We have a summer programme of visits and talks, and a winter programme of talks, plus a special Christmas event each year. Many of the visits organised by the society are to buildings not otherwise open to the public.

This page lists forthcoming events in a new format to replace our old Summer Events and Winter Events pages.  You can still visit the old-format 2017 Summer Events page by clicking here.

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November 2017

Within Garden Walls: Change and Continuity over 350 years by Dr Cherry Ann Knott

Thursday, November 23rd @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An explanation of walled gardens and the many things that can be found in them with some surprises along the way. Illustrations include historic paintings, maps and engravings, and numerous photographed examples including the Walled Garden at Wormsley on the Getty estate which members visited this summer Dr Cherry Ann Knott trained as an architect and was the National Trust’s property manager at Sudbury Hall. For six years she was a member of the Heritage Lottery’s South West Committee. At…

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December 2017

A Christmas Visit to Sudeley Castle – A Spectacle of Light

Wednesday, December 20th @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Welcome to Sudeley Castle as you have never seen it before! After dark in December the castle, the church and the garden will come to life through a wonderful spectacle of light and sound. Explore this secret world as you follow a trail of light round the gardens and into the ruins. Discover the magical atmosphere in St Mary’s chapel, candle lit as it has been for centuries. The new Terrace café will be open for hot snacks, light bites and…

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January 2018

(Talk to be confirmed)

January 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

(Talk to be confirmed)   At the Old Town Hall, The Shambles, Stroud, starting at 7.30pm.   Price: Members £2.00, Non members £3.00

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February 2018

Warwickshire houses

February 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

A talk from leading architectural historian Geoffrey Tyack on some Warwickshire houses which we will visit in the summer At the Old Town Hall, The Shambles, Stroud, starting at 7.30pm.   Price: Members £2.00, Non members £3.00

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March 2018

Medieval Churches by Steven Blake

March 7, 2018

An illustrated talk by Steven Blake to be held in the beautifully restored Cirencester Church. Time to be confirmed Price: Members £5.00, Non members £7.00 to include a glass of wine.

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April 2018

Talk at Syde Manor with Dame Fiona Reynolds

April 5, 2018

Dame Fiona Reynolds, former head of the National Trust, will be speaking to us at the beautiful Syde Manor. Price and timing to be announced.

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AGM and talk by Tim Mars

April 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Our AGM followed by a talk from Tim Mars on the evolution of Tower Blocks which will bring us right up to date. At the Old Town Hall, The Shambles, Stroud, starting at 7.30pm.   Price: Members £2.00, Non members £3.00

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