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Autumn Faery Fayre & Parade

Autumn Faery Fayre & Parade

We are bringing the Autumn Faeries to The Folk of Gloucester. Join us for Faery Fun at our Autumn Faery Fayre from 10.30am – 5.00pm, with free entry, on the 7th & 8th of October 2023 We will have a wonderful display of Faery related stalls including artists,...
Autumn Faery Wingding

Autumn Faery Wingding

Join us for our Autumn Faery Wingding Celebration at The Folk of Gloucester on Saturday 7th October 7.30pm. We have a magical evening of entertainment for you with dancing from Aziza Cheltenham Belly Dance Troupe, amazing artists ,Julia Mosley, Jessica Law, Ominous...
Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of three Tudor houses “If only Walls could Talk”. Take a trip back in time guided by the colourful characters who lived and worked in this row of Tudor houses. Immerse yourself in fascinating facts and gory stories...
Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of three Tudor houses “If only Walls could Talk”. Take a trip back in time guided by the colourful characters who lived and worked in this row of Tudor houses. Immerse yourself in fascinating facts and gory stories...
Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of three Tudor houses “If only Walls could Talk”. Take a trip back in time guided by the colourful characters who lived and worked in this row of Tudor houses. Immerse yourself in fascinating facts and gory stories...
Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of three Tudor houses “If only Walls could Talk”. Take a trip back in time guided by the colourful characters who lived and worked in this row of Tudor houses. Immerse yourself in fascinating facts and gory stories...
Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of three Tudor houses “If only Walls could Talk”. Take a trip back in time guided by the colourful characters who lived and worked in this row of Tudor houses. Immerse yourself in fascinating facts and gory stories...
Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of three Tudor houses “If only Walls could Talk”. Take a trip back in time guided by the colourful characters who lived and worked in this row of Tudor houses. Immerse yourself in fascinating facts and gory stories...
Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of three Tudor houses “If only Walls could Talk”. Take a trip back in time guided by the colourful characters who lived and worked in this row of Tudor houses. Immerse yourself in fascinating facts and gory stories...
Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of three Tudor houses “If only Walls could Talk”. Take a trip back in time guided by the colourful characters who lived and worked in this row of Tudor houses. Immerse yourself in fascinating facts and gory stories...
Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of three Tudor houses “If only Walls could Talk”. Take a trip back in time guided by the colourful characters who lived and worked in this row of Tudor houses. Immerse yourself in fascinating facts and gory stories...
Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

Behind the Scenes Tours of the Folk of Gloucester

A “Behind the Scenes” Tour of three Tudor houses “If only Walls could Talk”. Take a trip back in time guided by the colourful characters who lived and worked in this row of Tudor houses. Immerse yourself in fascinating facts and gory stories...
Exciting Plans for The Folk of Gloucester with Lottery Grant

Exciting Plans for The Folk of Gloucester with Lottery Grant

Gloucester Civic Trust is awarded a £57,890 grant by The National Lottery Heritage Fund to restore, conserve and transform The Folk of Gloucester Gloucester Civic Trust are celebrating today after receiving a £57,890 grant from The National Lottery Heritage Fund an...
Folk Talk and Walk: An introduction to dating timber framed buildings

Folk Talk and Walk: An introduction to dating timber framed buildings

A wonderful opportunity to be guided around the timber-frame features of Blackfriar’s Priory and the Folk of Gloucester.  Learn to observe how stylistic changes in timber features between the 1200s to the 1700s provides evidence for the dating timber framed buildings....
Folk Talks – Jack in the Green

Folk Talks – Jack in the Green

JACK IN THE GREEN The Revival of an Old May Day Tradition In 2015 an attempt was made to revive one of England’s oldest folk customs. Some say The Jack in the Green dates back to pagan times, no-one knows for sure. What is certain was that this colourful custom...
Folk Talks – A Titanic Magic Lantern Show

Folk Talks – A Titanic Magic Lantern Show

A Titanic Magic Lantern Show 112 years since its sinking on the 14th-15th April 1912. A show using all original magic lantern plates and vintage cinema Equipment. Pat Furley shares this story having researched and visited The Titanic Museum in Belfast. Come and spend...
Gloucester Festival of Archaeology

Gloucester Festival of Archaeology

Lots of events happening across the city of Gloucester, including: Eastgate Chamber Tours – Eastgate Street Lego Keep Castle, sponsored by Gloucester BID – Folk of Gloucester BrickBox Stained Glass LEGO® workshops – Folk of Gloucester BrickBox Drop...
Gloucester Storytelling Café

Gloucester Storytelling Café

Saffy and Jane Springham are pleased to have started running a monthly Storytelling Café at The Folk. The Café is on every first Thursday of the month from 7pm for ages 14+. There will be invited guest storytellers, music and open mic every month. We want to hear all...
Gloucester Storytelling Café

Gloucester Storytelling Café

Saffy and Jane Springham are pleased to have started running a monthly Storytelling Café at The Folk. The Café is on every first Thursday of the month from 7pm for ages 14+. There will be invited guest storytellers, music and open mic every month. We want to hear all...
Gloucester Storytelling Café

Gloucester Storytelling Café

Saffy and Jane Springham are pleased to have started running a monthly Storytelling Café at The Folk. The Café is on every first Thursday of the month from 7pm for ages 14+. There will be invited guest storytellers, music and open mic every month. We want to hear all...
Halloween Ball

Halloween Ball

A festival of all things spooky  The Halloween Ball is a festival of all things spookaliscious with themed food and drink, vintage cinema, traditional sweet shop, face painting, glitter tattoos and seasonal games such as apple bobbing. There will be a photo area and...
Kushti Divvus – a Taste of Gloucester’s Romany Flavours

Kushti Divvus – a Taste of Gloucester’s Romany Flavours

A special event exploring Gloucester’s Romany / Gypsy heritage through music, food and more. Kelly Marie Horsley was born into the Romany/Gypsy community in Gloucester – her mother’s first language is Romany. Kelly has been recording its rich heritage and...
Local Makers Market

Local Makers Market

Come along to our Local Makers Market and and meet local makers with their stalls full of fantastic gifts for this time of year. A chance to meet makers and find out the inspirations behind their gifts and the little stories that make them special. With carols and...
Local Makers Market

Local Makers Market

Come along to our Local Makers Market, Come and meet local makers with their stalls full of fantastic gifts for this time of year. A chance to meet makers and find out the inspirations behind their gifts and the little stories that make them special. With carols and...
Meet the Tudors at The Folk of Gloucester

Meet the Tudors at The Folk of Gloucester

To celebrate the Tudor origins of this unique building in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter in Gloucester the Folk of Gloucester is proud to launch our first Tudor day. On Saturday the 4th of May 2024 from 10am to 4pm, the Folk will go back in time and allow everyone...
Orchid’s at The Folk!

Orchid’s at The Folk!

The Folk of Gloucester and the Cheltenham & District Orchid Society Bring you Orchid’s at The Folk! A great chance to buy unique Orchids that you wont find in the shops. Throughout the day Dr Tom the Orchid Doctor will be holding clinics to help make the...
Pysanky Easter Egg Decorating Workshop

Pysanky Easter Egg Decorating Workshop

Pysanky are traditional Ukrainian Easter Eggs decorated with wax symbols and dipped in coloured dye. They represent rebirth and resurrection. Ex colour and symbol holds meaning and significance. Traditionally 13 eggs would be made – one for Christ and for each...
Spring Equinox Faery Fayre 2024

Spring Equinox Faery Fayre 2024

We are bringing the Spring Faeries to The Folk of Gloucester! Join us for Faery Fun at our Spring Faery Fayre 10.30am – 5pm Free Entry on the 23rd & 24th March 2024. We will have a wonderful display of Faery related stalls including artists, plus psychic...
Steampunks of Gloucestershire

Steampunks of Gloucestershire

This Summer our Steampunk Festival celebrates characters from Quartermain, Fogg, and van Helsing to Randolph and John Carter, to Holmes and Adèle Blanc-Sec, and all those other extraordinary gentlefolk. As well as our Market full of intriguing and beautiful objects...
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