The Life and Times of Fred Archer

SATURDAY 15 JUNE at 11am, at St Michael’s Tower: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF FRED ARCHER – A GLOUCESTERSHIRE SPORTING HERO Born in 1857, Fred Archer was once the most celebrated jockeys in England. At over 5 foot 8 inches, he was unusually tall for a jockey. Much of...

Screening of rare film footage

On Saturday 1st June at 11.30 am in St Michael’s Tower Gloucester Civic Trust will be screening some rare film footage. Two films will be shown each lasting about 20 minutes. One film is taken in 1948 and the other film in 1949. Both films are of...

DING DONG!!

GLOUCESTER CIVIC TRUST PRESS RELEASE  DING DONG!! “BELL RINGING” NOW AVAILABLE IN ST MICHAEL’S TOWER  Gloucester Civic Trust is excited to announce that a bell has been reinstalled in the belfry of St Michael’s Tower. Adults and children can now come along to St...

Book Launch at St Michael’s Tower

 SATURDAY 21st JULY from 11am Local author Darrel Kirby will be promoting his latest book  “Gloucester Then and Now” in St Michael’s Tower on Saturday 21 July from 11 am to 12, and from 2pm – 3pm. Darrel will be on hand to personally sign all...