Tour Guide Training Programme

Over the past 35 years The Civic Society has developed an award winning tour guide presence in the City of Gloucester. Places are available for the next training sessions to be held over the Winter months. Starting in the New Year, a series of lectures will be...

Autumn and Winter Talks 2013/14

Programme of Speakers Wednesday, September 18st:- One of our own guides Richard Trelfa will kick off our new season with a delightful talk entitled “From cherubs to the Angel of Death, Faces on Gloucester’s buildings”. How often do we walk around...

Activities at St Michael’s Tower

Daily Activities for adults and children in St Michael’s Tower St Michael’s Tower has a host of FREE activities to keep children occupied during the school holidays and at the weekend. Make Your Own Family Shield Children can have a go designing their own family...

The 2013 Gloucester Heritage Open Days

The 2013 Gloucester Heritage Open Days and the History Festival Booklets are now available at St Michael’s Tower and from the Tourist Information Centre. Information can be found on www.gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk It’s important you book your tickets...

A Civic Trust Result!

As many of you know the demolition of the former Gloscat site has been well underway these past two weeks. Although Gloucester Civic Trust had assurances from Linden Homes that the two bronze doors would be saved and are to be incorporated into the new scheme, we had...

Heritage Open Weekend

Heritage Open Weekend – 12, 13 and 14 September.  This is a national event where many of our heritage buildings are open to the public free of charge.  The Civic Trust has a  host of walks on offer – all free. At the time of writing we are told that for...

August Events at St Michael’s Tower

Saturday 10 August – Explore Gloucester for Free A Family Event available from 11am – 1pm. Explore! is a family quiz trail which lasts just under one hour. It’s fun and entertaining.  The trail is normally taken up by schools and various youth groups...

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

On Tuesday 16th July, Prince Richard, the Duke of Gloucester, presented the Civic Trust with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. The Award which is an MBE for organisations was presented to Robin Morris the Chairman of Gloucester Civic Trust to recognise...