THS Meetings

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, Barton Street, Tewkesbury, GL20 5PY 

Use this link for a map and directions to the Methodist Church. 

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 held at different venues.

All are welcome: Members - £2.50, Visitors - £4 (includes tea/coffee & biscuit).


2018-2019  Programme of Talks

(You will note some changes to the traditional programme - subject to consultation with members)




20 Sep 2018

Three Wise Women! - Local Suffrage Activists

Dr. Sue Jones

18 Oct 2018

The Severn Bridge Disaster 1960   

Paul Barnett

15 Nov 2018

Burgage Plots in Medieval Towns

Peter Dawson

24 Jan 2019

Social Evening at the Hop Pole followed by a tour of the building

21 Feb 2019

Funerary Monuments: 

Gloucestershire's Hidden Gems of World Class Sculpture

John Reid

21 Mar 2019

Canal Ladies: The Lives of the Narrow Boat Women their Children and their Crafts

Jill Ruiz - The Boaters Crafts Group

25 Apr 2019

Facebook Offline - The Good Old Days in Tewkesbury

Richard Chatham

23 May 2019

Annual General Meeting + talk on Cecilia Cooper - 'A Rose of a Poet' 

Steve Goodchild



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