Encountering Beauty: The Landscape Art of Meg Stevens until October 1 For 25 years Meg Stevens would set out on most days each week with a small easel, folding stool, rucksack of oil paints and a piece of primed hardboard. Almost all of her pictures were painted within three miles of her home, near Brecon. Nature in Art, Wallsworth Hall, A38 Twigworth, GL2 9PA. War Zone to Red Carpet: Photographs by Brian Aris until October 1 Brian Aris began his photographic career as a photojournalist, working on a series of frontline assignments around the world; he has covered every aspect of the music scene from the Rolling Stones right through to The Spice Girls; and was also commissioned to produce the official portraits marking both Her Majesty The Queen’s 70th birthday and the Golden Wedding Anniversary of her marriage to The Duke of Edinburgh. Barnbury, 14 North Street, Winchcombe, GL54 5LH, tel: 01242 300330, www.barnbury.com Fish and Ships until October 30 A joint exhibition by local artists Diane Young and Rachel Markwick. Amberley Inn, Culver Hill, Amberley, Stroud, GL5 5AF, tel: 01453 872565, www.theamberleyinn.co.uk Kurt Jackson – A Cotswold Village until November 5 A series of paintings by artist Kurt Jackson, focusing on one village in the Cotswolds. Campden Gallery, Chipping Campden, GL55 6AG, tel: 01386 841555, campdengallery.co.uk Brick Wonders until November 18 Discover the endless possibilities, as you journey through history and around the globe discovering brick wonders, carefully crafted using over a quarter of a million LEGO® bricks. A touring exhibition from Warren Elsmore. Banbury Museum, OX16 2PQ, tel: 01295 753752, www.banburymuseum.org The Great Bath Feast September 23-October 8 Giving locals and visitors the chance to taste new flavours, explore new skills and enjoy new culinary experiences. From independent restaurants, pubs and cafés to local food producers, Bath’s businesses will come together to create a week of gastronomic delights. greatbathfeast.co.uk Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever! September 27-December 24 This major exhibition by Grayson Perry tackles many of the themes and concerns that recur in his work, drawing from his own childhood and life as a transvestite, as well as wider social issues and his abiding interest in his audience. The works in the exhibition examine masculinity, class, politics, sex, religion, popularity and art, as well as contemporary issues such as Brexit and ‘Divided Britain’. Arnolfini, Bristol, BS1 4QA, tel: 0117 917 2300, arnolfini.org.uk Tetbury Music Festival September 28-October 1 Welcoming some of the finest names in classical music, including Heath Quartet performing with world-class clarinettist Julian Bliss; tenor Mark Padmore with pianist Till Fellner; and a special concert featuring Jonathan Cohen, Arcangelo, soprano Anna Devin, baritone Gyula Orendt and the Arcangelo Choir. Tickets available via www.tetburymusicfestival.org and from Tetbury Tourist Information Centre on 01666 503 552. The Sandman Friday, September 30, 7.30pm Chantry Dance Company presents their new, original and innovative full-length contemporary ballet. The Swan Theatre, Worcester, tel: 01905 611427, www.worcesterlive.co.uk YIMBY! Festival September 30-October 1 Following the huge success of The Emma’s Trust Festival in 2015, the team will once again be coming together to bring you a weekend of high quality arts events. Saturday sees a fun day for the whole family with children’s workshops, theatre shows and local food & drink; while a musical gala concert featuring top West End talent is on Sunday evening. Chipping Norton Cricket Club, OX7 5SY, www.yimbyfest.co.uk Prescott American Autumn Classic September 30-October 1 The action-packed weekend always attracts a wide variety of competition cars competing on the historic hill climb course with special classes for American cars and hot rods. Off track will be a spectacular display of American vehicles and Usa-themed entertainment from the Demon Drome Wall of Death to live bands. www.prescott-hillclimb.com Certaine Wytches: Fear, Myth and Magic September 30-November 5 In Anne Jackson’s current project, ‘The Witchcraft Series’, she presents a series of works exploring the history of witch-persecution in Europe, and the metaphors which the idea of witchcraft evoke in modern culture, through the medium of knotted tapestry. Jackson’s large and small-scale tapestries often depict evidence given in individual witch-trials, including that of young children encouraged to testify against their mothers. Free entry.