Remembrance Angel

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

At this time of year we remember those whom we have lost.  For many of us the restrictions of Coronavirus have made it difficult for us to mourn as we would have liked.  During November we invite you to visit our Remembrance Angel and add the name of your loved one to the installation, with …

Vigil for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

The Transgender Day of Remembrance commemorates those who have lost their lives as a result of violence towards transgender people. Transphobic violence is connected to race, gender and class, with trans women of colour at greater risk of violence and death. We invite you to light a candle, say a prayer or sit quietly to …

Angels Trail

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

A free family trail this Christmas.  There are hosts of angels hidden at Discover DeCrypt. Come and see how many you can find!  There's a clue sheet to help you and a prize at the end. You can also sign up to our mailing list to get a free Christmas Activity sheet and enter our …

CANCELLED Christmas Crafts Workshop

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

Learn how to make your own Christmas decorations from natural materials. Families welcome.

Free – £25

Christmas at DeCrypt

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

A service of prayers, readings and music to celebrate Christmas. All are welcome. Please be sure to wear a face covering and keep 2m from other visitors.

Interactive Crib Service

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

Join us for this special family service this year by zoom. Dress as a character from the Christmas story - or wear a festive jumper of Christmas hat! Children, please be sure to keep your grown-up with you to help!  You can get them to wear a Christmas hat too! The zoom link is available …

Wet Felting Workshop

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

Please note: this activity is suspended while Gloucester remains in tier 4. Please contact us to register your interest and we will let you know as soon as a new date is fixed. An introduction to the creative craft of wet felt making suitable for complete beginners or those with a little experience. In this …

£25

Art & Craft Workshops 2021

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

We will be running an exciting programme of monthly art and craft workshops throughout 2021 starting in February.  Learn a new craft or develop existing skills further. Workshops will include: Painting with Pastels Learning to Mosaic Easy Handprinting Willow Weaving Wet Felting Beaded Jewellery Decoupage Candles Introduction to Watercolour Cyanoprint Christmas Wreaths and Garlands Tickets …

£25

Service for Christian Aid Week

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

We will be holding a service for Christian Aid Week on Friday 14 May at 1.00pm. Join us to pray for the action of Christian Aid around the world as we mark its 75th anniversary and hear about the stories of people supported by its work. You can also join the service wherever you are via …

Getting Arty with Nature

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

Get ready to be creative outdoors! We’ll be using natural materials to make our own artworks, sketching the plants and flowers we find, and looking at how nature produces ‘art’ all by itself. Bring a sketchpad and pencil - some colouring pencils too if you like. Ideal for 8-12 year olds, but there will be …

Free – £5.00

All About Birds

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

The churchyard is full of birds. See how many different kinds you can spot. Can you recognise their song?  Where are they nesting? What do they eat? We’ll be providing activity sheets and identification guides, but feel free to bring your own bird-spotting guide and a pair of binoculars if you have them. Children of …

Free – £5.00

Squirrel Watch

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

Have you ever really spent time watching squirrels? These furry rodents have made the churchyard their home. Did you know a squirrel can rotate its ankles 180°? That’s why it can climb down a tree head first. Squirrels are really good at adapting to human environments and become quite tame. Join us for Squirrel Watch …

Free – £5.00

We’re All Going on a Bughunt!

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

There are loads of mini-beasts in the churchyard. We’ll be turning over stones and peeking beneath leaves to see what we can discover about the secret lives of insects. Children of all ages are welcome but under 12s must be accompanied by an adult. Please bring a sketchpad or paper and pencil (colour pencils too …

Free – £5.00

‘Love your Burial Ground’ Churchyard Tour

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

To celebrate Love Your Burial Ground Week in June we will be running a guided heritage tour of the churchyard.  Learn about the challenges of city burial through the ages. Find out what happened in the churchyard during the Civil War.  Explore the memorials and discover the stories of characters such as Theophilus Wright, China …

£5.00

Tai Chi for Adults

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

Gentle exercise for health and fitness.

Diversity Recording for Families

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

On Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 June we’ll be joining people all over the country to observe and record the wildlife we find in the churchyard as part of Churches Count on Nature week. See how many different species of birds, animals, insects and plants you can find in the churchyard…you’ll be surprised!  We’ll provide …

Discover DeCrypt Knit in Public Day

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

World Wide Knit in Public Day is the largest knitter-run event in the world. It started in 2005 and is now celebrated in 57 different countries. The mission is: “Better Living through stitching together” ! We are proud to be hosting our first ever Knit in Public Day event. Come and join us to knit …

Diversity Recording for Families

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

On Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 June we’ll be joining people all over the country to observe and record the wildlife we find in the churchyard as part of Churches Count on Nature week. See how many different species of birds, animals, insects and plants you can find in the churchyard…you’ll be surprised!  We’ll provide …

Rainbow Cuppa

Discover DeCrypt Southgate Street, Gloucester

A warm welcome to the LGBTQ+ community and allies. Come and enjoy a cuppa and some chat in the Schoolroom with the chance to pick up any information you need. Hosted by the LGBT+ Partnership. Wheelchair accessible.

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