The following sessions are being run by colleagues, volunteers or researchers connected with the Archives. Full details for most events are available in the History Festival booklet – available on-line or in hard copy from Gloucestershire Archives.
At the end of April Gloucestershire Constabulary appointed Sue Webb as their project assistant. Sue brings a wealth of useful experience to the project from her background as a former police constable and head teacher. Continue reading
The celebrated Gloucester engineering firm of Fielding & Platt (F&P) was based, until the early years of this Century, at the site of what is now the Quays retail unit. Eagle eyed visitors to the Quays can spot information panels giving background information about the Company in a number of locations. In its day F&P had a world-wide reputation and was involved in the building and developing of machines and equipment that have touched our everyday lives – everything from Concorde to the first vacuum cleaner! Continue reading
The ‘For the Record’ Stakeholders Advisory Board has made good headway with plans to develop a virtual Heritage Hub. Continue reading