Elsewhere in Stroud

Discover the inventions that put Stroud on the map with the Made in Stroud: Incredible Inventions half term trail at the Museum in the Park. Running from 11th-19th February, you’ll find out how the lawnmower, the adjustable spanner, plastic made from milk and ground-breaking animations were just some of the ground-breaking inventions which began in Stroud. (museuminthepark.org.uk)

Film buffs rejoice as the Stroud Film Festival hits screens this March. Running from 5th-19th March, at venues across the town and beyond, the festival will screen several premieres as well as the classic animation, Animal Farm, which was made in Stroud. There will be the chance to meet film directors and explore film-making through a fully interactive series of events. (stroudfilmfestival.org)

Clear the diary in April for SITE17, Stroud Valleys Contemporary Arts Festival. Presenting the work of over 460 artists in 78 sites across the Stroud Valleys during the whole of April, the annual SITE event provides new and established artists with a platform to present new work. (sva.org.uk)