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A Taunton charity shop has celebrated 30 years of fundraising in aid of the UK’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged children.
Following the huge and raucous success of Backwell Playhouse Theatre Company’s production of Calendar Girls last year and its own 2013 calendar, it has raised a total of £4,095 for Prostate Cancer UK.
A former Millfield School pupil is hotly tipped to go head-to-head with Simon Cowell and his
Artist PJ Crook was born in Cheltenham, where she still lives. But her paintings are shown in countries as culturally diverse as Japan, the US, Canada and Estonia, thanks to her reputation as a painter of international standing. You can see her work locally, including in The Wilson: Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum and the City Museum and Art Gallery, Gloucester. She is also exhibiting at the Alpha Gallery in London until December 16.
Barry Tweed-Rycroft runs a photography business based in Ledbury, and spent time in October photographing the historic Hereford Cathedral.
Cheltenham Music Festival is launching its first ever Town Hall Festival Proms as part of celebrations marking the 70th Festival in July 2014.
The Proms will feature performances from some of the world’s most popular classical music stars, including violinist Nicola Benedetti, guitarist Milos Karadaglic and the John Wilson Orchestra.
The first meeting of the new 2013/2014 Jumps season will begin with a bang as Ascot welcomes the popular United House Group Day and annual firework spectacular, on Saturday 2nd November.
After last year’s success, The Russian State Ballet and Opera House is back with three new and vibrant Classical Ballets, The Nutcracker, with the Fairy Tale element and some added glitz from the beautiful costumes, Swan Lake, the greatest of romantic Ballets, and the intimate and moving ballet, Romeo & Juliet – all family orientated productions.
Although the racing is Flat, the drinks are anything but as Ascot welcomes the popular annual Ascot CAMRA Beer Festival for a seventh year, on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October.
Steve Davison leads the way on a 5¾ mile walk around the picturesque villages of Fulmer and Hedgerley in south Buckinghamshire
Enjoy a gentle stroll through Sandwich, one of the best-preserved medieval towns in the UK, and an area known for its exceptional scenery and wildlife
Keith Carter leads a walk through the beautiful grounds of Levens Hall in South Lakeland
Your guide to walking and unwinding in England's natural playground. Compiled by Barbara Waite