Each year a local history society hosts a regional meeting in the summer where, through talks and guided walks, the history of the area is explored.

The most recent Summer Afternoon Meeting was held on Sunday, 2 July 2023 at Blockley, courtesy of Blockley Heritage Society. [The programme and meeting report are available to download.]

The next Summer Afternoon Meeting will be held at Coleford on Sunday 30 June 2024, courtesy of the Forest of Dean Local History Society. Details and a Booking Form will be available here in due course.