Elsewhere in Stroud: February – March 2016

There’s plenty to keep you busy in Stroud at this time of the year – here’s what we recommend…

Stroud Comedy

Beat the winter blues with some laughter therapy at Stroud Comedy Festival from 2nd-5th March. Laugh Out Stroud combines comedy acts, stand up, music, story telling, and even a form of laughing yoga. Plus, find out if you have what it takes to be a comedian live on stage!
(Wednesday 2nd to Saturday 5th March, based at The Subscription Rooms)


Look at Stroud in a new light on Tourism Day on Saturday 5rd March as part of English Tourism Week. There will be lots of activities taking place in and around Stroud to celebrate, including events at the Museum in the Park, the Cotswold Playhouse and the Cotswold Canals. Discover Stroud’s rich history by joining one of the ‘Origins of the High Street’ guided walks, led by local historian Ian Mackintosh from The Subscription Rooms, or just come and soak up a day of free entertainment and activities including face painting, interactive demos, and raffle.
(Stroud Tourism Day, Saturday 5th March, The Subscription Rooms and surrounding areas)

Elsewhere in Stroud - Stroud Brewery

Uncover some new live talent at Stroud Brewery’s popular Saturday night acoustic sessions. Lose yourself for the afternoon in the brewery’s toasty outdoor space, warmed by the fire of the log burner and the mighty pizza oven. Tuck into one of Velo Bakery’s acclaimed organic sourdough pizzas with a pint or two and sit back to enjoy live acoustic music – bliss!
(Every Saturday night; bar opens at 3pm, pizzas from 5pm, music from 7.30pm, visit stroudbrewery.co.uk for listings)