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Connections: The Carducci Quartet & The Dave Ayre Trio with Anthony Burton

Subscription Rooms George St, Stroud, United Kingdom

This exciting, jazz-classical collaboration between the Carducci Quartet and the Dave Ayre Trio perform a joyful, eclectic programme of music representing local heritage and landscape, including pieces by Gloucestershire-born Gustav Holst . A narrative thread from author and producer Anthony Burton draw links with local industry, with mills, canals and railway weaving a web across […]


Peter Pan – A New Musical

Subscription Rooms George St, Stroud, United Kingdom

  SOLD OUT! Peter Pan - A New Musical Hewletts Opera returns to Stroud Arts Festival with a brand new musical based on the enchanting story of the boy who never grew up - Peter Pan! We are thrilled to have this world premiere performance as the highlight of our 76th Festival,  with words written […]

Down in the Valley – Songs of Landscape and Legend

Lansdown Hall & Gallery Lansdown, Stroud

Lisa Fitzgibbon & The PowerFolk Quartet with oration by Adam Horovitz These songs and stories are inspired by the picturesque Slad Valley, composed by Stroud-based singer/songwriter & music producer Lisa Fitzgibbon. They are informed by the life and work of local writer and poet Laurie Lee, whose writing explored our relationship with nature and the […]


Relaxed Opera for Everyone

Subscription Rooms George St, Stroud, United Kingdom

Abigail Sudbury and Alistair Sutherland with The Stroud Arts Festival Ensemble Stroud Arts Festival is dedicated to bringing world-class music to people of any age and background. Some people find it difficult to attend traditional performances of classical music and opera. We are delighted to announce two relaxed performances of a wonderful new production by […]


Silent Film Sunrise – A Song of Two Humans

Lansdown Hall & Gallery Lansdown, Stroud

Lansdown Hall Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927) Director – F W Murnau Elizabeth-Jane Baldry – Harp One of the most revered films of all time, a stunning masterpiece and a pinnacle of craft which belies the resources of the time, Sunrise won the Academy Award for Unique & Artistic Picture at the very […]


Activist Alphabet – An Exhibition of Prints and Poems

Prema Arts Vestry Cafe Bethesda Chapel, South St, Uley, Nr. Dursley, Gloucestershire

  Activist Alphabet at Prema Vestry Arts Cafe An exhibition of alphabet prints from Gloucestershire Printmaker's Co-operative's Christine Felce. Inspiration for the work came from research around the climate crisis and a desire to help.  A mixed media combination of collagraphs, screen printing and letterpress. Open Wednesday to Saturday until 9 December.  The cafes closes […]

Days of Hope

Lansdown Hall & Gallery Lansdown, Stroud

Days of Hope - The Chartists in Stroud Premiere of the community film Days of Hope which focuses on the Chartists in Stroud. Those who marched and held meetings and protests to get the vote for all men in the U.K. On 21st May 1839, a meeting took place on Selsley Common where over 10,000 […]



Cotswold Playhouse Parliament Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Sponsored by Stroud Arts Festival The Cotswold Players present Pressure, by David Haig. An intense real-life thriller centred around the most important weather forecast in the history of warfare. Southwick House, Portsmouth, June 1944: one man’s decision is about to change the course of history. Everything is in place for a pivotal event that could […]


Dave Ayre’s Baroque Night

Lansdown Hall & Gallery Lansdown, Stroud

It's been some months since the last Baroque Night, so we are really delighted that Dave Ayre's Baroque Band of wonderful,skilled musicians is returning to perform on Friday 9 December at Lansdown Hall, Stroud. It's going to be 'all about that bass'! Come and hear some great 400-year-old music featuring some of the best basslines […]


The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge – A Summer Concert

Holy Trinity Church 1 Trinity Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

This June we are thrilled to welcome back to Stroud one of the world's leading university choirs  The Choir of Clare College. Cambridge   Conductor and composer Graham Ross brings us this delightful summer concert with pieces by local composers Vaughan Williams, Holst and Howells along with Purcell, Byrd and many more. The Choir last performed […]