Gloucester Civic Trust announces this year’s varied programme of monthly talks to be held at the Gala club in Longford. All talks start at 7-30pm and are open to all, so members please bring a friend.

The programme is as follows, but for full details check the individual date on our web site news calendar.

Thursday, September 24th “Ow Bist Auld Butty?” will introduce us to mysteries, mayhem and murder in the beautiful Forest of Dean and Wye Valley – Speaker DAVE BALLARD

Thursday, October 15th- “Railways – past, present and future” – Speaker IAN HATTON

A subject close to his heart since not only is it a life long fascination but he also works on the rail network as a guard!!!!

Wednesday, November 18th – “Where There’s Muck There’s Brass” a talk on the brass band movement in Gloucestershire – Speaker TREVOR PICKEN President of the Stroud Brass Band Festival as well as a previous conductor of Nailsworth Silver Band.

Thursday, February 18th – History of Barnwood in pictures over the past 100 years” – Speaker

BRIAN McBURNIE

Thursday, March 18th – “Benedictine Monks and other Orders” – Speaker – Doctor JEREMY BARNES

Thursday, April 15th – Gloucester of yesteryear”- Rare film footage acquired by the GLOUCESTER CINE AND VIDEO CLUB