Voices Gloucester Green Day

202322apr1:00pm4:00pmVoices Gloucester Green DayLearn about how Gloucester folk engaged with the environment in the past

Event Details

On Saturday 22 April, Voices Gloucester will host an afternoon of free environment-themed events at the Heritage Hub, as part of Earth Day.

From 1pm-4pm there will be free activities for all ages, with the opportunity to develop sustainable skills, including;

• Sustainably revive old clothes or even totally reimagine one of your wardrobe wrecks, with Gloucester community artist Amy ‘Hub of Happiness’ Freeman – bring your own garments to work on

• Create your own herbal remedy pouch by exploring the secrets of our Saxon ancestors with Elizabeth from Tir Na Nog Heritage Education

• Discover the county’s ongoing relationship with the environment and the impact of the climate – including the 1607 ‘tsunami’ that devastated the west coast of England drowning livestock and people as it surged. Artist Carolyn Black will investigate our connection with the Severn – including some fascinating flood projections.

The Museum of Gloucester team will also be at the Hub, connecting everyone with the The Wild Escape project, a major new programme that has united hundreds of museums and schools in a celebration of UK wildlife and creativity.

Places are all free, though booking here in advance secures your place.

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. Gloucestershire Heritage Hub is serviced;

By train: Gloucester train station is approximately a 10 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 www.nationalrail.co.uk or call 08457 48 49 50.

By bus: Gloucester Transport Hub is approximately a 10 minute walk. Visit www.traveline.info for more timetable information.

By bike: Free bike parking is available on site.

If you would like to attend by car, free parking is available. Drive up to the barrier to enter and we will give you a token to leave.


Gloucestershire Heritage Hub

Clarence Row, Gloucester, GL1 3DW


(Saturday) 1:00pm - 4:00pm

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