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Gloucester History Festival

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Location: Blackfriars, Gloucester, GL1 2HN

History-Festival-Homepage-logoOn Sunday September 20th 2015, the Gloucester History Festival will come to a close with a series of speeches celebrating the experiences and contributions of immigrants to the county.

The Festival is about celebrating Gloucester’s past and looking to the future of the City. Today, it is a City with one of the youngest populations in the South West, with over 40 languages spoken. Nasreen Akhtar and Naisha Hussain will lead an event to celebrate Gloucester’s diversity through personal stories of early immigrants from all walks of life featured in the Our Untold Stories Project ten years ago. The event will focus on the effects of immigration on the county, as well as the experiences of second and third generation immigrants with regards to integrating into British society and topical issues surrounding immigration, identity and regeneration. Book tickets and find out more.

Tickets are £7 per person can be booked from July 27th at Gloucester Tourist Information Centre, 28 Southgate Street, Gloucester or on 01452 396572.

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