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Watson Fothergill Walk, Lucy Brouwer

Watson Fothergill Walk, 1 August 2021, 10 am, £15, 2hrs/ 2km. Booking via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/lucy-brouwer-17382656768 The original city centre walk, looking at the flamboyant Victorian architecture of Watson Fothergill, also […]

£15

British Summer Time Begins: The School Summer Holidays 1930-1980, National Archives Online Event

Online

Wednesday, 4th August 2021, 7:30pm, FREE, register via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/british-summer-time-begins-the-school-summer-holidays-1930-1980-tickets-163190369789?discount=Mypriority&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wo_in_august&utm_source=emailmarketing&utm_content=2021-07-17 The excitement of the summer holidays has been experienced for centuries. While some of summer's traditions are still enjoyed today, […]

Free

Becoming British, National Archives Online Event

Online

Friday, 6th August 2021, at 2:00pm, FREE, register via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/becoming-british-tickets-161769307353? The National Archives holds records of over a quarter of a million naturalisations which took place between 1844 and […]

Free

Punishing the Victorian Pauper, National Archives Online Event

Online

Friday, 13th August 2021, 2:00pm, FREE, Register via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/in-their-own-write-punishing-the-victorian-pauper-complainer-tickets-161770404635?discount=Mypriority&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wo_in_august&utm_source=emailmarketing&utm_content=2021-07-17 Uncover how paupers easily found themselves disciplined or 'punished' for writing letters of complaint about how they were treated by […]

Free

The Carrington Crawl. Lucy Brouwer

The Carrington Crawl, 15 August 2021, 1 pm, £15, 2 hours/ 3km. Booking via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/lucy-brouwer-17382656768 A look at the domestic architecture of Watson Fothergill and his chief assistant L.G. […]

£15

Members’ Evening, Nottinghamshire Family History Society

Nottinghamshire Archives County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham

On Wednesday 18 August 2021 at 7:00pm (possibly) at Nottinghamshire Archives the Society will hold a members Evening.. This event is for members only. For information about membership  or Society […]

The Lost History of Mary Davies, National Archives Online Event

Online

Wednesday, 18th August 2021, 7:30pm, FREE, register via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/inheritance-tickets-161771279251?discount=Mypriority&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=wo_in_august&utm_source=emailmarketing&utm_content=2021-07-17 Heiress Mary Davies, born in London during the Great Plague of 1665, inherited an extensive plot of land west of […]

Free

Watson Fothergill Evening Walk, Lucy Brouwer

Watson Fothergill Walk, 19 August 2021, 6.pm, £15, 2hrs/ 2km. Booking via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/lucy-brouwer-17382656768 The original city centre walk, looking at the flamboyant Victorian architecture of Watson Fothergill, also known […]

£15

Watson Fothergill Walk, Lucy Brouwer

Watson Fothergill Walk, 22 August 2021, 10 am, £15, 2hrs/ 2km. Booking via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/lucy-brouwer-17382656768 The original city centre walk, looking at the flamboyant Victorian architecture of Watson Fothergill, also […]

£15

The Hine Hike, Lucy Brouwer

Hine Hike: The Buildings of Thomas Chambers Hine, 29 August 2021, 2pm, £15, 2hrs/3km. Booking via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/lucy-brouwer-17382656768 A look at some of the work of another architect who made […]

£15

‘House of Houses’, A ‘Leaves of Southwell’ Conference

Online

Join an international team of expert speakers to explore a vast array of fascinating topics including: Medieval cross-slabsMasons’ marksThe surviving medieval glass found in the MinsterThe challenges and recent discoveries […]

£10

A Walk in the Park, Bob Massey

Breck Hill Park, Arold

On Sunday 5th September 2021 at 2:00pm Bob Massey will conduct a free history talk and walk starting outside the Community Centre at Killisick Recreation Ground on Coppice Road

Free

Thoroton Society visit to Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle

Due to the continuation of restrictions on group numbers attending visits to attractions, the visit to Nottingham Castle scheduled for Tuesday 6 July was postponed until Wednesday 8 September. Nottingham […]

George Martyn’s Barn Open Day

George Martyn's Barn Main Street, Keyworth

George Martyn’s Barn on Main Street, Keyworth, dating from 1651, is a unique and iconic feature of the village conservation area. It has been inaccessible to the public until now […]

Mansfield Town Centre Heritage Walk, Inspire

Mansfield Library Four Seasons Centre, West Gate, Mansfield

On Tuesday 14th September 2021 between 10:30am and 12:00pm starting at Mansfield Central Library there will be a FREE heritage walk loosely following an established town centre trail. You will […]

Free

House History Workshop at West Bridgford Library

West Bridgford Library Bridgford Road, West Bridgford

At 2:oopm to 3:30 pm on Tuesday 14 September 2021 at West Bridgford Library. Learn how to discover the history of houses and other buildings, whether they are in a […]

£5

Coal in the Blood

Mansfield Library Four Seasons Centre, West Gate, Mansfield

The book launch event for ‘Coal in the Blood: An East Midlands Coalmining Anthology’, edited by Natalie Braber and David Amos and published by Five Leaves Books, takes place at […]

Free

George Martyn’s Barn Open Day

George Martyn's Barn Main Street, Keyworth

George Martyn’s Barn on Main Street, Keyworth, dating from 1651, is a unique and iconic feature of the village conservation area. It has been inaccessible to the public until now […]

Beyond the Mayflower Exhibition, Lakeside Arts

University of Nottingham, Weston Gallery University Park, Nottingham

‘Beyond the Mayflower’ opens at the Weston Gallery, Lakeside Arts, Nottingham, on Thursday 23 September 2021 and will remain open until Sunday 16 January 2022. Admission freeOpen Tuesday-Sunday, 12noon-4pmClosed Monday […]

Free

Family History: One-to-One ZOOM Sessions

Online

5.30, 6.15 & 7pm on 28 September 2021, FREE, Booking required Are you looking for hints on how to discover more about your family history? Why not sign up for […]

Free

Mayflower 400 and Pilgrim Roots: Challenging the Myth, Lakeside Arts

University of Nottingham, Djanogly Theatre University Park, Nottingham

Wednesday 29 September, 1pmDjanogly Theatre Anniversaries present exciting opportunities to revisit traditional stories and significant historic events with a critical eye. 2020 saw the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's voyage […]

£3

Arnold’s History: Patriotism and Protest, Bob Massey

Arnold Ex-Servicemen's Club Clinton Street, Arnold

On Monday 4th October 2021 at 7:30pm at Arnold Ex-Servicemen's Club Bob Massey will present an evening of tales about Arnold's long and troubled past

£3

Footprints of Mansfield’s Past, Neil Piedger, Mansfield Library

Mansfield Library Four Seasons Centre, West Gate, Mansfield

At 2:00pm on Tuesday 12th October 2021, at Mansfield Central Library, Neil Pledger of ArtDK shares his fascinating photographs, drawing the observer into a place where lost Mansfield history bleeds […]

£3

Gallery Tour: Beyond the Mayflower, Lakeside Arts

University of Nottingham, Weston Gallery University Park, Nottingham

Wednesday 13 October 2021, 11amWeston Gallery Join us for a guided walk through of the exhibition and learn about the stories behind the items on display.

Free

The Making of a Pilgrim Woman, Lakeside Arts

University of Nottingham, Djanogly Theatre University Park, Nottingham

Thursday 14 October, 1pm, in the Djanogly Theatre Artist Rachel Carter will talk about her two year project inspired by her Nottingham ancestors in the textiles industry and the Pilgrims […]

£3

Exploring Ancestry at Beeston Library

Beeston Library Foster Avenue, Beeston

On Wednesday October 20, 2021, at 10:30am at Beeston Library join one of our librarians for a small group session, where they will demonstrate some of the lesser-known aspects of […]

Free

Bolsover Castle Through the Ages

West Bridgford Library Bridgford Road, West Bridgford

At 2:00pm on Tuesday 26 October 2021 at West Bridgford Library Ian Morgan tells the story of Bolsover Castle from the humble Norman beginnings to today's beautiful shadow of its […]

£3

Footpads, Kings and Highwaymen at Worksop Library

Worksop Library Memorial Avenue, Worksop

On Wednesday 27 October 2021 at 2:00pm at Worksop Library Ian Morgan will describe the journey of just 34 miles following the old Great North Road through Nottinghamshire, and in […]

£3

Recruitment to Remembrance: The Story of Underage Boy Soldiers

Mansfield Library Four Seasons Centre, West Gate, Mansfield

At 2:00pm on Tuesday 9 November 2021 at Mansfield Central Library Jo Riley tells the story of the thousands of underage volunteers who signed up in the early stages of […]

£3

Edwardian Landlords, Mo Cooper, Beeston & District LHS

Chilwell Memorial Institute 129 High Road, Chilwell

Beeston and District Local History Society On Wednesday November 17th 2021 at 7.30pm, at The Chilwell Memorial Institute, 129 High Road, Chilwell, Nottingham NG9 4AT community historian Mo Cooper  will […]

Family History: One-to-One ZOOM Sessions

Online

5.30, 6.15 & 7pm on 23 November 2021, FREE, Booking required Are you looking for hints on how to discover more about your family history? Why not sign up for […]

Free

Causes of Contemporary Migration, Lakeside Arts

University of Nottingham, Djanogly Theatre University Park, Nottingham

Tuesday 23 November, 1pmDjanogly Theatre As the world becomes ever more interconnected, migration becomes ever more fluid and complex and looks set to increase in the coming decades. This lecture […]

£3

Exploring Local Maps at Worksop Library

Worksop Library Memorial Avenue, Worksop

At 2:30pm on Thursday 25th November 2021, at Worksop Library, join one of our librarians for a group session, where they will demonstrate the range and variety of local maps […]

Free

Gallery Tour: Beyond the Mayflower, Lakeside Arts

University of Nottingham, Weston Gallery University Park, Nottingham

Wednesday 1 December 2021, 2pmWeston Gallery Join us for a guided walk through of the exhibition and learn about the stories behind the items on display.

Free

Traditional Christmas, Bob Massey, Heritage Lincolnshire

Online

On Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 7:00pm via ZOOM Bob Massey will tell how our British traditions of the Christmas season came about. Book online at www.heritagelincolnshire.org/shop/tickets/ Single tickets for […]

Christmas Party, Pentagon Local History Society

Elston Village Hall Top Street, Elston

On Wednesday 15th December 2021 the Society will hold its Christmas party in the Chequers Pub The Society normally meets every fourth Wednesday of the month in Elston Village hall […]

Christmas Quiz & AGM, Beeston & District LHS

Chilwell Memorial Institute 129 High Road, Chilwell

Beeston and District Local History Society On Wednesday December 15th 2021 at 7.30pm, at The Chilwell Memorial Institute, 129 High Road, Chilwell, Nottingham NG9 4AT the Society will hold its […]

Goose Fair, Bob Massey, Pentagon Local History Society

Elston Village Hall Top Street, Elston

Wednesday 27th April  2022 at 7:30pm in Elston Village Hall Bob Massey will tell the story of Nottingham's traditional Goose Fair Admission to the talks is free. The Society normally […]