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David Le Page – Celebrating Ralph Vaughan Williams

Subscription Rooms George St, Stroud

David Le Page & The Le Page Ensemble We celebrate the 150th anniversary of composer Ralph Vaughan Williams with a special performance from the Le Page Ensemble. Directed by internationally-renowned violinist David Le Page, who has a long association with English music, this evening of music by Gloucestershire-born Vaughan Williams and his contemporaries features The […]

£18

“Author, Composer, Soldier-of-a-Sort”

Lansdown Hall & Gallery Lansdown, Stroud

Lansdown Hall Written & performed by Jan Carey Director - Michael McCaffery A celebration of the friendship between the First World War poet and composer, Ivor Gurney, and violinist, musicologist and champion of women musicians, Marion Scott. It was to Scott that Gurney sent his music and poetry from the trenches. His writing was coloured […]

£12

Jazz and Poetry Superjam

Lansdown Hall & Gallery Lansdown, Stroud

  Lansdown Hall The Patsy Gamble Jazz Trio and Adam Horovitz  Having last performed together a decade ago at the Nailsworth Festival, the Patsy Gamble Jazz Trio and Adam Horovitz reunite to present a free-flowing night of jazz, poetry and jazz-poetry in which words and music intertwine and play off each other. The trio features […]

£10

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

Subscription Rooms George St, Stroud

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 […]

£20

Peter Pan – A New Musical

Subscription Rooms George St, Stroud

  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 […]

£14.50

Relaxed Opera for Everyone

Subscription Rooms George St, Stroud

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 […]

Free

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 […]

£10

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 […]

£10

Pressure

Cotswold Playhouse Parliament Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire

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 […]

£13