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.

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Monthly Commencing 12 September – 19 March

Winchcombe Museum Winter Talks Programme

A series of monthly talks, Thursday afternoon, at the Methodist Church Hall

Olivia Chaney at Postlip

29 February

Olivia Chaney at Postlip

A chance to see Grammy-nominated singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Olivia Chaney.

The Cheltenham Festival

10 – 13 March

The Cheltenham Festival

Be a part of the extraordinary atmosphere created at the Home of Jump racingat The Cheltenham Festival.

Winchcombe Live Blues Weekend

27 – 29 March

Winchcombe Live Blues Festival

Winchcombe Live provides a great atmosphere for both musos and audience alike.

Great Little Chick Hunt

4 – 19 April

Great Little Chick Hunt

Find over 100 Easter chicks hidden around Sudeley Castle.

Fish and Chips Special Train

Various Saturday’s 18 April – 19 September

Fish & Chips Special Train

 ‘The Cheltenham Fryer’, will be offering a leisurely evening ride through the Cotswold countryside.

Spring Homes and Garden Fair

23 – 26 April

Spring Homes and Gardens Fair

Indoor and outdoor furniture bargains, decorative accessories, gifts, fashion items and more at Sudeley Castle.

GWSR Wartime in the Cotswolds

23 – 26 April

Wartime in the Cotswolds

Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag, and smile, smile, smile, at GWR.

Prescott Speed Hill Climb

25 – 26 April

Prescott Speed Hill Climb

A fantastic weekend for the first round of the British Midlands Championship.

Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival

15 – 17 May

Winchcombe Cotswolds Walking Festival

A fantastic 3 day walking event, set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Charingworth Court Open Garden

16 – 17 May

Charingworth Court Open Garden

A relaxed country style garden with Japanese influences.

Winchcombe Festival of Music & Arts

18 – 25 May

Winchcombe Festival of Music & Arts

Bringing live music and arts to Winchcombe with wonderful performers and artists.

Stanway Fountain & Water Garden

17 May & 16 August

Stanway Fountain & Water Garden

One of the most interesting Baroque water gardens in Britain with 300ft fountain.

The Hooley - Giffords Circus

21 May – 1 June

The Hooley – Giffords Circus

Join Giffords Circus on their 20 anniversary year at Sudeley Castle.

Winchcombe Open Gardens

14 June

Winchcombe Open Gardens

Can you be part of Winchcombe Open Gardens?



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


Move it or Lose it

11:30 BeSocial@theCentre

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



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


Guided Town Walks

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.

Re-Engage Tea Party

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


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