Friends Events

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One of the several benefits of being a member of the Friends is the wide programme of events that we provide throughout the year. These include lectures relating to the history and architecture of the cathedral, private tours to places of interest and parties in the summer and at Christmas. 

These events have over the years brought together many Friends who have a common interest in the cathedral.  Members may bring guests to many of our events, some of who may choose to become members themselves.

Do have a look at the events that are coming up, and come and join us!

** Be sure to check these pages on a regular basis as we plan our new 2021 events schedule - subject to guidelines.**


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Highlights of past Friends events
Previous event highlights - including Crucible 2, Highnam Court and previous lectures
Open Highlights of past Friends events

Lecture: Sir William Compton, courtier and probable donor of East Window
Thursday 27 May 2021 - 7.00pm
Open  Lecture: Sir William Compton, courtier and probable donor of East Window

Lecture - Reflections on the Effects of the Black Death 1348–50
Thursday 22 July 2021 - 7.00pm
Open Lecture - Reflections on the Effects of the Black Death 1348–50

Lecture: Swapping the Abbot for a Dean SOLD OUT
Saturday 21 August 2021 - 1.15pm
Open Lecture: Swapping the Abbot for a Dean SOLD OUT

Lecture: Swapping the Abbot for a Dean - SOLD OUT
Saturday 21 August 2021 - 3.00pm
Open Lecture: Swapping the Abbot for a Dean - SOLD OUT

Christianisation of Gloucestershire and Foundation of Anglo-Saxon Minsters
Tuesday 7 September 2021 - 2.00pm
Open Christianisation of Gloucestershire and Foundation of Anglo-Saxon Minsters

European origins Romanesque and Gothic architecture at Gloucester Abbey
Saturday 2 October 2021 - 2.00pm
Open European origins Romanesque and Gothic architecture at Gloucester Abbey

Postponed: Visit to Worcester College, Oxford
New Date TBC
Open Postponed: Visit to Worcester College, Oxford

Postponed: Friends Visit to Berkeley
New Date TBC
Open Postponed: Friends Visit to Berkeley

Postponed: Visit to Hereford Cathedral with the Friends of the Wilson
New Date TBC
Open Postponed: Visit to Hereford Cathedral with the Friends of the Wilson

Postponed: Friends Visit to Colesbourne Arboretum
New Date TBC
Open Postponed: Friends Visit to Colesbourne Arboretum



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