Events

Apr
6
Thu
Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
Apr 6 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.

Apr
12
Wed
“Painted Wall advertising” @ Gloucestershire Family History Centre
Apr 12 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

By: Derrick Hall

 

 

Free Car Parking Available

Apr
19
Wed
Branch A.G.M. @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Apr 19 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Branch Annual General Meeting at the West Dean Centre, Bream.

May
16
Tue
National Archives visit
May 16 all-day
May
17
Wed
How to get the best out of village records @ West Dean Centre, Bream
May 17 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Rose Hewlett on “How to get the best out of village records”.  West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.

Jun
1
Thu
Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
Jun 1 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.

Jun
21
Wed
Memorial Inscription Recording
Jun 21 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Venue to be announced.

Jul
19
Wed
Family History in a Forest Churchyard – Lydney, St Mary’s. @ St Mary's Church
Jul 19 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Our Family History in a Forest Churchyard series continues with St Mary’s, Lydney. This series was started by Steve Cooper a few years ago.

This event will be led by branch member Pat Morris. Pat will tell us about some of the more interesting memorials and people in the churchyard.

Meet at the entrance gate to St Mary’s on Church Road, Lydney at 7:00 pm.

In the event of wet/bad weather please check here before travelling.

Aug
16
Wed
Forest of Dean branch – meeting – t.b.a. @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Aug 16 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM

To be announced

Sep
20
Wed
Defending the Drift – Hook V.C. of Rourkes drift @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Sep 20 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Paul Barnett on “Defending the Drift”, the story of Alfred Henry Hook V.C., hero of the Zulu Wars, who was buried at Churcham (St. Andrew) Churchyard. West Dean Centre, Bream, 7.30pm.

Sep
21
Thu
National Archives Visit
Sep 21 all-day
Sep
23
Sat
Forest of Dean Branch Open Day @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Sep 23 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

New Venue this year in the centre of the village of Bream.

Oct
5
Thu
Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
Oct 5 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.

Dec
7
Thu
Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
Dec 7 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Bring your problems for discussion and research.  Also laptops, tablets, wtc.. Wi-fi is available.