Clapham Court

202304nov(nov 4)2:00pm12(nov 12)8:00pmClapham CourtExplore this iconic feature of Gloucester’s skyline through the eyes of residents and local artists, before it's destined for demolition

Event Details

Clapham Court, for over 60 years an iconic feature of Gloucester’s skyline, is destined for demolition. This year, artists and residents have been exploring the stories hidden within the walls, and in November 2023 we will open the doors to the public for the first and last time.

Opening the bonfire weekend on the residents advice ‘the best view of fireworks in the county!’ there will be 10 flats open to the public with artworks by

Tyler Attwood
Caroline McCatty
Adam Coleman
Josie Evans
Amy Freeman
David Grange
De Front Room
Jacqui Grange
Kim Kenny
Kingsholm School
Independent Living Art Group
Rider Shafique
Jo Teague
Georgia Williams
Plus look out for special guest contributions from Clapham residents past & present

Please drop in on the followings days (no need to book);
Saturday 4th November 2pm – 8pm
Sunday 5th November 2pm – 8pm
Saturday 11th November 2pm – 8pm
Sunday 12th November 2pm – 8pm

Or to attend a tour during the week 9 – 5 please book here;
Monday 6th November
Tuesday 7th November
Wednesday 8th November
Thursday 9th November
Friday 10th November
If you’re no longer able to make your tour please do cancel your booking to free space up for others.

Saturday 4th November,
2pm: Event opened by Dean Andrew of Gloucester Cathedral, Common Room/ Introductory exhibition space

4pm: Artist talk – Researcher and co-curator of the research room Adam Coleman, with artist Caroline Mc Catty, Meet in Common Room. Book here.

Sunday 5th November
2pm: Artist talk – Curator and artist, Jacqui Grange, with artist Georgia Williams. Meet in Common Room. Book here.

4pm & 6pm: Former resident and professional guitarist Neal Avery. Neal and other residents used to hold themed parties and events in the common room, during which he played a range of rock and folk classics. Book here for 4pm and book here for 6pm.

Saturday 11th November
2pm: Artists Talk – Jo Teague and Kim Kenny. Meet in Common Room. Book here.

4pm: Artist talk – Rider Shafique and Ah Fi Wi . Meet in Common Room. Book here.

Sunday 12th November
2pm: Tyler Attwood, Movement artist. Performance outside. Meet in Common Room. Book here

5pm: Artist talk – Artists and collaborative project leaders, Amy Freeman and Josie Evans. Meet in Common Room. Book here

Please note that the building is full accessible, however artwork on several floors is only accessed via a lift, which has limited capacity. It’s therefore advisable for those with additional access needs to book a tour during the week rather than attend over the weekends. Do wear warm clothes as the flats will not be heated.


Clapham Court

Alvin Street, Kingsholm, Gloucester GL1 3DD


4 (Saturday) 2:00pm - 12 (Sunday) 8:00pm

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