Local events in Cirencester and beyond
April/May - Cheltenham Jazz Festival
With over 20,000 music fans getting in the festival swing every year, Cheltenham has become one of the country’s best loved jazz festivals.
May - Lechlade Music Festival
Award-winning, family-friendly music festival, held in the beautiful Cotswolds market town of Lechlade, alongside the River Thames.
From May to September - Giffords Circus
A magical, musical, village-green circus that tours all round Gloucestershire, the South West and beyond throughout the summer.
June - Cheltenham Science Festival
Celebrating new frontiers and the disruptive thinkers who work at the edges of human ability and understanding.
July - The Cotswolds Show & Food Festival
Whether you're a foodie, music fan, animal lover or shopaholic – Cirencester’s Cotswold Show has something for everyone!
July - Royal International Air Tattoo
Few events can rival the intensity, drama and spectacle on offer at the world’s greatest airshow – held at RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire.
July - Cheltenham Music Festival
Established in 1945, Cheltenham Music Festival is one of the most prestigious music festivals in the world.
July - WOMAD Festival
Charlton Park, Malmesbury, is home to the international arts festival WOMAD that celebrates the world’s many forms of music, arts and dance.
August - Phoenix Festival
Bands, solo acts, duos, choirs, good food and the exceptional vibe of the great people of Cirencester.
October - Cheltenham Literature Festival
For ten days every Autumn, Cheltenham is transformed into a literary lover’s dream as over 600 of the world’s finest writers, actors, poets and leading opinion formers help celebrate the joy of the written word.