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The Protecting Veil by John Tavener

St Laurence Church 52 High St, Stroud, United Kingdom

An extraordinary and rare opportunity to experience a Devotional Concert of Tavener’s The Protecting Veil performed by the internationally acclaimed duo, cellist Kathryn Price and organist Charles Matthews. Not to be missed

Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro – A Relaxed Performance

Subscription Rooms George St, Stroud, United Kingdom

We are delighted to present an afternoon of extracts from Mozart's masterpiece with Abigail Sudbury, soprano, and Alistair Sutherland, baritone, and live accompaniment from an ensemble of musicians led by our very own Dave Ayre. This is a special performance for people who have difficulty attending standard scheduled concerts. In a relaxed performance there is […]


A Thread Of Light

Museum in the Park Stratford Park, Stroud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

‘A Thread of Light – three generations of kiln-cast glass artists’ From 1st May – 12th June 2022 The Museum in the Park in Stroud will host  A Thread of Light, an exhibition bringing together the work of nine leading British glass artists, joined by two renowned international artists. Collectively their work can be found […]



Sponsored by Stroud Arts Festival Stroud Theatre Company presents Flux, a  brand new play by first time young writer, Chloe Philp. The near future. A Flux has arrived. Forced into lockdown in Battersea Dogs Home two volunteers, Luci and Antonia, wait to be released…. An exciting new play from a powerful young voice. Presented as […]

Hands on Harps: Harp and Story Festival

Lansdown Hall & Gallery Lansdown, Stroud

Friday 30 September – Sunday 2 October 2022 The first-ever Harp and Story Festival will connect the harp with its bardic and folk roots. There will be performances, workshops to learn new skills and vibrant, fun engaging stories and workshops for children. Spread between Lansdown Hall, St Lukes Therapy Centre, Selsley Common, Stroud Brewery Loft […]

SubVerse presents: Stroud Poetry Slam

Subscription Rooms George St, Stroud, United Kingdom

Sponsored by Stroud Arts Festival Join hosts Sara-Jane Arbury and Elvis McGonagall for an energetic evening of good verbal vibrations as worldly wordsmiths take the page onto the stage to compete for points that lead to prizes! In this popular contest, brave bards air their own poems in a bid to reach the hearts and […]


Art Exhibition – Connections

Lansdown Hall & Gallery Lansdown, Stroud

This year’s Stroud Arts Festival Art Exhibition is curated by Lansdown Gallery Curator, Jessy Plant. The week-long show brings us a ‘variety biscuit box’ (to quote Jessy) of visual artists’ and their perspective on Connections between people and places, music, movement, stories, maps and the landscape.  In this exhibition some of these artists know each […]

David Le Page – Celebrating Ralph Vaughan Williams

Subscription Rooms George St, Stroud, United Kingdom

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 […]


“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 […]