These are our top picks of upcoming events this week.
Friday, September 20
Sparkle Up your Day for Brain Tumour Support
Get together, sparkle up and donate, get messy with glitter, sparkle up at work, wear glittery clothes and jewellery, make-up, nails and beards!
For more details visit braintumoursupport.co.uk/
Phil Beer – Charity Concert
One of the most popular ambassadors for folk and acoustic music, is best known for his partnership with Steve Knightley in folk super-group Show of Hands.
Playing at St Helen’s Church, Alveston, from 7.30pm, to raise funds for the church’s charitable work.
Tickets are £15 from Steve Hitchins on 07760 991297 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Unexpected Journeys – Gloucester History Festival
Endeavour & Windrush: Ships Through Time from 12pm.
Peterloo: The English Uprising from 2pm.
The Spanish Armada from 4pm.
Scriptorium Shorts from 5.30pm
Histories of the Unexpected from 6pm.
Appleasing Hitler from 8pm.
For more details visit gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk
Acoustic Americana, Blues and Country.
Crown & Sceptre, Stroud from 8.30pm, free entry.
Saturday, September 21
Dursley Big Car Boot
Sellers are welcome from 9am, £6 per car, early bird set-up is available.
Near the Police Station, Dursley, 9.30am-3pm.
Running every Saturday up to and including October 5.
Berkeley Festival of Transport Show
Auto Jumble, Club Displays, Stalls and all types of vehicles on show.
£6 admission price for adults.
Berkeley Castle, from 10am-4.30pm.
Free wellbeing event with Street Wisdom
Press the pause button, hit the streets and find some much needed clarity in their annual World Wide Wander.
From 10am-1pm at the Stroud Valley Artspace, 4 John Street.
Gloucester History Festival
Women Sex and Power in the 16th Century from 12pm.
Simon de Montfort & England’s First Revolution from 2pm.
Call the Midwife from 4pm.
The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper from 5.45pm.
Scriptorium Shorts from 7.30pm.
Power & the People from 8.30pm.
Dj Night with Darius and Friends
Crown & Sceptre, Stroud from 8pm, free entry.
Sunday, September 22
Gloucester History Festival
A Time Traveller’s Guide to the Moon from 12pm.
Scriptorium Shorts from 1.20pm.
The Kremlin Letters: Stalin, Churchill & Roosevelt from 2pm.
Tiananmen Square: 30 Years On from 4pm.
From Battlefield to Newsroom from 6pm.
Monday, September 23
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction
Join an 8 week course hosted by Birdwings, at St Luke’s Therapy Centre, 53 Cainscross Road, priced at £250.
For more details visit birdwingsyogamassage.co.uk
Tuesday, September 24
Spear of Destiny
Live at Level III, Swindon as part of the One Eyed Jacks’ tour.
Playing the full OEJ’s album and B-side in full but a unique extended encore of fan favourites from the whole SOD catalogue will finish the show.
For more details visit level3swindon.com/
Wycliffe Choral Society Rehearsal
Tuesday evenings from 7.45-9.30pm during term time at Wycliffe Preparatory School, Stonehouse.
Newcomers can attend rehearsals to see how they get on before committing themselves to join.
For more details visit wycliffechoralsociety.org.uk
Acrylic Painting Class for Beginners
Join other beginners learning the first steps in acrylic painting with local artist Diana Rose.
Running until October 22, from 10am-12pm, priced at £50.
Wednesday, September 25
R is For Revolution
An installation in The Museum in The Park, Stroud, enjoy revolutionary readings, poems and DJ music.
Running until September 29.