Coming up in February:
Fri 03 Feb, 7:30pm – Craig Charles Funk & Soul- £24.50
Back by popular demand! The legendary poet, actor, host and broadcaster returns to the Stroud Subscription Rooms for another night of Funk & Soul classics!! Craig Charles is one of the UKs best loved DJs, with his Funk and Soul club broadcasting for over 10 years on BBC 6 Music in their prime-time Saturday night slot. After his sell-out show here last year, this evening promises to be even bigger and better. So, join us as the Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club returns to Stroud for a night of Funk and Soul club classics not to be missed!
Sat 04 Feb, 5pm – Good on Paper Party Vol. 7 – £25
Following its triumphant sold outness back in February 2022 the annual Good On Paper Party returns once again for its seventh outing on Saturday 4th February 2023 at the Sub Rooms. First launched in 2016 the GOP Party acts as a fundraiser for the magazine (long live the printed word) whilst bringing forth a hoard of artists, musicians, DJ’s and more to celebrate the vibrant, creative scene which Stroud is increasingly becoming renowned for. As well as championing all things local the magazine also invites performers from further afield to join the line-up resulting in an eclectic mix of live music, art and spoken word…
Sun 05 Feb, 8pm – Gary Delaney – £21.50 – £23.50
Get ready to dive into a rabbit hole of the best jokes in the world – star of Live at the Apollo and sell-out sensation Gary Delaney is back! One of the most sought after joke writers in the country and longstanding Mock the Week special guest, Gary has been through the laughing glass and he’s ready to bring you a brand new show with hit after hit of the kind of one-liners only a master could craft. If you’re hunting for snark, Gary’s got it covered!
Sat 11 Feb, 8pm – Cloudbusting The Music of Kate Bush – £23.50
Cloudbusting can’t wait to share their love for the music of Kate Bush as they bring their brand new LOVE & ANGER TOUR live to the stage! As the longest running and most universally applauded homage to the music of Kate Bush, Cloudbusting has been championed by BBC ONE as one of the most authentic tributes in the world. Their passion for Kate’s music has won over sceptical fans everywhere, challenging perceptions of what a tribute band can be and resulting in sell-out performances across the UK.
Tue 14 Feb, 8pm – Flee (15) – £8
STROUD FILM SOCIETY PRESENTS: FLEE
FLEE tells the story of Amin Nawabi as he grapples with a painful secret, he has kept hidden for 20 years, one that threatens to derail the life he has built for himself and his soon to be husband. Recounted mostly through animation to director Jonas Poher Rasmussen, he tells for the first time the story of his extraordinary journey as a child refugee from Afghanistan.
Thu 16 Feb, 7:30pm – An Evening with Ocean Colour Scene’s Simon & Oscar – £29
An Evening with Ocean Colour Scene’s Simon & Oscar. Intimate acoustic performances of all their big hits and anthems, including The Riverboat Song, The Circle, Traveller’s Tune, Hundred Mile High City and The Day We Caught The Train. Simon Fowler describes the acoustic shows as, “A real tonic – a great chance to look the audience in the eye and interact with them on a more personal basis than ever before.”
Sat 18 Feb, 9pm – Jehst – £22.00 (£26.00 door)
Jehst is one of the UK’s leading Hip Hop artists. Growing up in both the South East and North West of England, the self-styled High Plains Drifter has a unique perspective on life in the UK. His music reflects this, which has earned him the respect of a loyal fan-base both sides of the North-South divide.
Thu 23 Feb, 8pm – The Smyths – £19 (door £24)
The Smyths, the world’s premier tribute to The Smiths, are back! Strangeways, Here We Come is the album The Smiths never got to play live, having being released after the band had split. Using the 35th anniversary of the album’s release, The Smyths perform the album in full for the first time ever, anywhere! As usual, as well as featuring the tracks on the album, this gig will consist of a second set of hits and b-sides from Manchester’s finest.
Tue 28 Feb, 8pm – The Outfit (15)- £8
STROUD FILM SOCIETY PRESENTS: THE OUFIT
An expert tailor, Leonard (Mark Rylance), must outwit a dangerous group of mobsters in order to survive a fateful night. The Outfit is set in one location, Leonards corner shop, in 1950s Chicago where his most valuable customers happen to be members of the mob that also use his workstation PO Box for business. A number of twists in the tale, right up to the final scene, keep this thriller thrilling.
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