Be transported into the world of Beatrix Potter
A special tour from the City Museum and the Civic Trust will offer an insight in to Beatrix Potter's world.
On Wednesday 2nd October, from 2pm, visitors to the City Museum on Brunswick Road will be transferred to the hidden world of Beatrix Potter.
Gents, come in to Earl's & Co and enjoy a haircut and finish, glass of whisky and a shoeshine for £18.50
Terms: Later and earlier appointments available upon request
Contact: 01242 504887
Valid until: Tuesday, December 31 2013
Traveling through the city, the tour will take customers on a journey through Beatrix's fascinating life and upbringing, lasting approximately one hour unveiling the hidden treasures behind some of her cherished tales.
There will be a chance to discover how Beatrix found the name for the beloved Peter Rabbit, alongside why she visited Gloucester, plus the real story behind the famous children's book 'The Tailor of Gloucester'.
Councillor Jennie Dallimore, Deputy Leader and Cabinet member for Communities and Neighbourhoods, Gloucester City Council said: "The stories of Beatrix Potter are something many of us have grown up with, whether it is Peter Rabbit or the Tailor of Gloucester and the magic of these books will continue to inspire future generations.
"It is important that residents and visitors understand just how significant the stories are to Gloucester and how our city influenced her writing. It's another fantastic part of our heritage to showcase"
Tickets are priced at £4 per person and can be bought from the Guildhall box office on (01452) 503050 or online at www.gloucestermuseums.co.uk
Fans of the author will have another chance to delve in to the world of Beatrix with a talk held by world-renowned Beatrix Potter expert, Judy Taylor-Hough, to coincide with the 110th anniversary of 'The Tailor of Gloucester' on 27th November at 7.30pm in the City Museum further information can be found at www.gloucestermuseums.co.uk