“The History of Busking and Street Performance” – a talk by Dave Mooney

Nottinghamshire Archives County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, United Kingdom

This talk focuses on the period since the Industrial Revolution and highlights the lives and careers of notable performers from Regency fiddlers, through Victorian London, the Great Depression and into the Hit Parade! Free to FONA members, guests are asked to make a £3 donation. Tea, coffee and biscuits from 10.30 am

“In and out of Wedlock: four 19th Century Case Studies” – a talk by Karen Winyard

Nottinghamshire Archives County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, United Kingdom

The 19th century saw an increasing movement to reform the legal system both generally and with regard to married women’s rights. At the same time women, though disenfranchised, were becoming politically active with the feminist movement in its infancy. The battle for women’s suffrage could not be fought successfully until there had been radical changes […]