Events for the University of Nottingham’s History Festival

We have been asked to participate in a History Festival organised by the University of Nottingham. Avid followers of our activities will of course know we have (repeatedly) run these events before, but do not fear – there is also a new and VERY exciting new project being worked on – so watch this space! More

Wed 8th Mar – 7pm: Historic Graffiti – the Hidden Story of the Hopes, Fears and Desires of a Nation

Please also see our events page.

We are delighted to announce our first event of 2017, a talk by James Wright (University of Nottingham) on the awesome subject of Historic Graffiti:

Modern graffiti is often seen as transgressive and stupid. However, look closely in the light of a torch at the walls of our historic buildings, trees, caves and rockfaces and you will see a world of graffiti left that illuminates the psychology of our ancestors. The study of historic graffiti enables us to hear the lost voices of ordinary individuals through their images of daisywheels, ships sailing across the walls, knights drawing their swords, demons stalking the stonework and every animal imaginable…

Wednesday 8th March 2017 – 7pm

Broadway Cinema

Room 2 (if in doubt where to go, simply lurk around near the Box Office just before 7pm and we will find you!).

Free event – venue wheelchair accessible.

If you are planning to come, please send us a quick email so we can get a better idea about numbers.

Charlie & Bluebell Hill Boy – Launch Event Dec 7th

Following the publication of our brand new book Charlie & Bluebell Hill Boy, we invite you to the launch event:

7th December 2016 – 7pm

Nottingham Mechanics

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Charlie & Bluebell Hill Boy – Our brand new book is out!

We are delighted to present our brand book:

Charlie & Bluebell Hill Boy

Two biographical sketches

By Colin Brett

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What we have been up to…

Well, we always say that our online presence is updated rather irregularly, but still, sorry for not having posted any news for quite a while. More

Once more ‘To the Castle!’

We have been asked by those organising the University of Nottingham’s ‘Being Human’ festival to run another of our popular guided walks ‘To the Castle!’.

And so we shall venture off once more on:

Saturday, 19th November 2016
Start 4pm St Peter Square (outside M&S)

As always this event is free of charge and wheelchair accessible.

For details please see our events page.

103 Foresters – Project update

We have been asked how our 103 Foresters project is progressing and when to await the next pamphlet.* More

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