Gloucester & District

Local History

We are large friendly group which meets on the last Tuesday of the month, (except July, August and December), in the Guildhall, Gloucester. We have a varied programme of talks on all aspects of history from knowledgeable and expert speakers.

We welcome members who would like to find out more about the fascinating history of Gloucester and surrounding area. Please let us know if you have any ideas for future talks or days out for the programme.

Charges made for meetings are to cover the cost of the speakers and hire of the hall.

Our meetings commence at 10.30 a.m.

Dates for your Diary
Tue Mar 31st Gloucester People, Gloucester Places - Phil Moss
Tue Apr 28th 'The work of the John Moore Museum' by Simon Lawton, the Curator
Tue May 26th '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.
Tue Jun 30th 'The history of Gloucester Castle' by Andrew Armstrong, Gloucester City Archaeologist.
Tue Sep 29th Buildings that Changed Our Lives, Arts & Crafts Architecture around the Cotswolds, beautiful building created by original, innovative & influential architects. Jim Cooper
Tue Oct 27th Windsor Castle, a thousand years of English History - Mary Moxham
Tue Nov 24th Walking into the Picture: the Gloucestershire Woollen Industry through the eyes of artists – Dr Jennifer Tann
Tue Dec 29th no meeting
Tue Jan 26th 2021 Gloucestershire Odyssey, history and traditions in Gloucestershire - Tony Condor
Tue Feb 23rd 2021 tba
Tue Mar 30th 2021 tba
Tue Apr 27th 2021 More tales with Strider, a ride made in December 2013 to four corners of England via 30 cathedrals .. William Reddaway
Tue Apr 27th 2021 tba
Tue May 25th 2021 tba
Tue Jun 29th 2021 no meeting
Tue Jul 27th 2021 no meeting
Tue Aug 31st 2021 no meeting
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French (Conversation) French (Improvers) German (Improvers) German (Intermediate)
History of Science Horticulture Humour Italian 1, Conversation
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Piano Duets Play Reading 1 Play Reading 2 Recorders
Scrabble Short Latin Stories Singing Together Social Cycling
Steam Railways Table Tennis Table Tennis: Beginners Talking of Books
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More Group Pages
Archaeology Art
Badminton BELLYBOLLYHULA and FUN
Book Club 2 Bridge
Bridge Improvers Bridge: Evening
Chess Choir
Circle Dancing Computer Discussion
Craft Crime Book Club
Cryptic Crosswords Electronics
Enjoying Music Family History
Folk Band Folk Dancing
French (Conversation) French (Improvers)
German (Improvers) German (Intermediate)
History of Science Horticulture
Humour Italian 1, Conversation
Local History Lunching with Friends
Mah Jong Mexican Train
Piano Duets Play Reading 1
Play Reading 2 Recorders
Scrabble Short Latin Stories
Singing Together Social Cycling
Steam Railways Table Tennis
Table Tennis: Beginners Talking of Books
Ten Pin Bowling Theatre
Travel Understanding Art
Walkers (Fridays) Walkers (Mondays)
Walkers (Wednesdays) Walking Football
Wine and Events