What’s on

It’s all happening in Winchcombe

From live music and open gardens, to tea dances, festivals and fundraisers, from shows and cycling to poetry and running – Winchcombe hosts them all.  Find out what’s happening in our town and check our Regular Events panel for details of clubs, classes and gatherings held weekly and monthly.

Tourist Information Centre

Tourist Information Centre

For information on attractions, where to stay and what’s on in and around Winchcombe.

War memorabilia

28 – 29 April

Wartime in the Cotswolds

Wrap up your troubles in your old kit bag and come to Winchcombe and GWSR.

Prescott Car

28 – 29 April

Prescott Speed Hill Climb

British & Midland Championship meeting at Prescott Speed Hill Climb

Victorian May Day at Sudeley Castle

7 May

Victorian May Day at Sudeley Castle

May Day celebration, promising plenty of family fun on bank holiday Monday.

Classic Car

13 May

Prescott Speed Hill Climb Open Classic Car Event

This Open  event is organised by Cleeve Vale Rotary Club who invite classic car owners to “Drive the Hill” or take part in a static display.

Giffords Circus Poster

17 – 21 May

Giffords Circus at Sudeley Castle

Once again, Sudeley Castle is host to this magnificent circus.

Walking Fetsival Poster

18 – 20 May

Winchcombe Cotswolds  Walking Festival

Welcome to the 9th Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival

Winchcombe Festival of Music & Arts

21 – 28 May

Winchcombe  Festival of Music & Arts

Welcome to the Winchcombe Festival of Music and Arts, celebrating the best local bands, groups, artists, poets and writers.

Gemma Hastilo & Fenella Forage Hare

22 May – 9 Sep

Cotswolds AONB Hare Trail

Follow the  art sculpture Trail of over 100 hares and leverets throughout the Cotswolds during the summer months.

Thomas the Tank Engine Poster at GWSR

22-24 June & 15-16 September

A Day Out With Thomas

Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends visit the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway.

Postlip Hall Beer Festival Poster

20 – 22 July

Cotswold Beer Festival

Come along to the Cotswold Beer Festival at Postlip Hall, Winchcombe, a festival of real ale, real food and real friends like no other.

Run Winchcombe

26 August

Run Winchcombe

For all the potential Marathon Runners, Run Winchcombe at Sudeley Castle.

Winchcombe Country Show

27 August

Winchcombe Country Show

Bank Holiday Monday is sorted for all the family at Winchcombe Country Show



Library Club

1st Monday of the month, 11:30am – 12:30pm.  We can provide transport to the library allowing members to choose their own books and meet others.

Computer Buddies

Monday 11:00am – 12:00 noon.  Volunteer computer buddies can offer you help with using library computers.

Citizen’s Advice Sessions

1st Monday of the month, 10am – 12 noon at Abbey Fields Community Centre, run by Gloucester and District Citizen’s Advice Bureau.


North Cotswold Food bank

1pm – 3pm, Cotswold Christian Centre, Gretton Road.

Folk night

1st Tuesday of the month, 8pm – 11pm, White Hart, High Street, free entry.


Baby Bounce and Rhyme

10.30am – 11am, The Library, Back Lane

Tea Dance

Last Wednesday of the month, 2pm – 4pm, Abbey Fields Community Centre, £5 entry.


Winchcombe Country Market

Thursdays, 9am – 10.30am, Guide Hall, High Street.

Health Walk

Thursdays, 10.30am- 11.30am, meet outside the Plaisterers Arms.


Knit and Natter

10am – 12 noon, fun, friendly group, join us for a chat, knit, crotchet and a cuppa at Winchcombe Library, Back Lane.

North Cotswold Food bank

11am – 12.30pm, Cotswold Christian Centre, Gretton Road.



11am – 11.30am for children aged 18 months and over at Winchcombe Library, Back Lane.


11:00 am and 2:30 pm, free, guided town walks around the town, start at the Tourist Information Centre, lasting about an hour. April to the end of October.

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