What’s On in Oct 2018

Westonbirt Arboretum – Pots and Paintings 2018 – 29th September to 8th October

10:00 am4:00 pm

The Eeles family returns, their pots are individually decorated with a variety of slips, glazes and colours extensively fired to create these well sought-after pieces. Local artists Gill Ashley and Jenny Riley offer a wide-ranging variety of paintings.


Goods Shed Cinema – A Quiet Place (15) – 4 October

7:30 pm – 9:30 pm


If they hear you, they hunt you

In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.

Knowing that even the slightest whisper or footstep can bring death, Evelyn (Emily Blunt) and Lee (John Krasinski) are determined to find a way to protect their children at all costs while they desperately search for a way to fight back.

Tickets available on the door or online


Tetbury Music Festival – The Dante Quartet – St Marys’ Church – 4th October

7:00 pm

Featuring actor Kevin West, this is a cross between a play and a concert – allowing us to follow Beethoven’s personal and musical journey through his three Razumovsky String Quartets.

Tickets available online or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre.

Tetbury Music Festival – Lecture by Margaret Faultless – Tetbury Goods Shed & Art Centre – 5th October

4:00 pm

Did we always sit still and listen?

We examine the evolution of performance from the audience’s point of view. When did we start sitting quietly and not clapping between movements, and why do Americans give everyone a standing ovation?

Tickets available online or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre

Tetbury Music Festival – Matthew Trusler & Ashley Wass – St Marys’ Church – 5th October

7:30 pm

Matthew and Ashley have been sought-after soloists for over two decades and regularly play as a duo.  To celebrate their 40th birthdays, they will be playing some of their favourite pieces from Prokofiev to Vaughan Williams.

Tickets available online or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre

Tetbury Music Festival – An Afternoon with Sir Thomas Allen – 6th October



Tetbury Music Festival – Benjamin Grosvenor – St Marys’ Church – 6th October

7:30 pm

Benjamin Grosvenor, a pianist who is celebrated worldwide, brings his special insights and distinctive sound to masterpieces spanning three centuries – Bach, Mozart, Chopin, Granados and Ravel.

Tickets available online or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre

Tetbury Music Festival – Festival Service – St Marys’ Church – 7th October

10:00 am

All welcome at the special Festival Eucharist Service.

Tetbury Music Festival – Instruments of Time and Truth – St Marys’ Church – 7th October

5:00 pm

With the Oxford Consort of Voices

Handel’s Oratorio presents a dialogue between allegorical characters. Conducted by Edward Higginbottom with orchestra, choir and soloists.

Tickets available online or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre

Goods Shed Cinema – Call Me By Your Name (15) – 11 October

7:30 pm – 9:40 pm

 In 1980s Italy, a romance blossoms.

Luca Guadagnino’s film is a sensual and transcendent tale of first love, based on the acclaimed novel by André Aciman. It’s the summer of 1983 in the north of Italy, and Elio Perlman, a precocious 17-year-old young man, spends his days in his family’s 17th century villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading, and flirting with his friend Marzia.

Elio enjoys a close relationship with his father, an eminent professor specializing in Greco-Roman culture, and his mother Annella, a translator, who favor him with the fruits of high culture in a setting that overflows with natural delights.

Tickets on the door or online


Goods Shed – Dursley Male Voice Choir with Elisabeth Irvine – 12th October

7:30 pm

The Dursley Male Voice Choir will be performing along with guest soloist Elizabeth Irvine a varied programme that will please all tastes. It will include music from West End Shows, including a rousing medley from Paint Your Wagon, together with well-known numbers especially arranged for male voices, including two songs written by Paul McCartney. This will be contrasted with John Rutter’s “For the Beauty of the Earth” and some pieces written especially for the choir.

Tickets £12 from the Visitor Information Centre and online.

Tetbury Art Society Autumn Sale – The Market Hall – 13th and 14th October

10am – 5pm

Admission Free


Tetbury Goods Shed – Elvis in Trouble @ The Goods Shed – 13th October

7:30 pm9:45 pm

Darren Boyce is a truly talented performer, with vocals to match and that unmistakable Elvis tone. His sound, moves and authentic costumes (made by none other than B & K Enterprises and The Lansky Brothers, tailors to the King himself) are guaranteed to transport you back to some of the greatest moments of the king’s career.

Performing with his live band ‘Trouble’, he performs all the classic tracks to 100% authenticity.

Early Bird Advance Tickets Cost £18.50. On the Door on the Night Tickets will cost £20.50. Tickets available online or in person from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre

WoolOvers Sample Sale – 17th October

10:00 am4:00 pm

We have 100% natural knitwear from just £10. Treat yourself to a new Cashmere jumper or stock up on your presents in time for Christmas.

More information from or ringing 0345 073 1040

Tetbury Community Choir Concert – St Mary’s Primary School – 17th October

7:30 pm

The Tetbury Community Choir will be performing at St Mary’s Primary School to raise funds for the school.
Tickets £5 from the Visitor Information Centre or contact John Saynor on 07713 629312.


A Box of Delights – Exhibition at The Great Oak Hall, Westonbirt Arboretum – 17th to 22nd October

Work by Gilbert, Helen, Sean & Rebecca Crawford.

Textiles, Furniture,Paintings, Puzzles, Jewellery, Photography & Wirework.

Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 4pm

Monday 10am – 3pm


Goods Shed Cinema – Film: Spitfire (PG) – 18 October

7:30 pm – 9:10 pm

£5 – £17

Inspiration of a nation

The story of the fighter plane and pilots that helped win the Battle of Britain,  Spitfire is a cinematic, epic, sweeping tale of determination, vision and courage.

It is the story of an aeroplane that was forged in competition, shaped as the war clouds gathered and refined in the white heat of combat – going on to become the most famous fighter aircraft ever made.

Tickets on the door or  online

Break in to Tetbury Police Museum – Saturday opening – 20 & 27 October
Free Admission
Children always welcome
Monday-Friday 10am – 3pm
63 Long Street,Tetbury GL8 8AA

Westonbirt House and Garden Open Day – 21st October

11:00 am4:00 pm

Westonbirt House and Gardens are the creation of successive members of the Holford Family, most noted Robert Staynor Holford who founded Westonbirt Arboretum and also stocked his garden with exotic plants. Guided tour of Westonbirt House (now a school) on the hour from 11am to 4pm, booking not required, please report to reception.

Entry £10 includes tour of house and entry to garden. More detail Tel 01666 881373 or

Westonbirt Charities Fair – Westonbirt School -23rd and 24th October
10am – 5pm

A great day out!
130 stalls with high quality gifts,fashion,food and more.
Open Gardens * Restaurant and Cafe * Reindeer Hunt *Activity Club
Free parking

In aid of Home-Start Stroud District and other charities

£8.50 on the door or £7.50 if booked online.

Longfield Tetbury Supporter Group Film Night – “Going in Style” – Goods Shed – 24th October

7pm for 7.30pm

Joe, Willie and Albert, 3 pensioners living in New York lose their pensions when the company they worked for is bought out. Joe witnesses a bank robbery and is inspired…..

Tickets £9 to include a glass of wine.

Available from Tetbury Longfield Shop, committee members or Barbara Ball 01666 504656

Goods Shed Cinema – The Happy Prince (15) – 25 October 

7:30 pm – 9:10 pm


The untold story of the last days of Oscar Wilde

Written, directed-by and starring Rupert Everett, A Happy Prince charts the final stage in the tragic times of Oscar Wilde, a person who observes his own failure with ironic distance and regards the difficulties that beset his life with detachment and humour.

Tickets available on the door or online

Coopers Antique and Decorative Art Fair – 26th, 27th, 28th October

11:00 am pm4:00 pm

Held at Westonbirt House 3 miles from Tetbury, the Cotswolds Decorative, Antiques & Art Fair offers a wide variety of pieces for collectors, home furnishers, interior designers and anyone looking for unusual decorative accessories.

Tetbury Goods Shed – Comedy Club – 27 October 

8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Yet more hilarity, mirth and merriment than you can shake a (rather large) funny stick at!

The Goods Shed Comedy Club returns with Britain’s got Talent semi-finalist and comedian of the year 2017, Nick Page and everyone’s favourite funny footwear, The Scottish Falsetto Sock Puppet Theatre. All compered by the delightful James Loveridge.

Advance “Early Bird” tickets cost £9.50.  On the door on the night, the ticket price will be £10.50

WW1 Memorial – Tetbury Army Cadet Force – 29th October

5:00 pm7:00 pm

Tetbury Army Cadets have been working hard to create a memorial to commemorate the centenary of the end of World War 1 for everyone to go along and see along with a selection of informative displays about the Army Cadets.

Located at the ACF Hut, Trading Estate, Cirencester Road, Tetbury between 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

‘Vertigo’ and the birth of computer animation – 31st October

7:30 pm9:00 pm

A talk by Richard Stamp PhD. on how a WWII surplus computer in a Los Angeles garage sparked off today’s electronic effects industry

Doors open 7pm. – Shed Talks Series. One-hour talk followed by Q&A. Tickets £8 (Students £5) from the Visitor Information Centre and online.

Rapunzel – Sherston Drama Group – Wed 31 October to Sat 3 November
Sherston Village Hall
Matinee Saturday at 2.30pm
Adults £8
Child/Concs £6.50
incl non-alcoholic refreshments
Tickets : Sherston Post Office or Box Office 01666 840092


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