Saturday 21 June – Free Event – Drop in or join us for the whole day.
Local history and archaeology societies from throughout the county along with archaeological units, museums and other regional archaeological organisations will display, examine and discuss current archaeological work being undertaken throughout Nottinghamshire.
Suitable for everyone including those with a general interest in what is happening in their area, people actively taking part in archaeological work and those wanting to get involved.
11am -12.15pm – Short talks on local archaeological projects in the Djanogly Recital Hall (no.3 entrance next to the Museum). Free but tickets need to be booked. Five local societies present their work. The session will be introduced by David Knight from Trent and Peak Archaeology who will also give a short overview of work in the region.
12 – 4pm – Drop in event with stalls in the Rehearsal Hall (no.3 entrance next to the Museum). Local history and archaeology societies and regional archaeological units and organisations will display and discuss their work. See the wide and varied work that is being done and find out about opportunities to join in.
12 – 4pm – Drop in event in the Museum. Portable Antiquities Database and the Historic Environment Record for Nottinghamshire. Join the Finds Liaison Officer for Nottinghamshire and Nottinghamshire County Council to see what has been found in your area and bring objects for identification.
12 – 4pm – Drop in event. Angear Visitor Centre, Djanogly Gallery 2, Learning Studio (no.1 entrance next to the Museum). Hands on Sessions with archaeological material from Nottinghamshire. Come and handle and find out more about a wide variety of archaeological material from Nottinghamshire including stone artefacts, pottery, coins, animal bones and environmental material dating from the Palaeolithic to the post medieval period.
This day is organised by The University of Nottingham Museum and supported by the Thoroton Society and the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies.