These are our top pick of events happening this week.

Saturday, October 12

This is This Country - book signing

Meet Charlie and Daisy May Cooper, the genius siblings behind the BAFTA winning comedy and get a signed copy of This Is This Country: The official book of the show!

Octavia’s Bookshop, Cirencester, from 11.30am.

Sarah Gillespie and Phil King

Malmesbury Acoustic Sessions and The Blue Tone Sessions present; Sarah; renowned for mixing blues, folk & jazz with her streetwise poetic lyrics and Phil; who has a beautiful, soulful singing voice; deft skills at playing the guitar and the capacity to write elegantly worded and powerful songs.

Abbey House Gardens, Malmesbury, from 7.30pm.

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Shadow Boxes in Paperclay: workshop

£70 to take part.

Victoria Works Studios, Stroud, from 10am-4pm.

Email: or;

call 07970 224470 to book.

Mother’s Rise Up Banner Relay

A family-friendly event for raising awareness of the current climate crisis.

Face painting and singing at The Beacon, march through town then sit for story-telling, singing and guest performance from ‘Sing Your Heart Out Stroud’ choir, bring a picnic.

Everyone is very welcome.

The Beacon, Stroud, from 11.30am.

Sunday, October 13

Stillness, Reflection, Connection

Join the Thornbury Quakers for a taster session

There will be a half hour silence followed by three people sharing their reasons for attending Quakers, after this ask them some questions.

The Chantry: The Slymbridge Room, from 10.30-11.30am.

Tetbury Art Society: autumn sale

Come and browse the artistic talents of the local populous and perhaps find just the picture you’ve been looking for!

The Market House, Tetbury, open from 10am-5pm.

Admission is free.

Monday, October 14

Children’s Pumpkin Trail

Find the pumpkins hidden around the museum and older children who find them will answer questions relating to the spooky season.

Corinium Museum, Cirencester, from 10am-4pm.

£1.50 per child, includes a prize.

Tuesday, October 15

Baby and Child First Aid

Two hour course from 6.30-8.30pm.

The Chantry Centre, 52 Castle Street, Thornbury

More details,

£20 per person.

British Lung Foundation Support Group

The support group is run by members, with talks and advice from health professionals.

Meetings are held from 2.15-3.15pm.

Armadillo Youth Venue & Cafe, Yate

For more details please call Christine on 07973 637273.

Wednesday, October 16

YaDAG Lecture: Roman Villas

Archaeology and Occupation with John Smith.

£3, no need to book,

Yate Heritage Centre, Church Road, 7.30-9pm.

Tetbury Film Society: The Guilty (15)

Doors open at 7pm, guests £6.