Spring 2021

Gloucestershire Heritage Hub

Spring Weekend


Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 April. Events running throughout the weekend.

Enjoy City Voices talks in the morning, take part in a singing workshop at noon, explore Gloucester's buildings virtually in the afternoon and hear from experts in our evening Blackfriars Talks

Experience a range of incredible speakers including Horrible Histories expert Greg Jenner discussing history, scandal and celebrity with historian and festival president Janina Ramirez; Katja Hoyer, author of Blood and Iron one of the most acclaimed history books to be published this year; Vanley Burke, the iconic photographer widely acknowledged as the godfather of Black British photography, insightful local archaeologist Andrew Armstrong and more.

Click on each link to find out more and book your ticket

17 April, 10am - Margaret of Anjou!  Gloucester Museum & Andrew Armstrong

17 April, 12pm - HUM: Sing it Back On:song

17 April, 1pm -  Dulverton House: A 13th Century Infirmary transformed for 21st Century learning

17 April, 2pm - Cathedral Library Tour  Gloucester Cathedral

17 April, 4pm - Vanley Burke  Interviewed by Rider Shafique

17 April, 6pm - Greg Jenner & Janina Ramirez  Dead Famous: A History of Celebrity from Bronze Age to Silver Screen

17 April, 8pm - Tim Marshall  The Power of Geography

18 April, 10am - You called we came, Diverse City  All Nations Community Centre

18 April, 12pm - Cathedral 360 tours Gloucester Cathedral

18 April, 1pm - Gloucester Heritage Open Days film

18 April, 2pm - Take a Trip to DeCrypt, Discover DeCrypt

18 April, 4pm - Katja Hoyer  Blood and Iron: Germany 1871-1918

18 April, 6pm - Robert Pike Silent Village: Life and Death in Occupied France

18 April, 8pm -  The Blackfriars Talks: 2020 Highlights     

For more information visit www.gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk/


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