GLOUCESTER CIVIC TRUST 2019 ST MICHAEL’S TOWER TALKS AND EVENTS

Saturday 27th April –11.30am Paranormal Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Paranormal Investigation Services share some of their investigations of locations within Historical Gloucestershire. Tickets: £3.00

Saturday 18th May –11.30am The History of Gloucester Castle by Ian Holt

In 2017 excavations revealed the remains of the keep of Gloucester Castle. In the Middle Ages, Gloucester Castle was one of the most important Castles in England. This is a story of Kings, Queens, Civil Wars and the people of Gloucester. Tickets: £3.00

FREE CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES Saturday 25th May – 11am – 2pm Ahoy Me Hearties!

Come and join the pirates at St Michael’s Tower Lots of fun for all Face painting between 12noon – 2pm.

Saturday 8th June –11.30am 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings WWII

To commemorate this anniversary a short film about the D-Day Landings will be shown throughout the day at St Michael’s. Tickets: FREE

Saturday 15th June –11.30am Mary Cole of Gloucester by David Smith

Hear about the butcher’s daughter who became a Countess. Tickets: £3.00

Saturday 6th July –11.00am Poetry Cafe with Ian Holt and Paddy Selway

Come along and listen to poetry in the relaxed atmosphere of St Michael’s. Local poets are welcome to read their work. Please register if you wish to read a poem by calling 01452 526955. Tickets: FREE EVENT

Saturday 27th July – 11.30am Stand and Deliver by John Putley

Highway robbery and highwaymen bask in the reputation of being loveable, gallant rogues. John will look at the conditions that led to the ‘Golden Age Of Highwaymen’, including some of the dashing highwaymen of Gloucestershire. Tickets: £3.00

FREE CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES – Saturday 10th August – 11am – 2pm The Victorians

Join us at the Tower to find out more about Victorian times.

Saturday 7th September Gloucester Day

Call into the Tower to read about the origins of Gloucester Day and the Siege of Gloucester.

Saturday 5th October –11.30am Dr F.T. Bond Medical Officer the Board of Health by Rose McDowall.

Hear about the interesting and multi-talented Dr Bond, his work, his interests and his patents. Tickets: £3.00

Tickets for all talks are available at St Michael’s Tower and from Gloucester Tourist Information Office based at the Gloucester Museum, Brunswick Road, Gloucester.