Branch Open Day at the Witherby Room, West Dean Centre, Bream, 10.00am to 3.00pm. MEMBERS AND NON MEMBERS WELCOME.
FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY
Celebrating 40 years
On SUNDAY 28TH April 10.00am – 3.00pm
At The Heritage Hub, Alvin Street, Gloucester GL1 3AH
Come along and see the Society at their new Family History Centre
Meet the volunteers and discover the resources that are available.
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
10.00 Event Opening
10.15 Behind the Scenes Tour of the Heritage Hub
11.00 Talk by Jenny Eastwood “Starting Your Family History”
11.15 Behind the Scenes Tour of the Heritage Hub
12.00 Talk by Amelia Bennett “ Introduction to DNA & Family History”
12.15 Behind the Scenes Tour of the Heritage Hub
13.00 Address by Colin Chapman President of GFHS and cutting of 40th anniversary celebration cake.
14.00 Talk by Nick Barratt “Family History in the Future”
14.15 Behind the Scenes Tour of the Heritage Hub
15.00 Close of Event
For more details & full programme please see the website www.gfhs.org.uk
Tel 01452 524344
Diane Standing will talk to us about underground exploration in the Forest of Dean. Cavers have explored many places underground where our ancestors once worked.
A talk by local historian Averil Kear on a school that transferred to Lydney for a time.
By:- John Putley
(The Medieval/Tudor/Stuart Barber-Surgeon)
This will be preceded by the A.G.M. at which the new committee will be elected.
By:- Richard Cann
Gloucester Cathedral: let’s forget Crecy!
A translation of the story illustrated in the Great Eat Window
By:- Roger Turner
By:- Rose Hewlett
The Birdlip Lady exhibition (to include copies of the exhibits)