The picturesque village of Painswick in the Cotswolds after a snowfall, Gloucestershire. What's On in Gloucestershire and Stroud Christmas 2022


We are very proud of our local area and promote the great cultural events and activities that happen here. We’ve pulled together seven varied and fun and fantastic events happening across Gloucestershire & Stroud this Christmas.


  • Dick Whittington and His Cat Tweedy

When: 25th November 2022 – 8th January 2023

Where: The Everyman Theatre, Regent Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1HQ

A fun and fanciful fairy tale for the whole family to enjoy. Dick Whittington is back to seek his fortune, along with his trusty feline friend and sidekick, Tweedy. The Christmas panto is a part of the joy and fun of Christmas and is especially a must-do for little ones. Make sure you get your tickets in quickly before they sell out. For more information and to buy tickets, visit


  • Tetbury Christmas Lights & Festive Market

When: 3rd December 2021

Where: Tetbury Market Place

The Tetbury Christmas Light Switch-On event is a beautiful fun evening for everyone. Christmas has officially begun in Tetbury, with bright lights and late-night shopping. Not to mention the great Christmas Fair & Market the day before on 2nd December. A great annual tradition that brings the community together in the festive spirit. More information can be found at


  • Enchanted Christmas at Westonbirt Arboretum

When: 16th – 21st December 2022 4 pm – 9:30 pm

Where: Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury, GL8 8QS

Elf magic comes to the arboretum this Christmas. Families are invited to come and explore the illuminated trail at Westonbirt Arboretum. However, the elves may be a bit behind schedule and need some help along the way. This will be a festive treat for everyone, who knows? You may meet some elves along the way. More information and tickets can be found at


  • Christmas Craft Week at Berkeley Castle

When: 5th – 7th December 2022

Where: Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Glos. GL13 9BQ

The beautiful Berkeley Castle has an immense history throughout the ages, dating back as far as the 12th century. This Christmas the Berkeley family at the castle are hosting three crafting events; Luxury Wreath Making, Christmas Glitter Houses, and Christmas Lantern Workshop with Sarah Davis. These events are for adults, not children, so please bear that in mind when enquiring. All equipment and refreshments are included in the price. For more information and to book your place, visit


  • Camp as Christmas

When: 2nd December 2022

Where: Cotswolds Playhouse, Parliament St, Stroud GL5 1LW

Glitter & Twisted Theatre Company presents an evening of theatrical cabaret delights. A mixture of performances including songs and sketches from contemporary cabaret and all-time classics will have you well in the festive fancy mood. Guests can expect an exciting evening of grown-up fun and frolics with “wit, style, panache, pathos and more than a touch of camp.” For more information and to book tickets, visit


  • Christmas Gift Market at The Sub Rooms

When: 2nd December – 24th December 2022

Where: The Sub Rooms, George St, Stroud GL5 1AE

Come and shop for marvellous artisan gifts from local independent markets and crafters. Shoppers can enjoy stalls full of delicious food, original artwork, vintage clothing, handmade jewellery and home accessories. The Sub Rooms are a part of Stroud’s town fabric and a host to many community events. Make sure you come along to get yourself in the festive spirit at the Sub Rooms Christmas Gift Market at The Sub Rooms. More information can be found at


  • Cinderella at The Sub Rooms

When: 22nd December 2022 – 2nd January 2023

Where: The Sub Rooms, George St, Stroud GL5 1AE

The Phoenix Theatre Group present the classic tale, Cinderella at The Sub Rooms in Stroud. The timeless story of Cinderella is loved by families across the world and is brought to life on the stage. Phil Dale, who is the creative director at Phoenix Theatre Group, said: ‘We can’t wait to return to The Sub Rooms with a brand-new production of the greatest pantomime story of them all!’ For more information and to book your tickets, visit