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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 als...

Free Town Walks After an absence of more than a year and a half, the popular Sunday Guided Town Walks will return on 27  June. (Covid situation permi...

The Street Banners Exciting news, The Street Banners are up again giving a cheery look to our Town.  They are supplied and erected by Winchcombe Town...

Diesel Day GWSR Winchcombe are  running another Diesel Enthusiast day on 27 June. They will be  be running No 47376 and doing 3 full round trips of ...

Winchcombe Meteorite Landing again soon, The Winchcombe Meteorite!  It is unusual for Winchcombe to make the national news, let alone international m...

Outdoor Cinema at Sudeley Castle Get out your deckchairs, pack your picnic and rugs, and prepare for a great evening of Outdoor Cinema at Sudeley Cast...

Macbeth at Sudeley Castle The Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the UK’s premier all male theatre company, invite you to join them this summer for the breat...

Winchcombe Nature Notes – April Weatherwise, April had it all. A spell of beautiful days with unseasonally  warm temperatures led to clear skie...

Fantasy Forest Festival An idyllic realm of the imagination has found its home in the Cotswold Hills with Fantasy Forest Festival. In a fairytale sett...

Great British Food Festival More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and...

St Peters Church Fete Come along for lots of FREE family fun at St Peter’s Church Fete Winchcombe, Saturday 11 September, 12.30 – 6pm. A r...

Winchcombe Nature Notes – March We are now well and truly into spring, indeed into the second month meteorologically speaking. The last few days...

Sudeley Castle Gardens 10 magnificent gardens, at Sudeley Castle,  each with its own unique style and design.  Surrounded by striking views of the C...

Sudeley Castle Elephants Sudeley visitors will be among the first in the UK to see the awe-inspiring Sudeley Castle Elephant sculptures which will tra...

Gateway Town Winchcombe Town Council is delighted to announce the inclusion of Winchcombe as a Gateway Town in the ‘Cotswold Gateway ProjectR...

Open Air Fair at Sudeley Castle We hope you will join us again this year at Sudeley Castle for a unique outdoor shopping experience in the beautiful c...

Nature Notes February March 1st marks the meteorological beginning of spring and certainly the latter days of February have had a spring-like feel to ...

The Kingfisher Trail 21 wonderful kingfisher sculptures which have been decorated by some of our most talented local artists will be  displayed in va...

Nature Notes – December I’ve previously said that Winchcombe is not a hotbed for natural history but this view might be wrong in just one resp...

Nature Notes As autumn moves inexorably into winter, Nature Notes for November takes on a ‘chilly’ note.  Our wildlife will be making its...

Winchcombe Nature Notes An occasional column Since my last diatribe the natural world locally seems to have been rather quiet. This is no real surpris...

Winchcombe Nature Notes – September An occasional column The natural world, like us, has had to cope with some extremes of weather during August...

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 ...

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 hal...

Winchcombe Nature Notes – August An occasional column As lockdown measures continue to ease, so the weather continues to be decidedly poor for s...

Cotswold Attractions Just in time for the summer holidays, attractions across the Cotswold region are starting to reopen.  To help you organise your ...

Winchcombe Nature Notes – July An occasional column Predictably, with the easing of lockdown restrictions, the excellent weather of April and Ma...

Safer High Streets Tewkesbury Borough Council is preparing to make the borough’s high streets safer as non-essential retail stores prepare to reopen...

Winchcombe Nature Notes An occasional column At the conclusion of each set of Nature Notes, I wonder what I will find to write about next time, hence ...

Winchcombe Nature Notes – May We continue to suffer the effects of the coronavirus lockdown which have impacted upon everybody. It’s typically...

Winchcombe Nature Notes – April Undoubtedly, the Coronavirus pandemic has increasingly dominated the headlines in the past month. It is clearly ...

Winchcombe Nature Notes – March Having taken a break for some winter sun, I returned home to be greeted by storm Dennis, closely followed by sto...

Stagecoach Timetable At the moment Cleeve Hill is open albeit temporarily.   Roadworks are still necessary on Cleeve Hill and will continue presumab...

Winchcombe Nature Notes On tour Winchcombe is a delightful town in which to live but it will come as no surprise to residents to learn that it is not ...

Winchcombe Nature Notes If you’re reading this edition of Winchombe Nature Notes, you will have survived the retail extravaganza that Christmas has ...

Winchcombe Nature Notes Hallowe’en and Bonfire Night have been survived and respects have been paid to those who lost their lives in conflict on our...

Tourist Information Centre As a precautionary measure both Winchcombe and Tewkesbury TICs will be closed until further notice. Staff safety is paramou...

Winchcombe Film Society Great films, good company and a ready welcome.  Winchcombe Film Society is now open to new members. The Society meets on the ...

Winchcombe Nature Notes October Autumn Weather The ‘Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness’ according to Keats.  And he’s not wrong as any cou...

Winchcombe Nature Notes On the 1 September we entered the meteorological autumn.  August had its usual mix of weather, the first half of the month be...

Winchcombe Museum Needs You! Coronavirus The Trustees have decided that in view of the latest Government advice on coronavirus, in order to safeguard ...

All Terrain Mobility Scooter Route Did you know, the Cotswold Wardens have created an ‘all terrain mobility scooter’ route along the Sudeley Valle...

The Merry Mouse at The Royal Oak The Merry Mouse is infact a true mobile deli loaded with all types of pies, artisan cheeses, chutneys, eggs and scotc...

Secret Garden at Sudeley Castle One of the most romantic gardens in the Cotswolds is celebrating a milestone this summer. The beautiful Secret Garden ...

Coronavirus Covid-19: Gloucestershire County Council are closing all County Council run libraries and Community Access points from Monday 23 March unt...

Follow Julia Bradbury’s Footsteps Did you see the Julia Bradbury programme on ITV, ‘Best Walks with a View’?  Come  and do it for ...

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