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Buddy - the show about Buddy Holly celebrating its 30th year - is a foot-stomping, character-enlightening, feel-good/feel-sad extravaganza that has audiences dancing in the aisles. How infinitely sad (and yet how wonderful, too) to think this musical has lived longer than the mould-breaking star it celebrates, says Katie Jarvis

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'Puss in Boots is packed full of uplifting original songs, wonderfully creative costumes and sets, plus plenty of belly laughs.' The Christmas season has begun for Liz Hartland with the arrival of the annual The Theatre Chipping Norton's pantomime

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If you're looking for things to do in the Cotswolds this month, we have gathered plenty of events for you to pop in your diary

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The annual fair, in support of WellChild, is taking place this week - and it offers plenty of inspiration about how to go 'greener' this festive season

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With the season of goodwill fast approaching, Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice is asking Gloucestershire businesses to consider celebrating the best of the festive season with them, whilst supporting local families needing their expert and compassionate care

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Home to some of the country's most breathtaking architecture and picturesque gardens, the Cotswolds boasts plenty of beautiful stately homes you need to visit. We pick eight special locations that are made even more magical during Christmas time

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Tracy Spiers and family try out Alcester's new heritage trail

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A new route at Winchcombe suitable for all-terrain mobility scooters is the latest step in efforts to open up the Cotswolds countryside to everyone, explains Siân Ellis

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From witch marks to ancient graffiti, Lucy King explores some of Sudeley Castle's lesser known mysteries

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Tales of doom, death and destruction abound in the picturesque ruins of Minster Lovell Hall

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With its sun-stained Cotswold stone buildings and the lazy River Windrush flowing through its centre, Bourton-on-the-Water is an idyllic destination for tourists and locals alike, says Anna Bailey

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Gloucester-born William Ernest Henley was, amongst his many other attributes, the man who inspired the character of Long John Silver

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It's that wonderful time of year again when we warm ourselves by roaring bonfires and enjoy dazzling firework displays that light up the skies. Gather your loved ones, wrap up warm and enjoy an evening of Guy Fawkes celebrations in the Cotswolds

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Tracy Spiers returns to wonderful Warwick Castle to witness an aerial display unlike any other, while also getting immersed in living history, from trebuchet and Tudors to battles and banquets

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As Martin Lane, Director of the Cotswolds Conservation Board, steps into retirement, he talks to Siân Ellis about the Board's pioneering role, achievements over the last 20 years... and lugging a Google Trekker along the Cotswold Way

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A unique opportunity to experience life as one of the UK's most celebrated conservationists is now on offer at WWT Slimbridge, thanks to the anticipated launch of Scott House, Bewick's Lodge

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Chelt-ober Fest - the Oktoberfest with a difference!

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The Christmas Fair in The Cotswolds embraces local charm this festive season

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After something to entertain the kids during half-term? Or are you counting down the days to enjoy the thrills and spills of Halloween? We pick a selection of events to celebrate the spookiest time of year in the Cotswolds

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This year marks the 10th anniversary of Severn Area Rescue Association in Tewkesbury. Tracy Spiers meets with the extraordinary men and women who give up their time to rescue strangers

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