Angel Row History Forum

We Will Remember Them, Panya Banjoko -   Join us On Tuesday 6th August 2019,  10.00 to 12.00 at 1st Floor Central Library, Angel Row, Nottingham  for a talk on the contribution made by the British West Indian Regiment (BWIR) to the First World War.   Panya Banjoko has performed widely, including at the 2012 Olympic Games and as part of the award winning film […]
A Century of Council Housing in Nottingham, Chris Matthews and Dan Lucas - Join us On Tuesday 7th May 2019,  10.00 to 12.00 at 1st Floor Central Library, Angel Row, Nottingham  for an illustrated talk on the biggest collective leap in living standards in the City’s history. Dan Lucas is Policy and Planning manager at Nottingham City Homes  Chris Matthews is a historian, graphic designer and author of ‘Homes and Places: […]
Confessions of a Teenage Pop-idol, Vince Eager - Unfortunately due to illness we have been forced to cancel the Angel Row Local History Forum planned for 5th February 2019 at Nottingham Local Studies Library, 1st Floor Central Library, Angel Row, Nottingham. We hope to hold an alternative Forum meeting at a later date.
The History of the Robin Hood Line, Dave Amos - On Tuesday 6th November 2018  10.00 to 12.00 at 1st Floor Central Library, Angel Row, Nottingham  for a talk on The History of the Robin Hood Line with  David Amos. The original Leen Valley line was opened as far as Kirkby-in-Ashfield on 2 October 1848 where it joined with the Mansfield & Pinxton Railway and services from Mansfield […]
The Chilwell Disaster 1918, Angel Row History Forum - Join us on Tuesday 14thAugust 2018  10.00 to 12.00 at 1stFloor Central Library, Angel Row, Nottingham  for a talk on the Chilwell Munitions Factory and the Explosion of 1918 with  Alan Dance, local historian and author of “Canary Child” and “Narrow Marsh” Following tea/coffee from 10.00 the talk will start at 10.30 You can pre-register in person at the […]
From Suffrage to Citizenship in Nottinghamshire, Angel Row History Forum - On Tuesday 8th May 2018, 10:00 to 12:00, in the Local Studies Library on the first floor of Nottingham Central Library To mark 100 years since women gained the vote Val Wood from the Nottingham Women’s History Group will talk about the struggle of women to get the vote and the continuing fight to attain full […]
Roman Nottinghamshire - On Tuesday 6th February 2018, 10:00 to 12:00, in the Local Studies Library on the first floor of Nottingham Central Library Mark Patterson will give an illustrated talk about the surprising wealth of evidence for Roman life in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Following tea/coffee from 10.00 the talk will start at 10.30. Mark Patterson is the author […]
Revolution - On Tuesday 14th november 2017 at Nottingham Central Library at 10:30am Richard Gaunt, Nottingham University, will explore events in Nottingham in 1817 ;  a story of poverty and discontent,  rebels , plots and spies. How close did Nottingham get to a revolution two hundred years ago? Following tea/coffee from 10.00 the talk will start at […]
Nottingham’s Trams - On Tuesday 8th August 2017 at 10:00am in the Local Studies Library on the first floor of Nottingham Central Library there will be a presentation on the background, development, expansion and subsequent decline of Nottingham’s, and surrounding areas, first electric tram system. It will be accompanied by a viewing of The Ripley Rattlers on video and extracts […]
Present Location Uncertain - On Tuesday 9th May, 2017 commencing at 10:00 in the Local studies Library, 1st Floor, Central Library Nottingham Chris Weir, will give a talk on the letters (1916-18) of Nottingham soldier, Harold Priestley. This event is FREE. You can pre-register by phoning the Local Studies Library on 0115 9152870 or by email to Local_studies.library@nottinghamcity.gov.uk A Community […]

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