Gloucester History Festival: September 7th – 22nd 2024



Dan Snow, Max Hastings, Kate Mosse, Dan Jones, Alison Weir, Tracy Borman, Helen Castor, Robert Harris, Nathen Amin and Jonathan Dimbleby are just some of the world-class speakers who will be sharing their love of history in Gloucester this September alongside our festival patrons David Olusoga and Michael Wood.

Join 100 of Britain’s top historians and broadcasters in a mouthwatering programme  over 200 events spanning the ancient city, including the unique tradition of Gloucester Day and Heritage Open Days throwing stunning historical buildings open to all. Gloucester Day kicks off the celebrations on 7 September with Heritage Open Days running 13 to 15 September and the Blackfriars Talks at the magnificent Blackfriars Priory from Saturday 14 to Sunday 22 September.

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The Brochure will be available in July.