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Good news!  Gloucestershire Archives will reopen for pre-booked appointments on Thursday 3rd December.  Information about how to book your appointment, including essential pre-ordering of documents, appears on our Preparing to Visit page.  Please can anyone planning to visit on Thursday 3rd or Friday 4th December make the arrangements by 5pm on Tuesday 1st?

Festival Manager for Gloucester History Festival: Brief for freelance position


At an exciting point in the development of the History Festival, Gloucester History Trust (GHT) are looking for a committed and enthusiastic individual to help deliver an ambitious vision.  In March 2020 GHT plan to submit a bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund.  If successful, this will enable them to prepare an ambitious and sustainable strategy and business plan for the next 3 years and beyond.  For this reason, this post is initially offered as an eight month contract, anticipated to run from March to October 2020.

To apply:

Please send a CV along with an Expression of Interest (maximum 2 sides of A4) to:

Please include the following information:

  • Approach to the work
  • Relevant Experience
  • Full qualifications
  • Methodology, milestones
  • Two referees and 2 examples of previous relevant work

Further information

Please download the full brief from the right hand side of the page.

For further information, please contact Heather Forbes (City Voices Trustee) or Sarah Rawlings (Fundraiser).

Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 21 February 2020

Please submit your tender response to:

Interviews:  Thursday 27 February 2020

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