Tag Archives: Gloucester Quays

Dereliction at the Docks

Over Christmas I went for a walk around Gloucester docks with a friend who was visiting for the week. My friend, Andy, comes from Gloucester but moved away some years ago and, like me, is a keen amateur photographer. What … Continue reading

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Christmas Reindeer

It is still far too early in the month to get Christmassy, but I went out for my first Christmas lunch yesterday, so I am going to make an exception. So, to start to get into the Christmas spirit, here’s … Continue reading

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Gloucester Quays or Anywhere

In last week’s Citizen there was an article about the latest new eatery to announce its arrival at Gloucester Quays: The Real China, a “popular Chinese buffet restaurant”. It’s brilliant news that restaurants continue to flock to the Quays. The … Continue reading

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Gloucester Pub Research Revisited #3: Docks

In my continuing mission to re-visit all of Gloucester’s pubs, I undertook my third pub crawl research trip on Saturday evening. The mission this time was the Docks pubs, which I last did on 7 February 2009. You can read … Continue reading

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Town Crier

Alan Myatt is a regular sight around the streets of Gloucester: he is the town crier. Last year he celebrated 25 years as Gloucester’s Town Crier and, as he holds the world record as loudest town crier, recording an eardrum-shattering … Continue reading

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The Roving Crows #2

Having blogged a photo of the Roving Crows yesterday, I was delighted when a friend told me that they are once again performing the “Crow’s Paddy’s Day Extravaganza” at the Gloucester Guildhall on Saturday 16th March – I will be … Continue reading

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Colourful Dereliction

Where Gloucester Quay’s stand today was High Orchard Street: situated adjacent to the Docks it was once the heart of industrial Gloucester. With the waning of the canals the area fell into disrepair and more recently it was home to … Continue reading

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