Gloucester Culture

We want our city to be known for its distinctive culture: innovative and excellent, quirky and edgy, diverse and community-based with a strong focus on young people.

We want to make Gloucester a better place to live, work and play


Our goals are to

  1. Develop artists and arts organisations

  2. Broaden the cultural offer to support social and economic development

  3. Develop a vibrant city centre full of cultural activity and things to do

  4. Develop audiences who enjoy the new cultural opportunies being created

  5. Put Gloucester on the cultural map by developing high profile events

  6. Make things happen to continue the momentum for change


Hot tickets: The National Theatre comes to Gloucester

Last night, the National Theatre came to Gloucester for the first time ever.  They brought their UK touring show, My Country, to the Guildhall for three sell-out performances. Gloucester was their only stop in the South-West and the Guildhall was the smallest of all the many prestigious venues taking part. Hot tickets, indeed! The production …

Great Place: £1.49million awarded to Gloucester

We are thrilled to announce that Gloucester City Council – along with partners including Gloucester Culture Trust (that’s us!), University of Gloucestershire, the NHS, Create Gloucestershire, Gloucester Cathedral and many others – has been awarded £1.49million for a three-year investment in the city’s heritage and arts activity and infrastructure. Through this work, we aim to …