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July 2018

My Favourite Archive

July 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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An opportunity for members to discuss their favourite archive, whether held at Nottinghamshire archives or elsewhere, and what it means to them and their research. Admission to non-FONA members £4.00 including refreshments. Places may be booked at the Archives with payment by non-members on the day.  

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September 2018

Remembering the West Bridgford UDC buses – A talk by Peter Hammond

September 15, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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September 2018 is the 50th anniversary since Nottingham City Transport absorbed the bus fleet of the former West Bridgford UDC. In this talk Peter will bring back many memories of these once familiar vehicles and the various served. Admission to non-FONA members £4.00 including refreshments. Places may be booked at the Archives with payment by non-members on the day.

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November 2018

Captain Albert Ball, WW1 Flying Ace

November 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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Fighter pilot, celebrity, brother, comrade, son: An exploration of the loves, aerial exploits, business deals, and identities of Nottingham's very own World War 1 hero. Admission to non-FONA members £4.00 including refreshments. Places may be booked at the Archives with payment by non-members on the day.

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January 2019

“Up the flue” – A talk by Bob Massey

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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The strange history of chimneys and chimney sweeps. Admission to non-FONA members £4.00 including refreshments. Places may be booked at the Archives with payment by non-members on the day.

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February 2019

“Signed and Sealed” – A special joint event between FONA and the National Archives

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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£10.00

The event will examine how historic documents are marked to reveal their authorship and identity. Tickets will be £10 (+ a £1.67 booking fee) and will shortly be available online thorough Eventbrite.

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March 2019

Annual General Meeting

March 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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Following the AGM, Richard Gaunt who is standing down as Chair, will tell us about the first seven yeras of FONA whic he has chaired throughout.

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May 2019

“Bradshaw’s: An early railway tour” – A talk by Robert Mee

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Nottinghamshire Archives, County House, Castle Meadow Road
Nottingham, NG2 1AG United Kingdom
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A history of Bradshaw and his famous timetables, including a mystery tour! Admission to non-FONA members £4.00 including refreshments. Places may be booked at the Archives with payment by non-members on the day.

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July 2019

Guided tour of St. Mary’s Church in the Lace Market

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
£4.00

Meet at 11a.m. There will be a small charge of £4 for the event. Please have correct money if possible.

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