Maintenance affecting online systems, forms, and payments

For urgent highways problems call 08000 514 514
We will be working on systems which will affect online forms and payments between 10pm on Saturday 17 January and 6am Sunday 18 January 2021.
Forms may be visible, but data may not be submitted, and payments may not be processed so use the "online forms" links on this page with caution. The form may open but not take payments or your data may be lost.
Calls to the Library Helpline 01452 426973 number may also be disrupted. Books can be renewed via the Library App or online at

We are closed

Due to Government restrictions Gloucestershire Archives and the Heritage Hub are closed to visitors until further notice. We will be contacting all pre-booked archives researchers and volunteers to rearrange new bookings in due course.

Whilst we are closed you may like to explore our lockdown resources and activities pages

The Know Your Place website

The Know Your Place website will be down for essential maintenance on Saturday 16th January between 9am and 5pm.

Gloucestershire Remembers WW1 resources

How can we help?

We are producing a range of resources to help people of all ages discover the impact of WW1 on Gloucestershire's communities, and to share their findings in a variety of ways. We hope they will help you to commemorate WW1, both on a personal level and with your family, friends and neighbours.

Help with your research into WW1

We've created FREE toolkits and factsheets that will help you to learn about WW1 through original and published resources. These are available at Help with your research into WW1. You can Plan your visit to see many of the resources they mention.

Help with recording and sharing your research findings

We've also developed resources that will help you to keep a record of the things you discover and to share this information with others. Ideas for sharing include: designing exhibitions and making written information user-friendly; digital storytelling; sharing information online; and running events. You can find these guides on our help with recording and sharing your WW1 research page.

Cross-curricular learning resources for schools

We worked with two Gloucestershire primary schools (Slimbridge and Berry Hill)) to develop Key Stage 2 cross-curricular lesson plans and learning resources. We've also worked with a local education freelancer to produce Key Stage 3 cross-curricular lesson plans and learning resources for secondary schools.  These are all  helping pupils learn about the effects of WW1 on their communities.  The lesson plans are FREE to download from our Cross-curricular learning resources for schools page.  If you have any queries or would like to send us any feedback, contact us at

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