Category: Displays and Events

Remembrance and Roll of Honour

Our Remembrance display marking 100 years since the end of the First World War is at Francis Close Hall Chapel until Friday 9 November. Staff and alumni from the University have crocheted 264 poppies, one for each of […]

  Displays and Events 8 November 2018  

Public Lecture: ‘Edward Thomas and nature: melancholy, ecstasy and “the strange sweetness”‘ By Dr Anna Stenning

University of Gloucestershire Public Lecture Series Friday 5 October 2018, 6pm, TC001, Francis Close Hall, Swindon Road, Cheltenham, GL50 4AZ Free entry. Please register via Following an introduction to the work of the Friends of the Dymock Poets […]

  Displays and Events 11 September 2018  

Heritage Open Days 2017

We’re excited to announce that this year the University of Gloucestershire will again take part in Heritage Open Days, a national initiative that sees places of historic interest open their doors to the public for free. On Sunday 10th […]

  Displays and Events 26 July 2017  

Beyond the Lecture Theatre Conference

Last month I attended the Beyond the Lecture Theatre conference at the University of Aberdeen. It was both the furthest north I’ve travelled and my first time in the city, and after braving the winds off the North […]

  Displays and Events 9 February 2017  

Celebrating the launch of the Special Collections and Archives online catalogue

Last night saw the successful launch of the new Special Collections and Archives online catalogue. Three of the University’s archive collections have already been catalogued – the University Archive Miscellaneous Donations collection; the Cyder Press Collection and the […]

  Catalogue 2 December 2016  

Stopping By Archives on a Snowy Evening

To celebrate the launch of our new online catalogue the Special Collections and Archives are hosting an evening of poetry and seasonal refreshments, giving you the chance to discover our newly catalogued Dymock Poets Special Collection. Please come […]

  Displays and Events 16 November 2016  

Remembrance Roll of Honour

For anyone who missed the Roll of Honour display at Park Campus last Friday, it is now available to view in the Special Collections and Archives (QU024) at Francis Close Hall. This year’s display documents those who perished […]

  Displays and Events 15 November 2016  

Memory Booth at Graduation 2015

Archive staff were very privileged to be involved in this year’s graduation ceremonies at Cheltenham Racecourse. Working with first-year students from the School of Media, we ran a Memory Booth at two of the ceremonies on 26 and 27 […]

  Displays and Events 1 December 2015  

Upcoming Heritage Open Day Tours

The University is once again taking part in Cheltenham’s Heritage Open Days initiative. This year we’re offering tours of both Park and Francis Close Hall campuses, where you’ll be able to find out about the history of the […]

  Displays and Events 2 September 2015  

Dymock Poets Conference – Book Now!

Special Collections and Archives staff are excited to be working with the School of Humanities on our forthcoming Dymock Poets conference on 6-7 June. A wide variety of excellent speakers can be heard on the Saturday followed by […]

  Displays and Events 22 April 2015