Stroud Arts Festival

Celebrating its 76th anniversary, Stroud Arts Festival brings a packed line up of events to venues across the town in autumn 2022.

By Zoe Gater  |  Published
The charity behind Stroud Arts Festival celebrates 75 years of supporting art, live music and theatre in Stoud in 2021.
The charity behind Stroud Arts Festival celebrates 75 years of supporting art, live music and theatre in Stoud in 2021.

Stroud Arts Festival is celebrating 76 years of supporting the arts in the Stroud district, with a packed schedule of events this autumn 2022.

Curated by composer and musician, Dave Ayre, Stoud Arts Festival kicks off in September 2021 with classical music and live theatre.

In October, the free Stroud Arts Festival Exhibition takes place at the Stroud Subscription Rooms from Wednesday 20 to Tuesday 26 October 2021, excluding Sunday 24 October 2021. Curated by Christine Felce, the exhibition shows off the work of 18 local artists supported or commissioned by the charity over the last 10 years.

Grammy-nominated orchestra, Sinfonia Viva featuring Sophie Rosa, performs on Friday 22 October 2021 for what’s promised to be one of the highlights of the festival, before returning again on Saturday 23 October 2021 with its immersive Flutter & Fly interactive concerts for children, full of sing along songs and projected illustrations set to music.

Stroud Symphony Orchestra is joined by violinist John Pearce for a performance on Saturday 20 November 2021, while the 2021 season is brought to a close with two spectacular performances of Mozart’s Marriage of Figaro by Hewletts Opera on Saturday 11 December 2021 – with a free relaxed performance at 2pm, ideal for children, adults with learning disabilities or other sensory needs and their carers.

Ticket prices vary per event, ranging from £7 up to £25 each, with family tickets also available for Flutter & Fly at £21 for families of up to four. Tickets for the 2pm relaxed performance of Marriage of Figaro are free, but must be pre-booked.

For more information, visit stroudartsfestival.org, or to book tickets, visit thesubrooms.co.uk.

Event

Stroud Arts Festival

Venue

Various venues across Stroud.

Dates

Monday 20 September to Saturday 11 December 2021

Times

Times vary per event.

Admission

Ticket prices vary per event, costing from £7 to £25 each.

Telephone

Telephone number not available.

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