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The Hewletts Opera: The Marriage of Figaro

Subscription Rooms George St, Stroud

Celebrating 75 Years of Stroud Arts Festival: On 11 December, we’ve invited the Hewletts Opera to Stroud, for an evening performance of The Marriage of Figaro, Mozart’s cherished Opera, a classical masterpiece that has been loved by audiences worldwide since its first performance in Vienna in 1786.

£12.00 – £22.50

Dave Ayre’s Baroque Night – Celebrating 10 Years

Lansdown Hall & Gallery Lansdown, Stroud

Celebrating 10 Years of Dave Ayre's Baroque Night - join us Friday 18th February
Always a fantastic atmosphere, with music that ranges from hauntingly beautiful to exciting and raucous!

The Protecting Veil by John Tavener

St Laurence Church 52 High St, Stroud

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

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

‘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

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 […]