What’s On!

Every Mon:Arts & Crafts Markets first Saturday of month 9-5pm. 01285 655645, markets@cirencester.gov.uk www.cirencester.gov.uk

Every Fri and 2ndSat:Corinium Ales microbrewery, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. We offer you locally brewed award-winning real ales in a bottle, flagon, barrel or cask. 4-8pm. Unit 1a, The Old Kennels (aka “the doghouse”), Cirencester Park, GL7 1UR. Call Lucy on 07716 826467. hello@coriniumales.co.uk. coriniumales.co.uk

Every Fri and Mon:Charter Market – from 9am to 3pm. Market Place, Cirencester. Market and Events Officer 01285 655646, markets@cirencester.gov.uk  www.cirencester.gov.uk

Every 2nd and 4th Sat:Farmers’ Market – from 9am to 3pm. Next to the church in the Market. Cirencester Market and Events Officer 01285 655646, markets@cirencester.gov.uk  http://www.cirencester.gov.uk 

Ongoing till 30 Mar: Activity. Stone Age People Trail. Younger and older children find hidden little people in museum, answer questions and claim prize on completion. £1.50pc. 01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Sun 2 Feb:CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. From Waterloo car park to Hare Bushes. Return through Baunton. 5 miles. Phil Gearing.  01285 851855 / OTD 07593 522772.  Meet Waterloo Car Park9.15am for 9.30am start.  RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.  

Wed 5 Feb:Ashton Keynes Rural Cinema.  Film show 1st Wed of month. Tickets £4.00, on door or in advance from AK village shop or White Hart pub. 7 for 7.30 start. Large screen and bar. Info and film details Daphne 01285 861541

Thur 6 Feb: Introduction to Prehistoric Rock Art. Afternoon Talk with Emma Stuart, 2.30-3.30pm.Would it surprise you to hear there is rock art in the Costwolds? Explore its meaning and purpose, and finish with a look at some rare local discoveries. £7.25 pa, £6.25 membe. Booking rec’d. 01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Thur 6 Feb:  Churn Project AGM 5.30pm – 7pm. Come along to hear about our achievements of the past year and our plans for the one ahead.  All welcome!  14 – 16 The Waterloo, GL7 2PY, phone 01285 380038

Thur 6 Feb:Film Night at Tetbury Goods Shed. Pavarotti (12A) at 7.30pm. A look at the life and works of the opera legend. Tickets £7 from www.shed-arts.co.uk

Fri 7 Feb:Talk “My Life in the Ecclesiastical Insurance Group ” by John McArdell. Cirencester Probusthe retired man’s oasis of calm!  Meets 10am, St Peter’s Court, St Peter’s Road. Coffee and a speaker. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis 01285 644110 lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Sat 8 Feb:FREE Cloud Accounting Workshop! Why not book in for a couple of hours between 11am and 4pm to learn about Xero and Receipt Bank. Held at thenumbercrunchers 14 London Road, Ciren, GL7 1AE. Open to all businesses. To register your free place please email gaynor@thenumbercrunchers.cloud

Sat 8 Feb:Jonathan Cohen and Arcangelo at the Tetbury Goods Shed. 7.30pm. Bach and his contemporaries performed by Arcangelo’s internationally renowned chamber soloists. Tickets £19.50 from www.shed-arts.co.uk.

Sun 9 Feb:CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. Brockhampton up Park Lane towards Whitehall Farm and Whittington then east to Syreford Mill. Steve and Kathryn Meredith 01285-859165 / OTD 07502 281184. 6 miles. Travel £3.  Meet Waterloo Car Park9.15am for 9.30am start.  RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.  

Mon 10 Feb: Upper Thames & Ridgeway National Trust Association Talk “The Queen’s Royal Forest of Dean Verderers Court”. The Speaker is Maurice Bent. The talk will be held at the Baptist Church, Chesterton Lane Cirencester, GL7 1YE, at 2:30pm. £3 members, £4 visitors. Tea/Coffee and Biscuits will be served. Details: jandbozzy@gmail.com

Wed 12 Feb:CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. From the goods shed car park in Tetbury to Folly Farm and Long Newton.  Down to Little Larkhill and return along railway line. 3 miles. Travel £3. Jane Bell 07718 967299.  Meet Travel Lodge, Cirencester9.15am for 9.30am start. RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.  

Wed 12Feb:Stratton Probus Club. New members are welcome to join us at Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road, GL7 7BH) for coffee at 10.30 followed by a talk entitled “Tax, Care and Toy Boys”.  For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email stratton.probus@gmail.com.

Wed 12 Feb:Talk “How the European Art Market Developed from the Renaissance to the Present” byTom Flynn.  The Arts Society Cirencester meet at The Barn, Harnhill Centre, Harnhill GL7 5PX.  Visitor fee £10.  Booking essential.  Refreshments and registration from 1.15 pm talk 2.00-3.15 pm.  Contact 07707 506411 or info@ascirencester.org.uk.

Wed 12 Feb:Listening Heart Friendship Group, meets 2nd Wed of month, choice of two locations, Elm Grove Nursing Home at 4.30-6.30pm or the Bothy, Ashcroft Road at 7- 8.30pm. For anyone who has suffered a bereavement, divorce, loss of a job or any other loss. Call Dulcie on 07964 290933 / info@positiveclarity.co.uk

Wed 12 Feb: Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Networking Meeting 6-8pm at Cotswold District Council, Trinity Road. Please bring business cards and a guest! Visitors welcome. First two visits free. Register at cirencesterchamber.org.uk. Membership from £50 per annum.  Enqs Claire Wardell Secretary info@cirencesterchamber.org.uk/ 07896 297738.

Wed 12 Feb:Talk on ‘Frauds and Scams’ by Coventry BS at Phoenix WI.  Ladies, come and spend an evening with our friendly group to learn more about this subject.  7-9pm St.Peters Court, St. Peters Road Contact: Cirencesterphoenixwi@gmail.comTelephone number 01285- 671568

Fri 14 Feb:QUIZ by Andy Bernard. Cirencester Probus,the retired man’s oasis of calm! Meets 10am, St Peter’s Court, St Peter’s Road. Coffee and a speaker. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis 01285 644110 lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Fri 14 Feb:Orchids in Gloucestershire. Talk by Mervyn Greening. At Watermoor Church Hall, GL7 1JR. 7pm for 7.30pm start. Free entry to Glos Naturalists Society Members. www.glosnats.org

Sat 15 Feb: MACMILLANCURRY QUIZ NIGHT at Bingham Hall. King Street, Ciren at 7.30pm prompt! Bar and Raffle. Ticket £11.50 includes curry supper with veggie option. Additional parking available at the old Watermoor School Site. Info and tickets from Rosemary Elphick 01285 652914 and Jenny Jarvis 07917 037960. In aid of Macmillan Cancer Support Cirencester.

Sun 16 Feb:CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. From Stow on the Wold. 7 miles. Ttravel £3. Andy Dearing 07930 20506.  Meet Waterloo Car Park9.15am for 9.30am start.  RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.  

Mon 17 Feb: Museum Highlights Guided Tours, 11-11.30am.01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Mon 17 Feb: Object Handling to discover more about the museum’s collection1-3pm. 01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Mon 17 Feb:Croome Lecture: ” Early Farmers in the Cotswolds” an illustrated talk by Prof. Tim Darvill at the Parish Church, Market Place Cirencester at 7.30pm.This is a joint event organised by The Archaeological and Historical Society and The Civic Society- all welcome -no charge.

Tues 18 Feb: Children’s Mosaic Hearts Workshop with Rebecca Shellenberger, 10.30-12pm. Take home colourful, safe glass tiles. All materials and instruction provided. £8.25 pc, £7.25 memb. Booking essential. Suit 8+. 01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Tues 18 Feb: Activity ZoneCraft experiences for all the family. Learn about life in the past.11-12pm. 01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Wed 19 Feb: Revolting Romans Children’s Workshop with Volly Evalds, 10.30-12pm. Hear about some of the revolting things Romans got up to with their food and hygiene. £8.25 pc, £7.25 memb. Suit 6+. Booking essential. 01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Wed 19 Feb: Museum Highlights Guided Tours, 11-11.30am.01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Wed 19 Feb:‘Musical Journeys’ at the Baptist Church, Chesterton Lane, Cirencester, GL7 1YE at 7pm. Sung by the Blue Notes Choir, Southampton Youth Concert Sinfonia and Cirencester Male Voice Choir. Featuring a range of music from Elgar to Pirates of the Caribbean. Tickets £8, £6 concs., £1 under 18s on door. Or can email anna.robinson@southamptonmusichub.org to reserve tickets. 

Thur 20 Feb: Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Meeting 7.15-9am, Odd Socks Café, Elliot Road (Old Busy Fingers site), Industrial Estate, Ciren. Please bring business cards and a guest! Visitors welcome. First two visits free. Details and register at cirencesterchamber.org.uk. Membership from £50 per annum.  Enqs Claire Wardell Secretary info@cirencesterchamber.org.uk/ 07896 297738

Thur 20 Feb: Activity ZoneCraft experiences for all the family. Learn about life in the past.11-12pm. 01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Thur 20 Feb: Object Handling to discover more about the museum’s collection1-3pm. 01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Thur 20 Feb: A Taste of Italy Pop-up Italian Evening at Corinium Ales Brewery Tap Room. Enjoy a three-course set meal, paired with pint or half of our beer or a glass of Pinot Grigio or Chianti. A vegetarian option and selection of soft drinks available. Hosts: Matteo Conte and Clara Cardillo of Non Solo Pasta. Limited seats. Doors open 6.30pm, Dinner service 7-9pm.Please reserve your tap room table with Matteo & Clara nonsolopastaltd@gmail.com.

Thur 20 Feb:AQIVA (Friends of Amphitheatre, Querns Woods & Four Acre Field) Meeting (Committee meet 4th Thursday each month) 7pm, at Chesterton Primary School. Visitors welcome. If interested, contact Alison, aqivasec@gmail.com01285 651765.

Thur 20 Feb:Ciren Belles, Bringing women together. Presentation and chat.  Meet 3rd Thurs upstairs at Somewhere Else, Castle St, 7.30 for 8pm. Voluntary donation £2. More info contact cirenbellesinfo@gmail.comor01285 659317. Facebook: @CirenBelles. 

Thur 20 Feb:Talk by Judith Rayner on a Hearing Child in a Deaf Family. SIDDINGTON with PRESTON WI. Tea, biscuits and a raffle. Visitors are welcome. We will be meeting this month at Elizabeth Way Meeting Room, Siddington at 7.30pm.  More info from Ann 01285 641469.

Fri 21 Feb:Talk “Botswana” by Arthur Bell. Cirencester Probusthe retired man’s oasis of calm! Meets 10am, St Peter’s Court, St Peter’s Road. Coffee and a speaker. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis 01285 644110 lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Fri 21 Feb: Museum Highlights Guided Tours, 11-11.30am.01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Sat 22 Feb: London Haydn Quartet at Tetbury Goods Shed. 7.30pm. One of the world’s leading period instrument string quartets performing three string quartets by FJ Haydn. Tickets £19.50 from www.shed-arts.co.uk.

Sat 22 & Sun 23 Feb: Rural Cinema Downton Abbey, The continuing story of the Crawley family, wealthy owners of a large estate in the English countryside in the early 20th century.2.15pm. £5.80 pa, £4.95 conc. 01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Sun 23 Feb:CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. Badbury Hill to Oldfield Farm via Coxwell Wood.  Then to Great Coxwell, passing Brimstone Farm and Colleymore Farm to the Great Barn. 5.5 miles. Travel £3.  John and Andrew Hartley 01793 750630 OR 07899 062911. Meet Waterloo Car Park9.15am for 9.30am start.  RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.  

Sun 23 Feb:Bristol Ensemble Tea-time Concert at Christ Church, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth GL6 0DQ, 3:00 pm. Mozart: String Quintet in G minor K. 516. Mozart: Horn Quintet in E flat major K. 407. Tickets £10 on the door. Enqs Richard Davies, rdwhiteway43@gmail.com

Sun 23 Feb:Absolute Bowie at the Tetbury Goods Shed. 7.30pm. Absolute Bowie continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show. Tickets £18.50 from www.shed-arts.co.uk.

Sun 23 Feb:The Greyhound Pub Quiz is the last Sunday of each month with some great prizes and a guaranteed fun night for everyone. Starts 8.30pm. The Greyhound Inn, Siddington. 01285 653573. www.thegreyhound-inn.co.uk

Mon 24 Feb: Traditional Night of Authentic Bangladeshi and Indian Food at the Indian Rasoi, Dollar Street, Ciren. 5.30-10pm. Starters, Mains, Sundries and Desserts. £25 pp. Book your table now! 01285 644822, info@indianrasoi.org, http://www.indianrasoi.org. 

Tues 25 Feb: Marston and Scarlett Royal Opera House Live Ballet, 7.15pm. Choreographer Cathy Marston is previously an Associate Artist of the Royal Opera House and Director of Bern Ballett. The inspiration this work is the life and career of the cellist Jacqueline du Pré. £17 pa or £15 memb.  Booking rec’d. 01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Wed 26 Feb:Macmillan Natter & Chatter Coffee Mornings.  All welcome.  A great way to meet new friendly faces.  Drop in at Toro Lounge, Cricklade Street, Cirencester, 10-12pm for a coffee and a chat. Stay as long as you like. Bring along your friends.  Info from Jenny Jarvis on 07917 037960.

Wed 26 Feb:Stratton Probus Club. New members are welcome to join us at Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road, GL7 7BH) for coffee at 10.30 followed by a talk entitled “Versailles Treaty” by David Du Croz.  For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email stratton.probus@gmail.com.

Wed 26 Feb:“The Wonder of the times; Thomas Lawrence in Bath” an illustrated talk by Amina Wright for the Arts Society Corinium at The Baptist Church, Chesterton Lane Cirencester, GL7 1YE. Doors open at 6.45 for 7.30pm -free parking and refreshments- visitors welcome £7.00pp see website;www.theartssocietycorinium.org.uk

Wed 26 Feb:Positive Clarity Anxiety Support Group meets 4th Wed of month at the Bothy, Ashcroft road at 7- 8.30pm. All sufferers of anxiety and stress welcome. Call Dulcie on 07964 290933 / info@positiveclarity.co.uk

Thur 27 Feb: Battle of Britain 80thAnniversary, Evening Lecture with John Smith, 7-8.30pm.Join John Smith in his lecture recalling the courage, backgrounds and bravery of the pilots who took on the mighty Luftwaffe in their Spitfires and Hurricanes. The battle where the ‘few’, against all odds, changed the course of WW2. £7.25 pa, £6.25 memb. Booking Rec’d. 01285 655611 coriniummuseum.org

Sat 29 Feb: David Dodds at the Tetbury Goods Shed. 7.30pm. Join singer songwriter and master of Celtic rock’n’reel Davey Dodds, for an outstanding night of music. Tickets £12.50 from www.shed-arts.co.uk.

Tues 3 Mar:Phoenix Gardeners’ Coffee Morning with cake. At the Bingham Gallery, Bingham House, 1 Dyer Street, Ciren.  10.30-12pm. Details phoenixgardeners@gmail.com01285 657696

Fri 6 Mar:Churn Project Race Night at Cirencester Town Football Club, 7pm for 7.30pm start.  Join us for a great evening and help us raise funds for our work in the community.  Tickets £10 (including supper) available from The Churn at 14-16 The Waterloo or phone 01285 380038

Sat 7 Mar: Comedy: HEALING THE NATIONThe legendary wit and wisdom of Andy Parsons is on tour with his new show to try and bring some happiness and heal some raw wounds in this divided, angry country of ours. At the Sundial Theatre 8pm. Care to join him? Tickets from www.sundial-theatre.co.uk/

Sat 7 Mar: ABBA’s ANGELS, tribute band performing at St Edward’s Senior School, Cirencester Road, Cheltenham, GL53 8EY. 7.30pm. Bar, Refreshments: Ploughman’s. In support of The Leukaemia & Intensive Chemotherapy Fund & Rotary Club of Cheltenham North. Tickets £35, from http://www.lincfund.org.

Wed 11 Mar:Talk “The Queen of instruments; the Lute within Old Master Paintings (plus demonstration)” by Adam Busiakiewicz.  The Arts Society Cirencester meet at The Barn, Harnhill Centre, Harnhill GL7 5PX.  Visitor fee £10.  Booking essential.  Refreshments and registration from 1.15 pm talk 2.00-3.15 pm.  Contact 07707 506411 or info@ascirencester.org.uk.

Wed 11 Mar:Talk on ‘Colour Analysis’ by Karen Briggs at Phoenix WI.  Come and see what impact colours have on the clothes we wear.  7-9pm St.Peters Court, St.Peters Road Contact: Cirencesterphoenixwi@gmail.com Telephone number 01285- 671568

Wed 11 Mar:Talk ‘The Cold War and the Fight to be Heard’ Alan Strickland. Cirencester Archaeological and Historical Society, Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Rd, Cirencester. 7.30pm. Visitors very welcome £3

Thur 12Mar:Stratton Probus Club. New members are welcome to join us at Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road, GL7 7BH) for coffee at 9.45 followed by a talk entitled “The Greatest Siege in British History” by Jim Harbord.  For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email stratton.probus@gmail.com.

Fri 13 Mar:Cirencester ABM (20 mins). Members Night. Photographic and Art Competitions. Cheese and wine party. All welcome. At Watermoor Church Hall, GL7 1JR. 7pm for 7.30pm start. Free entry to Glos Naturalists Society Members. www.glosnats.org

Thur 26 Mar:Stratton Probus Club. New members are welcome to join us at Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road, GL7 7BH) for coffee at 9.45 followed by a talk entitled “The GWR Holiday Line” by Michael Turner.  For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email stratton.probus@gmail.com.

Fri 3 Apr:Butterfly Britain. Oliver Smart presents a photographic record of all British butterfly species. At Watermoor Church Hall, GL7 1JR. 7pm for 7.30pm start. Free entry to Glos Naturalists Society Members. www.glosnats.org

Wed 8 Apr:Talk ‘Snails, Soils and Sediments- how they help us reconstruct prehistoric land-use and landscapes in Southern England’ Dr Mike Allen. A joint meeting between Cirencester Science and Technology Society and Cirencester Archaeological and Historical Society, Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Rd, Cirencester. 7.30pm. Visitors very welcome £3

Thur 9 Apr:Stratton Probus Club. New members are welcome to join us at Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road, GL7 7BH) for coffee at 9.45 followed by a talk entitled “Rogers and Hammerstein” by Malcolm Lewis.  For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email stratton.probus@gmail.com.

Thur 23 Apr:Stratton Probus Club. New members are welcome to join us at Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road, GL7 7BH) for coffee at 9.45 followed by a talk entitled “Gloucester’s Historic Churches” by Tim Brain.  For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email stratton.probus@gmail.com.

Wed 13 May:Talk “How to Read the English Country Church – Pre-Christian to the Tudors”by Nicholas Henderson.  The Arts Society Cirencester meet at The Barn, Harnhill Centre, Harnhill GL7 5PX.  Visitor fee £10.  Booking essential.  Refreshments and registration from 1.15 pm talk 2.00-3.15 pm.  Contact 07707 506411 or info@ascirencester.org.uk.

Tues 23 May:Phoenix Gardeners’ Fabulous Plant Sale in the Market Place, 10.30-12pm. Details phoenixgardeners@gmail.com01285 657696

Wed 27 May:Talk: ‘Spokes in a Wheel: Roads and Turnpikes around Cirencester’ David Viner. This follows a speedy AGM. Cirencester Archaeological and Historical Society, Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Rd, Cirencester. 7.30pm. Visitors very welcome £3

Wed 10 June:Talk“Legend and Lustre”; Jim Thompson and Thai silk.  The Arts Society Cirencester meet at The Barn, Harnhill Centre, Harnhill GL7 5PX.  Visitor fee £10.  Booking essential.  Refreshments and registration from 1.15 pm talk 2.00-3.15 pm.  Contact 07707 506411 or info@ascirencester.org.uk.

Tues 23 May:Phoenix Gardeners’ Open Gardens in Cirencester. Visit private local gardens open to the public. 2-5pm. Details phoenixgardeners@gmail.com01285 657696

Wed 8th July:From Downton to Gatsby: Jewellery and Fashion 1890-1929″ by Andrew Prince.  The Arts Society Cirencester meet at The Barn, Harnhill Centre, Harnhill GL7 5PX.  Visitor fee £10.  Booking essential.  Refreshments and registration from 1.15 pm talk 2.00-3.15 pm.  Contact 07707 506411 or info@ascirencester.org.uk.