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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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Enjoy the benefits of joining the Gloucester Civic Trust

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

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...

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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 origins...

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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...

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Gloucester Civic Trust on Facebook

Tomorrow's talk at St Michael's Tower, Gloucester with Gloucester Civic Trust - tickets available from the Gloucester Tourist Information Centre and at the door tomorrow! ...

1917 - Passchendaele and the Year of Change

July 29, 2017, 11:30am - July 29, 2017, 6:30am

A look at the fourth year of the Great War, through the eyes of some of the Gloucestershire men who were involved, not only in the Thirs Battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) but also the often overlooked battles of Arras and Cambrai. We also look at the advances in tactics and equipment that allowed these battles to be fought in the way they were. Tickets £3.00

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We've uploaded a great number of tours, walks and open doors for this Heritage Open Days - still more to come! All are FREE, but some a limited to certain numbers so tickets. Get in quick! ...

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Majors Gareth and Susan Heward and the congregation of the Salvation Army are delighted to host the History Festival Songs of Praise. The theme for this year’s event is Reformers and will mark not only the 500th anniversary of the reformation by Martin Luther but also Gloucestrians George Whitfield (preacher and evangelist) and Robert Raikes (introduced Sunday Schools), along with Pamela Morgan (commenced the work of the Salvation Army in Gloucester). It will incorporate hymns and readings associated with each of the above, with music provided by Gloucester Salvation Army Band (Cliff Matthews) and Songster (Philip Webb). PRE BOOKING REQUIRED ...

History Festival Songs of Praise

September 10, 2017, 7:00pm - September 10, 2017, 3:00pm

Majors Gareth and Susan Heward and the congregation of the Salvation Army are delighted to host the History Festival Songs of Praise. The theme for this year’s event is Reformers and will mark not only the 500th anniversary of the reformation by Martin Luther but also Gloucestrians George Whitfield (preacher and evangelist) and Robert Raikes (introduced Sunday Schools), along with Pamela Morgan (commenced the work of the Salvation Army in Gloucester). It will incorporate hymns and readings associated with each of the above, with music provided by Gloucester Salvation Army Band (Cliff Matthews) and Songster (Philip Webb). PRE BOOKING REQUIRED

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