• Westonbirt School - it's History


    Margie Hoffnung will take us through the development of this extraordinary Victorian vision, showing how the Holford family created these extraordinary gardens over several generations, and the recent stunning restoration work undertaken.

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  • Ugly Mugs: Gloucestershire gargoyles


    John Putley explores the origins of gargoyles and looks at the possible reasons why they were created. Finally, he looks at some of the different forms that can be found on our local churches and buildings

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  • John Thelwall and Gloucestershire


    In the summer of 1797, Citizen John Thelwall, ‘the most dangerous man in England’, ‘that Jacobin fox’, came to stay in Gloucestershire for the summer. Stuart Butler will relate the story of his life, times and sojourn in Gloucestershire

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  • Sharpness Docks - Past, Present & Future


    Dr Ray Wilson will introduce us to the origins and construction of the Docks and will go on to look at the vessels, cargoes, buildings and of course the social history of the last two centuries.

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