september, 2020

13sep3:00 pm4:00 pmA Victorian Walk round Gloucester DocksTalk3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Event Type:Heritage Opening Days

Time

(Sunday) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location

The Ed Shed

Gloucester Folk Museum, 99-103 Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2PG

Event Details

Entirely illustrated by old photographs this talk by Tony Condor will bring together stories from behind the scenes. Docks life was busy, visiting narrow boats came from the Midlands to mix with local Craft. Sailing ships came up the canal to unload. On the docks gangs of men worked to move the cargoes into warehouses and the businessmen sold on the grain and timber. From this mass of people come the stories of every day life, special events, and the tragedies that life throws up. This talk is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

During the Heritage Open Days Talks, Gloucester Civic Trust tour guides will bring to life some of the characters and events that have shaped Gloucester’s fascinating 2,000 years of history. During these free events Covid-19 prevention measures will be observed to provide a safe environment for all. Please adhere to social distancing and wear a face mask.

 

Pre-booking required

To book please send your request to including:
-Name and time of talk
-Participants names
-Phone number
-Email address

Successful bookings will be a sent a confirmation email, please take this with you to show on entry. This can be a printed copy or shown on mobile.

The maximum number for each talk is 15 and places will be allocated on a first come first served basis. If oversubscribed, names will be kept and placed on a waiting list in case of drop outs. If there is a high demand for a talk it may be possible to repeat it immediately following the scheduled talk.

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