Live @ St Laurence

St Laurence Church, Shambles, Stroud GL5 1JL

As recently announced, Stroud Fringe will not go ahead as planned this year. However, we are staging a special series of concerts at St Laurence Church over the weekend 23-25 August to help raise funds for future festivals. Featuring a diverse line-up of contemporary music, tickets are just £5 (+booking fee) and all proceeds will go towards funding the Fringe.

See below for line-up, opening times and booking links.

(We're sorry to announce that Sunday's event can now no longer proceed as planned. Ticket refunds will be issued via Ticketfairy and please see revised listing for Saturday.)


6pm-11pm / £5

9.30pm Samana

Welsh-based duo whose atmospheric new album Ascension is out now on Fatcat Records. >>>

8.45pm Christopher Allan

Stroud-raised cellist and composer.

8pm Mandel

A new collaborative project from composers Emily Hall and Micha Law.

7pm Stroud Fringe Choir

Stroud Fringe's very own choral ensemble.


6pm-11pm / £5

9.45pm Alexis Taylor (Hot Chip)

Solo piano works from the the iconic Hot Chip singer who recently released new album Beautiful Thing>>>

8.30pm JFDR

Rising Icelandic singer Jófríður Ákadóttir. >>>

7.45pm Gwilym Gold

Pianist, producer and singer-songwriter whose work ranges across genres. >>>

7pm James Canty

Charismatic London-based guitarist, singer and songwriter. >>>

+ Soundscapes 10am-3pm / FREE

Unique surround-sound installations of the following recorded works curated by David Sheppard:

10.00am Steve Reich Drumming

11.00am Anna Meredith Anno

11.55am Robert Curgenven Turner's Tempest

12.15pm Mira Calix My Secret Heart

1.10pm Steve Reich Different Trains

1.45pm Robert Curgenven Scene 2: Only the Dogs and the Fires on the Horizon

2.05pm Robert Curgenven The Human Drift (Gruen Transfer No.1)

2.20pm Terry Riley/Africa Express In C Mali

This event is generously supported by: