Weekly Mon to Sat: 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 email@example.com or 01285 659317. www.cirenparish.co.uk/Visit/Parish-Church/Tours.
Every Mon: Arts & Crafts Markets first Saturday of month 9-5pm. 01285 655645, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com. coriniumales.co.uk
Every Fri and Mon: Charter Market – from 9am to 3pm. Next to the church in the Market Place. Cirencester Market and Events Officer 01285 655646, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com www.cirencester.gov.uk
Ongoing until Fri 25 Oct: Loud and Clear. Exhibition of Contemporary Glass at New Brewery Arts. It’s a great privilege for NBA to present this collection of glass selected by the National Glass Centre. Artists include:Scott Benefield, Heike Brachlow, Effie Burns, James Devereux, Erin Dickson, Choi Keeryong, Monette Larson, James Maskrey, Joanne Mitchell, Helen Pailing, Jeffrey Sarmiento, Ayako Tani, Angela Thwaites, Emma Woffenden and Jeff Zimmer. Open Mon-Sat 9-5pm, Sun 10-4pm. www.newbreweryarts.org.uk
Tues 24 Sep: Bat Talk. 5pm – 8.30pm. All about bats, nature talk and tea. Dr Elizabeth Pimley will talk about the 18 species of bat that live in the UK, how they live, the threats they face and how they’re monitored. The talk will be followed by a buffet dinner, followed by a walk to see the bats emerge from the roost at dusk. Tickets £34 per person, please visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lodgepark or call 0344 249 1895 to book.
Tues 1 Oct to Sat 9 Nov: Children’s Pumpkin Trail. Take part in our seasonal Pumpkin Trail this half term. Find the pumpkins hidden around the museum and answer questions about the spooky season. Claim your prize at the end. £1.50 pc, inc. a prize. Park St, Ciren, GL7 2BX. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org
Sat 5 Oct: The Big Draw at Bingham House, 1 Dyer Street, Cirencester. 10-2pm. Drop in event by Bingham Library Trust. Celebrating 200 years of Cirencester at leisure, focusing on the themes of entertainment, sport, hobbies and public events.
Sat 5 Oct: Celebrate 70 years of music and song with The Cotswold Male Voice Choir. At St Matthew’s Church, 44 Clarence Street, Cheltenham, GL50 3PL. Guest soloist is Cheltenham soprano, Holly Seward. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets are £10.00 from www.cotswoldmvc.org, from any choir member, or St Matthew’s Church. Contact 01242 577267. Mob: 07710 130579 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Sun 6 Oct: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS Parking at the Beechenhurst Forest of Dean (£5). We walk through one of Britain’s oldest forests taking in disused railway lines, the WYSIS Way and passing Speech House and the beaver enclosure. Travel £4. 10 miles. Richard Holmes 01285 651765 / OTD: 07726 566609. RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.
Tues 8 Oct: Don Giovani Royal Opera House Live, 6.45pm.Sexual intrigue, jealousy, wit, anger… and retribution! This Royal Opera Season begins with Mozart’s masterpiece. Complex characters, fast-moving action and mix of the comic and the heartfelt. A cast of international singers under conductor Hartmut Haenchen. £17 pa / £15 members. Booking rec’d. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org
Wed 9 Oct: Talk “Emperor Qianlong The Ultimate Renaissance Ruler and Art Collector” by David Rosier. Arts Society Cirencester meetings at the RAU. 2pm start. Visitors welcome, first talk free. Info 07707 506411, email@example.com. www.ascirencester.org.uk
Wed 9 Oct: 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 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed 9 Oct: Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Networking Meeting 6-8pm at the Fleece Hotel, Market Place, Ciren. 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 email@example.com/ 07896 297738
Thur 10 Oct: 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 “Flying Light Aircraft in the 21st Century” by John Milner. For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thur 10 Oct: Come and Meet Cirencester Hard of Hearing Club! 2.15pm at the Bingham Gallery, Dyer Street, Ciren. We hold 1-2 meetings per month. At this meeting Katy will perform as Miss Beatrix Potter, telling us about her life. Tea, coffee & biscuits. We welcome more members. email@example.com
Thur 10 Oct: Film Night at Tetbury Goods Shed: Aladdin (PG). Aladdin and the Grand Vizier vie for the lamp. 7.30pm. Tickets 5-£7 from www.shed-arts.co.uk
Fri 11 Oct: Talk “Fun with Caricatures”, by Doug Eyre. Also COFFEE MORNING at Watermoor Church Hall. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. cirencesterprobus.org
Fri 11 Oct: Dursley Male Voice Choir performing at Tetbury Goods Shed. Tickets £11 from www.shed-arts.co.uk
Sat 12 Oct: ARTISAN GIFT & CRAFT FAIR, FAIRFORD. Raising funds locally for Shine Bright Support and Chasing Dragonflies. 10-4pm at Fairford Community Centre, Market Place, GL7 4AF. Fabulous selection of 20 handpicked Christmas Craft & Gift stalls with unique gifts to suit all. plenty of ideas, even for Christmas! A Pop Up by 7A will be serving delicious handmade treats and brownies. Raffle. FREE face-painting, squash & biscuits for little ones, and meet Cherry Blossom our MAGICAL Unicorn. Email email@example.com.
Sat 12 Oct: CIRENCESTERMum2mum market; baby and children’s nearly new sale – Stratton Village Hall2.00-4.00. Award winning pop-up market – buy or sell quality second hand baby and children’s clothes, books, toys, equipment at bargain prices. A great place to buy a second-hand pram, cot, clothes, toys etc. Entry £2.00, children free. 2for1 entry voucher on website. www.mum2mummarket.co.uk
Sun 13 Oct: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS From Shipton Moyne along the Fosse Way and through Easton Grey. Donation to travel £3. 5 miles. Morag Masters 01793 751357 / OTD: 07730 454512. RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.
Mon 14 Oct: Money Management Workshop 9.30am or 7.30pm (part 1): 2.5 hour sessions, Christians against Poverty – CAP – Money Management Workshop. The two date course (14 & 21 Oct) is free and confidential. We assist people to manage what money they have better and suggest systems to manage debts. Further info from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tues 15 Oct: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS Wotton-under-Edge to the vantage point at the Tyndale Monument. Continuing along woodland trails the route loops back down to Wotton. Travel £3. Chris & Kim Tye 01285 644350 / OTD: 07917 863513. RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.
Tues 15 Oct: Ampney Crucis Playgroup Coffee Morning at the Village Hall. Everyone welcome! All ages, with or without children. We would love you to join us. There will be coffee, assorted teas and home-made cakes. (Free entry). All proceeds go to the playgroup. More playgroup info on Facebook.
Tues 15 Oct: Talk and Demonstration, by Dr Caroline Palmer of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Falling Out of History.About Women Artists from Elisabeth Sirani to Lizzie Siddal. 2-4 pm in the Pavillion by Memorial Hall, Lechlade. Lechlade Art Society. Non-members welcome £4. Large free car park. Details from John, email@example.com
Wed 16 Oct:Tour of St. John Baptist Churchyard 11am. Meet in front of Church for short walk to discuss potential for wildlife haven. www.ccsoc.org.ukJohn Tiffney 01285 652483.
Thur 17 Oct: Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Meeting 7.15-9am at Diversity Café, The Corn Hall, Market Place, Ciren. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org/ 07896 297738
Thur 17Oct: SIDDINGTON with PRESTON WI. Talk, 10 Things I Would Save in a Fire. A change from the one in the WI Programme. Speaker is Kathy Butterworth giving a light hearted talk on the 10 things she would save. Visitors and guests are welcome. Tea, biscuits and raffle. This month: Elizabeth Way Meeting Room, Siddington, 7.30pm. More info Ann 01285 641469.
Thur Oct 17: Ciren Belles, Bringing women together. “Barn Theatre” Iwan Lewis speaker, and chat. Meet 3rd Thurs upstairs at Somewhere Else, Castle St, 7.30 for 8pm. More info contact email@example.com, or Clare Austin firstname.lastname@example.org, 01285 659317. Facebook: @CirenBelles
Fri 18 Oct: Talk “Ralph Vaughan Williams, a Down Ampney Boy” Dr Tim Brain at 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 email@example.com. cirencesterprobus.org
Fri 18 Oct: Comedy. Steve Parrish: M.A.D Tour at 7.30pm.Steve will be sharing the uncut version of his hilarious autobiography, “ The Parrish Times” at The Bacon Theatre, Dean Close School, Hatherley Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6EP. Tickets: £20.00from 01242 258002 and www.bacontheatre.co.uk
Sat 19 Oct: Concert in aid of Cotswold Citizens Advice. Pianist Clare Hammond will be performing works by Bach, Mendelssohn and Rachmaninov and will be supported by the Corinium Players Guitar Ensemble. At Cirencester Parish Church, starts 7.30pm. Tickets £15 (£8 under 16s) inc refreshments. Details: citizensadvice-stroudandcotswold.org.uk/
Sat 19 Oct: MorningTALK: “Enchanted Cotswold Country”by Kirsty Hartsiostis, at Oakridge Village Hall Discover the story of Dymock poet John Drinkwater and the Arts and Crafts Movement in the Cotswolds. For Oakridge History Group, Oakridge Lynch, Bisley, Stroud. Info firstname.lastname@example.org, 01285 760264
Sat 19 Oct: A Whole Lotta Led at Tetbury Goods Shed. Join one of Britain’s leading Tribute Bands as they celebrate 50 years since the release of Led Zeppelin II Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £18 from www.shed-arts.co.uk
Sun 20 Oct: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS Circular walk from the entrance toMiserden Nursery via a beautiful lake. Travel £3. 6.5 miles. Gill Capocciama 07967 872210. RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.
Sun 21 Oct: Open Mike Sunday at the Shed, 8-10pm. Tetbury Goods Shed the third Sunday of the month is a chance for musicians, singers and poets to have a go! Tickets £5 from shed-arts.co.uk
Mon 21 Oct: Money Management Workshop 9.30am or 7.30pm (part 2): 2.5 hour sessions, Christians against Poverty – CAP – Money Management Workshop. The two date course (14 & 21 Oct) is free and confidential. We assist people to manage what money they have better and suggest systems to manage debts. Further info from email@example.com.
Mon 21 Oct: “The National Trust- more than just cake and old Houses” an illustrated talk by Barbara Cooper for the Civic Society at 7.30 pm in The Ashcroft Centre, Ashcroft Road, Cirencester, GL7 1RA. Visitors welcome £3.00pp. See www.ccsoc.org.uk for more information.
Wed 23 Oct: Macmillan Natter & Chatter Coffee Mornings. 4thWed of every month. Everyone welcome. A great way to meet new friendly faces. Drop in at the 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 23 Oct: 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 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed 23 Oct: “Betty Joel- Glamour and innovation in 1930s interior design” an illustrated talk by Clive Stewart-Lockart for the Arts Society Corinium at 7.30 pm in The Baptist Church, Chesterton Lane, Cirencester, GL7 1YE. Free parking and refreshments from 6.45pm. Visitors welcome £7.00pp. See www.artssocietycorinium.org.uk
Thur 24 Oct: Stratton Probus Club. New members are welcome to join us at Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road, GL7 7BH) for coffee at 11.00 followed by a talk entitled “Chedworth Roman Villa” by Nick Humphris. For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email email@example.com.
Thur 24 Oct: 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, firstname.lastname@example.org 651765.
Thur 24 Oct: Don Pasquale Royal Opera House Live, 7.30pm.Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads the cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedy. The witty story is of a middle-aged man, whose young wife runs rings around him with her own ulterior romantic purpose in mind. £17 pa / £15 members. Booking rec’d. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org
Fri 25 Oct: Talk “Well known People I Have Met’ by Members at 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 email@example.com. cirencesterprobus.org
Sat 26 Oct: Saturday morning stories with Fiona Eadie – Ruskin Mill, Nailsworth, GL6 0LA. 10.30-12.30pm. Stories are for everyone and adults without children as as welcome as children with adults. Suggested min. age is 5. £5 adult; £4 child; £12 family. Just turn up. Coffee shop sells drinks and delicious home-made cakes in the interval. fionaeadie.squarespace.com/
Sat 26 Oct: The Songs of Leonard Cohen. Keith James sings Cohen’s songs including Hallelujah. 7.30pm Tickets £15 from www.shed-arts.co.uk
Sat 26 & Sun 27 Oct: Rocketman Rural Cinema, 2.15pm.An epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John’s breakthrough years, starring Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard Madden and Bryce Dallas Howard.£5.80 pa/ £4.95 conc. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org
Sat 26 Oct to Sun 3 Nov: Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt.Join the search for Wally with your family at Corinium Museum this half term. We’re part of the national Where’s Wally? The Big Museum Hunt. Can you find Wally in our collections? Pick up an activity sheet and get a special sticker if you do! Inc. in admission. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org
Sun 27 Oct: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. From Duntisbourne Leer to Duntisbourne Rouse. Through fields crossing the Ermin Way to Dartley Farm. Then Macmillan Way takes us to Woodmancote. Travel £2. 8 miles. 01285 851855 / OTD: 07593 522772. RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.
Sun 27 Oct: GIANT FLEAMARKET.10-4pm Bingham Hall, King Street, Ciren. Brilliant for that unusual gift. Antiques, old books, china, glass, bric a brac, jewellery, furniture, delicious cakes, tea or coffee. Entry 50p. Want to sell? Call 01285 650281. In aid of Gloucestershire FOE Bee Campaign funds.
Sun Oct 27: Bristol Ensemble Tea-time Concertsat 3:00 pm. Christ Church, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth GL6 0DQ. Ralph Vaughan Williams; The Lark Ascending, Greensleeves; Antonio Vivaldi; Flute Concerto ‘La tempesta di mare’; John Carmichael; Flute Sextet. Tickets £10 on the door.
Sun 27 Oct: 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 28, Wed 30 and Fri 1 Nov (Half Term): Museum Highlights, Guided Tours, 11am. Discover the Corinium collection, highlighting archaeological objects and different themes. No need to book. Tours approx 30 mins. Inc. in Admission. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org
Mon 28 and Thur 31 Oct (Half Term): Object Handling, 1-3pm. Hold history in your hands and discover more about the museum’s collection at our object handling trolley. Inc. in Admission. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org
Tues 29 Oct: Creepy Corinium Cupcakes, Children’s Workshop with Rebecca Shellenberger, 10.30-12pm. Using the spooky season and our medusa mosaic for inspiration, you will create a series of creepy cupcakes from design to consumption. Inc. instruction and all materials. £8.25 pc / £7.25 members. Suit 6+. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org
Tues 29 and Thur 31 Oct (Half Term): Activity Zone 11-12pm.Get hands-on in our Activity Zones with a variety of craft experiences for all the family. Learn about life in the past. Inc. in Admission. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org
Wed 30 Oct: Mosaic Pumpkins Children’s Workshop with Emma Stuart, 10.30-12pm. Join us for a morning of mosaic making. Create a mosaic pumpkin to take home using colourful, safe glass tiles. All materials and instruction provided. £8.25 pc / £7.25 members. Booking essential. Suit 4+. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org
Wed 30 Oct: Haunted Cirencester Town Tour for Adults with Emma Stuart, 5-6pm.A tour around the town exploring haunted stories and ghostly happenings associated with some of the historic buildings in Cirencester. Approx 45 mins. Wear suitable footwear for walking on hard terrain.£7.25 pa / £6.25 members. Booking rec’d. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org
Thur 31 Oct: Spooky Cirencester Town Tour for Families with Volly Evalds, 3.15-4pm. As dusk approaches, a tour around the town sharing creepy happenings and eerie events. Stories suitable for children and families to enjoy and a little treat at the end. Wear suitable footwear. Approx 45 mins. £8.25 pp / £7.25 members. Booking rec’d. Suit families with
Fri 1 Nov: Talk “What Happened at Fukushima” by Robert Maclachan at 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. cirencesterprobus.org
Fri 1 to Sun 3 Nov: Cheltenham Design Festival at the Parabola Arts Centre, and across several fringe venues. Bringing world-renowned creative thinkers from across multiple design disciplines to Cheltenham for a series of engaging and interactive talks and workshops. Designers, architects, innovators and inventors will discuss and debate why design and creative thinking is more important now than ever. Tickets and info from cheltdesignfestival.org
Mon 4 Nov: COMBINED CHARITIES CHRISTMAS FAYRE Cirencester Corn Hall 9.30 until 4.00 pm. 20+ local and national charities are getting together to sell cards, toys, books and gifts for Christmas. Tea, coffee and homemade cakes on sale all day. Entry is free, so come along and support your local charities. Organised by Cirencester Hospital League of Friends. For more details call Sheila Rees on 07873 256686.
Fri 8 Nov: Talk “The Magician of Iron” by Peter Petrie” at 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 email@example.com. cirencesterprobus.org
Sat 9 Nov: Macmillan Bangers & Mash Quiz Night at the Bingham Hall, King Street, Ciren. 7.30pm prompt! Bar & Raffle. Extra parking in Old Watermoor School. Tickets £10.50, and info from Rosemary Elphick on 01285 652914, or Jenny Jarvis on 07917 037960, and Alexcars office, Love Lane.
Wed 13 Nov: Talk “The Identification of Oriental Rugs and Carpets” by Bob Gowland. Arts Society Cirencester meetings at the RAU. 2pm start. Visitors welcome, first talk free. Info 07707 506411, firstname.lastname@example.org. www.ascirencester.org.uk
Fri 15 Nov: Talk “My Town’ by the Members at 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 email@example.com. cirencesterprobus.org
Sat 16 Nov: Macmillan Christmas Fayre in Cirencester Parish Church 11-4pm. Free entry. Meet Olaf from Frozen! Soup, mince pies, tea, coffee and cake all day. – we are still after pretty mugs, gift bags, and soft toys. If you are able to donate, please drop these into Alexcars office, Love Lane. Thank you. Booking forms for a table are now available please contact Ann Webley firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat 16 Nov: Tetbury Goods Shed Piano Series. First of bi-monthly concerts on our Steinway piano, begins with the Carducci Quartet and William Howard on Saturday November 16 at 7.30pm. It will feature music by Beethoven, Philip Glass and Dvorak and will be followed at two monthly intervals by pianists Martin James Bartlett and Ivana Gavric and the Gould Piano Trio. Details and tickets from: www.shed-arts.co.uk.
Thur 28 Nov: 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, email@example.com 651765.
Wed 11 Dec: Talk “The Whole Art of the Book” by Dominic Riley. Arts Society Cirencester meetings at the RAU. 2pm start. Visitors welcome, first talk free. Info 07707 506411, firstname.lastname@example.org. www.ascirencester.org.uk
Thur 12 Dec: Wreath Making Workshop. Ampney Crucis Village Hall, 7.30pm. Includes materials, mulled wine and mince pie. Advice and assistance given. Bring secateurs and any personal touches you want to add. £25 all in. All proceeds to Ampney Crucis C of E Primary School. Booking essential contact Andrea 07946 391798 or email@example.com