TALKS

 

Talks Programme – Gala Club

 

The Civic Trust talks programme provides interesting insights into local history.

These talks are free and are open to all but there is a retiring collection

The talks are held at the Gala Club, Fairmile Gardens, Tewkesbury Road, Gloucester GL2 9EB at 7.30 pm.

A new programme of talks will start in the autumn. Check back here for the details

 

Wednesday October 19th. Lest we forget.

A talk by Min Lane which tells the story of the formation of the British Legion in Gloucester 100 years ago. The talk will cover the events following the end of the war at 11 am on November 11th, 1918.

 

Wednesday November 23rd. Magic Lantern Show

Pat Furley will be bringing his magic lantern show. We will be transported back more than 100 years and see Christmas cards and events of yesteryear.

 

Wednesday February 15th 2023. Innovations in the City Corporation

Karen Davidson from Gloucestershire Heritage Hub will talk about the introduction of things that were innovations at the time – such as traffic lights and telephone boxes – and the public reaction to them.

 

Wednesday March 15th 2023. Selling houses in Gloucester

Julian Farr is a well known local Estate Agent. He will be talking about the changes in the housing market in Gloucester.

 

Wednesday April 19th 2023. AGM

Following the AGM there will be a light-hearted presentation by Pat Furley who will be introducing the wonders of the phonograph – a forerunner if the gramophone. Pat plans to record the voices of some of those present.

 

 

 

 

 

Talks Programme – St John’s

 

The Civic Trust talks programme provides interesting insights into local history.

These talks are free and are open to all but there is a retiring collection.

The talks are held at St John’s Methodist Church in Northgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2AN at 7.30 pm