An exploration of Nottingham's Edwardian Landlords
CELEBRATING HERITAGE TOGETHER – a week of talks and exhibition in collaboration with Nottinghamshire Archives and the Thoroton Society. CLICK HERE for full programme and online booking through Eventbrite.
They will bring the fate of the paupers under the 19th century poor law vividly to life with their dramatic performances. By turns funny and poignant, this event is not to be missed.
Michael Chapman's principal interests lie in all aspects of both historical and modern brick manufacture and the application of brick in the built environment particularly within the context of local history. He is the Chair of Woodborough Local History Society and Chair of the British Brick Society.
Richard James was librarian of arguably the most significant private library of the seventeenth century, and custodian of the Magna Carta and Beowulf. This talk follows his journey to meet the Russian Tsar, a whale hunting trip to Greenland, and his travels through the British Isles.
How researching two names on a marriage agreement turned into a family history rollercoaster ride from a 16th century rural backwater to the very top of 19th century Nottingham society. Featuring greedy lawyers; land speculators ; a father trying to safeguard his daughter's £2000 dowry against a groom who'd left it rather late to get […]
Explore a year in the traditional folk customs of the East Midlands. From mob football games to Maypole dances and mummers plays, this lively talk incorporates live music, puppetry and a wealth of personal anecdotes. Tea/coffee and mince pies served from 10.30am