Gloucester Heritage Forum


The founder members of the Gloucester Heritage Forum were:

  • Gloucester Cathedral.
  • Llanthony Secunda Priory Trust.
  • Gloucester City Council
  • St Mary de Crypt Church
  • Canal and River Trust
  • Gloucestershire Archives

The wider partners are:

  • Gloucester Culture Trust.
  • Gloucester History Festival.
  • The Civic Trust.
  • Gloucestershire Family History Society.
  • National Churches Trust.
  • Gloucester Wildlife Trust.
  • Mariners Church
  • Olympus Theatre
  • Soldiers of Gloucester Museum

In addition, the Forum connects with a wider group through its members, for example, to partners of the Heritage Hub.

The purposes of the GHF are to:

  • Be an advocate for heritage in the city.
  • Provide mutual support and networking to individuals and organisations involved in heritage activities, including to assist in joined-up or co-ordinated activity
  • Encourage and support “heritage” volunteering.
  • Contribute to major city-wide planning and promotion particularly linked to events and tourism.
  • Provide strategic support for city-wide initiatives with a heritage component.
  • Support heritage organisations in Gloucester seeking National Lottery Heritage Fund or other major grant investment by sharing expertise and providing informal advice.