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.

The Devil's Violin

22 March

The Devil’s Violin

The eagerly awaited return of The Devil’s Violin – Stolen

Winchcombe Live Blues Weekend

12/13/14 April

Winchcombe Live Blues Weekend

Let’s get the town buzzing with the blues!

The Way of the Cross

19 April

The Way of the Cross

The first time in a number of years a Passion Play has been performed in Winchcombe.

Spring Homes and Garden Fair

25 – 28 April

Spring Homes & Gardens Fair

Spring Homes and Garden Fair returns to Sudeley Castle.

British and Midland Championship

27 & 28 April

British and Midland Championship

A two day event featuring the second round of both of the UK’s premier series of the British and Midland Championship.

GWR Wartime in the Cotswolds

27 & 28 April

Wartime in the Cotswolds

Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag, and smile, smile, smile at this fantastic nostalgic weekend.

Sudeley Castle Joust

11 & 12 May

Sudeley Castle Joust

Which Knight will emerge victorious?

Stanway Fountain

12 May

Stanway Fountain

The restored canal, upper pond and fountain have re-created one of the most interesting Baroque water gardens in Britain.

Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival

17 to 19 May

Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival

The tenth anniversary of the wonderful Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival.

Open Garden Charingworth Court

17, 19 & 22 May

Open Garden – Charingworth Court

A lovingly created relaxed country style garden with Japanese influences.

Cardew's Craft Circle

Various dates commencing 18 May to 22 June

Cardew’s Craft Circle

A show on the group of creative individuals and artists known to Michael Cardew, who set up Winchcombe Pottery in 1926.

Prescott Speed Hill Climb

25 – 26 May

Prescott Speed Hill Climb

La Vie en Bleu / La Vita Rossa / 90th Anniversary event at Prescott Speed Hill Climb.

Winchcombe Festival of Music & Arts

20 – 27 May

Winchcombe Festival of Music & Arts

The best of local bands, groups, artists, poets and writers.


16 – 28 May


Giffords Circus are proud to present Xanadu.

Party at the Castle

6/7/8 June

Party at the Castle

Fabulous summer concerts at Sudeley Castle with top name stars.

Winchcombe Open Gardens

9 June

Winchcombe Open Gardens

Lots of beautiful gardens for your enjoyment.

St Mary's - Open Garden

23 June

Open Garden – St Mary’s

A half-acre sloping garden with remarkable views, on the site of what once was Winchcombe Abbey.

The Gate Open Garden

23 June

Open Garden – The Gate

A beautiful cottage-style garden planted with perennials, annuals, climbers and herbs.

Cotswold Beer Festival

19 – 21 July

Cotswold Beer Festival

This unique festival, run entirely by volunteers, gives the warmest of welcomes to beer beginners and beer buffs alike.

Fantasy Forest Festival

20 & 21 July

Fantasy Forest Festival

A host of costumed characters from around the world visit Sudeley Castle for a weekend of music, fantasy, entertainment and wonder.

St Kenelm Miracle Play & Walk

21 July

St Kenelm Miracle Play & Walk

Would you like to be involved?  We are now looking for new cast members.

Outdoor Cinema Sudeley Castle

23 & 25 August

Outdoor Cinema Sudeley Castle

Let us entertain you, two fantastic films at Sudeley Castle.



Library Club

1st Monday of the month, Winchcombe Library,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.


Baby Bounce and Rhyme

10.30am – 11am, Winchcombe 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.

Walking for Health

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


Knit and Natter

10am – 12 noon & 2pm – 4pm, 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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