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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.


St Michael’s Tower Opening Hours

3rd April to 27th October (closed Bank Holidays)
Monday to Saturday 10.30am to 4pm

Guided Tours

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St Michael's Tower

The Headquarters of the Gloucester Civic Trust


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Sites of Interest

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Latest News from Gloucester Civic Trust

The Folk of Gloucester!

This will be the new name for the Life Museum which was previously the Folk Museum in Westgate Street.   Gloucester Civic Trust are taking over the building in the Autumn and it will be reopened as an Exhibition and events space for the Community in the Spring of...


Autumn/Winter public talks 2019-230 USUALLY our talks are on the third Wednesday of the month – apart from the first - which is earlier to coincide with the Gloucester History Festival. Our venue, as always, the Gala Club at 7.30pm. Wednesday, September 11:- Popular...

Getting to know……the publicity team!!!

The publicity team was set up in October 2018 and is part of the communications committee. The team draws people from all parts of the trust and always welcomes new members. The aim of the com is to bring together a group of people to help to promote the work of the...

Apple Week at Gloucester Life Museum

Apple Week at Gloucester Life Museum Tuesday 16th October to Saturday, 20th October ending with the traditional “Apple Day” @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm on Saturday (Free Entry)   Apple Week 16th to 20th October This year for the first time there will be an “Apple week”...

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This weekend we're hosting an exhibition by Jack Russell! Come along and have a look!

Somac - Gloucester's Summer of Music, Arts & Culture Sibling Distillery Art In The City

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Visiting Gloucester soon? Wondering what's on during the week - well everyday (except Sunday) you can enjoy a City Tour.

Come and find out more about the beautiful city of Gloucester and its Heritage!

A knowledgeable Gloucester Civic Trust tour guide will lead a walking tour of our historic city.

The tour departs from the Trust’s city centre headquarters at St Michael’s Tower (telephone 01452 526955) at 11am each day apart from Sundays and is priced at £5.00p person with no charge for sixteen year olds and younger. If you have a GL Card - you can save 20%!

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Gloucester Civic Trust

It's Saturday! 2pm tour is available today! Keep your eyes peeled for the Gloucester Carnival processional 3.30pm 👀🎉🎊 ...

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6 days ago

Gloucester Civic Trust

Woop woop woop! 🎉🎉🎉 ...

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This Saturday, to mark the launch of @GLArtintheCity, we are delighted to have on display in Lower College Green, 'Wings' by Stained Glass Artist Edgar Phillips Do come by and take a look 🧚‍♀️👀👐 @Glos_SoMAC #art #stainedglass

Check out "Art Historian Talks" - members use the code CIVIC01 - get 20% off! @GLArtintheCity https://t.co/TWUr7ILpWL @EventbriteUK

This Saturday! Exhibition by @jackrussellart in #TheTower. Plus a guided tour at 11am and 2pm! #Gloucester #art #heritage

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