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Making, Mending, Marking. Speaker Jo Teague

Tewkesbury Baptist Church Station Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Female orphans in Victorian Cheltenham were taught sewing as a means to earn a living. Jo will explore their lives both in the orphanage and af-ter as servants and textile workers, with illustra-tions of their work. The talk supports the exhibition currently held in the Holst Victorian House Museum, Cheltenham curated by Jo Teague. Jo…

£3

The Battle of Evesham 1265. A talk by David Snowden

Tewkesbury Baptist Church Station Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Today, Simon de Montfort is largely remembered as a founder of parliamentary democracy. In his own time, he was “the uncrowned king of England” but in 1265, denounced as a rebel and a traitor, his army was massacred at Evesham, and he lay dead on the field. Join us as David recounts de Montford’s life,…

£3

Gloucestershire’s Forgotten Heroes of the Battle of Britain

Tewkesbury Baptist Church Station Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Gloucestersire's Forgotten Heroes of the Battle of Britain Speaker: Dilip Sarkar MBE FRHhistS This uniquely illustrated presentation will explore some lesser-known stories of Gloucestershire's connection with the Battle of Britain, including the deeply moving stories of young lives lost in defence of our country. Dilip, a renowned aviation historian, is currently writing an eight volume…

£3

A Christmas Magic Lantern Show

Tewkesbury Baptist Church Station Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Our Lanternist Extraordinaire, Mr Patrick Furley A fun evening as Patrick recreates a "Victorian" Christmas entertainment using a vintage Magic Lantern and slides. With music in glorious mono from a horn gramophone. Recitals, carols. Suitable for all.

£3

Father Christmas is Coming

Town Hall High Street, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

COME AND VISIT FATHER CHRISTMAS On his annual visit to TEWKESBURY MUSEUM @ THE TOWN HALL!!! SAT 23 December 2023. Between 10am AND 3pm, Mayor’s Parlour, Town Hall    

Aspects of Hidden Tewkesbury: John Dixon

Tewkesbury Baptist Church Station Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Aspects of Hidden Tewkesbury Revealed by John Dixon

£3

The Royal Progress through Gloucestershire 1535: Speaker Alan Pilbeam

Tewkesbury Baptist Church Station Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Presented by Alan Pilbeam King Henry VIII makes a royal progress through Gloucestershire in 1535. With him are Queen Anne Boleyn, Thomas Cromwell and a large trail of courtiers, soldiers and servants. But this is not just a chance for the people to greet their king, but an exercise in royal power against the backdrop…

£3

A Brief History of (Tewkesbury) Time: Speaker David Bagley

Tewkesbury Baptist Church Station Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

In the age of smart watches and phones, it is difficult to imagine how dependent the town was on the few public clocks.

£3

Folklore around the Battle of Tewkesbury, Steve Goodchild

Tewkesbury Baptist Church Station Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Folklore Around The Battle Of Tewkesbury Presented by Steve Goodchild Old soldiers stories? After the battle, stories exaggerating and twisting the facts abound-ed. Time and constant retelling has created folk tales.

£3

Metal detecting in Gloucestershire: Nicola Potter

Tewkesbury Baptist Church Station Road, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

Metal Detecting in Gloucestershire: with Local Finds. Presented By Nicola Potter, Cotswold Heritage & Detection Society. From crotal bells to silver medieval coins - come & see what lies beneath the fields of Gloucestershire and learn how it is unearthed.

£3
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