Gloucester & District

Events

Events Calendar
Use this Calendar to find out when meetings or groups meet, and any special events we may be holding. This link takes you to an external website - you will need to select the "All" button.

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.
ONLY CHEQUES PLEASE - NO CASH.
This meeting is also held at the Guildhall, Eastgate Street. This event is open to all members.

To view our events:
Use this Calendar to find out when meetings or group meets, and any special events we may be holding. This link takes you to an external website - you will need to select the "All" button.


Dates for your Diary
December 2021
Mon Dec 6thWalkers (Mondays)MONDAY WALKERS – 6 DECMBER 2021
Meet at 10:00 am for 10:15 am start at the Lake car park (charge) in Newent. Toilets available.
The walk is on country lanes, bridle paths and gently rolling countryside. Distance 5 miles.
Take A40 from over bridge, turn right onto B4215 s/p Newent , at Newent traffic lights turn left onto B4216 as you enter the town, meeting point is the car park on the left.
Leader: Sue Bartlett (371122)
Coordinator: Sue Bartlett (371122)
January 2022
Wed Jan 5thMeetingThe Horticulture Group Party will be held at Longford Village Hall starting at 10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. There will be a quiz, bumper raffle and buffet. Please note Longford Village Hall are undergoing building work and there are fewer parking spaces, please share transport where possible.
Mon Jan 24thMeeting“The Staffordshire Hoard” with Frank Cooper. This is the talk Frank gave to Cotswold Link and it being repeated by popular demand.

All meetings will take place in the Guildhall but from January, there will be a change to the timing of the meetings. For a trial period, the meetings will be held in the morning starting at 10.30am.
Tue Jan 25thLocal History‘Gloucester and its Power Supply’ by Tony Conder. The January meeting will take place in the Guildhall.
February 2022
Wed Feb 2ndMeetingA talk by Arthur Bell on Garden Birds, we are meeting at the Guildhall, Gloucester, 10.30 a.m.
Tue Feb 22ndLocal History‘Gloucester Castle’ by Andrew Armstrong to be held in the Guildhall at 10.30 a.m. This is the third time it has been scheduled but I am sure it will be worth waiting for!
Mon Feb 28thMeeting“The Occupation of Jersey” with Michael Pezet.

All meetings will take place in the Guildhall but from January, there will be a change to the timing of the meetings. For a trial period, the meetings will be held in the morning starting at 10.30am.
March 2022
Wed Mar 2ndMeetingA talk by Duncan Coombs on the Gardens of France, we are meeting at the Guildhall, Gloucester, 10.30 a.m.
Mon Mar 28thMeetingAn Archive film presentation about Gloucester with Gloucester Film Makers.

All meetings will take place in the Guildhall but from January, there will be a change to the timing of the meetings. For a trial period, the meetings will be held in the morning starting at 10.30am.
Tue Mar 29thLocal History‘William Marshal’ by Patricia Bosley to be held at the Guildhall at 10.30 a.m. He has been described as the greatest knight who ever lived so come and hear about his action-packed life!
April 2022
Wed Apr 6thMeetingA talk by Helen Mugridge - topic to be advised, 10.30 a.m.
Tue Apr 26thMeetingRichard Hentschke will present a talk on 'The History of the Gloster Aircraft Company'. The company started in 1917 during the First World War in Cheltenham and by the Spring of 1918 was producing Bristol Fighter aircraft ...
May 2022
Wed May 4thMeetingHorticulture Group study visit to Bowood House, Gardens and Rhododendron Walks will be Wednesday 4th May, 2022. The home of the Marquis of Lansdown stands within one of Capability Brown's most beautiful parks. Around the family Mausoleum are two miles of pathways through the 24 acres of Rhododendron Walks. Coffee shop serving hot, cold snacks and lunches. Usual Pick up points starting at 8.45 a.m. Arrival approximately 11 a.m. At 2 p.m. coach transfer of members to Rhododendron Walks (weather permitting) depart at 4 p.m. Please contact Group Leader for further information.
Sun May 15th
→Thu May 19th
WorkshopStudy trip to Derbyshire.
Contact Carol, via the Travel webpage.
June 2022
Wed Jun 1stMeetingHorticulture Group Plant Sale to be held at Longford Village Hall, time to be advised
July 2022
Wed Jul 6thMeetingHorticulture Group Outing - destination to be advised
August 2022
Wed Aug 3rdMeetingNo meeting