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
December 2019
Fri Dec 13thTable TennisUsual Session
Sun Dec 15thLunching with Friends12.30pm Brickhampton Court, GL2 9QF
Mon Dec 16thMeeting"Gurkha Welfare Trust presentation", Brigadier Jackman.
Mon Dec 16thBadmintonUsual Session
Mon Dec 16thFolk DancingUsual Session (Xmas Party Dance)
Mon Dec 16thMah Jong--Christmas Break--
Mon Dec 16thRecordersUsual Session
Mon Dec 16thFolk BandGig @ Bonhanam Day Centre, 1.45 for 2.00
Mon Dec 16thBridge ImproversUsual Session
Tue Dec 17thChessUsual Session
Tue Dec 17thBook Club 2Usual Session
Tue Dec 17thWalking Football--Christmas Break--
Tue Dec 17thCraftUsual Session
Tue Dec 17thFamily History10.00am and 2.00pm
Wed Dec 18thBridgeUsual Session
Wed Dec 18thTravelChristmas Break
Thu Dec 19thCircle Dancing3rd Thursday. Merry Christmas.
Thu Dec 19thBridge: EveningUsual Session
Thu Dec 19thTable Tennis: BeginnersUsual Session
Fri Dec 20thWalkers (Fridays)Walk Leader Required.
Fri Dec 20thTable TennisUsual Session
Mon Dec 23rdBadminton--Christmas Break--
Mon Dec 23rdFrench (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Dec 23rdGerman (Improvers)Usual Session
Mon Dec 23rdFolk Band-- Christmas break --
Mon Dec 23rdBridge ImproversUsual Session
Tue Dec 24thGerman (Intermediate)Christmas Holiday
Tue Dec 24thBELLYBOLLYHULA and FUNChristmas Break
Tue Dec 24thScrabbleChristmas Break
Tue Dec 24thPlay Reading 1Christmas Break
Tue Dec 24thWalking Football--Christmas Break--
Wed Dec 25thBridgeChristmas Break
Wed Dec 25thWalkers (Wednesdays)NO WALK. Christmas Break
Wed Dec 25thFrench (Conversation)Christmas Holiday
Wed Dec 25thTen Pin BowlingChristmas Break
Thu Dec 26thItalian 1, ConversationChristmas Break
Thu Dec 26thPlay Reading 2Christmas Break
Thu Dec 26thBridge: EveningChristmas Break
Thu Dec 26thTable Tennis: Beginners--Christmas Break--
Fri Dec 27thTable TennisUsual Session
Fri Dec 27thUnderstanding ArtChristmas Break
Mon Dec 30thBadminton--Christmas Break--
Mon Dec 30thFolk Band-- Christmas break --
Mon Dec 30thBridge ImproversUsual Session
Tue Dec 31stLocal HistoryChristmas Break
Tue Dec 31stWalking Football--Christmas Break--
January 2020
Mon Jan 6thRecordersUsual Session
Mon Jan 6thFolk Band-- Christmas break --
Tue Jan 7thWalking FootballUsual Session
Wed Jan 8thHorticultureParty at Longford Village Hall
Thu Jan 9thArchaeology"Stroud Workhouse - A Danger to Sick People" by Chas Townley
Mon Jan 13thFolk BandTAF resumes
Tue Jan 14thWalking FootballUsual Session
Wed Jan 15thTravelPeru - Land of the Incas by Ray Sturdy
Sun Jan 19thLunching with FriendsAroma, 69 Southgate Street, GL1 1TX
Tue Jan 21stWalking FootballUsual Session
Thu Jan 23rdTheatre"The Croft" - Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Mon Jan 27thMeeting"Solo walk across Africa", Fran Sandham.
Tue Jan 28thLocal HistoryThree Poets, The Chosen Trio - An Enigma, The Nightwalker and The Distributionist - Tony Condor
Tue Jan 28thWalking FootballUsual 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
February 2020
Wed Feb 5thHorticultureGloucester City Parks by Mark Graham
Thu Feb 13thArchaeology"Landscape Legacy of the Normans" by Alan Pilbeam
Sun Feb 16thLunching with FriendsHigh Orchard, 2 St. Annes Way, GL2 5FZ
Wed Feb 19thTravelIberia Idyll by Nigel Thompson
Mon Feb 24thMeeting"Folklore and more", Adrian James.
Tue Feb 25thLocal HistoryGloucestershire Suffragettes and Know Your Place - Sue Jones
March 2020
Sun Mar 1stFolk BandPossible gig @ Llanthony Secunda Priory
Wed Mar 4thHorticultureA Look at Members' Gardens
Thu Mar 5thTheatre"Band of Gold" - Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham
Thu Mar 12thArchaeologyStudy Visit to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Sun Mar 15thLunching with FriendsThe Fountain Inn, 53 Westgate Street, GL1 2NW
Wed Mar 18thTravelYellowstone National Park by Paul Willerton
Mon Mar 23rdMeeting"Passports, Assassins, Traitors & Spies", Martin Lloyd.
Tue Mar 31stLocal HistoryGloucester People, Gloucester Places - Phil Moss
April 2020
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
Wed May 6thHorticultureStudy Visit to Bowood House, Gardens and Rhododendron Walks
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
Tue Jun 30thLocal History'The history of Gloucester Castle' by Andrew Armstrong, Gloucester City Archaeologist.