On Saturday 11th February 2017 commencing at 10:00am in Lenton Grove on the University of Nottingham campus Dr Julie Attard, Project Development Officer, will give a presentation on the HLF-funded Charnwood Roots project based at the University of Leicester. The project is part of the ongoing work in Leicestershire for the Victoria County History. In this seminar she will be talking about the project, its origins and current organisation, and looking at what is coming out of the ongoing research into this area of north-west Leicestershire.
The Department of History organises local history seminars which take place on Saturdays between October and March. They are open to all with an interest in local and regional history. Booking is not necessary and the entry fee of £5 includes refreshments.
The seminars start promptly at 10am and finish at 12.30pm, and are held in Lenton Grove, accessed via the West Entrance of the University Park campus. There is limited parking outside the Department of History, and roadside parking 100m beyond Lenton Grove, just past the Humanities Building.