This section provides reports on events that have been organised by the Company’s Interest Groups (IGs).
Drinks at the Pied Piper Appeal Classic Cars, Trucks and Gardens
11 June 202310:00 am - 7:00 pm
Event type: IG Event
Visit to Brimscombe Port and the Long Table Restaurant
22 June 20235:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event type: IG Event
Walk and Talk at Colesbourne Arboreteum
26 June 20235:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event type: IG event
Visit to RHS Malvern
Our party of over forty members and guests enjoyed a private preview visit to the RHS Spring Show at the Malvern Three Counties showground. Fine weather and a tasteful supper...
23 May 2023
Visit to Sebring Sports Cars
On 27 April 2023, a group of 16 members visited Vial Spark now re-branded as Sebring Sports Cars. Mark and Rebecca Denyer started the business as a company which would...
8 May 2023
The Gloucestershire Business Lecture
The Honourable Company of Gloucestershire held its first Business Lecture on 18 January, which was “A Macro-Outlook on 2023”, and was given by the award-winning financial commentator Janet Mui who...
20 January 2023
2022 Gloucestershire Schools’ Christmas Lectures
After an absence of 3 years due to Covid, the 11th Annual Gloucestershire Schools’ Christmas Lectures were held at the Bacon Theatre, Dean Close School in December 2022 to a...
5 December 2022
Presentation to the Best ATC Unit – 2419 (Quedgeley) Sqn
On Monday 5 December the Warden, Lt Col Andrew Tabor, accompanied by Col Andy Hodson, Chairman of the Armed Forces Group (AFG) of The Honourable Company, and Major Robert Wharton,...
5 December 2022
David Vaisey Prize 2022
The David Vaisey Prize was awarded at the Cheltenham Literature Festival on Sunday 9 October. The winners were The Tewkesbury Library. It is awarded for an initiative by public libraries in Gloucestershire...
9 October 2022
Visit to Energy from Waste Facility
Twenty members and guests visited the Urbaser Javelin Park site and received presentations the plant operation and its relationship with Gloucestershire County Council. Waste from Gloucestershire is collected by local...
27 September 2022
Police visit Aug 31st
Members were privileged to have an exclusive look round the brand new facility that’s just opened at Bamfurlong. Home to 200 staff the complex has undergone a £12.5m transformation and...
31 August 2022
Badminton House visit
On one of the hottest days of the year members and their guests were treated to a fascinating afternoon at Badminton House . The last in a short series of...
15 August 2022
Back to the cave exhibition at Clearwell Caves
On one of the hottest days of the year members spent a fascinating two hours underground in Clearwell Caves…at a chilly 10c ..admiring the location itself and the skill of...
26 July 2022
Visit to Westonbirt House Gardens
Once again the weather was kind for our visit to the grade one listed gardens at Westonbirt House. Created by Robert Holford between 1840 and 1885 the house and gardens...
8 June 2022
Visit to Jenner Museum
Despite the heavy showers members and their guests enjoyed a very memorable visit to the Jenner Museum in Berkeley. Postponed for over a year it was only fitting that we...
17 May 2022
RHS Malvern Spring Festival visit
Talk about the calm before the storm ! Our party of forty was welcomed and shown round the tranquil show gardens of this years RHS Malvern Spring Festival ……the day...
4 May 2022
Visit to Electro Flight
A group from the HCG visited Electro Flight to hear and see how this small Gloucestershire company had obtained the world speed record for electric aircraft. Roger Targett founding Director...
5 April 2022
Presentation of Boots to the Army Cadet Force
Presentation in the Netherlands to the Chairman by Ed van Wezel CEO of IBG of £3,500 worth of boots for Glos ACF.
2 February 2022
Gloucestershire: Towards a Net Zero Carbon county?
A discussion forum, following on from COP 26, with short presentations outlining the issues and with inputs from the University of Gloucestershire, the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and local businesses,...
7 December 2021
Visit to the Holst Victorian House
Over twenty five of us were transported through time and found ourselves in the home of Gustav Holst … one of Cheltenham's most famous sons. We heard the story of...
28 October 2021
David Vaisey Prize 2021
On Sunday 10 October, during The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival, Bernardine Evaristo, Booker Prize-winning author and academic( pictured) presented the winning libraries with their prizes at...
10 October 2021
Cadet Awards 2021
The Armed Forces Group sponsors annual awards to units of each of the three cadet forces in the Ceremonial County, namely the Sea Cadet Corps, the Army Cadet Force and...
10 October 2021
Imjin 70 Dinner
In the meantime, links with South Korea will be maintained and in late September 2021 a dinner was held at Imjin Barracks, Gloucester to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the...
25 September 2021
Visit to Kiftsgate Gardens
As always our thanks must go to our hosts, Anne and Johnny Chambers, who gave our party a very enthusiastic and personal welcome to their lovely garden. On a typical...
13 July 2021
Visit to the Stroud Canal Trust
Despite being postponed for over a year a large group of us gathered for a guided walk along the Cotswold Canal at Fromebridge. The few spots of rain quickly disappeared...
29 June 2021
Virtual Visit to Woodchester Mansion
Over thirty members and guests enjoyed a fascinating talk by archivist Liz Davenport. View Woodchester Mansion website
25 May 2021
Lecture on the Battle of Imjin River
Following an interesting and thought-provoking talk by Chris Ryland, Chair of Trustees of the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum, at one of the Company’s Supper Lectures, a number of Honourable Company...
25 February 2020
Visit to Cheltenham Ladies College
Members were shown round this iconic Arts and Crafts building and had supper afterwards. View Cheltenham Ladies College website
17 February 2020
Visit of the Korean Ambassador
The Warden and Past Warden, Patrick Brooke, attended the Soldiers of Gloucestershire Museum (SOGM) at the invitation of the Chair of Trustees, Chris Ryland. They were introduced to the Korean...
2 December 2019
Gloucestershire Schools’ Christmas Lecture 2019
The Tenth Annual Gloucestershire Schools' Christmas Lectures took place at the Bacon Theatre, Dean Close School, Cheltenham, on Monday 2 December 2019, when 487 students from 15 Gloucestershire schools discovered...
2 December 2019
Visit to Gloucestershire Constabulary HQ
Following an invitation from the Chief Constable of Gloucestershire Constabulary, Rod Hansen, himself a member, 55 members of the Honourable Company of Gloucestershire were given a unique opportunity to look...
21 October 2019