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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.

The Trust is very proud to have received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.

St Michael’s Tower Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday, 10.30am to 4pm, 29th March to 30th September (closed Bank Holidays)

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St Michael's Tower

The Headquarters of the Gloucester Civic Trust


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Sites of Interest

Learn more about the many places to discover in Gloucester

Latest News from Gloucester Civic Trust

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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Gloucester Day 2016

  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...

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City Tours’ 100,000th Customer

Gloucester has welcomed its 100,000th customer on historic tours conducted by Civic Trust guides. Elizabeth Elton from the Linden area of Gloucester received a commemorative plate and mug from the Mayor of Gloucester, Councillor Sebastian Field, to mark the milestone...

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We will have a weekend of FREE tours for card holders this Residents Weekend - keep posted for more info :) ...

Residents' Weekend 2017

March 31, 2017, 9:00am - April 2, 2017, 11:00am

This weekend is for the people of Gloucester. To encourage you to go out and enjoy your city. Whether you love eating, shopping or discovering more about the wonderful city of Gloucester, Gloucestershire. It's for all who live, work and study here. There will be entertainment for all.

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Had our first meeting for this year's Heritage Open Days yesterday. Some great new ideas were discussed and some super opportunities for you to be involved with too - keep posted :) ...

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Gloucester Civic Trust shared Gloucester Blackfriars's photo. ...

We ran our first guided tour of the year today! History enthusiasts were treated to a tour by local Historian, Author and Gloucester Ambassador of the Year Phil Moss. Gloucester is steeped in History and we are proud that Blackfriars is one of the hidden gems!

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