The Crucible
Monday, March 20, to Saturday, March 25
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Brodsky Quartet
Thursday, March 23, 7.30pm
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham

Seven Drunken Nights: The Story of The Dubliners
Friday, March 24, 7.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall

Crane Bird Watching Morning
Saturday, March 25
Slimbridge Wetland Centre, GL2 7BT
£15.95 to include breakfast

Oxford Literary Festival
Saturday, March 25, to Sunday, April 2
Featuring an array of top-notch speakers including Jeremy Paxman, Nigella Lawson and Jenni Murray.

Cotswold Hunt Ball
Saturday, March 25
Music and dancing at this popular charity event

Richard Herring: The Best
Saturday, March 25, 7.45pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton

Tuesday, March 28, to Saturday, April 1
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

CADA Art & Antique Fair
Thursday, March 30, to Sunday, April 2
Blenheim Palace
The Cotswolds Art & Antique Dealers' Association Fair returns to Blenheim for its sixth year.

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Thursday, March 30, 7.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall


Cheltenham Wine Festival
Saturday, April 1
Pitville Pump Room, Cheltenham

Cheltenham Bach Choir - St Matthew Passion
Saturday, April 1, 6pm
Cheltenham Town Hall

Cheltenham Horticultural Society - Spring Show
Sunday, April 2, 12 noon
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham

Susan Calman - The Calman Before the Storm
Sunday, April 2, 8pm
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham

Dreamboats and Petticoats
Monday, April 3, to Saturday, April 8
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Doug Scott - The Story of Climbing Everest
Tuesday, April 4, 7.45pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton

Wednesday, April 5, 7.45pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton

Ash Dykes - Surviving Madagascar
Thursday, April 6, 7.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall

Armando Ianucci - Desert Island Books
Thursday, April 6, 7.45pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton

Easter Giant Duck Hunt with Dusty
Saturday, April 8, to Sunday, April 23
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Judie Tzuke
Saturday, April 8, 7.45pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton

Andoversford Point-to-Point
Sunday, April 9

Prescott Bike Festival
Sunday, April 9
Prescott Hill Climb, Gotherington, GL52 9RD
Raising awareness and funds for the Blood Bike charities.

Tweedy's Lost Property
Sunday, April 9, 2pm and 5pm
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Tuesday, April 11, to Saturday, April 15
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Alice in Wonderland
Wednesday, April 12, 2pm
Cheltenham Town Hall

Richard Digance - Golden Anniversary Tour
Thursday, April 13, 7.45pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton

National Youth Girls' Choir - Concert Showcase
Friday, April 14, 3pm
Cheltenham Town Hall

Solid Ground Gospel Choir
Good Friday, April 14
Chipping Campden Baptist Church
Also featuring a special screening of The Worth of a Soul from Billy Graham My Hope UK.
Free admission and free refreshments. All are welcome.

Omid Djalili - Schmuck for a Night
Friday, April 14, 8pm
Cheltenham Town hall

Monday's Child
Tuesday, April 18, 3pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton

The April Meeting
Wednesday & Thursday, April 19-20
Cheltenham Racecourse

English Touring Opera - Tosca
Wednesday, April 19, and Saturday, April 22, 7.30pm
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

The Billy Joel Songbook with Elio Pace
Thursday, April 20, 7.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall

English Touring Opera - Patience
Thursday, April 20, and Friday, April 21, 7.30pm
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Orchestra of the Swan
Friday, April 21, 7.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall

Tewkesbury Vintage Fair
Saturday, April 22
George Watson Hall, Tewkesbury

British & Midland Championships
Saturday & Sunday, April 22-23
Prescott Hill Climb, Gotherington

Cirencester International Organ Festival
Saturday, April 22, to Saturday, April 29
Cirencester Parish Church

Christian Arts Festival
Saturday, April 22, to Sunday, May 7
2017 festival launches with The Big Sing at Cheltenham Hown Hall

Tweedy Lost Property
Saturday, April 22, 6pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton

Cara Dillon
Sunday, April 23, 7.30pm
Tithe Barn, Bishop's Cleeve

Remembering Fred
Tuesday, April 25, 7.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall
Relive special moments from the career of Fred Astaire

Cyrano de Bergerac
Tuesday, April 25, to Saturday, April 29
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

The Empty Nester's Club
Tuesday, April 25, 7.45pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton

Cheltenham Jazz Festival
Wednesday, April 26, to Monday, May 1

Howlers at the Hall
Wednesday, April 26, 8.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall
Cheltenham's biggest comedy club returns

Chipping Norton Literary Festival
Thursday, April 27, to Sunday, April 30
Four days of literary events for readers, writers and illustrators

Cheltenham Symphony Orchestra - Old Worlds, New Worlds
Saturday, April 29, 7.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall


May Day Festival
Monday, May 1, 10am-5pm
Hawkwood College's open day featuring workshops, homemade food, children's activities, live music and maypole dancing.
Painswick Old Road, Stroud GL6 7QW

The Wurzels
Monday, May 1, 6.30pm
Cotswold Airport, near Cirencester

Strictly Pasha
Monday, May 3, and Wednesday, May 3, 7.45pm
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Starring Pasha Kovakev from Strictly Come Dancing and his dancers

Cheltenham Festival of Performing Arts
Tuesday, May 2, to Sunday, May 14
Cheltenham's oldest festival features music, drama and dance.

Northern Ballet - Goldilocks & the Three Bears
Tuesday, May 2, 4pm & 6pm
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Badminton Horse Trials
Wednesday, May 3, to Sunday, May 7
The world's premier three-day event.

Clarinet and Piano Recital
Friday, May 5, 12 noon
St Lawrence Church, Lechlade-on-Thames GL7 3AB
Featuring two distinguished musicians of international renown - Massimo Di Trolio, clarinet, and Maiko Mori, piano.

Hunter Chase Evening
Friday, May 5
Cheltenham Racecourse
Last racing of the season at Cheltenham featuring seven Hunter chases.

Birmingham Royal Ballet - Arcadia/Wink/Moors Pavane
Friday & Saturday, May 5-6
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Motown's Greatest Hits - How Sweet It Is
Sunday, May 7, 7.30pm
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

A Judgement In Stone
Monday, May 8, to Saturday, May 13
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Brand new adaptation of Ruth Rendell's best-selling novel starring Andrew Lancel and Sophie Ward.

Chipping Campden Literature Festival
Tuesday, May 9, to Sunday, May 14

Jon Boden
Thursday, May 11, 7.30pm
Pittville Pump Room, Cheltenham
Jon is best known as the lead singer of Bellowhead

Fresh: Art Fair
Friday, May 12, to Sunday, May 14
Cheltenham Racecourse

Giffords Circus - Any Port in a Storm
Friday, May 12, to Sunday, September 24
Annual tour of the Cotswolds and beyond, starting and finishing at Fennels Farm, near Stroud

Tewkesbury's Big Weekend
Friday to Sunday, May 12-14
Events around the town including Tewkesbury Half Marathon on the Sunday

Randwick Wap
Saturday, May 13
Ancient village festival features ceremonial cheeserolling.

Painswick Music Society
Saturday, May 13, 3pm
Performance by The Sixteen at St Mary's Church, Painswick

Jimmy Carr
Tuesday, May 16,
Cheltenham Town Hall, 8pm

Kate Rusby folk singer
Wednesday, May 17, 7.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall

The Bath Festival
Friday, May 19, to Sunday, May 28
Multi-arts festival with music and literature. Highlights include Simon Callow.

Winchcombe Walking Festival
Friday, May 19, to Sunday, May 21
Three-day festival at the first town in the Cotswolds to gain 'Walkers are Welcome' status

Burford Levellers Day
Saturday, May 20
Remembering the radical 17th Century political with debates, speeches, music, dancing and a parade.

Spring Steam and Ale Weekend
Saturday & Sunday, May 20-21
Winchcombe GWSR Station

Witney Festival of Food & Drink
Saturday, May 20
St Mary's Church, Witney

Nailsworth Festival
Saturday, May 20, to Sunday, May 28

The Glenn Miller Orchestra
Monday, May 22, 7pm
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

An Evening with Ed Balls: Strictly Speaking Out
Tuesday, May 23, 7.45pm
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Someone Like You (The Adele Songbook)
Wednesday, May 24, 7.45pm
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Showstopper! The Improvised Musical
Thursday, May 25, to Saturday, May 27
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Kiss me Kate
Thursday, May 25, to Saturay, May 27
The Theatre, Chipping Norton
Presented by Chipping Norton Amateur Operatic Society

Lechlade Festival
Friday to Sunday May 26-28
Family-friendly music festival in the market town of Lechlade-on-Thames. Over 70 bands and performers including The Hoosiers, Dr Feelgood and The Lambrettas.

La Vie En Bleu incorporating La Via Rossa
Saturday & Sunday, May 27-28
A weekend celebration of all things French & Italian at Prescott Speed Hill Climb. An eclectic mix of motor cars spanning the last 100 years plus entertainment off track to keep all the family entertained.

Blenheim Palace Food Festival
Saturday to Monday, May 27-29

Gloucester Tall Ships Festival
Saturday to Monday, May 27-29

Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards - Try Hard
Saturday, May 27, 7.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall

Cheese-Rolling at Cooper's Hill
Monday, May 29
Competitors chase Double Gloucester down Cooper's Hill, near Gloucester

Tuesday, May 30, to Saturday, June 3
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Presented by Cheltenham Operatic & Dramatic Society

Fairport Convention
Tuesday, May 30, 7.45pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton

Leo Sayer
Wednesday, May 31, 7.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall


The All Star Stand-Up Tour
Thursday, June 1, 8pm
Cheltenham Town Hall
Featuring Stewart Francis, Justin Moorhouse and Jim Tavare

Robert Dover's Cotswold Olimpicks
Friday, June 2
Dover's Hill, near Chipping Campden

Wychwood Festival
Friday to Sunday, June 2-4
Cheltenham Racecourse
Featuring The Levellers, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark & Billy Bragg

Blenheim Palace Triathlon
Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4
020 8233 5900

3rd Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally & Country Show 
Saturday and Sunday, June 3-4, 10am both days
Rough Grounds Farm (A361), Lechlade, Glos GL7 3EU

Open Gardens - Hidden Gems of Lechlade
Saturday, June 3, 2pm-5pm
Come and visit nine hidden gems of Lechlade as several of our gardens open to the public, some for the first time.
Roving tickets £5 (children under 16 free), with map and list of gardens, available in advance from Lechlade Post Office from May 1 and the Market Place and Open Gardens on the day.
Proceeds from the sale of tickets, teas and cakes will be divided equally between St Lawrence Church, Restoration and Maintenance Appeal and British Heart Foundation.

Don't Dress for Dinner
Monday, June 5, to Saturday, June 10
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Comedy starring Sara Crowe, Damian Williams and Ben Roddy

Cheltenham Science Festival
Tuesday, June 6, to Sunday, June 11

Bledington Music Festival
Tuesday, June 6, to Thursday, June 8
St Leonard's Church, Bledington

Under Milk Wood
Wednesday, June 7, 7.45pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton
Presented by students of Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Thursday, June 8, 7.45pm
The Theatre, Chipping Norton
One-man show about the life of Richard Burton stars Rhodri Miles

Cheltenham Food & Drink Festival
Friday to Sunday, June 9-11
Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham
Events, entertainment & demonstrations

Phoenix Recorder Orchestra Concert
Saturday, June 10, 7.30pm
St Lawrence Church, Lechlade-on-Thames
This highly regarded, prizewinning orchestra plays a wide repertoire on the full range of recorders, from the tiny garklein to three sub-great bass recorders.
Tickets £10, to include one drink, on sale May 1 from Lechlade Post Office or Jay Mathews 01367 860869.
In aid of the Church Restoration and Maintenance Appeal

Joseph and the Amazing Tecnicolor Dreamcoat
Tuesday, June 13, to Saturday, June 17
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Starring X-factor winner Joe McElderry

Forest Live at Westonbirt Arboretum
Thursday, June 15, to Sunday, June 18
A series of special summer events held at the Arboretum near Tetbury, featuring Elbow, Olly Murs, Rick Astley and Craig David.

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Thursday, June 15, 7.30pm
Cheltenham Town Hall

The Ukulele Festival of Great Britain
Friday to Sunday, June 16-18
Venues around Cheltenham with the main event in the Town Hall

Guiting Power Fete and Fun Dog Show
Saturday, June 17, noon to 4pm
Guiting Power village playing field GL54 5TX

Trespass - A Ghost Story
Tuesday, June 20, to Saturday, June 24
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Blenheim Palace Flower Show
Friday to Sunday, June 23-25
Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

Midsummer Speed Festival
Saturday and Sunday, June 24-25
Prescott racetrack, near Gotherington

Berkeley Show
Sunday, June 25
Castle Meadows, Berkeley
Traditional agricultural show

The Elvis Years
Monday, June 26, 7.45pm
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Featuring Mario Kombou

The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Tuesday, June 27, 7.45pm
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Room on the Broom
Wednesday, June 28, and Thursday, June 29
Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Songs, laughs and fun for children aged three and up and their grown-ups.

Rule The World
Thursday, June 29, 7.30pm
Take That tribute band


Cheltenham Cricket Festival
Monday, July 3, to Sunday, July 16
A feast of cricket at the Cheltenham College ground with two four-day County Championship matches and three Natwest T20 Blasts.

The Cotswold Show & Food Festival
Saturday and Sunday, July 1-2
Two days of traditional country skills, crafts, music and arena attractions.
Cirencester Park

Cheltenham Music Festival
Saturday, July 1, to Sunday, July 16
A fortnight of music including a rare performance by the great Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel

Cornbury Music Festival
Friday to Sunday, July 7-9
The 14th and final much-loved family-friendly music festival, with Bryan Adams headlining on the Saturday night.

Tewkesbury Medieval Festival
Saturday and Sunday, July 8-9

Royal International Air Tattoo
Friday to Sunday, July 14-16
RAF Fairford
One of the UK's premier outdoor events

Hook Norton Festival of Fine Ales
Saturday, July 15, 12 noon
Charity event in aid of Bloodwise (formerly known as Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research) and local causes.

Stow Cotswold Festival
Saturday, July 15
A celebration of Cotswold life, crafts and heritage in Stow-on-the-Wold

Russell Brand - Re:Birth
Thursday, July 20, 8pm
Cheltenham Town Hall

Blenheim Palace Battle Proms Picnic Concert
Saturday, July 22
An evening of classical music with a stunning backdrop and a firework finale.

Gloucester Blues Festival
Saturday, July 22, to Saturday, July 29
Venues across the city.

WOMAD Festival
Thursday to Sunday, July 27-30
Charlton Park, Malmesbury
Founded in 1980, the World of Music, Arts and Dance is still going strong.

41st Cotswold Beer Festival
Friday to Sunday, July 28-30
Postlip Hall, near Winchcombe
Organised in partnership with Gloucestershire CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale)


Wilderness Festival
Thursday to Sunday, August 3-6
Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire

Festival of British Eventing
Friday to Sunday, August 4-6
Gatcombe Park
Incorporating the British Open, Intermediate and Novice Championships, as well as the Amateur Championship, The Corinthian Cup.

The 43rd Annual Gloucestershire Vintage & Country Extravaganza
South Cerney Airfield, Cirencester, GL7 5QD
Friday to Sunday, August 4-6
Contact 01453 890891

Vintage Sports Car Club Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, August 5-6
Prescott Speed Hill Climb, near Gotherington

NAF Five Star International Hartpury Horse Trials
Wednesday to Sunday, August 9-13
Hartpury College

Tetbury Summer & Flower Show
Sunday, August 13
Tetbury Memorial Recreation Ground
Fun and entertainment for all the family

4th Ale and Steam Summer Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, August 19-20
Winchcombe and Toddington stations

The Big Feastival
Friday to Sunday, August 25-27
Alex James's Farm, Kingham

Frocester Beer Festival
Friday & Saturday, August 25-26
Festival opens on the Friday at 2pm

Witcombe Cider Festival
Saturday & Sunday, August 26-27
Organisers are promising the biggest and best festival yet

Football in the River
Bank Holiday Monday, August 28
Two teams from Bourton Rovers FC play a 30-minute match in the River Windrush

Winchcombe Country Show
Monday, August 28, 12 noon to 5.30pm
Winchcombe Senior School


Oxford Foodies Festival
Friday to Sunday, September 1-3
Oxford South Parks
Featuring top chefs, live music and a fun day out

Moreton-in-Marsh Show
Saturday, September 2

Northleach Steam and Vintage Show plus ale festival
Saturday and Sunday, September 2-3

British and Midland Championships
Saturday and Sunday, September 2-3
Prescott Speed Hill Climb, near Gotherington

Gloucester History Festival
Saturday, September 2, to Sunday, September 17
A wide range of events and the chance to see inside some of Gloucester's most interesting buildings.

Heritage Open Days
Thursday, September 7, to Sunday, September 10
Every September some 40,000 volunteers across England organise 5,000 events to celebrate our fantastic history and culture. It's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE to explore.

10th Moreton Beer Festival
Friday & Saturday, September 8-9
Moreton-in-Marsh Cricket Club

Jane Austen Festival
Friday, September 8, to Sunday, September 17
Annual festival in the city of Bath.

Frampton Country Fair
Sunday, September 10
Held in 30 acres of beautiful parkland of Frampton Court Estate, this is one of the last truly traditional country fairs. Over 400 trade stands, three display rings and so much to see and do.

Broadway Food Festival
Sunday, September 10, 10am-4pm
Broadway Village Green
Featuring artisan food producers, cooking demos by local chefs and delicious food to go.

Pebworth Party In The Park
Sunday, September 10, from 12 noon.
Pebworth Village Hall Green, CV37 8XA
Fun-packed afternoon with traditional and modern village fete activities including cow pat bingo, egg splat and the Pebworth Mile Race.

Blenheim Palace Horse Trials
Thursday, September 14, to Sunday, September 17
Three-day eventing in the magnificent grounds of Blenheim Palace.

Painswick Church Clypping
Sunday, September 24
Local children wear flowers in their hair, join hands and embrace St Mary’s parish church.


Ed Byrne - Spoiler Alert
Thursday, November 30, 8pm
Cheltenham Town Hall


Milton Jones is Out There
Thursday, December 7, 8pm
Cheltenham Town Hall
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