Talks & Special Events

Tower Talks 2022




Please join us at St Michael’s Tower for the following Tower Talks.


Saturday May 21st 11.00 am. From Holy Wells to Regency Spas. A talk about healing springs by A Pilbeam.
Saturday June 18th 11.00 am. Tales of Jemmy Wood. A talk by R. Smith.
Saturday July 2nd 11.00 am. The story of Gloucester and Power Generation. A talk by Tony Conder
Saturday August 20th 11.00 am. Gloucester at the Restoration.  What was Gloucester like when Charles returned to the throne? A talk by Ian Holt.
Saturday September 17th 11.00 am. Poppies amongst the Daffodils: a story of the Dymock Poets. A talk by A Mellor.
Saturday October 15th 11.00 am. Tales from Llanthony Secunda Priory. A talk by Rose McDowall


Tickets for all talks cost £3.00 and are available at St Michael’s Tower either in advance or on the day.


Note: The programme may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control



Special Events 2022


Please join us for the following special events


Saturday April 16th. 10.30am – 1.00 pm. Children’s Easter Activities.

Try your hand at making an Easter bonnet and other crafts to celebrate Easter.

Friday June 3rd – Sunday June 5th. Queen’s Jubilee

 We will be celebrating the Queens Platinum Jubilee and the Tall Ships Festival over this weekend

Saturday July 16th. 11.00 – 12.00. Poetry at the Tower.

Join the ever-popular poetry café. Bring along your own poems or share your favourites.

Saturday July 30th. Festival of archaeology.

Join us in the city-wide celebration of Gloucester’s archaeology here at St Michaels.

Saturday August 27th. Retro day in Gloucester

Join the Tower in the annual retro experience.

Saturday September 3rd. Gloucester Day

Ever remember the 5th of September. Call in and find out why Gloucester celebrates this day.

Friday 9th – Sunday 11th September. Heritage Open Days.




Armchair Tour of the City




There will be monthly Armchair Tours of the City on the following Thursdays at 11.00 am.


April 28th; May 26th; June 23rd; July 28th; August 25th; September 22nd


There is no charge for these events but we welcome donations.


Tower Book Club


Join the volunteers for a monthly book discussion. we will meet on a Wednesday afternoon at 2.00 pm. At the first session we will agree on book titles we might like to read. Refreshments will be provided.


April 13th; May 11th; June 8th; July 13th; August 10th; September 7th; October 5th.


Note: The programme may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control






For the full Civic Trust programme of events, please see the Calendar of Events  HERE