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Promoting the study of the history and archaeology of
Bristol & Gloucestershire
and encouraging the conservation of the historic environment.

Forthcoming events

Wednesday 20 January
Jonathan MacKechnie-Jarvis, The Life and Times of Gloucester's Chimes
Lecture: The Friends Meeting House, Greyfriars, Gloucester at 7.30pm
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Monday 25 January
Andrew Armstrong, Roman Gloucester - the Development of the the Colonia and some recent discoveries
Lecture: Apostle Room, Clifton Cathedral, Bristol at 7.45pm
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The BGAS History Prize was presented to Sam Hopkins at the School of Humanities degree ceremony at Cheltenham Racecourse on 26 November 2015.

New Publications

October 2015 saw the publication of 2 new volumes by the Society:

The Religious Census of Bristol & Gloucestershire 1851, ed. Dr Alan Munden

Edward II: His Last Months and Monument, Jill Barlow, Richard Bryant, Carolyn Heighway, Chris Jeens and David Smith

Our thanks to all those involved in the launch events at Berkeley and Bristol and those who helped reduce our postage costs by delivering volumes to subscribers.


Our latest Research Grant awards are supporting work on:

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The Society also supports the VCH in Gloucestershire.