The Gloucester Gates: A Child's Eye View of Gloucester

202301sep10:00am15(sep 15)4:00pmThe Gloucester Gates: A Child's Eye View of GloucesterThe exhibition - six local primary schools have worked with local artists and collaborators to present a child’s eye map of this historic city centre

Event Details

This exhibition presents a fresh perspective on ‘The Gates’ – four streets at the heart of Gloucester packed with heritage. Children from six local primary schools have worked with local artists and collaborators to create a child’s eye map of this historic city centre. The map will be on show, alongside impressions and artworks collected by schools when visiting key locations in the city, with artist Catherine Hawkridge and friends from Gloucestershire Archives and the Gloucester Civic Trust.

Viewing hours are Thursdays – Saturdays 10am – 4pm. Entry is free and there’s no need to book.


Voices Gloucester is committed to ensuring that the projects and events that we organise and support, contribute to the environmental wellbeing of Gloucester. Where possible please use public transport to attend this event.

By train: Gloucester train station is approximately a 15 minute walk. The Station is part of several major lines including Cardiff Central, Birmingham New Street and London Paddington. Regular services run to and from Gloucester throughout the day. For more information please visit or call 08457 48 49 50.

By bus: the “St Nicholas Church” bus stop is 2 minutes walk from the venue and serviced by buses 11, 353, 676 and 781. For more information visit Opposite the train station is the bus station which connects main bus routes from Cheltenham and around Gloucestershire.

By bike: parking is available at the venue.

By car: Westgate Street car park is a 3 minute walk from the venue. Note that it is pay and display.


This project is part of Gloucester Views, a Voices Gloucester partnership project supported through Gloucestershire Archives – Heritage Hub, and funded by Historic England.

Special thanks to The Folk of Gloucester for hosting this exhibition.


The Folk, Bishop Hooper’s House

99-101 Westgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire GL1 2PG


1 (Friday) 10:00am - 15 (Friday) 4:00pm

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