These are our top picks of upcoming events this week

Friday, September 27

The Worried Men - Live

England’s greatest living axeman.

From 8.30pm, free entry.

Crown & Sceptre, Stroud.

A talk by Paul Barnett

From Wotton under Edge Historical Society and Heritage Centre, a talk entitled Exercise Tiger - the Slapton Sands disaster.

Visitors are welcome, £5 entry fee, starts at 7.30pm.

For more information contact

Dave or Rhona Cowell on 01453 842816 or via email

Johnny Coppin and Friends - special reunion concert

One of England’s finest singer/songwriters and Gloucestershire’s very own Johnny Coppin

is re-uniting with his band.

The Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham from 7.30pm.

Saturday, September 28

Grand Jumble Sale

Donations can be dropped off from 9am, raffle and refreshments available.

Event to support Friends of St James’ Church and Clean Up Green Up Charfield

Charfield Memorial Hall from 10.30am-1pm.

Cyanotype Workshop

A one day workshop for beginners to learn the art of making blue prints with local artist Abi Nicol.

Kingshill House, Dursley from 10am-4pm.

Workshop priced at £68.

Introduction to Lino Cut Printing with Beth Jenkins

A one day workshop for beginners with local artist Beth Jenkins.

Kingshill House, Dursley from 10am-4pm.

Workshop priced at £68.

Embroidery Thread Painting

A one day workshop for beginners with Jemima Lumley.

Kingshill House, Dursley from 10am-4pm.

Workshop priced at £68.


No need to book, tickets are £5 per adult and £4 per child.

Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth from 10.30am-12.30pm.

Coffee shop will be open for drinks and home-made cakes in the interval.

Dursley Big Car Boot

Next to the police station.

9.30am-3pm, sellers can arrive from 8.30am.

Sunday, September 29

Harvest of Hands and Hope service and lunch

Begins at 10.30am at Rodborough Tabernacle United Reformed Church.

Wedding Fayre

Discuss your own perfect wedding in true royal style, with our experienced wedding teams and other wedding suppliers.

Thornbury Castle from 11am-3pm.

Free entry with canapés and a glass of fizz.

Monday, September 30


Group of photographers who meet fortnightly on Monday evenings for discussion, tips and guest appearances.

Kingshill House, Dursley from 7-9.30pm.

Priced at £5 per session.

Tuesday, October 1

YEHWAH - art exhibition

A moment in time with Millie Wood Swanepoel.

Running until October 12 at The Lansdown Gallery, Stroud.

Open daily from 10am-5pm including Sunday, October 6 from 11am-4pm.

Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Running until October 5 at the Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham.

Performances in the evenings from 7.30pm and matinees on Thursday and Saturday at 2pm.

Tickets priced between £16-£30.

Plácido Domingo - 50th anniversary gala evening

In cinemas nationwide for one night only!

A stunning concert recorded at the Arena Di Verona Amphitheatre, Italy.

The Vue, Stroud.

Tickets are available from

Wednesday, October 2

Tess performed by Ondervinden

The tale of Tess, who fights to overcome a harrowing encounter at the hands of her cousin Alec.

Malmesbury Town Hall, 7.30pm.

Prices between £8-£12.

Children’s Pumpkin Trail

At at Corinium Museum, running until November 9 from 10am-4pm.

Cost £1.50 per child, includes a prize.

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