An ambitious plan to make Gloucester a cultural hotspot has helped to drive the setting up of a new cultural hub, the UK’s first socially distanced artist commission and a cultural outreach scheme for people during lockdown.
After previous visits to Gloucester city centre earlier this year, the Continental Street Market is heading back to Gloucester from Wednesday 28 to Saturday 31 October, hoping to bring with it a continental atmosphere during the half term holidays.
Following the review of an application for a markets licence at Gloucester All Blues RFC, we will not be giving permission as landowner to operate on this site. On this basis, a markets licence will not be granted.
In response to latest government advice, from Friday 5 June Gloucester crematorium will accommodate up to 20 mourners, whilst continuing to minimise the risks of Covid-19 and provide dignified and safe funerals.
To limit the amount of non essential social contact, the Museum of Gloucester, Gloucester Guildhall and Blackfriars are closing to the public and events either cancelled or postponed until further notice.
After announcing the closure of Marketing Gloucester, 4 members of staff will be brought in to Gloucester City Council for 3 months on fixed term contracts. The council has also proposed a Liquidator to begin the insolvency process.
Nowans Community Trust is showcasing its projects, the Lives of Colour I-Mmigrate exhibition and the Authors of Colour book club initiative, in partnership with The Museum of Gloucester. The exhibition tells the personal stories of people of the Windrush generation who settled in Gloucester and Gloucestershire.
Steve has previously set up Make it York, York's destination management organisation, as well as as sat on the boards for Marketing Birmingham, the Newcastle Gateshead Initiative and York Business Improvement District.