General Interest

Display: List / Grid
Show:
Sort By:
The Cirencester group is part of the international human rights organisation Amnesty International UK. Established in 1984, it is a small friendly group of individuals who are passionate about human rights. Amnesty International campaigns to promote an increased awareness of human rights, and undertakes action to stop grave abuses of human rights wherever they occur. The group organises a programme of speakers, workshops and films and also stages a number of fund-raising events including concerts, quizzes and its annual flag day.   Meetings are held monthly and for…
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Provides baby garments for Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. Contact Jane Beddoe 01451 821420 
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
A run is organised on Sunday mornings (nine months of the year) from the Square in Chipping Campden. Meetings at the Lygon Arms 8pm first Tuesday of each month. Secretary Chris Delaney 01789 262076 (evenings), email chris@swallowfurniture.co.uk
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Founded in 2005 as an informal focus group for anyone interested in the stars and space, CNAAG has grown from just three members to well over 40 today and continues to rise steadily. Nationally recognised, we are a highly active and enthusiastic society observing the universe whenever possible and promoting astronomy in schools, other organisations and public events both in the local area and further afield. We always meet indoors on the third Monday of each month where a guest speaker provides an astronomical talk. Our members…
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Chipping Norton Railway Club was founded in 1974 by local enthusiasts John Brice and John Dyer, who remain members to this day. Despite the fact that Chipping Norton is only a small town and lost its rail connection in 1964, the club has continued to attract enthusiasts from around Oxfordshire to its monthly meetings. The club meets on the first Tuesday of the month in the Town Hall, Market Place, Chipping Norton. Meetings start at 7.30pm and finish around 9.30-10pm. Free coffee and tea are available during…
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Cirencester Camera Club is not just for the experts but for anybody who takes pictures, with whatever kind of camera. With a programme of weekly meetings covering more than nine months of the year, there are plenty of opportunities to talk and think about pictures. There are competitions - both within the club and against other clubs in the area - which provide an ideal chance to get feedback on your work from experts or just hear what they have to say about other people’s pictures. There are…
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Campaigns on environmental issues, raises funds and has fun! Meets at the Friends Meeting House, Thomas Street, Cirencester, on 1st Tuesday of month at 8pm. Contact Bob on 01285 650281.
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Charity for road safety and advanced driving, affiliated to the Institute of Advanced Motorists. Meets at Daglingworth Village Hall 1st Wednesday of the month (except August) at 7.30pm. Speakers on all topics. All welcome.
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month at Mulberry Court, Kingshill Meadow, Cirencester, from 2.30pm-4.30pm. Warm and comfortable with loop systems. Tea & biscuits. Phone Gloucestershire Deaf Association on 01452 372999 to register interest. 
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
The society's objective is to spread the understanding of science, especially in schools in the Cirencester area. It arranges a series of 10 lectures during each academic year, on a varied selection of topics. Talks are intended to appeal to a wide range of interests and levels of scientific background, conducted in an open and friendly atmosphere. The society also organises visits to various places including factories, power stations, wildlife reserves and musuems, always with special attraction for people interested in science and technology. For further information, visit…
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Held weekly at Chipping Campden Baptist Church on Mondays from 10am to 12.30pm. A coffee and refreshments venue for visitors, locals, mums & toddlers - everyone is welcome. Someone is always available to chat with you, or simply chat with your friends or make new friends. 
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Meets on 4th Wednesday of month at Deer Park School, Cirencester, 6.45pm for 7.30pm. Visitors most welcome £5. Contact John Tiffney 01285 652483 or Judy Little 01453 884683.
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
For details, visit www.gfhs.org.uk/  
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Fifteen clubs make up the Gloucestershire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs, including a number from right across the Cotswolds. With an age range from 10 to 26, YFCs are open to anyone in the county of age who has an interest in the countryside. The clubs are self-led organisations that vary greatly in their composition and character, but they are there to entertain and educate their members. Typically this would be a calendar of social, educational, fundraising and competitive events operating at club, county, South West area…
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Every year, Hook Norton Film Society screens 14 films on Saturday nights in the Memorial Hall, Chapel Street, between September and May. Each film is preceded by a candlelit supper cooked by members. We have two pot luck supper evenings where all members provide a dish and a Charity Night when members pay to raise funds for worthwhile causes. Doors open at 6.45pm for refreshments and the film starts at approximately 8pm. We use top of the range projection and sound equipment, provide comfortable seating, and good…
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
We meet at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Winchcombe, and do all kinds of patchworks and quilting. We have informal meetings with a teaching session on the first Tuesday from 2pm-4pm and a friendly 'sit and sew' on the third Tuesday, with occasional all-day sessions and workshops. Contact Joan Warner 01242 602363
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Meets alternate Wednesdays at 8pm, Coach & Horses, Longborough, near Moreton-in-Marsh. Contact Carlin on 07769 646996 or email fenhill33@yahoo.co.uk  
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
This club, which meets on the second Wednesday of the month, provides meetings, outings, holidays, dancing, rambling and social activities for local people of retirement age. However, due to its popularity, we are over-subscribed and there is a waiting list. New members are welcome to join our ramblers held on Fridays throughout the year.  For more information, contact club secretary Helen Hancox on 01608 650972. 
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
North Cotswold Community Radio (NCCR) broadcasts a selection of music, local news stories and programmes relevant to the local community. For more information, visit www.northcotswoldonline.com/
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Flying site near Moreton-in-Marash. Contact Ken Rathborne on 01386 858649, email info@ncmac.co.uk or visit the club's website at www.ncmac.co.uk
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Radio Winchcombe is a voluntary-run community radio station which is always looking for new ways to raise money for equipment and licences. It welcomes people to join its volunteer team by training as programme presenters, programme makers and studio technicians. Help is also needed with fundraising ideas and at events, assistance with publicity and advertising and we always welcome any new ideas and material suggestions. Radio Winchcombe is based at the Youth Centre, Gretton Road, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5EE For more information, call 01242 609571, email studio@radiowinchcombe.co.uk or visit www.radiowinchcombe.co.uk
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
St John Ambulance, Stroud Division, provides first aid and a range of ambulance and other care services to the Stroud community and surrounding areas. We meet every Tuesday evening at our HQ at Daniels Industrial Estate in Stroud from 7.30pm-9pm to do our divisional training and keep our skills up to date. The evening sessions cover a wide variety of subjects, first aid related, and sometimes of wider interest areas. Contact Jim Stokes on 01452 858220 for more details.
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Meetings are on the 1st Friday on alternate months between October and June, held in St Edward’s Hall, Stow, at 7.30pm. Contact Nigel Surman 01451 833783 www.stowcivicsociety.co.uk
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Stroud Civic Society is for everyone who cares about their surroundings in the Five Stroud Valleys. Stroud Civic Society is committed to the preservation and protection of our heritage, but also concerned about the quality of new development. We keep an eye out for planning applications and make representations as necessary. In some cases our views on proposals are formally sought by local authorities. On contentious issues, the society makes its views known to the relevant planning authorities and through the media. We participate at public inquiries and…
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Stroud Valleys Community Car Club provides members with flexible access to cars as and when they need them, without the costs and hassle of car ownership. The club provides 24-hour access to cars located in key convenient local areas including Cainscross, Bisley Road, and Slad Road. A Vauxhall Corsa hatchback, a Kia Picanto and a Zafira people carrier are available and can be booked out at short notice for one hour or more. The club owns, maintains and insure the cars - you just book and drive! If you…
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
The Care Café is held at Chipping Campden Baptist Church on the first Saturday of every month, from 12noon until 2pm. It is now in its fourth year. During the winter months we serve home made soup - anything from leek and potato to lentil and tomato, broccoli and stilton to butternut squash and chorizo. In the summer months we serve a ploughman's lunch. The lunch is absolutely free - sometimes a contentious issue, since a common perception is that there is no such thing as a free lunch!…
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Meets at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, October to March. Come and join us, make new friends and enjoy excellent speakers. Contact Jean Warner on 01285 659936.
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
Winchcombe Matters are here to help work for the community, making sure we help our future neighbourhood plans and views are heard.  Contact Sue Sturgeon on 01242 604334 or email sue.sturgeon@argonet.co.uk
£0.00Ex Tax: £0.00
The Cirencester group is part of the international human rights organisation Amnesty International UK. Established in 1984, it is a small friendly group of individuals who are passionate about human rights. Amnesty International campaigns to promote an increased awareness of human rights, and undertakes action to stop grave abuses of human rights wherever they occur. The group organises a programme of speakers, workshops and films and also stages a number of fund-raising events including concerts, quizzes and its annual flag day.   Meetings are held monthly and for…
Provides baby garments for Gloucestershire Royal Hospital. Contact Jane Beddoe 01451 821420 
A run is organised on Sunday mornings (nine months of the year) from the Square in Chipping Campden. Meetings at the Lygon Arms 8pm first Tuesday of each month. Secretary Chris Delaney 01789 262076 (evenings), email chris@swallowfurniture.co.uk
Founded in 2005 as an informal focus group for anyone interested in the stars and space, CNAAG has grown from just three members to well over 40 today and continues to rise steadily. Nationally recognised, we are a highly active and enthusiastic society observing the universe whenever possible and promoting astronomy in schools, other organisations and public events both in the local area and further afield. We always meet indoors on the third Monday of each month where a guest speaker provides an astronomical talk. Our members…
Chipping Norton Railway Club was founded in 1974 by local enthusiasts John Brice and John Dyer, who remain members to this day. Despite the fact that Chipping Norton is only a small town and lost its rail connection in 1964, the club has continued to attract enthusiasts from around Oxfordshire to its monthly meetings. The club meets on the first Tuesday of the month in the Town Hall, Market Place, Chipping Norton. Meetings start at 7.30pm and finish around 9.30-10pm. Free coffee and tea are available during…
Cirencester Camera Club is not just for the experts but for anybody who takes pictures, with whatever kind of camera. With a programme of weekly meetings covering more than nine months of the year, there are plenty of opportunities to talk and think about pictures. There are competitions - both within the club and against other clubs in the area - which provide an ideal chance to get feedback on your work from experts or just hear what they have to say about other people’s pictures. There are…
Campaigns on environmental issues, raises funds and has fun! Meets at the Friends Meeting House, Thomas Street, Cirencester, on 1st Tuesday of month at 8pm. Contact Bob on 01285 650281.
Charity for road safety and advanced driving, affiliated to the Institute of Advanced Motorists. Meets at Daglingworth Village Hall 1st Wednesday of the month (except August) at 7.30pm. Speakers on all topics. All welcome.
Meets 2nd Wednesday of the month at Mulberry Court, Kingshill Meadow, Cirencester, from 2.30pm-4.30pm. Warm and comfortable with loop systems. Tea & biscuits. Phone Gloucestershire Deaf Association on 01452 372999 to register interest. 
The society's objective is to spread the understanding of science, especially in schools in the Cirencester area. It arranges a series of 10 lectures during each academic year, on a varied selection of topics. Talks are intended to appeal to a wide range of interests and levels of scientific background, conducted in an open and friendly atmosphere. The society also organises visits to various places including factories, power stations, wildlife reserves and musuems, always with special attraction for people interested in science and technology. For further information, visit…
Held weekly at Chipping Campden Baptist Church on Mondays from 10am to 12.30pm. A coffee and refreshments venue for visitors, locals, mums & toddlers - everyone is welcome. Someone is always available to chat with you, or simply chat with your friends or make new friends. 
Meets on 4th Wednesday of month at Deer Park School, Cirencester, 6.45pm for 7.30pm. Visitors most welcome £5. Contact John Tiffney 01285 652483 or Judy Little 01453 884683.
For details, visit www.gfhs.org.uk/  
Fifteen clubs make up the Gloucestershire Federation of Young Farmers Clubs, including a number from right across the Cotswolds. With an age range from 10 to 26, YFCs are open to anyone in the county of age who has an interest in the countryside. The clubs are self-led organisations that vary greatly in their composition and character, but they are there to entertain and educate their members. Typically this would be a calendar of social, educational, fundraising and competitive events operating at club, county, South West area…
Every year, Hook Norton Film Society screens 14 films on Saturday nights in the Memorial Hall, Chapel Street, between September and May. Each film is preceded by a candlelit supper cooked by members. We have two pot luck supper evenings where all members provide a dish and a Charity Night when members pay to raise funds for worthwhile causes. Doors open at 6.45pm for refreshments and the film starts at approximately 8pm. We use top of the range projection and sound equipment, provide comfortable seating, and good…
We meet at Abbey Fields Community Centre, Winchcombe, and do all kinds of patchworks and quilting. We have informal meetings with a teaching session on the first Tuesday from 2pm-4pm and a friendly 'sit and sew' on the third Tuesday, with occasional all-day sessions and workshops. Contact Joan Warner 01242 602363
Meets alternate Wednesdays at 8pm, Coach & Horses, Longborough, near Moreton-in-Marsh. Contact Carlin on 07769 646996 or email fenhill33@yahoo.co.uk  
This club, which meets on the second Wednesday of the month, provides meetings, outings, holidays, dancing, rambling and social activities for local people of retirement age. However, due to its popularity, we are over-subscribed and there is a waiting list. New members are welcome to join our ramblers held on Fridays throughout the year.  For more information, contact club secretary Helen Hancox on 01608 650972. 
North Cotswold Community Radio (NCCR) broadcasts a selection of music, local news stories and programmes relevant to the local community. For more information, visit www.northcotswoldonline.com/
Flying site near Moreton-in-Marash. Contact Ken Rathborne on 01386 858649, email info@ncmac.co.uk or visit the club's website at www.ncmac.co.uk
Radio Winchcombe is a voluntary-run community radio station which is always looking for new ways to raise money for equipment and licences. It welcomes people to join its volunteer team by training as programme presenters, programme makers and studio technicians. Help is also needed with fundraising ideas and at events, assistance with publicity and advertising and we always welcome any new ideas and material suggestions. Radio Winchcombe is based at the Youth Centre, Gretton Road, Winchcombe, Gloucestershire GL54 5EE For more information, call 01242 609571, email studio@radiowinchcombe.co.uk or visit www.radiowinchcombe.co.uk
St John Ambulance, Stroud Division, provides first aid and a range of ambulance and other care services to the Stroud community and surrounding areas. We meet every Tuesday evening at our HQ at Daniels Industrial Estate in Stroud from 7.30pm-9pm to do our divisional training and keep our skills up to date. The evening sessions cover a wide variety of subjects, first aid related, and sometimes of wider interest areas. Contact Jim Stokes on 01452 858220 for more details.
Meetings are on the 1st Friday on alternate months between October and June, held in St Edward’s Hall, Stow, at 7.30pm. Contact Nigel Surman 01451 833783 www.stowcivicsociety.co.uk
Stroud Civic Society is for everyone who cares about their surroundings in the Five Stroud Valleys. Stroud Civic Society is committed to the preservation and protection of our heritage, but also concerned about the quality of new development. We keep an eye out for planning applications and make representations as necessary. In some cases our views on proposals are formally sought by local authorities. On contentious issues, the society makes its views known to the relevant planning authorities and through the media. We participate at public inquiries and…
Stroud Valleys Community Car Club provides members with flexible access to cars as and when they need them, without the costs and hassle of car ownership. The club provides 24-hour access to cars located in key convenient local areas including Cainscross, Bisley Road, and Slad Road. A Vauxhall Corsa hatchback, a Kia Picanto and a Zafira people carrier are available and can be booked out at short notice for one hour or more. The club owns, maintains and insure the cars - you just book and drive! If you…
The Care Café is held at Chipping Campden Baptist Church on the first Saturday of every month, from 12noon until 2pm. It is now in its fourth year. During the winter months we serve home made soup - anything from leek and potato to lentil and tomato, broccoli and stilton to butternut squash and chorizo. In the summer months we serve a ploughman's lunch. The lunch is absolutely free - sometimes a contentious issue, since a common perception is that there is no such thing as a free lunch!…
Meets at the Royal Agricultural University in Cirencester on the 2nd Tuesday of each month, October to March. Come and join us, make new friends and enjoy excellent speakers. Contact Jean Warner on 01285 659936.
Winchcombe Matters are here to help work for the community, making sure we help our future neighbourhood plans and views are heard.  Contact Sue Sturgeon on 01242 604334 or email sue.sturgeon@argonet.co.uk
© Loving The Cotswolds. 2017.