Gloucester Civic Trust News



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 www.gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk 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

Planning Appraisal Panel

The latest GLOUCESTER CIVIC TRUST Planning Appraisal Panel reports are here.

Heritage Open Weekend

Heritage Open Weekend – 12, 13 and 14 September.  This is a national event where many of our heritage buildings are open to the public free of charge.  The Civic Trust has a  host of walks on offer – all … Continue reading