Tag: cheltenham history

Shedding Light on ‘Darkest Cheltenham’: the Lower High Street Project

The History blog has not been as active as usual in recent months, and while this was not ideal, there is a good excuse. Over the last seven months, staff and students in History at the University of […]

  Christian O'Connell 14 July 2017  

History at the Cheltenham Literature Festival 2016

On the face of it this year’s Cheltenham Literature Festival does not offer a great deal of interest to the student of history.  Yes, there are sessions on Rethinking the Somme, the Great War, Cheltenham in the Great […]

  American 7 September 2016  

HM5000 History Group Project Reports

This year’s History group projects in HM5000 are being conducted in conjunction with The Wilson, Cheltenham’s art gallery and museum. On 5 March, The Wilson will open two exhibitions: Hidden Agenda: Socially Conscious Craft and Crafting Change: Community, […]

  Events 26 February 2016  

Beautiful Weather and Local Knowledge = Fieldwalk!

  In the enviably warm sunshine of March, this year’s fieldwalks exploring the environmental history of Gloucestershire and Cheltenham were a great success. Our level-4 (first-year) module, ‘Themes in Local and Environmental History‘, explored the intersection of processes such as enclosure, landscape […]

  Ben Anderson 7 June 2012