Gloucester Events Calendar

Looking for something to do in Gloucester? Whether you're a local, new in town or just cruising through we've got loads of great tips and events to offer. Find out what’s on in Gloucester with our regularly updated events calendar featuring the best upcoming events in Gloucester and the area.

This guide lists events at a glance, showing what’s on each month. See the highlights of What’s On for Gloucester, featuring the best of things to do in Gloucester – Live Music and Gigs, Family Events, Art & Culture, Food & Drink and much more. Gloucester fundraisers and charity events.

Important This Event Calendar is not maintained on a daily basis and some events may have changed dates or are no longer happening. Please double-check the event websites for the most up-to-date information.

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Gloucester History Festival Spring Weekend

21 April @ 12:00 pm - 23 April @ 9:00 pm

£6 – £12

Gloucester History Festival Spring Weekend 

21 – 23 April 2023

Over twenty of Britain’s top historians gather in the magical setting of Blackfriars Priory, Gloucester for three days of inspiring events. Join Digging for Britain’s Alice Roberts, top podcaster and Horrible Histories creator Greg Jenner, Raiders of the Lost Past’s Janina Ramirez, The Silk Road’s Peter Frankopan, former Moscow Correspondent Martin Sixsmith and Prisoner of Geography’s Tim Marshall for a weekend of entertaining talks and controversial debates. 

Explore Kings & Queens: a fortnight before the Coronation a dozen monarchs feature in the programme. From Alfred the Great to Elizabeth I, Tutankhamen to the Tudors, where better to explore royalty than in Gloucester where Henry III was crowned? Examine the History of Now: tackle the big issues and understand the history behind events happening today. Russia and Ukraine, Politics and Power and Climate Change through the ages are all up for debate.

Tickets and information: 

Tel: 01452 396131


21 April @ 12:00 pm
23 April @ 9:00 pm
£6 – £12
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Blackfriars Priory
Ladybellgate St
Gloucester, GL1 2HN Gloucester
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