Community Links

make music for well-being & fun...

With such a broad mix of members, between us we have some really useful information to share with the wider community in terms of music-making for fun, well-being and to further skills.  Below we have gathered links which you may find useful for you, your family and friends.

We have gathered the following 3rd party links below in good faith, however this information is for
general information purposes, and for which we do not warrant, endorse, or assume liability.


The Glos Folk Directory lists most Gloucestershire folk performers and groups. 


one-stop website for songs and tunes collected in Gloucestershire.

u3a Stroud

enabling lifelong learning and social interaction

Jazz Friday

The Jazz Friday Big Band | Big Band Swing, Soul, Blues, Funk, and Latin Jazz from Stroud, Gloucestershire


A great place to learn and develop as a musician, for all ages and abilities. Five Valleys Music Centre (FVMC) offers opportunities to children and adults who play musical instruments and sing.

Eclectric Strings

A string orchestra based in Cirencester, from Baroque to Bartok 


a friendly club for ukulele players from Stroud and surrounding areas

Ebb n Blow

A small but inclusive, recorder ensemble based around Stroud

Cheltenham Ceilidh Band

connect to this group with facebook

Folk Sessions @ Stroud Brewery

A talented group of musicians who come on the first and third Friday of each month to have a drink and play together.

The Prince Albert Consort 

Vigorous community singing of unusual carols in the Albert each December.  Website contains interesting items including the history of carol singing in pubs in the UK.

The Prince Albert - Whats on Guide

Our local, and a well-respected music venue: including folk sessions and even 'drink and plink' on the harp!

Cotswold Area Music Makers

non-audition music opportunities in the Cotswold Area for people of all ages to enjoy