Category Archives: Cheltenham Events

Events within or close to the town (within the Cotswolds) relating to occupants of Hanover House or relatives and friends.

Bomber Command – Heroes or Criminals?

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsToday the Queen unveiled the new Bomber Command memorial in Green Park, London, more than 70 years after the former RAF Bomber Command’s involvement in one of the greatest and hardest fought battles of the Second World War – at … Continue reading

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Submarines Ancient and Modern

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics  HM Submarine E14 – Dardanelles 1918 The Daily Telegraph of 17th June reported the finding in the Dardanelle Straits in Turkish waters, the British submarine E14 lost through Turkish shellfire, having been damaged by a premature torpedo explosion … Continue reading

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Physician, Heal Thyself!

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsJust a few personal opinions on the nearly unprecedented strike today by what used to be a group of the most respected professionals in the land. Following the ‘deal’ with the Labour government in 2008, doctors, and in particular … Continue reading

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The Cheltenham Kiss and Twitter

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsThis week’s copy of The Week news magazine has just landed on my desk to my delight. The Week portrays itself as covering the best from the British and foreign media, including both sides of each story, and on … Continue reading

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The Science of Child Sitting

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsIs child or baby-sitting an art or a science?  Probably a bit of both as there are definite strategems, tactics and calculations to be made when planning, preparing and attempting to manage a child sit – particularly for active, … Continue reading

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Cheltenham’s Diamond Jubilee

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics The summer has been active so far with social functions but overriding all have been the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympics. The weather hasn’t been great for outside activities but the Olympic torch parade through Cheltenham … Continue reading

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Cheltenham Festival Season

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsThe Festivals in Cheltenham are now in full swing, the Jazz Festival successfully under our belts and The Wychwood Festival finishing last Sunday. The Wychwood, based on Cheltenham Racecourse covers music, comedy, cabaret, workshops and cinema, and had a … Continue reading

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Cheltenham’s Olympic Torch Relay

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsThe Olympic Torch came through Cheltenham on 23rd May, just a few days after it had arrived at Culdrose in Cornwall, before being transferred by helicopter to Land’s End before commencement of the relay. The relay itself is being … Continue reading

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Hanoversay – Hanover House B&B Cheltenham Newsletter

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politicsThe first Quarterly copy of Hanoversay, the Hanover House B&B (www.hanoverhouse.org) newsletter has been drafted and awaits distribution to selected recipients. It is a short(ish) 3 pager which provides an update of activities within Hanover House, forthcoming Cheltenham events … Continue reading

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A Wayward Daughter

Please Commentgovernment,politics news,politics news,politics  Many families have wayward daughters, or perhaps more accurately, most daughters can be wayward from time to time, but we recently watched the delightful, colourful, highly entertaining Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, ballet ‘La Fille Mal Gardée’ (The … Continue reading

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