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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, 3rd April to 30th September (closed Bank Holidays)

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Tours

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St Michael's Tower

The Headquarters of the Gloucester Civic Trust

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Events

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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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Tomorrow's talk at St Michael's Tower, Gloucester with Gloucester Civic Trust - tickets available from the Gloucester Tourist Information Centre and at the door tomorrow! ...

1917 - Passchendaele and the Year of Change

July 29, 2017, 11:30am - July 29, 2017, 6:30am

A look at the fourth year of the Great War, through the eyes of some of the Gloucestershire men who were involved, not only in the Thirs Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) but also the often overlooked battles of Arras and Cambrai. We also look at the advances in tactics and equipment that allowed these battles to be fought in the way they were. Tickets £3.00

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We've uploaded a great number of tours, walks and open doors for this Heritage Open Days - still more to come! All are FREE, but some a limited to certain numbers so tickets. Get in quick! ...

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Majors Gareth and Susan Heward and the congregation of the Salvation Army are delighted to host the History Festival Songs of Praise. The theme for this year’s event is Reformers and will mark not only the 500th anniversary of the reformation by Martin Luther but also Gloucestrians George Whitfield (preacher and evangelist) and Robert Raikes (introduced Sunday Schools), along with Pamela Morgan (commenced the work of the Salvation Army in Gloucester). It will incorporate hymns and readings associated with each of the above, with music provided by Gloucester Salvation Army Band (Cliff Matthews) and Songster (Philip Webb). PRE BOOKING REQUIRED ...

History Festival Songs of Praise

September 10, 2017, 7:00pm - September 10, 2017, 3:00pm

Majors Gareth and Susan Heward and the congregation of the Salvation Army are delighted to host the History Festival Songs of Praise. The theme for this year’s event is Reformers and will mark not only the 500th anniversary of the reformation by Martin Luther but also Gloucestrians George Whitfield (preacher and evangelist) and Robert Raikes (introduced Sunday Schools), along with Pamela Morgan (commenced the work of the Salvation Army in Gloucester). It will incorporate hymns and readings associated with each of the above, with music provided by Gloucester Salvation Army Band (Cliff Matthews) and Songster (Philip Webb). PRE BOOKING REQUIRED

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