Gloucester Day Parade 2017

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 recently also...

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...

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...

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...

Gloucester Civic Awards

Download a nomination form here Gloucester Civic Trust is once again joining forces with the City Council, The Citizen and Marketing Gloucester to reward those involved in achieving high standards of architecture & design as the city undergoes its biggest ever...

BBC Radio Gloucestershire broadcast

    Gloucester Civic Trust is delighted to be the subject of not one, but two, hour long documentaries on BBC Radio Gloucestershire in April 2015. Popular broadcaster, Pete Wilson, meets with Trust volunteers at St Michael’s Tower  to talk about the...

HERITAGE OPEN DAYS 2014

Heritage Open Days is a national celebration of England’s fantastic history, offering FREE access, on four days annually in September, to properties usually closed to the public or which normally charge for admission. Gloucester is among the top three venues in the...

King’s Square Upgrade

Press release from Gloucester Civic Trust King’s Square is very much in the limelight once more with the latest news the City Council has demolished the former Golden Egg restaurant with a view to sprucing up King’s Square. Gloucester Civic Trust has been...

The Tower of Light

Gloucester Civic Trust for the past 3 years has been considering a lighting scheme for St Michael’s Tower. Various schemes have been considered in conjunction with Gloucester City Council that would best suit this iconic building in the heart of the city centre....