...Oc­to­ber high­lights

Cotswold Life - - INSIDER’S GUIDE -

mem­bers of the English String Or­ches­tra. Tick­ets: £25. Royal Agri­cul­tural Univer­sity, Cirences­ter, GL7 6JS, tel: 01285 652531, shop.rac.ac.uk Cars through the Lens Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 15 Learn how to take the per­fect pho­to­graph of a car. £40 per per­son. Bri­tish Mo­tor Mu­seum, Gay­don, CV35 0BJ, tel: 01926 927823, www.british­mo­tor­mu­seum.co.uk Charl­bury Art So­ci­ety: The Frame Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 15, 7.30pm A talk by art so­ci­ety chair­man Tony Lloyd, ex­plor­ing how a frame around an art­work af­fects the ex­pe­ri­ence of what is seen. Vis­i­tors are wel­come. En­trance is £3, to in­clude re­fresh­ments. Memo­rial Hall, Charl­bury, tel: 01608 810911, www.charl­bur­yarts.co.uk Death­trap Oc­to­ber 17-21 A brand new pro­duc­tion of Ira Levin’s Tony-nom­i­nated clas­sic thriller Death­trap, star­ring Jessie Wal­lace and Paul Bradley. Every­man The­atre, Chel­tenham, GL50 1HQ, tel: 01242 572573, www.ev­ery­manthe­atre.org.uk Rita, Sue and Bob Too Oc­to­ber 17-21 The cel­e­brated play and cult film is back live on stage and di­rected by the play’s orig­i­nal direc­tor, Max Stafford-clark. War­wick Arts Cen­tre, tel: 024 7652 4524, www.war­wickarts­cen­tre.co.uk Streams of Gold - A Feast of Food and Po­etry Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 19, 6-9pm A show as part of Chel­tenham Po­etry Fes­ti­val by He­lena Ca­van – com­poser, poet and direc­tor of The Mile­stone De­tox . Call 01242 374084 or visit themile­stonedetox.com The Wurzels Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 20 A great night of Scrumpy n’ Western with the no-quite-so-young haystack-headed lads. £14 ad­vance. Sub­scrip­tion Rooms, Stroud, GL5 1AE, tel: 01453 760992, www.sub­scrip­tion­rooms.org.uk Hal­loween at Blen­heim Palace Oc­to­ber 21-30 Plenty of ghoul­ishly in­ter­ac­tive fun for all the fam­ily. Blen­heim Palace, Wood­stock, blenheim­palace.com The Lost Words Oc­to­ber 21-De­cem­ber 17 This ex­hi­bi­tion is a unique col­lab­o­ra­tive project be­tween renowned writer Robert Macfar­lane and artist Jackie Mor­ris, tak­ing the form of both an ex­hi­bi­tion and a book pub­lished by Hamish Hamil­ton. It com­bines their con­sid­er­able cre­ative tal­ents to cel­e­brate the re­la­tion­ship be­tween lan­guage and the liv­ing world, and na­ture’s power to spark the imag­i­na­tion. Comp­ton Ver­ney, tel: 01926 645521, comp­ton­ver­ney.org.uk Quentin Blake: In­side Sto­ries Oc­to­ber 21-De­cem­ber 17 Comp­ton Ver­ney’s au­tumn ex­hi­bi­tion is a unique op­por­tu­nity to see ‘be­hind the pages’ and view 140 of Blake’s orig­i­nal draw­ings, sto­ry­boards and hand­writ­ten cap­tions for his most fa­mous char­ac­ters, many of which never seen out­side the artist’s stu­dio. Comp­ton Ver­ney, tel: 01926 645521, comp­ton­ver­ney.org.uk Lind­is­farne Sun­day, Oc­to­ber 22, 8pm Leg­endary 70s folk-rock pi­o­neers, with sup­port from Said The Maiden. Ad­vance tick­ets £25. The Sub­scrip­tion Rooms, Ge­orge Street, Stroud, tel: 01453 760900, www.sub­scrip­tion­rooms.org.uk Around the World in 80 Days Oc­to­ber 24-26 Lively, en­ter­tain­ing and full of laughs, this pro­duc­tion of Jules Verne’s play sees a cast of eight play over 125 char­ac­ters. War­wick Arts Cen­tre, tel: 024 7652 4524, www.war­wickarts­cen­tre.co.uk A Mid­sum­mer Night’s Scream Thurs­day, Oc­to­ber 26, 8pm A cel­e­bra­tion of the deca­dent, dark side of bur­lesque and cabaret, hosted by Kiki Deville. Suit­able for those aged 15 or over. Tick­ets £20; £15 concs. Strat­ford Artshouse, tel: 01789 207100, strat­for­dartshouse.co.uk

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