MEETINGS & LECTURES

Meetings are held in St Luke’s Church Hall, St Luke’s Place, Cheltenham GL53 7HP, and a few are virtual meetings on Zoom. Directions to the Hall can be found here.

Programme
2021
Weds.
22 September
7.30pm
Mark Davies
'Young Zamiel Gripeall': Cheltenham's 'crafty, crabbed, selfish' newspaper proprietor, Samuel Young Griffith
Virtual Meeting
Tues.
5 October
10.30am
Alan Pilbeam
The Royal Progress through Gloucestershire, 1535
St Luke's Hall
Weds.
20 October
7:30pm
Neela Mann
Booze, Balloons and Burials
St Luke's Hall
Weds.
17 November
7:30pm
Steven Blake
The perils of speculation in Regency Cheltenham: the rise and fall of the Honourable Miss Monson
St Luke's Hall
Tues.
7 December
7:00pm
AGM
followed by
John Putley
Gloucestershire Christmas
Virtual Meeting
2022
Weds.
19 January
7:30pm
TBC
Tues.
1 February
10.30am
Liz Davenport
Woodchester Mansion, an Unfinished Masterpiece
St Luke's Hall
Weds.
16 February
7:30pm
Mike Bottomley
Katherine Parr, Gloucestershire’s Queen: The Life, Loves and Times of the last Wife of Henry VIII
St Luke's Hall
Tues.
8 March
7.30pm
David Elder
Dr Edward Thomas Wilson (1832-1918), father of the Antarctic Explorer
Virtual Meeting
Tues.
5 April
10:30am
David Addison
Lord Northwick’s art collection at Thirlestaine House
St Luke's Hall
Weds.
20 April
7.30pm
Kirsty Hartsiotis
The Arts and Crafts Movement in Local and Cotswold Churches
St Luke's Hall
Weds.
18 May
7.00pm
AGM
followed by
Martin Boothman and Peter Barlow
Early Gloucestershire Vehicle Registrations

St Luke's Hall

Morning meetings

Doors open at 10am for refreshments, and for browsing our donated bookshop and library and for socialising.

Talks start at 10:30am and last for about 1 hour followed by Q&A.

Non-members are welcome, and we charge £2 for both members and non-members, to include light refreshments.

There are few parking spaces available and these are limited to disabled visitors. Please phone Alison on 01242 519413 to reserve a place.

Evening meetings

Doors open at 7:15pm and talks start at 7:30pm and last for about 1 hour followed by Q&A.

Non-members are welcome, and we charge £1 for both members and non-members.

Zoom

We are running some talks on-line for CLHS members. You are welcome to join us, so do please consider becoming a member - full details can be found on the Membership page.