Coming Up

Funk in Session

Live Music

Wednesday 13th December 8pm
SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud, GL5 2HA

Last one before Christmas join us for the best live Funk Jam in town ...FUNK Only...Nothing but the Funk! All are welcome to listen or perform!





Nothing but Navy

Nothing but Navy Shop

Friday 1st - 24th December 
SVA Gallery, 4 John Street, Stroud GL5 2HA

Nothing but Navy is a brand formed from a love of the colour navy, it sells exclusive navy lifestyle products. 


Karaoke Joe


Friday 5th January 8pm
SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud, GL5 2HA

Have you got the X Factor? Who cares! Karaoke Joe is more interested in the ‘Y not give it a go factor’ So turn up, drink a lot and have a sing along to your favourite song.

£3 on the door





This is the Kit

Live Music

Saturday 13th January 7:30pm
The Goods Shed, Station Road, Stroud GL5 3AP

This Is The Kit return to Stroud to play the Brunel Goods Shed in celebration of their latest album, 'Moonshine Freeze'.

Tickets: £16 advance 









Stroud Jazz Sessions

Live Music

Thursday 14th December 8pm
SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud GL5 2HA

We welcome saxophonist Dick Hamer back as special guest for a Christmas jazz jam. Dick is fresh with a new album recorded with alto sax legend Greg Abate so come psyched for inspiring sounds.

Dick Hamer has been a busy saxophone/woodwind player for 30+years, active around South Wales and beyond, leading a quartet, quintet, 8 piece latin band, as well as directing student and adult big bands, and writing arrangements for various ensembles. His style draws on inspiration from the great tenor players, Dexter Gordon, Coltrane, Joe Henderson, with an ear on contemporary players such as Bob Mintzer and many others.

His playing experience ranges from jazz, alongside Stan Tracey, Steve Waterman, Alan Barnes, Tal Farlow, John Etheridge, Bobby Shew, Lew Tabackin, to countless theatre orchestras, BBC Wales Big Band, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, as well as numerous cabaret and touring shows.
A qualified teacher, this career has run in parallel, having worked in schools, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, summer schools and jazz workshops.

£5 on the door £3 musicians 



Mermaid Chunky Presents The Darkest Night

Mermaid Chunky presents The Darkest Night
Thursday 21st December 7.30pm

SVA 4 John Street, Stroud, GL5 2HA

Experience the darkest night with the best kind of traditions eg, winking, live cinematic performances, sounds, edible sculptures

Tour Guides: Megan Crua + Mermaid Chuny plus an extra special guest

£4/£5 on the door






Uplifter plus Special guests

Live Music & DJ

Saturday 6th January 9pm -late
The Goods Shed, Station yard, Stroud, GL5 3AP

The official public release of The Uplifter 'Stroud' VINYL + Jake Earwaker Films MUSIC VIDEO.
Also performing will be the wonderful: The Mighty John Street Ska OrchestraSolomento,Komodo
Tickets £7 advance from SVA // £8 on the door

SVA, Goods Shed, GL5 3AP
£7 adv, £8 on door






Dance and Music workshop

Dance and Music workshop

Tuesday 16th January 8-9.30pm

SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud GL5 2HA

An introduction to flamenco rhythms for dancers, guitarists, percussionists, or anyone interested in flamenco music.

£5 per session








Tonight with Elvis Christmas Karaoke Special


Friday 15th December 8pm
SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud GL5 2HA

'Ho ho ho' or should I say 'Huh huh huh'. Come along and be apart of the festive meyhem at the Tonight with Elvis Christmas party - They’ll be Surprise guests, party games, Karaoke and plenty of 1970’s style Seasonal High jinx, and maybe even a glass of Babysham.  

£1 on the door 










SVA Christmas party with Situation Sounds and Girl Collective

Club night 

Saturday 23rd December 9pm till late
SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud, GL5 2HA

Come & join Situation Sounds, Girl Collective and SVA for a festive foray onto the dance floor to bring some boogie into your baubles and some soul into your stockings! Mr Mulatto and Frank Situation will be donning their disco demeanors, down stairs while GIRL Collective, a fresh female DJ collective will be upstairs bringing the majesty of afro beat, soul, funk and electronica to groove your soul. 

Tickets: £7 advance £8 on the door




Flamenco Rhythms

Dance and Music workshop

Tuesday 9th January 8-9.30pm

SVA, 4 John Street, Stroud GL5 2HA

An introduction to flamenco rhythms for dancers, guitarists, percussionists, or anyone interested in flamenco music.

£5 per session







Willy Mason

Live Music

Friday 9th February 7.30pm
The Goods Shed, Stroud GL5 3HP

New York singer-songwriter Willy Mason was just 19 when his first album was released back in 2004, a record that propelled him to critical acclaim and spawning the UK top 30 single 'Oxygen'. 

His music showed a young man with a tremendous, broad-oaked voice, a great songwriting talent, and a peculiar wisdom way beyond his years. Now in his 30s, Mason continues to capture the spirit of a time, a place and a generation with his captivating brand of folky blues-country.

Tickets £15 advanced