The Folk of Gloucester is a project situated within a 16th century Tudor building with the City community at its heart. Honouring and learning about our past, by bringing people together from the present, our aim is to keep the history of Gloucester city alive through the telling of stories.

Opening Hours: Tuesday 10am – 12.30pm; Thursday 10am – 4pm; Friday 10am – 4pm; Saturday 10am – 4pm.

Café is open Thursday – Saturday. Serving food between 11am and 2 pm. 

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Be a part of Gloucester’s history and make a real difference to your community by volunteering at the Folk. The Folk is run by a friendly team of volunteers but we always need more. It’s a great way to make the most of your skills, learn new skills, make new friends and have fun. There are lots of opportunities such as meeting and greeting, helping in the cafe and bar, conducting tours, organising our events, stewarding, building maintenance, administration and lots more. 

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Patron of Gloucester Civic Trust

Janina Ramirez, well known academic and TV presenter, historian, author, and President of Gloucester History Festival,  accepted this role in September 2022.  Photo with Martyn White  our Chairman with a plaque to commemorate the occasion when Janina, as our Patron,...

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Tours of The Folk

Booking for April is now available - check out the Folk page. The photo below shows Richard Say (who organised the visit), Min Lane and Sue Smith with Phillipa Lacey Brewell as they show her around the Folk. Phillipa has an Instagram page called British History Tours...

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