Programme of events for 2019

Lectures, unless otherwise stated, are held at the Nottingham Mechanics, 3 North Sherwood Street, NOTTINGHAM NG1 4EZ at 2.30 pm. This venue is fully accessible and has facilities for disabled people. A bookstall is available from 2.00 pm.

Saturday 12 January
The Norah Witham Lecture: ‘The Newly-built Personality of Ralph, Lord Cromwell’
Speaker: James Wright, University of Nottingham

Saturday 9 February
Maurice Barley Lecture: 'Distinctiveness and Assimilation: re-discovering Viking-Age stone sculpture in the East Midlands'
Speaker: Paul Everson, University of Keele

Saturday 9 March
Myles Thoroton Hildyard Lecture: ‘Codnor Castle and The de Greys of Codnor’
Speaker: Maureen Taylor

Saturday 23 March
Nottinghamshire Local History Association Day School
See www.nlha.org.uk for details

Saturday 4 May
Thoroton Research Group, led by John Wilson
Meet in the Board Room at Nottingham Mechanics at 10:30 am

Saturday 27 April
Spring Meeting & AGM*
Dean Hole Community Centre, Caunton, NG23 6AD At 2:00 pm

Tuesday 21 May
Excursion: Bolsover Castle, Ashover and Ault Hucknall Churches
Leader: Ceril Little

Thursday 20 June
Excursion: Historic sites in Sherwood Forest, by ‘antique’ London Transport omnibus, led by
Leader: Peter Hammond

Tuesday 16 July
Excursion: Bletchley Park
Leader: Alan Langton

Thursday 12 September
Excursion: Kirby Hall and Fotheringhay Church
Leader: Pete Smith and Alan Langton

Saturday 28 September
Thoroton Research Group, led by John Wilson
Meet in the Board Room at Nottingham Mechanics at 10:30 am

Saturday 12 October
Archaeology Lecture: ‘Nottingham Castle Development and Archaeology’
Speaker: Heather Mayfield, Chief Executive, Nottingham Castle Trust

Tuesday 15 October
Keith Train Lecture in association with Nottingham Civic Society: ‘Art Deco’
Speaker: Elain Harwood
Venue: Nottingham Mechanics, Sherwood Street, at 7:30 pm

Saturday 19 October
Nottinghamshire Local History Association Day School
See www.nlha.org.uk for details

Saturday 2 November
Annual Luncheon*
Kelham House Country Manor, NG23 5QP

Saturday 9 November
Nottinghamshire History Lecture: ‘Separate Spheres: Gender in Domestic ‘Spaces’ in C18th Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Households.’
Speaker: Lucy Judd, Nottingham Trent University

Saturday 14 December
Neville Hoskins Lecture: ‘Stanley Middleton, Nottinghamshire Author’
Speaker: David Belbin, Chair, Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature

 

Further details of events marked * will be announced in the Newsletter and on the website.