On Saturday 11th January 2020, 10:00am – 12:30pm, at Lenton Grove, there will be two local history presentations.
Kevin Powell, A Place to Rest … in Peace
Kevin, who is a regular attender at Saturday morning seminars, will talk about his work on the General and Church Cemeteries in Nottingham, their history and some of the people buried in them. Kevin leads the guided walks programme for Nottingham Civic Society.
Dr Denise Amos, Conscientious Objectors in the First World War.
Denise runs the Nottinghamshire Heritage Gateway (a website hosted by the Thoroton Society),and has recently been working on the conscientious objectors of Nottingham and further afield following the introduction of conscription in 1916.
The Saturday Local History Seminars are organised by the University of Nottingham’s Department of History and are generally held on the second Saturday of the month at Lenton Grove. They are open to everyone with an interest in local and regional history. Booking is not necessary and the entry fee of £5 covers the cost of attending the seminar together with coffee and biscuits in the interval. The seminars start at 10.00 am and finish at approximately 12.30 pm.
Lenton Grove is most easily accessed via the West Gate (Beeston) on the main University of Nottingham campus. There is roadside parking approximately 100m beyond Lenton Grove, just past the School of Humanities building.
For further information about these seminars, contact: Prof. J.V. Beckett, Department of History, University Park, Nottingham. NG7 2RD
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