What’s On in October

Cinema@The Goods Shed

3 Oct       Only You (15)

10 Oct     Aladdin (PG)

17 Oct      Rocketman (15)

24 Oct     Sometimes Always Never (12)

31 Oct     Shaun of the Dead (15)


Cut To The Chase – Tetbury Goods Shed – Wednesday 2 October to Sunday 3 November

11am – 3pm Wednesdays – Sundays (Closed Mondays & Tuesdays)
An exhibition of woodcut prints and oil paintings by Nat Morley                                                                                

Highgrove – Pam Ayres: The Nation’s Favourite poet – Thursday 3 October

To celebrate National Poetry Day, enjoy an audience with Pam Ayres before indulging in a delicious 2 course lunch or a three course champagne tea and a guided tour of the Royal Gardens.

Includes a signed copy of her new book “Up in the Attic”


Malmesbury Abbey – Passacaglia – Saturday 5 October

7:30 pm

This ensemble specialises in music from the baroque era, played in authentic style on recorders, flutes, violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord.

Their repertoire encompasses music by many of the great composers from the 17th and 18th centuries including J S Bach, Handel, Rameau, Couperin, Telemann and Vivaldi – and a good helping of music by lesser know, but equally interesting and significant composers.

For more information visit the Passcaglia website.

Tickets £18.00 (Students £5.00) from Abbey Bookshop or online.

Woodchester Mansion – Saturday 5 & Sunday 6 October

Tours of the North Range. 11am to 5pm

These parts of the building are the preserve of the bats during the spring and summer months when public access cannot be permitted.

See for more details.


Art Exhibition – Barn Owl Gallery – Tuesday 08 October to Saturday 19 October

10 am – 4 pm Tuesdays to Saturdays

High Street, Dursley (Opposite Iceland)

Helping to promote World Mental Health Awareness Week in association with the Independence Trust and Connexus

Free Entry Contact Lisa on 07812395319 or 01453 767999 for further details.


Writers at The Goods Shed – Wednesday 9 October

7:00 pm

Authors Ali Bacon, Jean Burnett and Kerry Postle have teamed up to provide writing events focusing on historical fiction.

Tickets £4 – Pay on the door.


Taize in Tetbury – St Mary’s Church – Thursday 10 October

8:00 pm

A Christian service of songs and prayers. All welcome.


Tetbury Goods Shed – Dursley Male Voice Choir – Friday 11 October

7:30 pm9:45 pm

The Dursley Male Voice Choir will be making a return visit to the Tetbury Goods Shed following a successful and enjoyable concert here in 2018. The choir’s wide repertoire will again be on display with music from shows, classical arrangements, some sacred pieces and much that has been specially arranged for this choir.

Tickets £11 in advance from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre or online.


Didmarton Rural Cinema – RocketMan – Friday 11 October

Film Starts 7:30 pm

Young Reginald Dwight changes his name to Elton John and collaborates with singer-songwriter Bernie Taupin to become one of the most iconic figures in pop history. Set to his most beloved songs, it’s the epic musical story of Elton John, his breakthrough years in the 1970s and his fantastical transformation from shy piano prodigy to international superstar.

Doors open at 6.30pm with cash bar – Film show starts at 7.30pm
£4 on the night OR Tickets £3.50 in advance from Jenny Body email or telephone 01454238358


Sherston Arts Festival – Friday 11 to Sunday 20 October

Art  & Photo Exhibitions, Flower Displays, Scarecrow Trail, Festival Concert and more.

Winter Wanderland – 12th  and 13th –  windows will be decorated all weekend with a special light-up trail from 6.30pm – 9pm.

For more info see


Tetbury Art Society – Autumn Sale – Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 October

10am – 5pm at The Market House, Tetbury
Come and browse the artistic talents of the local populous and perhaps find just the picture you’ve been looking for!
Admission FREE

Tetbury Goods Shed – The Ironmasters – Saturday 12 October

7.30pm – 11pm

At the top of the English Ceilidh scene for the last 25 plus years the Ironmasters are one of the most influential English ceilidh bands who play their own brand of traditional music and original compositions with a distinctive style.

Tickets £11 in advance  online.

On the door £12.50


Highgrove – Talking Food – Tuesday 15 to Saturday 19 October

Celebrate all things food. Each speaker event will include a tour of the Royal Gardens and either a seasonal 2-course lunch or a three-tiered champagne tea.

Talks include Angela Hartnett, Laurent-Perrier, Richard Berinet, Jekka McVicar, Adam Henson and Anton Mosimann.

Please note: Raymond Blanc events are sold out.


St Mary’s CE VA Primary School OPEN DAY – Wednesday 16 October

9:30 am
If your child is due to start school in September 2020 come and meet our Caring, Curious and Courageous Learning Family!
For further information visit our website

Tetbury Film Society – Dolphins Hall – The Guilty (15) – Wednesday 16 October

7:30 pm prompt (Doors at 7 pm)
Members FREE, Guests £6.00 each
For membership details just go along on the night and speak to Carol or visit the website

Cotswold and Cornish Cream – Sherston Arts Festival – Friday 18 October  

7:30pm at British Schoolroom, Cliff Road, Sherston

An audio visual presentation by Martin Fry (Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society)

Tickets £8 to include refreshments

Further details and ticket information at


Whole Lotta Led – Tetbury Goods Shed – Saturday 19 October


Join one of Britain’s leading Tribute Bands as they celebrate 50 years since the release of the great rock album Led Zeppelin II

Early Bird tickets £18 from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre or online


The Chalford Band – Sherston Arts Festival – Saturday 19 October

7:30pm at Holy Cross Church, Sherston

The Festival Concert – Experience the variety of the modern brass band repertoire, something for everyone, young and old…

Licensed bar.

Sponsored bt the Jack Lane Trust.

Tickets: Advance £10, On the door £12, Under 16 £6

Further details and ticket information at


Wessex Week – Malmesbury, various Locations – Saturday 19 to Sunday 27 October

Music, talks, walks, storytelling and Anglo-Saxon fun!

See for full details of events and ticketing.


Brewery Band – Malmesbury Abbey – Saturday 19 October

7:30 pm

Part of the Wessex Week celebrations, join the Brewery Band for an evening of laughter and dance. Bar available.

Tickets £15.00 to include a Ploughman’s supper from Athelstan Museum or on-line (booking fee applies)

For further details please visit


Open Mic Night – Tetbury Goods Shed – Sunday 20 October

7:30 pm

Taking place on the third Sunday of every month, Tetbury Goods Shed welcomes singers, instrumentalists and spoken word artists to come along and ‘do their thing’!

Call Heather Bristow on 01666 503946 to reserve your time slot.

£5.00 on the door. For full details please visit


Tetbury Film Society Special Charity Screening – Dolphins Hall – Sully: Miracle on the Hudson(12A) – Wednesday 23 October

7:30 pm prompt (Doors at 7 pm)
In support of Longfield Hospice.
Tickets £9 (to include a glass of wine) available from the Longfield Charity Shop on Long Street or Barbara Ball on 01666 504656
For membership details just go along on the night and speak to Carol or visit the website

The Big Lions Quiz Night – Great Tythe Barn – Friday 25 October

Tickets are now on sale for this fun evening with a chance to make some good money for charity while making new friends too. Tables of 8 are the ideal size.

Tickets £12.50 to include some wine and nibbles. Via email



Woodchester Mansion Halloween Party – Saturday 26 October

7.30pm to midnight.

Spooky Fancy Dress only – prize for best costume

Bar, Disco & Hot Food

Over 18s only

Please see for ticket details.


Tetbury Goods Shed – Keith James the Songs of Leonard Cohen – Saturday 26 October

7:30 pm10:00 pm

Keith James in concert bringing you the songs of Leonard Cohen – these remarkable songs – stripped back, desolate, naked and sensual

Enigmatic and mysterious, songwriter Leonard Cohen was an unflinching character, with an exact sense of prose, coupled with a wry humour.

Advanced Tickets £15 from Tetbury Visitor Information Centre or online.


1016 And All That – Sherston Holy Cross Church – Saturday 26 October

7:30 pm
What Happened After The Battle of Sherston? – A talk by Heather Flack sharing her research and revealing the surprising twists and turns of Edmund Ironside’s life following the battle in Sherston where Edmund fought the Danes in 1016.
Tickets: Adult £10, Child £5 includes refreshments. Available from Sherston Post Office Stores or Pam Pickthall on 01666 841072 or on the door.
All proceeds will go to the upkeep of the church.

Tetbury Goods Shed – Shed Talk – London to Broadway and Back – Wednesday 30 October

7:30 pm
Judith Dimant talks about her years as a producer for one of the world’s most renowned touring theatre companies.
Tickets £5 – £8 on the door.

Spooky Cellars at Woodchester Mansion – Tuesday 29 October to Sunday 03 November

Children’s event, charges will apply.

See for details.


Nailsworth & District Flower Arrangement Society – Autumn Into Christmas – Wednesday 30 October

7:30 pm (Doors open from 6:30 pm)
Sibly Hall, Wycliffe College, Stonehouse, GL10 2AF
By area demonstrator Andrew Lloyd.
Tickets £10 to include a glass of wine and light refreshments.
Contact Linda Foreman 01453 758496 or Denise Gasan 01453 824076.
Also available from Clair Francis Hair Design, Cossack Square, Nailsworth.

Westonbirt Shopping Fair – Westonbirt School – Wednesday 30 & Thursday 31 October

10:00 am – 4:30 pm
Supporting local charities. Further information at

Aladdin – Sherston Village Hall – Wednesday 30 October to Saturday 02 November

Wednesday to Friday: 7:30 pm
Saturday: 2:30 pm & 7:30 pm
Presented by Sherston Drama Group this family favourite will have you polishing your lamps. Ohhh no it won’t, Ohhh yes it will!!
Fully licensed cash bar.
Fancy dress competition for children on Thursday 31 October during the interval.
Tickets: Adult £8.00, Child / Concession £6.50 available from Sherston Post Office or Box Office 07970111601

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