Here is our top pick of upcoming events this week.

Friday, February 28

The Worried Men

Dynamic combination of traditional blues with blazing Brit rock.

Expect hard guitar and an ‘in-yer-face’ performance from Jamie Thyer and the lads.

The Crown & Sceptre Inn, Stroud, from 9pm.

My Year as Lord Mayor of Gloucester

Frampton Village Society presents a talk by Chris Witts describing the experiences encountered as Lord Mayor.

Frampton Village Hall, Frampton on Severn, from 7.30pm.

Tickets: £3.50.

Music on the Hill

Light on the Hill is an evening of song from The Meon Singers and organ works played by Henry Betts.

Tickets £10 to include a glass of wine, children under 16 free.

St Lawrence Church, Bourton on the Hill, Moreton in Marsh.

Saturday, February 29

Free concert in aid of Cancer Research UK

The Poets Quartet will be playing a selection of classical and modern pieces.

They will be joined by Thornbury Good Afternoon Choir who will sing a eclectic mix of songs, popular ballads, folk music and songs from the musicals.

United Reformed Church

Thornbury, from 7pm.

The Smokin’ Hot Shots - LIVE

Craig Grantley and the rest of the band are true musicians and who thrive on playing brilliant rock n roll and rock a billy.

The Swan, Thornbury, from 9pm.

Call 01454 413062.

Jumble Sale

Southrop Village Hall, from 2pm

Call 01367 850321.

New/Nearly New and Rummage Sale

Leonard Stanley Village Hall, from 10am-12pm.

Entry £2 to include refreshments.

In aid of Leonard Stanley Church.

The Indigos - LIVE

The Queen Vic, Stroud, from 9.45pm.

The Whiteshillbillies

The Whiteshillbillies will rock Eastington with a lively high energy Bluegrass, Country and Rock ‘n Roll set.

All welcome, free event.

The Old Badger, Eastington, from 8.30pm.

Sunday, March 1

Car Boot Sale

£5 cost per car.

Arrive at 9am if selling, open 10am-12pm for buying.

Woodlands Primary School, Sundridge Park, Yate

Snowdrop Weekend - Colesbourne Park

Visitors can walk through the ten acre garden at Colesbourne Park with its woodland and lakeside paths, the new Spring Garden and the formal garden to see huge banks of snowdrops, hellebores and other winter plants.

Colesbourne Park, Cirencester.

Monday, March 2

Wellbeing Workshop

Build ways to make it through some of the challenges that life brings.

Come along to these free workshops to:

Create a plan to improve your daily health and wellbeing.

Free tools, apps, tips, and resources, find out about opportunities and groups in your local area, 20 minute one-to-one session with a Wellbeing Worker, meet new people and share ideas.

Yate Active Centre

Kennedy Way

Runs from 6pm to 7pm.

Tuesday, March 3

Winchcombe Folk Song Night

This friendly gathering of regular singers and musicians welcomes newcomers as performers or audience.

The White Hart Inn, Winchcombe, runs from 8pm to 11pm.

Free entry.

Coming up..

Sunday, March 22

Mother’s Day Lunch at Ellenborough Park, Cheltenham

Includes three course lunch, coffee and petit fours.

All mums will get a special treat from the hotel to celebrate too.

Price is £60 per person.

Ellenborough Park is a luxury five star hotel steeped in history.

For full details and to book go to