Category Archives: Local Studies

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


 

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)