We run all sorts of different events throughout the year, giving the chance for volunteers, clients and the local community to get involved!

We run four Events every year to say a big thankyou to our fantastic volunteers and all of our Befriending and Carer Respite Service clients are also invited to these events, providing another opportunity to get out and about and socialise, with a chat, a cup of tea and some delicious homemade cakes. We also have Quiz Nights, Open Days and many other events throughout the year, so please do return to this page for up to date information on what’s coming up!


When: Every Saturday

Time: 9am

Where: Fire Service College, Moreton

Cotswold Friends is delighted to be involved with the new Moreton Parkrun, taking place at the Fire Service College. Every other Saturday, Cotswold Friends will be there providing a very wlecome post run tea, coffee and snack in return for a small donation. Why not come along and give it a go!

Moreton Men-in-Sheds Open Day & Tool Sale

When: Wednesday 1st May 2019

Time: 10am til 12noon

Where: University Allotments site, Moreton-in-Marsh

Come along and see the amazing developments at the Moreton Men-in-Sheds site. You can chat to the Moreton Shedders about the project, enjoy a slice of cake and buy beautiful tools to grace any shed!

Cotswold Friends Quiz Nights

When: Sunday 12th May, 23rd June and 14th July 2019

Time: 6.45pm for a 7pm start

Where: The Black Bear Inn, High Street, Moreton-in-Marsh,

Three advance dates for our fun and popular pub quiz nights, raising money for Moreton Men-in-Sheds. Why not come along and enter a team, or join one and enjoy an evening of quizzing. £2.50 per person.

Bourton Men-in-Sheds Open Day

When: Saturday 18th May 2019

Time: 9.30 am til 1pm

Where: Behind the British Legion Building, Bourton-on-the-Water

Bourton Shedders are looking for new Members! Visit the Open Morning to find out more, see the Shedders in action, take a look at all the beautiful things they make and maybe buy something for the garden!

Volunteer Coffee Morning & Recruitment Drive

When: Wednesday 5th June 2019

Time: TBC

Where: George Moore Centre, Bourton-on-the-Water

A chance for our volunteers to get together for coffee and cake and chat to people considering a volunteering role. We would like our volunteers to help us with a recruitment drive at this event, so that those new to volunteering can here first hand about your experiences. Bring along a friend, family member or neighbour who might like to volunteer or just chat to people calling in to find out more.

Invitations for our volunteers to pass on will be coming out before too long! Thankyou.

Summer Get Together

When: Friday 12th July 2019

Time: TBC

Where: Batsford Arboretum Education Centre

We are delighted and very grateful to Batsford Arboretun who have again offered the use of their lovely Education Centre for our Summer Get Together. By invitation, for our volunteers and our Befriending & Carer Respite clients. Look out for your invite arriving soon and if we have as lovely a day as the last time we were at Batsford, we are all in for a treat!