These are our top picks of upcoming events this week

Friday, November 1

Mr Marko’s Outerspace Empourium

Crown & Sceptre, Stroud, from 8.30pm.

Free entry.

Peter Pan Goes Wrong

Last couple of days available to see their riotous spin on a timeless classic, the West End smash hit.

Everyman Theatre, Regent Street , Cheltenham.

Performances at 2pm and 7.30pm.

Illuminated Evenings

Fairytale Farm, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, from 4-6pm.

Season runs until November 3.


Halloween Horror

hosts and evening of Halloween horror with live music from The Living Dead.

The George pub, Newmarket from 8.30pm


Downpour Theatre Company

Sundial Theatre, Cirencester, from 7.30pm.

Tickets: adults £12.50, Cecessions £10 - booking fees apply.


Saturday, November 2

Out of Hand Caller Barry Goodman

A young, vibrant six-piece ceilidh band, expect an exciting mix of folk-rock, traditional and original tunes.

Stroud Subscription Rooms from 8pm.

Tickets: on the door - £13.50, in advance - £12.50, ages 18 and under - £6.50.

Wickwar Fireworks Display

Wickwar, Holy Trinity Church, from 5pm.

Thornbury Round Table Fireworks

Kids display at 6.30pm, bonfire at 7pm, with the main display at 7.30pm at Mundy Playing Fields.

Kate Adie - reporting from the front line

Thirty years after dodging a bullet in Tiananmen Square and broadcasting the massacre to the world, Kate shares her experiences reporting from war zones.

Cirencester Parish Church.

Tickets £10, book by calling 01452 396572.


Prestbury Ghost Tour

Organised with Cotswolds Ghost Tours.

This spooky tour is not for the faint of heart, but will provide food for thought as well as sending a few chills down your spine!

Meet in the coffee area inside Tweney’s Budgens’ shop on High Street at 7.30pm.

£10 per person, capacity of 25 people per tour.


Sunday, November 3

Cirencester Vegan Fair

Celebrating the best vegan products and brands from the Cotswold area and beyond.

Featuring a host of traders, a programme of talks, cookery demonstrations and workshops.

26 Market Place, Cirencester, from 10am-3pm.

Monday, November 4

Antique and collectables fair

St Lawrence Church Hall, The Shambles, off High Street, Stroud, from 8am-4pm.

Free entry.

Tuesday, November 5

Top Dog Film Festival

Meet four-legged heroes, unbreakable bonds and canine companions that enrich the lives of all those they encounter.

Town Hall, Cheltenham , from 7.30pm.

Tickets: £13.50.


Calender Girls The Musical

Running until Saturday, November 9, showing at 7.30pm each night.

Theatre Royal Bath, Sawclose

Tickets: £33.50-£48.

Call 01225 448844 or visit

A Beautiful Noise

Led by Fisher Stevens a full live band and brass orchestra this internationally acclaimed production celebrates the music of Neil Diamond.

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, starting at 7.30pm.

Wednesday, November 6

Celia Pym: Mending

Workshop with Celia Pym, shortlisted for the Women’s Hour Craft Prize, which explores textile repair on knitted and wool textiles, and considers the tenderness and care of mending.

Workshop staged by Hawthorn Press to mark the publication of Darning: Repair, Make, Mend.

Atelier Stroud, from 10.30-4.30pm.

Tickets: £75 and includes lunch.


Elizabeth Blackwell of Bristol, First Woman Doctor

Talk by Mary Wright about the first woman to qualify as a doctor, in 1849.

Olveston Parish Historical Society, Methodist Church, The Street, from 7.30pm.

Tickets: £2 on the door.

Thursday, November 7

Healthy in Winter - free talk

Hayley Bennett, wellness coach discusses how to get the balance right and stay healthy through the winter months.

Upper Rissington Village Hall, Wellington Road from 6-7pm.