Here are the listings that were MEANT to go in this week's SNJ (Feb 27, oops!).

Thursday, February 28

Rock and a hard place

A new play is coming to town in aid of Stroud Women’s Refuge.

Kayleigh is a talented teenager whose life should be full of promise, but she finds herself in a cycle of domestic abuse from which there seems no escape.

Subscription Rooms, Stroud

7.30pm to 9.30pm

Tickets cost £7.50

More details 01453 760900

Sherry plus tapas

Tantalise your taste buds with interesting sherries produced from small distilleries from around the world.

St Michael’s, Painswick

7pm to 10pm

Costs £29.99 per person

More details 01452 812712

Friday, March 1

Irish singer

Alongside a selection of favourites from her previous releases, Cara Dillon will be performing material from her new album, ‘Wanderer’.

She recorded it with her husband and musical partner Sam Lakeman.

Subscription Rooms, Stroud

8pm to 10.15pm

Tickets cost £22.50

More details 01453 760900

The Achievers

Blues and roots band The Achievers are returning to where they recorded their debut album, ‘Live at The SVA’.

SVA, Stroud

7.30pm to midnight

Tickets cost £6.75

More details 01453 751440

First man

First Man brings the riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen.

The Painswick Centre, Painswick

7.45pm to 10.30pm

More details 01452 814567

Saturday, March 2

Jumble sale

Books, clothes, toys, and bric-a-brac.

Village Hall, Chalford

10.30am to 1pm

Entry costs 50p

Mosaic workshop

Join mosaic artist Sadie Rowlands to learn the art of mosaic and making decorative birds and butterflies.

You will be taught how to select and cut recycled bone china and assemble onto a pre-cut bird or butterfly shape.

Victoria Works Studio, Stroud

10am to 3pm

Costs £10

More details 07970 224470

One-woman play

Moya Jane Productions brings you ‘asimplelife’, a one woman play exploring the pressures and expectations of modern day society.

21-year-old Grace has recently graduated from university, but what comes next?

Village Hall, Randwick

4.30pm to 5.30pm

Tickets cost £10

More details 07818 446162

Dance band

Vibrant, pulsating and with a huge following nationally, Bedlam are one of the most exciting and highly acclaimed dance bands on the Ceilidh scene today.

Subscription Rooms, Stroud

8pm to 11.30pm

Tickets cost £13 on the door

More details 01453 760900

Open day

Take a tour of a vital service for local families in need: Stroud District Foodbank.

It is opening up the doors of its warehouse to show people what the team gets up to.

Brimscombe Port, Stroud

10am to 12pm

More details 01453 367077

Dog photography

Treat yourself or a loved one to a photo mini shoot of a beloved four-legged friend with Melissa Bastin of Polo Images Photography.

Bell Inn, Selsley

2pm to 5.40pm

Book a 1:1 session with Melissa for up to two dogs for 15 minutes for £20

More details 07980 259533

Frog racing

Gloucestershire Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs and Gloucestershire R.A.B.I. are teaming up to bring you an evening of frog racing.

Come along, place your bets and watch those frogs jump to the end (please note, it is not real frogs).

Community Centre, Eastington

8pm to 11pm

Tickets cost £11.25

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Monday, March 4

Housing project

Interested in co-housing?

Then head to this opening meeting of the Stroud Community Housing Project, which is looking to make that happen.

The Exchange, Stroud

2.30pm to 4.30pm

Free but donation suggested

More details 01453 548830

Ship Inn site

ShIPS - the Ship Inn Project Stonehouse - is a group formed to come up with ideas for the land, arguing it is needed for Stonehouse to make the most of the canal.

They are holding their first AGM where they will discuss the results of a questionnaire.

Woolpack, Stonehouse

7.30pm to 10pm


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Tuesday, March 5

Pancake lunch

Get flipping to raise money towards this village’s town hall - an annual event for several years that always entices passing walkers and cyclists.

Village Hall, Oakridge

12pm to 2pm

Food for £8

More details 07748 684156

Then and now

Woodchester Historical Society are being joined by Tony Conder for a talk on Gloucester’s railways.

St Mary’s Church, Woodchester

7.30pm to 9.30pm

Tickets cost £3

More details 01453 872586