With over 100 FREE events this year’s Heritage Open Days in Gloucester will be a heritage hub for everyone.  

From 8th-11th September the usually-closed doors are being opened to the public and many walks, talks, tours and more are available for FREE. Gloucester Civic Trust have again organised this year’s line up for this annual event that runs as part of the Gloucester History Festival fortnight, which kicks off with Gloucester Day on 3rd September. The award-winning Gloucester Civic Trust have provided all the tour guides, volunteers and information for this wonderful international event held over the four days, that allows everyone to discover more about their city and its history and heritage – for FREE!

For the last four years Gloucester has been in the top UK’s 5 cities for Heritage Open Days with something for everyone to enjoy. With over 2,000 years of history Gloucester has quite a lot to offer for this four-day celebration – with FREE tours, walks, guides, entry to many of the city’s historic and cultural buildings – where you can learn about the city you live in.
This year follow the boy King Henry III as he processes through the city’s streets to the Cathedral, as part of the Coronation Re-enactment Parade to celebrate 800 years since he was crowned in Gloucester Cathedral and enjoy the medieval-themed entertainment.
Do something new this Heritgate Open Days! Amaze yourself with the beautiful architecture on Westgate Street, learn about the historical characters that lay the foundations for this city, find out what was the most important building in Medieval Gloucester.
Pick up a brochure at the Gloucester Civic Trust, Gloucester Tourist Information Centre or online – to find out the tour times and opening schedule of venues. Pre booking is required for most of the tours and walks, please check availability.

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What will you discover at Gloucester at Heritage Open Days 2016? by Kate | Gloucester News Centre -