HERE are our top events to keep you occupied this week.

Saturday, February 8

The Rhythm Collective - Live

The Queen Vic, Stroud, from 9.45pm.

The Capriol Chamber Orchestra and Alan Brinley Shaw

The orchestra will be taking you on a tour of Scotland and Spain this time, with Alwyn’s Suite of Scottish Dances and Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony. In between these, our soloist Alan Brinley Shaw will take us to Spain with what promises to be a dazzling performance of the Concerto di Aranjuez by Rodrigo.

St Matthews Church, Cainscross, from 7.30pm.

TIP-A-TONE is coming your way!

Bob Marley & Roots Sound: KT88 powered 1970s sound.

Part of the Lick it Back Bob Marley celebration.

From 8pm-2am.

Entry £8 in advance or £10 on the door.

Lansdown Gallery, Stroud.

Live Music – DANADRA

A fusion of semi acoustic guitar and dynamic percussion creating a unique and distinctive mix of bluesy/ Latin/ jazz /indie original material.

Stroud Brewery Bar, Brimscombe, Stroud from 8pm.

Dungeons and Dragons Club

Play Dungeons and Dragons at Dursley Library.

Email: for more details.

Dog First Aid Course - Dursley

A half day course in a relaxed, friendly group of like minded people.

Acheive your Dog First Aid Certificate (based on your full understanding the course content) and learn hands on, up-to-date techniques that could potentially save lives.

North Nibley Village Hall, from 10am-1.30pm.

Cost: £49.50.

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Sunday, February 9

Sing-a-Long-a The Greatest Showman

For anyone over the age of 5, will be screened at 2pm.

Theatre Royal Bath.

Sing-a-long-a Bohemian Rhapsody

Audiences over the age of 15, will be screened at 7pm.

Theatre Royal Bath.

Adam Hills: Work in Progress

Ages 14+.

Join Adam Hills as he takes to the road trying out new material.

Sundial Theatre, Cirencester, from 8pm.

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Monday, February 10

World Circle Dance

Complete beginners very welcome, no partners required.

Every dance carefully taught.

£7 per evening.

Cossham Hall, Thornbury from 7pm.

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Tuesday, February 11

Dial M for Murder

Theatre Royal Bath,

Evenings: Tuesday-Saturday: 7.30pm.

Matinees Wednesday-Thursday and Saturday: 2.30pm.

Thornbury Local History and Archaeology Society meeting

The speaker this month will be Jacquie Rinaldi from the West of England Oral History Partnership.

Her subject is: Valued Voices: Stories of People, Places and History.

Guests are charged £2.50,includes refreshments.

St Mary’s Church Hall, Eastbury Road, Thornbury, from 7.30pm.

How to paint Landscapes with Shape and Rhythm

Portraits from photographs, any medium, including charcoal.

These workshops are for all abilities, and are run by Susanna Gilmore Powell.

£38 per day and includes tea/coffee and buffet lunch.

To book a place call Susanna 01454 773506 or Heather 01454 281375.

Anchor Inn, Thornbury, from 10am-4pm.

Wednesday, February 12

Mid Glos group of Amnesty International monthly meeting

Star Anise cafe, Stroud, from 7.30pm.

Banff Mountain Film Festival 2020 tour

A collection of the world’s best adventure films, starring intrepid explorers on wild expeditions in remote corners of the world.

Town Hall, Cheltenham, also showing on April 28.

Advanced Birder

Get help identifying and ageing a variety of species and learn how to use weather conditions and habitat to get more from your birding.

WWT, Slimbridge, from 8am-12pm.

Tickets/admission : £28.50 per person.

Thursday, February 13

Wings and Wheels Society meeting

When rail enthusiast and photographer Pete Evans gives an illustrated talk titled: The Last days of UK Industrial Steam Locos.

Dursley Community Centre from 6pm.

All welcome, the entry fee to this show is £4.

For further info, please contact Rich: 01453 544489 or Dave: 01453 544348.