Category Archives: Local Studies

July LSG – Tetbury History Walk (visit)

Local Studies Group

Monday July 27th, 2015
Led by members of the History of Tetbury Society
Walk starts at 7.30pm

Take a trip back as far as the 17th and 18th Centuries in our historical market town neighbour – it is much more than just the Town Hall and Parish Church!
Meet in the Chippings Car Park (left at the mini-roundabout, behind the Snooty Fox Hotel)
Free parking after 6pm

A copy of the poster can be found here


 

April LSG – Hailes Abbey

Local Studies Group

Monday April 27th, 2015
7.30pm in the Parish Rooms

Hailes Abbey and the Mystery of the Holy Blood
A talk by David Aldred

From 1270 to 1538 the Cistercian Hailes Abbey contained a shrine to a phial of Holy Blood which, on Dissolution, was declared a fake. What was the story behind the relic, the Abbey’s fortunes and its eventual destruction?

(A copy of the poster can be found here)