september, 2020

11sep3:00 pm4:00 pmDon’t Forget the Divi !Talk3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Event Type:Heritage Opening Days

Time

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

Location

The Ed Shed

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

Event Details

The arrival of Gloucester’s railway in the 1850’s brought with it the co-operative principles of the Rochdale Pioneers. Minette Lane will tell how the Co-Op brand spread from one tiny shop in Barton to an iconic Gloucester retailer. 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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