July 2018 What's On Listings


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. Suzie Lew, Cirencester Market and Events Officer 01285 655646 / 07460 441227  suzie@cirencester.gov.uk  www.cirencester.gov.uk

Sun 1 Jul: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS From Highbury estate Tetbury around the area followed by Annual Strawberry Tea (members only).  4.5 miles.         Travel £2.  Meet Waterloo Car Park 1pm for 1.15pm start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome.   Mike Bailey 01666 577755 / otd  07870 976315.  Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.  

Sun 1 Jul: Unveiling of the Abbey 900 Mosaics by Norman Arch, and Burying the Time Capsule 2pm near Abbey 900 tree, both in the Abbey Grounds, Ciren. Please come along to share this community event!

Tues 3 Jul: SUCCEED at Ciren Sixth Form College. 5-8pm. An Open Event for 2018 Freshers, Years 11s and 10s. An opportunity to take part in extra curricular and course activities. Browse through student exhibition work. Chat to staff, current and ex students about progression. Listen to talks for parents about support and communication. Register online today at www.cirencester.ac.uk.

Tues 3 Jul: AQIVA working party by Amphitheatre 6.00 - 8.00pm. Meet at the scout hut car park on Cotswold Ave. Working again at the Obelisk. Tasks: further weeding along path and laying bark mulch to suppress weeds. Pruning hedge by car park, planting 4 large spirea plants. Bring gardening tools and wear stout gloves & shoes. We have some spare equipment. Whether 30 mins or two hours, everything helps. If interested, contact Alison, aqivasec@gmail.com 01285 651765.

Wed 4 Jul: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS North Cerney to Rendcomb and River Churn. Drinks at Bathhurst after. Up Bussage Hill before descending to start.   4.5 miles. Travel £2 Meet Waterloo Car Park 6.15pm for 6.30pm start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Mike Bailey 01666 577755 /otd  07870 976315. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk.

Wed 4 Jul: 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 5 to Sun 29 Jul: Sian Summerhayes Exhibition of artwork inc. original paintings, giclee prints, hand-painted jewellery, homewares and hanging ornaments. Bright and busy, her style is cheerful, colourful and pattern-orientated, inspired by countryside scenes and homely interiors.  Sian is a local artist living and working in the Stroud area. Free entry. Corinium Museum, Park Street, Ciren, GL7 2BX. 01285 655611. www.coriniummuseum.org

Fri 6 Jul:  French Themed Social Evening of Petanque, Drink and Nibbles. Come and join The Cirencester Twinning Association from 8pm, after a Committee meeting 7-8pm at the same venue for anyone interested in joining up.  Email Jo at cirencestertwinning@gmail.com for more details of the social evening.

Sat 7 Jul: Watermoor Primary School Fete 11-3pm.  Amazing raffle prizes and stalls etc plus performances from local children's groups (eg The Young Performers, The Cheeky Feet, and the school choir) – A true community event, bringing ALL Cirencester together.  See the new site - a celebration of our community and everything they new school stands for. 

Sat 7 Jul to Sat 4 Aug: The Rise and Fall of Little Voice at the Barn Theatre, Beeches Road, Cirencester. Tickets from £15.50 from barntheatre.org.uk or call 01285 648255.

Sun 8 Jul: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS Along the canal and steep climb up to Nether Lypiatt Manor.  Travel £2.  Meet Waterloo Car Park 9.15am for 9.30am start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Paul Maidens 01285 652369 / otd 07881 567419. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk. 

Mon 9 to Thur 12 Jul: Billy Elliot The Musical. Cirencester Kingshill School Gym, 7pm. Tickets £8 available from Cirencetser Kingshill School Bank finance@cirencesterkingshill.sch.uk or 01285 651511 ext 280.

Wed 11 Jul: Cirencester Chamber of Commerce AGM & Summer Social 6-8pm at Stratton House Hotel, Gloucester Road, GL7 1BN. Drinks and Nibbles. Please bring business cards and a guest! Visitors welcome. First two visits free. Register at cirencesterchamber.org.uk. Membership from £40 per annum.  Enqs Claire Wardell Secretary info@cirencesterchamber.org.uk / 07896 297738.

Thur 12 Jul:  CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS Along the River Windrush to Swinbrook and Asthall and Widford.   4 miles. Travel £3.  Meet Travel Lodge, Cirencester  9.15am for 9.30am start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Steve Meredith 01285 659165 / otd 07502 281184. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk. 

Thur 12 July: Stratton Probus Club.  New members welcome to join us for coffee at 11am followed by a talk entitled ”Looking at pictures – a personal insight into the Nature in Art collection”.  We meet at the Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road, GL7 7BH).  This meeting will include lunch.  For further information please contact Paul Collins on 01285 653293

Thur 12 Jul: Maudie, Corinium Cinema 7pm. Maudie, based on a true story, is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper. Unexpectedly, Everett finds himself falling in love. Cert: 12. 1 hr. 53 min. £6.50 pa, £5.50 conc.www.coriniummuseum.org

Fri 13 Jul: Cirencester Singers Summer Concert 6pm at the Cirencester Baptist Church, Chesterton. Come along! Further details and tickets from Suzanne Bishop 07769 725318 or cirencestersingers@hotmail.com

Sat 14 Jul to Fri 10 Aug: Fur & Feathers Photographic Exhibition by local wildlife photographers Tony Banks and Sandie Cox ARPS DPAGB. Malmesbury Town Hall 01666 822143

Sat 14 Jul: Wessex Male Voice Choir Summer Concert with special guests our own Magnificent AK 47, 10 Years on! 7.30pm at Steam, Swindon SN2 2EY. Tickets £12.50 from Central Library, Swindon, also at Steam, or online at www.ticketsource.co.uk/wessex-male-choir or from 01285 869955.

Sun 15 Jul: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS Cockleford to Cowley returning through woods.  6.5 miles. Travel £3.  Meet Waterloo Car Park 9.15 am for 9.30am start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome. Marian Preston 01285 654904 / otd 07854 179541. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk

Mon 16 Jul: Open Day. Meet Dulcie of Positive Clarity at Ciren Chiro Centre, Tetbury Road, Ciren, GL7 6PY. 10am till 5pm, subject to availability. Please call or email to book. 07964 290933 / info@positiveclarity.co.uk.

Tues 17 Jul: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS Bishopstone up the Coombe to The Ridgeway.  3.5 miles. Travel £3. Meet Waterloo Car Park 6.15pm for 6.30pm start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome.  John Bookwood 01285 860407 / otd 07803 707843. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk. 

Wed 18 Jul: RSC Live Romeo & Juliet, Corinium Cinema 7pm. Join us for an RSC Live screening of Romeo & Juliet, broadcast to the Corinium Cinema. What if your first true love was someone you’d been told you must hate? The most famous story of love at first sight explodes with intense passion, but leads all too quickly to heartbreaking consequences. £17 pa, £15 members.www.coriniummuseum.org

Thur 19 Jul: NO BREAKFAST MEETINGS till September! Cirencester Chamber of Commerce. www.cirencesterchamber.org.uk. Chamber membership starts from £40 pa.  Queries to Claire Wardell Secretary info@cirencesterchamber.org.uk or call 07896 297738

Thur 19 Jul:Ciren Belles meeting. 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. Check facebook page for updates.

Thur 19 Jul: Siddington & Preston WI Annual Garden Party. Includes a bring and buy in aid of this year’s good cause, plus raffle and tea and biscuits. Visitors and guests are welcome. Village Hall, Preston 7.30pm.  Please contact Ann on 01285 641469 for more information.

Sat 21 Jul: Discovery to Display, Roman Society Day Excursion 9.30 – 4.30pm. An excursion to find out about current archaeological processes from excavation, to processing the archaeology, and then to final museum deposition and display. Incs. tour of Cotswold Archaeology Office in Kemble, Corinium Museum Resource Centre in Northleach , (bring packed lunch), and finally the Corinium Museum for a talk from Museum Director Amanda Hart. Transport provided. This day excursion has been made possible with support from the Roman Society. £15 pa, £12 members and Roman Society Members. Booking essential. www.coriniummuseum.org

Sat 21 Jul: Tea Time Concert at Church of St John the Baptist in Cirencester on from 2pm.  A selection of easy listening pieces for a summer afternoon from the Corinium Players Guitar Ensemble. Cream teas will be served after the concert. Raffle for a a Dyson V8 Animal vacuum cleaner! More information at www.coriniumplayers.com

Sat 21 Jul: Annual Preston Village Fete 2-4pm in the pretty gardens of Church Farm. Music by Salvation Army Band.  Many stalls include books, white elephant, plants, nearly new clothes, toys, tombola etc. Milk the Cow, Archery and Bowls. Fresh bacon butties, ice cream and afternoon tea. Come along and enjoy.  Entry £1.00 adults, children free.

Sat 21 Jul: Indoor Fete in Kemble Village Hall at 3pm. In aid of the Royal British Legion Women’s Section Benevolent County funds. Teas  /Bric a Brac /  Unwanted Gifts /  Raffle  /and much more. Details from Pat Ayres ayrescares50@gmail.com. / 01285 770385.

Sat 21 Jul: Macmillan Cirencester Summer Supper Quiz is at Watermoor Church Hall, 7.30pm. £10.50 inc quiche and salad supper. Bar & raffle. Tickets and info from Rosemary Elphick, gelphick@talktalk.net or 01285 652914 or Jenny Jarvis on 07917 037960.

Sun 22 Jul: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS Lacock to Reybridge and along the River Avon.  Bewley Comon, Bowden Park & Nocketts Hill.  6.5 miles. Travel £4. Meet Waterloo Car Park 9.15am for 9.30am start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome.  Mike Bailey 01666 577755 /otd 07870 976315. Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk

Mon 23 Jul: Adult Drawing Workshop, Festival of Archaeology Fringe 2018 10-1pm. Join us to draw some real Roman and Prehistoric artefact. Drawing material provided or bring your own. A relaxed and friendly workshop with guidance if needed. £15 pa, £12 members. Booking recommended. Suit 16+. www.coriniummuseum.org

Wed 25 Jul: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 25 Jul: “Bhutan-The Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon" an illustrated talk by Zara Fleming. At the Baptist Church, Chesterton Lane Cirencester. GL7 1YE. Doors open at 6.45pm and the talk starts at 7.30pm. free parking and refreshments. Visitors welcome £7.00pp. For more information visit www.theartssocietycorinium.org.uk

Thur 26 July: Stratton Probus Club.  New members welcome to join us for coffee at 9.45am then a talk “Reminiscences of a Concorde Test Pilot”.   We meet at the Cirencester Golf Club (Cheltenham Road, GL7 7BH).  For further information please contact Paul Collins 01285 653293.

Thur 26 Jul: Roman Shields, Family Drop-in, Festival of Archaeology Fringe 2018 10-11am. Make and decorate your own Roman Shield, inspired by the Roman army, to take home. Suit 5+. £2.50 per child, £1.50 members. www.coriniummuseum.org

Thur 26 Jul: Become an Archaeologist, Discovery Zone, Festival of Archaeology Fringe 2018 11-12pm. Have a go at handling real Roman artefacts from our collections, drawing and trying to identify them. Inc. in admission. Free to members. www.coriniummuseum.org

Thur 26 Jul: A Tale of Two Hoards, Afternoon Talk with Kurt Adams, Festival of Archaeology Fringe 2018 2-3pm. Join Kurt Adams finds liaison officer for Gloucestershire, to hear the tale of two remarkable Roman hoards. First the Thornbury coin hoard, then the amazing dog hoard which features a unique standing dog statuette. £7 pa, £6 members. Booking recommended. www.coriniummuseum.org

Thur 26 Jul: AQIVA (Friends of Amphitheatre, Querns Woods & Four Acre Field) AGM Meeting (Committee meet 4th Thursday each month) 7pm, at Chesterton Primary School. If interested, contact Alison, aqivasec@gmail.com 01285 651765.

Fri 27 Jul: Roman Helmets, Family Drop-in, Festival of Archaeology Fringe 2018 10-11am. Make and decorate your own Roman Centurion helmet, inspired by the Roman army, to take home.Create your own protective helmet and wear it with pride, just like a Roman soldier. Suit 5+. £2.50 per child, £1.50 members.www.coriniummuseum.org

Fri 27 Jul: Open Day. Meet Dulcie of Positive Clarity at Ciren Chiro Centre, Tetbury Road, Ciren, GL7 6PY. 10am till 5pm, subject to availability. Please call or email to book. 07964 290933 / info@positiveclarity.co.uk.

Fri 27 Jul: Become an Archaeologist, Discovery Zone 11-12am. Have a go at handling real Roman artefacts from our collections, drawing and trying to identify them. Inc. in admission. Free to members. www.coriniummuseum.org

Fri 27 Jul: Longfield Hospice fundraising committee present a Murder Mystery evening, to be held at St. Peters Hall on Friday the 27th July, tickets £10, to include a simple supper. Please bring own drinks and glasses. Doors open at 7pm, curtain up at 7.30 Teams of 6. Raffle for  Longfield hospice. Tickets available from  the Longfield shop, Bishops Walk, or call Elaine on 01285 652552 or  Chrissie on 07815877451. We are fortunate to have a new play by Howard Gray, The  Snake Haired Goddess Can you work out who dunnit?!!

Sat 27 Jul:  Ashton Keynes Golden Years Trip to WELLESBOURNE MARKET. Biggest market and car-boot in the west. Bargains galore. Clothing, footwear, butchers, pottery, gifts, fantastic food etc. Depart Ellison’s Garage AK 9am, home 5.30pm. Pick up points Cricklade and South Cerney. Tickets £12 from AK Village Hall and Post Office , Tuesdays, or call Brenda Ellison 01285 861719 or Mary Balmforth 01285 860194 for details.

Sat 28 and Sun 29 Jul: 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 pa, £4.80 conc. www.coriniummuseum.org

Sat 28 & Sun 29 Jul: MJ-UK Music and Arts presents Alice in Theatreland, an exciting summer project for young performers under the direction of Cirencester’s international opera singer Maria Jagusz.  Musical fun for the whole family, with Alice characters and other favourites inc. Mary Poppins, Cinderella, Willy Wonka and The Mad Hatter. Bingham Hall Cirencester Sat 28  at 7.30pm/ Sun 29 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.  Tickets from £5, Cirencester VIC, 01285 654180

Sun 29 Jul: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS The Ridgeway, Barbury Castle and Draycot Foliat. 6 miles.  Travel £4. Meet Waterloo Car Park 9.15am for 9.30am start.  R A Dogs Only. Visitors welcome.   Gerry Swallowe 01285 862116 / otd 07985 941784.  Details cirencesterramblers.org.uk

Sun 29 Jul: Cirencester Band performs with Oelixdorfer Musikzug in the Abbey Grounds Bandstand 2.30 - 4.30pm. cirencesterband.org.uk

Sun 29 Jul: 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.

Mon 30 Jul: Iron Age Round House, Family Drop-in 10-11am. This family drop in activity will show you where people in the Iron Age lived.  It will demonstrate the concept of a roundhouse, and give your child a fun takeaway activity to play with at home. It includes an Iron Age man, animals, fire and fish bringing the Iron Age world to life. Suit 5+. £2.50 per child, £1.50 members. www.coriniummuseum.org

Tues 31 Jul: Prehistoric Painting, Children’s Workshop 10.30-11.30am. Release your inner artist, and explore the natural methods that people have been using for the creation of art for thousands of years.  Be prepared to get creative and messy! Be inspired by the cave paintings of animals, hand prints and people. Natural pigments were painted on the rock by ancient artists. Do the same here, learning new techniques to create your own artworks to take home. £5.50 per child, £5 member. www.coriniummuseum.org