Things to do this weekend in the Cotswolds

Friday, March 22


Guys and Dolls

An amateur production brought to you by Theatre Ink.

Guys and Dolls is a musical romantic comedy involving the unlikeliest of Manhattan pairings: a high-rolling gambler and a puritanical missionary, a showgirl dreaming of the straight-and-narrow and a crap game manager who is anything but.


Barn Theatre, 5 Beeches Road, Cirencester GL7 1BN


Runs until Saturday, March 23

Upper Rissington

Rissingtons Local History Society

Medieval Malmesbury - a talk by Tim Porter


Upper Rissington School, GL54 2PL

Visitors welcome £3.50 (includes refreshments)

Saturday, March 23


Repair Cafe

Mending toys, clothes, small electrical and household items (bikes by appointment).


12 Ashcroft Road, GL7 1QX


Rural cinema showing Bohemian Rhapsody

A foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.


Tickets £5.60, £4.80 members. Booking recommended.

Corinium Museum, Park Street, GL7 2BX .

Call 01285 655611 or visit


Fairford Festival of Choirs

A charity concert featuring Coln Choir, Fairford Church, Highworth Songsters, Splash of Red and individual instrumentalists.


St Marys Church

Tickets £5 from 7A coffee shop, Coln Stores or on the door.

Refreshments available


Bibury Literary Festival

Private lives and passions are subjects that fascinate us all which is why biography is the subject of the very first BibLit.

Book your tickets to hear leading authors Jane Ridley, Anne de Courcy, Christopher Wilson, Caroline Sandon, Charlie Hart, Angela Levin, Sandra Howard, Victoria Summerley, Jessica Douglas-Home and Bob Low share their passion with you.


St Mary’s Church.

Tickets from £6 per session from


The Eclectic String Band

Playing a varied programme, including a Spanish fantasy, folk tunes, Blue Grass, plus Oriental and Arabic themes.


Kemble Village Hall, GL7 6AD

Tickets on the door. Adults £7, under 16s free (ticket includes buffet).

Proceeds in aid of Marie Curie


The Magnificent AK47 with Port Isaac’s Gulls

Original, eclectic material, songs of life and love, often with hilarious laughter and just a touch of amateur dramatics guaranteed to put a smile on your face.



Tetbury Goods Shed, Gumstool Hill.


Sunday, March 24


Vintage & Artisan Fair

A great selection of stands from jewellery to clothes, homewares and art.

The fabulous Delores will be singing and Diversitea cafe will be serving delicious homemade cakes, light lunches, teas and coffee.


The Corn Hall, Dyer Street GL7 2NY.

Contact Augusta Wreay on 0797 085 9703

Quiz night

In aid of Paternoster House Amenity Fund

£3 per person pay on the night. Six per team.

Prize for winning team.

5.30pm for a 6pm start.

The Talbot, 14 Victoria Rd GL7 1EN

Tuesday, March 26


A Brave Face

Created from two years of research with ex and serving soldiers, families and health professionals, A Brave Face explores Post Traumatic Stress, an unseen and often unrecognised injury of war, and the impact it can have.


The Everyman Theatre, Regent Street GL50 1HQ.

Tickets £18.