Gloucester Civic Trust News

BBC Radio Gloucestershire broadcast

    Gloucester Civic Trust is delighted to be the subject of not one, but two, hour long documentaries on BBC Radio Gloucestershire in April 2015. Popular broadcaster, Pete Wilson, meets with Trust volunteers at St Michael’s Tower  to talk … Continue reading


    Heritage Open Days is a national celebration of England’s fantastic history, offering FREE access, on four days annually in September, to properties usually closed to the public or which normally charge for admission. Gloucester is among the top three … Continue reading

King’s Square Upgrade

Press release from Gloucester Civic Trust King’s Square is very much in the limelight once more with the latest news the City Council has demolished the former Golden Egg restaurant with a view to sprucing up King’s Square. Gloucester Civic Trust … Continue reading

The Tower of Light

Gloucester Civic Trust for the past 3 years has been considering a lighting scheme for St Michael’s Tower. Various schemes have been considered in conjunction with Gloucester City Council that would best suit this iconic building in the heart of … Continue reading

Gloucester Civic Trust Update

Gloucester Civic Trust activities taking place in St Michael’s Tower during September Thursday 12th September at 10.45am: “Armchair Tour of Gloucester”.  Sit back in a comfy chair and take a “tour” of Gloucester. Using the outdoor camera on top of St Michael’s … Continue reading

Tour Guide Training Programme

Over the past 35 years The Civic Society has developed an award winning tour guide presence in the City of Gloucester. Places are available for the next training sessions to be held over the Winter months. Starting in the New … Continue reading

Autumn and Winter Talks 2013/14

Programme of Speakers Wednesday, September 18st:- One of our own guides Richard Trelfa will kick off our new season with a delightful talk entitled “From cherubs to the Angel of Death, Faces on Gloucester’s buildings”. How often do we walk … Continue reading

Activities at St Michael’s Tower

Daily Activities for adults and children in St Michael’s Tower St Michael’s Tower has a host of FREE activities to keep children occupied during the school holidays and at the weekend. Make Your Own Family Shield Children can have a … Continue reading

The 2013 Gloucester Heritage Open Days

The 2013 Gloucester Heritage Open Days and the History Festival Booklets are now available at St Michael’s Tower and from the Tourist Information Centre. Information can be found on It’s important you book your tickets as early as possible … Continue reading

A Civic Trust Result!

As many of you know the demolition of the former Gloscat site has been well underway these past two weeks. Although Gloucester Civic Trust had assurances from Linden Homes that the two bronze doors would be saved and are to … Continue reading