Spring Weekend 2021

SATURDAY 17th – Sunday 18th april  


Blackfriars Talks

Historians and authors share their love of history

Each year the Blackfriars Talks programme takes place as part of Gloucester History Festival, and we’re pleased that in 2021 this includes the new Spring Weekend Festival ahead of the much loved autumn Gloucester History Festival.

The Blackfriars Talks bring the country’s top historians, authors, comedians, actors and politicians together to share their love of history. These talks traditionally take place under the ancient beams of Gloucester’s Blackfriars Priory. Whilst restrictions remain in place Gloucester History Festival is pleased to offer these talks virtually, for all to enjoy safely at home. 

The Spring Weekend festival takes place on 17th – 18th April 2021, and also include City Voices events and a Heritage Open Days short film.

Experience a special programme this April, as part of Gloucester History Festival’s first Spring Weekend Festival.

Blackfriars Talks
Spring Programme 2021

Booking opens week commencing 22 March





Current Month

sat17apr6:00 pmsat11:50 pmDead Famous: A History of Celebrity from Bronze Age to Silver ScreenGreg Jenner & Janina Ramirez

sat17apr8:00 pmsat11:50 pmThe Power of GeographyTim Marshall

sun18apr4:00 pmsun11:50 pmBlood and Iron: Germany 1871-1918Katja Hoyer

sun18apr6:00 pmsun11:50 pmSilent Village: The Lost Lives of Oradour-sur-GlaneRobert Pike

sun18apr8:00 pmsun11:50 pmThe Blackfriars Talks: 2020 Highlights

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