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'Routes to Gloucester's Heritage' exhibition

Gloucester Guildhall July 2016 - Art Exhibition

Gloucester Trade Centre of the West

Why was Gloucester once regarded as the Trade Centre of the West?

This Janice Lyall exhibition explores the importance of the navigable River Severn and the associated canal system to Gloucester. It explains the significance of bridges throughout Gloucester's history alongside some fortifications and highlights the importance of Royalty and worship on providing education. It also identifies the impact of its strong engineering skill base upon trade and innovation.

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