10 Oct 8.30 Cheltenham Literature Festival 'Stroud Short Stories Greatest Hits'. Organiser John Holland has chosen his favourite seven stories for the authors to perform for you, all from the new 2018-2022 Anthology containing 69 stories by Gloucestershire writers. The stories are by Robin Booth, Sarah Hitchcock, Jason Jackson, Sally Jenkinson, Emma Kernahan, Geoff Mead and Steve Wheeler. Tickets £10 (+ booking charge) from the CheltLitFest website https://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/literature/whats-on/2022/stroud-short-stories-greatest-hits
30 October 7.30 (Doors 7.00) Cotswold Playhouse, Parliament St, Stroud, GL5 1LW - Stroud Short Stories 25th event. This one on the theme of TIME. Stories by Nick Adams, Robin Booth, Nimue Brown, Philip Douch, Hannah Glickstein, Mhairi Gray, Sarah Hitchcock, Val Ockwell, Simon Piney and Archie Woolls.