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Heritage Hub Garden Party

This event is free to attend

See the new community garden, artwork and archival treasures. Behind the scenes tours, exhibitions, stalls and light refreshments available. Watch out for the civil war surgeon who will be available to heal musket wounds and pike injuries!

Other events taking place at the Heritage Hub garden party:

Pitch Up – a new performance inspired by camping
The Velcro Collective present an accessible and family friendly performance experience inspired by camping. It involves walkabout performances and an interactive performance installation. This is an accessible family experience for all with rolling activities and performance. Drop in during the afternoon to catch some of the action. Audio described.

Celebrating 100 Years of Gloucestershire Deaf Association- 2019 is GDA’s 100th Anniversary. We are celebrating our work with deaf and hard of hearing people including people that use British Sign Language as their first language.

Celebrating 180 years of Gloucestershire Constabulary- Gloucestershire Constabulary is the second oldest county force and has a rich and varied history to share. An exhibition of photographs, documents, memories and artifacts. Please note this exhibition runs until Fri 13 Sept and again from Mon 16 – Fri 20 Sep.

Display of finds by Andy Frape and Taynton Metal Detecting Club- A display of coins, artefacts and non-metallic finds (pottery, flint and clay pipes) from over 40 years of collecting in Gloucestershire spanning all ages researched and recorded for posterity.

A talk about the Saxon Warrior of Operation Shallow Grave- In 2016 a high status Saxon burial was found in Gloucestershire and was recently excavated with the help of the MOD’s Operation Nightingale. This is a story of latter-day warriors dug by modern-day veterans. Talk lasts for 45 minutes.

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All children must be accompanied by an adult

This event has suitable wheelchair access

Event Dates & Times
  • Sun 8th Sep, 2019 13:30 - 17:00
  • Sun 8th Sep, 2019 14:00
  • A talk about the Saxon Warrior of Operation Shallow Grave
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Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
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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