Heritage Open Days at St. Nicholas' - Gloucester
Gloucester Civic Trust Tours throughout the Heritage Open Days
St. Nicholas' Church
Fri 10th Sept to Mon 13th
11.00 - 15.00
Lower Westgate Street
Come and explore the beautiful, medieval church with its many interesting features and sympathetic Victorian restoration, including the Walton tomb, leaning tower, sanctuary knocker, squints and coat of arms. The church will host musical events and heritage talks courtesy of Gloucester Civic Trust.
Newent String Quartet
Sun 12 Sept
11.00 (for a couple of hours)
The quartet will be rehearsing pieces by Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Borodin taking advantage of the perfect acoustic for a string chamber group. Members of the quartet will be happy to entertain visitors while they browse around the historic building and will be pleased to chat with anyone about their music.
Mon 13 Sept
11.30 (for 30 – 45 mins)
Come and hear instruments, such as pipe and tabor, hurdy-gurdy and bagpipes, which have been part of the popular musical life of this country for centuries, played by musicians wearing the dress of the time.