sat12sep3:00 pmsat4:00 pmCharles WheatstoneTalk


(Saturday) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm(GMT+00:00)


The Ed Shed

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

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John Jones, nuclear expert and local guide will talk on Wheatstone and how he helped bring about the modern world.

Wheatstone was a brilliant man, but quite shy, preferring Florence Nightingale or Michael Faraday to speak for him. However, his inspiration of others is perhaps more important than his own inventions. The talk will last 45mins to an hour and 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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