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Fantasy Forest at Sudeley Castle The one-stop event for lovers of sci-fi, fantasy, reenactment, games and more, Fantasy Forest at Sudeley Castle, 15 - 17 July. Fantasy Forest is the brainchild of a group of seasoned festival veterans whose dream it was to introduce a different kind...

Giffords Circus at Sudeley Castle Experience the magic of Giffords Circus at Sudeley Castle from 19 - 30 May. Giffords Circus is a vintage village green circus that tours the UK every summer. It is much more than a Circus, it’s a magical nod to an old...

Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival A scaled back autumn Walking Festival was held in October 2021 due to Covid, and Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival would like to thank all who attended. Thankfully we plan to revert to our normal festival format on  20-22 May 2022 and look forward...

Winchcombe Nature Notes - November The temperatures for November have been much higher than ‘for the time of year’, as I’ve heard the weather forecasters on television continually remind us.  Were they lulling us into some false sense of security perhaps, that a mild winter was...

Winchcombe Nature Notes - October Summer has moved inexorably into autumn and at last some our native trees are starting to develop the colours most associated with this time of year. With warmer temperatures, however, the best colours occur in November when trees such as the...

Winchcombe Film Society A terrific season of films from Winchcombe Film Society commencing,  Friday 29 October 2021.   Opening with a stunning Oscar-winning performance by Renée Zellweger as a troubled Judy Garland, on what was to be her final UK tour.  The film follows Garland's career...

Winchcombe Nature Notes - August A change of residence, albeit temporarily, has meant a reduction in casual observations of our natural world. A smaller garden with few flowers results in less fauna to see. The usual suspects visit the bird feeders somewhat erratically. Blue and great tits...

Winchcombe Nature Notes - June With a move of house dominating my focus over recent weeks, nature has taken something of a back seat. It’s still there though and some interesting finds have materialised from almost nothing. Keeping one’s eyes open even on a walk around the...

Nature Notes - May The month of May followed April’s relative drought with the exact opposite. Not only was it particularly wet but it was also very cold. Undoubtedly the low temperatures had an effect on our flora and fauna. Plant growth was checked and those...

Winchcombe Meteorite It is unusual for Winchcombe to make the national news, let alone international media and TV, but the Winchcombe Meteorite’s arrival on the tarmac driveway of the Wilcock family in Winchcombe in February 2021 achieved just that. [gallery columns="2" size="large" ids="5668,5666"] The Wilcocks may have experienced...

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