Open Day and Tea Party

2nd September 2018 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Gloucestershire Heritage Hub
Alvin Street & Clarence Row
Gloucester GL1

Gloucestershire Heritage Hub Community Open Day 2nd September 2018, 1Oam to 4pm

Program of Events

1Oam Open

10.30am Behind the scenes guided tour (approx. 30 minutes)

11.00am Family friendly talk by Our roaming highwayman
11.00am “Treasures Of the Archives” illustrated talk

11.30am Behind the scenes guided tour (approx. 30 minutes)

12 noon Film show created from spoken memories (Memories Of parents in WW1 ; the old Cattle
Market; childhood memories of the Picturedrome cinema; the home front in WW2; the deep
snowfall of 1947; the Sevem Bridge disaster; Fielding & Platt at Christmas; the suitcase; and
obtaining a hat). (approx. 35 minutes).

12.30pm Behind the scenes guided tour (approx. 30 minutes)

1.30pm Behind the scenes guided tour (approx. 30 minutes)

2.00pm Family friendly talk by our roaming highwayman

2.00pm “Treasures of the Archives” illustrated talk

2.30pm Behind the scenes guided tour (approx. 30 minutes)

3.00pm Film show created from spoken memories (Memories of father in WWI; the Three Choirs
Festival; a bomb dropping in WW2; growing up during and after WW2; the 1947 floods; Fielding &
Platt at Christmas; a wandering cat; an artist’s impression of Barton and Tredworth scenes;
opening a shop on Barton St; and breakfast at a teashop). (approx 35 mins). N.B. The content Of
this film show is completely different to the show seen at 12.00.

4.00pm Close

And don’t miss —
Treasure hunt and quiz for children; tea and cake; family tree drop-in sessions throughout the day
with Gloucestershire Family History Society; conservation display with one of our conservators;
meet the artists; exhibitions on women’s policing in the county; Dame Joan Cook and Gloucester’s
first grammar school; Our volunteers’ sign-up desk; selection of original items on display from
Gloucestershire Archives’ collections; live folk music; a display of photographs of how the building
project progressed over the last 18 months.

Open Day Poster