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

Katherine Parr Weekend Join Sudeley Castle  on 5-6 September for their Katherine Parr Weekend, where historical re-enactors will bring the past to li...

Christmas Festival Given the uncertainty surrounding the COVID 19 situation in autumn and winter, we have reluctantly taken the decision to cancel the...

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...

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 s...

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

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 t...

No Cotswold Beer Festival Today the Cotswold Beer Festival launched a unique ‘No Cotswold Beer Festival’ t-shirt to raise funds for Cheltenham and...

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

The Street Banners Exciting news, The Street Banners are up again after an absence of a few years.  They are supplied and erected by Winchcombe Town ...

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

Retail Businesses Information Most town centre retail businesses in Winchcombe were open as of Friday 19 June, but not always for their full ‘normal...

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

Retail Business Survey Re-opening for business – retail business survey Tewkesbury Borough Council want to hear from retail businesses in the bo...

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 ...

St Peter’s Church Fete The decision has now been made to cancel this year’s St Peter’s Parish (Winchcombe) Summer fete planned for 4...

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...

Macbeth at Sudeley Castle Due to the current situation of  Covid-19,  this event has been cancelled....

Great Little Chick Hunt Due to the recent government announcement regarding Covid-19, Sudeley Castle have taken the difficult decision to close Sudele...

GWSR Wartime in the Cotswolds Owing to the ongoing Coronavirus issue, and following the latest government advice, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Ste...

Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival Sadly, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Winchcombe Walking Festival is now cancelled.   Refunds will be made to...

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 ...

Prescott Speed Hill Climb Following the recent announcement by Motorsport UK that all motorsport in the United Kingdom has been suspended until the en...

Winchcombe Festival of Music & Arts It is with regret, the Winchcombe Festival for 2020 has been cancelled following recent government advice to a...

Homes and Garden Fair The show will take place on  20 – 23 of August.  Please check here for further information. Join Sudeley for an exclusiv...

Fish and Chips Special Train Owing to the ongoing Coronavirus situation, and following the latest government advice, the Gloucestershire Warwickshire ...

Charingworth Court Open Garden All National Garden Scheme gardens are closed at least until the end of June. Further information.    ...

The Hooley – Giffords Circus Coronavirus Following new guidance issued by the Government yesterday and out of concern for our Giffords Circus st...

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

Christmas Festival Thanks A HUGE vote of thanks to all the wonderful people involved in our fantastic Christmas Festival.  An absolutely brilliant ev...

After the Blues Winchcombe Live What a fantastic weekend we had at Winchcombe Live Blues weekend.  BIG shout out to to Dave Wade and his team for put...

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...

Radio Winchcombe A great opportunity from Radio Winchcombe, for local traders, in their Christmas and New Year Promotion. Radio Winchcombe are delight...

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...

Winchcombe Station Shuttle Service Did you know there is a Winchcombe Station Shuttle Service, from the GWR train station to Winchcombe Town and Sudel...

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 ...

Important information Tourist Information Centre Relocation – From 18 November 2019 Winchcombe TIC will be closed. It will reopen in Winchcombe ...

Learning & Leisure Courses Something for everyone throughout the week.   Discover what BeSocial@GL54 has to offer in their learning & leisur...

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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