Tewkesbury Heritage DayTewkesbury Category Outdoor Activities, Museums & Galleries, For the Family, For the Kids, For Adults, Nature & Wildlife, Historic Sites
If you have always wanted to take a peek inside some of the county’s most magnificent buildings, now is your chance at the annual Heritage Open Days, when venues across Gloucestershire will be taking part in the free festivities.
In Tewkesbury there are a range of sites open. A grade II building which dates back to 1788, Tewkesbury Town Hall will be open on the Friday and Sunday from 2pm, with visitors able to explore a number of rooms and see some interiors which are little changed.
Explore an extensive Natural History collection, a beautifully restored Tudor Merchant’s House, and the Old Baptist Chapel all for free at The John Moore Museum, which will be open from 10am to 1pm, and from 2pm to 5pm on the Saturday and Sunday.
Boasting a fascinating domestic and religious history, Tewkesbury’s Old Baptist Chapel will be open from 10am to 1pm and from 2pm to 5pm on the Saturday and Sunday, with highlights including audio tours, handling collections, and the chance to try on period costumes. Guided tours will also be taking place at specific times.
Discover The Royal Hop Pole's link to Charles Dickens during guided tours from 11.30am on the Saturday and Sunday, offering the chance to see the rediscovered medieval hall and paintings which were discovered during a 2007 refurbishment.