The Society generally meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month, September to May, at 7.45 pm - the venue is:
Tewkesbury Methodist Church, The Cross, Church Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5PA Click HERE for map and directions.
You can use the front entrance or the rear in Swilgate Road where there is also a public car park. Click HERE for information concerning wheelchair access. The exception to meeting at the church is the January Social Evening which is often held at the Hop Pole.
All are welcome: Members - £2.50, Visitors - £4 (includes tea/coffee & biscuit). [AGM free]
Zoom online events
|Want to get Involved in Heritage?|
|Heritage Focus Day|
|GLHA Summer Afternoon|
|THS - ‘Dowty in the Tewkesbury area: Expansion and Decline’ Ally McConnell|
|THS - ‘A Boy Called Silence’ (Medieval West Africa) Nana Pierre|
|THS - ‘The Dymock Poets’ Andrew Mellor|
|THS - Social - For Members, Friends & Guests|
|THS - ‘Making the Invisible, Visible': (The Story of the Old 17th Century Baptist Chapel) Kirstie Bingham (John Moore Museum)|
|THS - ‘Secret Tewkesbury’ (a book to be published in 2024) David Elder|
|THS - ‘Ann Greening, Mother of Edward Elgar’ Michael Trott|
|THS - AGM followed by ‘John Moore's Rogues’ John Dixon|
May 2023 Meeting (AGM)Following the business of our AGM and the awarding of the Woodard Prize to Sam Eedle for his article The School Mistress and the Cross, David Aldred gave an entertaining and informative talk on Hailes Abbey.
April 2023 MeetingPeter Covey-Crump gave an interesting talk on The Biography of an English Merchant in Bengal.
March 2023 MeetingRichard Chatham gave an informative and wide-ranging talk on Stoke Orchard; from Cider to Glider.
February 2023 MeetingDr. Andy Mior gave an excellent talk on the Dendrochronology Project in Gloucestershire (dating buildings from their timbers).
January 2023 SocialA very enjoyable and successful THS social was held at the Hop Pole on 26th. After our meals, Liz Poole of Cotswold Auction Centre gave a talk about her work and gave her opinion and value estimates on a number of interesting item that members brought along.
November 2022Joseph Gabbott gave a thought-provoking talk on 'The War Crimes Trials after the Second World War'. Joseph has written a book on the subject 'Nuremberg: Justice?'.
October 2022 MeetingGeoffrey Bush gave a very interesting talk on 'The Family of Oliver Cromwell 1300-1821'. Geoffrey is a descendant of the Protector through Cromwell's son Henry.
September 2022 MeetingMartin Robins and Adrian Buckmaster gave a very informative talk on the Dowty Company.
April 2022 MeetingDavid Pegg gave an interesting and informative talk on his favourite Anglo-Saxon king, King Edgar.
March 2022 MeetingKirstie Bingham gave a very informative talk on Tudor and Stuart Eduaction - 'Birch, Beer and Bibles'.
February 2022 MeetingSimon Lawton gave a very interesting talk on the 'Restoration of Abbey Cottages'.
November 2021 meetingPaul Barnett gave a very interesting and entertaining talk on the Gloucester to Sharpness Canal.
October 2021 MeetingBob Skelt, our local spy expert, gave a very absorbing talk on spies of our lifetime in 'A Torment of Traitors in the Cold War'.
September 2021 MeetingA successful return to physical meetings was made on 16 September when James Boskett presented 'The Changing Face of Tewkesbury - Photos of the 1980s'.
Zoom Meeting 25 March 2021
November 2020 - Time and Tide
On 19 November, John Dixon presented via ‘Zoom’ what was meant to be Jon Talbot’s talk on Time and Tide (Tewkesbury photographs related to the rivers). This is a PDF of the slides used in the presentation (reduced quality to make accessible). David Bagley then quickly came up with some excellent follow up research. We are hoping members will keep digging for us to learn more.