Speakers for Local History Societies

Edward Hammond - Contact details for Edward Hammond are – email edwardhammond@live.co.uk – telephone: 07852957022. Talks include – Hannibal Barca: Rome’s Greatest Adversary – The Napoleonic Wars at Home? – Napoleon’s British Obsession: The Invasion of the ‘Nation of Shopkeepers
Danny Wells - Contact details for Danny Wells are – email: danny.wells@history-talks.co.uk – telephone: 01335 350536 – website: www.history-talks.co.uk. Talks include: – Art of the Garden – The English and Gardening – Joseph Paxton – Art of the Christmas Card – The Victorians and the Christmas Season
Peter Hammond - Contact details for Peter Hammond are- email: historyworkshops@aol.com – telephone: 0115 9145520 – website: www.handsonourhistory.co.uk Talks include – Middens and Muck – So You think You Know Nottingham (Parts 1,2 and 3) – Edward Carver: A Journey into Local and Family History – On the Buses – Potions, Lotions and Cure-alls – Murder, Mystery, and […]
Mark Dawson - Contact details for Mark Dawson are – email: mdfoodhistory@gmail.com – website: www.mdfoodhistory.weebly.com Talks include – Food and Drink in Tudor and Stuart Derbyshire – Food and Drink in Tudor and Stuart Nottinghamshire – Oatcakes: farming and diet in North Derbyshire – What’s up with ewe? A thousand years of English sheep’s milk cheese – Eating […]
Stephen Flinders - Contact details for Stephen Flinders are – email: stephenflinders@sky.com – telephone: 07791709499. Talks include – Terror from the Skies – January 1916 the night the Zeppelins came – Catherine Crompton’s Diary – The Life and Travels of Robert Bruce Napoleon Walker – A Family History Presentation along the lines of ‘Who Do You Think You […]
Mo Cooper - Contact details for Mo Cooper are – email: mocooper@yahoo.co.uk – telephone: 07950472022. Talks include – The Clergyman, The Widow and the Milkman’ (An exploration of Nottingham’s Edwardian landlords) – The History of the Deaf Community in Nottingham – Women’s History
Laura Binns - Contact details for Laura Binns are – email: nottinghamcastle@yorkat.co.uk – telephone: 07432 694174. Talks include – History of Nottingham Castle and the archaeology of the site
Chris Weir - Contact details for Chris Weir are – email: heritagetalks@outlook.com – telephone: 07922 496682 – website: www.heritagetalks.homestead.com Talks include – Lace, Slums and The Occasional Riot: The Making of Victorian Nottingham – The Story of Boots: Jesse Boot, Florence and the history of the Boots Company – A Woman’s Lot: Women’s History in Nottinghamshire, 1550-1950s – […]
Brian Binns - Contact details for Brian Binns are – email: bnbins@gmail.com Talks include – Binns Family History – The Campion Family
Matt Hurford - Contact details for Matt Hurford are – email: nottinghamcastle@yorkat.com – telephone: 07432694174. Talks include – History of Nottingham Castle and the archaeology of the site
Robert Mee - Contact details for Robert Mee are – email: RobertMMee@btinternet.com – telephone: 0115 9327495. Talks include – Nottinghamshire Castles – A Derbyshire Railway Outing: A railway tour using a 1920s timetable. – Aldercar and Langley Mill – 1000 Years in 60 Minutes – Derbyshire Associations for the Prosecution of Felons, 1703-2014: – Policing in 19th-Century Derbyshire […]
Bob Massey - Contact details for Bob Massey are – email: bob.m.massey@gmail.com – telephone: 0115 9263626. – website: www.bobmassey.info/415325374 Talks include: – General – Local History – Local History ( Nottingham) – World War One – Cinema – Theatre – Aircraft – Computers – Local History – Arnold albion@indigogroup.co.uk www.hoap.co.uk Heart of Albion  –  Explore Books  –  Alternative […]
Richard Gaunt - Contact details for Richard Gauntt are – email: richard.gaunt@nottingham.ac.uk Talks include: – Nottingham Castle (From Royal Residence to People’s Palace – and beyond) – The Women in the Lives of the 4th and 5th Dukes of Newcastle – The Pentrich Rebellion – Nottinghamshire and the Great Peace – Emma’s Sketchbook – Political Cartoons – Gladstone […]
James Wright - Contact details for James Wright are – email: jpwarchaeology@hotmail.co.uk – telephone: 07925 840920. Talks include – Rock of Ages, Medieval Stone Masons – Tattershall Castle – William Shakespeare Henry V and the Manipulation of History – Historic Graffiti – Castles of Nottinghamshire – Ritual Protection Marks at Knowle, Kent
Adrian Gray - Contact details for Adrian Gray are – email: adriangray@pilgrimsandprophets.co.uk – telephone: 07470-366689. Talks include – Why did they all come from here? – Religious Liberty: A Gift to the World from Notts and Lincs – Thomas Helwys: The Price of Freedom – The ‘Black Prince’ of Scunthorpe – The Wrays of Glentworth: Radical Religion in […]
David Mooney - Contact details for Dave Mooney are – email: dave.j.mooney@gmail.com – telephone: 07961077630. Talks include: – Folklore and Custom in the East Midlands – The History of Busking and Street Performance – Both talks involve elements of live music and performance. Folklore and Custom in the East Midlands traces a full year of seasonal practices in […]