Events 2023-24


Further details are available from the contacts noted below.

Christmas Lunch at Egypt Mill, Nailsworth

Wednesday 20th December 2023

Evening with Wild Swans and Supper, WWT Slimbridge

Friday 2nd February  2024

Visit to the Textile Conservation Studio

Wednesday 10th April 2024

Guided tour of the Medieval Monastic Estate of Frocester

Sunday 28th April 2024 3:00-5:00pm

CNFC Member Arthur Price has kindly agreed to give members a guided tour of the buildings of the family farm, a survival of the Medieval Monastic Estate of Frocester, and still in use. The Grade I-listed cruck-framed barn was built for John de Gamages, abbot (1284.-1306) of St. Peter's Abbey, Gloucester. A handsome lodge and gatehouse stand at the entrance of the farmstead. Close by lie Grade II-listed Victorian shelter sheds and granary with cart shed, now believed to have been designed by Charles Hansom for William Leigh, owner of Woodchester Mansion. An important Romano-British settlement was discovered under fields by Arthur’s father Eddie Price. Maximum 30 places; cost per person £10. Fully booked

Contact (email link): Peter Cornish

Visit to Gloucestershire Energy from Waste Facility, Haresfield

Thursday March 27th and Tuesday April 29th 10:00-12:00

Further details in due course, meanwhile see the Urbaser website.

Maximum 15 places on each date.

5-day, 4-night excursion to Norfolk

Monday 23rd to Friday 27th September 2024

Excursion by coach to Norfolk, including visit to Sandringham; staying at the Holiday Inn, Norwich NR1 1HU. For further details see the draft itinerary.

Contact (email link): Denise Magauran and Lynn O’Farrell

Future events to be confirmed

  • Day trip to Ledbury including the Master’s House and the Anglican Church of St Michael and All Angels (Spring)
  • Day trip to Stourbridge Glass Quarter (the Museum and the Red House Cone) and Hartlebury Castle (Autumn)