Gloucester & District


Committee Meetings
These are held on the first Tuesday each month at 1.30pm at the Gloucester Guildhall in the George Hunt Room.

Monthly Meetings
These are held on the 4th Monday each month, with the talk starting at 2.15pm in Brunswick Baptist Church on Southgate Street - this venue is available from 1.15pm so that members can socialise before the meeting begins. This event is open to all members.

When the 4th Monday is a Bank Holiday, the meeting is held on the third Monday or the fifth Monday as appropriate'.

Annual General Meeting will be held in the Guildhall, Eastgate Street.

"Subs & Clubs" meeting is when as many Group Leaders attend to present their activities and to speak to the members who attend to encourage and/or invite new members to join.
This meeting is also when new membership cards can be picked up (if already paid in advance) and the payment of new or renewal of memberships.
This meeting is also held at the Guildhall, Eastgate Street. This event is open to all members.

Dates for your Diary
January 2020
Tue Jan 28thLocal HistoryThree Poets, The Chosen Trio - An Enigma, The Nightwalker and The Distributionist - Tony Condor
Tue Jan 28thGerman (Intermediate)-Usual Session-
Tue Jan 28thBELLYBOLLYHULA and FUN-Usual Session-
Tue Jan 28thScrabble-Usual Session-
Tue Jan 28thPlay Reading 1-Usual Session-
Tue Jan 28thWalking FootballUsual Session
Tue Jan 28thWalking Football-Usual Session-
Wed Jan 29thBridge-Usual Session-
Wed Jan 29thTheatre"Blithe Spirit" - Malvern Theatre
Thu Jan 30thSteam Railways2.30pm - David Aldred - Railways in Gloucestershire West of the River Severn pre 1960's at the Guildhall
Thu Jan 30thSteam Railways2.30pm GH Talk by David Aldred
Thu Jan 30thBridge: Evening-Usual Session-
Thu Jan 30thTable Tennis: Beginners-Usual Session-
Fri Jan 31stTable Tennis-Usual Session-
Fri Jan 31stElectronicsNO session
Fri Jan 31stUnderstanding Art-Usual Session-
February 2020
Mon Feb 3rdWalkers (Mondays)No walk
Mon Feb 3rdFolk BandSession @ Lonsdale Road
Wed Feb 5thHorticultureGloucester City Parks by Mark Graham
Mon Feb 10thFolk BandSession @ Lonsdale Road
Thu Feb 13thArchaeology"Landscape Legacy of the Normans" by Alan Pilbeam
Sun Feb 16thLunching with FriendsHigh Orchard, 2 St. Annes Way, GL2 5FZ
Mon Feb 17thFolk BandSession @ Lonsdale Road
Wed Feb 19thTravelIberia Idyll by Nigel Thompson
Thu Feb 20thCircle DancingNormal class
Sat Feb 22ndFolk BandGig @ The Folk, GL1 2PG, 10ish for 10.30-11.30 / 12.00-1.00 (Gloucester Folk Trail ...)
Mon Feb 24thMeeting"Folklore and more", Adrian James.
Mon Feb 24thFolk BandGig @ Magdalen House, 98 London Rd, GL1 3PH (2-3 , arrival time tba)
Tue Feb 25thLocal HistoryVOTES FOR WOMEN! the Gloucestershire Campaign - Sue Jones
March 2020
Mon Mar 2ndWalkers (Mondays)Meet at Egypt Mills Hotel at 1000 for 1015 start. From Stroud follow A46 towards Bath. At Nailsworth turn left at sign for Egypt Mills the 1st left into car park. Walk is approx. 5 miles with at least one steep assent.
Mon Mar 2ndFolk BandSession @ Lonsdale Road
Wed Mar 4thHorticultureA Look at Members' Gardens
Thu Mar 5thTheatre"Band of Gold" - Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Thu Mar 5thCircle DancingNormal class
Mon Mar 9thFolk BandSession @ Lonsdale Road
Thu Mar 12thArchaeologyStudy Visit to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Sun Mar 15thLunching with FriendsThe Fountain Inn, 53 Westgate Street, GL1 2NW
Mon Mar 16thFolk BandSession @ Lonsdale Road
Wed Mar 18thTravelYellowstone National Park by Paul Willerton
Thu Mar 19thCircle DancingNormal class
Mon Mar 23rdMeeting"Passports, Assassins, Traitors & Spies", Martin Lloyd.
Mon Mar 23rdFolk BandSession @ Lonsdale Road
Mon Mar 30thFolk BandSession @ Lonsdale Road (probable break for Easter)
Tue Mar 31stLocal HistoryGloucester People, Gloucester Places - Phil Moss
April 2020
Thu Apr 2ndCircle DancingNormal class
Mon Apr 6thWalkers (Mondays)Walk leader required.
Mon Apr 6thFolk BandBreak (no session)
Mon Apr 13thFolk BandEaster Monday (BH) no session
Mon Apr 20thFolk BandTAF resumes
Mon Apr 27thMeeting"Natures Poisoners", Lynda Warren.
Tue Apr 28thLocal History'The work of the John Moore Museum' by Simon Lawton, the Curator
Thu Apr 30thTheatre"A Bunch of Amateurs" - Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
May 2020
Mon May 4thWalkers (Mondays)Walk leader required
Mon May 4thFolk BandBH no session
Wed May 6thHorticultureStudy Visit to Bowood House, Gardens and Rhododendron Walks
Mon May 25thFolk BandBH no session
Tue May 26thLocal History'Roman olive oil imports - The supply of olive oil to the Roman Garrison at Gloucester', Dr Graham Barton. Graham is Hon General Secretary to Bristol & Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. The CAG symposium will be held at Oxstalls Campus, University of Gloucestershire in Longlevens. Saturday 21 March, 2020 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. £15.00
June 2020
Mon Jun 1stWalkers (Mondays)Walk leader required
Wed Jun 3rdFolk BandU3A National Day
Tue Jun 30thLocal History'The history of Gloucester Castle' by Andrew Armstrong, Gloucester City Archaeologist.
July 2020
Mon Jul 6thWalkers (Mondays)Walk leader required
August 2020
Mon Aug 3rdWalkers (Mondays)Walk leader required
September 2020
Mon Sep 7thWalkers (Mondays)Walk leader required
October 2020
Mon Oct 5thWalkers (Mondays)Walk leader required
November 2020
Mon Nov 2ndWalkers (Mondays)Walk leader required
December 2020
Mon Dec 7thWalkers (Mondays)Walk leader required