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June 2024

Date/Time Event Details
3rd Jun 2024
14:00-15:30
Talk: 400 years of Stroudwater Textiles
St Matthew’s Church, Cheltenham
Talk: 400 years of Stroudwater Textiles
At the height of its prosperity, the Stroud area had over a hundred mills. The area became famous for its dyeing; especially the scarlet that was used for military uniforms. Exports went all round the...   (Read more)
24th Jun 2024
10:15-11:30
Midsummer Morning walk "Booze, Balloons and Burials" led by Neela Mann
Honeybourne Gate, Cheltenham
Midsummer Morning walk "Booze, Balloons and Burials" led by Neela Mann
This walk shows a little of the development of the lower town area - a story which is usually forgotten in the history of the town of Cheltenham. It will take about an hour. We...   (Read more)
24th Jun 2024
14:15-15:30
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Midsummer Afternoon walk "Booze, Balloons and Burials" led by Neela Mann
Honeybourne Gate, Cheltenham
Midsummer Afternoon walk "Booze, Balloons and Burials" led by Neela Mann
This walk shows a little of the development of the lower town area - a story which is usually forgotten in the history of the town of Cheltenham. It will take about an hour. We...   (Read more)

July 2024

Date/Time Event Details
15th Jul 2024
19:00-20:30
Talk: William Morris and William de Morgan with Julian Orbach
St Luke’s Hall, Cheltenham
Talk: William Morris and William de Morgan with Julian Orbach
In this talk Julian Orbach will explore the relationships between William Morris and William de Morgan and their wider Arts & Crafts circle. Julian Orbach is an author and lecturer in architectural history. He was...   (Read more)
30th Jul 2024
11:00-15:30
Visit to Stroudwater Textile Trust Mills Nailsworth
Visit to Stroudwater Textile Trust Mills Nailsworth
We have a unique opportunity to visit two of Stroudwater Textile Trust's sites, Dunkirk Mill Museum and Gigg Mill Weaving Shed. This is a self-travel event and we would suggest, where possible, attendees car share...   (Read more)

August 2024

Date/Time Event Details
14th Aug 2024
08:00-18:30
Visit to Shrewsbury: Calligraphy and Stained Glass Exhibitions
Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury
Visit to Shrewsbury: Calligraphy and Stained Glass Exhibitions
Day trip to Shrewsbury for Calligraphy and Stained Glass Exhibitions: Wednesday 14th August 11:00 arrive Shrewsbury : Tea or coffee with fresh baked scone, clotted cream & jam is booked at the River View café...   (Read more)

September 2024

Date/Time Event Details
27th Sep 2024 - 29th Sep 2024
All Day
Yorkshire study tour: booking now open
Yorkshire study tour: booking now open
Friends’ September Study Tour to Yorkshire Here are the details and booking form for our exciting trip to Yorkshire in September. Please send your completed booking form by 17th June to Sue Reeves, as detailed...   (Read more)

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