On Saturday 22nd October 2016 between 9:30am and 4:00pm we will be holding our biannual Day School at Ravenshead Village Hall.
£7:50 members, £8:50 Non-members
1: Mark Dawson on Food and Drink in Nottinghamshire Households 1500 – 1700.
Mark Dawson is an amateur or part-time historian specializing in the history of food and drink in the early-modern period. He’s on the committee for the Leeds Symposium on Food History and Traditions and has a number of publications, the latest being on oats and oatcakes, published in September 2016 in Farmers, Consumers, Innovators, the world of Joan Thirsk (eds. Richard Jones and Christopher Dyer).
2: Stephen Flinders on Tudor Ilkeston
Stephen Flinders has been on the speaking circuit since 2008 presenting on a variety of
subjects including Local, Industrial, Social and Family History. Based near Ilkeston in Derbyshire he is a very active member of the Ilkeston and District Local History Society. Stephen has also participated in the production of several publications, either by himself or on behalf of his local history society.
3: Denise Amos on school meals in 20/30s Nottingham
Denise Amos has been the researcher for the Nottinghamshire Heritage Gateway website since its inception 16 years ago. She has a doctorate from The University of Nottingham in food and health in 19th century Nottingham and has taught undergraduates at the University. She has a wide interest in history especially 19th and early 20th century social history and is currently researching Conscientious Objectors in Nottinghamshire during the First World War.
4: Robert Mee on Heanor
Robert Mee is a qualified trainer and is on the Derbyshire Directory Speakers List. He holds an M.A. in English Local History from the University of Leicester where he is also a volunteer
research assistant. He writes for local magazines and newsletters as well as managing the website for the Heanor and District Local History Society and has written two books and conducted research projects on Heanor and Langley Mill.