Summer 2019

Gloucestershire Heritage Hub

Heritage Hub Garden Party

Sunday 8 September, 1.30 - 5pm


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.

Photo by Jack Offord

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 artefacts spanning a hundred years of policing in Gloucestershire.

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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