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Native Plants of Britain, Steve Lowell, Keyworth and District LHS

Keyworth Centenary Lounge Elm Avenue, Keyworth

On Friday 7th July 2017 in the Centenary Lounge, Keyworth Village Hall at 7:30pm Steve Lowell will give a talk on the native plants of Britain. Guests are welcome for a small charge. Refreshments and a bookstall are available after the speaker.

The Crying Sin of England, John Goodacre, Wolds Historical Organisation

Wymeswold Memorial Village Hall 2-5 Clay Street, Wymeswold, Loughborough

On Tuesday 16th October 2018 John Goodacre will give a talk called The Crying Sin of England - an account of the Enclosure Awards and Leicestershire.  The usual time 7.45 prompt in the Jubilee Room of Wymeswold Memorial Hall.  As always non-members most welcome but will be asked to contribute £3.00. Full details of the […]

The Nottinghamshire Heritage, Chris Weir, Farnsfield LHS

Farnsfield Village Centre New Hill, Farnsfield

On Wednesday 14th November 2018 at 7:30pm in the lower hall of the Village Centre Chris Weir will conduct a visual tour of churches, fields, farms, local personalities and architecture, country houses, castles and towns.

Natural Boundaries, Andrew Brown-Jackson, Wolds Historical Organisation

Wymeswold Memorial Village Hall 2-5 Clay Street, Wymeswold, Loughborough

On Tuesday 11th December Andrew Brown-Jackson will be passing on his first-hand expertise of Natural boundaries: traditional Midlands hedge laying and dry stone walls. Usual place, usual time:  Jubilee Room of Wymeswold Memorial Hall, Clay Street, Wymeswold, LE12 6TY at 7.45 p.m. prompt. As always non-members most welcome but will be asked to contribute £3.00. […]

Ancient Woodlands, Dr George Peterkin, Manuscripts and Special Collections

University of Nottingham, Djanogly Theatre University Park, Nottingham

On Thursday 31 January 2019, 1-2pm at the Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts the leading forest ecologist and historian Dr George Peterken will discuss how historical maps and records were used to construct the Ancient Woodland Inventory, which identifies and records information about woods that are believed to have been in existence since at least 1600. He […]

The Sherwood Forest Trust, Dr Patrick Chandler, Manuscripts and Special Collections

University of Nottingham, Djanogly Theatre University Park, Nottingham

Thursday 21 February 2018, 1-2pm Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts Dr Patrick Candler, Chief Executive of the Trust, will talk about how the Trust was formed, the range of works that have been done in the past, where they are at the moment and plans for the future. The world’s most famous heritage forest, legendary stomping ground of […]

The Changing Nature of Sherwood Forest, Dr Charles Watkins, Manuscripts and Special Collections

University of Nottingham, Djanogly Theatre University Park, Nottingham

Thursday 21 March 2019, 1-2pm Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts Professor Charles Watkins of the University of Nottingham examines the diverse ways that artists, poets, novelists and naturalists have valued the forest How has Sherwood forest been represented and understood over the last 400 years? This talk is being held in connection with the exhibition Sylva: ‘To slowly […]