Join us this May for a half-term fit for a King (or Queen). Find out more about the royal victims of smallpox, whilst helping Dr Jenner find his royal patient in a special trail only available during the holiday.
Unique historic garden of a keen plantsman, with far-reaching views across R Severn. Gardens contain many rare plants which thrive in the warm micro-climate against stone walls of mediaeval castle. Woodland, historic trees and stunning terraced borders.
The return of the Committee Band!
They missed playing together and we missed dancing to them so much that they have got back together.
They are only booked to play at Stroud Ceilidhs and 2 festivals this year, so you can’t miss this one.
No need to throw away your broken items. Bring your broken item for our excellent and skilled repairers to repair – furniture, toys, tools, electronics, household appliance, clothing and textiles, and more.
We have a number of excellent and skilled repairers. We can repair almost anything.
Join us as we take an evening stroll looking for nocturnal wildlife such as the mysterious nightjar, woodcock, owls, wild boar, deer, bats and much more. You never quite know what you are going to bump into on these exciting walks! Don’t forget your insect repellent.
RSPB Nagshead Nature Reserve, Parkend, Forest of Dean
Sat 2 Jun, Wed 13 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Wed 27 Jun, Sat 7 Jul
This diverse garden of over 20 acres has been created through the last 30 yrs by current owners and incl walled garden, pleached lime avenues, nut walk, potager, ponds, Italian garden, shrubberies and wild flower meadows.
See, smell and taste wild garlic in Newark Park gardens and the estate.Head out into the fresh air and discover the beautiful views over the Cotswold countryside, swathes of wild garlic and the sharp and tasty tang that accompanies a walk. Explore the Newark estate and gardens to see our wonderful wild garlic.
Experience Newark House as it might have been in the Edwardian era. Meet busy butlers and maids, watch them about their work and you might even join the family of the house for their afternoon tea! Get into the spirit of Newark Park’s bygone era as we bring Newark’s Edwardian past to life.
Garden established 12 yrs ago from blank canvas. Large flat garden with formal lawns, colourful herbaceous borders, shrubberies and long border with mini stumpery. Incl wild flower meadow incorporating soft fruits and fruit trees, allotment-size productive vegetable plot, greenhouse and composting area.
Peaceful country garden in 2 acres with stunning views of surrounding countryside. High walls provide a backdrop for rambling roses, clematis, and honeysuckles. Organic garden with large variety of perennials, annuals, shrubs and specimen trees with yr-round colour. Vegetable garden, wildlife and formal ponds.
9 acres of mature woodland gardens with streams, ponds, formal gardens with over 80 varieties of trees. Wild flower meadows host a variety of wild Orchids species. Traditional games on the lawns and lunches served on the terraces. Garden tours available.
Corner garden filled with interest and design ideas to maximise smaller spaces. A series of interlinking colour themed rooms, some on different levels. Packed with perennials, grasses, ferns and bamboos. A pergola, small man made stream, fruit and vegetables and pots in abundance on gravelled areas.
-acre cottage garden with modern touches, from early spring. Gravelled entry, borders with shrubs, large-leaf plants, and lavenders. Newly planted white border. Corner area with Japanese elements leading to paths which wind around colourful shrubs, climbers and perennial-filled borders. Small pond with waterfall.
Our 7th. annual duck race, always a wonderful family day out. 1,000 ducks (plastic!) are thrown into the River Wye over the parapet of the bridge.
They can then be followed by walking along the river bank, through Tintern old railway station and across the water meadows to the churchyard.
The River Wye, from Brockweir Bridge to St. Michael’s Church, Tintern.
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
Hawkesbury Upton Village Hall, High Street, Hawkesbury Upton
Chepstow Town Market Sunday 10th June - fantastic local foodies, makers and creators. Bill King Artisan Baker and his super sourdoughs, Taffy’s Treats - Fudge, Mêl Honey local Torfaen honey, something for the cake lovers Dot’s sweet bakery and something for the beer drinkers BaaBrewing, Monmouthshire...
What is Christian Science?
How can these two words possibly fit together?
Is Christian Science healing based on the healing work of Jesus Christ?
Talking about ’a Christian Science way of life’,
Maryl Walters will be at The Bear, Rodborough
on Monday 11th June 2018 at 7.
An evening of medieval, folk and world music celebrating Chipping Sodbury’s 800 years of a market charter as part of this year’s Chipping Sodbury Festival . Joglaresa delighted their audience at the Town Hall last December with their festive "Make We Mirth" programme and we are bringing them back!
A large selection of unique, quirky, beautiful handmade crafts of all descriptions plus quality branded goods. we ask stallholders to donate a a prize for the raffle which is in aid of the designated charity.
The Town Hall Chipping Sodbury
57-59 Broad Street
Redbrook Village Hall presents Funny Cow starring Maxine Peake she plays the gritty role of Funny Cow, a comedian who breaks through the glass ceiling of the all-male 1970s comedy circuit to rise to stardom.
An American hip hop group, known for bringing the genre its first mainstream success with the smash hit ‘Rapper’s Delight’ in 1979. With a backing based on Chic’s disco classic ‘Good Times’, it was the first hip hop song to make the US Billboard Hot 100.
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT IS RESCHEDULED FROM WED 30TH MAY
Keepy Uppy - (Two Shows)
This is a play for the 2018 world cup year for football fans, non-football fans, children and families. With few words and bold physicality, fab footie moves, flicks, sidesteps and original live music.
Where you and your children can party like it’s 1992!
This is a family rave for children from birth to 11 year olds and their adult accomplices, with live DJs bringing you a mix of old skool and club classics, along with a dance floor, balloons, Confetti, bubbles, face painting, glow sticks and club lights (no...
The Subscription Rooms, George Street, Stroud. Glos
Son Yambu play authentic Cuban son, the intoxicating fusion of Spanish and African rhythms that gave rise to salsa. The band features a new generation of Cuban musicians who are all passionate about maintaining the traditions of the genre, continuing the Buena Vista legacy that put Cuban music back on the map in 1997.
The Correspondents consist of singer Mr Bruce and producer Chucks. Both growing up in South London, they formed in 2007 and within two years had taken their hi-octane genre-blending dance music from house parties to festival main stages.
Soprano Phillippa Lay, with her accompanist Joshua Crunden, will be performing a programme of music from the movies on Saturday 16 June, 7:30pm at Holy Trinity Church, Stroud and on Sunday 1 July, 4pm at All Saints’ Church, Bisley.
The Choir will be performing some well known and popular Opera choruses such as Borodin’s “Polovtsian Dances” from Prince Igor, Bizet’s “Habanera” from Carmen, Verdi’s “Anvil Chorus” from Il Trovatore along with many others.
What better place to hold a Medieval Fayre than in and around a genuine 1342 medieval barn! Living history group The Company of Chivalry presents a vivid display of life in a medieval encampment during the 100 Years’ war. Find out how men and women lived, worked, and fought in the 14th century.
Winterbourne Medieval Barn, Church Lane, Winterbourne
Due to the success of last years show the Top of Town Community Association and the Cotswold Classic Car Club have once again joined forces to present the ninth Classic Car Show. There is still space for more cars and motorcycles, also trade and charity stands and car booters .
3 beautiful gardens set in the valley of Longhope. Each garden has its own style and delights for you to discover with sweeping views across the valley to May Hill and the Forest of Dean. 3 Church Road is a long garden divided into rooms with a large collection of hardy geraniums.
Featuring 45 stalls selling salt lamps, crystals, jewellery and art, crafts, therapies including massage, Reiki, sound healing, reflexology and chiropractic. This is an opportunity for you to see what holistic medicine can do for you. All our practitioners are experienced and approachable.
Kingsway Community Centre
Ever fancied trying your hand at water colouring' Well now’s your chance. Talented painter Lavinia will help you create your own water colour painting. Whether you are an experienced painter or this is your first time. All materials provided free of charge. Tea and home made cakes available to buy.