Welcome to the Gloucester History Festival!
Now in its 12th year, Gloucester History Festival attracts tourists from across the country to Gloucester for a week long programme of talks and experiences. Renowned speakers and national and international historians come together to deliver an exciting array of live events in the iconic Blackfriars Priory.
Away from the live festival, history enthusiasts can watch digital recordings and events connected to previous festivals as our growing online archive continues to attract audiences from across the globe who can watch on demand.
Gloucester History Festival is proud to work closely with its partners – Gloucester Civic Trust who enable the public to access some of the City’s most treasured buildings as part of the Heritage Open Days festival; City Voices who work closely with the City’s communities to understand their heritage today; and Gloucester Day, the team behind the much loved Celebration Day that celebrates all things traditionally Gloucester.
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