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GARAS

(Gloucestershire Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers) has provided a safe space and support for refugees, asylum seekers and other migrants for over 20 years.

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WIDDEN PRIMARY SCHOOL

This is a very special school that opens its doors to children from many different homes, families and cultural backgrounds and treats them all with equal respect and value.

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THE ALL NATIONS CLUB

This deceptively ordinary-looking building was established and paid for by newly-arrived Jamaican people from the Windrush generation to provide a much-needed place for them to come together as a community.

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MOTALA AND SONS

Tucked away off Barton Street is a bustling shop which has been serving the best Indian food to the people of Gloucester for more than 50 years.

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MASJID-E-NOOR MOSQUE

This is the first ever purpose-built Masjid (Mosque) in the South West of England and Wales.

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FRIENDSHIP CAFÉ @CHEQUERS

All are welcome at the Friendship Café. It provides youth & community-based activities, focusing mainly (but not exclusively) on young people, children and families in the inner-city & surrounding areas of Gloucester.

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BAKERS QUAY – GLOUCESTER DOCKS

Samuel Baker and Thomas Phillpotts were property owners in Jamaica who became rich through importing sugar and other goods into Gloucester Docks.

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7 VAUXHALL ROAD

The first business in Gloucester established and owned by a black person is probably the grocery shop which was at 7 Vauxhall Road.

This map is a work in progress. If there are locations you would like to see
added please contact: 

admin@gloucesterhistoryfestival.co.uk

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