LJ Wesley House Restaurant...

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