Join us for an in-depth talk all about “Life in Gloucester’s Asylums”, looking at the case notes of some of the Victorian and Edwardian patients, whose unheard voices will be represented in this exciting online talk.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a grand house? This exciting event fuses drama and storytelling to bring to life the lives of some of the people who might have lived at Dodington Park – an enormous stately home in South Gloucestershire – over the last 300 years.
Focusing on the records of some of the great country houses of South Gloucestershire that were often key players in national politics. While the personal records of the families and their relations tend to receive most of the attention, we’ll be looking at the less celebrated histories – the unseen archives that show what lay behind the grand mansions and what allowed them to function at an everyday level.
Kingsholm is arguably the most famous area in Gloucester, thanks to the presence of the city’s beloved rugby team, the Cherry & Whites. However it has had a long history that goes back over a thousand years before a rugby ball was ever kicked!