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Gloucestershire Heritage Hub Open Day

This event is free to attend

First chance to see former Kingsholm School/ Gloucestershire Archives’ major transformation.

Behind the scenes guided tours (10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30 and 14.30).
Family history drop-in sessions;
exhibitions on archival treasures, Joan Cook & Crypt School, women policing and landscape of lower Severn (free River Severn booklets for first 200 visitors);
Meet the artists, local historians, experts on Dowty and police history; folk music; coffee and cakes.

Children's activities and related family-friendly talks; treasure hunt and Heritage Hub quiz. Watch out for the highwayman who will be roaming the site. Highwayman craft activities all day and related family-friendly talks (at 11.00 and 14.00). Take part in the treasure hunt and Heritage Hub quiz.

Film shows (12.00 and 15.00): Films created from spoken memories of parents during World War One; World War Two bombs; coming to Gloucester; the City’s proud industrial heritage; and quirky stories such as driving cattle through Gloucester’s streets, delivering bread to Maisemore by boat, and the relief of Birdlip.

Parking: Blue badge parking. Some parking on-site but plenty of local car-parks within 5 minutes walk.

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All children must be accompanied by an adult

This event has suitable wheelchair access

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Event Dates & Times
  • Sun 2nd Sep, 2018 10:30 - 16:00
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Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Meet at the Reception
Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Also Known as Gloucestershire Archives. Clarence Row, Gloucester GL1 3DW

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The History Festival is organised by Gloucester History Trust reg: 1176776

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