TALKS & VISIT DATES

2pm 3rd February 2019 – Blackfriars Priory in Gloucester

Blackfriars Priory. Blackfriars Lane, off Ladybellegate Street, Gloucester, GL12HN. Meet at the front gate to the Blackgriars at 2pm.The Blackfriars site is a restored 13th century Dominican priory, with several large halls. The building is hosting ‘What’s Your Game’ a kit fair for Re-enactors, Steampunk & Roleplayers, but we have permission from the organisers to look around the building. Entry will cost £3. There is also a café and a blacksmith with a working Forge.

Please e-mail expressions of interest to Andy Moir GRBG Chaiman: akmoir@tree-ring.co.uk

10am March 16th CAG Conference

The Committee for Archaeology in Gloucestershire’s annual conference is on Saturday 16th Match 2019 in the Guildhall, Gloucester from 10am to 5pm. The theme of the conference is “Fifty years at Crickley Hill and recent archaeological discoveries in Gloucestershire”. Cost £15, please click here for full details and booking form: CAG booking form 2019

10am 23rd March – GBRG AGM

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Gloucestershire Building Recording Group has been convened to take place at St Michael’s Tower, The Cross, Gloucester on Saturday the 23rd March 2019. The meeting will commence from 10am. Please download a copy of the agenda here: GBRG AGM 2019 – 23-03

11.30am 23rd March 2019 – St Nicholas (the leaning tower of Gloucester)

St Nicholas Church, Westgate Street, Gloucester GL1 2QT. Meet outside the entrance of St Nicholas at 11.30am for a 1 hour guided tour of this church. Now under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust, this redundant building is real history. A church was first built on this site in 1180. It is a combination of Norman architecture, medieval replacement and Victorian restoration. The Tower and its spire is leans considerably, it gives Gloucester its very own leaning tower.

Please e-mail expressions of interest to Mary Matthews GRBG Secretary: marymatthews04@hotmail.co.uk

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