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 15.00 to 18.00. 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 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 2nd and 4th Sat: Farmers’ Market – from 9am to 3pm. Next to the church in the Market. Cirencester Market and Events Officer 01285 655646 / 07460 441227 suzie@cirencester.gov.uk  www.cirencester.gov.uk

Fri 1 Mar: Cheese & Wine (and Puddings) Evening hosted by Mothers’ Union. Talk by Lynne Tembey (past president of MU Worldwide) who will share her experiences of families around the world. We look forward to many interesting stories! 7pm for 7.30pm at Boutflour Hall, RAU, GL7 6JS. All welcome. RSVP for catering shellaineann@gmail.com or 074 212 85100.

Sat 2 Mar: Paternal Mental Health Course for health professionals.  Footsteps Counselling & Care will be running the course, tutored by Mark Williams (founder of International Father’s Mental Health Day), to enhance the knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting the mental health of fathers. This interactive day will include exercises, scenarios and group work. 9:30am – 4pm, at 2&6 Therapy Rooms, Wainbridge House, Shepherd Road, Gloucester, GL2 5EL. £55 for qualified profs, £45 for trainees. Lunch and refreshments.  Tickets: from Eventbrite or email emma@footstepscandc.org.uk. footstepscandc.org.uk.

Sat 2 Mar: Quiz and Cake event, 2.30pm at Ashcroft Church.  £5 per person - come as a team or join a team on the day.  In aid of Ashcroft Community Centre. Ring Anne on 01285 860291 or email office@ashcroftchurch.org.uk to book, or tickets at the door. 

Sun 3 Mar: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS.  Head west from Victoria Inn, down into the valley near Sheepbridge Farm. Return by the stream into Eastleach Martin then up into Eastleach Turville. 6 miles.  Travel £3. Marian Preston 01285 654904 / OTD 07854 179541. Meet Waterloo Car Park 9.15am for 9.30am start.  RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. cirencesterramblers.org.uk.

Wed 6 Mar: Talk: The Secrets of the Honeymoon by Valerie Threlfall. Cirencester Ladies Probus welcome visitors. 10am at the Parish Centre, Gosditch Street. Coffee from 10.00am, talk starts 10.30am. The meeting closes around 11.45am. Info from Sandra Dent, Chairman- 01285 -850144.

Wed 6 Mar: Spotlight on the Kingscote Mosaic, Gallery Talk with Emma Stuart, 2.30-3pm. The Kingscote Mosaic was discovered with archaeology that points to a very rich villa outside of Cirencester. Hear about the dig, the archaeology and the symbolism on the mosaic. If you remember the dig or took part in it, bring along your own memories to share.  £3, £2.50 members. Booking recommended. Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, GL7 2BX. 01285 655611. www.coriniummuseum.org

Wed 6 Mar: 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 7 Mar: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. Figure of eight walk in Stanton Country Park and surrounding area.  Woodland, parkland and Stanton Fitzwarren village. (near Kingsdown, Swindon.)  4 miles. Travel £3.  Alan & Linda Cook 01285 861603 / OTD 07927 384340. Meet at Travel Lodge, Cirencester 9.15am for 9.30am start.  RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.

Fri 8 Mar: “My Priorities for the District Council” Talk by Cllr Tony Berry, Leader of CDC at Cirencester Business Club Breakfast Meeting at Royal Agricultural Uni, Bathurst Wing. 8-9.30am. Tea, coffee and breakfast from 7.45am. £15 on arrival. To book, text Lynn Hilditch 07715 567802 or email businessclub@gremian.co.uk. www.facebook.com/CirencesterBusinessClub/

Fri 8 Mar: “Rock and a Hard Place”. Play commissioned by Gloucestershire Quakers in aid of Gloucestershire’s ONLY Women’s Refuge. Talented teenager Kayleigh sinks into cycle of inescapable domestic abuse until helped to find a way out. Performance at the Sundial Theatre, Cirencester on International Women’s day. Suitable 17+. Tickets £7.50, Concs. £5.00, Students FREE. www.sundial-theatre.co.uk

Sat 9 Mar: In aid of the Village Hall floor repairs A relaxed, friendly approach to singing, for absolute beginner or experienced singers – pop, folk, gospel & world music pieces taught by ear – no need to read music, word sheets provided Start 10am + finish 4pm in the Ashton Keynes Village Hall All welcome but limited number of places so please book early Tickets @ £30 – Full + £25 Concession + £10 child (ages 10 and above) Includes light refreshments – BYO lunch Tickets available in the Village Shop & online at www.ashtonkeynesfestival.net For more information, contact Neil Burston (07834 709037 or neil@burston.net)

Sat 9 Mar:  Crazy Nails with the Corinium Players Guitar Ensemble. Sundial Theatre 7.30pm. The CRAZY NAILS French duo, making their debut performance in the UK, are hugely successful solo classical guitarists, who bring life to music from Mozart to McCartney.  A crazy journey of emotions with a zest of madness. Hosts, the Corinium Players, will be celebrating their 20thAnniversary this year and will be performing an eclectic selection of pieces.  £14 (£12 Con) tickets from: www.ticketsource.co.uk/Sundial.

Sun 10 Mar:CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. Past Witcombe Roman Villa and the reservoirs and then climb Cotswold escarpment to Barrow Wake. Follow Cotswold Way up Cooper's Hill and downhill to the cars. 10 miles. (Strenuous).  Travel £3. Richard Holmes 07726 566609. Meet Waterloo Car Park 9.15am for 9.30am start.  RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.

Sun 10 Mar: Spine Workshop by The Body Workshop Pilates. Bingham Hall, King Street, Cirencester. Change the way your spine feels and learn simple exercises to do daily. 10-1pm. Thebodyworkshop.net/workshops. Call 01285 655446.

Sun 10 Mar: Bristol Ensemble Tea-time Concert 3:00 pm, at Christ Church, Newmarket Road, Nailsworth. GL6 0DQ. Tickets £10 on door. Ludovico Einaudi: Excerpts from In A Time Lapse, Devenire and Elements. Einaudi’s luminous, emotive and effortlessly lyrical music entrances its listeners and creates a feeling of space and calm. This features excerpts from three of his best-selling albums. 

Wed 13 Mar: Behind the Scenes: Ruins of Medieval Cirencester, 11-12pm. Talk with Heather Dawson at the Museum Resource Centre, Northleach. A unique opportunity to explore the museums reserve collection. Learn about the history and splendour of Cirencester’s Medieval Abbey through our vast collection of stone artefacts discover during the Abbey Excavations in the 1960s. £7, £6 members. 10 people max.For more details & to book, please contact the museum. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org  

Wed 13 Mar: Arts Society Cirencester CULT OF THE PACIFIC FROM COOK TO GAUGUIN speaker Leslie Primo to be held in the Royal Agricultural University lecture hall from 2.00-3.00 pm registration from 1.15 pm.  Come for your first visit as our guest. Ring 07707 506411 or contact info@ascirencester.org.uk to book.

Wed 13 Mar: UTRNTA Talk “Rosemary Verey & Herbs for Healing”. The Speaker is Davina Wynne-Jones, daughter of Rosemary Verey. Lechlade Memorial Hall, Oak St., GL7 3AY at 2:30pm. £3 members, £4 visitors including Tea/Coffee and Biscuits. Details: jandbozzy@gmail.com

Wed 13 Mar: Listening Heart Friendship Group, meets 2nd Wed of month, choice of two locations, Elm Grove Nursing Home at 4.30-6.30pm or the Bothy, Ashcroft Road at 7- 8.30pm. For anyone who has suffered a bereavement, divorce, loss of a job or any other loss. Call Dulcie on 07964 290933 / info@positiveclarity.co.uk

Wed 13 Mar: Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Networking Meeting 6-8pm at Cirencester Growth Hub, RAU, Stroud Road, Ciren GL7 6JU. Please bring business cards and a guest! Visitors welcome. First two visits free. Register at cirencesterchamber.org.uk. Membership from £50 per annum.  Enqs Claire Wardell Secretary info@cirencesterchamber.org.uk / 07896 297738.

Thur 14 Mar: Stratton Probus Club. New members are welcome to join us at Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road GL7 7BH) for coffee at 9.45 followed by a talk entitled “The Cotswolds and the work of Voluntary Wardens” by John Heathcott.  For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email stratton.probus@gmail.com.

Thur 14 Mar: The Shape of Water, Corinium Cinema, 7pm.  From master story teller, Guillermo del Toro, comes 'The Shape of Water' - an other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. Cert: 15. Run time: 2 hr 03 min. £6.50, £5.50 conc. 01285 655611. coriniummuseum.org  

Sat 16 Mar:Spring is in the Air, celebrating the art of singing and dance by BelCanto Voice Studio and Ballyhoo Dance & Theatre School in Rodmarton Village Hall at 7.00pm, Tickets £6.00, in aid of the Pied Piper Appeal. For tickets & enquires 01285 654591.  

Sat 16 Mar: Serenade to Music. Highly acclaimed Cotswold chamber choir CANTORES and regular String Ensemble and organist Julian Elloway. A varied programme conducted by John Holloway. Works include the Kyrie from Haydn’s Nelson Mass, Vivaldi’s setting of the Magnificat, Handel’s organ concerto ‘The Cuckoo & the Nightingale’, 3 works by Latvian composer Ēriks Ešenvalds and the title work by Ralph Vaughan Williams. At Holy Trinity Church Minchinhampton 7.30pm. Tickets £15 via www.cantores.net, Andrew 07800 737078 or on door. Concs. available.

Sun 17 Mar: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. From Old Rail Yard, Tetbury pass by Duchy Home Farm and farms that supply barley to Stroud Brewery. Return route via disused railway line.  7.5 miles. Travel. £3. Sarah Wood 01453765683 / OTD 07956 861346. Meet Waterloo Car Park 9.15am for 9.30am start.  RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. cirencesterramblers.org.uk.

Sun 17 Mar:Open mic night at Tetbury Goods Shed, third Sunday of month. For singers, musicians and poets. Licensed bar. Call MC Heather Bristow to reserve time slot 01666 503946 or email h.bristow@yahoo.co.uk. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £5 payable on door or ­­­--from shed-arts.co.uk or 01666 505496. Check website for all events.

Mon 18 Mar: Civic Society AGM followed by "Facing up to the future-the story of Horton Court" and illustrated talk by Colette Cuddihy. at the Salvation Army Hall, Thomas Street Cirencester GL7 2AX at 7.00pm (talk starts at 7.30pm) Cirencester Civic Society. Visitors welcome £3.00pp Please visit our website www.ccsoc.org.uk for more information.

Wed 20 Mar: Cirencester YOUTH MARKET organised by E4 and Cirencester Town Council. An eclectic market, hosted by Cirencester’s young entrepreneurs and business people. Great shopping, delicious food and live performances. 10.30 to 2.30pm. Traders from Cotswold area 30 years and under, can book at cirencester.gov.uk/youth-market

Thur 21 Mar: Cirencester Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Meeting 7.15 till 9am at The Kings Head Hotel, Market Place, Cirencester, GL7 2NR. £8.50. To book and pay go to www.cirencesterchamber.org.uk. Chamber membership starts from £50 pa.  Queries to Claire Wardell Secretary info@cirencesterchamber.org.uk or call 07896 297738.

Thur 21 Mar:  Watermoor House Cream Tea in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Watermoor Road, GL7 1JR. 3-5pm. Home-made cakes and a raffle. Organised by resident Betty Young who previously hosted lunches at her house in Purley Road, raising over £1,000 for Macmillan each time! Please pop in to support this marvellous lady.

Thur 21 Mar: Ciren Belles, Bringing women together. Speaker and chat. Meet 3rd Thurs upstairs at Somewhere Else, Castle St, 7.30 for 8pm. For more info contact revkatie@cirenparish.co.uk or Facebook: @CirenBelles

Thur 21 Mar: Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Italian production by Villa in Canto. One night only, in Aid of Macmillan Cancer Support at 7:30pm on at the Parabola Arts Centre in Cheltenham, GL50 3LH. Tickets from Eventbrite.co.uk £18.50, Concs. £15.50.

Thur 21 Mar:  Talk on Orchids at SIDDINGTON with PRESTON WI. Tom Price, a member of Cheltenham and District Orchid Society, has been growing Orchids for 22 years and has a collection that runs into nearly a thousand plants.  He will talk about growing and caring for them.  Visitors and guests welcome. Tea, biscuits and raffle. At the Elizabeth Way Community Room Siddington at 7.30pm.  Call Ann 01285 641469 for more info.

Sat 23 Mar: Serenade to Music. Highly acclaimed Cotswold chamber choir CANTORES and regular String Ensemble and organist Julian Elloway. A varied programme conducted by John Holloway. Works include the Kyrie from Haydn’s Nelson Mass, Vivaldi’s setting of the Magnificat, Handel’s organ concerto ‘The Cuckoo & the Nightingale’, 3 works by Latvian composer Ēriks Ešenvalds and the title work by Ralph Vaughan Williams. At Cirencester Parish Church 7.30pm. Tickets £15 via www.cantores.net, Andrew 07800 737078 or on door. Concs available.

Sat 23 Mar: Wiltshire’s own, The Magnificent AK47 reunite with Cornish songstresses, The Gulls to perform at Tetbury Goods Shed, GL8 8EY 7.30-10pm £12.50 Tickets: shed-arts.co.uk

Sat 23 Mar: The Ultimate Commitments and Blues Brothers Experience at 7.30pm. Tickets: £19.50 (£17.50). 01242 258002 | www.bacontheatre.co.uk. The Bacon Theatre, Dean Close School, Hatherley Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6EP

Sat 23 & Sun 24 Mar: 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. £5.60, £4.80 conc. Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, GL7 2BX. 01285 655611. www.coriniummuseum.org

Sun 24 Mar: The BIG QUIZ NIGHT In aid of Paternoster House Amenity Fund. At The Talbot Inn, Victoria Road, Cirencester. 5.30pm for 6pm start. £3 per person, pay on the night. No more than 6 per team.

Sun 24 Feb: Open Mic Sunday 7.30pm at Tetbury Goods Shed, for singers, musicians and poets. Performers please telephone Heather Bristow on 01666 503 946 to book your time slot. TICKETS £5.00 from shed-arts.co.uk or 01666 505496.

Wed 27 Mar: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 27 Mar: Positive Clarity Anxiety Support Group meets 4th Wed of month at the Bothy, Ashcroft road at 7- 8.30pm. All sufferers of anxiety and stress welcome. Call Dulcie on 07964 290933 / info@positiveclarity.co.uk

Wed 27 Mar: AGM and "The photographs of Horace Nicholls, the world's first true photojournalist" an illustrated talk by David Mallinson at The Baptist Church, Chesterton Lane Cirencester GL7 1YE at 7.30pm. Free parking and refreshments- visitors welcome £7.00pp. The Arts Society Corinium, www.theartssocietycorinium.org.uk

Thur 28 Mar: Stratton Probus Club. New members are welcome to join us at Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road GL7 7BH) for coffee at 9.45 followed by a talk entitled” The life and Work of Rudyard Kipling” by Mike Bottomley.  For further information contact David Birch 07967 665430 or email stratton.probus@gmail.com.

Thur 28 Mar: Roman Gardens, Evening Lecture with Cherry Hubbard, 7-8.30pm. Pliny the Elder wrote that there was a certain sanctity to a garden... In this talk Cherry explores the legacy of the Romans in our gardens, how they created peaceful spaces in the midst of their homes, how they used their plants for food, drink, decoration, medicine and dyes. We look at the primary sources, mosaics, frescos, pollen and seeds. What did they bring with them and what has survived 2000 years on?   Cherry Hubbard is an engaging professional interpreter of social and domestic history with much experience in public speaking with a wide-ranging demographic. Topics ranging throughout history, but with a WW1, Tudor and Roman specialist knowledge. £7, £6 members. Booking recommended. 01285 655611. www.coriniummuseum.org

Thur 28 Mar: AQIVA (Friends of Amphitheatre, Querns Woods & Four Acre Field) Meeting (Committee meet 4th Thursday each month) 7pm, at Chesterton Primary School. If interested, contact Alison, aqivasec@gmail.com 01285 651765.

Sat 30 Mar: Vienna Festival Ballet, Giselle at 5.00pm. Tickets: £19.50 (£18.50) Child £14.50 01242 258002 | www.bacontheatre.co.uk. The Bacon Theatre, Dean Close School, Hatherley Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6EP

Sun 31 Mar: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. From Great Bedwyn follow Kennet and Avon Canal to Crofton Pumping Station, there leave canal to visit a working windmill before heading back through woodland. 7 miles. Travel £4. Bob Scott 07807 936674. Meet Waterloo Car Park 9.15am for 9.30am start.  RA Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.

Sun 31 Mar: Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Mother’s Day Cinema Screening with Tea & Cake, 2.15pm. Join us to celebrate Mother’s Day with this 1961 classic. A young New York writer sponsored by a wealthy woman falls in love with the charming, impulsive and eccentric call girl that lives next door. Based on a story by Truman Capote. Starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. Tea and cake will be served during the interval. £15, £12 conc. Booking recommended. 01285 655611. www.coriniummuseum.org

Sun 31 Mar:The Greyhound Pub Quiz is 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.

Tues 2 Apr: Phoenix Gardeners Coffee Morning 10.30-12pm at Bingham House. Fundraising for plants for the tubs and baskets the volunteers plant throughout the town. There will be a cake sale as well as some to eat with the coffee. Donations of cakes or plants are welcome. Further details from phoenixgardeners@gmail.com or 01285 657696.

Sat 6 Apr: Concert with Cirencester Male Voice Choir, Radcliffe-on-Trent MVC and soprano Erin Hughes at Cirencester Baptist Church, starting at 7.30 pm. Tickets available from Cirencester Visitor Information Centre (by Museum), www.cirencestermvc.co.uk, or on the door – adults £10, under 16s free. In support of Longfield Hospice.

Sun 7 Apr: ‘Spring Forward’ Show with The Cricklade Band at the Town Hall, Cricklade at 7.30pm. A concert of new season music you’ll know and love, with the up-and-coming musicians of BandAcademy doing their bit too. Watch for the posters and Facebook details - tickets are just £6, available from Cricklade’s Council Office or McFarlane Sales & Lettings in the High Street. Details Paul Hewer hewerrobbie@btinternet.com.

Mon 15 Apr: Louis Pearl, The Amazing Bubble Man at 2.00pm. Tickets: £12.50 (£10.50). 01242 258002 | www.bacontheatre.co.uk. The Bacon Theatre, Dean Close School, Hatherley Road, Cheltenham, GL51 6EP

Sat 27 Apr: Come & Try Dinghy Sailing at Bowmoor Sailing Club, GL7 3DT, 10.30-3.30pm. Free and open to all. Bowmoor helms will take you out on the lake. Bring change of clothing and a towel! Chat to our members – all ages. Social & competitive sailing, Windsurfing, Open Water Swimming, Paddle Boarding, RC Boats and Canoeing. RYA training courses for beginners. Coffee, cakes and lunch available to buy. Sign up at www.bowmoor.co.uk/

 

Sat 27 Apr: Jumble Sale on at Bibury Village Hall organised by Team Kings & Co, 2.00- 3.30pm, in aid of Cirencester Relay for Life for Cancer Research UK. Free entry for all. Refreshments available to buy. If you would like to donate any items for the sale please contact Sandra Walker on 07539 412968 to arrange collection.

Sat 18 May: Concert by Cirencester Philharmonia Orchestra at the Bingham Hall Cirencester at 7:30 pm

Sat 25/ Sun 26/ Mon 27 May:  5th Lechlade Annual Vintage Rally & Country Show at Langley Lane, Clanfield, Oxon.  OX18 2RZ. Starts 10am each day. Cars, Motor Cycles, Commercial Vehicles, Collections, Miniature Steam, Tractors, Models, Craft, Fun Fair, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting, `Time out` Animal Sanctuary, Parrots and more. Displays, shows, stalls, trade stands, food and refreshments. Parking FREE. `All weekend` camping for visitors FREE.  £4.00 Adults. £2.00 Concs. Under 16s Free (With paying adult.). Profits supporting 12 charities. www.lechladecollectorsclub.co.uk, info@lechladecollectorsclub.co.uk