October 2017 onwards What's On Listings

In and around Cirencester

Every Fri and Mon: Charter Market – from 9am to 3pm. Next to the church in the Market Place.  Suzie Lew, Cirencester Market and Events Officer 01285 655646 / 07460 441227  suzie@cirencester.gov.uk  www.cirencester.gov.uk

Every Fri: Corinium Ales microbrewery, Cirencester, Gloucestershire. We offer you locally brewed award winning real ales in a bottle, flagon, barrel or cask. Open every Friday 13.30 to 17.00. Unit 1a, The Old Kennels (aka "the doghouse"), Cirencester Park, GL7 1UR. Call Lucy on 07716 826467. hello@coriniumales.co.uk. coriniumales.co.uk

Every Fri and Sat: Full Force at Force Brewery Tap Room Fri: 1400-2100, Sat: 1200-1800.  Pints at £2.50. Ale and music. at Unit 2, Global Business Park, Wilkinson Road, CIRENCESTER, GL7 1YZ. 01285 719495 www.forcebrewery.com

Every 2nd and 4th Sat: Farmers’ Market – from 9am to 3pm. Next to the church in the Market. Suzie Lew, Cirencester Market and Events Officer 01285 655646 / 07460 441227  suzie@cirencester.gov.uk  www.cirencester.gov.uk

Wed 3 Jan: Ashton Keynes Rural Cinema. Film show 1st Wed of month. Tickets £4.00, on door or in advance from AK village shop or White Hart pub. 7 for 7.30 start. Large screen and bar. Info and film details Daphne 01285 861541

Thur 4 Jan: FESTIVAL OF WINTER WALKS.  Cirencester Ramblers. If your New Year’s Resolution is to star, or to continue walking, our short walk in the “Ramblers Festival of Winter Walks” is a country walk to Arlington and Ablington before returning via Arlington Row.   Fairly level route with two short inclines.  3.5 miles. Travel £2.  Alan Cook 01285 861603/OTD07927 384340. Meet at the Travelodge Cirencester Hotel car park, Burford Road (A429), Cirencester at 9.15am for a 9.30am start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details www.cirencesterramblers.org.uk.  

Sat 6 Jan to Sun 11 Mar: Exhibition, Methods of Making. Mon-Sat, 9-5pm; Sun 10-4pm. New Brewery Arts will house an exhibition of British furniture which brings together eight contemporary British designers and explores the different materials, concepts and making processes used in contemporary furniture. NBA, Brewery Court, Cirencester, GL7 1JH. Newbreweryarts.org.uk

Sun 7 Jan: Cirencester Ramblers. From Guiting Power to Naunton via fields, tracks and country lanes previously walked by the Saxons, Knights Templers, Le Poers and three Frenchmen!!! 5 miles.  Travel £3.  Sue Bruton 01285 657222 OTD 07813 287362.  Meet at Waterloo Car Park at 9.15am for a 9.30am start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details www.cirencesterramblers.org.uk.

Wed 10 Jan: Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Launch of 2018 Business Awards 6-8pm at Corinium Museum. Drinks, nibbles and presentation. Please register your place through our website. Please bring a guest, all visitors welcome. First two visits are free. Membership starts from £40 per annum.  To register go to www.cirencesterchamber.org.uk. Any queries to Claire Wardell Secretary info@cirencesterchamber.org.uk or call 07896 297738.

Thur 11 Jan to Sun 4 Feb: Forms. Exhibition by Mark Masters. My work concerns itself with the physical act of walking in the landscape. Roots dug from the soil, twigs, broken wood, dead plants and flowers all fall under the artist’s eye and take on a life of their own. Part machine, part organism, armatures and cogs, rusted or shiny metal surfaces, thorns and blades all interconnect to create a hybrid abstraction of a perceived reality. Free admission. All art works for sale. Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, GL7 2BX. 01285 655611. www.coriniummuseum.org

Thur 11 Jan: My Cousin Rachel Corinium Cinema 7pm. A dark romance, 'My Cousin Rachel' tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. Based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier. £6.25 pp, £5.25 concs. Run time: 1 hr. 46 min.   (12A) Booking recommended. 01285 655611 www.coriniummuseum.org

Fri 12 Jan: “Peregrine Falcon: Ecology, Biology and Population dynamics”, an illustrated talk by Steve Watson for the Gloucestershire Naturalists’ Society, 7.30, Watermoor Church Hall, Cirencester (see www.glosnats.org/diary for directions). Members free, Visitors £1. Refreshments. Contact Ken Cservenka on 01285 656480.

Sun 14 Jan: Cirencester Ramblers. A walk from Seven Springs to Devils Chimney and then back through Ullenwood and Coberley  We should get fine views over Cheltenham. 6.5 miles Travel £3.  Phil Gearing 01285 855851/OTD07593 522772. Meet at Waterloo Car Park at 9.15am for a 9.30am start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details www.cirencesterramblers.org.uk.

Wed 17 Jan: Talk: “Wildlife Experiences” by Malcolm Brownsword. The Upper Thames and Ridgeway National Trust Association meet at Highworth Community Centre, The Dormers, Highworth, SN6 7PQ  2:30 pm. Tea/Coffee and biscuits. Visitors welcome. £2 members, £3 visitors. Further info Bill Osborne. jandbozzy@gmail.com

Thur 18 Jan: Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Meeting 7.15 till 9am at The King’s Head Hotel, Market Place, Cirencester, GL7 1NW. Places are limited so booking essential. Chamber membership starts from £40 per annum.  Go to www.cirencesterchamber.org.uk. Any queries to Claire Wardell Secretary info@cirencesterchamber.org.uk or call 07896 297738.

Thur 18 Jan: Ciren Belles meeting. Speaker. Open to all women in Ciren. Meet 3rd Thurs of month upstairs at Somewhere Else, 7.30 for 8pm.  Further info Rev Katie Richardson (revkatie@cirenparish.co.uk) or Vikki O’Keeffe (vikki.okeeffee@gmail.com) or call 01285 659317.

Sun 21 Jan: Cirencester Ramblers. From Nailsworth we walk to Ruskin Mill and up to Tiltups End before using Ledgemoor Bottom to Avening, returning above Gatcombe Park and through Hazel Wood. Some steep climbs.  9 miles.  Travel £3.  Marion Preston 01285 654904/OTD 07854179541.  Meet at Waterloo Car Park at 9.15am for a 9.30am start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. www.cirencesterramblers.org.uk. 

Sun 21 Jan: Tea-time Concert with the Bristol Ensemble at Christ Church, New Market Road, Nailsworth, GL6 0DQ at 3pm. Schubert Octet. "one of the greatest chamber works ever composed". Tickets £10 on the door. Further information at www.bristolensemble.com      

Mon 22 Jan: "Through the prism-designing Maggie’s Cancer Centres” an illustrated talk by Tim Mars at The Salvation Army Hall, Thomas Street, Cirencester, GL7 2AX at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome £3.00pp-visit www.ccsoc.org.uk for more information.

Wed 24 Jan: Macmillan Natter & Chatter Coffee Mornings.  4th Wed of every month. Everyone welcome.  A great way to meet new friendly faces.  Drop in at the Toro Lounge, Cricklade Street, Cirencester, 10-12pm for a coffee and a chat.  Stay as long as you like. Bring along your friends.  Info from Jenny Jarvis on 07917 037960.

Wed 24 Jan: "Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts" an illustrated talk by Dr. Janina Ramierez at the Baptist Church, Chesterton Lane Cirencester . GL7 1YE  at 7.30pm Visitors welcome £5pp free parking and refreshments from 6.45pm.Visit www.coriniumdfas.org.uk for more information.

Thur 25 Jan: Stratton Probus Club.  New members are welcome to join us for coffee at 9.45am followed by a talk entitled The History of the Telephone.  We meet at the Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road, GL7 7BH).  For further information please contact Paul Collins on 01285 653293

Thur 25 Jan: AQIVA (Friends of Amphitheatre, Querns Woods & Four Acre Field) Meeting (4th Thursday evening each month) 7pm, at Chesterton Primary School. If interested, contact Alison, aqivasec@gmail.com 01285 651765.

Thur 25 Jan: Recent Discoveries at Llanthony Secunda Priory. Evening Lecture with Martin Watts (Cotswold Archaeology). 7-8.30pm. Cotswold Archaeology has a long history of involvement with the medieval Priory of Llanthony Secunda in Gloucester, most recently as part of the HLF-funded sustainable redevelopment project on behalf of the Llanthony Secunda Priory Trust. The work has revealed insights into the use, construction and development of these buildings, prior to their conversion into a 21st-century interpretation centre. Join Martin Watts to hear about the archaeological excavations and new discoveries that have been made. Cost: £6.75 per adult, £5.75 for season ticket holders. Booking recommended. Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, GL7 2BX. 01285 655611. www.coriniummuseum.org

Fri 26 Jan: Rekindle Academy Meeting.  At The Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, GL7 6JS.  11.00am to 2.30pm. Lunch included.  Members £5 on door. First and second time Non Members are £20.  All welcome. Enqs: Virginia Stourton 07799 066464 / 01285 720833, info@rekindleacademy.co.uk  Book at www.rekindleacademy.co.uk

Fri 26 Jan: Quiz including a Fish and Chip supper to be held at Watermoor Church Hall, 7 for 7.30pm. Please bring your own drinks. There will be a raffle with all proceeds donated to Longfield. Tickets £10, available from Chrissie on 07815 877451, or from the Longfield shop, Bishops Walk. Hope to see you then.

Sat 27 & Sun 28 Jan: Rural Cinema 2.15pm. The Corinium Museum takes part in the Rural Cinema Scheme. Films are released approximately 4-6 weeks in advance. For film titles contact the Corinium Museum or visit our website. Cost: £5.20 per adult, £4.40 concession. Booking recommended.  Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, GL7 2BX.  01285 655611. www.coriniummuseum.org

Sun 28 Jan: Cirencester Ramblers. Cowley and Stockwell with extensive countryside views.  Mostly leisurely walking apart from a steady uphill route out of Cowley.  5.5 miles.  Travel £2.  Alan Cook 01285 861603/OTD07927384340  Meet at Waterloo Car Park at 9.15am for a 9.30am start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details at www.cirencesterramblers.org.uk.

Sun 28 Jan: The Greyhound Pub Quiz is on the last Sunday of each month with some great prizes and a guaranteed fun night for everyone. Starts 8.30pm. The Greyhound Inn, Siddington. 01285 653573. www.thegreyhound-inn.co.uk