University of Nottingham’s First History Festival


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5th, 6th and 7th April 2017. The 3-day Festival includes a wide range of events from talks and workshops to guided walks and living history – and all the events are free. Go behind the scenes at Manuscripts and Special Collection; discover more about family history research in the archives; hear Dr Nick Barratt of BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are? fame; walk in the footsteps of the Nottingham 1831 Rioters; find out more about the history and heritage of University Park Campus, Wollaton Hall and St Mary’s Church with our expert guides; step back into the past with living history and reenactment displays; encounter ancient hairstyles and the lives of medieval women; have opportunities to meet curators and researchers; find out more about the history of Nottingham’s Green Spaces and the First World War in Nottinghamshire; and much much more. The events take place across multiple locations including University Park Campus, Manuscripts and Special Collections and in the city centre. Maps and travel advice can be found in this brochure. You can also stay updated with the Festival via Facebook, Twitter and Instragram. We hope you enjoy the Festival and look forward to seeing you at the events.

The History Festival has been coordinated by the History Department at the University of Nottingham and brings together staff, students and community partners. Special thanks go to Dr Ross Balzaretti (Head of History), anonymous History alumni donors who have helped to fund this Festival, the student Festival Coordinators – Arthur Cain, Anna Honey, Flo Sandford-Richardson, Rosie Whillock, Mary Thompson, Laura Caley – and all the contributors and community partners engaged with the Festival. Festival Organiser – Dr Sarah Holland

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