All things fast, bright and beautiful are this month’s Rockers

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This month, all from their Cotswold bases, our Rockers are

Lighting up shoes for grownups

Installing the UK’s fastest rural broadband, in the Cotswolds

Designing dazzling buildings using virtual reality

Building the world’s first electric plane

Revealing a stunning new hotel in one of the Cotswolds’ prettiest villages

BEAM Shoes

BEAM is all about having fun with their light up shoes for adults. Launched last November, BEAM has high hopes that the nostalgic LED footwear will bring back the excitement we all had as children wearing the flashing trainers.


Boldly going where no other Internet service provider has gone before, Gigaclear is empowering the Cotswolds and rural Britain with ultra-fast fibre to the premises broadband. Getting people better connected. Forever.


Millar Howard

Innovative and dynamic Stroud-based architecture practice. Using virtual reality technology to transport clients into its buildings, pushing the boundaries between technology and design.

Targett Aviation

The Electroflight P1e is powered by high performance electric motors and is designed to set world records for an electric aircraft and demonstrate the potential for “green energy” aircraft design.

The Painswick

High on the historic hilltop town of the same name, The Painswick is for regular, spontaneous visits rather than the big occasion. An alternative countryside experience: relaxed and affordable with inspired hospitality.

A Rock the Cotswolds ‘Rocker’ is a business, person, event, charity or venue in the Cotswolds, an area not always associated with dynamic businesses. The campaign has endorsement from national celebrities, politicians, Cotswold people and businesses.

Rock the Cotswolds aims to boost the local economy and inward investment into the Cotswolds (Gloucestershire and West Oxfordshire) helping the region attract and retain skilled people.

Every Rock the Cotswolds Rocker has or does something unique, edgy or very, very well and this month’s five Rockers join over 150 showcased on the website.

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Visit to discover all our Rockers and for more information about the Rock the Cotswolds campaign. Still want to know more? Nicky Godding on 01285 653006 or 07966 510401 can tell you everything you need to know.

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