July 2023

Gloucestershire Heritage Hub

'Bells & Whistles'

Our monthly themed event at the Heritage Hub looks at sport, entertainment & fairs in bygone times

Saturday 5 August, 1 - 4pm. Free of charge. Free parking

 Gloucestershire Heritage Hub, Alvin Street, Gloucester GL1 3DW

Talks of the day (please note: booking onto talks is required due to capacity.) 

 13:00 - Magic Lantern Show, Patrick Furley Book Now

Patrick will treat us to an authentic magic lantern display, once the height of technology! Step back in time and expect some quirky humour.

 14:30 - ‘Gloucestershire – The Fairground Calendar. A trip round the historical county of Gloucestershire to visit some of its many and varied fairs’ by Graham Downie Book Now​

Graham Downie, author, Chairman of the Fairground Association of Great Britain and an advisor to the National Fairground & Circus Archive at the University of Sheffield.

Book via Events at www.heritagehub.org.uk

 More on the day (no booking needed)

  • Display of Gloucester Rugby Club records held at Gloucestershire Archives curated by Gloucester Rugby enthusiast, author and historian Malc King.  Even better, Malc and fellow Gloucester Rugby Heritage trustee Ron Etheridge will be on hand to chat!.
  • Free refreshments throughout the afternoon.
  • Is entertainment in your genes? Find out more at the Gloucestershire Family History Resource Centre, open from 10am. [Main event starts at 1pm]

'Bells & Whistles' is part of the Kingsholm Activity Day:  exciting art, culture, and heritage events throughout the neighbourhood delivered in partnership with Voices Gloucester



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