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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

Book a selection of guided tours around Gloucester

St Michael's Tower

The Headquarters of the Gloucester Civic Trust

News

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Events

Find out more about Gloucester Civic Trust Events and Activities

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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Llanthony Secunda Priory: Past & Present

June 22, 2017, 7:30pm - June 22, 2017, 3:00pm

Dr Edwina Bell and Emma Davies will be presenting a talk on Thursday evening at 7.30pm in conjunction with Gloucester Civic Trust on the Llanthony Secunda Priory project thus far. We’ll be looking at the campaign to save Llanthony over the years, the goals of the current Re-formation Project and what’s in store for Llanthony’s future. Do join us to find out more about what’s going on behind the fencing! No booking required, retiring collection. Volunteering

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A great chance to find out what's been going on at Llanthony Secunda Priory past, present and little of the future. ...

Llanthony Secunda Priory: Past & Present

June 22, 2017, 7:30pm - June 22, 2017, 3:00pm

Dr Edwina Bell and Emma Davies will be presenting a talk on Thursday evening at 7.30pm in conjunction with Gloucester Civic Trust on the Llanthony Secunda Priory project thus far. We’ll be looking at the campaign to save Llanthony over the years, the goals of the current Re-formation Project and what’s in store for Llanthony’s future. Do join us to find out more about what’s going on behind the fencing! No booking required, retiring collection. Volunteering

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Coming up this Saturday, a great talk by Tony Conder 'Should Gloucester be called Royal Gloucester? ...

Should Gloucester be called Royal Gloucester?

May 13, 2017, 11:30am - May 13, 2017, 6:30am

In 2016 citizens were asked to comment on a proposal to get Gloucester 'Royal' status. Gloucester has a long history of royal residence and visits. If any city is worthy of the addition of the word Royal to it surely it is Gloucester? This talk explores Gloucester's history and how towns become 'Royal'. Tickets £3

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