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


Laptop Fridays

Free weekly co-working space Introducing Laptop Fridays, a new way for creative people to work in the city with free pop up co-working space. A great way to work alongside other creatives, share ideas and make new contacts. We want to provide more opportunities for creative people to work alongside each other and build a …

Aethelflaed 2018 – Artist Commissions Announced

Gloucester Culture Trust is delighted to announce four commissions to Gloucestershire-based creatives. Gloucester Culture Trust recently had an Open Call Out for artists, asking them to help Gloucester celebrate the 1,100 anniversary of the death of Aethelflaed, an Anglo Saxon warrior queen buried in St Oswald’s priory. We received twenty-six inspiring and imaginative applications and …