The Gloucester Gin Festival

The Gloucester Gin Festival

Unless you’ve had your head buried in a bottle of Absolute for last 2 years, you won’t have failed to have noticed the upsurge in the UK’s love for gin. Yep, good ol’ Mother’s Ruin – or in my case, Mother’s Ruined – is back and it looks like it’ll be staying a while....
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Heading to the theatre pre-weekend is something of a treat for me. I am so old and ancient I’m normally tucked up in bed by 9pm every night mid-week. The weekends are my thang, as you’ll know if you’ve ever read my blog Weekend Candy. But when I was...
February cider social at The Stable Cheltenham

February cider social at The Stable Cheltenham

Around 30 bloggers from around the Cotswolds joined us for our second social event on Wednesday 16 February. Our hosts for the evening were The Stable Cheltenham, who kept us well fed and watered with delicious pizzas and ciders courtesy of Cotswold Cider Co....
Hillside Brewery Tours and Tastings

Hillside Brewery Tours and Tastings

Hillside Brewery in Longhope, Gloucestershire, have been working with our Cotswolds Bloggers to promote their brewery events. The brewery was set up by father and son duo Paul and Peter Williamson and is located out in beautiful countryside on the edge of the Forest...
Sudeley Castle Spectacle of Light

Sudeley Castle Spectacle of Light

This winter, Sudeley Castle near Winchcombe in the Cotswolds was opened to the public at night for the first time. During December the castle and grounds were lit up with over 20,000 LED lights for the Spectacle of Light event. Along the trail were ancient trees,...
Christmas drinks at the Bottle of Sauce

Christmas drinks at the Bottle of Sauce

Cotswolds Bloggers & Influencers kicked off the festive celebrations in style with their first social event on Wednesday 14 December. Around 15 bloggers from the worlds of travel, lifestyle, food and parenting joined us at new Cheltenham gastropub, The Bottle of...