Make History Happen! Youth Conference 2014

Wollaton Hall


Youth Heritage Conference 2014


at Wollaton Hall Natural History Museum, NG8 2AE

Tuesday 15 July 2014,  10.15 am – 3.45pm


Hosted by the Learning, Engagement & Collections Team, Nottingham City Museums & Galleries and in partnership with Nottinghamshire Local History Association and Nottinghamshire County Council (Nottinghamshire Archives).

Join us at this Conference with a difference! If you are a young person (approx 16-21 years) and interested in heritage come along to this unique event, being held at Wollaton Hall, a magnificent  Tudor mansion. The day aims to bring together young people and heritage workers involved in museums, archives, libraries, archaeology, arts, heritage and community activities.

Tours of Wollaton Hall are included in the day

Booking is essential as places are limited.

Telephone 0115 8762194 or for further information contact

The event is free and some catering is provided.  There is also a café in the stable yard that sells drinks and food.

The programme will include ‘Bringing the Tudors to Life!’,  Tours of the Hall, Presentation of certificates to Wakefield Project (Nottinghamshire Archives/Home Education Students) for work on World War 1 memorial catalogue, Lunch (in the Lord Middleton Suite),  Getting Into Film – How a group of young filmmakers (Rubber Goat Films) are ‘making a difference’ in local communities and the creative arts, Stalls & Workshops (in Education Room).

‘Have-a-go’ with a quill pen, find out about conservation and bookbinding (Nottinghamshire Archives), get information about NOTTINGHAMSHIRE LOCAL HISTORY ASSOCIATION it Is doing about heritage. Discover what’s happening in Community Archaeology, discover more about the George Africanus (Belong) project that has been finding out about a former slave who became a Nottingham businessman. take a look at Greenshoots youth projects, see how Junction Arts and ‘Combine’ (farming heritage) have been involving young people and what they are planning for the future, check-out the handling collection of the City Museums & Galleries Loans service, discover what young people with the Illuminate Project have been doing on WW1.