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George Martyn’s Barn Open Day

George Martyn's Barn Main StreetKeyworth,

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 GateMansfield,

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, Nottingham

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

Heritage Talk at Worksop Library, Tom Simpson: Sporting Great

Worksop Library Memorial Avenue, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

At 2:oopm on Wednesday 15 September 2021 at Worksop Library. Local cycling legend Tom Simpson grew up in Harworth but left in 1959 to pursue his career as a professional […]

Free

Coal in the Blood

Mansfield Library Four Seasons Centre, West GateMansfield,

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 StreetKeyworth,

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 […]

Archaeological Frauds, Dr Martin Tingle, Wolds Heritage Organisation

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

On Tuesday 21st September at 7:45pm in Wymeswold Memorial Village Hall Dr Martin Tingle will shed light on ‘Archaeological Frauds’ (previously advertised as ‘Archaeological Hoaxes’)..  

Beyond the Mayflower Exhibition, Lakeside Arts

University of Nottingham, Weston Gallery University ParkNottingham,

‘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 ParkNottingham,

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, Nottingham

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 GateMansfield,

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 ParkNottingham,

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

Community Archives Conference 2021

On Zoom: 13th October 2021, 5.00pm – 7.30pm A reminder that it's not too late to sign up for our conference! Tickets are going fast, so don't delay with your registration. What's […]

Free

The Making of a Pilgrim Woman, Lakeside Arts

University of Nottingham, Djanogly Theatre University ParkNottingham,

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

Nottingham’s Lost Theatres, Bob Massey, Arnold Local History Group

Arnold Methodist Church 54 Front Street, Arnold, Nottingham

At 7pm on Tuesday 19th October 2021, at Arnold Methodist Church 54 Front Street, Arnold, Nottingham NG5 7EL Bob Massey will be giving a talk entitled:  ‘Nottingham’s Lost Theatres!’  After […]

Nottingham Now, Tom Huggon, Nottingham Civic Society

Nottingham Mechanics Institute North Sherwood StreetNottingham,

On Tuesday 19th October 2021, at 7:30pm, at The Nottingham Mechanics Institute Tom Huggon will present the Keith Train Lecture You will remember Tom was going to talk in the […]

Free

Exploring Ancestry at Beeston Library

Beeston Library Foster Avenue, Beeston, Nottingham

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, Nottingham

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, Nottinghamshire

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

Murder: Ghosts and the Like, Bob Massey

On Monday 1st November 2021 at 7:00pm at Pam's Café and Bar (Mansfield Road, Daybrook) Bob Massey will present an evening of dark tales about the area's gloomy past

£4

Recruitment to Remembrance: The Story of Underage Boy Soldiers

Mansfield Library Four Seasons Centre, West GateMansfield,

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

Remembrance Day – Lest We Forget

The Crossings Social Club Station RoadCarlton,

An evening of remembrance with talks from prominent local historians Their names will live on - Andy SmartMud, Munitions & Memorials : Nottinghamshire & World War 1 - Chris WeirThe […]

£12

Edwardian Landlords, Mo Cooper, Beeston & District LHS

Chilwell Memorial Institute 129 High Road, Chilwell, Nottingham

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 ParkNottingham,

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

The Sudan, Mike Kelley, Wollaton Historical & Conservation Society

Wollaton St Leonard's Community Centre Bramcote Lane, Wollaton, Nottingham

On Wednesday 24th November 2021 at 7:30pm at St Leonard’s Community Centre, Bramcote Lane. Mike spent 8 years in the Sudan. He will talk about its people, its British connection […]

Exploring Local Maps at Worksop Library

Worksop Library Memorial Avenue, Worksop, Nottinghamshire

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 ParkNottingham,

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, Newark

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, Nottingham

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 […]

To be Confirmed, Wollaton Historical & Conservation Society

Wollaton St Leonard's Community Centre Bramcote Lane, Wollaton, Nottingham

On Wednesday 23rd February 2022 at 7:30pm at St Leonard’s Community Centre, Bramcote Lane. Topic to be confirmed. Free for members, £2 visitors.

Goose Fair, Bob Massey, Pentagon Local History Society

Elston Village Hall Top Street, Elston, Newark

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 […]