Beatrix Potter visits Gloucester

The House of the Tailor of Gloucester was visited today by two people who are both important for the city of Gloucester.

Our first visitor was Richard Graham, the prospective parliamentary candidate ( conservative ) for the city of Gloucester.

 

 

 

Richard Graham at the tailor of gloucesterMr Graham can be seen here together with his wife and son, and the talented gentleman who hand signes all the share certificates.. He bought shares for himself, and his son today, and expresed his support for the Tailor of Gloucester.

Miss Potter outside the Tailor of Gloucester shop

 

Later in the day we were honoured by a visit from Miss Potter herself. She told us all about how she wrote the tale, based on a real story.

You can see a video of her visit by clicking here. Beatrix Potter was played by Kareen Preece, a local actress and a Gloucester civic trust guide.

Like all our wonderful English regions, Gloucester has it's own dialect and accent. You may want to listen to Glawster As Er Be Spoke Don't forget you can talk with us on our Gloucestershire boards

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