The Friends' Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday 5 October at 4pm at the Heritage Hub. The meeting will begin with the usual formal business then, after refreshments, Andy Meller will give a talk on the famous Victorian magician John Nevil Maskelyne, who was born in Cheltenham in 1863. The talk will include the performance of magic tricks! All members are welcome to attend.
David Cook, one of our trustees who has had a lifelong involvement with trade unions in Gloucestershire, has done extensive historical research into the movement. He will be giving a talk entitled ‘Trade Unions in Gloucestershire, 1890-1925’ on Wednesday 9th November at 2.30pm at the Heritage Hub. Admission is free for members, and we ask a nominal £3 for guests, who are very welcome.
The mystery tour provisionally arranged for September has been postponed until Sunday 23 April 2023. More details in due course.