Events

March 2024

Every Mon: ARTS & CRAFTS MARKET first Saturday of month 9-5pm. 01285 655645, markets@cirencester.gov.uk http://www.cirencester.gov.uk

Every Mon: CHARTER MARKET 10-4pm. Market Place, Cirencester. Community Services Officer 01285 655646, markets@cirencester.gov.uk http://www.cirencester.gov.uk

Every Mon to Sat: PARISH CHURCH GUIDE-LED TOURS, March to end October, at either 10.45 or 2.30pm. Check website below. Can be booked for groups or societies throughout year at £4 pp. office@cirenparish.co.uk or 01285 650317 http://www.cirenparish.co.uk.

Every Tues: BABY BOUNCE AND RHYME. 10.30am Songs for babies and toddlers (under 5s). Term time only. Cirencester Library, 01285 659813, Cirencester.library@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Every Tues & Sat: TOWN WALKS. 2.30PM Ongoing till October 22nd.  Walks are free but donations are encouraged. Special Bookings may be made for any daylight hour throughout the year on request. Call William Cooper 07922 044442. Civic Society http://www.ccsoc.org.uk/townwalks

Every Wed: STORIES WITH LISA. 10am & 11am. Sensory story time for under 8s. Term time only. Cirencester Library, 01285 659813, Cirencester.library@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Every Fri: CHARTER MARKET 10-4pm. Market Place, Cirencester. Community Services Officer 01285 655646, markets@cirencester.gov.uk http://www.cirencester.gov.uk

Every Fri: ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES MARKET 8am-3pm Corn Hall, Cirencester Market Place.

Every Fri, Sat & Sun: SPRING / SUMMER OPENING – CORINIUM ALES MICRO-BREWERY. We offer you locally brewed award-winning real ales in a bottle, flagon, barrel or cask. 3-7(8)pm. Sun 2-5pm. 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 1st Sat: ARTS & CRAFTS MARKET 9-5pm Corn Hall.

Every 2nd & 4th Sat: FARMERS’ MARKET: 9-2.30pm. Market Place. Community Services Officer 01285 655646, markets@cirencester.gov.uk www.cirencester.gov.uk

Fri 2 Feb: CIRENCESTER PROBUS TALK, 10am St Peter’s Court. Coffee Morning. “Makedo and Bodgeit! (tractor restoration)”, by Alan Ward. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis, 01285 644110 or lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Fri 2 Feb: “A WINTER’S TALE” RAILWAY STEAM IN WINTER an illustrated talk by Ralph Ward about steam in winter, for the Cirencester Railway Society. The Bingham Library. The Waterloo. Starts 7.30pm. Visitors welcome £4.00. www.cirencesterrailwayscociety.org.uk

Sat 3 Feb: WILLOW CRAFTING WORKSHOP CIRENCESTER LIBRARY 11-1pm. Explore the wonders of willow and learn all about this amazing plant and it’s uses. Come and join Linda (from Tump Willows) in this fun and relaxed session where you can create hearts and flowers ready for that special person. Age 16+. £10 per person. The Waterloo, Cirencester GL7 2PZ, 01285 659813, cirencester.library@gloucestershire.gov.uk

Sun 4 Feb: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS Sherston – Easton Grey 6 Miles. Antoinette Moorby 07969 506338. Meet at the Waterloo Car Park, Cirencester, GL7 2PY; 9.15am No dogs except assistance dogs. Details: www.cirencesterramblers.org.uk Visitors welcome.

Sun 4 Feb: BARN CINEMA, 2.30 & 4.30PM WONKA (PG), 7PM ANATOMY OF A FALL (15) (French/German/English with subtitles and break). Full details and times are at barntheatre.org.uk. Tickets from boxoffice@barntheatre.org.uk 01285 648255 or online

Sun 4 Feb: TETBURY GOODS SHED VOODOO ROOM: Join us to celebrate the music of Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Cream with the Voodoo Room trio. 6pm. Tickets £18 in advance from shed-arts.co.uk

Tues 6 Feb: CIRENCESTER ART SOCIETY DEMONSTRATION. Landscape painting in Pastels byChristine Russell, a member of the Society of Women Artists who has been a professional artist since 1993. She will give a demonstration of a Gloucestershire landscape in soft pastel, her primary medium of choice.  Members £2, non-members £5. Meet Baptist Church, Chesterton 7pm. cirencesterartsociety.com 01285 641630.

Wed 7 Feb: TETBURY GOODS SHED PLAYTIME: Join Ratty and her friends for an introduction to theatre for pre-schoolers and their families. You can all enjoy story-telling, music and puppetry. 10-1pm. £5 a child from shed-arts.co.uk.

Thur 8 Feb: STRATTON PROBUS CLUB, “GLOBAL WARMING, FACT OR SCAREMONGERING” TALK by Ken Ingamells. Host Roger Sleeman. Meet Ciren Golf Club. 9.45am for 10.30am. New members welcome. info John Milner 07836 341550 or stratton.probus@gmail.comwww.strattonprobus.org.uk/

Fri 9 Feb: CIRENCESTER PROBUS TALK, 10am St Peter’s Court. Coffee Morning. “Life of a Galley Slave”, by George North. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis, 01285 644110 or lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Fri 9 Feb: TETBURY GOODS SHED MISS SASHA BLAZE:  Join our favourite drag queen for a night of comedy and cabaret. You can sing along to songs from Abba to Shirley Bassey. 8pm. Tickets £14 in advance from shed-arts.co.uk.

Sat 10 Feb: THE REPAIR CAFE BAPTIST CHURCH Meets monthly at the Cirencester Baptist Church, Chesterton GL7 1YE. 9.30-2pm. We can try to mend toys, clothes, small electricals, household items and bikes. 01285 650281 or facebook.com/cirenrepaircafe

Sat 10 Feb: MACMILLAN CURRY QUIZ NIGHT. At The Bingham Hall, King Street, Cirencester on Starts 7.30pm prompt. Bar and Raffle. Tickets £15, inc curry supper. (Veg curry & Cottage pie options available) From Bingham Hall – info@binghamhall.co.uk, (Card payments can be taken at Bingham Hall), Rosemary Elphick 01285 652914, Jenny Jarvis 07917 037960

Sun 11 Feb: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. Kilkenny. 6.5 Miles.  Yvonne and John Everest 07502 281184.  01451 850504. Meet at Waterloo Car Park, Cirencester, GL7 2PY;  9.15am. No dogs except assistance dogs. Details: www.cirencesterramblers.org.uk Visitors welcome.

Sun 11 Feb: BARN CINEMA, 2.30 (subtitles) & 4.30PM WONKA (PG), 7PM FERRARI (15). Full details and times are at barntheatre.org.uk. Tickets from boxoffice@barntheatre.org.uk 01285 648255 or online

Wed 14 Feb: HYPOCHLOROUS ACID … A DROP OF HOPE? Talk by Dr Hugh Martin and Dr Christopher Wise. Hosted by Cirencester Science & Technology Society at The Royal Agricultural University.7.30pm www.cirenscience.org.uk

Fri 16 Feb: CIRENCESTER PROBUS TALK, 10am St Peter’s Court. Coffee Morning. “Elan Valley”, by Mike Spittle. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis, 01285 644110 or lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Sat 17 Feb: TETBURY GOODS SHED THE BEN HOLDER QUARTET: One of the most exciting jazz violinists in the UK and his quartet will be playing music from the jazz hits of the 20s and 30s. 7.30pm Tickets £15.50 in advance from shed-arts.co.uk.

Sun 18 Feb: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. Baunton. 6 miles.   Morag Masters 01793 751357. 07730 454512.  Meet at Waterloo Car Park, Cirencester, GL7 2PY; 9.15am. No dogs except assistance dogs. Details: www.cirencesterramblers.org.uk Visitors welcome.

Sun 18 Feb: BARN CINEMA, 4.30PM THE BOY & THE HERON (12A) (Japanese with English subtitles), 7PM ONE LIFE (12A) (subtitles). Full details and times are at barntheatre.org.uk. Tickets from boxoffice@barntheatre.org.uk 01285 648255 or online

Mon 19 Feb: THE STEADINGS – A DEVELOPMENT FOR COMMUNITY, HEALTH AND WELL BEING Talk by Peter Clegg, Bathurst Estate. Meet 7 for 7.30pm in Ashcroft Church Hall, Ciren. Visitors welcome £3 per head. Cirencester Civic Society, Details from www.ccsoc.org.uk.

Thur 22 Feb: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. Coates. 4 miles. Kathryn and Steve Meredith 01285 659165. Meet at the Waterloo Car Park, Cirencester, GL7 2PY; 9.15am. No dogs except assistance dogs. Details: www.cirencesterramblers.org.uk Visitors welcome.

Thur 22 Feb: CIRENCESTER NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN EXHIBITION 12pm-8pm at Winstone Learning Centre, Corinium Museum, Park Street, Ciren. Presentations by Consultants Feria Urbanism 1pm, 3pm, 5pm,7pm. Send comments by 17th March. www.cirencesternp.org.

Thur 22 Feb: STRATTON PROBUS CLUB, ” Hans Holbein the Younger: Artist to the Tudor Court ” TALK by Sally Ferrers. Host John Smart. Meet Ciren Golf Club. 9.45am for 10.30am. New members welcome. info John Milner 07836 341550 or stratton.probus@gmail.comwww.strattonprobus.org.uk/

Fri 23 Feb: CIRENCESTER PROBUS TALK, 10am St Peter’s Court. Coffee Morning. “History of Limericks”, by Mike Aggleton. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis, 01285 644110 or lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Fri 23 Feb: CIRENCESTER NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN EXHIBITION 10am-2pm at Winstone Learning Centre, Corinium Museum, Park Street, Ciren. Presentation by Consultants Feria Urbanism 11am. Send comments by 17th March. http://www.cirencesternp.org.

Sat 24 Feb: CIRENCESTER NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN EXHIBITION 11am-2pm at Winstone Learning Centre, Corinium Museum, Park Street, Ciren. (Exhibition only) Send comments by 17th March. www.cirencesternp.org.

Sat 24 Feb: TETBURY GOODS SHED THE BIG BRUNCH BAND: Based in Ashton Keynes the band are a 20+ mix of big band, Latin, film themes and pop. 7.30pm. Tickets £15 in advance from shed-arts.co.uk.

Sun 25 Feb: CIRENCESTER RAMBLERS. Stow on the Wold. 6 miles. Andy Dearing 07930 520506 Meet at the Waterloo Car Park, Cirencester, GL7 2PY; 9.15am. No dogs except assistance dogs. Details: www.cirencesterramblers.org.uk Visitors welcome.

Sun 25 Feb: BARN CINEMA, 4.30PM ONE LIFE (12A) (subtitles), 7PM NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE, VANYA (U). Full details and times are at barntheatre.org.uk. Tickets from boxoffice@barntheatre.org.uk 01285 648255 or online

Wed 28 Feb: ‘PORTABLE MAGIC: 2000 YEARS OF THE BOOK’ The Annual Croome Lecture, by Professor Emma Smith – Hertford College, Oxford. The Archaeological and Historical Society, PARISH CHURCH Cirencester. 7.30pm. Visitors very welcome £3. Contact cahs@cirenhistory.org.uk or go to www.cirenhistory.org.uk.

Wed 28 Feb: 2B OR NOT 2B? AN ILLUSTRATED STORY OF DRAWING. Talk by Lynne Gibson. Meet Baptist Church, Chesterton, GL7 1YE, 6.45 for 7.30pm.  Visitors welcome £8.00. www.theartssocietycorinium.org info@theartssocietycorinium.org

Fri 1 Mar: CIRENCESTER PROBUS TALK, 10am St Peter’s Court. Coffee Morning. “Coventry, Alvis and the Iron Lung”, by Adrian Padfield. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis, 01285 644110 or lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Fri 1 Mar: “RESTORING 76077” – an illustrated talk by Ian Crowder for Cirencester Railway Society. at The Bingham Library, The Waterloo at 7.30pm. Visitors welcome £4 pp including refreshments. www.cirencesterrailwaysociety.org.uk

Fri 1 Mar: CIRENCESTER PROBUS TALK, 10am St Peter’s Court. Coffee Morning. “Makedo and Bodgeit! (tractor restoration)”, by Alan Ward. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis, 01285 644110 or lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Thur 7 Mar: STRATTON PROBUS CLUB, “THE SCIENCE AND SIDE EFFECTS OF SWORD SWALLOWING” talk by Brian Witcombe. Host Richard Smith. Meet Ciren Golf Club. 9.00am Breakfast, Talk 10.30am. New members welcome. info John Milner 07836 341550 or stratton.probus@gmail.comwww.strattonprobus.org.uk/

Fri 8 Mar: CIRENCESTER PROBUS TALK, 10am St Peter’s Court. Coffee Morning. “Marie Claire: Resistance Heroine”, by Peter Seymour. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis, 01285 644110 or lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Sat 9 Mar: PHOENIX GARDENERS COFFEE MORNING Ashcroft Methodist Church, Ashcroft Road, Ciren. 10 – 12 noon. We will have cakes and goods for sale. Please come along! Help make our town a vibrant place to live in and to visit.

Sat 9 Mar: CONCERT: CELESTIAL JOURNEY PASSION & REQUIEM, MALMESBURY ABBEY. Malmesbury Singers present Franck’s Les Sept Paroles and Faure’s Requiem. Singers, soloists and chamber ensemble join forces for a transcendent night of passion and requiem. Tickets £20 adults, £5 students and children, from malmesburysingers.co.uk.

Fri 15 Mar: CIRENCESTER PROBUS TALK, 10am St Peter’s Court. Coffee Morning. “Lost Railway journeys in Gloucestershire”, by David Aldred. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis, 01285 644110 or lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

Fri 22 Mar: CIRENCESTER PROBUS TALK, 10am St Peter’s Court. Coffee Morning. “The Rocky Mountains of North America”, by Geoff King. All welcome. Contact Malcolm Lewis, 01285 644110 or lewismalc26@gmail.com. cirencesterprobus.org

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