What’s On!

October 2020

Each month on these pages, we feature a selection of events, and places to go to, in and around Ciren.  We give complimentary What’s On listings to local charities; local community fund raising events; non-profit making clubs and groups, and our regular paying advertisers, at the editor’s discretion.  Call Jan on 01285 659673 with queries or to clarify.

Please email brief entries to Jan by the 18th of the month before, at info@cirenscene.com

*This month we have a few more events and meetings face-to-face, so please send details of any Zoom meetings or social distancing meetings and events you might have.

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

Weekly Mon to Sat: BACK! Tours of the Parish Church from mid-Mar to end-Oct, 10.45 am and 2.30 pm, giving insight into history of Church from 1200. Details / dates on posters in town, Info Centres, Church Porch, Museum and local hotels. Book private tours at office@cirenparish.co.uk  or 01285 659317. http://www.cirenparish.co.uk/Visit/Parish-Church/Tours.

Every Mon: Charter Market 10-4pm. Market Place, Cirencester. Community Services Officer 01285 655646, markets@cirencester.gov.uk  http://www.cirencester.gov.uk

Every Fri and 2nd Sat: Corinium Ales microbrewery, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. We offer you locally brewed award-winning real ales in a bottle, flagon, barrel or cask. TAKE AWAY BEER, 3pm-7pm. Tap Room Outdoors – CALL TO CHECK TIMES! 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: Charter Market 10-4pm. Market Place, Cirencester. Community Services Officer 01285 655646, markets@cirencester.gov.uk  http://www.cirencester.gov.uk

Every Fri: Cirencester Probus, the retired man’s oasis of calm!  Meets 10am via ZOOM tfn.  St Peter’s Court, St Peter’s Road. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis 01285 644110 lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Every Sat & Sun ongoing: Town Walk 75-minute, 2.00pm. Meet in front of the Parish Church in the Market Place. Walks are free but donations are encouraged. Also offer booked walks for groups on any day. Full details of walks from Civic Society http://www.ccsoc.org.uk/townwalks

Every 2nd and 4th Sat: Farmers’ Market: 9-2.30pm. Market Place. Community Services Officer 01285 655646, markets@cirencester.gov.uk  www.cirencester.gov.uk

Ongoing till 4 Oct: Private Peaceful indoors at the Barn Theatre. A gripping and moving story. Strict Covid-19 safety procedures adhered to including Perspex screening between groups. Tickets from barntheatre.org.uk or 01285 648255.

Mon 5 Oct: Mop Fair cancelled, but In order to maintain the Charter arrangements, a child’s ride will be located on the Market Place for one hour. Planned road closures will be lifted and the Monday Charter Market remains cancelled.

Thur 8 Oct: Stratton Probus Club. New members welcome to join our virtual meetings during lockdown. Our next meeting is  “Yesterday’s (WW2) Runways” by Bill King.  For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email stratton.probus@gmail.com.

Thur 8 Oct: Film: Military Wives at The Goods Shed, Tetbury. Limited seating, (matinee) 2pm and 7.30pm. Bar open. To find our Covid Safe guidelines and to book, go to shed-arts.co.uk

Sat 10 Oct: The Repair Café meets monthly at the Scout Hut, Cotswold Ave, Chesterton GL7 1TN. 9.30-2pm. We can try to mend toys, clothes, small electricals, household items and bikes. 01285 650281 or facebook.com/cirenrepaircafe.

Mon 12 Oct: Mop Fair cancelled, but In order to maintain the Charter arrangements, a child’s ride will be located on the Market Place for one hour. Planned road closures will be lifted and the Monday Charter Market remains cancelled.

Mon 12 Oct:  Fun Quiz Online with guest presenter 7pm. Churn Project fundraiser. Everyone welcome!  Find us on facebook.com/TheChurnProject/events/

Wed 14 Oct: Ciren Chamber of Commerce AGM via ZOOM. 6-7pm. (This was postponed from Jul 29) Visitors welcome. Enqs and bookings Sarah Somers Secretary info@cirencesterchamber.org.uk /07842 081589. cirencesterchamber.org.uk

Sun 18 Oct: Vegan Fair in Corn Hall. 10-4pm. @3 entry. Under 16s free.

Thur 22 Oct: Stratton Probus Club. New members welcome to join our virtual meetings during lockdown. Our next meeting is  “A Universe from Scratch, simulations of how the universe evolves” by Julian Onions.  For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email stratton.probus@gmail.com.

Thur 22 Oct: Churn Pocket Concert 7.30pm. Churn Project fundraiser. A 20 minute online performance by a local musician. Donations welcome. Find us on facebook.com/TheChurnProject/events/

Sat 24 Oct: Andrew Lawrence live at the Sundial Theatre. Live at The Apollo comedian, Andrew Lawrence, well-known over Lockdown for his is viral, satirical online videos, is going on tour starting in Cirencester. 8pm (Approx. 2 hours running time) Tickets: £14 (+bf) Book at www.sundial-theatre.co.uk

Sun 25 Oct: Vintage and Artisan Fair in Corn Hall 10-4pm

Wed 20 Nov: Ciren Chamber of Commerce Virtual Business Awards live streamed from the Barn Theatre.  6-7pm. Visitors welcome. Enqs and bookings Sarah Somers Secretary info@cirencesterchamber.org.uk /07842 081589. cirencesterchamber.org.uk