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...

Activities in the Tower 2013

Saturday 1st June at 11.30: “Longford in Old Film”. The “premier” of a film found in an attic!  The film clips show the Longford area in the late 1940’s.  2 x 15 minute films to be screened at 11.30.  One screening only. Free – but please call the Tower on...

Tower Talks 2013

The TOWER TALKS 2013 – all tickets cost £2 and include refreshments, and proceeds go to the Conservation of St Michael’s Tower (all talks start at 11 am). Saturday 20 April: “Prisoner of War Camps and Hostels 1939 – 1945″. During WW2 Gloucester...

Winter Talks 2012-13

GLOUCESTER CIVIC TRUST Autumn/Winter public talks – 2012/2013 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 THE Forest of Dean is a place to enjoy the Spring bluebells, a Summer picnic or the Autumn colours – yet it also has a long and rich history. The first talk in our new series...

September Events

Saturday 1st September – 15th September: A photographic exhibition by Peter Wiles in St Michael’s Tower. Free Entry. Thursday 6th September at 10.45 am: “Armchair Tour of Gloucester” at St Michael’s Tower. Take a tour of Gloucester’s fine city whilst sitting in a...