Culture

Five outdoor cinema screenings on the GWR network this September
This summer, there have been loads of exciting opportunities to see films in the open air, with pop-up cinemas appearing all round the country, but did you know that screenings continue throughout September? Here is a pick of our favourite flicks being shown at stunning – and fitting – locations across the GWR network. Book ahead to get your front-row seat. more >
3rd August 2018
Impressive new gallery opens at the Horniman Museum and Gardens
Escape favourite, Horniman Museum and Gardens, London, has launched a brand-new space that boldly sets out to explore what it means to be human, with weird and wonderful artefacts from each of the inhabited continent. more >
24th July 2018
Top three open air theatres
Summer’s great – we all agree on that. But the thought of sitting in a stuffy theatre when the temperature’s in the 20s can be pretty unappealing, regardless of how refreshing the interval drinks might be. Here’s our favourite venues for enjoying a play when… more >
13th June 2018
Take the Poldark tour of the South West and Wales
With the hit TV series returning to our screens this Sunday, we explore some of the programme’s key locations on the GWR network. more >
9th June 2018
The Great Western music festival guide
With summer comes a whole host of great gatherings, leaving you the difficult task of choosing one (or more!) to attend. With our help, the selection should be a cinch. more >
29th May 2018