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Building works affecting Gloucestershire Archives

We currently have builders on site. Before your visit, please check the latest information about opening hours and parking. You will need to order your documents before you visit.

Christmas & New Year opening hours

Good news! The Archives will remain open until 4.30 pm on Thursday 21 December 2017 when we will close for the Christmas break. We will re-open at 9.00 am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

We will be closing at 4.30 pm on Wednesday 28th February 2018 to move into the newly refurbished Heritage Hub. We will be reopening at 9.00 am on 13 March 2018.

Gloucestershire Remembers WW1 Partnership Project

Information about the project's partners

Gloucestershire Remembers WW1 is a joint project, led by the Everyman Theatre, to remember the Great War at a local level.  Other project partners are Gloucestershire Archives, The Wilson (formerly known as Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum), the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum and The History Press

The partners ran a range of community research and commemoration activities. These began in November 2013 and finished at the end of December 2015. 

The project has received a £59,000 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund and further funding from the The Summerfield TrustBPE Solicitors LLP and the DG Albright Trust. 

Events included a community play at the Everyman Theatre in July 2014. This was based on the War Poet FW Harvey's unpublished novel, which is deposited at Gloucestershire Archives.  Staff at the Everyman are also hoping to use people's community research as inspiration for other community workshops, education work and performances that form part of the project's programme.

You can watch Archives' staff talking about the project here on YouTube. And you can see how we can help you commemorate the war in your community at www.gloucestershire.gov.uk/archives/WW1.

Please visit http://www.glosremembers.co.uk/ if you'd like to know more about, or get involved in, the wider project. 

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