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Gloucester Civic Trust

Gloucester Civic Trust is based at St Michael’s Tower at The Cross and with the active support of its members provides a varied programme of tours and activities to bring alive the history of the city for local residents and visitors. We also seek to ensure that re-generation and future plans respect and complement Gloucester’s heritage.

 

St Michael’s Tower Opening Hours

3rd April to 14th October (closed Bank Holidays)
Monday to Saturday 10.30am to 4pm

Guided Tours

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St Michael's Tower

The Headquarters of the Gloucester Civic Trust

News

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Events

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Sites of Interest

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Latest News from Gloucester Civic Trust

Record Turnout for Heritage Open Days 2017

Press Release GLOUCESTER CIVIC TRUST Press Release. November  15, 2017. by Hugh Worsnip. Tel 01452 790360. hughworsnip@btinternet.com Exactly 800 people attended  25 different guided walks organised by Gloucester Civic Trust during last September's Heritage Open...

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Gloucester Day Parade 2017

Gloucester Day celebrates the end of the Civil War siege in 1643. For centuries afterwards, the lifting of the siege was marked by an annual Gloucester Day. This died out in the nineteenth century but was reinstated in 2009. The modern Gloucester Day has recently also...

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Norwich & Gloucester top national Heritage Open Days figures

Gloucester Civic Trust Press Release. September 21, 2016 by Hugh Worsnip. MORE and more people are coming to Gloucester for the Heritage Open Days. Figures released by the National Trust show that only Norwich had more events than those organised by Gloucester Civic...

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Great news from Discover De Crypt!!! ...

BIG NEWS!! Discover DeCrypt is delighted to have appointed Croft Building and Conservation Ltd as principal contractor for the renovation works. Croft has started on site this week and will be in charge of twelve months of capital works on the church and schoolrooms. Thanks to our national and local funders: Heritage Lottery Fund, Gloucester Environmental Trust,The, Garfield Weston Foundation, National Churches Trust, Allchurches Trust Limited, Gloucester Civic Trust, @GloucestershireHistoricChurchesTrust and others! There will be hard hat tours soon so you can have a look at the building works yourself! Photo credit: Terry Hughes.

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Alfred Henry "Harry" Hook VC (6 August 1850 – 12 March 1905) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross for his actions at the Battle of Rorke's Drift, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
This talk is for members and friends with a collection at the end to cover costs.
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Henry Hook by Paul Barnett. A true story of a Churcham man

February 21, 2018, 7:30pm - February 21, 2018, 4:30pm

Alfred Henry "Harry" Hook VC (6 August 1850 – 12 March 1905) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross for his actions at the Battle of Rorke's Drift, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. This talk is for members and friends with a collection at the end to cover costs.

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