Nottinghamshire in the time of Jane Austen – A talk by Chris Weir

Nottinghamshire Archives County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham

Travellers to Nottinghamshire in the time of Jane Austen would pass through elegant country towns and bustling market places, see grand houses and enjoy tea and dances in candle-lit ballrooms. All the talk was of fashion, science and politics as new canals, enclosure an new roads changed the landscape. But what was life like for […]

My Favourite Archive

Nottinghamshire Archives County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham

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.  

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

Nottinghamshire Archives County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham

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 […]

Captain Albert Ball, WW1 Flying Ace

Nottinghamshire Archives County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham

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.

“Up the flue” – A talk by Bob Massey

Nottinghamshire Archives County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham

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.