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.

Guided Town Walks

17 April – 25 September

Free Town Walks

Short, informative, free walks led by local people who are keen to share Winchcombe’s glorious history.


23 April

The Gate – Open Garden

A cottage style garden in the heart of beautiful Winchcombe.

Open Air Fair at Sudeley Castle

28 April – 1 May

Spring Homes & Garden Open Air Fair

Enjoy a day out with friends at this wonderful shopping event, where the emphasis is on individuality.

Stanway Fountain & Water Garden

15 May

Stanway Fountain & Water Garden

20 acres of planted landscape in early C18 formal setting with one of the most interesting Baroque water gardens in Britain.

Giffords Circus at Sudeley Castle

19 – 30 May

Giffords Circus at Sudeley Castle

Giffords Circus, wilder and more magical than ever.

Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival

20 – 22 May

Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival

Walks showcasing beautiful Winchcombe nestling in the valley, surrounded by an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Open Garden Charingworth Court

20 – 22 May

Charingworth Court Open Garden

A wonderful opportunity to explore this beautiful garden, artistically and lovingly created.

Oak House

15 & 18 June

Oak House – Open Garden

One acre of beautiful garden to delight the senses.

Great British Food Festival

18 – 19 June

Great British Food Festival

Explore new flavours and experiences in this beautiful venue.

St Peter's Church Fete

2 July

St Peter’s Church Fete

Fun filled community event at the beautiful St Peter’s Church


Fantasy Forest Festival

15 – 17 July

Fantasy Forest at Sudeley Castle

Immerse yourself in a world of Fantasy this summer at Sudeley Castle.

Cotswold Beer Festival

15 – 17 July

Cotswold Beer Festival

Award-winning brews and a great atmosphere at Postlip Hall.

Outdoor Theatre at Sudeley Castle

21 July

Outdoor Theatre at Sudeley Castle

See the sparkling, pastoral comedy As You Like It.

Stanway Fountain & Water Garden

14 August

Stanway Fountain & Water Garden

Striking C16 manor with gatehouse, tithe barn and church in 20 acres of planted landscape.

Country Show

29 August

Winchcombe Country Show

Fabulous family fun at the Country Show.

Tour of Britain

9 September

Tour of Britain

This prestigious cycle race speeds through Winchcombe and the Cotswolds.



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.  By appointment – Tel: 01452 527202


Computer Buddies

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


Dance with Parkinson’s & MS

2pm Abbey Fields Community Centre

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.

Walking Football

Monday 3pm Winchcombe Sports Hall


North Cotswold Food bank

1.30pm – 3pm, Encounter Church, 9 Gretton Road, Winchcombe, GL54 5EE


Baby Bounce and Rhyme

10.30am – 11am, Winchcombe Library, Back Lane

Lunch Date

1st Wednesday of the month at the Guide Hall, 12 – 1.30pm, in aid of local charities.  (except March & April when Lent Lunch is running)

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.

Walking Rugby

10:30am Winchcombe Sports Hall


Country Market

2nd Saturday of each month (except January), 9am -12noon, Guide Hall, Winchcombe.

Contact: Pat Grassick, 01242 603124 or Fran Hunter, 01242 620285 or Facebook Page


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


Re-Engage Tea Party

Sunday afternoon gathering for over 75’s.  Transport provided. (16 Feb, 15 March & 19 April)


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