Events

Dec
13
Wed
Members Christmas Event @ Hucclecote Methodist Hall
Dec 13 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

Entertainment By CROSS UKES a well known local Ukulele Band

Dec
20
Wed
Christmas Social – 2017 @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Dec 20 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Our annual Christmas Social at the West Dean Centre, Bream.

Jan
10
Wed
Barnwood Biographies @ Hucclecote Methodist Hall
Jan 10 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Barwood Biographies 

A talk by John Williams of GFHS

A man who knows his local area very well.

 

Free Car parking available in the adjacent area .

Tea/Coffee with biscuit available small charge.

Jan
17
Wed
Talk: From Hope to Longhope – Captain Pringle, his life and times @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Jan 17 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

A talk by Jo Phelps on Captain Pringle of Longhope.

A talk about the life of Captain Henry Arthur Pringle, born 1864 in Hope, British Columbia, and died 1939 in Longhope, Gloucestershire. He became a Mining Engineer and had interests in mines around the globe, retiring to Longhope and attempting to revive iron ore mines in the Forest of Dean.

 

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

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

Feb
14
Wed
St Nicholas’ @ Hucclecote Methodist Hall
Feb 14 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

A general talk and description of the Church and architecture includes visual images.

By Robert Tucker

Feb
21
Wed
Episode of USA version of Who Do You Think You Are? @ West DEan Centre, Bream
Feb 21 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

We will have an episode of the Who Do You Think You Are? from “across the pond”.

Mar
21
Wed
The Rise of Education in the Forest of Dean with Averil Kear. @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Mar 21 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Averil has researched how education came to our area and will give her talk to the branch.

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

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

Apr
18
Wed
Branch A.G.M. @ West Dean Centre, Bream
Apr 18 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Come along to the West Dean Centre to the Branch A.G.M.

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

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

Jun
30
Sat
SWAG-FAIR @ GWR Steam Museum
Jun 30 @ 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM

 

Flyers are available at the Family History Centre if collected in person, entitling a 50p reduction on the entry charge.

Incorporate into your visit the Steam Museum, National Trust Headquarters, The Outlet Centre (for the bargains)

Free Talks Throughout the Day

11.00 Breaking down brick walls in your family history research
with Mark Bayley, Online Genealogy ExpertHow to resolve stumbling blocks in your family history research using new and unique search strategies to find those missing relatives.
12:15 Researching your Nonconformist Ancestors
with the Revd Emma Walsh of the Angus Library, Oxford
13.30 Breaking down brick walls in your family history research
with Mark Bayley, Online Genealogy ExpertHow to resolve stumbling blocks in your family history research using new and unique search strategies to find those missing relatives.

see also swag-fair.co.uk

Oct
4
Thu
Research Evening @ Ashcroft Centre
Oct 4 @ 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

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

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

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