september, 2020

11sep7:00 pm8:00 pmGeorge WhitefieldTalk7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Event Type:Heritage Opening Days

Time

(Friday) 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location

The Ed Shed

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

Event Details

Gloucester born George Whitefield became a noted Evangelist both in this country and America in the 18th century. This year celebrates the 250th anniversary of his death He died at the relatively young age of 55 in Newburyport, Massachussets. His legacy includes the formation of the Bethesda orphanage in Georgia, a Trust Fund which led to the development of the University of Pennsylvainia in Philadelphia and he laid the foundations of the worldwide Methodist Church. This talk is fully accessible for wheelchair users.

Talk by Paul Drinkwater. 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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